LITESPORT London Lite Tuesday, 28 July 2009 33 ARSENAL FIRST GAME: EVERTON (A) STRIKE target Marouane Chamakh admits he is still in the dark over his future. He said: I have to study all proposals. I dont know where my future lies. PRE-SEASON: Tomorrow Hannover (a) Sat Atletico Madrid (h), Sun Rangers (h) August 8 Valencia (a) CHELSEA FIRST GAME: HULL (H) CLAUDIO PIZARRO insists he could still stay at Stamford Bridge. The out-of-favour striker said: I have two more years here so for now I stay to see what happens. PRE-SEASON: Sat Reading (a), August 9 Man United (CS, Wembley) FULHAM DIOMANSY KAMARA has refused to rule out a move to French outfit Bordeaux. The striker said: I have a contract until 2011 so it is up to the club. FIRST FIVE GAMES:FriFutbolo Klubas Vetra(UEFA Cup Q L1, a)August 6Futbolo Klubas Vetra (UEFA Cup Q L2, h) 15Portsmouth(a)18Blackburn (h) TOTTENHAM FIRSTGAME:LIVERPOOL(H) HARRY REDKNAPP has ruled out a move for West Hams Matthew Upson. He said: Hes terrific but I dont see them wanting to sell. I dont see that happening. PRE-SEASON:TomorrowWestHam (Beijing)FriTBC (Beijing)Sun SouthChina (HongKong)August 9Olympiakos(h) WEST HAM FIRST GAME: WOLVES (A) JACK COLLINSON is impressed by Luis Jimenez, signed on loan from Inter Milan. Jimmy already looks like part of the team, he said. PRE-SEASON:Tomorrow Tottenham (Beijing)FriTBC (Beijing)August 8 Napoli(h) CHAMPIONSHIP CRYSTAL PALACE FIRSTGAME:PLYMOUTH(H) JOHANNES ERTL has vowed to prove to boss Neil Warnock that he deserves to be kept on at Selhurst Park. He said: I feel comfortable at the club. PRE-SEASON:TodayNorwich(h)Thurs Bromley(a)August2Gillingham(h) QPR FIRSTGAME:BLACKPOOL(H) ADEL TAARABT will make his first start since returning on loan from Spurs tonight. The winger played 45 minutes in Fridays 2-2 draw with Oxford. PRE-SEASON:Today Wycombe (a) Sat Southampton (h) READING FIRST GAME: FOREST (H) BRENDAN RODGERS says all his players should be like Brynjar Gunnarsson. He said: He looks after himself, leads the right life and hes not wasting time doing stupid things. PRE-SEASON:TodayQvidingFIF(a)Sat Chelsea (h) WATFORD FIRSTGAME:DONCASTER(H) MALKY MACKAY will decide on whether to offer French trialist Claudio Beauvue a permanent deal when he returns from the pre-season training camp. PRE-SEASON: Tomorrow St Albans (a) Sat Parma (h) LEAGUE ONE BRENTFORD FIRST GAME: CARLISLE (A) ANDY SCOTT has warned teen striker Moses Ademola that he must work harder to win a first team place. He said: Moses is not ready yet. Hes a long way off. PRE-SEASON: Sat Hayes & Yeading (a) CHARLTON FIRST GAME: WYCOMBE (H) DEFENDER Jonathan Fortune is close to securing a move to Sheffield United after impressing on trial at the Championship club. Fortune featured in the Blades weekend friendly with Bury. PRE-SEASON:TodayIpswich(h)Sat Bournemouth (a) GILLINGHAM FIRST GAME: SWINDON (H) DENNIS OLI picked up a knee injury in the weekend friendly with Calais. It was a poor tackle and the same player did one in the second half on Andy Barcham, said boss Mark Stimson. PRE-SEASON: Today Bromley (a) Thurs Croydon (a) Sat 1 Thurrock (a) Sun Crystal Palace (a) August 4 Whitstable Town (a) LEYTONORIENT FIRST GAME: BRISTOL R (A) TAMIKA MKANDAWIRE claims Orient must maintain the goal threat they showed in the 6-1 win over Newcastle. Last year we struggled for goals. This year, hopefully, things will change, he said. PRE-SEASON:Thurs StAlbansCity(a) SatDag&Red(a) MILLWALL FIRSTGAME:SHAMPTON(A) ZAK WHITBREAD is set to hold talks with manager Kenny Jackett about his future in the next 48 hours. The transfer-listed defender missed the tour to Ireland through injury. PRE-SEASON:Today Dartford(a)Sat Middlesbrough(a) SOUTHEND FIRST GAME: HFIELD (H) DAMIAN SCANNELL will miss the start of the League One season after picking up an ankle injury over the weekend. PRE-SEASON: Today Barnet (a) Fri Stevenage (a) WYCOMBE FIRST GAME: CHARLTON (A) LEWIS HUNT and Lewwis Spence (left) are both doubts for tonights friendly with QPR at Adams Park through injury. PRE-SEASON:Today QPR(h)Thurs Hampton and RichSat Bristol City (a) LEAGUE TWO BARNET FIRST GAME: LINCOLN (A) CLIFF AKURANG has joined non-leaguers Rushden & Diamonds on a season- long loan deal with a view to a permanent move. PRE-SEASON: Today Southend (h) Tomorrow Billericay (a) Sat Ebbsfleet (a) DAG & RED FIRST GAME: CREWE (A) JOHN STILL will make a decision this week on the future of trialist Glenn Poole. The former Brentford winger was an unused substitute in the weekend win over Southend. PRE-SEASON:Tomorrow Birmingham (h)Sat Leyton Orient (h),August 3 Enfield (a) Fixtures are subject to change LONDON CALLING Yourclub-by-clubguidetoalltheteamsinandaroundthe capital.Keepupwiththelatestnewsonyourclubeveryday LITE&BITTER Gotanaxetogrind?Doithere... To be considered for publication, texts must be submitted with name and address or postcode. Please restrict messages to 25 WORDS. Thanks. >>Text TELLUS to 65800 followed by a space and your messageEach text costs 50p plus standard network charges >>Text LL RANT to 65400 Terms apply. See thisislondon.co.uk/lite HES big, wears white, the rest of his team are *****, Peter Crouch, Peter Crouch Monkfish, Chislehurst quick off the mark, if not wholly original and, for those struggling, its not dynamite Ed GOONERGAL (L&B 27/07) are you still going on about Ashley Cole? You should be glad, you ended up with a better player in Clichy. Moaning southerners! Fernando Gerrard RE TOURE (L&B 27/07) oh dear! Our best strikers gone and now it looks like Kolo will follow. We are heading for mid table. Seb the Gooner, Walthamstow RE BECKS (L&B 27/07) MLS USA, the final frontier. Beckhams five-year mission was to boldly go and visit a strange new footballing world in the Galaxy. His continuing mission on a $32.5m budget was to....become an alien, a Yankee Doodle Dandy! John Roswell, W2 FARMS (L&B 27/07) why dont you try going round a circuit on a 500cc bike with no brakes, then say its boring. Shy Lee PIGSFLY (L&B 27/07) its going to be a close thing between Drogba and Terry to kiss that badge first. Macca BRETT LEE bowled in the nets at Edgbaston today -- but he wont be fit for the third Ashes Test, starting on Thursday. The Aussie paceman missed the first two Tests with a rib injury and would be a perfect replacement for the off-form Mitchell Johnson. But vice- captain Michael Clarke said: I dont think Brett is going to be right. He only bowled off three or four steps in the net. He is doing plenty of fitness work and is working very hard. I am not sure exactly how far away he is but I think he is out of contention for Thursday. Clarke was pleasantly surprised by the Edgbaston wicket, described as a nightmare and jelly by anxious groundsman Steve Rouse last week. Clarke said: The wicket looks better than we expected. It is quite dry. I would imagine that spin will play a part in this game. I dont think the forecast is great and I am sure conditions will come into it when selecting the side. We know we need to improve with bat and ball and perform at the highest level. Ian Bell, picked by England to replace injured batsman Kevin Pietersen, knows he has to perform too. He said: I look back at (my record against) the Australians as the one record I need to sort out in my career. Im aware of that, and Im looking forward to putting that right. more than 2005 Bowlers are Key as Kent reach semis KENT captain Rob Key hailed his bowlers as his side beat Durham by 56 runs to book their place in the Twenty20 Cup finals day at Edgbaston. Having made 149 for seven at Canterbury, the 2007 champions skittled out the visitors with 16 balls to spare. James Tredwell took three for 18 while Azhar Mahmood and Wayne Parnell both picked up a couple of wickets. Key said: We thought 150 would be a good score because it was spinning. If you see guys like Gareth Breese and Ian Blackwell turning the ball, then you know there would be something in it for our guys too. Sussex are also through after they beat Warwickshire. 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