44 Wednesday, 9 September 2009 London Lite LITESPORT ARSENAL P3 W2 D0 L1 Pts6 ANDREY ARSHAVIN is expected to play for Russia in their clash with Wales tonight. The midfielder has been struggling with a groin problem. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Man City (a) Sept 16 St Liege (CL GRP, a) 19 Wigan (h) 22 WBA (CC R3, h) 26 Fulham (a) CHELSEA P4 W4 D0 L0 Pts12 FORMER Blue Pat Nevin has told of his fears over the transfer ban. He said: All those at the World Cup will be expected to keep going with absolutely no chance of a rest at any point. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Stoke (a) Sept 15 Porto (CL GRP, h) 20 Tottenham (h) 23 QPR (CC R3, h) 26 Wigan (a) FULHAM P3 W1 D0 L2 Pts3 WEST BROM are hoping to convince Fulham to let Diomansy Kamara join them on loan until January, but Roy Hodgson is unlikely to let him go due to involvement in the Europa League. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sun Everton (h) Sept 17 CSKA Sofia (EL Grp, a) 20 Wolves (a) 23 Man City (CC R3, a) 26 Arsenal (h) TOTTENHAM P4 W4 D0 L0 Pts12 KYLE WALKER, who is on loan at Sheffield United has been prevented from playing for England at the World Under-20 Championship later this month. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Man Utd (h) Sept 20 Chelsea (a) 23 Preston (CC R3, a) 26 Burnley (h) Oct 3 Bolton (a) WEST HAM P3 W1 D1 L1 Pts4 VALON BEHRAMI made his return after six months out with a knee ligament injury in the reserves 6-0 defeat of Birmingham. New signing Alessandro Diamanti scored twice. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Wigan (a) Sept 19 Liverpool (h) 22 Bolton (CC R3, a) 28 Man City (a) Oct 4 Fulham (h). CHAMPIONSHIP CRYSTAL PALACE P5 W1 D2 L2 Pts5 GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI has revealed he regularly sends Ireland scouts to watch Paddy McCarthy. He said: We know Paddy -- we have seen him several times in London. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Scunthorpe (h) Sept 15 QPR (a) 19 Derby (h) 26 WBA (a) 29 Sheff Wed (h) QPR P5 W1 D3 L1 Pts6 PATRICK AGYEMANG has been handed some match practise with Queens Park Rangers reserves. The striker is returning to full fitness after an injury lay-off. NEXT FIVE GAMES:SatPeterborough (h)Sept 15CrystalPalace(h)19Cardiff(a)23 Chelsea(CCR3,a)26Barnsley(h) READING P5 W1 D2 L2 Pts5 FORWARD Simon Church is unlikely to face Russia for Wales tomorrow night as he is coming to terms with the death of his father, who died last week. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Doncaster (h) Sept 16 Cardiff (h) 19 Peterborough (a) 26 Watford (h) 29 Preston (a) WATFORD P5 W1 D3 L1 Pts6 LOAN signing Henri Lansbury is eager to show Watford fans what he is made of. He said: I wanted to come here, play well and get the team into a good league position by the time I leave -- so they are my aims now. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Barnsley (h) Sept 15 Plymouth (a) 19 Leicester (h) 26 Reading (a) 29 Coventry (h) LEAGUE ONE BRENTFORD P6 W2 D3 L1 Pts9 CAPTAIN Kevin OConnor thinks it will take time for the side to show their best form. He said: I think our natural game will return as we get more experience at this level. NEXT FIVE GAMES:Sat Huddersfield (a)Sept 19BristolR(h)26Yeovil(a)29 Southend(h)Oct 3Swindon(h) CHARLTON P6 W6 D0 L0 Pts18 PHIL PARKINSON has been nominated for the League One Manager of the Month award for August. The Charlton boss has led the Addicks to six straight league wins to top the table. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Southampton (h) Sept 19 Norwich (a) 26 Exeter (h) 29 Colchester (a) Oct 3 Leeds (a) GILLINGHAM P6 W2 D1 L3 Pts7 MARK STIMSON has called on fans to enjoy Simeon Jacksons brilliance while he is at the there. He said: Appreciate him and enjoy him, because you just dont know how long he will be at the club. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Millwall (h) Sept 19 Leeds (a) 26 Norwich (h), Oct 3 Southampton (a) 6 Norwich (JPT R2, h) LEYTON ORIENT P6 W1 D2 L3 Pts5 THE Os will check on Andros Townsend this week after the on-loan Spurs midfielder was called up for international duty for the England Under-19 game with Russia. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat 12 Exeter (h) Sept 19 Stockport (a) 26 Millwall (h) 29 Norwich (a) Oct 3 Wycombe (a) MILLWALL P6 W1 D4 L1 Pts7 PLYMOUTH defender Krisztian Timar has emerged as a loan target for Kenny Jackett. The Hungarian international, 29, is currently on the fringes of the Argyle starting line-up. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Gillingham (a) Sept 19 Huddersfield (h) 26 Orient (a) 29 Yeovil (h) Oct 3 Tranmere (h) SOUTHEND P6 W1 D4 L1 Pts7 DAMIAN Scannell shed half a stone during the summer and said: Im in better shape now though and hopefully that can help because this is a massive season for me. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Fri Leeds (h) Sept 19 Brighton (a) 26 Oldham (h) 29 Brentford (a) Oct 3 Stockport (a) WYCOMBE P6 W1 D1 L4 Pts4 MIDFIELDER Marlon Pack is keen to extend his one month loan spell at Adams Park from Portsmouth. The 18-year-old said: I would definitely like to extend the deal to January or even until the end of the season. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Hartlepool (a) Sept 19 MK Dons (h) 26 Swindon (a) 29 Tranmere (h) Oct 3 Orient (h) LEAGUE TWO BARNET P6 W4 D1 L1 Pts13 GARY BREEN faces a fitness test on Friday. The former West Ham star is battling to shake off a knee injury in time to play Macclesfield this weekend. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Macclesfield (a) Sept 19 Bradford City (h) 26 Rotherham (a) 29 Dag & Red (h) Oct 3 Grimsby (h) DAG & RED P6 W4 D1 L1 Pts13 FORMER Millwall midfielder Danny Spiller is set to join Daggers. Spiller was released by the Lions this summer after a run of injuries. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Sat Chesterfield (h) Sept 19 Burton (a) 26 Morecambe (h) 29 Barnet (a) Oct 3 Hereford (a) Fixtures are subject to change LONDON CALLING Yourclub-by-clubguidetoalltheteamsinandaroundthe capital.Keepupwiththelatestnewsonyourclubeveryday PREMIER LEAGUE P W D L F A PTS CHELSEA 4 4 0 0 10 2 12 TOTTENHAM 4 4 0 0 11 4 12 MANUTD 4 3 0 1 8 2 9 MANCITY 3 3 0 0 4 0 9 STOKE 4 2 1 1 3 4 7 ARSENAL 3 2 0 1 11 4 6 LIVERPOOL 4 2 0 2 9 7 6 ASTONVILLA 3 2 0 1 5 3 6 SUNDERLAND 4 2 0 2 4 5 6 BURNLEY 4 2 0 2 2 5 6 WESTHAM 3 1 1 1 3 2 4 BIRMINGHAM 4 1 1 2 2 3 4 WOLVES 4 1 1 2 2 4 4 HULL 4 1 1 2 4 8 4 FULHAM 3 1 0 2 1 4 3 EVERTON 3 1 0 2 3 8 3 WIGAN 4 1 0 3 3 8 3 BLACKBURN 3 0 1 2 1 4 1 BOLTON 3 0 0 3 2 5 0 PORTSMOUTH 4 0 0 4 1 7 0 CHAMPIONSHIP P W D L F A PTS NEWCASTLE 5 4 1 0 8 1 13 WESTBROM 5 3 2 0 9 5 11 CARDIFF 5 3 1 1 11 4 10 MIDDLESBRO 5 3 1 1 8 2 10 BRISTOLCITY 5 3 1 1 6 6 10 PRESTON 5 2 3 0 9 4 9 SHEFFUTD 5 2 3 0 8 4 9 SHEFFWED 5 2 2 1 10 5 8 LEICESTER 5 2 2 1 4 3 8 BLACKPOOL 5 1 4 0 7 4 7 DERBY 5 2 1 2 8 8 7 COVENTRY 5 2 1 2 4 5 7 WATFORD 5 1 3 1 8 8 6 DONCASTER 5 1 3 1 4 4 6 QPR 5 1 3 1 4 4 6 CRYSTALPAL 5 1 2 2 5 6 5 NOTTMFOREST 5 1 2 2 6 8 5 READING 5 1 2 2 4 7 5 SWANSEA 5 1 2 2 3 6 5 SCUNTHORPE 5 1 0 4 3 13 3 PETERBORO 5 0 2 3 5 9 2 PLYMOUTH 5 0 2 3 5 10 2 IPSWICH 5 0 2 3 3 8 2 BARNSLEY 5 0 1 4 3 11 1 LEAGUE ONE P W D L F A PTS CHARLTON 6 6 0 0 15 3 18 LEEDS 6 6 0 0 12 3 18 HUDDERSFIELD 6 4 1 1 17 8 13 BRISTOLROVERS 6 4 0 2 9 5 12 MKDONS 6 3 2 1 7 5 11 SWINDON 6 3 2 1 6 8 11 COLCHESTER 6 3 1 2 13 7 10 BRENTFORD 6 2 3 1 7 6 9 CARLISLE 6 2 2 2 8 7 8 NORWICH 6 2 2 2 10 12 8 GILLINGHAM 6 2 1 3 11 7 7 SOUTHEND 6 1 4 1 9 7 7 MILLWALL 6 1 4 1 4 4 7 HARTLEPOOL 6 2 1 3 5 6 7 WALSALL 6 1 3 2 4 6 6 OLDHAM 6 1 3 2 5 9 6 YEOVIL 6 1 2 3 8 9 5 STOCKPORT 6 1 2 3 6 9 5 LEYTONORIENT 6 1 2 3 9 13 5 EXETER 6 1 2 3 5 9 5 BRIGHTON 6 1 2 3 5 13 5 WYCOMBE 6 1 1 4 7 12 4 TRANMERE 6 1 0 5 4 15 3 SOUTHAMPTON 6 0 4 2 4 7 -6 LEAGUE TWO P W D L F A PTS ROTHERHAM 6 5 0 1 11 5 15 BOURNEMOUTH 6 5 0 1 8 3 15 DAG&RED 6 4 1 1 16 8 13 BARNET 6 4 1 1 9 4 13 CREWE 6 4 0 2 9 4 12 NOTTSCOUNTY 6 3 1 2 14 4 10 ALDERSHOT 6 3 1 2 10 7 10 BURTONALBION 6 3 1 2 12 10 10 BRADFORD 6 3 1 2 9 12 10 PORTVALE 6 2 3 1 8 5 9 CHELTENHAM 6 2 3 1 10 9 9 LINCOLNCITY 6 3 0 3 6 6 9 ROCHDALE 6 2 2 2 9 7 8 SHREWSBURY 6 2 2 2 10 12 8 CHESTERFIELD 6 2 2 2 6 8 8 NORTHAMPTON 6 2 1 3 8 7 7 TORQUAY 6 2 0 4 8 10 6 ACCSTANLEY 6 2 0 4 5 10 6 BURY 6 2 0 4 4 10 6 MACCLESFIELD 6 1 2 3 6 11 5 HEREFORD 6 0 4 2 8 11 4 MORECAMBE 6 0 4 2 10 15 4 GRIMSBY 6 1 0 5 4 14 3 DARLINGTON 6 0 1 5 2 10 1 Southampton deducted 10pts for administration TONIGHTS FIXTURES (7.45pm kick-offs unless stated) WORLD CUP EUROPEAN QUALIFYING Group One Albania v Denmark (7.30) Hungary v Portugal Malta v Sweden (5.30) Group Two Israel v Luxembourg (7.00) Latvia v Switzerland (7.30) Moldova v Greece (7.30) Group Three Czech Republic v San Marino (4.20) Northern Ireland v Slovakia (SS3) Slovenia v Poland Group Four Germany v Azerbaijan Liechtenstein v Finland (6.30) Wales v Russia (SS Xtra) Group Five Armenia v Belgium (5.00) Bosnia-Herzegovina v Turkey (7.00) Spain v Estonia (9.00) Group Six Andorra v Kazakhstan (7.00) Belarus v Ukraine (6.00) England v Croatia (8.00, ITV1) Group Seven Faroe Islands v Lithuania (5.15) Romania v Austria (6.45) Serbia v France (8.00) Group Eight Italy v Bulgaria (7.50) Montenegro v Cyprus (7.15) Group Nine Norway v FYR Macedonia (7.30) Scotland v Holland (7.30, SS2) WORLD CUP SOUTH AMERICAN QUALIFYING Bolivia v Ecuador (8.00) Uruguay v Colombia (10.00, SS1) WORLD CUP ASIAN QUALIFYING PLAY-OFF SECOND LEG Saudi Arabia v Bahrain (8.15, Eurosport 2) INTERNATIONAL MATCH Iceland v Georgia (8.30) Japan v Ghana (11.00). EUROPEAN UNDER-21 CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING Group One Faroe Islands v Latvia (1.00) Group Two Estonia v Rep of Ireland (3.00) Georgia v Turkey (1.00) Group Six Kazakhstan v Israel (12.00) Sweden v Bulgaria Group Seven Norway v Serbi (5.00) Slovakia v Cyprus (3.30) Group Nine FYR Macedonia v Lithuania (2.30) Group Ten Austria v Albania (6.00) Azerbaijan v Belarus (3.00) GREECE U21.................1 ENGLAND U21..............1 GROUPB,EUROU21CHSHIPQUALIFIER Loach gets thumbs up from coach STUART PEARCE reserved special praise for Watford goalkeeper Scott Loach, whose stunning performance helped the Under-21s claim a point from their European Championship qualifier in Greece last night. Loach was made the scapegoat for Englands 4-0 European Championship final defeat by Germany in the summer, but he bounced back to help his side claim a valuable point here. Chelseas Daniel Sturridge put the young Lions 1-0 up inside five minutes. But a deflected equaliser from Sotiris Ninis just before the break brought the home side level. Pearce said: Basic errors cost us tonight and we were fortunate that our goalkeeper was in outstanding form. He works hard out there. Tonight Scott did extremely well, and made a number of very important saves. My cheek will be all White on the nightENGLAND skipper Faye White will emulateJohnTerrybywearingaprotec- tive mask in order to ensure she is fit for national service. Hope Powells team face arch rivals Germany in tomorrows European Championship final, hoping to end an 18-gamelosingstreakagainstthecurrent holders. Arsenal defender White fractured her cheekbone in last Thursdays quarter- final victory over hosts Finland and flew home for an operation. Whites career has been regularly interrupted by injuries -- she has been out of action for almost three of the last seven years. After breaking her nose at the 2007 World Cup, she was operated on by Ian Hutchinson,thesurgeonwhointhesame year operated on John Terrys fractured cheekbone before the England captain played in a face mask in a Champions League tie for Chelsea. Last Friday, White having flown back to England, Hutchinson operated on her again, less than 24 hours after she had been injured. When Ian saw me, said White, he joked, Its not good to see you. The feelings mutual, I said, but it wasreassuringtoknowthatthesurgeon whohadsortedJohnTerrysfaceoutwas going to operate on me. Ian discharged me at midday on Sat- urday. Hed also organised for me to get 3D digital photos done for my face mask, so I had that done at 1pm and then jumped in a car and went straight to Stansted to fly back and join up with the team again. I watched the girls beat Hol- land in the semi-final on Sunday then trained on Monday morning. 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