LITESPORT London Lite Thursday, 10 September 2009 37 T ARSENAL P3 W2 D0 L1 Pts6 SANCHEZ WATT has set his sights on breaking into Arsenals Carling Cup squad. The striker said: Its about whoever is hot at that precise moment. 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 THE transfer ban means Blues will recall Scott Sinclair from his loan spell at Wigan in January. That is when the club loses players to the African Cup of Nations. 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 ACADEMY director Huw Jennings has had his say on the poaching scandal. There are some grey areas so Im not surprised there is some confusion over whether young players are amateur or not. 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 ON-LOAN keeper Oscar Jansson made his full league debut for Exeter in their 3-0 defeat to Gillingham. 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 DANNY GABBIDON was disappointed to see James Collins leave West Ham for Aston Villa. I have lost my mate, my best man at my wedding, a real pal. I feel like I have had my right arm cut off, said the defender. He has done really well for West Ham, and he will go on to do better things for Villa. 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 NEIL WARNOCK has ruled out a free transfer move for Danny Webber. The Eagles boss said: We spoke to him but we want a big guy to go up front. 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 ALESSANDRO PELLICORI was on target in the reserves 1-1 draw with Brentford. Gavin Mahon, Matteo Alberti and Patrick Agyemang also played. NEXT FIVE GAMES:SatPeterborough (h)Sept 15CrystalPalace(h)19Cardiff(a)23 Chelsea(CCR3,a)26Barnsley(h) READING P5 W1 D2 L2 Pts5 DARREN ODEA will be checked by Readings medical team this weekend after he played in the Republic of Irelands 1-0 friendly win over South Africa. 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 MALKY MACKAY is stepping up his interest in Wes Hoolahan, who Norwich are trying to get off their wage bill. 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 SAM SAUNDERS has been putting in extra training to improve his set pieces. He said: My delivery from the inswinging corners against Charlton was poor. NEXT FIVE GAMES:Sat Huddersfield (a)Sept 19BristolR(h)26Yeovil(a)29 Southend (h)Oct 3Swindon(h) CHARLTON P6 W6 D0 L0 Pts18 NEW signings Sam Sodje and Luke Holden both featured in the reserve teams defeat to Dagenham on Tuesday. 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 SIMON KING needs another month to recover from ruptured ankle ligaments. He has yet to feature for the Gills this season. 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 ORIENT are casting their eye over former defender Sam Oji (above). The 23-year-old left the Os 14 months ago to join Hereford but has now returned and hopes to win a new deal. 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 THE reserves lost to a 1-0 to Aldershot but Lewis Grabbans display put himself into first team contention. 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 UNITED chairman Ron Martin has reassured fans that the club will not have a problem paying a tax bill in October. The Blues need to come up with 660,000. NEXT FIVE GAMES: Tom Leeds (h) Sept 19 Brighton (a) 26 Oldham (h) 29 Brentford (a) Oct 3 Stockport (a) WYCOMBE P6 W1 D1 L4 Pts4 TOMMY DOHERTYS ankle problem has shown good signs of recovery recently and manager Peter Taylor expects him to be fit later this month. 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 CLOVIS KAMDJO is again expected to keep his place in the heart of the Bees defence for the weekend clash with Macclesfield. 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 PAUL BENSON has spoken of the team bonding that is behind their early season success. He said: We go for regular nights out and have paintball sessions. 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 2010 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS DAVID MARSHALL insists bad luck cost Scotland against the Dutch but admits the Scots did not do enough over the course of the campaign. The Cardiff City keeper, who earned his fourth cap as deputy for the injured Craig Gordon, said: I dont think we got any luck in front of goal. They had a few chances as well but I think the draw would have been a fair result. The reality is a late strike by Dutch substitute Eljero Elia relegated Scotland to third in the group and left George Burley dusting off his CV. Scots count cost of lost opportunity SCOTLAND ......... 0 HOLLAND ........... 1 GROUP 9 P W D L F A PTS HOLLAND Q 8 8 0 0 17 2 24 NORWAY Q 8 2 4 2 9 7 10 SCOTLAND 8 3 1 4 6 11 10 MACEDONIA 8 2 1 5 5 11 7 ICELAND 8 1 2 5 7 13 5 Voom service: Thierry Henry scored again for France in Serbia THIERRY HENRY returned to what he does best and rescued France as they picked up a vital point in Serbia. Henry,whodeniesreportsthat he criticised coach Raymond Domenech earlier this week, levelled after his side went behind to penalty that led to a red card for Hugo Lloris. The French remain four points behind the Serbs in second place. Arsenals Cesc Fabregas put Spain on their way to a 3-0 win against Estonia. Santi Carzola and Juan Mata were also on target. The result guarantees Spain go to South Africa as win- ners of their group. Germany find themselves in a dramatic top of the table shoot- out with the Russians next month after disposing of Azerbaijan4-0.Germanytopthe group by one point. Russia also secured a win over also-rans Wales. Arsenals Andrey Arshavin risked the wrath of boss Arsene Wenger by playing after a groin injury picked up against Manchester United.HesetupIgorShemshov for the opener before James Collins equalised for the Welsh. Sergei Ignashevich then put the Russians back in front before Spurs Roman Pavlyuchenko wrapped things up. Italy moved within a point of qualification after goals from Fabio Grosso and Vincenzo Iaquinta sealed a 2-0 win over Bulgaria. Cristiano Ronaldo may be going to South Africa after all. Portugal picked up a vital three points inHungarywhereaPepe goal earned a 1-0 win. Meanwhilegrouplead- ers Denmark slipped up with a 1-1 draw in Albania. Arsenals Nicklas Bendtner scored again. Teams already qualified Australia, Brazil, England, Ghana, Holland, Japan, North Korea, Paraguay, South Africa, South Korea, Spain. ROUND-UP BY GEOFF TEATHER Thierry fires off warning: France arent finished index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html