LITESPORT London Lite Monday, 5 October 2009 49 ARSENAL P7 W5 D0 L2 Pts15 ARSENE WENGER expects to have Eduardo back after the international break after he missed yesterdays win over Blackburn with a thigh injury. NEXT GAME:Oct17Birmingham(h) CHELSEA P8 W7 D0 L1 Pts21 CARLO ANCELOTTI is finding life in England a breeze compared to Milan. He said: I have been pleasantly surprised at how managers are treated. In Italy one defeat and everyone is on top of you. NEXT GAME: Oct 17 Aston Villa (a) FULHAM P7 W2 D1 L4 Pts7 ROY HODGSON has been linked with a January move for Spurs forward Roman Pavlyuchenko. He reportedly made an initial enquiry for the front man after missing out on Peter Crouch in the summer. NEXT GAME: Oct 19 Hull (h) TOTTENHAM P8 W5 D1 L2 Pts16 HARRY REDKNAPP praised makeshift defender Tom Huddlestone in their 2- 2 draw with Bolton. He said: Tom has been in great form for us in midfield and as centre-half. He is having a good season for us. NEXT GAME:Oct 17Portsmouth(a) WEST HAM P7 W1 D2 L4 Pts5 GIANFRANCO ZOLA expects new Mexican striker Guillermo Franco to be at full match fitness after the end of the international break. NEXT GAME: Oct 17 Stoke (a) (h) CHAMPIONSHIP CRYSTALPALACE P10 W4 D3 L3 Pts15 PALACE scored after just four minutes against Blackpool on Saturday, having previously not netted in the first 45 minutes of any match this season. NEXT GAME:Oct17Cardiff(a) QPR P10 W3 D5 L2 Pts14 JIM MAGILTON admits captain Martin Rowlands deserved to be sent off in the 2-0 defeat to Swansea. He said: Martin was probably a little bit rash. NEXT GAME: Oct 17 Preston (h) READING P11 W2 D4 L5 Pts10 BRENDAN RODGERS is at a loss to explain why his side cannot win at home after their 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough. He said: We need to show courage and bravery at home. NEXT GAME: Oct 17 West Brom (a) WATFORD P11 W3 D5 L3 Pts14 MALKY MACKAY was furious that his defence now has the worst home record in the Championship. Cardiff smashed four past his side taking the tally to 13 in six games and he said: To give away two cheap goals gave us a mountain to climb. . NEXT GAME:Oct 17Boro(a) LEAGUE ONE BRENTFORD P11 W3 D4 L4 Pts13 CARL CORT finally bagged his first goal for the Bees in a 3-2 defeat to Swindon and now hopes to prove he is worthy of extending an initial five-month contract. He said: I love being at a club I can call home. NEXT GAME:FriHartlepool(a) CHARLTON P11 W7 D3 L1 Pts24 PHIL PARKINSON was delighted with the 0-0 at Leeds. I thought it was a very good away performance from us. NEXT GAME: Tom Barnet (JPT R2S h) GILLINGHAM P10 W3 D2 L5 Pts11 MARK STIMSON admitted the quality in Southamptons side was just too much for the Gills as they were beaten 4-1. He said: I have said all along that they are a quality side. NEXT GAME: Tom Norwich (JPT R2S h) LEYTON ORIENT P11 W3 D3 L5 Pts12 SCOTT MCGLEISH was proud to have scored the winner against his old boss Peter Taylor as Orient stole the points from Wycombe. Geraint Williams said: Im pleased for him, it meant a lot. NEXT GAME: Tom Brighton (JPT R2S h) MILLWALL P11 W3 D5 L3 Pts14 JAMES HENRY bagged a hat-trick (above) as the Lions equalled their largest ever winning margin at the New Den with a 5-0 hammering of Tranmere. He said: We pressed really hard and played very well. NEXT GAME:SatSwindon(a) SOUTHEND P11 W3 D5 L3 Pts14 MIDFIELDER Anthony Grant is banned for the game against MK Dons tomorrow night after picking up a fifth yellow card of the season at the weekend. NEXT GAME: Tom MK Dons (JPT R2S a) WYCOMBE P11 W1 D3 L7 Pts6 PETER TAYLOR insists he does not regret letting Scott McGleish leave, despite seeing him net the winner against Wanderers on Saturday. He said: I decided not to offer him a new contract and he was okay with that . NEXT GAME: Sat Gillingham (a) LEAGUE TWO BARNET P11 W6 D3 L2 Pts21 IAN HENDON will rest many of his senior stars for the Johnstones Paint Trophy tie with Charlton tomorrow after watching the Bees crush Grimsby 3-0 on Saturday.. NEXT GAME: Tom Charlton (JPT R2S a) DAG & RED P11 W6 D3 L2 Pts21 DANNY SPILLER showed no ill effects from his groin injury as he completed 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw with Hereford on Saturday. NEXT GAME:SatDarlington(h) Fixtures are subject to change LONDON CALLING Yourclub-by-clubguidetoalltheteamsinandaroundthe capital.Keepupwiththelatestnewsonyourclubeveryday PREMIER LEAGUE P W D L F A PTS CHELSEA 8 7 0 1 18 6 21 MANUTD 8 6 1 1 19 8 19 TOTTENHAM 8 5 1 2 19 12 16 ARSENAL 7 5 0 2 24 10 15 LIVERPOOL 8 5 0 3 22 12 15 MANCITY 6 5 0 1 14 7 15 SUNDERLAND 8 4 1 3 16 13 13 ASTONVILLA 6 4 0 2 9 5 12 BURNLEY 8 4 0 4 7 16 12 EVERTON 7 3 1 3 9 11 10 STOKE 8 2 3 3 6 10 9 WIGAN 8 3 0 5 8 15 9 BOLTON 7 2 2 3 10 11 8 BIRMINGHAM 8 2 1 5 5 8 7 FULHAM 7 2 1 4 6 10 7 BLACKBURN 7 2 1 4 8 15 7 WOLVES 8 2 1 5 7 14 7 HULL 8 2 1 5 8 20 7 WESTHAM 7 1 2 4 8 11 5 PORTSMOUTH 8 1 0 7 4 13 3 CHAMPIONSHIP P W D L F A PTS NEWCASTLE 11 7 3 1 18 5 24 WESTBROM 11 6 3 2 21 11 21 MIDDLESBRO 11 6 2 3 18 12 20 CARDIFF 11 6 1 4 23 11 19 PRESTON 11 5 4 2 18 12 19 SHEFFUTD 11 4 5 2 19 15 17 LEICESTER 11 4 5 2 13 11 17 BRISTOLCITY 11 4 5 2 10 9 17 BLACKPOOL 11 4 4 3 14 13 16 NOTTMFOR 11 4 4 3 13 12 16 COVENTRY 11 4 4 3 16 16 16 CRYSTALPALACE 10 4 3 3 11 11 15 QPR 10 3 5 2 13 10 14 SWANSEA 11 3 5 3 7 9 14 WATFORD 11 3 5 3 16 19 14 SHEFFWED 11 3 4 4 17 16 13 DERBY 11 4 1 6 15 19 13 DONCASTER 11 1 8 2 11 13 11 SCUNTHORPE 11 3 2 6 14 21 11 BARNSLEY 11 3 2 6 13 21 11 READING 11 2 4 5 9 15 10 PLYMOUTH 11 2 2 7 11 20 8 PETERBOROUGH 11 1 4 6 12 19 7 IPSWICH 11 0 5 6 12 24 5 LEAGUE ONE P W D L F A PTS LEEDS 11 8 3 0 18 5 27 CHARLTON 11 7 3 1 20 10 24 BRISTOLROVERS 11 7 1 3 18 14 22 COLCHESTER 11 6 3 2 21 9 21 MKDONS 11 6 2 3 12 9 20 SWINDON 11 4 6 1 13 14 18 NORWICH 11 4 4 3 23 18 16 OLDHAM 11 4 4 3 10 11 16 HUDDERSFIELD 11 4 3 4 19 14 15 MILLWALL 11 3 5 3 12 8 14 SOUTHEND 11 3 5 3 15 12 14 WALSALL 11 3 5 3 12 15 14 EXETER 11 3 4 4 13 15 13 BRENTFORD 11 3 4 4 12 15 13 HARTLEPOOL 11 3 3 5 12 14 12 LEYTONORIENT 11 3 3 5 13 20 12 GILLINGHAM 10 3 2 5 16 16 11 YEOVIL 11 2 5 4 12 13 11 CARLISLE 11 2 5 4 12 15 11 STOCKPORT 11 2 5 4 12 16 11 BRIGHTON 10 2 3 5 10 18 9 TRANMERE 11 2 1 8 9 26 7 WYCOMBE 11 1 3 7 9 17 6 SOUTHAMPTON 11 2 6 3 14 13 2 LEAGUE TWO P W D L F A PTS BOURNEMOUTH 11 8 1 2 15 6 25 ROTHERHAM 11 7 2 2 19 11 23 DAG&RED 11 6 3 2 21 13 21 BARNET 11 6 3 2 17 10 21 SHREWSBURY 11 6 3 2 20 14 21 NOTTSCOUNTY 11 6 2 3 27 10 20 ROCHDALE 11 6 2 3 19 11 20 ALDERSHOT 11 5 3 3 18 12 18 BRADFORD 11 4 5 2 17 17 17 CHESTERFIELD 11 5 2 4 15 16 17 BURY 11 5 1 5 11 14 16 BURTONALBION 11 4 3 4 15 14 15 CHELTENHAM 11 3 5 3 15 17 14 ACCSTANLEY 11 4 1 6 14 19 13 MACCLESFIELD 11 3 4 4 12 18 13 PORTVALE 11 2 6 3 12 12 12 CREWE 11 4 0 7 17 19 12 LINCOLNCITY 11 4 0 7 8 16 12 NORTHAMPTON 11 3 2 6 16 20 11 HEREFORD 11 2 5 4 14 18 11 MORECAMBE 11 1 8 2 14 18 11 GRIMSBY 11 3 1 7 10 21 10 TORQUAY 11 2 2 7 12 18 8 DARLINGTON 11 0 2 9 4 18 2 Southampton deducted 10pts for administration LITE&BITTER Gotanaxetogrind?Doithere... RE MAN U (L&B 02/10) this continuing nonsense of the added time lottery for Man Utd should be scrapped. Give them 15 minutes each-way extra time to guarantee their result! French Connection ALEX FERGUSONS behaviour during and after Saturdays game against Sunderland was a disgrace. If the FA really mean anything by their Respect campaign he should be banned from the touchline and heavily fined Mason, E14 THE official whom Sir Alex Ferguson slaughtered after his teams abysmal performance on Saturday is the same one he had a cosy laugh with in the Manchester derby. Perhaps its Sir Alex Fickle. Don21 BADGE kissing? Fab must be off. Ryan 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 Three and easy: Millwalls James Henry scores their fifth and his third against Tranmere Werefighting to keep heads above waterBY NEAL COLLINSCRYSTAL PALACE boss Neil Warnock is praying his sides four-matchunbeatenrunwill revive the struggling club. Afterthe4-1winoverBlack- pool, Warnock said: Im not just pleased for myself, Im pleased for the chairman as well. We are fighting like hell tokeepourheadsabovewater and its difficult at the minute. Chairman Simon Jordan has the club up for sale and is trying to juggle the finances to keep the club afloat. Jordan has denied Palace are set to be evicted from SelhurstParkduetonon-pay- ment of rent and insists he is talking with PriceWater- houseCoopers, the adminis- trators of the company that owns the stadium. QPRmanagerJimMagilton has warned his players to up their work rate following the 2-0 defeat to Swansea.The club are also unlikely to appeal against the red cards handed out to Martin Row- lands or Ben Watson. Magilton said: The lads heads were still at St James Park, maybe they looked at the reports after the Newcas- tle game and lorded it up. WATFORDmanagerMalky Mackay has backed goal- keeper Scott Loach to return stronger after his blunder in their 4-0 defeat to Cardiff. Loach let a 40-yard punt from AdamMatthewsdropintohis net and Mackay said: Scott is a top young goalkeeper. MILLWALLSJamesHenry -- on loan from Reading -- said after his stunning hat- trick in the 5-0 drubbing of Tranmere: I proved to myself what I can do. Charlton battled for an excellentpointatLeagueOne leaders Leeds United to blow the division wide open. Manager Phil Parkinson said: Early results would suggest that we both have a chance of going up. 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