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Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Wenger praises match-winner Podolski and reveals his plans for the ‘frustrated’ forward

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

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Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Lucky Arsenal celebrate manager’s birthday with dramatic comeback against Anderlecht

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

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Isledon Wolves U14s

Lusardi double sets up second league win for Isledon Wolves

Alfie Lusardi grabbed a brace as Isledon Wolves Under-14s defeated West End 3-0 to make it two wins out of two in the Camden & Islington League.

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NLS WK43 14 FC Bartlett

Williams strike earns victory for champions Bartlett against New Kuba

A solitary strike from Vincent Williams was enough to secure a winning start to the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division season for FC Bartlett against New Kuba.

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Arsenal's Danny Welbeck in action against Hull (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Late Welbeck strike earns Arsenal share of the points against Hull

Danny Welbeck’s last-gasp equaliser rescued Arsenal from their second straight defeat as they shared the points with Hull in a lively 2-2 draw.

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Alex Scott of Arsenal Ladies. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Cup final experience can help Arsenal Ladies against Manchester City, says skipper

Skipper Alex Scott hopes the Gunners’ experience in finals can give them the edge as they defend their Continental Cup crown against Manchester City on Thursday night.

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Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Win tickets for Sports Writing Festival at Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

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Left to right: Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, Pro Touch Soccer Academy director Ash Rahman, Tim Bleakly (MD of Pro Touch sponsors Ocean Outdoor)

Spurs boss is star turn at Islington tournament

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino joined scores of young footballers on Saturday to celebrate the reopening of the five-a-side pitches at Market Road, Islington.

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Tottenham Phoenix (red) vs London Meteors. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Mustard are keen, but unable to hang on against Rangers

Greg Moorse’s brace was not enough for Mustard as they pushed Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division leaders Clapton Rangers all the way before eventually going down 4-2.

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England's Jack Wilshere (left) and Estonia's Martin Vunk battle for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying match at the A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn.

All Guns Blazing: England’s new Arsenal core is enjoyable, but no more injuries please

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, Alex Bellotti curses Arsenal’s injury problems but says their young English players could benefit from extra games together.

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Arsenal's Brian Marwood

Author maps out moments that shaped Arsenal’s history

A new book examining Arsenal’s history – out on Thursday – breaks down the club’s history into 14 ‘dramatic’ events.

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil

All Guns Blazing: Forget Fabregas comparisons, but Mesut Ozil must start performing for Arsenal

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, Uche Amako says reasons to excuse the performances of Arsenal’s German superstar are running thin.

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Chelsea's Nemanja Matic and Arsenal's Jack Wilshere battle for the ball

Arsenal must make possession count against teams like Chelsea, says Gunners midfielder

Jack Wilshere concedes Arsenal must learn how to press home their advantage if they are to compete with the top teams this season.

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Chelsea's Eden Hazard (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot against Arsenal

First Premier League defeat for Arsenal as Chelsea go five points clear

Goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa took Chelsea five points clear at the top as Arsenal suffered their first league defeat of the season.

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George Armstrong, Arsenal coach

New book brings back fond memories of Arsenal legend

Without the power of social media, a new book on a true Arsenal legend may never have seen the light of day.

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Tottenham Phoenix (red/black) vs Shakespeare. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Troy’s treble helps Shakespeare see off Tottenham Phoenix

Troy Deering scored a hat-trick as promoted Shakespeare beat Tottenham Phoenix in a nine-goal thriller in the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division.

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Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Wenger praises match-winner Podolski and reveals his plans for the ‘frustrated’ forward

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

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Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Win tickets for Sports Writing Festival at Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

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Islington Boxing Club trio (left to right) Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah with coaches (l-r) John Richards, Jackie Lee Price and Jerry Mitchell. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington Boxing Club trio all reach semi-finals of national championships

Islington BC trio Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah are all through to the last four of the Development Championships after quarter-final victories last weekend.

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Felix Waters, Stoke Newington School

Waters goes solo to secure Stoke Newington success in Islington Schools league

Stoke Newington’s sole representative Felix Waters did her classmates proud with victory in Monday’s Islington Schools Running League race at St Aloysius’ College.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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