Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

LondonCalling; Keep Up with the Latest News on All Your Favourite Football Clubs. Every Day

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

LondonCalling; Keep Up with the Latest News on All Your Favourite Football Clubs. Every Day

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Newcastle 0 ARSENAL 0

ARSENE WENGER admits Arsenal would struggle to bounce back from the disappointment of missing out on the Champions League. He said: "For the club and the players it is very important."

STAR MAN: JENS LEHMANN

Rochdale 0 BARNET 2

WINGER Barry Cogan said: "We're really ready to push on now. If we can stick together we will be a force next year. The players have shown on a few occasions this season how they can play."

STAR MAN: DEAN SINCLAIR

Crewe 3 BRENTFORD 1

AFTER defeat condemned the Bees to relegation, Scott Fitzgerald said: "I have a contract until Christmas so whatever happens is up to the board, but I'd like to carry on and put things right."

STAR MAN: KEVIN O'CONNOR

CHARLTON 0 Reading 0

HERMANN HREIDARSSON and Marcus Bent are major doubts for Saturday's trip to Everton. Alan Pardew said: "Both injuries looked quite serious in terms of the next couple of games."

STAR MAN: SCOTT CARSON

Valencia v CHELSEA Mestalla Stadium, tonight, 7.45pm ITV4 JOSE MOURINHO will hand Michael Essien a late fitness test but the Blues suffered no fresh injury concerns in the weekend win over Spurs.

VERDICT: BLUES TO SHOW CHARACTER

Stoke 2 CRYSTAL PALACE 1

PETER TAYLOR was satisfied with his players' efforts. He said: "I was particularly pleased with the way we played in the first half. My only complaint is the way we conceded our goals."

STAR MAN: LEON CORT

FULHAM 1 Manchester City 3 DEFIANT Chris Coleman said: "You can't change players overnight. We have a lot who can pass the ball nicely and show technique, and a few who are scrappers. Now we have all got to scrap."

STAR MAN: SIMON DAVIES

GILLINGHAM 1 Bristol City 0

BEN CHORLEY believes Gillingham have now done enough to avoid relegation. The defender said: "We are now on 52 points and I can't remember any teams going down with that total."

STAR MAN: DEAN McDONALD

Yeovil 2 LEYTON ORIENT 1

MARTIN LING said: "Yeovil had a lot of the play in the second half but my keeper did not have many shots to save. We've given away 23 points now after being in front. That's far too many."

STAR MAN: SHANE TUDOR

QPR 3 LUTON 2

KEVIN BLACKWELL pointed the finger at referee Clive Fenton for a dubious penalty award. …

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