Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Injury Takes Gloss of Arsenal Win

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Injury Takes Gloss of Arsenal Win

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SOCCER: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was left sickened by the horrific broken leg suffered by Aaron Ramsey that will rule the teenager out of the game for months.

Wales international Ramsey was stretchered off in the second half of Arsenal's 3-1 win at Stoke, moving Wenger's team to within three points of Premier League leaders Chelsea, after an ugly challenge by Ryan Shawcross.

Shawcross is facing a three-match suspension for the challenge in yesterday's game but the Frenchman called for the former Manchester United defender to be hit with a tougher punishment after an injury that left Arsenal players distraught.

Wenger has already seen Eduardo and Abou Diaby suffer career-threatening injuries during his time at Arsenal and he wants an example made of Shawcross, who learned just hours after the incident that he had been called up for England's mid-week friendly against Egypt.

"Is a three-match ban enough? …

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