Arsenal latest: Coquelin OUT of League Cup clash with Tottenham

first_img Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin suffered a knee problem against Chelsea on Saturday 1 Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin will miss Wednesday’s League Cup clash against Tottenham with a knee injury.The Frenchman was forced off at half-time during the Gunners’ 2-0 defeat at Chelsea at the weekend and will undergo further assessments this week.However, there was some good news for Arsenal fans as Arsene Wenger confirmed Per Mertesacker will return to the squad for the north London derby at White Hart Lane after recovering from illness.Speaking to Arsenal.com, the Frenchman said: “Francis Coquelin will be out and we have no major problems for anybody else. It should be a similar squad.“His knee is swollen and he is being assessed but we hope it is just a short-term problem.”last_img read more

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HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARK

first_imgFINN HARPS were beaten 3-2 by Athlone Town at Finn Park tonight in a disappointing defeat for the Donegal side.Michael Funston gave Harps the lead after ten minutes after a fantastic half volley with his left foot.Athlone equalised 13 minutes later on 23 minutes through James O’Brien. Harps restored the lead  four minutes before half time after a thunderous drive from Keith Cowan –  putting Harps 2-1 up at half time.In a crazy three minute spell Athlone scored twice through Garbhan Coughlan and Mark Hughes on 52 and 54 minutes of the second half to give Athlone a 3-2 lead. Harps pressed hard for an equaliser but Athlone held out. HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARK was last modified: June 8th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HARPS SUFFER DEFEAT TO ATHLONE AT FINN PARKlast_img read more

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