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Sunday, September 11, 2011


Arsene Wenger was a relieved man after Arsenal beat Swansea at Emirates Stadium - and feels the three points were all-important for his side.

Aston Villa
Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish was delighted with his team's response after producing a solid second-half display to hold Everton to a draw.

Blackburn Rovers striker Jason Roberts believes the arrival of Nigerian Yakubu Aiyegbeni from Everton will give the club a much needed lift.

Owen Coyle felt felt the scoreline did not do Bolton's any justice and he was left to rue all their mistakes being punished by Manchester Utd.

Andre Villas-Boas turned his attention to the Champions League after watching Chelsea turn in their best display of the season at Sunderland.

Boss David Moyes says Everton lifted the mood at Goodison with a rousing display in their draw with Aston Villa that he feels deserved victory.

Fulham boss Martin Jol has not ruled out another move for Marseille marksman Andre-Pierre Gignac when the transfer window reopens in January.

Kenny Dalglish will consult Liverpool's owners before deciding on how to deal with issues over refereeing decisions after the defeat at Stoke.

Manchester City
Coach Roberto Mancini insisted his Manchester City side still need to improve - despite easing to a comprehensive victory over Wigan Athletic.

Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson has slammed Bolton's Kevin Davies for the tackle that left Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley with a broken foot.

Newcastle United
Newcastle chief Derek Llambias has insisted Mike Ashley has no intention of selling the club - unless he is made an offer he cannot refuse.

Norwich City
Canadian international striker Simeon Jackson is happy enough biding his time for a chance to impress for Norwich City in the Premier League.

Queens Park Rangers
QPR can offer David Beckham the 'love, care and attention' needed to fulfil his aim of leading GB at the Olympics, says owner Tony Fernandes.

Stoke City
Stoke coach Tony Pulis has praised his side's work ethic following the win over Liverpool and is looking forward to their Europa League game.

Manager Steve Bruce was disappointed in the manner Sunderland players conceded their goals following Chelsea's victory over the Black Cats.

Swansea City
Swansea coach Colin Pascoe says Brendan Rodgers would be proud of his team and believes that they were unlucky not to get a draw at Arsenal.

Coach Harry Redknapp believes striker Emmanuel Adebayor can become a big hero at Tottenham after he netted on his debut in the win at Wolves.

West Brom
Gabriel Tamas insists West Brom's confidence has not been dented by their winless start to the season and they just need a little bit of luck.

Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic boss Roberto Martinez believes Manchester City have the potential to emulate Barcelona and 'achieve anything in world football'.

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy admits that they were deservedly beaten by Tottenham, but believes for most of the game his team competed equally.

La Liga

Atletico Madrid
Roberto Soldado scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season to condemned Atletico to their first away defeat following the match at Valencia.

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admitted the draw against Sociedad is a good lesson for the future and is concerned with Alexis' knee injury.

Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino said the absence of Carlos Kameni is purely a technical decision as the club have three great goalkeepers.

Karim Benzema scored his second La Liga goal of the season to condemned Getafe to their first away defeat following the match at Real Madrid.

Granada coach Fabriciano Gonzalez will have to do without the injured duo David Cortes and goalkeeper Jose Juan for their clash against Malaga.

Levante coach Juan Ignacio is likely to retain his line-up for the match against Racing, after admitting that he is not a fan of big changes.

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini said his side must be very intense on the defensive and aggressive on the offensive if they are to beat Granada.

Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar warned his players that their defeat to Sporting is assured if they play the way they trained on Saturday.

Racing Santander
Racing Santander goalkeeper Tono has reassured fans that he is already feeling better and should be available for their clash against Levante.

Rayo Vallecano
Rayo Vallecano coach Jose Ramon Sandoval has urged his players to make sure that the first few minutes are a nightmare for their opponents.

Real Betis
Real Betis coach Pepe Mel is confident ahead of the clash against Real Mallorca, claiming that there is a good feeling surrounding his team.

Real Madrid
Karim Benzema scored his second La Liga goal of the season as Real Madrid registered their first home win following the match against Getafe.

Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca manager Michael Laudrup has refused to answer any more question concerning off-fields issues as he focuses on the Betis clash.

Real Sociedad
Anotoine Griezmann scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Sociedad registered their first home draw following the visit of Barcelona.

Real Zaragoza
Real Zaragoza coach Javier Aguirre is determined to forget their painful defeat to Malaga and to show a different image of his squad on Sunday.

Alexis Ruano scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Sevilla registered their first away draw following the match against Villarreal.

Sporting Gijon
Gijon's Miguel de las Cuevas is grateful to have the opportunity to play his 100th league match especially after his injury while at Atletico.

Roberto Soldado scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season as Valencia registered their second home victory following the visit of Atletico.

Marco Ruben scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Villarreal registered their first home draw following the match against Sevilla.

Serie A

AC Milan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits Milan were asleep at the start of their match against Lazio and warned his side not to repeat it against Barcelona.

AS Roma
Luis Enrique acknowledged that Francesco Totti is a special player at Roma but the Spanish manager has underlined his authority at the club.

Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono is set to field an all Argentinian strike force as Maxi Moralez and Germain Denis are named to take on Genoa.

Bologna manager Pierpaolo Bisoli has warned Fiorentina that his side never play for the draw and to beat them, the Viola must first suffer.

Cagliari president Massimo Cellino said he decided to sack Roberto Donadoni after watching his players leave the Rayo game without a smile.

Catania coach Vincenzo Montella has no problem fielding Alessandro Potenza against Siena, despite the defender missing two practice sessions.

Hugo Campagnaro scored his first Serie A goal of the season to condemned Cesena to their first home defeat following the match against Napoli.

Chievo manager Domenico Di Carlo said he will try to exploit Novara's weaknesses that was apparent during their friendly in the pre-season.

Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle has warned Riccardo Montolivo that he will need an answer about the star's future in the next few days.

Genoa coach Malesani admits Sebastien Frey, Kakha Kaladze, Marco Rossi and Rodrigo Palacio are the backbones to their campaign this season.

Inter Milan
Inter boss Gian Piero Gasperini admits Wesley Sneijder could be dropped against Palermo in order to keep him fresh for the Champions League.

Juventus have reportedly asked UEFA to kick Inter out of the Champions League competition, as the legal battle over the 2006 Scudetto drags on.

Veteran Djibril Cisse scored on his Serie A debut for Lazio and looks forward to getting many more goals for the Biancoceleste this season.

Lecce coach Di Francesco is hoping for a good debut, but admitted Udinese have an advantage because they already played in a competitive game.

Hugo Campagnaro scored his first Serie A goal of the season as Napoli registered their first away victory following the match against Cesena.

Novara coach Attilio Tesser admits his team will have to pay attention to everything against Chievo, but is adamant to keep their own identity.

Palermo coach Devis Mangia is convinced that his players will show the right attitude needed to take down Inter in the season opening clash.

Parma coach Franco Colomba expects his side to face a tough time against Juventus and believes the match will serve as a lesson for the future.

Siena coach Giuseppe Sannino admits he is sorry about losing Reginaldo to injury, but luckily they have other important player to take over.

Francesco Guidolin has to revamp his Udinese side against Lecce, leaving behind Mauricio Isla and Pablo Armero due to slight physical problems.