Arsenal v Everton - Arsenal’s Tomas Rosicky celebrates scoring their second goal with Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Arsenal 2-0 EvertonAfter the storm, the calm. An unspectacular yet entirely satisfactory three points enabled Arsenal to breathe steadily again at the(...)

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will miss next month’s FA Cup tie with Arsenal after picking up an ankle injury in the 2-1 defeat away to Swansea City. Photograph: AFP

Robin van Persie is out for a minimum of two weeks with an ankle injury so will be unavailable when Manchester United face his former club Arsenal in (...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud misses a chance to score in the second half. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Oh, Olivier. Probably best to look away now. There is, it seems, something about this time of year that really doesn’t agree with Arsenal’s chief goal(...)

Arsene Wenger will face his old club Monaco in the last 16 of the Champions League. (Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger offered a particularly warm welcome to the visiting French contingent who found their way to Arsenal’s Hertfordshire training ground on(...)

Everton’s James McCarthy is conscious of how frustrating the team’s form has been for fans. Photograph: Marcel Bieri/EPA

James McCarthy wants Everton fans to keep faith with their team although he concedes performances have been far from good enough this year - leaving t(...)

Manchester United’s Dutch striker Robin van Persie reacts off the pitch after a tackle during the English Premier League football match between Swansea and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Justin Tallis/Inpho

Robin van Persie left the Liberty Stadium on crutches as Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United’s defeat at Swansea as “amazing”.Dutch striker Van P(...)

Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring Arsenal’s second in their 2-1 win over Crystal palace at Selhurst Park. (Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire)

Crystal Palace 1 Arsenal 2Arsenal moved up to third in the Barclays Premier League with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.The Gunners went ahead(...)

Arsene Wenger says Wilshere will get games given the busy schedule ahead. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Arsene Wenger welcomes Jack Wilshere back to his squad for Arsenal’s game at Crystal Palace with a warning that the midfielder faces fierce competit(...)

Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea says he is ashamed of what happened in Paris involving the fans of his team. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Chelsea have issued an apology to the black man who was racially abused by club supporters on the Paris Metro on Tuesday night.Three men could face li(...)

Wayne Rooney has been accused of diving to win the penalty he slotted to give Manchester united a 3-1 win in the FA Cup against Preston North End at Deepdale. (Photograph: Reuters/Carl Recine)

Wayne Rooney was at the centre of a diving controversy as Manchester United came from behind to beat Preston North End and set up an FA Cup quarter-fi(...)