Walcott sidelined for Stoke test

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott will miss Saturday's Premier League clash with Stoke at The Emirates because of a hamstring injury.

Last Updated: 04/12/09 at 14:56

Walcott: Hamstring problem

Walcott: Hamstring problem

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However, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger expects Walcott to be available for Wednesday's Champions League match against Olympiacos.

Alex Song is suspended for the showdown but right-back Bacary Sagna has recovered from his ankle injury.

Gael Clichy (back), Abou Diaby (calf) and Nicklas Bendtner (groin) are still missing, as are Johan Djourou (knee), Kieran Gibbs (foot) and Robin van Persie (ankle).

Arsenal (from): Almunia, Sagna, Vermaelen, Gallas, Traore, Denilson, Fabregas, Nasri, Arshavin, Mannone, Eduardo, Eboue, Vela, Senderos, Wilshere, Silvestre, Ramsey, Rosicky.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:45
QPR v Stoke
15:00
A Villa v Arsenal
Burnley v Sunderland
Newcastle v Hull City
Swansea v Southampton
17:30
West Ham v Liverpool
Sunday, 21 September 2014
13:30
Leicester v Man Utd
Tottenham v West Brom
16:00
Everton v C Palace
Man City v Chelsea

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 4 9 12
2 A Villa 4 3 10
3 Swansea 4 3 9
4 Southampton 4 5 7
5 Man City 4 3 7
6 Tottenham 4 2 7
7 Arsenal 4 1 6
8 Liverpool 4 1 6
9 Man Utd 4 3 5
10 Hull City 4 0 5
11 Everton 4 -1 5
12 Leicester 4 -1 5
13 West Ham 4 -1 4
14 Stoke 4 -1 4
15 Sunderland 4 -1 3
16 QPR 4 -8 3
17 C Palace 4 -3 2
18 Burnley 4 -3 2
19 West Brom 4 -5 2
20 Newcastle 4 -6 2

Updated Thu, 18 Sep 2014

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