Thursday Round-up

Clive Brunskill

The daily post with the lousy name is back with a look around the world of football (and soccer).

English Premier League

Macca on: Stoke City | News | Latest News | News | West Ham United

Guy Demel came off but he's OK now and everybody else is fine. [McDonald later revealed that Mark Noble is a doubt with an arm injury]"

We now know that Kevin Nolan has broken his toe, and could miss the next two months. Does Joe Cole move into "the hole" with Matts Jarvis and Taylor manning the flanks?

Reds to check on Sturridge fitness - Liverpool FC

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed Liverpool will assess the fitness of Daniel Sturridge over the next 48 hours to determine whether he can face Wigan Athletic on Saturday.

Team News: Diaby, Sagna and Gibbs | Arsenal.com

Arsene Wenger predicts more to come from Arsenal new boy Nacho Monreal | Sky Sports

Arsene Wenger expects newly-signed left-back Nacho Monreal to become an attacking force for Arsenal.

The importance of keeping Weimann - ESPN FC

This is a club that has struggled, and failed, to retain its brightest talent. And while Weimann is a long stretch from being as established and influential to Villa in the way that Gareth Barry, James Milner, Ashley Young and Stewart Downing - and further back, Gareth Southgate, Ugo Ehiogu and Mark Bosnich, all of whom left when still in their prime - were, should he choose to leave, it would be a bitter blow to the club.

Huth Accepts FA Charge

The German international will now have to serve a three-match suspension which means he will miss the West Ham, Newcastle and West Brom games.

Brek Shea becomes a very interesting enabler now.

And the league loses a great fantasy enabler (not that you care if he's in your team because he was a buck).

In other Newcastle United news, Fabricio Collocini is a doubt for the weekend, and Hatem Ben Arfa is unlikely to be considered.

Major League Soccer

D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario likley to be suspended for head-butt - The Washington Post

D.C. United star Dwayne De Rosario could miss up to two games for head-butting an opponent in an exhibition.

MLS Fantasy: Eastern Conference team-by-team breakdown | MLSsoccer.com

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