Your daily round-up of the world of football (soccer), from a fantasy manager point-of-view.
English Premier League
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini concerned over injury to Jack Rodwell - Premier League - Football - The Independent
Rodwell suffered a recurrence of his hamstring injury midway through the opening period and will be sidelined for "three to four weeks".
Chelsea's Puppy XI - We Ain't Got No History
The one where I'm not even going to pretend I'm not having fun. Also, PUPPIES!!!
Tottenham 2-1 Arsenal: high lines and balls in behind the defences | Zonal Marking
Tottenham recorded an important victory over their North London rivals, thanks to two identical goals towards the end of the first half.
BBC Sport - Arsenal asked for trouble against Gareth Bale, says Robbie Savage
Robbie Savage on how Arsenal's high defensive line helped Tottenham and Gareth Bale to a north London derby win
Frisking the Fixtures – Gameweek 29 @ Fantasy Football Tips, News and Views from Fantasy Football Scout
Our weekly regular is somewhat at the mercy of the Premier League schedulers this time round.
Contain Ronaldo & United have outside chance - ESPN FC
A common feature of United’s big games from the start of the season -- particularly in the 3-2 win away at Chelsea -- was their sudden, quick attacks down the flanks. A return to that approach, despite this being a home fixture, will be United’s best chance of troubling a Real side that lacks a defense-minded tackler in midfield.
Football Premier-league: Tottenham get fitness boost ahead of Inter clash | Radio talkSPORT
Tottenham duo Emmanuel Adebayor and Mousa Dembele are both expected to be fit for the Europa League clash against Inter Milan on Thursday night.