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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Title Race WarCry And 4th UCL Spot

Arsenal Camp - Wenger: My young Gunners can stay course
Arsene Wenger has no doubts his young Arsenal side have the 'maturity' needed to 'dig in' and stay the distance in the Premier League title race.

Man U Camp - O'Shea: Man Utd can win every game we've left

John O'Shea is convinced Manchester United can win the remaining games of their season - in every competition.
If the Reds triumph in their next 26 matches they will land the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League.
Defender O'Shea insisted: "We're definitely capable of winning all our matches.

Ji-Sung talking up Manchester United treble
Ji-Sung Park is convinced that Manchester United have what it takes to win the treble for a second time.

Chelsea Camp - Carvalho: Chelsea have silenced doubters

Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho claims the Blues have proved the critics wrong and can sample success on four fronts this season. The Africa Cup of Nations has denied Chelsea of the services of Didier Drogba, Michael Essien, Salomon Kalou and John Obi Mikel over recent weeks, while John Terry and Frank Lampard have also been absent through injury.

However, Chelsea have not suffered defeat since losing 1-0 to Arsenal on 16th December and the Blues could yet record successes in the UEFA Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup and Carling Cup. "We have not slipped up even though everyone expected us to fail because of injuries and the Africa Cup of Nations," Carvalho told the Daily Express.

"But we've not missed a single chance in the competitions. It is a big time for us. "We knew January was always going to be important but we have shown our determination by coming through it. "We have come through complicated situations in the past because of injuries and we can do it again."

Liverpool Camp - Benitez insists Liverpool can claim fourth spot

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez insists his much-maligned squad has the experience to claim fourth spot in the Premier League.Benitez said: 'I think we are the best equipped to be fourth, at least. Martin O'Neill at Villa and Sven (Goran Eriksson) at City may say different and Everton too, but I have confidence in my team.

'We feel we can do it and we must start winning again, that will take us higher again.
'We have enough quality and the experience of playing at this level. That could be crucial because we have been here before. 'The key is to focus on every game and not think about the rest.

Everton Camp - Everton can pip Liverpool for Champions League spot - Moyes

Everton boss Dave Moyes is convinced they can beat Liverpool for a Champions League place this season."We've raised expectations and it'll be tough because the competition is tight."But there's a real sense of confidence through the group. If we play as we can, then we are more than a match for anyone."