Queens Park Rangers
Arsene Wenger has urged his Arsenal team to use their Christmas fixtures to prove they are in a false position in the Barclays Premier League.
The sixth-placed Gunners face QPR on Boxing Day and then travel to West Ham and Southampton, clubs who sit directly above them in the table and rivals for Champions League qualification.
"We have to make sure that over Christmas we take advantage of the schedule we have and put the performances in," Wenger said.
"We have a good opportunity over Christmas to show...
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is backing Boxing Day opponents Arsenal to finish the Premier League season in the top four.
The Gunners have endured an erratic start to the 2014-15 campaign and occupy sixth place, with an injury crisis only partly explaining their absence from the title race as early as Christmas.
Arsene Wenger has been condemned by disgruntled fans and pundits, but Redknapp is mystified by the criticism.
"I can't believe why Arsene Wenger would get any stick really," Redknapp...
As we approach the midway point in the 2014-15 Premier League season, it's time to have a look back at the campaign so far. We asked our ESPN FC bloggers to tackle seven questions. Who's your side's unlikely hero, and who has work to do?
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