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Saturday's football photos

Davies gives Bolton the lead

Bolton 1-3 Arsenal: Wanderers get off to a superb start when Kevin Davies leaps to head home from Joey O'Brien's corner

Eboue levels for Arsenal

Sadly for Gary Megson's side their lead only lasts for 12 minutes with Emmanuel Eboue's first Premier League goal bringing the Gunners level

Bendtner celebrates Arsenal's second

Moments later the match turns on its head when Arsenal score again courtesy of Nicklas Bendtner's tap-in from Denilson's fine cross

Denilson celebrates his goal

Bolton miss chances to equalise before Denilson wraps-up victory with a third that lifts Arsenal to the summit of the Premier League

Fernando Torres attempts to surge through Stoke's defence

Liverpool 0-0 Stoke: The Reds start the match knowing a win will see them move, at least temporarily, three points clear at the top

Gerrard tangles with Mamady Sidibe

Aside from Steven Gerrard's early disallowed goal, Liverpool find it hard to break down the determined Potters

Kuyt goes down under the challenge of Richard Cresswell

Dutch striker Dirk Kuyt has a number of chances but endures a disappointing afternoon as the match remains goalless

Andy Griffin applauds Stoke's fans

Tony Pulis's team stick to their plan and frustrate the hosts to the end, earning themselves a precious and unexpected point at Anfield

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola

West Ham 3-1 Newcastle: New Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola settles himself in the dugout as he prepares to take charge of his first game

Di Michele celebrates his early goal

The Italian does not have to wait long for a goal as compatriot David Di Michele's deflected shot beats Shay Given in the eighth minute

Di Michele makes it 2-0

Di Michele grabs a second before the break, smashing the ball home after dinking it over the head of Steven Taylor

Etherington celebrates making it 3-0

West Ham look to have the game won when Matthew Etherington taps home from Di Michele's cross-cum-shot early in the second half

Newcastle's Michael Owen

Michael Owen's goal gives the Toon Army something to cheer but ultimately Zola and the Hammers fans go home the happier

Turnbull makes a fine save

Sunderland 2-0 Middlesbrough: Boro almost fall behind but see goalkeeper Ross Turnbull save well from Djibril Cisse's header

Downing misses a penalty for Boro

The hosts' Nyron Nosworthy concedes a penalty with just over 15 minutes to go but Stewart Downing blasts it over the bar

Chopra beats Turnbull

Roy Keane's side take full advantage of their reprieve and open the scoring through Michael Chopra after Kieran Richardson picks him out

Chopra and Malbranque celebrate

The former Newcastle player secures the win with his second shortly before the end after unselfish play by Steed Malbranque

Treacy tries to lose Simon Davies

Blackburn 1-0 Fulham: Rovers youngster Keith Treacy tries to get forward in the early stages against the Londoners

Johnson makes only his second appearance of the season

At the other end, Andy Johnson attempts to fend off Keith Andrews as he looks for his first goal since moving to Fulham from Everton

Derbyshire celebrates with his team-mates

The game appears to be heading for a draw until Matt Derbyshire finds the net with six minutes remaining to win it for the hosts




see also
Bolton 1-3 Arsenal
20 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Liverpool 0-0 Stoke
20 Sep 08 |  Premier League
West Ham 3-1 Newcastle
20 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Sunderland 2-0 Middlesbrough
20 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Blackburn 1-0 Fulham
20 Sep 08 |  Premier League


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