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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been speaking ahead of the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday. Read on for a transcript of what he said about the showpiece final including early team news.

In the week of the Carabao Cup final read our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. We spoke to Gunners legend Bob Wilson who kindly shared his memories of one of the biggest giantkilling acts in the history of English football as third division Swindon Town upset the odds by beating the North Londoners 3-1 in the 1969 Wembley showpiece.

For the majority of Arsenal fans a Wembley cup final is something to be savoured. However a long-serving season ticket holder from Islington, Glenn Allen is so disenchanted with Arsene Wenger he is boycotting the Carabao Cup showpiece against Manchester City on Sunday. Read on for his explanation which will shock many but perhaps strike a chord with some.

The death of Rashan Charles, and its aftermath, has tragic echoes of the case of Colin Roach. The 21-year-old was shot inside Stoke Newington police station 35 years ago, with the community convinced cops had a hand. Poet Benjamin Zephaniah was at the first protest after his death, he tells the Gazette.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

Arsenal take on West Ham in the Carabao Cup quarter-final bidding for a place in the last four on Tuesday evening.

From bruising and stubble on Lee Harvey Oswald’s face, to the vivid red of the Russian flag flying over the Reichstag, or the turquoise of Bikini Atoll beneath a mushroom cloud, a new book transforms some of history’s most evocative images into colour

“You can only despise your own voters for so long. They will judge you as you judge them, measure for measure.”

Bridget Galton talks to actor Ian McDiarmid about playing vilified MP Enoch Powell and whether there might be a Star Wars spin off for his evil emperor Darth Sidious

Arsenal claimed a dramatic 3-2 win over Birmingham on the opening weekend of the FA Women’s Super League season and visit fellow heavyweights Manchester City on Saturday.

Birmingham City loanee loving life under Karen Hills and Juan Amoros and full of praise for her team-mates

Detectives investigating the murder of Marvin Couson - who died 13 years after he was shot in Shoreditch - believe he might have been an innocent victim in a dispute between rival criminal gangs from London and Birmingham.

Every week we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney. This week, we discovered an app called Kompas, which uses artificial intelligence to build travel recommendations based on who you are, and where you are.

Middlesex missed out on a place in the quarter-finals of the Natwest T20 Blast after defeat at Glamorgan.

An 80-year-old leukaemia survivor from Stamford Hill who won a cycle race for his age category at the Olympic Park on Sunday insists he “wasn’t going that fast”.

An ensemble of young singers from across Hackney is looking to swell its membership following a stellar performance at the Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham.

The local team watched Saturday’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea and captain Renee De La Cruz received their trophy on the pitch

The official World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals have been unveiled.

Local resident enjoyed occasion in Birmingham and joked at least now he knows what it feels like to lose a thriller

Former England defender dies aged 44

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