Today's Premiership teams

Birmingham v Sunderland

Birmingham: M. Taylor, Melchiot, Latka, M. Taylor, Gray, Pennant, Johnson, Izzet, Jarosik, Sutton, Heskey. Replacements: Vaesen, Forssell, Dunn, Butt, Campbell.

Sunderland: Davis, Nosworthy, Breen, Collins, Hoyte, Lawrence, Whitehead, Leadbitter, Arca, Kyle, D. Murphy. Replacements: J. Murphy, Delap, Caldwell, Elliott, Woods.

Referee: S Bennett (Kent)

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Blackburn v Arsenal

Blackburn: Friedel, Neill, Nelsen, Todd, Gray, Reid, Savage, Tugay, Pedersen, Bellamy, Sinama Pongolle. Replacements: Enckelman, Kuqi, Mokoena, Bentley, Peter.

Arsenal: Lehmann, Eboue, Toure, Senderos, Flamini, Fabregas, Diaby, Silva, Reyes, Henry, Adebayor. Replacements: Almunia, Pires, Hleb, Djourou, Lupoli.

Referee: U Rennie (S Yorkshire)

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Charlton v Aston Villa

Charlton: Myhre, Young, Perry, Hreidarsson, Spector, Ambrose, Kishishev, Holland, Hughes, M. Bent, D. Bent. Replacements: Andersen, Euell, El Karkouri, Powell, Bothroyd.

Aston Villa: Sorensen, Hughes, Ridgewell, Mellberg, Samuel, Milner, Davis, McCann, Barry, Angel, Baros. Replacements: Taylor, Hendrie, Phillips, Cahill, Moore.

Referee: C Foy (Merseyside)

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Chelsea v Portsmouth

Chelsea: Cech, Paulo Ferreira, Huth, Terry, Del Horno, Wright-Phillips, J. Cole, Essien, Lampard, Robben, Drogba. Replacements: Cudicini, Johnson, Makelele, Duff, Gudjohnsen.

Portsmouth: Kiely, Primus, Karadas, O’Brien, Taylor, O’Neil, Pedro Mendes, Hughes, Koroman, LuaLua, Mwaruwari. Replacements: Ashdown, D’Alessandro, Todorov, Routledge, Davis.

Referee: M Riley (W Yorkshire)

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