Arsenal continued their pre-season preparations by recording another comfortable 4-0 victory against SC Neusiedl in Austria.

The Gunners entered the game on the back of a 4-0 win over Barnet and a 3-0 victory at Sturm Graz, and their confidence was evident as they opened up a 2-0 half-time lead thanks to goals from Theo Walcott and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

New signing Marouane Chamakh got his first goal since joining from Bordeaux with a penalty, before Carlos Vela rounded off the scoring in the 65th minute.

West Brom, meanwhile, suffered the first defeat of their pre-season campaign as a goal from Dean Shiels saw them lose to npower Championship side Doncaster at Keepmoat Stadium. Midfielder Chris Brunt, who signed a new contract earlier on Tuesday, headed the Baggies best chance wide.

Blackpool were another top-flight side to suffer defeat as they went down 1-0 against Crewe at Gresty Road.

Shaun Miller got the only goal after connecting with Ryan Donaldson's flick-on, with Seasiders keeper Matt Gilks being forced to make a string of saves as the hosts created the better chances.

Fulham rounded off their tour of Sweden with a goalless draw against Malmo while an early Chris Porter goal saw Stoke suffer a 1-0 defeat at Derby.

At the Madejski Stadium, a penalty from Gylfi Sigurdsson and a strike from Michail Antonio helped Championship side Reading beat Wolves 2-1, Dave Jones pulling a goal back for the visitors.

Andreas Weimann grabbed a brace to help Aston Villa defeat Walsall 2-1 at Banks's Stadium. The visitors, who lost James Collins with an injury in the third minute, took the lead when Weimann headed in from John Carew's cross, and he pounced on a loose ball after the break for his second

Alex Nicholls pulled a goal back but it wasn't enough for the npower League One side.

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