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Apr 14, 2015

Soccer-Bournemouth keep Premier League dream very much alive

LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – Bournemouth kept their dream of reaching English soccer’s top flight for the first time firmly alive with a gritty 1-0 win at FA Cup semi-finalists Reading on Tuesday.

The south-coast club took the lead through Callum Wilson after four minutes and hung on to stay ahead in the gripping race for promotion to the lucrative Premier League as the Championship pacesetters all won.

Apr 14, 2015

Bournemouth retain pole position in race for Premier League

LONDON (Reuters) – Bournemouth kept their noses ahead in the gripping race for promotion to the English Premier League as the Championship pace-setters all won on Tuesday.

Callum Wilson’s early strike proved enough to give Bournemouth a 1-0 win at Reading but Norwich City stayed a point behind the leaders with a 2-0 victory at Leeds United.

Apr 14, 2015

Soccer-Bournemouth retain pole position in race for Premier League

LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – Bournemouth kept their noses ahead in the gripping race for promotion to the English Premier League as the Championship pace-setters all won on Tuesday.

Callum Wilson’s early strike proved enough to give Bournemouth a 1-0 win at Reading but Norwich City stayed a point behind the leaders with a 2-0 victory at Leeds United.

Apr 14, 2015

Resurgent Man United rediscover their mojo

LONDON (Reuters) – The swagger has returned to Manchester United and their recent revival has provided genuine grounds for believing they are ready to challenge again for the top prizes in the game.

After two years of disappointment following the retirement of manager Alex Ferguson, United have beaten arch-rivals Liverpool and champions Manchester City in a run of six successive victories which have lifted them to third in the Premier League.

Apr 14, 2015

Analysis – Resurgent Man United rediscover their mojo

LONDON (Reuters) – The swagger has returned to Manchester United and their recent revival has provided genuine grounds for believing they are ready to challenge again for the top prizes in the game.

After two years of disappointment following the retirement of manager Alex Ferguson, United have beaten arch-rivals Liverpool and champions Manchester City in a run of six successive victories which have lifted them to third in the Premier League.

Apr 14, 2015

Soccer-Resurgent Man United rediscover their mojo

LONDON, April 14 (Reuters) – The swagger has returned to Manchester United and their recent revival has provided genuine grounds for believing they are ready to challenge again for the top prizes in the game.

After two years of disappointment following the retirement of manager Alex Ferguson, United have beaten arch-rivals Liverpool and champions Manchester City in a run of six successive victories which have lifted them to third in the Premier League.

Mar 21, 2015

Ireland take Six Nations glory after dramatic try-fest

LONDON (Reuters) – Ireland won the Six Nations Championship on points difference after beating Scotland 40-10 at Murrayfield on Saturday as comprehensive victories for England and Wales proved in vain.

Wales humbled Italy 61-20 to lay down a marker but Ireland’s victory lifted them top of the standings and left England needing to beat France by 26 points to win the title.

Mar 21, 2015

Rampant Wales lay down gauntlet for Ireland and England

LONDON (Reuters) – Wales blew Italy away with seven second-half tries to surge to a 61-20 victory on Saturday which put them in pole position to win the Six Nations Championship ahead of Ireland and England.

If Ireland beat Scotland and England overcome France later on Saturday, all three teams will finish level on eight points but the Welsh have a significant advantage in points difference following their rout of Italy in Rome.

Mar 16, 2015

Analysis – Van Gaal lights the red touch paper at last

LONDON (Reuters) – For 45 minutes at Old Trafford on Sunday it was just like old times as Manchester United blew Tottenham Hotspur away with three goals in a ruthless display of attacking football.

For the first time under coach Louis van Gaal, United achieved what they used to do routinely under Alex Ferguson, strangling a shell-shocked Spurs side and clinically killing them off before easing through the gears to a 3-0 victory.

Mar 16, 2015

Soccer-Van Gaal lights the red touch paper at last

LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) – For 45 minutes at Old Trafford on Sunday it was just like old times as Manchester United blew Tottenham Hotspur away with three goals in a ruthless display of attacking football.

For the first time under coach Louis van Gaal, United achieved what they used to do routinely under Alex Ferguson, strangling a shell-shocked Spurs side and clinically killing them off before easing through the gears to a 3-0 victory.