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Feb 21, 2014

England’s Rooney signs new long-term United deal

By Ken Ferris

(Reuters) – England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a four-year contract extension with Premier League champions Manchester United that will keep their prize asset at the club until June 2019.

United announced the deal on their website (www.manutd.com) on Friday with the 28-year-old, who left Everton for Old Trafford in 2004, having a year to run on his old contract.

Feb 21, 2014

Wayne Rooney signs new long-term United deal

By Ken Ferris

(Reuters) – England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a four-year contract extension with Premier League champions Manchester United that will keep their prize asset at the club until June 2019.

United announced the deal on their website (www.manutd.com) on Friday with the 28-year-old, who left Everton for Old Trafford in 2004, having a year to run on his old contract.

Feb 21, 2014

Soccer-England’s Rooney signs new long-term United deal

Feb 21 (Reuters) – England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a four-year contract extension with Premier League champions Manchester United that will keep their prize asset at the club until June 2019.

United announced the deal on their website (www.manutd.com) on Friday with the 28-year-old, who left Everton for Old Trafford in 2004, having a year to run on his old contract.

Feb 4, 2014

Swansea sack manager Laudrup after league slump

By Ken Ferris

(Reuters) – Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the Welsh club having dropped into a Premier League relegation battle after a dramatic slump in form that has left them two points above the drop zone.

Laudrup, who said that winning the League Cup last season ranked among his proudest moments because Swansea are such a small club compared to the European giants like Real Madrid and Juventus he once played for, now finds himself out of a job.

Feb 4, 2014

Soccer-Swansea sack manager Laudrup after league slump

Feb 4 (Reuters) – Swansea City have sacked their Danish manager Michael Laudrup with the Welsh club having dropped into a Premier League relegation battle after a dramatic slump in form that has left them two points above the drop zone.

Laudrup, who said that winning the League Cup last season ranked among his proudest moments because Swansea are such a small club compared to the European giants like Real Madrid and Juventus he once played for, now finds himself out of a job.

Feb 4, 2014

Newcastle’s director of football Kinnear resigns

By Ken Ferris

(Reuters) – Newcastle United’s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit seven months into a three-year deal after his second spell at the Premier League club in which they made no permanent signings for the first-team squad.

Kinnear, 67, had come under fire after Newcastle, who were thrashed 3-0 at home by local rivals Sunderland in the league on Saturday, did not buy any new players in the January transfer window and lost playmaker Yohan Cabaye to Paris St Germain.

Feb 4, 2014

Soccer-Newcastle’s director of football Kinnear resigns

Feb 3 (Reuters) – Newcastle United’s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit seven months into a three-year deal after his second spell at the Premier League club in which they made no permanent signings for the first-team squad.

Kinnear, 67, had come under fire after Newcastle, who were thrashed 3-0 at home by local rivals Sunderland in the league on Saturday, did not buy any new players in the January transfer window and lost playmaker Yohan Cabaye to Paris St Germain.

Dec 28, 2013

Moyes hails Man United game-changer Welbeck

NORWICH, England (Reuters) – Manchester United manager David Moyes sang the praises of Danny Welbeck after he came off the substitutes’ bench to score the only goal in a gritty 1-0 win at Norwich City on Saturday.

Moyes, who left in-form England forward Wayne Rooney out due to injury, sent on Welbeck at halftime in place of Ryan Giggs and was rewarded with the striker’s sixth Premier League goal of the season.

Dec 28, 2013

Soccer-Moyes hails Man United game-changer Welbeck

NORWICH, England, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Manchester United manager David Moyes sang the praises of Danny Welbeck after he came off the substitutes’ bench to score the only goal in a gritty 1-0 win at Norwich City on Saturday.

Moyes, who left in-form England forward Wayne Rooney out due to injury, sent on Welbeck at halftime in place of Ryan Giggs and was rewarded with the striker’s sixth Premier League goal of the season.

Dec 23, 2013

Sherwood in charge at Spurs until end of 2014/15

LONDON (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur have given the inexperienced Tim Sherwood the chance to stamp his mark on the ambitious London club by naming him on Monday as head coach until the end of next season.

The Premier League club have promoted their former midfield player from his role as youth development manager to replace Andre Villas-Boas exactly a week after the Portuguese coach was sacked following a humiliating 5-0 home loss to Liverpool.