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Mar 23, 2014

Sigurdsson winner caps superb Spurs fightback against Saints

LONDON (Reuters) – Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stoppage time winner after Christian Eriksen’s double as Tottenham Hotspur stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sigurdsson converted Denmark midfielder Eriksen’s layoff to keep alive Spurs lingering hopes of a top four finish. They are fifth on 56 points, six behind fourth-placed Arsenal having played one more match.

Mar 23, 2014

Soccer-Sigurdsson winner caps superb Spurs fightback against Saints

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) – Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stoppage time winner after Christian Eriksen’s double as Tottenham Hotspur stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sigurdsson converted Denmark midfielder Eriksen’s layoff to keep alive Spurs lingering hopes of a top four finish. They are fifth on 56 points, six behind fourth-placed Arsenal having played one more match.

Mar 23, 2014

Soccer-Goals fly in, records tumble as Premier League delivers a feast

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) – The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix.

From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal by a record 6-0 to the evening game across London at Upton Park where champions Manchester United beat West Ham 2-0, millions of viewers in over 200 territories around the world certainly got their money’s worth.

Mar 22, 2014

Rooney wonder goal sets United up for another victory

LONDON (Reuters) – Wayne Rooney scored twice, the first an astonishing 58-metre volleyed contender for Goal of the Season, as Manchester United won their second game in four days by brushing aside West Ham United 2-0 at Upton Park on Saturday.

The two first-half goals moved Rooney, 28, above Jack Rowley into third place on United’s all-time scoring chart with 212 behind Bobby Charlton (249) and Denis Law (237).

Mar 22, 2014

Soccer-Rooney wonder goal sets United up for another victory

LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – Wayne Rooney scored twice, the first an astonishing 58-metre volleyed contender for Goal of the Season, as Manchester United won their second game in four days by brushing aside West Ham United 2-0 at Upton Park on Saturday.

The two first-half goals moved Rooney, 28, above Jack Rowley into third place on United’s all-time scoring chart with 212 behind Bobby Charlton (249) and Denis Law (237).

Mar 20, 2014

The highs and lows of Arsene Wenger’s 1,000 Arsenal games

LONDON (Reuters) – The highs of Arsene Wenger’s 18-year stint as Arsenal manager outweigh the lows, even if the club have failed to win a trophy for nine years.

Here is a look at the highlights and low points since he was appointed in 1996:

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Winning The Double 1997-98

Wenger achieved a remarkable feat in his first full season in charge by winning the Premier League and FA Cup double.

Mar 20, 2014

Soccer-The highs and lows of Arsene Wenger’s 1,000 Arsenal games

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – The highs of Arsene Wenger’s 18-year stint as Arsenal manager outweigh the lows, even if the club have failed to win a trophy for nine years.

Here is a look at the highlights and low points since he was appointed in 1996:

THE HIGHLIGHTS

Winning The Double 1997-98

Wenger achieved a remarkable feat in his first full season in charge by winning the Premier League and FA Cup double.

Mar 20, 2014

Bruised United among familiar faces at Europe’s top table

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester United will take their usual place at the top table of European soccer in the Champions League quarter-finals draw on Friday but like an impoverished lord at a society dinner, they will hope no-one notices their moth-eaten garments.

United will be among familiar faces when they go into the pot with defending champions Bayern Munich and the rest of Europe’s elite in the shape of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Paris St Germain.

Mar 20, 2014

Soccer-Bruised United among familiar faces at Europe’s top table

MANCHESTER, England, March 20 (Reuters) – Manchester United will take their usual place at the top table of European soccer in the Champions League quarter-finals draw on Friday but like an impoverished lord at a society dinner, they will hope no-one notices their moth-eaten garments.

United will be among familiar faces when they go into the pot with defending champions Bayern Munich and the rest of Europe’s elite in the shape of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Paris St Germain.

Mar 19, 2014

Moyes refuses to get carried away by one bright moment

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester United kept their season alive by reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a memorable victory over Olympiakos Piraeus on Wednesday, but under-pressure manager David Moyes was not getting too carried away.

United have endured a miserable first season under the Scot who was hand-picked by his predecessor Alex Ferguson to succeed him when he retired after 26 years in charge at Old Trafford.