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May 9, 2013

Man United turn to Moyes, Ferguson influence lives on

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Alex Ferguson’s influence at Manchester United will continue past his retirement after the Premier League champions followed his advice and appointed David Moyes as their next manager on Thursday.

Everton boss Moyes, who announced earlier he would be leaving the club after 11 years in charge, was the hot favourite to take over from his fellow Scot at United and has signed a six-year contract from July 1.

May 9, 2013

Manchester United turns to Moyes, Ferguson influence lives on

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Alex Ferguson’s influence at Manchester United will continue past his retirement after the Premier League champions followed his advice and appointed David Moyes as their next manager on Thursday.

Everton boss Moyes, who announced earlier he would be leaving the club after 11 years in charge, was the hot favourite to take over from his fellow Scot at United and has signed a six-year contract from July 1.

May 9, 2013

Soccer-Man United turn to Moyes, Ferguson influence lives on

MANCHESTER, England, May 9 (Reuters) – Alex Ferguson’s influence at Manchester United will continue past his retirement after the Premier League champions followed his advice and appointed David Moyes as their next manager on Thursday.

Everton boss Moyes, who announced earlier he would be leaving the club after 11 years in charge, was the hot favourite to take over from his fellow Scot at United and has signed a six-year contract from July 1.

May 8, 2013

Man United fans digest shock, ponder Fergie-less future

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Shock, uncertainty and an air of inevitability hung in the air on the red side of Manchester on Wednesday as fans digested Alex Ferguson’s retirement announcement.

Some milled around Old Trafford, where the “Sir Alex Ferguson” stand and statue of the Scot are the very visible reminders of just how important he has been for Manchester United, while others calmed their nerves with a pint in the pub.

May 8, 2013

Soccer-Man United fans digest shock, ponder Fergie-less future

MANCHESTER, England, May 8 (Reuters) – Shock, uncertainty and an air of inevitability hung in the air on the red side of Manchester on Wednesday as fans digested Alex Ferguson’s retirement announcement.

Some milled around Old Trafford, where the “Sir Alex Ferguson” stand and statue of the Scot are the very visible reminders of just how important he has been for Manchester United, while others calmed their nerves with a pint in the pub.

May 1, 2013

Merseyside derby win will net Everton rare bonus

LIVERPOOL (Reuters) – The Merseyside derby takes on added significance this weekend as Everton head to Anfield seeking to finish above bitter rivals Liverpool for successive seasons in the top flight for the first time since 1937.

A win on Sunday would ensure David Moyes’s side could not be overtaken by Liverpool, although victory in itself would be an achievement as they have not come back from the red side of town with three points for 14 years.

May 1, 2013

Soccer-Merseyside derby win will net Everton rare bonus

LIVERPOOL, May 1 (Reuters) – The Merseyside derby takes on added significance this weekend as Everton head to Anfield seeking to finish above bitter rivals Liverpool for successive seasons in the top flight for the first time since 1937.

A win on Sunday would ensure David Moyes’s side could not be overtaken by Liverpool, although victory in itself would be an achievement as they have not come back from the red side of town with three points for 14 years.

Apr 29, 2013

Back-pedalling Wiggins aims for Giro-Tour double

WIGAN, England (Reuters) – Team Sky could endure a bumpy ride at the Tour de France after champion Bradley Wiggins back-pedalled from previous comments and made it clear he sees himself as the man to lead their charge again.

The 33-year-old, who last year became the first Briton to win the Tour and also grabbed gold in the Olympic time trial, is seeking victory in next month’s Giro d’Italia and if he is successful, he thinks he will be in ideal shape to lead the team in France instead of 2012 runner-up Chris Froome

Apr 22, 2013

Goal difference nightmare inspired United to title

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – A large part of this year’s Premier League title was settled at the end of last season when Manchester United’s horror at losing out on goal difference to neighbours Manchester City turned into a ruthless pursuit of records, goals and a 20th league crown.

Manager Alex Ferguson vowed his team would never again miss out because they had not scored enough goals and swiftly brought in prolific striker Robin van Persie to make absolutely sure.

Apr 22, 2013

Soccer-Goal difference nightmare inspired United to title

MANCHESTER, England, April 22 (Reuters) – A large part of this year’s Premier League title was settled at the end of last season when Manchester United’s horror at losing out on goal difference to neighbours Manchester City turned into a ruthless pursuit of records, goals and a 20th league crown.

Manager Alex Ferguson vowed his team would never again miss out because they had not scored enough goals and swiftly brought in prolific striker Robin van Persie to make absolutely sure.

    • About Sonia

      "I have been on the Reuters sports desk since 2006, before that was on the world desk and have also been a general news correspondent in Moscow. I report on sport in the north of England and also sub copy on all sports."
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      2002
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