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Apr 18, 2015

Reading keeper’s error sees Arsenal reach FA Cup final

LONDON (Reuters) – FA Cup holders Arsenal were taken to extra time before a horrendous error by Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici brought the Championship side’s dream to an end in a 2-1 semi-final defeat on Saturday.

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez snatched his second goal at the end of the first extra period to subdue the plucky second-tier strugglers, but his tame goalbound shot barely trickled over the line after being spilled by the devastated Federici.

Apr 18, 2015

Soccer-Reading keeper’s error sees Arsenal reach FA Cup final

LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) – FA Cup holders Arsenal were taken to extra time before a horrendous error by Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici brought the Championship side’s dream to an end in a 2-1 semi-final defeat on Saturday.

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez snatched his second goal at the end of the first extra period to subdue the plucky second-tier strugglers, but his tame goalbound shot barely trickled over the line after being spilled by the devastated Federici.

Apr 16, 2015

Soccer-Napoli thrash Wolfsburg, holders Sevilla grab win

LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) – Napoli put a foot in the Europa League semi-finals with a perfectly crafted 4-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg on Thursday as Marek Hamsik scored twice in an Italian masterclass to bring cheer to beleaguered coach Rafa Benitez.

Napoli are seven points adrift of the Serie A Champions League places but their chances of reaching Europe’s elite competition by winning its second-tier cousin look strong after they crushed the German side in their quarter-final first leg.

Apr 16, 2015

Napoli hit Wolfsburg for four in Europa League masterclass

LONDON (Reuters) – Napoli put a foot in the Europa League semi-finals with a perfectly crafted 4-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg on Thursday as Marek Hamsik scored twice in an Italian masterclass to bring cheer to beleaguered coach Rafa Benitez.

Napoli are seven points adrift of the Serie A Champions League places but their chances of reaching Europe’s elite competition by winning its second-tier cousin look strong after they crushed the German side in their quarter-final first leg.

Apr 16, 2015

Soccer-Napoli hit Wolfsburg for four in Europa League masterclass

LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) – Napoli put a foot in the Europa League semi-finals with a perfectly crafted 4-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg on Thursday as Marek Hamsik scored twice in an Italian masterclass to bring cheer to beleaguered coach Rafa Benitez.

Napoli are seven points adrift of the Serie A Champions League places but their chances of reaching Europe’s elite competition by winning its second-tier cousin look strong after they crushed the German side in their quarter-final first leg.

Apr 12, 2015

Ramsey goal helps Arsenal edge closer to Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal’s improbable late run at the Premier League title gained momentum with a 1-0 victory at struggling Burnley on Saturday, an eighth straight triumph that moved them within four points of leaders Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger’s side did not have to be at their best to overcome an organised Burnley side who remained second from bottom. The visitors scored early through Aaron Ramsey and then eased through largely unthreatened.

Apr 11, 2015

Sherwood hails win after spurring Villa closer to safety

LONDON (Reuters) – Three points were gained and one was made by Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood who returned to Tottenham Hotspur and offered a reminder of his talents to his former employers with a 1-0 victory on Saturday.

As well as helping Villa take a further step towards Premier League safety, Sherwood’s return to White Hart Lane for the first time since losing his job 11 months ago will have had many Spurs fans wondering whether the club made the right decision.

Apr 11, 2015

Soccer-Sherwood hails win after spurring Villa closer to safety

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Three points were gained and one was made by Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood who returned to Tottenham Hotspur and offered a reminder of his talents to his former employers with a 1-0 victory on Saturday.

As well as helping Villa take a further step towards Premier League safety, Sherwood’s return to White Hart Lane for the first time since losing his job 11 months ago will have had many Spurs fans wondering whether the club made the right decision.

Apr 11, 2015

Benteke strikes again as Villa sink Spurs

LONDON (Reuters) – Aston Villa took another step towards Premier League safety after Christian Benteke’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday as manager Tim Sherwood enjoyed a winning return to his former club.

The Belgian striker’s eighth goal in his last six games helped Villa move up to 15th on 32 points, six clear of the relegation zone.

Apr 11, 2015

Soccer-Benteke strikes again as Villa sink Spurs

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) – Aston Villa took another step towards Premier League safety after Christian Benteke’s goal secured a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday as manager Tim Sherwood enjoyed a winning return to his former club.

The Belgian striker’s eighth goal in his last six games helped Villa move up to 15th on 32 points, six clear of the relegation zone.