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Mar 8, 2014

Soccer-Stylish United demolish woeful West Brom

LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – Champions Manchester United rediscovered a touch of their old swagger, easing past strugglers West Bromwich Albion 3-0 on Saturday to record back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time since December.

Phil Jones headed home a Robin van Persie free kick in the first half, Wayne Rooney finished a sweeping passing move with another header after the break and Danny Welbeck added a third to inflict further misery on a woeful West Brom side.

Feb 27, 2014

Hot Spurs in Europa comeback, Porto and Napoli win

LONDON (Reuters) – Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice in four minutes as Tottenham Hotspur overturned a two-goal aggregate deficit to beat 10-man Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-2 over two legs on Thursday to reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

It was a painful return to London for Tottenham’s former coach Juande Ramos whose side took the lead on the night through Roman Zozulya.

Feb 27, 2014

Soccer-Hot Spurs in Europa comeback, Porto and Napoli win

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice in four minutes as Tottenham Hotspur overturned a two-goal aggregate deficit to beat 10-man Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-2 over two legs on Thursday to reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

It was a painful return to London for Tottenham’s former coach Juande Ramos whose side took the lead on the night through Roman Zozulya.

Feb 27, 2014

Anelka handed five-match ban for “quenelle” salute

LONDON (Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been banned for five matches and fined 80,000 pounds for making an alleged anti-Semitic gesture in a match in December, the Football Association said on Thursday.

The Frenchman, who made a “quenelle” salute after scoring in a 3-3 draw against West Ham United on December 28, has also been ordered to complete a compulsory education course.

Feb 27, 2014

Anelka handed five-match ban for ‘quenelle’ salute – FA

LONDON (Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been banned for five matches and fined 80,000 pounds for making an alleged anti-Semitic gesture in a match in December, the Football Association said on Thursday.

The Frenchman, who made a “quenelle” salute after scoring in a 3-3 draw against West Ham United on December 28, has also been ordered to complete a compulsory education course.

Feb 27, 2014

Soccer-Anelka handed five-match ban for “quenelle” salute – FA

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has been banned for five matches and fined 80,000 pounds ($133,400) for making an alleged anti-Semitic gesture in a match in December, the Football Association said on Thursday.

The Frenchman, who made a “quenelle” salute after scoring in a 3-3 draw against West Ham United on Dec. 28, has also been ordered to complete a compulsory education course.

Feb 26, 2014

Regal Real thrash Schalke, Galatasaray hold Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid laid down a marker in this season’s Champions League by inflicting a 6-1 thrashing on Schalke 04 in a one-sided last-16 first leg while Galatasaray and Chelsea drew 1-1 on Wednesday.

Real’s galactico-laced frontline of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals each as the Spaniards secured only their second win in 26 trips to Germany and effectively booked their spot in the last eight.

Feb 26, 2014

Soccer-Regal Real thrash Schalke, Galatasaray hold Chelsea

LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Real Madrid laid down a marker in this season’s Champions League by inflicting a 6-1 thrashing on Schalke 04 in a one-sided last-16 first leg while Galatasaray and Chelsea drew 1-1 on Wednesday.

Real’s galactico-laced frontline of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals each as the Spaniards secured only their second win in 26 trips to Germany and effectively booked their spot in the last eight.

Feb 22, 2014

Chelsea snatch late victory, Arsenal and City win

LONDON (Reuters) – John Terry grabbed a stoppage-time winner as leaders Chelsea showed their Premier League title mettle by snatching a 1-0 victory over Everton on Saturday having looked set to suffer another damaging blow.

The Chelsea captain strained every sinew to get a faint touch to a Frank Lampard free kick in the 93rd minute and keep his team a point clear of Arsenal who thrashed Sunderland 4-1 and three ahead of Manchester City who beat Stoke City 1-0.

Feb 22, 2014

Chelsea snatch late winner to end Everton resistance

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea scrambled a stoppage-time winner to snatch a 1-0 victory over Everton on Saturday, showing their Premier League title mettle by claiming three points when they looked on course to suffer another damaging blow.

After drawing their last league game against West Bromwich Albion and suffering a chastening FA Cup defeat to rivals Manchester City, Jose Mourinho’s side were looking for a morale-boosting return to form.