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May 7, 2014

Soccer-City on verge of title after Dzeko double

LONDON, May 7 (Reuters) – Manchester City moved to the brink of the Premier League title with an emphatic 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday as Edin Dzeko scored twice to leave them needing just a point from the final game of the season.

Dzeko’s double midway through the second half relieved the pressure that had gripped the Etihad Stadium and late strikes by Stevan Jovetic and Yaya Toure, his 20th of the season, secured a comfortable victory.

May 7, 2014

Dzeko double puts City on brink of Premier League title

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City tightened their grip on the Premier League title race with an emphatic 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday as Edin Dzeko scored twice to leave them needing just a point from the final game of the season.

Dzeko’s double midway through the second half relieved the pressure that had gripped the Etihad stadium and late strikes by Stevan Jovetic and Yaya Toure, his 20th of the season, secured a comfortable victory.

May 7, 2014

Soccer-Dzeko double puts City on brink of Premier League title

LONDON, May 7 (Reuters) – Manchester City tightened their grip on the Premier League title race with an emphatic 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday as Edin Dzeko scored twice to leave them needing just a point from the final game of the season.

Dzeko’s double midway through the second half relieved the pressure that had gripped the Etihad stadium and late strikes by Stevan Jovetic and Yaya Toure, his 20th of the season, secured a comfortable victory.

Apr 29, 2014

Enigma Suarez driven by will to win at all costs

LONDON (Reuters) – Combining game-changing brilliance with headline-grabbing controversy, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s last World Cup was his career in microcosm.

In the space of a few weeks in South Africa four years ago, he forged a reputation as a sharp-eyed goal-getter, before joining the tournament’s hall of infamy for a goalline handball that ultimately deprived opponents Ghana a place in the semi-finals.

Apr 29, 2014

World-Enigma Suarez driven by will to win at all costs

LONDON (Reuters) – Combining game-changing brilliance with headline-grabbing controversy, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s last World Cup was his career in microcosm.

In the space of a few weeks in South Africa four years ago, he forged a reputation as a sharp-eyed goal-getter, before joining the tournament’s hall of infamy for a goalline handball that ultimately deprived opponents Ghana a place in the semi-finals.

Apr 29, 2014

Soccer-World-Enigma Suarez driven by will to win at all costs

LONDON, April 29 (Reuters) – Combining game-changing brilliance with headline-grabbing controversy, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s last World Cup was his career in microcosm.

In the space of a few weeks in South Africa four years ago, he forged a reputation as a sharp-eyed goal-getter, before joining the tournament’s hall of infamy for a goalline handball that ultimately deprived opponents Ghana a place in the semi-finals.

Apr 27, 2014

Manchester United start life under Giggs by thrashing Norwich

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United ushered in a new era under interim manager Ryan Giggs with a 4-0 Premier League win over Norwich City on Saturday full of the verve and attacking intent often absent under the sacked David Moyes.

The wheels came off Everton’s charge for Champions League qualification in a 2-0 defeat at Southampton that left them a point behind fourth-placed Arsenal before United turned on the style to cheer Welshman Giggs in his unfamiliar new role.

Apr 26, 2014

Giggs goes back to the future to revive United

By Toby Davis

(Reuters) – Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs, with his tufts of grey hair and smart club suit, strode on to the Old Trafford turf and got a hero’s welcome on Saturday as he launched a new phase in his career and a fresh start for the club.

Ninety minutes later with a 4-0 victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City safely wrapped up, the home fans were able to digest what they had seen – a glimpse of the future as well as a snapshot of the past.

Apr 26, 2014

Soccer-Giggs goes back to the future to revive United

April 26 (Reuters) – Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs, with his tufts of grey hair and smart club suit, strode on to the Old Trafford turf and got a hero’s welcome on Saturday as he launched a new phsae in his career and a fresh start for the club.

Ninety minutes later with a 4-0 victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City safely wrapped up, the home fans were able to digest what they had seen – a glimpse of the future as well as a snapshot of the past.

Apr 26, 2014

Soccer-Man United usher in new era by thrashing Norwich

LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) – Manchester United ushered in a new era under interim manager Ryan Giggs with a 4-0 Premier League win over Norwich City on Saturday full of the verve and attacking intent often absent under the sacked David Moyes.

The wheels came off Everton’s charge for Champions League qualification in a 2-0 defeat at Southampton that left them a point behind fourth-placed Arsenal before United turned on the style to cheer Welshman Giggs in his unfamiliar new role.