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Mar 9, 2014

Chelsea surge clear with Tottenham drubbing

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea surged seven points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 4-0 demolition of London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

A trademark poacher’s goal from Samuel Eto’o, a penalty from Chelsea top scorer Eden Hazard and two strikes in the last three minutes by Demba Ba did the damage as Tottenham, reduced to 10 men for most of the second half, imploded.

Mar 8, 2014

Stylish United demolish woeful West Brom

LONDON (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.

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.