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Jan 29, 2014

Arsenal held at Saints, Liverpool thrash Everton

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal’s wings were clipped in a 2-2 draw at Southampton as they missed a chance to soar four points clear in the Premier League title race while Liverpool thrashed Everton and Manchester United beat Cardiff on Tuesday.

With Manchester City and Chelsea playing on Wednesday, Arsenal could have stolen a march on their rivals but, like their team bus that was late arriving after getting stuck in traffic, they struggled to move out of second gear.

Jan 29, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal held at Saints, Liverpool thrash Everton

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Arsenal’s wings were clipped in a 2-2 draw at Southampton as they missed a chance to soar four points clear in the Premier League title race while Liverpool thrashed Everton and Manchester United beat Cardiff on Tuesday.

With Manchester City and Chelsea playing on Wednesday, Arsenal could have stolen a march on their rivals but, like their team bus that was late arriving after getting stuck in traffic, they struggled to move out of second gear.

Jan 28, 2014

Arsenal slip up, Liverpool rout Everton

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal missed a chance to go four points clear in the Premier League title race with a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Tuesday while Liverpool thrashed rivals Everton and Manchester United eased past Cardiff.

Arsenal’s team bus was late arriving at St Mary’s Stadium and their players struggled to get out of second gear with Jose Fonte and Adam Lallana scoring for the hosts either side of goals from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla.

Jan 28, 2014

Soccer-Arsenal slip up, Liverpool rout Everton

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Arsenal missed a chance to go four points clear in the Premier League title race with a 2-2 draw at Southampton on Tuesday while Liverpool thrashed rivals Everton and Manchester United eased past Cardiff.

Arsenal’s team bus was late arriving at St Mary’s Stadium and their players struggled to get out of second gear with Jose Fonte and Adam Lallana scoring for the hosts either side of goals from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla.

Jan 23, 2014

Anelka denies FA charge over “quenelle” gesture

LONDON (Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has denied an English FA charge regarding an alleged anti-Semitic gesture he made during last month’s 3-3 Premier League draw at West Ham United, his club said on Thursday.

The Frenchman, who made a “quenelle” salute after scoring his first goal in the match at Upton Park in London on December 28, has requested a personal hearing, the Midlands club added in a statement on their website (www.wba.co.uk).

Jan 23, 2014

Soccer-Anelka denies FA charge over “quenelle” gesture

LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka has denied an English FA charge regarding an alleged anti-Semitic gesture he made during last month’s 3-3 Premier League draw at West Ham United, his club said on Thursday.

The Frenchman, who made a “quenelle” salute after scoring his first goal in the match at Upton Park in London on Dec. 28, has requested a personal hearing, the Midlands club added in a statement on their website (www.wba.co.uk).

Jan 16, 2014

Chelsea seek to end United’s title defence

LONDON (Reuters) – Riding the wave of a five-match winning streak, Chelsea face Manchester United on Sunday with a chance to reinforce their own Premier League credentials and read the last rites to their opponents’ title defence.

Jose Mourinho’s battles with Manchester United in his first stint as manager were frequently billed as decisive skirmishes in the title race, but this encounter will lack that extra edge.

Jan 16, 2014

Soccer-Chelsea seek to end United’s title defence

LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Riding the wave of a five-match winning streak, Chelsea face Manchester United on Sunday with a chance to reinforce their own Premier League credentials and read the last rites to their opponents’ title defence.

Jose Mourinho’s battles with Manchester United in his first stint as manager were frequently billed as decisive skirmishes in the title race, but this encounter will lack that extra edge.

Jan 14, 2014

Fulham find form to knock out Norwich in FA Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Fulham forgot their Premier League struggles to sweep into the FA Cup fourth round with a 3-0 victory over fellow top-flight strugglers Norwich City in a third-round replay on Tuesday.

Fulham, thrashed 4-1 at home by relegation candidates Sunderland on Saturday, cast off the shackles of their league form to hit top gear with a performance full of attacking intent on a cold night at a half-empty Craven Cottage.

Jan 14, 2014

Soccer-Fulham find form to knock out Norwich in FA Cup

LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Fulham forgot their Premier League struggles to sweep into the FA Cup fourth round with a 3-0 victory over fellow top-flight strugglers Norwich City in a third-round replay on Tuesday.

Fulham, thrashed 4-1 at home by relegation candidates Sunderland on Saturday, cast off the shackles of their league form to hit top gear with a performance full of attacking intent on a cold night at a half-empty Craven Cottage.