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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.

Jan 9, 2014

City crush woeful West Ham in League Cup semi-final

LONDON (Reuters) – Alvaro Negredo grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed West Ham United 6-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday in another body blow for the beleaguered London club.

City effectively sealed their place in the final at Wembley with another one-sided demonstration of their attacking potency, Edin Dzeko with two and Yaya Toure joining Negredo on the scoresheet.

Jan 9, 2014

Moyes banks on better luck in Swansea sequel

LONDON (Reuters) – The threat of a fourth consecutive defeat is looming large for Manchester United and their manager David Moyes, yet the beleaguered Scot feels things are on the verge of turning for his struggling side.

Swansea City return to Old Trafford for the second time in a week on Saturday, buoyed by their victory at the same ground in the FA Cup third round and no doubt encouraged for another assault by their opponents’ ongoing problems.

Jan 9, 2014

Soccer-Moyes banks on better luck in Swansea sequel

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) – The threat of a fourth consecutive defeat is looming large for Manchester United and their manager David Moyes, yet the beleaguered Scot feels things are on the verge of turning for his struggling side.

Swansea City return to Old Trafford for the second time in a week on Saturday, buoyed by their victory at the same ground in the FA Cup third round and no doubt encouraged for another assault by their opponents’ ongoing problems.

Jan 8, 2014

City crush woeful West Ham in League Cup semi

LONDON (Reuters) – Alvaro Negredo grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed West Ham United 6-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday in another body blow for the beleaguered London club.

City effectively sealed their place in the final at Wembley with another one-sided demonstration of their attacking potency, Edin Dzeko with two and Yaya Toure joining Negredo on the scoresheet.

Jan 8, 2014

Soccer-City crush woeful West Ham in League Cup semi

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Alvaro Negredo grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City crushed West Ham United 6-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday in another body blow for the beleaguered London club.

City effectively sealed their place in the final at Wembley with another one-sided demonstration of their attacking potency, Edin Dzeko with two and Yaya Toure joining Negredo on the scoresheet.

Jan 5, 2014

No home comforts as United fans turn on Moyes

LONDON (Reuters) – When Alex Ferguson finally called time on his career, he stood on the Old Trafford pitch and invited Manchester United fans to support his successor by remembering the dark times as well as the good.

“I’d also like to remind you that when we had bad times here, the club stood by me, all my staff stood by me, the players stood by me,” he said in May, urging them to get behind David Moyes, the man he had helped chose to succeed him.

Jan 5, 2014

Soccer-No home comforts as United fans turn on Moyes

LONDON, Jan 5 (Reuters) – When Alex Ferguson finally called time on his career, he stood on the Old Trafford pitch and invited Manchester United fans to support his successor by remembering the dark times as well as the good.

“I’d also like to remind you that when we had bad times here, the club stood by me, all my staff stood by me, the players stood by me,” he said in May, urging them to get behind David Moyes, the man he had helped chose to succeed him.