Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 in soccer’s Community Shield to give manager David Moyes his first trophy at the club.
Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 to win soccer’s Community Shield today and give new manager David Moyes his first trophy at the club.
Wigan Athletic appointed former Bolton manager Owen Coyle to replace Roberto Martinez as coach of the recently relegated English soccer team.
Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba has started walking again, less than three weeks after suffering cardiac arrest in a game, manager Owen Coyle said.
Bolton Wanderers fired coach Owen Coyle following relegation from the Premier League and a poor start in the second-tier Championship this season.
Bolton has agreed on a transfer fee with Chelsea for Gary Cahill, Wanderers manager Owen Coyle said.
Bolton Wanderers sacked manager Owen Coyle, the English soccer club said on its website.
Chelsea beat 10-man Stoke 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Bolton moved out of the relegation spots with a controversial 2-1 win over QPR.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Bolton Wanderers appointed Dougie Freedman as manager, in succession to Owen Coyle who was sacked Oct. 9.
"We're disappointed to lose the game, but in spells we showed we could play."
- Owen Coyle on Aug 11, 2013