Wigan upset 10-man Manchester City 1- 0 to win English soccer’s F.A. Cup for the first time in the club’s 81-year history.
Robin van Persie scored in injury time as Manchester United beat defending champion Manchester City 3-2 yesterday to move six points clear of its rival atop the Premier League.
Manchester City salvaged a 2-2 home draw with Liverpool to leave the defending champion nine points behind Premier League soccer leader Manchester United. Tottenham won 1-0 at 10-man West Brom.
Manchester City’s Roberto Mancini told his players to keep working after a 4-1 win at Fulham that halved the gap to Premier League leader Chelsea to three points.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Manchester City beat Stoke 1-0 in a all-Premier League matchup in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Manchester City beat Tottenham 2-1 to go second in soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea was held to a 1-1 tie by Liverpool. Chelsea’s John Terry scored, then left the field injured on his return from a ban for racial abuse.
Chelsea’s fans gave a hostile reception to new manager Rafael Benitez yesterday as the Spaniard started his tenure with a 0-0 tie against Manchester City, the defending Premier League soccer champion.
Manchester City kept its long- suffering fans waiting right until the end for the club’s first English soccer championship in 44 years.
Newcastle defeated Aston Villa 2-1 for its first away victory of the season in English soccer’s Premier League, while last-place Queens Park Rangers drew 0-0 with defending champion Manchester City.