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.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester City stalled Manchester United’s Premier League title bid with a 2-1 win against its rival that cut the gap at the top of the standings to 12 points with seven games remaining.
Manchester United retained its seven-point lead in soccer’s Premier League after a 2-1 victory over Liverpool yesterday, as second-place Manchester City won 2- 0 at 10-man Arsenal.
Manchester City said it has appealed against the red card shown to Vincent Kompany in yesterday’s 3-2 loss against Manchester United in English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Manchester United continued its march to the English Premier League soccer title with a 1-0 win over Sunderland to extend its unbeaten run to 18 games.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany signed a new six-year contract that the Premier League soccer champion said is the longest agreement in the club’s recent history.
Manchester City took control of the Premier League title race and local bragging rights with a 1-0 win against Manchester United.
"There's no need to look for excuses."
- Vincent Kompany on May 11, 2013