Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini won two trophies in his first season, and yesterday vowed to push for more championships after winning English soccer’s Premier League title.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss at least four weeks with a groin injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on the Premier League soccer club’s website.
Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United beat 10-man Manchester City 3-2 to reach the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup. Paul Scholes made a playing return for United.
Manchester City took control of the Premier League title race and local bragging rights with a 1-0 win against Manchester United.
Queens Park Rangers captain Joey Barton was banned for 12 games after being found guilty of two counts of violent conduct during a game at Manchester City on the last day of the Premier League soccer season.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
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 beat 10-man Chelsea 3-2 in today’s Community Shield, the curtain-raiser to English soccer’s Premier League season.
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.
"There's no need to look for excuses."
- Vincent Kompany on May 11, 2013