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.
Manchester City beat West Ham 2-1 to strengthen its hold on second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Tottenham rallied for a 2-2 draw at Wigan in the English Premier League to stay in the hunt for a place in the Champions League next season.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure signed a new four-year contract until 2017, the Premier League soccer champion said on its website.
Manchester City beat trophy-holder Chelsea 2-1 to reach the final of English soccer’s F.A. Cup against Wigan on May 11.
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.
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.