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Arsenal beats holder Wigan to reach FA Cup final

Arsenal players celebrate their win against Wigan Athletic at the end of their English FA Cup semifinal soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. AP

Arsenal avoided Football Association Cup embarrassment against second-tier club Wigan on Saturday, coming from behind against the holder and winning a penalty shootout to reach the final where the London club will be looking to end a nine-year trophy drought.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Wigan close to drop, Man City in Champions League

Swansea City's goalkeeper Michel Vorm saves from close range during his team's English Premier League soccer match against Wigan Athletic at The DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Tuesday May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Wigan’s Premier League survival hopes took a major hit by losing 3-2 at home to Swansea on Tuesday, while Manchester City secured its place in next season’s Champions League with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Giggs helps United go 15 clear in 999th game

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates with Shinji Kagawa after scoring a goal against Southampton during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Ryan Giggs marked his 999th match as a professional by scoring in another age-defying, influential display to help Manchester United go provisionally 15 points clear at the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

United, City begin 2013 with big EPL wins

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Manchester United's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match at The DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013.  AP/JON SUPER

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini fears losing out to archrival Manchester United for the signature of Robin van Persie could prove the difference in this season’s Premier League title race.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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