Premier League sides restore pride

Jan 26, 2015

Premier League sides restore pride

Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa redressed the balance for Premier League teams after a flow of upsets in the F.A. Cup, securing narrow wins over awkward lower-league opposition to advance to the fifth round on Sunday. Chelsea and Manchester City were among five ...

Fourth-division club stymies United

Jan 24, 2015

Fourth-division club stymies United

Cambridge held star-studded Manchester United to a 0-0 draw at home in the fourth round of the F.A. Cup on Friday, earning the fourth-tier club a lucrative replay at Old Trafford. Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie both missed good chances to score in ...

West Ham sinks Everton in shootout

Jan 14, 2015

West Ham sinks Everton in shootout

West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian proved an unlikely match-winner as his side edged 10-man Everton 9-8 in a nail-biting penalty shootout after a gripping F.A. Cup third-round replay on Tuesday. Enner Valencia put West Ham ahead early in the second half at Upton Park ...

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Jan 5, 2015

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Valencia ended Real Madrid’s 22-game winning streak by fighting back for a 2-1 victory on Sunday, but the blow to the league-leaders was softened somewhat by Barcelona also stumbling to a 1-0 defeat away to Real Sociedad in the Spanish League. Cristiano Ronaldo extended ...