Arsenal beats Man United 2-1 to reach FA Cup semifinals

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Danny Welbeck scored a tiebreaking goal against his old club in the 61st minute, helping defending champion Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-1 Monday night and advance to the FA Cup semifinals. Nacho Monreal put the Gunners ahead in the 25th minute, but Wayne Rooney tied the score four minutes later with[…]

Welbeck scores Arsenal winner vs old club Man United

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Danny Welbeck scored the winner on his return to former club Manchester United as Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford on Monday to reach the FA Cup semifinals and stay on course to defend the trophy. Angel Di Maria’s 77th-minute sending-off for two yellow cards — one for diving and the[…]

Evans, Cisse given long bans for spitting at each other

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United defender Jonny Evans and Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse were given long bans Saturday for spitting at each other during a Premier League match. Evans denied deliberately spitting but was found guilty by an English Football Association disciplinary panel, which handed him a six-game suspension — the standard penalty for the[…]

Breaking from top-4 tussle, Man United hosts Arsenal in cup

LONDON (AP) — The priority is returning to the Champions League for Manchester United. Winning the FA Cup, though, would provide a bonus prize at the end of a first stuttering season in England for coach Louis van Gaal. Knock out Arsenal in the quarterfinals and the path to Wembley Stadium would become a lot[…]