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Football: Manager David Moyes leaves Man Utd - club

Manager David Moyes has left Manchester United, the club announced on their Twitter account on Tuesday. "Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club," United said. "The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role." News of Moyes's exit comes a day after widespread reports in the British media that he was facing the sack, just 10 months after succeeding Alex Ferguson as manager of the world-famous club.

Football: United owners criticised over Moyes sacking

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville and fans on Tuesday blasted the team's owners for the way manager David Moyes was sacked. Neville said that Moyes should have been given more time before his ousting. The Manchester United Supporters Trust said the manner of the sacking was a "PR shambles" because of media leaks about the sacking. United's American owners, the Glazer family, ousted Moyes after less than 10 months in the post, with the team slumping in the Premier League and Europe's Champions League.

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Five quotes about Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against holders Bayern Munich:

Football: Ronaldo set to return for Real's Bayern test

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to make his comeback from injury for Real Madrid when Bayern Munich visit the Santiago Bernabeu for their Champions League semi-final, first leg on Wednesday. Ronaldo has been sidelined for the past three weeks due to a hamstring injury and will be desperate to make up for lost time by building on his record-equalling 14 goals in the competition this season.

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Five facts on Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Football: City sweat on Silva fitness

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said he hoped the ankle injury sustained by midfielder David Silva was not serious after it overshadowed his side's 3-1 win against West Bromwich Albion. City are now six points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool, with a game in hand, after goals from the Argentinian trio of Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis secured victory at Eastlands on Monday.

Football: City beat Baggies to close on Liverpool

Manchester City narrowed the gap to Premier League leaders Liverpool to six points with a comfortable 3-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Eastlands on Monday. Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis all scored for City as three different Argentinian players netted in a Premier League match for the first time. West Brom showed brief moments of skills and had pulled the score back to 2-1 through Graham Dorrans, but ultimately City had too much quality.

Argentine trio keep Man City title dreams alive

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City kept alive their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons, and increased West Bromwich Albion's relegation worries, with a 3-1 victory on Monday. Goals in the first 10 minutes from Argentines Pablo Zabaleta and Sergio Aguero and a third before halftime from compatriot Martin Demichelis, following a Graham Dorrans strike for the visitors, helped close the gap on leaders Liverpool to six points. Third-placed City also have a game in hand on the top two clubs.

Football: United boss Moyes on verge of sack

Manchester United are going to sack manager David Moyes according to the British media who set off a new torrent of speculation surrounding the beleaguered Scotsman on Tuesday. The club had earlier said he had not been sacked, but refused to deny widespread British media reports that he would be sacked before the end of the season. A spokesperson from United told AFP in an email: "David Moyes has definitely not been sacked!" However, when journalists asked the club if he would leave before the end of the season, they were told: "We do not comment on speculation."

Football: English Premier League leading scorers

Leading scorers in English Premier League after Monday's match: 30: Suarez (Liverpool) 20: Sturridge (Liverpool) 18: Toure (Man City) 16: Aguero (Man City) 15: Rodriguez (Southampton), Rooney (Man Utd) 14: Bony (Swansea), Giroud (Arsenal), Hazard (Chelsea) 13: Gerrard (Liverpool), Lukaku (Everton), Remy (Newcastle) 11: Dzeko (Man City), Lambert (Southampton), van Persie (Man Utd) 10: Adebayor (Tottenham), Benteke (Aston Villa)
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