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Sanchez sworn in as Spanish PM amid corruption scandal

Sanchez sworn in as Spanish PM amid corruption scandal

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Pedro Sanchez has been sworn in as Spain's prime minister after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a vote of no confidence. The socialist came to power at a ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace on the outskirts of Madrid presided over by the country's King Felipe VI.On Friday, Mr Sanchez successfully persuaded Spanish MPs to back a move to remove the former head of government in the wake of a corruption scandal.The no-confidence vote came after 29 former members of Mr Rajoy's conservative Popular Party were convicted of corruption last week. Image: Pedro Sanchez lines up with Felipe VI and former PM Mariano Rajoy at the investiture Although the parliament voted 180-169 on Friday to replace Mr Rajoy's government with one led by Mr Sanchez, the Sociali...
Manchester United 2-0 Brighton: Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba not missed as United head to FA Cup semi-finals

Manchester United 2-0 Brighton: Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba not missed as United head to FA Cup semi-finals

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Jesse Lingard celebrates Lukaku's openerSaturday, March 17, 2018Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic scored in each half as Manchester United reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup thanks to a 2-0 victory over Brighton at Old Trafford.Lukaku picked up Matic's precise pass from outside the box and headed home the opener after 37 minutesMatic doubled United's lead seven minutes from time with another header, this time from an Ashley Young free-kick to seal their passage to the last fourAlexis Sanchez started a Manchester United match on the bench for the first time since his January arrival, with Paul Pogba another among the substitutes for the FA Cup quarter-final against Brighton.The 29-year-old acquisition from Arsenal has flattered to deceive since his high-profile arrival and was part of a st...
Aubameyang, Sanchez score first goals for Arsenal, Manchester United

Aubameyang, Sanchez score first goals for Arsenal, Manchester United

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Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Alexis Sanchez and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored their first goals for new clubs Manchester United and Arsenal on Saturday.Sanchez's score came in the 67th minute for the Red Devils. He went to receive a pass at the top of the box before being fouled by Huddersfield Town defender Michael Hefele.The former Gunners star lined up for a penalty kick against keeper Jonas Lossl. Sanchez's strike was saved at first, but the ball ricocheted off of Lossl's right arm. The ball bounced right back to Sanchez, who finished it with his left boot at the far post.Sanchez's goal pushed United ahead for a final 2-0 lead. Romelu Lukaku scored United's first goal in the 55th minute."[The penalty-taking decision] was between him and Paul," United manager Jose Mourinho said after the match. "...
Manchester United transfers: Nine of the most exciting club deals, including Sanchez, Pogba and Cantona

Manchester United transfers: Nine of the most exciting club deals, including Sanchez, Pogba and Cantona

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His goals (68 in 85 games) had turned him into a hero among Newcastle fans and they were devastated when it was revealed Cole had been sold to United for £7m in January (£6m plus £1m-rated Keith Gillespie). To Man United fans, though, they were buying a player who was clearly going to become even better. Here was a man who earned PFA Young Player of the Year for the 1993/94 season and he ended up firing them to Champions League glory in 1999 as well as five Premier League titles.Sunday, January 28, 2018A lot of Manchester United fans were over the moon when it was revealed their interest in Alexis Sanchez was more than a mere rumour.The 29-year-old arrived from Arsenal in the 2018 January transfer window to great fanfare, but where does the deal rank amongst other exciting United signings?
Sanchez makes debut as Man Utd ease past Yeovil

Sanchez makes debut as Man Utd ease past Yeovil

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Alexis Sanchez played a hand in two goals as his Manchester United debut ended in a comfortable 4-0 FA Cup fourth-round victory at League Two strugglers Yeovil Town.Chile forward Sanchez, who joined United from Arsenal in a swap deal for Armenia's Henrikh Mkhitaryan on Monday, started wide on the left at a packed Huish Park.The 29-year-old was frequently involved for United and his passes found Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera for their goals either side of half-time, before he was substituted on 72 minutes.The Somerset side had started brightly as Jordan Green's early effort was saved by Sergio Romero - who came in as one of 10 United changes - but the lowest-ranked side left in this season's FA Cup rarely looked likely to produce one of the competitions greatest ever shocks.Jesse Lingar...