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United looks to end poor run in Manchester derbies

Manchester United's manager Louis van Gaal waves as he walks down the touchline before his team's English Premier League soccer match against Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Manchester derby was a fixture that filled the blue half of the city with dread during United’s glory years under Alex Ferguson.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

In this Feb. 16, 2003 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, center, speaks out during a poetry reading at the First Congrational Church in Manchester, Vt. Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, died of leukemia,Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at his home in Sheffield, Vt. He was 87. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett, File)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, has died at age 87.

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Chelsea faces mismatch in last 16 of League Cup

Chelsea's Didier Drogba celebrates after scoring against Manchester United during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two days after playing at Old Trafford, Chelsea will experience the other side of English football when the Premier League leaders visit fourth-tier club Shrewsbury for the biggest mismatch of the last 16 of the League Cup.

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United gets last-gasp equalizer to thwart Chelsea

Manchester United's Robin van Persie, right, scores against Chelsea during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Robin van Persie rescued a point for Manchester United to keep Chelsea from moving eight points clear of defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League.

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