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Angers

(äNzhā`), city (1990 pop. 146,163), capital of Maine-et-Loire dept., W France, in Anjou, on the Maine River. A business and trade center, it is known for its wine and the famous Cointreau liqueur. It also has glassworks, printing plants, and factories making electronic and photographic equipment, textiles, food, paper products, and tiles. On its outskirts are the largest slate quarries in France. Of pre-Roman origin, Angers became the seat (870–1204) of the powerful counts of AnjouAnjou
, region and former province, W France, coextensive roughly with Maine-et-Loire and parts of Indre-et-Loire, Mayenne, and Sarthe depts. Angers, the historic capital, and Saumur are the chief towns.
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 and the historic capital of the province. There is a fine cathedral (12th–13th cent.) and a museum containing 14th-century tapestries and a large collection of the sculpture of David d'Angers. The 13th-century castle was among the buildings damaged in World War II. Schools of fine arts and medicine are located there.

Angers

a city in W France, on the River Maine. Pop.: 151 279 (1999)
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David Angiers scored four and George Weatherley notched twice, with finishes from Andrew Huntley and Duncan Myers.
Mark Robinson (2) and David Angiers scored in Jesmond Parish Church's 3-0 win at Ryton Churches.
Andy Widdrington put Jesmond Parish Church in front against Saint Peter's Low Fell, and David Angiers made it 2-0.
Andy Huntley and David Angiers also scored for Heaton and David Hayles for Ryton.
Heaton Hearts, another relegation contender, were at home to Consett St Patricks and took the lead through David Angiers. A double from Mark Jenner and one from Andrew Staley, however, gave Consett a 3-1 win.
Paul Wilkinson, Nick Rowling, Andy Simpson and John Bramley made the scoreline 4-0 before David Angiers scored for Heaton, and Andy Shaw sealed the game.
Hope House and Heaton Hearts drew 2-2, with Nigel Brown and Ryan Pender scoring for the home side and David Angiers and Mark Simpson for the visitors
Andy Widdrington and a penalty from David Angiers put Jesmond in front, Nick Rowlings pulled a goal back before Widdrington and Angiers scored again for a Jesmond 4-1 win.