Tottenham’s Gareth Bale became the third person to be named by his peers as English soccer’s Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year in the same season.
Former Blackburn striker Alan Shearer said he’d be interested in talking about becoming the club’s manager.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Thierry Henry, Arsenal’s record goalscorer, will return to the English team on a two-month loan from Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls.
Manchester United’s Alex Ferguson was named the best manager in Premier League history, while Red Devils midfielder Ryan Giggs was voted top player.
Spain and Germany maintained their perfect starts in European qualifying for soccer’s 2014 World Cup with easy away victories.
Thierry Henry marked his return to Arsenal, where he scored a club-record 226 goals before leaving for Barcelona in 2007, by grabbing the winner in an F.A. Cup match against Leeds.
"Regrettably, the board now feels that an individual with more managerial experience is needed to take the club forward."
- Alan Shearer on Dec 06, 2010