The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Arsenal midfielder Alex Song completed his move to Barcelona after passing a medical exam, the Spanish club said. He’s joined on a five-year contract.
West Bromwich beat Liverpool 3-0 and Swansea and Fulham both won 5-0 on the opening day of English soccer’s new Premier League season.
Chelsea and Arsenal scored late goals to win and keep their places at the top of English soccer’s Premier League.
Queens Park Rangers signed Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton to a four-year contract, the Premier League club said on its website.
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli won’t face further punishment for his foot-first challenge on Arsenal’s Alex Song two days ago.
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.
Arsenal Holdings Plc doubled its profits during fiscal 2012 after the London Premier League soccer team sold captain Cesc Fabregas and winger Samir Nasri.