The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The Netherlands reached the World Cup final for the first time since 1978 by defeating Uruguay 3-2 in Cape Town last night.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay beat Peru 2-0 to reach the Copa America final, where it will try for a record 15th South American soccer championship.
The vuvuzelas went quiet in South Africa last night.
Manchester City rallied to beat defending champion Porto 2-1 in soccer’s Europa League as Manchester United defeated Ajax 2-0.
Uruguay defeated Mexico 1-0 to book a quarterfinal against host Argentina at soccer’s Copa America, while Chile beat Peru by the same score to win their group.
Switzerland upset favorite Spain 1-0 at soccer’s World Cup yesterday, its first win against the European champion, while Chile beat Honduras 1-0. Uruguay tops Group A after a 3-0 victory against host South Africa.
Diego Forlan scored twice as Uruguay beat South Africa 3-0 to move to the top of Group A at soccer’s World Cup today, leaving the host nation without a win after two games.
"We must keep our feet on the ground."
- Alvaro Pereira on Jul 20, 2011