Newcastle, Tottenham and Chelsea all scored late goals to advance to the Europa League soccer quarterfinals, succeeding after their fellow English teams failed in the elite Champions League.
Inter Milan signed Italian national team striker Antonio Cassano from AC Milan, the two clubs said on their websites.
AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano underwent heart surgery this morning, the Serie A club said on its website.
Defending champion Spain beat Croatia 1-0 last night to reach the quarterfinals of soccer’s European Championship, with Italy also advancing after a 2-0 win against Ireland.
Italy upset tournament favorite Germany 2-1 to move into the final of the European soccer championship against defending champion Spain.
Spain beat Italy 4-0 last night to become the first nation to retain soccer’s European Championship title and the only one from the continent to win three straight major competitions.
AC Milan defeated Inter Milan 3-0 to take a five-point lead over its rival at the top of Italian soccer’s Serie A.
Mario Balotelli hit a career zenith by firing Italy into the European Championship soccer final with two goals against Germany. He already wants more.
Spain was held to a 1-1 tie by Italy last night as it started its bid to become the first team to retain the European Championship soccer title. Croatia tops Group C after a 3-1 win against Ireland.
Barcelona routed BATE Borisov 5-0 in soccer’s Champions League as AC Milan and Arsenal won at home to get their first victories in this season’s competition.
"Tough victories are the most beautiful ones."
- Antonio Cassano on Jun 18, 2012