Chelsea boosted its chances of a top- four finish in soccer’s Premier League with a 1-0 win at champion Manchester United. Liverpool and Everton drew 0-0 in the Merseyside derby.
Manchester United moved another point closer to its record-extending 20th English league soccer title by rallying for a 2-2 draw at West Ham.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia will be sidelined up to one month with a hamstring injury, the Premier League club said on its website.
Antonio Valencia signed a new four-year deal with Manchester United until the end of the 2014-15 season, the Premier League soccer champion said on its website.
A Shinji Kagawa hat trick helped Manchester United beat Norwich 4-0 to continue its push to a record-extending 20th English soccer league title.
Manchester United beat Schalke 4-1 to advance to the Champions League soccer final against Barcelona.
Nani scored one goal and set up another after coming on as a substitute as Manchester United beat Reading 2-1 to reach the F.A. Cup soccer quarterfinals.
Manchester United beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-0 to establish a four-point lead atop English soccer’s Premier League and push its opponent to last place in the standings.
Manchester United won 3-0 at League Two club Aldershot to reach the quarterfinals of English soccer’s Carling Cup, while Arsenal rallied to beat Bolton 2-1.
"We're a little worried."
- Antonio Valencia on Apr 12, 2013