Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the Chicago- based law firm that has more than tripled its lawyers in China since 2011, opened a Beijing office saying it expects more work with initial share sale and private equity clients.
Everton defeated Chelsea 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Arsenal and Manchester United also won.
Manchester United beat 10-man Crystal Palace 2-0 in English soccer’s Premier League to give new manager David Moyes his first home win.
Everton’s Ross Barkley and Tottenham’s Andros Townsend were named to the England soccer squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Manchester United took an early advantage over Chelsea in the Premier League by opening its title defense with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion as the Blues were held 0-0 at Stoke City.
Robin van Persie scored in injury time as Manchester United beat defending champion Manchester City 3-2 yesterday to move six points clear of its rival atop the Premier League.
"We've got that never-say-die attitude, we work to the final whistle and we got our rewards in the end."
- Ashley Young on Aug 14, 2011