Premier League soccer champion Manchester United said it signed forward Ashley Young from Aston Villa to a five-year deal.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has warned his defenders to stay on their feet when going against Manchester United’s Ashley Young tomorrow.
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.
Ashley Young scored twice as Manchester United beat Tottenham 3-1 to move to within two points of Manchester City atop English soccer’s 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