Fernando Torres scored a last-minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Fernando Torres scored a last- minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Netherlands midfielder Nigel de Jong was dropped from the national soccer squad after the Manchester City player’s tackle broke the leg of Newcastle forward Hatem Ben Arfa yesterday.
Crystal Palace beat Sunderland 3-1 to join Newcastle and Norwich in claiming their first wins of the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
Everton defeated Chelsea 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Arsenal and Manchester United also won.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini warned Nigel De Jong he faces scrutiny from referees following his leg-breaking tackle on Newcastle’s Hatem Ben Arfa, the Daily Mirror said.
Papiss Cisse scored twice as Newcastle beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 to move level on points with fifth-place Chelsea in soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool and Newcastle tied 1-1 in English soccer’s Premier League yesterday, while Queens Park Rangers and Reading are still looking for a first win after also sharing a 1-1 draw.
England players traded high fives after a 1-1 draw with France in soccer’s European Championship. The French were less satisfied.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
"When we scored, I thought we could win, in fact I thought we were going to win."
- Ben Arfa on Jun 11, 2012