Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
Italian national soccer team coach Marcello Lippi dropped defending champions Francesco Totti , Luca Toni and Alessandro Del Piero from the preliminary 30-man squad for next month’s World Cup.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Roma surrendered its perfect start in the Italian soccer league by drawing at Torino. Atletico Madrid narrowed the gap to Spanish La Liga leader Barcelona to one point with a 2-0 victory against Athletic Bilbao.
Italy started the defense of its World Cup soccer title last night with a 1-1 tie against Paraguay. The Netherlands and Japan both won their first games.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United is preparing an improved bid for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera after having a 21 million-pounds ($33 million) offer rejected, the Daily Mail reported.
England and Italy were tied 0-0 at the end of regulation play in their quarterfinal in Kiev, Ukraine at soccer’s European Championship and will play 30 minutes extra time.
"It's OK to have a slight slip-up after a run like that."
- Daniele De Rossi on Nov 03, 2013