England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge and Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney were named in the England soccer squad for its last two World Cup qualifying matches against Montenegro and Poland.
Bayern Munich won 3-1 at Manchester City in soccer’s Champions League, while Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring spree as Real Madrid beat Copenhagen 4-0.
Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck signed a new four-year contract with the 19-time English soccer champion.
Manchester United defeated Swansea 4-1 to give manager David Moyes a victory in his first Premier League match with the English soccer champion.
Manchester United scored three second-half goals to beat Tottenham and extend its club-record home winning streak in the Premier League to 16 matches.
England beat Moldova 4-0 to take the lead in its qualifying group for the 2014 soccer World Cup, and a record-tying goal from Miroslav Klose helped Germany defeat Austria 3-0.
Manchester United drew 0-0 with Chelsea as manager David Moyes’s first competitive home game delivered the only scoreless Premier League match at Old Trafford since May 2009.
Rickie Lambert was named to the England soccer squad for next week’s exhibition match against Scotland, giving the 31-year-old Southampton striker his first national team call-up.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored in his first game against former club Manchester United to give Real Madrid a 1-1 draw in their Champions League round of 16 opener.
"Four points from the first two games is OK, considering we were away at Shakhtar."
- Danny Welbeck on Oct 02, 2013