Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-1 to move to the top of English soccer’s Premier League, as Manchester City handed Everton its first loss by the same score.
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City advanced to the fourth round of English soccer’s League Cup with routs, while Fulham rallied to inflict Everton’s first defeat of the season.
Fulham signed striker Darren Bent on a season-long loan from Aston Villa, the Premier League soccer clubs said on their websites.
Promoted Hull City, playing with 10 men, beat Norwich 1-0 to join Arsenal in picking up the first win of the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Aston Villa signed Sunderland striker Darren Bent to a 4 1/2-year contract as the English Premier League soccer club tries to avoid relegation.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Premier League soccer team Sunderland said Darren Bent asked for a transfer, amid reports that Aston Villa has bid 18 million pounds ($28.6 million) for the striker.
Lukas Podolski scored two goals as Arsenal defeated Fulham 3-1 in English soccer’s Premier League.