The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said he expects midfielder Darren Fletcher to miss the rest of the season.
The “noisy neighbors” had something to prove yesterday at Old Trafford.
Manchester United came from behind to move into first placee in English soccer’s Premier League and deny Queens Park Ranger its first win of the season.
Bayern Munich and Inter Milan advanced to the Champions League round of 16, while Benfica secured its spot with a 2-2 draw at Manchester United that left the English club’s further participation in doubt.
Manchester United tied 1-1 at Stoke, ending its perfect start to the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
Michal Kadlec’s late penalty kick gave the Czech Republic a 2-2 tie in Scotland in a qualifying match for the 2012 European soccer championship.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson described as “absolutely stunning” the Wayne Rooney goal that secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City.
Chelsea came from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 and move up to fourth place by sending the Premier League leader to its second defeat of the season.
Chelsea defeated Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford to move back into first place in English soccer's Premier League.