Manchester United, the defending champion in English soccer’s Premier League, said it had a first-quarter profit as broadcasting and commercial revenue increased.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United revived its Premier League title defense with a 1-0 win over leader Arsenal as Robin van Persie scored against his former team for the third straight game.
Manchester City and Bayern Munich became the first teams to advance to the round of 16 in soccer’s Champions League, as Cristiano Ronaldo tied a record for goals in the group stage.
Manchester United said Adnan Januzaj signed a new five-year contract to tie the 18-year-old winger to the English Premier League soccer club through 2018.
Arsenal stayed atop English soccer’s Premier League with a 4-1 home win over Norwich as defending champion Manchester United was forced to settle for a 1-1 home draw after Southampton scored late.
"This was a big result for us."
- David Moyes on Nov 10, 2013