Bolton got two goals in two minutes to come back and win 2-1 at Aston Villa yesterday as the club struggles to get out of the relegation zone of English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Sunderland beat Arsenal 2-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of English soccer’s F.A. Cup, as Chelsea rallied to tie Birmingham 1-1.
Manchester United missed a chance to join Manchester City atop English soccer’s Premier League with a 3-0 defeat at Newcastle, its second straight loss.
Liverpool overcame the dismissal of Joe Cole before halftime to tie Arsenal 1-1 in their opening match in English soccer’s Premier League yesterday.
Arsenal signed midfielders Mikel Arteta and Yossi Benayoun, along with defenders Andre Santos and Per Mertesacker before European soccer’s trade deadline. London rival Tottenham added one player and let six leave.
Liverpool will keep fighting for a Champions League soccer berth next season after a 3-0 win over West Ham took the Reds into sixth place in the Premier League, manager Rafael Benitez said.
Liverpool agreed on a fee with Sunderland to buy its 20-year-old midfielder Jordan Henderson, the Premier League soccer clubs announced on their websites.
Liverpool and Juventus opened their Europa League soccer qualifying campaigns with victories to give new coaches winning starts in their first competitive games.