Spain’s Bankia is studying an offer by Singapore billionaire Peter Lim to acquire Valencia soccer club under which it would pay off long-standing debt owed to the bank, team president Amadeo Salvo said.
Fernando Torres scored a last-minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Arsenal defeated Liverpool 2-0 to extend its lead in English soccer’s Premier League as its two closest pursuers lost.
Robin van Persie scored in injury time as Manchester United beat defending champion Manchester City 3-2 yesterday to move six points clear of its rival atop the Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Fernando Torres had two goals as Spain routed Ireland 4-0 to move into a tie atop Group C at the European soccer championship with Croatia, which rallied to draw 1-1 against Italy.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
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.
The “noisy neighbors” had something to prove yesterday at Old Trafford.
Spain beat Italy 4-0 last night to become the first nation to retain soccer’s European Championship title and the only one from the continent to win three straight major competitions.