Premier League soccer players are investing rising incomes on everything from Picasso paintings to real estate in London’s most exclusive neighborhoods.
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.
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 Internet links.
The “noisy neighbors” had something to prove yesterday at Old Trafford.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Valencia is cashing in on the form of Spain’s World Cup players to stay in business.
The mayor of Cudahy, California, and two other city officials were charged with accepting $17,000 in bribes for supporting the opening of a medical marijuana store in the city of 23,800 people southeast of Los Angeles.
Manchester City rallied to beat Southampton 3-2 as it started its defense of the Premier League soccer title, denying the newly promoted Saints an upset. Chelsea defeated Wigan 2-0.
Liverpool routed Norwich 5-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, while Manchester City beat Fulham 2-0 to close in on first-place Manchester United.