England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
Borussia Dortmund beat Arsenal 2-1 and Chelsea defeated Schalke 3-0 on a successful night for away teams in soccer’s Champions League.
Barcelona needed a late goal to beat 10-man Celtic 1-0 in soccer’s Champions League as English Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea were easy winners.
Chelsea Football Club extended its contract with player and club top scorer Frank Lampard by one year, it said on its website.
Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge and Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney were named in the England soccer squad for its last two World Cup qualifying matches against Montenegro and Poland.
Chelsea beat Hull City 2-0 to give manager Jose Mourinho victory in his first Premier League soccer game since returning to the club where he won two titles. Tottenham Hotspur won 1-0 at Crystal Palace.
Frank Lampard set Chelsea’s career scoring record by netting both goals in a 2-1 win at Aston Villa that virtually secured a place in the Champions League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
"It was tense."
- Frank Lampard on Aug 26, 2013