Liverpool came back to win 2-1 at Aston Villa yesterday to deepen its opponent’s relegation concerns in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand has been recalled to the England soccer squad for this month’s World Cup qualifying matches.
England striker Andy Carroll says he can hardly believe how his soccer fortunes have improved. The turnaround poses a European Championship selection “headache” tonight for national coach Roy Hodgson.
Ashley Cole may make his 100th appearance for the England soccer team after being included in the squad for next week’s exhibition match against Brazil.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Italy set up a European Championship soccer semifinal with record three-time winner Germany after a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over England.
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.
England moved closer to a place in the European soccer championship quarterfinals with a come-from- behind 3-2 win against Sweden that ends the Scandinavian team’s hopes of progressing in the competition.
Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-0 to end a two-match winless run in English soccer’s Premier League and establish a three-point lead atop the standings.
West Ham beat Liverpool 3-1 to climb off the bottom of English soccer’s Premier League, boosting the east London’s club fight against relegation. Manchester City and Fulham tied 1-1.
"Maybe when he first came he did not have a lot of luck."
- Glen Johnson on Jun 18, 2012