Chelsea defeated Everton 2-1 at home to clinch third place in English soccer’s Premier League while Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Newcastle allowed the Gunners to grab the final Champions League spot.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Aston Villa beat Reading 2-1 to move out of English soccer’s Premier League relegation zone, while bottom-place Queens Park Rangers defeated Sunderland 3-1 for a second consecutive win.
Wigan beat Reading 3-0 to move out of the relegation zone in English soccer’s Premier League as Norwich rallied to end a nine-game winless run.
Norwich beat Sunderland 2-1 yesterday to extend its unbeaten run in English soccer’s Premier League to eight matches. The Canaries climb to 12th in the standings.
Luton Town produced a F.A. Cup fourth-round upset when the club from English soccer’s fifth tier beat Norwich of the Premier League 1-0.
Norwich rallied for a 3-3 tie at Arsenal in English soccer’s Premier League, hurting the Gunners’ chances of automatic qualification for the Champions League.
Juan Mata scored twice as Chelsea beat its former manager Andre Villas-Boas’s Tottenham 4-2 to stay unbeaten in English soccer’s Premier League, as Norwich defeated Arsenal 1-0 for its first win.
Chelsea and Manchester City easily won at home, leaving them as the only unbeaten teams in English soccer’s Premier League.
Arsenal rallied to defeat local rival Tottenham 5-2 yesterday in English soccer’s Premier League, while Ryan Giggs scored a late winner at Norwich on his 900th appearance for Manchester United.