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.
Wigan upset 10-man Manchester City 1- 0 to win English soccer’s F.A. Cup for the first time in the club’s 81-year history.
Everton said it accepted an undisclosed bid from Premier League soccer champion Manchester City for midfielder Jack Rodwell.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
The red card shown to Everton’s Jack Rodwell during last weekend’s game with Liverpool has been rescinded and the midfielder won’t have to serve a three-match suspension, the Football Association said.
Defending champion Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0 to get its first Premier League soccer win in a month and stay within 12 points of leader Manchester United. Newcastle defeated Southampton 4-2.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.