England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal stayed atop English soccer’s Premier League with a 4-1 home win over Norwich as defending champion Manchester United was forced to settle for a 1-1 home draw after Southampton scored late.
Arsenal returned to the top of English soccer’s Premier League yesterday with a 1-1 draw at West Brom.
Arsenal returned to the top of English soccer’s Premier League after a 1-1 draw at West Brom today.
Arsenal defeated Swansea 2-1 to move into first place in English soccer’s Premier League, as Manchester United and Manchester City both lost.
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.
Arsenal’s England midfielder Jack Wilshere will miss the rest of the season and won’t be fit for the European Championship, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger said.
Gareth Bale was voted England’s player of the year by his peers after helping Tottenham reach the Champions League soccer quarterfinals and challenge for another top-four finish in the Premier League.
Daniel Sturridge scored the winning goal on his birthday as Liverpool defeated defending champion Manchester United 1-0 to move atop English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat north London rival Tottenham 1-0 and Swansea won 2-0 at West Brom.