Brazil got two goals from Neymar and beat Cameroon 4-1 to reach the round of 16 at soccer’s World Cup along with Mexico, which scored three late goals to get past Croatia 3-1.
Mexico beat Croatia 3-1 to advance to the second round of soccer’s World Cup along with host nation Brazil.
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.
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, who scored 20 goals during his first season with the Premier League soccer champion, has signed a new five-year contract.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson told fans to trust his squad after a 2-1 win at Stoke City, at the end of a week when Wayne Rooney questioned the club’s ambition in the transfer market.
Manchester United beat Liverpool 1- 0 to reach the round of 16 in English soccer’s League Cup, while Birmingham City knocked out defending champion Swansea City.
Defending champion Chelsea fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Manchester United in their F.A. Cup soccer quarterfinal. Millwall and Blackburn will also need a replay after tying 0-0.
"There was panic."
- Javier Hernandez on Jul 03, 2014