England soccer coach Fabio Capello dropped Theo Walcott, Darren Bent and Adam Johnson from his squad to go to soccer’s World Cup, the Football Association said on its website .
Kyle Walker scored his first goal for Tottenham to secure a 2-1 win against Arsenal in yesterday’s north London derby. Chelsea climbed to third in soccer’s Premier League with a 5-1 victory at Bolton.
Goalkeeper Joe Hart was the star as his Manchester City side tied Tottenham 0-0 in the season- opening game in English soccer’s Premier League.
Jermain Defoe got two goals as Tottenham beat Reading 3-1 in soccer’s Premier League to ease early-season pressure on coach Andre Villas-Boas.
Jermain Defoe fulfilled a childhood dream by guiding England into the last 16 of soccer’s World Cup.
Gareth Bale continued his scoring run and set up another goal as Tottenham beat Inter Milan 3-0 in their Europa League round-of-16 soccer opener. Chelsea lost 1-0 at Steaua Bucharest.
The Netherlands remained perfect in qualifying for soccer’s 2014 World Cup. England scored its biggest victory in 17 years, and defending champion Spain was held to a surprising home draw.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Tottenham beat Fulham 3-1 yesterday to extend its unbeaten run in English soccer’s Premier League to eight matches.
Manchester United drew 1-1 with Newcastle at home and Tottenham won 3-1 at West Brom to move into third place in the English Premier League.
"It was never going to be easy to win and go through."
- Jermain Defoe on Nov 07, 2013