The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal defender Johan Djourou will miss a month of the season after undergoing surgery on his dislocated shoulder, the Premier League soccer team said today on its website.
Arsenal began life without Cesc Fabregas with a 1-0 win over Udinese in the opening game of their Champions League soccer playoff.
AC Milan handed Arsenal its heaviest defeat in European soccer with a 4-0 rout in the Champions League, while Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-2.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his team’s chances of ending a seven-year wait for a Premier League title are “slim” after a 2-1 loss at Bolton yesterday.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal squandered a four-goal lead as Newcastle staged a second-half comeback in English soccer’s Premier League to secure a 4-4 draw against the 10-man Gunners.