West Ham signed former Aston Villa striker John Carew, the east London club said on its website.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Tottenham and Manchester City won in English soccer’s Premier League, leaving each in control of its destiny in qualifying for the Champions League with two games remaining.
Everton defeated Chelsea 4-3 in a penalty shootout to knock the defending champion out of English soccer’s F.A. Cup, as Manchester United battled to a 1-0 win over non-league Crawley Town.
Arsenal’s 3-2 defeat at Wigan, after it surrendered a two-goal lead with 10 minutes to play, means the London team isn’t certain even to finish third in English soccer’s Premier League, coach Arsene Wenger said.
Alex Ferguson criticized his Manchester United team for giving away “silly points” after Fulham snatched a 2-2 English Premier League draw with a last- minute goal from Brede Hangeland.
Stoke beat Sunderland 3-2 in English soccer’s Premier League, coming from behind with two late goals from Robert Huth.