Ashley Cole may make his 100th appearance for the England soccer team after being included in the squad for next week’s exhibition match against Brazil.
Gareth Bale scored twice as Tottenham won 2-0 at Norwich to move to within seven points of the two Manchester clubs atop English soccer’s Premier League.
Former captain John Terry was named to the England soccer squad for the 2012 European Championship as new manager Roy Hodgson left out fellow defender Rio Ferdinand.
Norwich beat Manchester United 1-0 to knock the Red Devils out of first place in English soccer’s Premier League, while West Bromwich Albion defeated Chelsea 2-1.
Manchester City defeated Norwich 5-1 to preserve its perfect home record and its five-point lead at the top of English soccer’s Premier League. Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal also won.
Chelsea captain John Terry was among the 24 players named to the England soccer squad which opens qualifying for the 2014 World Cup next week.
Norwich rallied for a 3-3 tie at Arsenal in English soccer’s Premier League, hurting the Gunners’ chances of automatic qualification for the Champions League.
Newcastle defeated Wigan 1-0 to maintain its unbeaten start to the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
Wigan routed Newcastle 4-0 today to boost its chances of remaining in English soccer’s Premier League next season.
A Mikel Arteta penalty kick in stoppage time gave Everton a 1-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers, which missed two spot kicks, in English soccer’s Premier League.