The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
HSBC Holdings Plc’s Mexico unit expects fourth-quarter results to be better than the bank’s performance in previous quarters, Chief Executive Officer Luis Pena Kegel said.
Costa Rica’s currency needs to weaken further against the dollar to aid exporters as the country courts investors in the wake of firings by Intel Corp. and Bank of America Corp., President Luis Guillermo Solis said.
Vitro SAB said an arbitrator ordered to pay as much as $124.1 million to several investment funds in a case against some of its U.S. units, the company said today in an e-mailed statement.
Chelsea defeated Liverpool 2-1 to win English soccer’s F.A. Cup for the fourth time in six seasons.
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.
Liverpool beat Swansea City 5-0 in English soccer’s Premier League to end a five-match winless run.
Killings related to drug violence in Mexico fell 17 percent in June from the month before, reaching the lowest level this year, the newspaper Milenio reported today on its website.
"I am excited by the new signings- it shows Liverpool's ambition."
- Jose Enrique on Aug 12, 2011