Chelsea boosted its chances of a top- four finish in soccer’s Premier League with a 1-0 win at champion Manchester United. Liverpool and Everton drew 0-0 in the Merseyside derby.
Liverpool overcame the dismissal of Joe Cole before halftime to tie Arsenal 1-1 in their opening match in English soccer’s Premier League yesterday.
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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is set to be given 50 million pounds ($77.2 million) to spend on transfers, with Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina among his targets, the Mail on Sunday reported.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal is set to make a renewed bid for Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina in the so-called transfer window in January, the News of the World reported today, without citing anyone.
Arsenal and Liverpool each scored injury-time penalties in a 1-1 tie today that damaged the Gunners’ chances of winning English soccer’s Premier League for the first time in seven years.
Birmingham and Liverpool tied 0-0 at St. Andrew’s today, the seventh straight draw between the teams in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said there’s “never been any doubt” about the quality of Dimitar Berbatov , who got all his team’s goals in a 3-2 Premier League win against Liverpool.
Manchester United will take its fight for a fourth straight Premier League title to the final day of the season after a win over Sunderland that manager Alex Ferguson said will “keep the nerves” jangling at Chelsea.
"It was important to keep the tie alive."
- Jose Reina on Apr 22, 2010