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.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. media, with clickable links to the Web.
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 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.
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.