England beat Moldova 5-0, while Germany and the Netherlands both won at home, as European qualifying for the 2014 soccer World Cup began.
Gordon Murray’s quest to reinvent automaking started in a traffic jam.
Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Manchester United 2-1 to hand the Red Devils their first loss of the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Defending champion Spain beat Croatia 1-0 last night to reach the quarterfinals of soccer’s European Championship, with Italy also advancing after a 2-0 win against Ireland.
Wolverhampton scored twice in the final six minutes to tie Swansea 2-2 and end a five-match losing run in English soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish praised his team’s all-round effort after Dirk Kuyt ’s hat trick secured a 3-1 win over Premier League leader Manchester United.
Manchester City beat Leicester 4-2 and Wolverhampton defeated Doncaster 5-0 to advance to the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Manchester City beat Leicester 4-2, Wolverhampton defeated Doncaster 5-0 and Stoke beat Cardiff 2-0 after extra time to advance to the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
"I could have made it through that space, but he's too big."
- Kevin Doyle on May 29, 2012