Chelsea defeated Everton 2-1 at home to clinch third place in English soccer’s Premier League while Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Newcastle allowed the Gunners to grab the final Champions League spot.
Reading and Queens Park Rangers moved to the verge of relegation from English soccer’s Premier League today as Arsenal moved back into third place.
Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan will have surgery on his right ankle today and miss the final two games of the season, the Premier League club said on its website.
Liverpool won 1-0 at Bolton today to climb out of the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League. Newcastle defeated 10-man Sunderland 5-1.
Manchester United beat West Ham 1-0 to stay atop English soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea played a second straight goalless draw for interim coach Rafael Benitez.
Manchester City beat Tottenham 2-1 to go second in soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea was held to a 1-1 tie by Liverpool. Chelsea’s John Terry scored, then left the field injured on his return from a ban for racial abuse.
Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson hailed a “famous victory” at Bolton yesterday that lifted the Reds out of the relegation positions in soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Newcastle’s fiscal year loss narrowed following the English soccer team’s return to the Premier League and the sale of striker Andy Carroll for a record fee to Liverpool last season.
Alex Ferguson criticized his Manchester United team for giving away “silly points” after Fulham snatched a 2-2 English Premier League draw with a last- minute goal from Brede Hangeland.
"It is a great result after going 1- 0 down and these lads, they make it tough for you."
- Kevin Nolan on Nov 19, 2012