England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
Arsenal won 3-0 at Fenerbahce to close on a 16th consecutive appearance in the group stage of soccer’s Champions League.
Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere and Kieran Gibbs were named to the England soccer squad for its Aug. 11 exhibition game against Hungary at Wembley Stadium.
Manchester City rallied from a goal down to tie 1-1 at Stoke City and move ahead of Manchester United atop the Premier League. Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-0 for its seventh straight league win.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal began life without Cesc Fabregas with a 1-0 win over Udinese in the opening game of their Champions League soccer playoff.
Swansea striker Danny Graham scored after 87 minutes to earn his team a 2-2 tie against Arsenal in English soccer’s F.A. Cup today.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United beat Southampton 2-1 to increase its lead in English soccer’s Premier League, while Reading moved out of the relegation zone with a late 2-2 draw against Chelsea.