England soccer manager Roy Hodgson gave Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez a first call-up to the national squad for games against Chile and Germany.
Tottenham Hotspur and Everton both missed the chance to go second in the Premier League by drawing 0-0, while Cardiff City beat Swansea City 1-0 in the first meeting of the south Wales clubs in English soccer’s top flight.
Kyle Walker scored his first goal for Tottenham to secure a 2-1 win against Arsenal in yesterday’s north London derby. Chelsea climbed to third in soccer’s Premier League with a 5-1 victory at Bolton.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge and Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney were named in the England soccer squad for its last two World Cup qualifying matches against Montenegro and Poland.
Jermain Defoe got two goals as Tottenham beat Reading 3-1 in soccer’s Premier League to ease early-season pressure on coach Andre Villas-Boas.
Kyle Walker scored his first goal for Tottenham to help his club to a 2-1 win against Arsenal in today’s north London derby in English soccer’s Premier League.
Everton’s Ross Barkley and Tottenham’s Andros Townsend were named to the England soccer squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
Chelsea captain John Terry was among the 24 players named to the England soccer squad which opens qualifying for the 2014 World Cup next week.
Tottenham beat Fulham 3-1 yesterday to extend its unbeaten run in English soccer’s Premier League to eight matches.
"Now I know the health risks, it was poor judgement on my part."
- Kyle Walker on Sep 09, 2013