Manchester United beat Reading 1-0 to increase its lead in English soccer’s Premier League to 15 points over Manchester City, which lost 2-0 to 10-man Everton.
Everton, playing with 10 men, beat Manchester City 2-0, damaging the defending champion’s title chances in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand has been recalled to the England soccer squad for this month’s World Cup qualifying matches.
Everton advanced to English soccer’s F.A. Cup quarterfinals for the third time in five seasons with a 3-1 win against lower-league Oldham.
Wigan beat Reading 3-0 to move out of the relegation zone in English soccer’s Premier League as Norwich rallied to end a nine-game winless run.
Manchester United beat Everton 2-0 to extend its lead atop English soccer’s Premier League to 12 points with 12 games left. Aston Villa defeated West Ham 2-1 to move out of the relegation zone.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere returns to the England soccer squad for the Nov. 14 exhibition match against Sweden in Stockholm.
Frank Lampard scored in each half as Chelsea rallied to win 2-1 at Everton yesterday and move into third position in soccer’s Premier League. Liverpool beat last- place Queens Park Rangers 3-0.
Ashley Cole may make his 100th appearance for the England soccer team after being included in the squad for next week’s exhibition match against Brazil.
Everton eased into the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup with a 5-1 win at Cheltenham Town.