Tottenham is set to spend up to 50 million pounds ($79 million) on players before the transfer window shuts at the end of next week, the Sunday Mirror reported.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
The Netherlands reached the World Cup final for the first time since 1978 by defeating Uruguay 3-2 in Cape Town last night.
Germany beat the Netherlands 2-1 last night to move closer to a quarterfinal spot in soccer’s European Championship. Portugal boosted its chances with a 3-2 win against Denmark.
Denmark upset the Netherlands 1-0 in the opening game of the European Championship of Group B.
Denmark upset the Netherlands 1-0 in the opening Group B match at the European soccer championship, as Germany overcame a stubborn Portugal team to win by the same score.
Germany beat Denmark 2-1 last night in its final group match to advance to the quarterfinals at soccer’s European Championship, while Portugal defeated the Netherlands by the same score to earn its spot.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo delivered a match-winning performance against the Netherlands at the European Championship when he and his team needed it most.
Germany sent the Netherlands to the brink of an early exit from soccer’s European Championship with a 2-1 victory founded on familiarity.
In the U.S., where there’s always sizeable skepticism about soccer, even the vuvuzelas will be missed. Yup, even them.