Fulham held on for a 3-2 Premier League win over Queens Park Rangers that pushed its west London rival closer to relegation from English soccer’s elite division.
Mark Schwarzer saved a penalty kick in the second half to help Fulham beat Stoke 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League.
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.
Mark Schwarzer saved a penalty kick in stoppage time to preserve Fulham’s 3-3 tie with Arsenal in English soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool routed Norwich 5-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, while Manchester City beat Fulham 2-0 to close in on first-place Manchester United.
Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer will miss four to six weeks with a spinal injury, the Premier League club said on its website.
Manchester United overcame a two- goal deficit to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and increase its lead in English soccer’s Premier League.
Three-time champion Germany beat Australia 4-0 last night to top Group D at soccer’s World Cup after a day when all three losing teams finished with 10 men. Ghana beat Serbia 1-0 and Slovenia defeated Algeria 1-0.
Fulham manager Mark Hughes is determined to keep goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, who’s been linked with a move to Arsenal, the Sun said.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.