Manchester United came from behind to beat Stoke 3-2 in English soccer’s Premier League, as 10-man Arsenal defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 to maintain its hold on first place.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal signed Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh to a “long-term” contract, the Premier League soccer club said on its web site.
Promoted Hull City, playing with 10 men, beat Norwich 1-0 to join Arsenal in picking up the first win of the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
Spanish club Levante is interested in signing striker Marouane Chamakh, who’s fallen out of favor at Arsenal, the Daily Mail said.
Bradford City upset Arsenal 3-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals of English soccer’s League Cup for the first time.
Joe Cole joined Premier League soccer team West Ham United on an 18-month contract after Liverpool allowed the midfielder to leave on a free transfer.
Arsenal rallied from a 4-0 first- half deficit to beat Reading 7-5 after extra time on a night of upsets in the fourth round of English soccer’s League Cup.
Theo Walcott scored three goals as Arsenal routed 10-man Blackpool 6-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, while defending champion Cheslea beat Wigan by the same score.
Thierry Henry, Arsenal’s record goalscorer, will return to the English team on a two-month loan from Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls.