Sunderland coach Paolo Di Canio was fined 8,000 pounds ($12,700) after accepting a charge of misconduct because of his behavior in a 3-1 home loss to Arsenal last weekend.
Everton defeated Chelsea 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Arsenal and Manchester United also won.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson was suspended a total of five matches and fined 30,000 pounds ($48,000) by the Football Association for his comments to the media about referee Martin Atkinson.
Chelsea came from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 and move up to fourth place by sending the Premier League leader to its second defeat of the season.
Goals from Fernando Torres and Juan Mata saw Chelsea defeat Arsenal 2-1 to remain unbeaten in English soccer’s Premier League. Tottenham won at Manchester United for the first time in 23 years.
Chelsea beat 10-man Stoke 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Bolton moved out of the relegation spots with a controversial 2-1 win over QPR.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Chelsea routed London rival Tottenham 5-1 to reach the final of English soccer’s F.A. Cup for a fourth time in six years.
English soccer’s ruling body opened an investigation after Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand was hit by an object thrown from the crowd at the end of yesterday’s Premier League match at Manchester City.