Former winners Robin van Persie of Manchester United and Gareth Bale of Tottenham are among the nominees for the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year award.
Manchester United won 2-0 at Stoke City to move to within seven points of a record-extending 20th English league soccer championship. Sunderland defeated Newcastle 3-0 in the northeast derby.
Manchester United won 2-0 at Stoke City as it nears a record-extending 20th English league title. Sunderland defeated Newcastle 3-0 in today’s northeast derby.
Manchester United continued its march to the English Premier League soccer title with a 1-0 win over Sunderland to extend its unbeaten run to 18 games.
Defending champion Chelsea fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Manchester United in their F.A. Cup soccer quarterfinal. Millwall and Blackburn will also need a replay after tying 0-0.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Wayne Rooney’s 21st goal of the English Premier League soccer season lifted Manchester United three points clear of Manchester City atop the standings.
Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand has been recalled to the England soccer squad for this month’s World Cup qualifying matches.
Manchester United came from behind three times to beat Newcastle United and extend its English Premier League soccer lead over Manchester City to seven points.
Marouane Fellaini scored the only goal as Everton gave Robin van Persie a losing start to his Manchester United soccer career.
"It was all about coming here and winning."
- Michael Carrick on Mar 30, 2013