The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester United defender Rafael Da Silva’s parents will be disappointed, as well as proud, whatever the result of this weekend’s Champions League final against Barcelona.
Chelsea defeated Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford to move back into first place in English soccer's Premier League.
Ashley Young scored twice as Manchester United beat Tottenham 3-1 to move to within two points of Manchester City atop English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester City beat Fulham 3-0 to take sole possession of first place in English soccer’s Premier League, while Arsenal and Wolverhampton ended winless runs.
Crystal Palace defeated Cardiff 1-0 in the opening match of their semifinal in the Carling Cup, English soccer’s second-tier club competition.
Manchester City defeated Norwich 5-1 to preserve its perfect home record and its five-point lead at the top of English soccer’s Premier League. Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal also won.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-1 in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-1 in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup, as Chelsea advanced and Newcastle was upset.