Everton was denied the chance of a win that would have lifted it into third in soccer’s Premier League when match officials disallowed two goals and Newcastle tied the score in the final minute to draw 2-2.
Papiss Cisse scored twice as Newcastle beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 to move level on points with fifth-place Chelsea in soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with links to the Web.
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.
Tottenham beat Swansea City 3-1 yesterday to end a five-match winless run in soccer’s Premier League, while Papiss Cisse got two goals for a second straight game as Newcastle defeated Liverpool 2-0.
Stevenage, which plays in the fourth division of English soccer, defeated Premier League club Newcastle 3-1 in the third round of the F.A. Cup.
Manchester City beat Newcastle 2-1 at Eastlands today in English soccer’s Premier League.
Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-1 in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup, as Chelsea advanced and Newcastle was upset.
Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti called for “character” from his team after the defending champion’s winless run in the Premier League was extended to three matches.
Chelsea assistant manager Ray Wilkins said his team showed “great determination and mettle” as it beat Arsenal 2-0 yesterday to extend its lead to four points in English soccer’s Premier League.
"If we keep this momentum going anything can happen."
- Mike Williamson on Mar 25, 2012