Reading and Queens Park Rangers moved to the verge of relegation from English soccer’s Premier League today as Arsenal moved back into third place.
Arsenal missed a chance to strengthen its grip on a top-four finish in English soccer’s Premier League with a 0-0 home draw against Everton.
Three goals in six minutes gave Arsenal a 3-1 win over Norwich and secured third place in English soccer’s Premier League for the Gunners.
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.
Four-time champion Bayern Munich ousted Arsenal on away goals and tournament newcomer Malaga eliminated Porto to complete the quarterfinal lineup in soccer’s Champions League.
Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta has agreed to a five-year contract until 2015, the Premier League club said on its website.
Blackburn upset Arsenal 1-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of soccer’s F.A. Cup, as non-League Luton Town’s run in the competition came to an end.
Mark Schwarzer saved a penalty kick in stoppage time to preserve Fulham’s 3-3 tie with Arsenal in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester City defeated Reading 1-0 with a late Gareth Barry goal to move within three points of the top of English soccer’s Premier League, while Arsenal climbed into third place with a 1-0 win at Wigan.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.