Serbia’s opposition Progressive Party won a narrow victory in elections yesterday as leaders battled over whether the Balkan country’s future lies with the European Union or further east.
England and the U.S. each tied in World Cup Group C games yesterday while Serbia upset 10-man Germany 1-0 in Group D.
Serbia upset Germany 1-0 in a World Cup Group D game. Germany’s Miroslav Klose was red-carded in the first half and teammate Lukas Podolski had a penalty kick saved.
The U.S. came from behind to tie Slovenia 2-2 at the World Cup in South Africa, while Serbia upset Germany 1-0.
Liverpool signed England forward Joe Cole on a four-year deal, the Premier League soccer team said on its website.
After producing the most goals in the World Cup’s opening round of games, Germany had its progress checked in a 1-0 upset to Serbia yesterday.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Liverpool’s spending on player trades indicates owner Fenway Sports Group’s desire to return the soccer club to trophy-winning ways, according to a senior executive at the company that also owns the Boston Red Sox.
Defending champion Spain, the Netherlands and Germany won to maintain perfect starts to qualifying for soccer’s 2012 European Championship.