Newcastle United signed defender Sol Campbell to a one-year contract, the Premier League club said.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Joe Kinnear is returning to Newcastle United as director of football on a three-year contract, the English Premier League soccer club said.
Newcastle United has extended its contract with manager Alan Pardew and his three-man strong senior coaching staff by eight years, the Premier League soccer club said on its website.
Newcastle United renamed St. James’ Park stadium the Sports Direct Arena as part of the English soccer club’s plans to sell naming rights to its home of 119 years to boost revenue.
U.S. Senate and House negotiators face a Dec. 13 deadline to reach a compromise on a proposed budget.