Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez’s suspensions and other troubles in English soccer may have helped him to develop into one of the sport’s most coveted players, according to his national team coach.
English soccer’s ruling body charged West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka over an alleged anti-Semitic gesture he made during a game.
U.K. property website Zoopla will end its sponsorship of Premier League soccer club West Brom at the end of this season after Nicolas Anelka made an alleged anti-Semitic gesture during a game.
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until at least the end of the 2013-14 season, the club said on its website.
The French soccer team must fight to regain the respect of fans and the public after ending a World Cup campaign marked by a squad mutiny and the failure to win a single match, players said.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Robin van Persie scored against his former club to help Manchester United beat 10-man Arsenal 2-1 to move into first place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City routed defending champion Manchester United 4-1 in English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat Stoke City 3-1 to top the standings.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said a last-minute penalty decision that went his team’s way in its Champions League win over Chelsea may have been payback for perceived past misfortunes at Stamford Bridge.
"I really want to learn from what has happened in the last 2 1/ 2 years, many things have been said and written about me."
- Patrice Evra on Apr 26, 2013