The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Sweden’s government abandoned its hands-off stance on the krona and New Zealand announced it sold the kiwi, joining a growing band of countries to escalate their response to strengthening currencies.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Christian Benteke scored three goals in the second half as Aston Villa thrashed Sunderland 6-1 to move five points clear of Wigan, which occupies the last relegation place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Aston Villa hired Norwich’s Paul Lambert as its manager, the Premier League club said in a statment on its website.
Liverpool came back to win 2-1 at Aston Villa yesterday to deepen its opponent’s relegation concerns in English soccer’s Premier League.
Chris Hughton was named manager of Norwich City, succeeding Paul Lambert at the English Premier League soccer club.
Norwich City said Paul Lambert offered to quit as manager but the English Premier League club has not accepted his resignation.