Lionel Messi led Argentina to a third straight win at the World Cup, papering over what some opponents say is the two-time champion’s defensive frailty.
Argentina beat Iran 1-0 to advance at soccer’s World Cup as Nigeria defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 to move to second behind the South Americans. Germany drew 2-2 with Ghana, missing a chance to control its group in Brazil.
West Brom said it took an undisclosed disciplinary action against forward Peter Odemwingie after he attempted to move to Queens Park Rangers without the permission of his Premier League soccer club.
West Brom forward Peter Odemwingie clashed with a teammate following his attempt to move to Queens Park Rangers last month, the Daily Mail said.
West Bromwich Albion beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 today to climb out of the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League.
Peter Odemwingie scored twice as West Bromwich Albion beat Southampton 2-0 to move up to fifth place in English soccer’s Premier League and leave its opponent bottom of the standings.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. media, with clickable Internet links.
West Bromwich Albion beat Newcastle 3-1 yesterday to climb to eighth in English soccer’s Premier League, while Sunderland defeated West Ham 1-0.
Bolton and Blackburn both lost to keep the teams at the bottom of the standings in English soccer’s Premier League.
"I understand how my actions have been viewed and want to apologise to the club and our supporters for any distress I have caused."
- Peter Odemwingie on Feb 08, 2013