Romelu Lukaku scored two goals and set up another in his first Premier League start for Everton, which beat Newcastle 3-2 to remain the only undefeated team in English soccer’s top division.
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City advanced to the fourth round of English soccer’s League Cup with routs, while Fulham rallied to inflict Everton’s first defeat of the season.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Everton defeated Chelsea 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League, as Arsenal and Manchester United also won.
Roberto Martinez, who led Wigan Athletic to its first F.A. Cup title this season, will leave after getting permission to speak with Premier League soccer rival Everton about its vacant coaching job.
Everton appointed F.A. Cup-winning manager Roberto Martinez to replace David Moyes, who switched to Manchester United.
Wigan Athletic appointed former Bolton manager Owen Coyle to replace Roberto Martinez as coach of the recently relegated English soccer team.
"Sometimes you see a number nine that is powerful and has great physical presence, I think what Romelu also brings is a great technical awareness of what's around him."
- Roberto Martinez on Sep 30, 2013