Bayern Munich won 3-1 at Manchester City in soccer’s Champions League, while Cristiano Ronaldo continued his scoring spree as Real Madrid beat Copenhagen 4-0.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs will take up the role of player-coach next season, the Premier League champion said on its website. Former United player Phil Neville will also join the coaching set-up.
Ryan Giggs , who has won more titles than anyone else in English soccer, defied his 37 years to set up all three Manchester United goals in its Champions League quarterfinal win against Chelsea.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs signed a one-year contract extension to return for a 23rd season, the Premier League club said on its website.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Members of Britain’s Parliament are pressuring U.K. judges to reveal the identities of celebrities and executives who win court orders barring the media from reporting on their alleged indiscretions.
Manchester United’s Alex Ferguson was named the best manager in Premier League history, while Red Devils midfielder Ryan Giggs was voted top player.
Manchester United beat Everton 2-0 to extend its lead atop English soccer’s Premier League to 12 points with 12 games left. Aston Villa defeated West Ham 2-1 to move out of the relegation zone.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs signed a one-year contract extension to return for a 22nd season, the Premier League club said on its website.
Alex Ferguson will retire as British soccer’s most successful manager, having led Manchester United to 38 trophies in 26 years.
"I hope I will be able to bring my experience to bear, having been both a player and part of the Manchester United family for so long."
- Ryan Giggs on Jul 04, 2013