Queens Park Rangers, the bottom team in England’s Premier League, said it signed defender Yun Suk Young from South Korea’s Chunnam Dragons on a three-and-a-half year contract.
Queens Park Rangers defender Ryan Nelsen will leave the English Premier League’s bottom team to become head coach of Toronto FC in Major League Soccer, although he’ll stay with QPR in the short term as it battles relegation.
Queens Park Rangers signed striker Loic Remy from Marseille to reinforce its attack as the English Premier League’s bottom team strives to avoid relegation.
Chelsea beat Sunderland 3-1 to give Rafael Benitez his first Premier League victory as Blues manager, while Queens Park Rangers remained winless.
Blackburn Rovers defender Ryan Nelsen signed a one-year contract extention until the summer of 2013, the Premier League club said on its website.
New Zealand soccer coach Ricki Herbert named seven Europe-based players including captain Ryan Nelsen in his 23-man squad for the World Cup in South Africa.
English Premier League soccer team Queens Park Rangers signed South Korea international Park Ji- Sung from Manchester United on a two-year contract.
Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup, while defending champion Italy was held to a 1-1 tie by New Zealand and Paraguay defeated Slovakia 2-0.
Everton beat Sunderland 2-0 to advance to a semifinal against city rival Liverpool in English soccer’s F.A. Cup, while Tottenham beat Bolton 3-1 in their rearranged quarterfinal.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.