The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Blackburn Rovers manager Sam Allardyce was fired today by the Premier League club, which last month became the first Indian-owned English soccer team.
Blackburn Rovers top scorer Yakubu called on fans to get behind the team and not protest its Indian owners ahead of today’s game against Aston Villa.
Arsenal scored four goals in a 10- minute span just after halftime on its way to a 5-1 rout of West Ham in English soccer’s Premier League.
West Ham signed striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool on a season-long loan with an option to make the move permanent at the end of the Premier League soccer campaign.
An Indian-born businessman who’s in talks about buying Blackburn Rovers says he’d invest 100 million pounds ($156 million) in new talent to turn the Premier League soccer club into “a top team.”
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
After winning its first English league soccer championship in 44 years, Manchester City will only have to wait 12 months to take the trophy again, according to U.K. bookmakers.
"It's a bit difficult to take, that's their job, it's their job to give the offside decisions that appear in front of them."
- Sam Allardyce on Apr 17, 2013