Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini won two trophies in his first season, and yesterday vowed to push for more championships after winning English soccer’s Premier League title.
Manchester City regained English soccer’s Premier League title with a 2-0 win over West Ham United on the season’s final day.
England players traded high fives after a 1-1 draw with France in soccer’s European Championship. The French were less satisfied.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Manchester City beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 to cut the gap on Premier League leader Manchester United to three points as its rival was held to a 4-4 tie by Everton. Wolves are relegated.
Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City routed defending champion Manchester United 4-1 in English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat Stoke City 3-1 to top the standings.
Fernando Torres scored a last-minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri was suspended for three games from the French national soccer team for his conduct during the 2012 European Championship.
England and France tied 1-1 last night at soccer’s European Championship, while Ukraine’s record scorer Andriy Shevchenko got two goals as the co-host rallied to beat Sweden 2-1.
"Hart knows me from Manchester City and he knows I usually open my feet."
- Samir Nasri on Jun 11, 2012