The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Before last night’s final with Barcelona, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson believed there was a “solution” to stop any player, even Lionel Messi .
Jose Mourinho says he has never experienced such a beautiful loss in his soccer career.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and midfielder Samir Nasri must answer an improper conduct charge over comments made to the referee following yesterday’s Champions League loss to Barcelona.
All the numbers pointed to a Barcelona victory over Chelsea in their opening Champions League soccer semifinal except the final score.
Barcelona beat 10-man Arsenal 3-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of soccer’s Champions League.
"This result will give us a lot of confidence."
- Sergio Busquets on Feb 14, 2012