For some England fans, the 3,120- kilometer (1,939-mile) trek to a Ukrainian coal-mining hub for this month’s European soccer championship is a voyage too far.
Newcastle United signed defender Sol Campbell to a one-year contract, the Premier League club said.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid, shut after reporters were caught hacking into voice mails, also regularly authorized reporters to pay public officials for stories, a former editor said in a court filing.
News Corp. agreed to pay designer Kelly Hoppen 60,000 pounds ($93,100) to drop her lawsuit against its now-shuttered News of the World tabloid for hacking into her mobile-phone messages.
A former news editor at Rupert Murdoch ’s News of the World newspaper was one of two men arrested by London police as part of an expanded probe into phone hacking.
U.K. lawmaker Tessa Jowell sued London police to find out if they obtained information that indicates journalists hacked into her mobile phone, two people familiar with the case said.
Sevilla said it accepted an offer from Arsenal for defender Sebastien Squillaci, who will undergo a medical exam at the English Premier League club today.
"At this stage of my career, I could not have wished for a better move."
- Sol Campbell on Jul 28, 2010