Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen is expected to return to training in a month after undergoing surgery on his left ankle yesterday, the London soccer club said today.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Thomas Vermaelen scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time as Arsenal beat Newcastle 2-1 to secure its sixth come-from-behind win of the English Premier League soccer season.
Arsenal said injured defender Thomas Vermaelen signed a new ‘long-term’ contract with the north London soccer team.
Manchester United revived its Premier League title defense with a 1-0 win over leader Arsenal as Robin van Persie scored against his former team for the third straight game.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen won’t be back in the side until the new year as he recovers from an Achilles tendon injury, coach Arsene Wenger said.
Bradford City upset Arsenal 3-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals of English soccer’s League Cup for the first time.