Promoted Hull City, playing with 10 men, beat Norwich 1-0 to join Arsenal in picking up the first win of the season in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester City beat Tottenham 2-1 to go second in soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea was held to a 1-1 tie by Liverpool. Chelsea’s John Terry scored, then left the field injured on his return from a ban for racial abuse.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Chelsea advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals after losing 3-2 at Rubin Kazan, as Tottenham was ousted in a penalty shootout and Newcastle exited following a draw.
Arsenal beat Birmingham 2-1 to move into second place in English soccer’s Premier League behind Chelsea, which tied 0-0 against Aston Villa.
Arsenal beat Birmingham 2-1 to end a three-match winless run in English soccer’s Premier League, while West Brom rallied from two-goals down to tie 2-2 at Manchester United.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Tottenham rallied for a 2-2 draw at Wigan in the English Premier League to stay in the hunt for a place in the Champions League next season.
England soccer coach Fabio Capello dropped Theo Walcott, Darren Bent and Adam Johnson from his squad to go to soccer’s World Cup, Sky Sports said, citing unidentified sources.