Robin van Persie scored against his former team to earn newly crowned Premier League champion Manchester United a 1-1 draw at Arsenal.
Aston Villa and Southampton won away games today to improve their chances of avoiding relegation from English soccer’s Premier League.
Tomas Rosicky may start for the Czech Republic against Portugal in the European soccer championship’s first quarterfinal tonight as coach Michal Bilek says defense may help repeat the 1996 success, when the Czechs made the final.
Blackburn upset Arsenal 1-0 to advance to the quarterfinals of soccer’s F.A. Cup, as non-League Luton Town’s run in the competition came to an end.
AC Milan held off an Arsenal comeback to advance to the Champions League soccer quarterfinals, where the seven-time European champions will be joined by Benfica.
Arsenal rallied to defeat local rival Tottenham 5-2 yesterday in English soccer’s Premier League, while Ryan Giggs scored a late winner at Norwich on his 900th appearance for Manchester United.
Arsenal faces an F.A. Cup replay after being denied victory at third-tier Leyton Orient on a late goal, adding to a fixture pileup as the Gunners chase four trophies.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he can see his team growing in confidence after a 2-1 victory against Sunderland which lifts the Gunners into the top half of soccer’s Premier League.
Paris Saint-Germain and Schalke won their groups in soccer’s Champions League, while Manchester City finished last in its pool after a winless run.
Arsenal lost 3-2 at Swansea City yesterday to suffer a second straight defeat in soccer’s Premier League. Mark Hughes started his tenure as Queens Park Rangers manager with a 1-0 loss at Newcastle.