The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss at least four weeks with a groin injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on the Premier League soccer club’s website.
Manchester City said it has appealed against the red card shown to Vincent Kompany in yesterday’s 3-2 loss against Manchester United in English soccer’s F.A. Cup.
Manchester United retained its seven-point lead in soccer’s Premier League after a 2-1 victory over Liverpool yesterday, as second-place Manchester City won 2- 0 at 10-man Arsenal.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany signed a new six-year contract that the Premier League soccer champion said is the longest agreement in the club’s recent history.
Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United beat 10-man Manchester City 3-2 to reach the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup. Paul Scholes made a playing return for United.
Manchester City took control of the Premier League title race and local bragging rights with a 1-0 win against Manchester United.
Manchester City failed to win for only a second time in soccer’s Premier League this season, tying 1-1 at Liverpool to take a five-point lead in the standings.
Wigan upset 10-man Manchester City 1- 0 to win English soccer’s F.A. Cup for the first time in the club’s 81-year history.
"There's no need to look for excuses."
- Vincent Kompany on May 11, 2013