The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Chelsea, Benfica and Fenerbahce won at home to take two-goal leads into the return matches of their Europa League soccer quarterfinals, while Tottenham rallied for a 2-2 draw with Basel.
Tottenham midfielder Gareth Bale will be out for two weeks after spraining ligaments in his ankle in last night’s Europa League match against Basel.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Tottenham defender William Gallas signed a two-year contract extension that will tie him to the Premier League club through 2013.
Newcastle, Tottenham and Chelsea all scored late goals to advance to the Europa League soccer quarterfinals, succeeding after their fellow English teams failed in the elite Champions League.
Tottenham completed the signing of former Arsenal defender William Gallas on a one-year deal.