Wolverhampton Wanderers fired manager Dean Saunders after the club was relegated to League One, the third level of English soccer. Kenny Jackett resigned at Millwall.
Cardiff City will play in English soccer’s top division for the first time in 51 years next season after securing promotion to the Premier League with a 0-0 home draw against Charlton.
West Ham signed winger Matt Jarvis from Wolverhampton Wanderers for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League soccer club said on its website.
Manchester City beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 to cut the gap on Premier League leader Manchester United to three points as its rival was held to a 4-4 tie by Everton. Wolves are relegated.
Manchester United beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-0 to establish a four-point lead atop English soccer’s Premier League and push its opponent to last place in the standings.
Arsenal has postponed its Premier League soccer match against Wolverhampton Wanderers by 24 hours to Dec. 27 because of a strike by London Underground workers.
Wolverhampton Wanderers rallied to beat Sunderland 2-1 yesterday and move four points clear of the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League.
Mick McCarthy, former manager of the Republic of Ireland, joined Ipswich Town on a contract that runs until mid-2015, the club said.
Manchester United took an early advantage over Chelsea in the Premier League by opening its title defense with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion as the Blues were held 0-0 at Stoke City.
West Bromwich Albion beat Newcastle 3-1 yesterday to climb to eighth in English soccer’s Premier League, while Sunderland defeated West Ham 1-0.