The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Robert Lewandowski scored all four goals as Borussia Dortmund became the second German soccer club to rout Spanish opposition in the Champions League semifinals.
Wayne Rooney will still be at Manchester United next season despite his benching for a Champions League match this week, manager Alex Ferguson said.
Real Madrid faces a disciplinary inquiry amid reports coach Jose Mourinho instructed players Sergio Ramos and Xabi Alonso to be red-carded in a Champions League game at Ajax two days ago.
Spain ended a 28-year tournament victory drought against France with a 2-0 win to advance to the semifinals of the European soccer championship.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs will play his 1,000th game in the British soccer club’s Champions League match tonight against Real Madrid, with forward Wayne Rooney starting on the bench.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored in his first game against former club Manchester United to give Real Madrid a 1-1 draw in their Champions League round of 16 opener.
Cristiano Ronaldo, whose jump is better than the average for National Basketball Association players, leaped to Real Madrid’s rescue to keep his team on even terms with Manchester United in soccer’s Champions League.
Spain’s Xabi Alonso scored twice to help the defending champions defeat France 2-0 in their quarterfinal at soccer’s European Championship.
Spain took a 1-0 lead over France in their quarterfinal at soccer’s European Championship when Xabi Alonso scored in the first half.
"They were better in all aspects."
- Xabi Alonso on Nov 29, 2010