Wigan upset Manchester United 1-0 to move out of the Premier League relegation places and cut the Red Devils’ lead at the top of the standings to five points as Manchester City won.
Manchester United beat 10-man Queens Park Rangers 2-0 yesterday to extend its advantage atop soccer’s Premier League to eight points as second-place Manchester City lost 1-0 at Arsenal.
Arsenal signed midfielders Mikel Arteta and Yossi Benayoun, along with defenders Andre Santos and Per Mertesacker before European soccer’s trade deadline. London rival Tottenham added one player and let six leave.
Fulham and Atletico Madrid both came from behind to advance to the Europa League soccer final.
Liverpool’s Danish defender Daniel Agger said he’s committed to the English Premier League soccer club no matter who replaces former manager Rafael Benitez .
Gareth Bale scored twice as Tottenham won 2-0 at Norwich to move to within seven points of the two Manchester clubs atop English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere said he’ll be sidelined for as long as three more months with an ankle injury sustained in pre-season.
Arsenal Holdings Plc’s fiscal-year profit fell 79 percent as the soccer club sold fewer apartments at its former stadium and paid more to its players.
Liverpool signed England forward Joe Cole on a four-year deal, the Premier League soccer team said on its website.
"This present team does not kill off sides as well as they should."
- Yossi Benayoun on Oct 06, 2010