England May Leave Rooney at Home for Euro 2012: Soccer Roundup
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
England coach Fabio Capello is considering leaving Wayne Rooney at home for the European Championship, the Daily Mail reported.
The England striker was banned for three games by UEFA yesterday and will miss the group stage of next year’s tournament, the Mail said.
The Argentine striker faces a disciplinary hearing to answer charges he breached his contract by refusing to enter as a substitute at Bayern Munich on Sept. 27.
Tevez trained on his own yesterday, the Sun reported.
Sunderland is the latest team to monitor PSV Eindhoven striker Ola Toivonen, the Daily Mail reported.
The 25-year-old, who would cost 9 million pounds ($14.2 million) to sign, is also being followed by Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion, the Mail said.
He said Reds managing director Ian Ayre was a “catalyst” who helped persuade him, the newspaper said.
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