Today's soccer news from around the world Man Utd stars to miss Champions League match (Sep 29, 2008)
Owen Hargreaves and Gary Neville have been left out of Manchester United's squad for their crucial Champions League clash against Aalborg on Tuesday.
England midfielder Hargreaves is struggling with a knee injury that has bothered him since his arrival from Bayern Munich last season and has been left at home for more treatment.
United captain Neville seemed to come through Saturday's win over Bolton unscathed after almost 18 months on the sidelines following major ankle surgery and several other injuries. . . . more . . . Everton launch Cahill appeal (Sep 29, 2008)
Everton on Monday launched an appeal over Australia midfielder Tim Cahill's red card against Liverpool. . . . more . . . Espanyol to protest incidents at Barca match (Sep 29, 2008)
Espanyol plan to make an official protest over the "anti-sporting" behaviour of some Barcelona players during incidents in the derby match at the weekend. . . . more . . . AC Milan coach urges improvement after derby success (Sep 29, 2008)
AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti has called for calm following his team's 1-0 victory over cross-city rivals Inter in Serie A action on the weekend. . . . more . . . West Brom's Kim out for six weeks (Sep 29, 2008)
South Korea midfielder Kim Do-Heon will be out of action for up to six weeks after suffering a knee injury in his side's win at Middlesbrough. . . . more . . . Wales welcome back Bellamy for World Cup qualifiers (Sep 29, 2008)
Wales manager John Toshack has recalled Craig Bellamy and James Collins for October's World Cup qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Germany. . . . more . . . Man Utd penalty row rumbles on (Sep 29, 2008)
Bolton captain Kevin Nolan has revealed that even Manchester United's players couldn't believe Rob Styles gave them a penalty on Saturday. . . . more . . . British football clubs out to impress after opening stalemates (Sep 29, 2008)
Arsenal, embarrassed by newly-promoted Hull City in the Premier League at the weekend, are out to put that rare reverse to their impressive start to the season behind them against FC Porto on Tuesday. . . . more . . . No compensation claim says Blades skipper (Sep 29, 2008)
Sheffield United captain Chris Morgan insists the club's players haven't discussed the possibility of launching individual compensation claims against West Ham. . . . more . . . Hughes fumes as controversial penalty causes City crash (Sep 29, 2008)
Manchester City manager Mark Hughes took out his frustrations on referee Steve Bennett after his side crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Wigan. . . . more . . . Ramos feels the heat as Spurs slump again (Sep 29, 2008)
Juande Ramos insisted his job was not under threat after angry Tottenham fans turned on the Spanish coach during a dismal 2-0 defeat at Portsmouth. . . . more . . . Valencia top Spanish football league, Sevilla take Atletico scalp (Sep 28, 2008)
David Villa's hot streak in front of goal continued with two goals as Valencia returned to the top of the Spanish first division after a 4-2 home win over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. . . . more . . . Wolfsburg miss out on third as Bayern lose again (Sep 28, 2008)
Ten-man VfL Wolfsburg missed their chance to go third in the Bundesliga with a 2-1 defeat at Karlsruhe on Sunday after defending champions Bayern Munich suffered their second consecutive league defeat. . . . more . . . Zaki slows City revolution (Sep 28, 2008)
Wigan striker Amr Zaki showed Manchester City that money can't buy success as the Egyptian sealed a 2-1 win over the Premier League's big spenders on Sunday. . . . more . . . Ronaldinho fires Milan to derby victory (Sep 28, 2008)
Ronaldinho scored his first goal in Italian football to give AC Milan a vital 1-0 victory over Inter Milan in a pulsating city derby at the San Siro on Sunday. . . . more . . . Hoeness' 'worried' by Bayern's slump (Sep 28, 2008)
Bayern Munich team manager Uli Hoeness admits he is worried after the German giants slumped to their second consecutive league defeat with their first loss in Hanover for 20 years. . . . more . . . Ribery 'impatient' for Champions League clash (Sep 28, 2008)
Bayern Munich's France midfielder Franck Ribery admitted Sunday he is impatient to face compatriots Lyon in the Champions League on Tuesday when all French eyes will be on him. . . . more . . . Miller helps Rangers beat Hibernian (Sep 28, 2008)
Kenny Miller put Rangers back on top of the Scottish Premier League as his double strike clinched a 3-0 victory at Hibernian on Sunday. . . . more . . . Miller fires Rangers clear at the top (Sep 28, 2008)
Kenny Miller put Rangers back on top of the Scottish Premier League as his double strike clinched a 3-0 victory at Hibernian on Sunday. . . . more . . . Portsmouth's Defoe gets revenge on struggling Spurs (Sep 28, 2008)
Jermain Defoe returned to haunt Tottenham manager Juande Ramos as the Portsmouth striker set up a 2-0 victory that kept his former club rooted to the bottom of the Premier League on Sunday. . . . more . . .