What the papers say on Thursday, 31 March

31 March 2011 06:38
DAILY MAIL:Fabio Capello believes England are capable of becoming as potent anattacking force as Germany to take next summer's European Championshipby storm.

Wunderbar! Now fresh-faced England are as good as Germany, claims Capello The next generation: Carroll was on target in England's 1-1 draw with Ghana on Tuesday night

Also:Sachin Tendulkar led the celebrations as India beat Pakistan by 29 runsin Mohali to claim a place in Saturday's World Cup final.

Tendulkar cashes in on missed catches as India reach World Cup finalTHE SUN:Alex Ferguson has risked upsetting the FA again after complaining ofthe 'terrible' refereeing decisions Manchester United have sufferedagainst Chelsea.

Also: Bryan Robson thrilled his fans on Wednesday night by revealing he is winning his battle with throat cancer.

DAILY EXPRESS: The FA are writing to companies in a dramatic bid to save the FA Cup as sponsors E.on prepare to walk away.

Also:Spain star David Silva has admitted he only joined Manchester City lastsummer to help ease Valencia's desperate financial plight.

City slicker: Silva has claimed he only moved to Eastlands to help out his old club

THE GUARDIAN: Remarkably, after all the hype and all the politicking, the second World Cup semi-final turned out to be an excellent game of cricket. India beat Pakistan by 29 runs and the victory was celebrated without inhibition by a euphoric crowd.

Also: Gareth Southgate says he can help build the bridges between club and country in his new role at the FA to ensure players at all age levels will represent England when called up.

THE TIMES: Manchester United will launch a fresh attempt to sign David De Gea after Atletico Madrid rejected their offer of ?17.5million for the Spain Under-21 goalkeeper.

Also: Arsenal are resigned to releasing Jack Wilshere for this summer's European Under-21 Championship despite opposition from Arsene Wenger.

DAILY STAR: Sir Alex Ferguson last night amazingly claimed that he has not got it in for referees.

Also: Joe Cole claims England hotshot Andy Carroll is the next Didier Drogba - and could go on to become even better.

Jack's the lad: Gerrard says Wilshere should have the final say in whether he plays for the Under 21s this summer

DAILY MIRROR: Steven Gerrard believes Jack Wilshere should have the final say on whether he plays in the Under-21 Euros this summer.

Also: Sachin Tendulkar led India to Saturday's World Cup final against Sri Lanka in front of a TV audience of one billion as his top score of 85 KO'd Pakistan.

THE INDEPENDENT: Fabio Capello has made the bold announcement that his new young England team could emulate the success of Germany's new generation at next summer's Euro 2012 tournament.

Also: Uefa warned yesterday that it is preparing to close any loopholes which might persuade clubs to believe that they can evade new financial fair play rules.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Jack Wilshere has openly contradicted Arsene Wenger by arguing that his inclusion in the European Under-21 Championships this summer would only benefit his development.

Also: Bryan Robson has criticised Fabio Capello's decision to strip Rio Ferdinand of the England captaincy without telling the defender by claiming that he would have demanded an explanation from the manager had he been treated in a similar fashion.

 Explore more:People: Alex Ferguson, Fabio Capello, Andy Carroll, Jack Wilshere, David Silva, Gareth Southgate, Didier Drogba, Bryan Robson, Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole, Steven Gerrard Places: Germany, Spain, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, India, Pakistan

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