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22 Jun 2009 08:43:54

What the back pages say: Liverpool cash hope, Tevez on brink of Manchester City switch, Lions cull,

DAILY MAIL The Lions will make up to six changes in an attempt to succeed where they have failed during 118 years of touring South Africa. Lions captain Paul O'Connell Brought down to earth: Lions captain Paul O'Connell wasn't flying for long as South Africa triumphed in Durban Also: Silverstone's stands were packed with 128,000 flag-waving fans and national fervour - then the red lights went out and Jenson Button's drive to triumph was over before he had even crossed the start line. THE SUN Jenson Button last night blamed the "bloody English weather" for his Grand Prix heartache at Silverstone. Also: Roger Federer begins his bid for a sixth Wimbledon title today with a new blast for Andy Murray. DAILY STAR Jenson Button saw his hopes of an emotional Silverstone victory dashed - and then blamed the British weather. Also: Liverpool co-owner George Gillett has sold one of his biggest assets in a deal which could help secure the future of the Premier League club. DAILY MIRROR Carlos Tevez agreed to join Manchester City two weeks ago - and will complete his £25.5million transfer in the next few days. Also: Roger Federer yesterday told Andy Murray: "I always beat you when it comes to the crunch." THE TIMES Bernie Ecclestone has vowed to resolve the conflict that is tearing apart Formula One. DAILY TELEGRAPH The Lions will make changes ahead of the second Test against South Africa in Pretoria on Saturday in an attempt to salvage the three-match series. British Formula One fans leave Silverstone Shadows in the sun: British Formula One fans leave Silverstone with little to cheer about after what could have been the final grand prix at Sivlerstone THE GUARDIAN The eight "rebel" teams planning a breakaway grand prix series next season say the removal of Max Mosley as president of motor sport's governing body this week could herald a reconciliation with Formula One. THE INDEPENDENT You might never have guessed that Wimbledon starts today. On Friday Andy Murray played golf, went go-karting and did not pick up a tennis racket all day. Last night the man hoping to be the first male British winner here for 73 years was back home playing a table football tournament with friends. DAILY EXPRESS The nation's sporting attention shifts today to Andy Murray's Wimbledon challenge, after Jenson Button yesterday failed in his bid to deliver a home-grown Silverstone victory in the British Grand Prix. Also: The British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for another 17 years under a joint agreement if the £100million required to rebuild Donington cannot be found by September.


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