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What the back pages say: Sunday, August 16

16 Aug 2009 10:43:44

What the back pages say: Sunday, August 16

MAIL ON SUNDAY The Football Association's campaign for respect in the game faces a massive test after controversial Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock and his chairman Simon Jordan accused Bristol City of cheating over the goal that ever was. CHAMPIONSHIP: Palace boss Neil Warnock furious as 'good' goal disallowed Also: Ravi Bopara spent last night preparing to be made the fall-guy for England's batting catastrophe in the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley. ASHES 2009: Bopara the fall guy as Trott comes in for England debut Fall guy: Ravi Bopara has been axed by England as selectors turn to untested Jonathan Trott for decisive Ashes test at The Oval Fall guy: Ravi Bopara has been axed by England as selectors turn to untested Jonathan Trott for decisive Ashes test at The Oval NEWS OF THE WORLD Mark Hughes is at war with David Moyes after the Everton boss was accused of making the bids for Joleon Lescott public. £200m bonus: Hughes sees instant return on his investment as City stars shine Also: Shay Given has bluntly revealed he does not believe Manchester City will break into the top four this season. SUNDAY TELEGRAPH Players were approached by bookmakers during the World Twenty20 held in England in June, according to a senior source at the International Cricket Council. Also: Portsmouth chief executive Peter Storrie has said he believes illegal approaches to transfer targets are rife in football and that 'all managers tap up' in direct contravention of Premier League legislation. Shaw thing: United are set to rival Liverpool for Stoke starlet Ryan Shawcross Shaw thing: United are set to rival Liverpool for Stoke starlet Ryan Shawcross THE PEOPLE Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is weighing up a shock move to take Ryan Shawcross back to Old Trafford from Stoke City. United challenge Liverpool with plan to lure Ryan Shawcross back to Old Trafford SUNDAY EXPRESS Sir Alex Ferguson insists that players and professionalism are 'killing the game' in a withering attack on today's footballers. Fergie claims 'cheats' are killing the game SUNDAY MIRROR England new boy Jonathan Trott will face an Ashes baptism of fire when he walks out at The Brit Oval this week, for the biggest moment of his cricketing career. Also: Gianfranco Zola is threatening to walk out on West Ham. DAILY STAR SUNDAY Man City boss Mark Hughes wants to end David Bentley's Tottenham nightmare. THE SUNDAY TIMES The Premier League and Football Association are on a collision course over refereeing after Richard Scudamore, the Premier League chief executive, rebuked his FA counterpart, Ian Whatmore, for seeking to meddle from on high with match officiating. THE OBSERVER Neil Warnock reacted with fury after officials in charge of Crystal Palace's match at Bristol City failed to notice Palace open the scoring after 34 minutes.


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