FIND out more about this and other top sport stories making the headlines in the UK’s national newspapers today - Sunday, April 24, 2011.
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY: The position of the Premier League chairman, Sir Dave Richards, has come under renewed scrutiny with the revelation that a company run by his son secured commercial deals to provide merchandise both to the Premier League and help promote England’s World Cup bid.
NEWS OF THE WORLD: Manchester City will use the sale over Carlos Tevez to Inter Milan to snatch Wesley Sneijder from under Manchester United’s noses. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson hailed his Easter march-winner Javier Hernandez as Manchester United moved a step nearer a record 19th title.
SUNDAY MIRROR: Steve Bruce summed up Sunderland’s salvation in one word: “Unbelievable”. Also: Carlos Tevez is winning his fight to be fit for the FA Cup final.
DAILY STAR SUNDAY: Sir Alex Ferguson last night hailed his latest young team as having “the feel of champions”. Also: Neil Warnock is in danger of losing his job at QPR despite guiding the club to the Premier League.
THE PEOPLE: QPR are set to bring football to its knees this summer over the Alejandro Faurlin affair. Also: Fernando Torres proved a splash hit at last after finally breaking his Chelsea duck.
MAIL ON SUNDAY: Sir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United feel like champions after their dramatic 1-0 win over Everton yesterday. Also: Carlos Tevez, Manchester City’s Argentina striker, could be on his way to outgoing Italian champions Inter Milan for £40million.
SUNDAY EXPRESS: Fernando Torres finally ended his 82-day, 732-minute, 14-game goal drought for Chelsea yesterday. Also: Sir Alex Ferguson hailed his £7million bargain Javier Hernandez after he had propelled Manchester United to within two wins of a record-breaking 19th title.
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: Liverpool are planning a radical overhaul of their squad this summer with a source at the club revealing that they are planning “up to 22 deals” in and out of the club. Also: Fernando Torres believes he has relieved the pressure that had threatened to overwhelm him at Chelsea after finally scoring his first goal for the club in yesterday’s 3-0 win over West Ham.
SUNDAY TIMES: Fernando Torres finally broke his goalscoring duck for Chelsea last night when he came on as a substitute to score their second goal in the 3-0 defeat of West Ham. Also: Sir Clive Woodward, the coach who led England to World Cup glory in 2003, will be asked to make a dramatic return to rugby and to Twickenham to take charge of all England rugby teams, including the national side.
THE OBSERVER: Sir Alex Ferguson said there was no reason why a record 19th championship could not be wrapped up inside a couple of weeks after Manchester United secured a late 1-0 victory over Everton.