From the Back Pages, November 4: Sven-Goran Eriksson: I signed deal to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson

From the back pages
From the back pages

Sven-Goran Eriksson has claimed in his new autobiography that he signed a contract to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2002 – and that he clashed with the Scot over Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in his 2006 World Cup squad. (The Guardian)

What a difference a goal makes. Steven Caulker’s towering second-half header not only settled the first South Wales derby to be played in the Barclays Premier League but also brought a sense of unbridled joy to Cardiff City, where there has been so much turbulence behind the scenes of late. (The Times)

Malky Mackay looks increasingly likely to leave Cardiff City as his relationship with owner Vincent Tan grows ever more fraught. (The Mirror)

Everton 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0 match report: Hugo Lloris remembers little after Tottenham draw a blank. (The Independent)

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez casts doubt on his future at the club after retweeting a story suggesting he should look to leave Old Trafford. (The Telegraph)

Sebastian Vettel was in seventh heaven after recording yet another win as his complete domination of Formula One continued under the Abu Dhabi floodlights. (Daily Mail)

ENGLAND full-back Mike Brown last night warned Stuart Lancaster’s side are only going to get better after they recovered from 13-6 down to beat Australia. (The Express)