From the Back Pages, September 19: Alan Pardew admits that he is fighting for his job at Newcastle United

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Alan Pardew admits that he is fighting to save his job as Newcastle manager but claims that he has not spoken with Mike Ashley, the club’s owner, about his future on Tyneside. (The Times)

Everton’s traditional Z-Cars anthem was rudely interrupted by the Europa League theme tune before kick off, but that was as deep as the teething troubles went for Roberto Martínez’s side against Wolfsburg. Clinical finishing divided Everton from the Bundesliga team as they demonstrated genuine intent on their first European outing in five seasons. (The Guardian)

Felix Magath has been sacked as manager of Fulham. A statement on the club’s website revealed that American owner Shahid Khan had removed the German from his post and named Kit Symons as caretaker manager. (The Independent)

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino branded the anti-Semitic banner that marred their goalless draw against Partizan Belgrade as ‘unacceptable’ and ‘disrespectful’. (Daily Mail)

DALLAS COWBOYS owner Jerry Jones claims it is now a case of “when, not if” the UK gets its own NFL team. (The Express)

The second most important vote in Scotland today has resulted in women being allowed to become members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. A huge majority of the club’s members - 85% of the turn-out - have voted to allow women to join. (The Telegraph)

2013 Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has vowed that he will continue to represent Great Britain in next year’s Davis Cup, regardless of the outcome of the Scottish referendum. (The Mirror)