From the back pages, April 21: FA to investigate after Kidderminster player hit during pitch invasion

The Football Association will launch another investigation into football violence after pitch-invading fans attacked players and caused a half-hour delay during Kidderminster’s Blue Square Premier game at home to Stockport. (The Guardian)

Nathan Cleverly was ruthlessly efficient as he dismantled German challenger Robin Krasniqi to retain his WBO world light-heavyweight title over 12 rounds at Wembley Arena. (Daily Mail)

Sam Warburton is set to be named captain of the British & Irish Lions later this month. The 24-year-old Cardiff Blues flanker skippered Wales to the Six Nations’ Championship Grand Slam under Warren Gatland’s coaching last year before the New Zealander was seconded to the Lions this season as head coach for the three-Test, 10-match trip in June and July. (The Independent)

Jack Wilshere is set to miss England’s two summer internationals. The Arsenal midfielder may require surgery to clear up a nagging problem with the ankle injury that kept him out of action for more than a year. (Mirror)

Harry Redknapp will keep believing. While the maths are on his side, while the dream stays alive, the Queens Park Rangers manager has no alternative but to maintain his team can, somehow, drag themselves from the quicksand, that they can produce the greatest of escapes to stave off relegation from the Barclays Premier League. (The Times)

Arsenal are closing in on Schalke’s £15million-rated teenager Julian Draxler as manager Arsene Wenger prepares to start spending. (The Express)

DANIEL LEVY has slapped a £100million price tag on Spurs superstar Gareth Bale. Chairman Levy is demanding a world-record fee for the flying 23-year-old. And he hopes the mind-boggling sum will frighten off the chasing pack, which includes Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. (The Sun)

Shane Watson has quit as Australia’s vice-captain, to give further encouragement to England ahead of the back-to-back Ashes. (The Telegraph)