From the Back Pages, November 24: Johnson roughs up England as Australia win by 381 runs

From the back pages
From the back pages

England crumbled to defeat in the first Test after another hapless batting performance at The Gabba. (The Guardian)

George Groves was deprived of either a sensational victory or an heroic defeat as one of the most controversial stoppages in recent ring history enabled Carl Froch to retain his world super-milddleweight titles. (Daily Mail)

London derbies are supposed to be feisty affairs but this will go down as one of the most depressingly one-sided meetings. Chelsea played some silky and effortless football, which proved far too good for a West Ham United side without fight. (The Times)

Angry Rodgers hits out at Suarez horror tackle. Kevin Mirallas “could have ended Luis Suarez’s career” with studs-up tackle in derby, says Brendan Rodgers. (The Telegraph)

Arsene Wenger was delighted after seeing his Arsenal side go four points clear at the top of the Premier League, following their 2-0 win over Southampton. (The Mirror)

Nobody, apart from Mark Webber, has really been able to unsettle Sebastian Vettel in the past eight races, but in Interlagos the weather gods gave it their best try as the final session of qualifying was delayed by torrential rain. Vettel, however, remained their favoured one as he took his 45th pole position comfortably. (The Independent)

DAVID MOYES is set to drop Wayne Rooney – for the Manchester United striker’s own good. (The Express)