From the Back Pages, October 28: Tottenham fans blasted as ‘negative, anxious and too quiet’ by Andre Villas-Boas

From the back pages
From the back pages

Andre Villas-Boas has complimented his Tottenham side after they emerged from a tough encounter with Hull City victorious, but wasn’t so complimentary about the Spurs supporters who left his player’s to do it alone” in their 1-0 win. (Mirror)

It was about six seconds from the 90 minute-mark here, the fourth official preparing to hoist his board for added time, when Fernando Torres confirmed his revival by burying Manchester City’s prospects in south-west London. (Guardian)

QPR midfielder Joey Barton has jokingly warned that the next fan to throw a bottle at him is ‘getting Cantona’ed!’. Objects were being thrown at Barton from Burnley fans during their 2-0 victory and a plastic Coke bottle struck him on the head in the 69th minute. (Daily Mail)

West Ham leave Wales with valuable point. Swansea City 0 West Ham 0: visitors take a deserved point back to London and leave Swansea to lament the lack of a genuine goalscoring striker. (The Telegraph)

Carlos Cuellar was lying on his back, with his foot tucked into the stomach of his captain John O’Shea, when the triumphant music began, telling everyone in the North-east that Sunderland had won. (The Independent)

CHELSEA will make a £35m bid for Manchester United star Wayne Rooney in January. (The Express)

Sebastian Vettel took six seconds to break his first record in Formula One and he has not stopped since. (The Times)