From the Back Pages, September 30: Luis Suarez’s Premier League return adds bite to snappy Reds

From the back pages
From the back pages

There was a handshake with his manager, Brendan Rodgers, as both men smiled, then Luis Suarez headed down the tunnel. The contrast to 21 April could not have been greater. Then, the live pitch-side camera was chasing the Uruguayan as he walked off the field at Anfield. He had bitten an opponent. A storm brewed. (The Independent)

JONNY HOWSON’S first-half strike gave Norwich their first away win of the season against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium. (The Express)

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Barcelona’s Champions League trip to Celtic after suffering a thigh injury in Saturday night’s 2-0 win over Almeria. (The Telegraph)

Roberto Mancini on Sunday flew in to Istanbul to complete negotiations on a three-year deal with Galatasaray thought be worth 5.5million Euros (£4.6m) per year. (Daily Mail)

Jimmy Hill battling Alzheimer’s and family at loggerheads over who should have right to decide what happens to him. (The Mirror)

Chris Froome, the Tour de France champion, abandoned the Road World Championships men’s elite race amid treacherous conditions in Tuscany that led to a disastrous day for Great Britain. (The Times)

An illegal shipment of unlicensed veterinary goods was seized from a Dubai government private jet by UK authorities at Stansted airport earlier this year, causing Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UK’s leading owner of racehorses, to launch an internal investigation into his equine operations. (The Guardian)