From the back pages, March 9: Lancaster wants to win it right way

England coach Stuart Lancaster after the RBS 6 Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 10, 2013. See PA story RUGBYU Ireland. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. No commercial use. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information. No book use without prior permission.

England coach Stuart Lancaster after the RBS 6 Nations match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 10, 2013. See PA story RUGBYU Ireland. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. No commercial use. Call +44 (0)1158 447447 for further information. No book use without prior permission.

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After three wins, Stuart Lancaster’s side want to ‘finish it off’ irrespective of the Scotland-Wales result. (The Guardian)

There was a sharp intake of breath at Manchester United’s training ground yesterday when Sir Alex Ferguson was asked whether, as a violent storm raged around Old Trafford on Tuesday night, he had been as guilty as his players in allowing himself to be thrown off course. (The Times)

It was not something that was greatly apparent 12 months ago, when they were en route to a Six Nations wooden spoon and whitewash – or in November, when they were getting turned over by Tonga in Aberdeen. Now, though, it is official: Scotland’s got talent. (The Independent)

David Moyes relishes extra pressure as he seeks to end his trophy drought. It is tempting to promote every Everton fixture between now and the end of the season as ‘make-or-break’; an FA Cup quarter-final on Saturday, another chance to keep fading top-four aspirations aflame against Manchester City in seven days’ time. (The Telegraph)

Luis Suarez has been handed a 50 PER CENT pay boost — taking his wages to £120,000 a week. The Liverpool hitman is the first player to benefit from the club’s new incentive-based contracts. The Uruguayan’s incredible season has seen his wages rocket from £80,000 a week to around £120,000 under the club’s new pay structure. (The Sun)

Rodgers champions Liverpool’s Luis Suarez before Player to the Year duel with Spurs’ Gareth Bale. (The Mirror)

Manchester United’s top brass will discuss the possibility of bringing Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, while Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out any chance of Wayne Rooney leaving. (Daily Mail)