From the Back Pages, October 13: Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling gets England call up for crunch game against Poland

From the back pages
From the back pages

LIVERPOOL’S Raheem Sterling has been called up for England’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Poland on Tuesday as cover for Manchester United’s injured midfielder Tom Cleverley and Tottenham’s Kyle Walker, who is suspended. (The Express)

Manchester City are continuing to monitor Malaga goalkeeper Willy Caballero. Sportsmail revealed City’s interest in the summer which was confirmed by Caballero last month. (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid have disclosed Gareth Bale is suffering from a chronic back injury in addition to the thigh problem which has restricted him to just 132 minutes of action for his new club. (The Telegraph)

Manchester United have reportedly joined the race for Fernando - the Porto defensive midfielder brilliantly nicknamed The Octopus. (The Mirror)

Roy Hodgson admitted he had “agonised” over handing Andros Townsend a surprise debut against Montenegro only to see his decision vindicated as the Tottenham Hotspur winger helped inspire a victory that leaves England’s World Cup destiny in their own hands. (The Guardian)

Conor O’Shea slams Harlequins over ‘unacceptable’ display as Scarlets spring surprise. (The Times)

Maria de Villota’s family have claimed her death on Friday was as a direct consequence of the testing accident she was involved in last year. (The Independent)