From the Back Pages, October 7: Roy Keane reveals details behind his explosive Manchester United exit

From the back pages
From the back pages

Roy Keane has revealed he warned Sir Alex Ferguson against taking on the Irish racehorse owners John Magnier and JP McManus in the Rock Of Gibraltar dispute that backfired on Manchester United and put in place the chain of events that led to the Glazer family’s takeover. (The Guardian)

Chelsea have confirmed that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was released from hospital with an all clear last night following a collision in the game against Arsenal. (The Mirror)

RADAMEL FALCAO is relieved to have finally opened his account for Manchester United in Sunday’s 2-1 win over Everton. (The Express)

Watford will start looking for their fourth manager in six weeks on Tuesday, with Billy McKinlay expected to leave after just eight days and two unbeaten games in charge. (Daily Mail)

Cesc Fabregas has made the same amount of assists in the Premier League this season as the WHOLE of the Arsenal squad. (The Independent)

Tony Fernandes has questioned whether dismissing Harry Redknapp is the answer to turning around the fortunes of Queens Park Rangers. (The Times)

Graeme Swann led the fightback against Kevin Pietersen’s book which he labelled “the biggest work of fiction since Jules Verne” after the former England batsman detailed a culture of bullying and cliques within the team. (The Telegraph)