From the Back Pages, February 13: Roy Hodgson insists he will not bring John Terry in from the cold

From the back pages
From the back pages

John Terry’s international career will not, after all, enjoy a late, unlikely resurgence. Roy Hodgson, the England head coach, today restated that he would not consider the Chelsea captain for his World Cup squad this summer, insisting that Terry remains a former England player having left the international fold in September 2012. (The Times)

Manchester United are prepared to spend this summer “in a way we haven’t seen in previous years” in order to address this season’s on-field problems, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. (The Independent)

Two Premier League games - Manchester City vs Sunderland and Everton vs Crystal Palace - had to be called off due to inclement weather. (The Mirror)

Gerrard snatches win from the spot to put Liverpool’s title tilt back on track and spare Kolo the clown more blushes after howler. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham Hotspur are breaking from a jog into a sprint in their pursuit of the Champions League as Tim Sherwood’s reputation as a manager continues to soar following this ­comfortable win over a forlorn Newcastle United side. (The Telegraph)

Boo’s at Emirates as Arsenal fans show displeasure at stalemate. (The Express)

Paul Collingwood will join Ashley Giles in a new England coaching team for the six-match trip to the West Indies this month followed by the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. It gives the former Ashes team-mates the chance to establish themselves as an effective double act to succeed Andy Flower in the long term. (The Guardian)