From the Back Pages, June 25:

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Luis Suarez avoided the controversy of his latest alleged biting incident as he hailed Uruguay’s march into the knockout stages after a 1-0 win over Italy in Natal that sent the four-time champions crashing out of the competition. (The Times)

Luis Suarez needs help, claims Everton boss Roberto Martinez following Uruguay frontman’s bite on Giorgio Chiellini. (Daily Mail)

This is the way the World Cup ends for England, not with a bang but a whimper. They arrive home today with a solitary point placing them one rung above total humiliation. (The Independent)

Herrera to be first of four United signings. Deal for £28.8m Athletic Bilbao midfielder to become Louis van Gaal’s first signing at United will be completed in the next 24 hours. (The Telegraph)

Alex Buttner claims he is leaving Manchester United to win trophies with Dynamo Moscow. Buttner is joining Dynamo because he is frustrated by his lack of first-team opportunities and he does not expect his fortunes to improve under Louis van Gaal because he ignored his Holland claims. (The Mirror)

Greece are through to the last 16 of the World Cup after a last minute penalty saw them beat Ivory Cooast 2-1.

Sri Lanka won the second Test by 100 runs, and with it the series, shortly after seven o’clock in the evening. It was remarkably tense, given the apparently easy nature of the task at the start of play. There were just two balls of the match remaining when the paceman Shaminda Eranga, banged in a short ball to Jimmy Anderson, and the ball ballooned from his glove to Rangana Herath perched on the leg side. As the ball was caught, the Sri Lankan team engulfed the bowler, a writhing heap of humanity on the floor. (The Guardian)