From the Back Pages, November 6: Martin O’Neill confirmed as new Republic of Ireland coach, with Roy Keane his assistant

From the back pages
From the back pages

The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed the appointment of Martin O’Neill as the new Republic of Ireland coach. The FAI also confirmed that Roy Keane, whose relationship with the organisation has at times been fractious, has been installed as O’Neill’s assistant. (The Mirror)

An Alvaro Negredo hat-trick helped Manchester City beat CSKA Moscow and reach the last 16 for the first time ever. (The Guardian)

Robin van Persie missed a penalty that had been awarded controversially and Javier Hernandez fired a great chance over the bar as Manchester United drew with minnows Real Sociedad. (Daily Mail)

Fernando Torres will miss Chelsea’s Champions League match with Schalke at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday after taking no part in training today. (The Times)

Chelsea v Schalke: Jose Mourinho warns Blues he will not tolerate more complacency as shown against Newcastle. (The Telegraph)

Adnan Januzaj stamp: Fulham defender Sascha Riether admits guilt in apologetic tweet to Manchester United forward. (The Independent)

MANCHESTER UNITED and Aston Villa icon Dwight Yorke has called for Paul Lambert to give Christian Benteke a break from penalty duty. (The Express)