From the Back Pages, June 20: Uruguay 2 - England 1: Luis Suarez’s double leaves England on brink of elimination

From the back pages
From the back pages

LIVERPOOL forward Luis Suarez hit a stunning double to leave England with a mountain to climb to get out of their World Cup group. (The Express)

England fans preparing for the match against Uruguay are attacked with petrol bombs and “mortars” in a bar in Sao Paulo. (The Telegraph)

Colombia beat Ivory Coast 2-1 in yet another action-packed World Cup clash on Thursday to top Group C on six points and move within touching distance of making the knockout phase for the first time since 1990. (The Independent)

Cameroon coach Volker Finke called his team’s World Cup performance “disgraceful” following their 4-0 defeat by Croatia. (The Mirror)

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of Frank Lampard coming back to manage the club in the future. (Daily Mail)

Alastair Cook hopes that returning to Headingley, the scene of his last Test century 13 months and 22 innings ago, will mark a turning point in his fortunes this week. But in his media duties on the eve of the match, he could hardly have made a worse start. (The Guardian)

Shane Warne spent most of his magnificent career needling England captains and batsmen. To judge from the comments by Alastair Cook on the eve of the second Test yesterday, when he branded Warne’s criticism as “personal”, not much has changed. (The Times)