From the Back Pages, April 14: Liverpool make giant stride toward Premier League title on historic day

At the end of this truly extraordinary match, as Anfield reverberated in raucous celebration, an emotional Steven Gerrard gathered his team-mates in a huddle and, his voice hoarse, tried to make himself heard above the din. “Listen, this is gone,” the Liverpool captain shouted. “We go Norwich. Exactly the same. We go together. Come on.” (The Times)

From the back pages
From the back pages

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was overcome with joy after seeing his side beat Manchester City 3-2 - and go five points clear at the top of the Premier League table. (The Mirror)

Manuel Pellegrini: Liverpool must win all four or Manchester City will steal Premier League title. (The Telegraph)

Jose Mourinho refused to come out and speak for his post-game press conference but, on this occasion, he wouldn’t have been able to spin it or downplay it: Chelsea have a huge say in this title race. (The Independent)

Their fans are split over whether their name should feature City or Tigers but one thing Hull supporters can now agree on is that it is wonderful to be able to call their team FA Cup finalists. Never before in the club’s 110-year existence have they had that pleasure. (The Guardian)

Rio Ferdinand insists that he wants to continue ‘living the dream’ at Manchester United beyond this summer, but admitted that his future may lie elsewhere. (Daily Mail)

CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN has hinted a move away from Tottenham in the near future despite recently expressing his desire to stay this summer. (The Express)