From the back pages, August 15: Goals galore at Wembley as the old rivals square off in feisty affair

England beat the ‘Auld Enemy’ 3-2 after Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck and debutant Rickie Lambert struck to cancel out goals from James Morrison and Kenny Miller. (Daily Mail)
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Luis Suárez’s bid to leave Liverpool this summer appears to have been put on ice after reports in Uruguay claimed he now intends to stay with the club. (The Times)

Arsene Wenger has begun to draw up a Plan B as Arsenal struggle to land Liverpool’s Luis Suarez. Gunners boss Wenger still sees Suarez as his No.1 priority and they are likely to go back with an improved bid - but their chances of persuading the Kop club to sell appear to be fading. (The Mirror)

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GARETH BALE may not be warmly received at Real Madrid even if a transfer can be agreed after current players expressed their displeasure at the Welsman’s reported salary demands. (The Express)

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale would adapt well to life at Real Madrid says Wales manager Chris Coleman. (The Independent)

Darren Stevens, the Kent all-rounder, admitted on Wednesday he was one of nine players charged with corruption offences relating to this year’s Bangladesh Premier League. (The Telegraph)

Greg Rutherford failed to qualify for the long jump final at the world championships only a year on from winning gold at London 2012. A hamstring injury meant selection for Moscow was far from assured. Rutherford got the nod ahead of a fully fit – and rather irritated – Chris Tomlinson but was unable to repay the selectors’ faith, managing a best of 7.87 metres – well shy of the 8.35m personal best set last year. (The Guardian)