From the Back Pages, July 15: Brad Haddin to miss Lord’s Test for ‘personal reasons’

From the back pages
From the back pages

Brad Haddin is set to miss the second Ashes Test at Lord’s starting on Thursday for personal reasons, forcing Australia to give a debut to Peter Nevill, the reserve wicketkeeper. (The Times)

Australia have hit back at claims from England that they snubbed the opportunity of sharing a post-match drink after the First Ashes Test in Cardiff. (The Telegraph)

Rooney has been joking with me, but I’m honoured to be first German to play for United, insists Schweinsteiger. (Daily Mail)

ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists everyone benefits from Carl Jenkinson’s loan move to West Ham. (The Express)

A few hundred metres before the finish here the road swings across the rocky mountainside in a vast, shallow hairpin bend which takes just under a minute to cover at Tour de France speed. As Chris Froome rode through the bend in his yellow jersey towards the little summit which marked the finish line there was no sign of the second man on the road, Nairo Quintana, nor even of one of the motorbikes which precede key riders close to the finish. (The Guardian)

Carl Froch has announced his retirement from boxing because he claims “I have nothing left to prove”. (The Mirror)

‘Liverpool wishes Raheem well’. Reds make brief statement as Sterling completes £49m City move. (The Independent)

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