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Egypt soccer riot kills 74, England to axe Terry? Yacob to Arsenal FC? Thursday's back pages

Egyptian Al-Ahly players escape from the field as fans of Al-Masry team rush after them during riots that erupted after the football match between the two teams in Port Said, 220 kms northeast of Cairo, on February 1, 2012. At least 73 people were killed and hundreds injured in the violence that eru (credit: AFP/Getty Images)
The top stories making Thursday's back pages in the UK...

The Sun: The FA have been warned there could be a 'toxic' atmosphere in the England dressing room if John Terry goes to Euro 2012. 

Also: Neil Warnock would 'jump at the chance' to take over at Leeds.


Daily Mirror: FA chiefs could order Fabio Capello not to select John Terry for Euro 2012 after his alleged racist abuse trial was set for the week following the tournament. 

Also: Arsenal have made preliminary moves to sign midfielder Claudio Yacob from Argentina's Racing Club, and could snap up the player on a free transfer in the summer.

And: Tottenham and Fulham are still eyeing up a move for Wigan striker Hugo Rodallega.

Plus: Ken Bates faces more fury from Leeds fans after axing Simon Grayson as boss yesterday.


Daily Star: Roberto Mancini is facing a revolt that could derail Manchester City's title chances. 

Also: Fraizer Campbell made it two goals in two games with a stunner for Sunderland.


Daily Mail: John Terry faces calls to be stripped of the England captaincy and suspended from international football until after his racism case has been heard in July.

Also: Former Tottenham midfielder Hossam Ghaly was caught up in horrific scenes last night as at least 74 people were killed and 1,000 injured at a match in the Egyptian city of Port Said.


Daily Express: Djibril Cisse took just 12 minutes to make his mark back in the Premier League last night. 

Also: The Football Association are coming under increasing pressure to address the issue of whether John Terry should remain as England captain after being warned their pursuit of success at Euro 2012 faces being jeopardised by a "toxic" dressing room.


Metro: Arsenal forward Andrey Arshavin, 30, has vowed to stay with the club until the end of the season, rejecting a move to Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.

Also: John Terry was last night told he should stand down as England skipper until the conclusion of his court case later this year.

And:  Arsenal made it four league games without a win as their top-four aspirations suffered another blow at Bolton.


Daily Telegraph: Harry Redknapp was involved in angry exchanges with the police officer who led the four-year inquiry into his personal affairs and the lead prosecution barrister as he took the stand at his trial on charges of tax evasion on Wednesday. 

Also: The pressure was growing on the Football Association last night to announce whether John Terry would remain as England captain when his criminal trial over allegations that he racially abused Anton Ferdinand was set for July 9, after the Euro 2012 finals have ended.


The Times: The Football Association faced growing pressure last night to remove the England captaincy from John Terry while he waits to stand trial on racial abuse charges. 

Also: QPR must have thought they had bought themselves a swift remedy for their relegation ills as Djibril Cisse scored on his Barclays Premier League debut for a third different club.


The Guardian: Steve Morgan, the Wolverhampton Wanderers owner, was so upset with the 3-0 home defeat against Liverpool on Tuesday night that he went into the dressing room after the final whistle and delivered a scathing attack on the players. 

Also: Fabio Capello has been warned the atmosphere in the England camp at this summer's European Championship will be "toxic" if he persists with his plans to include John Terry and the Football Association decides against overruling the national team manager.


The Independent: Harry Redknapp yesterday turned angrily on a detective whom he accused of "staring" him down in court after describing his wife Sandra's terror at a police raid on his home, on the eighth day of his trial for tax evasion. 

Also: The Football Association will come under growing pressure to review John Terry's position as captain of England after his trial over allegations of racial abuse was set for after this summer's European Championship.
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