From the Back Pages, September 20: Joe Hart calls for calm before Manchester derby

Joe Hart has appealed for calm ahead of Sunday’s Manchester derby following incidents that marred last season’s corresponding fixture in December which included Rio Ferdinand being struck by a coin and a home fan invading the pitch. (The Guardian)

Thursday, 19th September 2013, 9:53 pm
From the back pages

USAIN BOLT has done his bit to help Manchester United in this weekend’s derby - by trying to nobble City striker Sergio Aguero. (The Express)

Fifa has been warned by the International Olympic Committee that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar must not clash with the Winter Games. (The Telegraph)

The prospect of a winter World Cup being staged in Qatar in 2022 moved a significant step closer on Thursday when Uefa’s 54-member countries gave their overall backing to the controversial switch which would result in a radical overhaul of the football calendar. (The Independent)

Sir Alex Ferguson was thrilled to watch a reinvigorated Wayne Rooney star in Manchester United’s Champions League triumph over Bayer Leverkusen. (Daily Mail)

Andy Murray will undergo minor surgery on his back and is likely to miss the rest of the season, it’s been announced. (The Mirror)

Kimi Raikkonen could leave his Lotus team with a bill for millions of pounds in outstanding wages after revealing he has not been paid by the team. (The Times)