From the Back Pages, August 15: Tony Pulis in Palace revolt! Boss LEAVES Crystal Palace after showdown talks with chairman

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TONY PULIS - the Premier League manager of the Season – has left Crystal Palace “by mutual consent” after a row with chairman Steve Parish. (The Express)

Luis Suarez ban: Four-month playing ban upheld by CAS, but forward can train with Barcelona. (The Mirror)

Liverpool are revving up their attempts to keep Raheem Sterling from Real Madrid’s clutches by offering the wonderkid a bumper new contract. (Daily Mail)

Paul Scholes column: Louis van Gaal looks a scary man. Good. He has already restored the fear factor at Manchester United. (The Independent)

To appreciate why Everton are in such good hands with Roberto Martínez, one need only listen to him talk about Ross Barkley, describing how the 20-year-old can become “an England great” yet also reminding the attacking midfielder that his club place is not guaranteed, that persistence is required. (The Telegraph)

Alastair Cook described Jimmy Anderson as “the most skilful bowler in the world” on the eve of the fifth Test against India at The Kia Oval. England have a 2-1 series lead going into a match that may yet see their premier swing bowler take the seven wickets he needs to reach 383 and draw level with Ian Botham as England’s most prolific Test-wicket taker. (The Guradian)

Gold continues to elude William Sharman. At the Commonwealth Games two weeks ago, a slight stumble after clipping a hurdle late on resulted in him having to settle for silver. Last night, in Zurich, the same happened. They were costly errors. (The Times)