From the Back Pages, October 10: Spain humbled by delirious Slovakia

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Spain lost their first qualifying game in eight years after being humbled by Slovakia. (The Guardian)

England 5 San Marino 0: Miserable was the word that came to Roy Hodgson’s mind, briefly, when he contemplated some of the qualifying matches that England would face in their inevitable procession towards Euro 2016. So, with that in mind, it feels relatively uplifting to say that last night felt about as productive as the habitual turkey-shoot against San Marino can be. (The Times)

Sol Campbell believes he should replace Gary Neville as England coach. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United have no chance of signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, claims agent Jorge Mendes. (The Telegraph)

ROY HODGSON has lavished praise upon his England stars and the Wembley crowd after the Three Lions cruised to a 5-0 win over San Marino. (The Express)

Italian giants Inter Milan are trying to do a January deal for Tottenham misfit Roberto Soldado. And Spurs may consider letting him go if they make a move for Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar who will be sold for a cut-price £3million. (The Mirror)

Roy Keane has admitted he does not know if he will ever forgive Sir Alex Ferguson after branding criticism of some of his former Manchester United players “ridiculous”. (The Indepedent)