From the Back Pages, October 31: FA has made £350,000 in Twitter fines since 2011

From the back pages
From the back pages

It is the fundamental rule of Twitter: Think Before You Tweet. Yet scores of people in football, ranging from global superstars to non-league officials, have broken it after they have felt the red mist descend. The consequences have included the placement of further pressure on the Football Association’s compliance unit and the realisation that an ill-advised click of a button can prove damaging and rather expensive. (The Guardian)

CHELSEA talisman Diego Costa could return for this weekend’s Premier League clash with Queens Park Rangers after being snapped in training today. (The Express)

Daniel Sturridge has suggested his injury woes could be hereditary. The Liverpool striker has managed to play just four games so far this season, playing a role in the Reds’ initially positive start to the campaign before succumbing to a thigh injury whilst training with the England team. (The Independent)

David Silva is OUT of Sunday’s Manchester derby with a knee injury and fears he could be facing three weeks on the sideline. (The Mirror)

Roy Keane says Paul Scholes snubbed interviews as a player because he ‘couldn’t be a****’ and is only now doing media work for the money. (Daily Mail)

The FA Cup final in 2022 could be moved to June to accommodate an April/May World Cup in Qatar, under proposals that the European Club Association (ECA) will submit to Fifa next week. (The Times)

Murray gains revenge and qualifies for Tour Finals. Andy Murray beats his Wimbledon conqueror Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets in Paris to ensure his place at London’s O2 ATP World Tour Finals. (The Times)