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Sun ignores Andy Murray’s epic US Open win to report on Theo Walcott’s head cold

by | 11th, September 2012

HARD cheese on Andy Murray. He wins the US Open and not a single British newspaper bothers to hold the back page, front page or a small section between the classfieds to herald his achievements. And that includes the Sun , which despite leading with a “THANK YOOOOO…to your Olympics and Paralympic heroes” , begins its sports pages with the stella news that Stoke City’s Peter Crouch “refused to be on standby for Euro 2012”.

What else does the Sun say on sport? This is the paper that brought readers : “Boorish football needs to get the Olympic message” (Steven Howard), “Our Olympic heroes have humiliated arrogant footballers” (Hunter Davies) and “How vile football is back”, by Rob Beasley.

This is followed by sports news:

Page 63: Arsenal’s Theo Walcott has a virus
Page 62: Liverpool’s Raheeem Sterling is in the England

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