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Andy Murray wins Wimbledon: the newspaper front and back pages

by | 8th, July 2013

DID you see Andy Murray win Wimbledon? Did you watch it all? Or are you one of the many who saw bits of it, popping in an out of the kitchen and garden to see parts of the tennis player’s momentous win? Tennis remains a minority sport. It’s not the football. But today it’s bigger. For those of you who love reading about football in the newspapers – or for that matter, politics, weather, celebs, wars etc. – you’ll having to find it amid reams and rams of Murray Mania:


The Times has a wraparound cover. It’s a photograph of joy to kickstart the working week. 

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Times backpage. Britain wins!

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Behind that brilliant photograph, the Times has another front page. 

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The Telegraph focuses on the long wait




The Sun invites us to name all the PMs since Fred Perry win the title.




The Star shows Andy Murray apparently looking a giant picture of singer Rita Orn’s bum


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The Star’s Scottish edition has no boobs and bums.




The Scotsman is succinct. Like the Times it shows the power of a great photo.





The Daily Mirror see the winner and his lover


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A headline more laboured than Murray’s final game.


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In a word, the Metro gets it.



The Mail says Murray is soon to be an Establishment figure

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The Indy thinks we want to hear what six of its writers thought of Murray’s win. 






 The i is Concise





The Guardian – when push comes to shove –  understands that sport matters.





The Express leads with love





And how the rest saw it:




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