UK Back Pages: The Split Between Crystal Palace and Tony Pulis Rules Headlines

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterAugust 14, 2014


Who's got a good Tony Pulis-Crystal Palace pun? 

Pulis and Palace's shocking split over transfer disagreements just two days before the Premier League kicks off is the talk of the media on Friday's back pages. 

As are images of Stuart Broad's scars from his facial injury. But for the most part, it's all Pulis and Palace. 

Metro uses the headline "Crystal Pul-less." 

Friday's Metro back page - "It's Crystal Pu-less" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 14, 2014

Mirror has Pulis front and center but also runs a story with Paul Scholes' scathing comments about his former team. 

Friday's Daily Mirror back page - "Pulis out" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 14, 2014

Daily Mail has Scholes giving more favourable comments about Louis van Gaal but also runs a Pulis package. 

Friday's Daily Mail back page - "Pulis: I'm off!" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 14, 2014

Daily Express paints a picture of a more strained relationship between Pulis and his now-former employer. 

Friday's Daily Express back page - "Pulis in Palace revolt" #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers

— Nick Sutton (@suttonnick) August 14, 2014