Sportsday - Tuesday 17 September as it happened

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17 September 2013 Last updated at 17:55 GMT

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  1. 1850: 

    That's it for Sportsday. Tune in to BBC Radio 5 live from 1900 BST for build up to tonight's Champions League action, where Manchester United, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are all in action.

    You can then listen to live commentary on Manchester United v Bayer Leverkusen from 1945, alongside the text offering which is available on the BBC football pages.

    We'll be back at 0800 BST tomorrow.

  2. 1845: 

    BBC Sport's Frank Keogh looks at where it all went wrong for shamed snooker player Stephen Lee who faces a lifetime ban after he was found guilty of match-fixing charges relating to seven games, including one at the World Championship.

    "For a period last year, the five-time tour title winner was one of the best potters on the planet, reclaiming his place in the top 10 as his smooth cue action helped rack up a string of impressive results," writes Keogh.

    "But behind the scenes his world was unravelling, with a web of deceit finally exposed at a tribunal which heard he teamed up with his then manager, sponsor and a friend so they could profit from his cheating."

  3. 1842: 

    You can watch Sportsday, which looks ahead to tonight's Champions League fixtures, on the BBC News channel or online right now.

  4. 1840: 

    BBC Radio Newcastle's Martin Emmerson: "Notts were all out for 78, their lowest score against Durham. But while many are thinking there were demons in the pitch I would disagree. They are the third team to fall for a new low to Durham in the last fortnight. It is just a sign of how good the bowling is.

    "Graham Onions, Chris Rushworth and Jamie Harrison took three wickets each. Rushworth became the second player after Onions this season to take 50 Championship wickets - a first for him.

    "Collingwood and Phil Mustard's seventh wicket stand brought sanity to the proceedings late afternoon after Durham had been reduced to 74-6 .

    "On a chilly morning - and a 10.15am start in autumn, we were effectively back to early season conditions and early season dismissals."

  5. 1832: 

    England pair Danny Welbeck and Phil Jones are both doubtful for Manchester United's opening Champions League game against German side Bayer Leverkusen.

    Striker Welbeck (knee) and defender Jones (ankle) both missed training today ahead of tonight's Old Trafford match. Wayne Rooney will again wear a protective headband after a recent head wound, while Shinji Kagawa (flu) could figure after returning to training.

    Kick-off is at 1945 BST with live text commentary starting shortly.

  6. 1821: 

    Former England full-back Shaun Briscoe has announced his retirement from professional rugby league after an 11-year career.

    The 30-year-old played in Super League for home-town club Wigan, Hull FC, Hull KR and Widnes before ending the 2013 season at Championship club Workington.

    He said: "Having been capped for England and enjoying a fulfilling Super League career, I have decided to hang up my boots to pursue a new chapter in the game. I owe a lot to rugby league and can now hopefully put something back."

  7. 1811: 

    Bournemouth could give a debut to record signing Tokelo Rantieafter the forward was granted a UK visa.

    Midfielder Harry Arter missed the last match with a thigh injury so if he fails to recover then Eunan O'Kane should keep his place in the side.

    Barnsley defender Martin Cranie is expected to make his first start in over a month after a knee injury.

    Midfielder Tomasz Cywka is also pushing for a return to the starting line-up after scoring against Forest.

  8. 1800: 

    An internal sporting dispute means Pakistan's hockey team will not play at next year's Commonwealth Games.

    The Pakistan Olympic Association split into two factions earlier this year, one recognised by the International Olympic Committee and the other backed by the state-run Pakistan Sports Board.

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation ignored the IOC-backed faction of the POA as it relies on the state-run board. As a result, it showed no interest in sending a team to the Glasgow Games.

    Pakistan finished sixth in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India. Their best finish was a silver medal in the 2006 Games in Melbourne.

  9. 1747: 
    Heather Watson

    Britain's Heather Watson has lost 3-6 6-3 6-4 to Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in the first round of the Korea Open. Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska cruised past Alexandra Cadantu of Romania 6-4 6-0.

  10. 1740: 

    Ulster players Tom Court and Darren Cave are notable omissions from Joe Schmidt's first Ireland squad, for a training camp next week.

    Court is missing from the 42-man squad, with Cian Healy, Dave Kilcoyne and Jack McGrath the selected loose-head props.

    Ulster players Rory Best, Tommy Bowe, Declan Fitzpatrick, Iain Henderson, Chris Henry, Paddy Jackson, Luke Marshall and Dan Tuohy are included.

  11. 1730: 

    Burnley have no new injuries worries after Saturday's 1-1 draw against Blackburn Rovers. Midfielder Junior Stanislas could start after coming off the bench to score in that match, while winger Ross Wallace (knee) is out until the new year.

    Birmingham will be without captain Paul Robinson who is serving a one-game ban for a fifth booking. Midfielder Hayden Mullins (calf) will be assessed, while striker Nikola Zigic and defender David Murphy could play.

  12. 1722: 

    Striker Demba Ba insists he can still have a long-term future at Chelsea despite being interested in joining Arsenal before the transfer deadline.

    The Senegal forward, 28, only joined the Blues from Newcastle in January but was a summer target for the Gunners. He is sure he can force his way into Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's plans.

    "I was ready to go and play [for Arsenal] but it didn't happen. I'm a good professional and will keep doing the same," Ba said.

  13. 1713: 

    Huddersfield will be hoping on-loan defender Jazz Richards receives international clearance for the visit of Charlton. Calum Woods stands by if Richards is out, while striker Jon Stead is pushing for a place in the starting XI.

    Yann Kermorgant (ankle) is doubtful for Charlton, so Marvin Sordell or recent signing Cameron Stewart could come in. Richard Wood will play at centre-half if Leon Cort fails to shake off a knock, while Chris Solly is a doubt.

  14. 1706: 

    England centre Manu Tuilagi is writing to Prime Minister David Cameron to apologise for playing a prank on him during a visit to Downing Street.

    His Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill told BBC Radio Leicester: "He has been a bit daft. He has made an error of judgement. He should know better. He is old enough and wise enough to know he shouldn't have done it.

    "We have reminded him of his responsibility and he has apologised on Twitter and he is writing to the Prime Minister to apologise if there was any offence taken."

  15. 1659: 

    Bolton manager Dougie Freedman could make changes to his side, with defenders David Wheater and Tyrone Mears. Chris Eagles (ankle), Marc Tierney (groin) and Tim Ream (hamstring) all played and Saturday so should start.

    Derby are expected to be unchanged for the trip to the Reebok Stadium. Midfielders Jeff Hendrick (ankle) and James Bailey (knee) and centre-halves Shaun Barker and Mark O'Brien (both knee) are all unavailable.

  16. 1651: 

    Bethpage Black will play host to the 2024 Ryder Cup, the PGA of America has announced. The course in New York will also be the venue for the the 2019 US PGA Championship having hosted the US Open in 2002 and 2009.

    The Black Course is a 7,486 yard, par 71 which will provide a stern test for players on both sides, with Tiger Woods being the only man in the field to shoot under par when he won the US Open there in 2002.

  17. 1644: 

    Only 17.1 overs were possible on day one of the clash between promotion-chasing Northants and Kent.

    The hosts, who went into the game 21 points clear of third-placed Essex, won the toss and put the visitors into bat.

    Kent, who are not in the promotion race, had reached 60-1 before rain forced an early finish.

    Andrew Hall had Sam Northeast caught behind for 14, while Robert Key was 17 not out and Daniel Bell-Drummond unbeaten on seven when the rain came.

  18. 1638: 

    European Rugby Cup (ERC) officials are to hold further talks on 23 October in a bid to save the Heineken Cup. Earlier this month, English and French clubs revealed they would launch an alternative competition next season. However, the ERC are still pushing to save the competition and formulate an agreement for the 2014/15 season and beyond.

  19. 1630: 

    The 20,000 tickets for the Carl Froch v George Groves fight sold out in under 11 minutes. The clash takes place on 23 November in Manchester, with Froch aiming to defend his WBA and IBF super-middleweight belts.

    "I've become a massive international superstar," said Froch. "The fights I'm involved in are always big fights, that's because I always do the business.

    "At some stage George Groves is going to have to stand in front of me and fight for survival.

    "He's going to have a visit to the canvas, and I don't think he's going to be getting back up. And if he does get back up, he will be getting smashed straight back down again."

  20. 1622:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extraCHAMPIONSHIP TEAM NEWS

    Millwall will be without Shane Lowry, who was sent off during Saturday's 5-1 drubbing by Derby. But fellow defender Alan Dunne is back from suspension and striker Steve Morison will return to the squad.

    Blackpool are without left-back Jack Robinson, banned for one match after a red card during the 2-1 win at Bournemouth on Saturday. The league leaders will take a check on defender Craig Cathcart, who has missed three games with a knee injury.

    You can listen to full match commentary of Millwall v Blackpool at 1945 BST on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

  21. 1615: 
    Sebastian Vettel

    New Jersey street race promoter Leo Hindery Jr says he fully expects the Grand Prix of America to be on the 2014 Formula 1 calendar when it is officially announced next week.

    The event dropped off the calendar this year because of financing issues, and it was not included in a draft 2014 calendar which was in circulation over the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

    "[F1 boss] Bernie [Ecclestone] told us if we stayed consistent with the rules and applications then he would expect there to be a New Jersey race," he told PA Sport. "Time-wise, we have done everything we have been told to do, and when to do it. The calendar decision will be made later this month, and although I can't guarantee anything, we fully expect to be on it."

  22. 1605: 

    Craig Conway says Brighton will need to find consistency to mount another promotion challenge this season. The 28-year-old Cardiff City winger joined the Seagulls on a three-month loan deal last week.

    He told BBC Sussex: "They brought in Keith Andrews and Stephen Ward who have played at the top level. There is quality around the squad and good strength in depth. The main thing is just consistency. If you can build that you will have a chance.


    Andrew Priestley: A successful European campaign for Man Utd will be reaching the QFs this year. We're nowhere near the likes of Bayern & Barca.

    Andrew McFarlane: Predicting an odd champions league winner, Juventus could surprise.

    Harry Pound: I think that English teams can get to quarters, after that Spanish and German teams will be tough.

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  24. 1557: 

    Judd Trump suffers a shock 5-1 loss to Michael Holt in the first round of the Shanghai Masters. Elsewhere, Marco Fu thrashed Cao Yupeng 5-0.

  25. 1548: 

    Only a brief passage of play was possible in the afternoon as Yorkshire are 90-2 with an early tea taken on day one at Leeds.

    The hosts' skipper Andrew Gale has brought up a deserved half century as he has defied the overcast conditions that saw his side reduced to 1-2 having been out in by Middlesex this morning.

  26. 1539: 

    Will Gidman took two early wickets but only 10 overs were possible on the opening day of Gloucestershire's Division Two match against Lancashire.

    Gidman took the wicket of Paul Horton in the first over for a six-ball duck and that was followed by Ashwell Prince who lasted 10 balls without scoring.

    Karl Brown smashed five fours in making 20 not out from 14 balls and Luis Reece was unbeaten on 12 when the rain came.

    Lancashire, who are already promoted, need 12 points to confirm the title.

  27. 1531: 

    Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin has backed his side to find their touch in front of goal as they await their first league goal from open play this season.

    Sunday's 0-0 draw with West Ham left them 11th with only two league goals.

    "Of course it's an issue because we can't win games at the moment, but we have very good players and it's not like we didn't create anything [on Sunday]," he told BBC Radio Solent.

    "It's just a matter of time. The only worry is if we didn't create anything."

  28. 1522: 
    Bradley Wiggins

    Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins leads the Tour of Britain after winning stage three's individual time trial.

    Wiggins, 33, blazed round the 16km (10-mile) course in 19 minutes 54 seconds to beat fellow Briton and Team Sky team-mate Ian Stannard by 32 seconds.

    Overnight leader Gerald Ciolek started the stage in Knowsley 30 seconds ahead of Wiggins but his time of 21:45 saw him lose the race leader's gold jersey.

    "I've been training throughout July and I can't tell you how many times I've been round this course," Wiggins said. "I only live 20 miles away."

  29. 1514: 

    Chairman Barry Hearn says World Snooker will be asking Ronnie O'Sullivan to name names following his match-fixing outburst on Twitter.

    In the aftermath of Stephen Lee being found guilty of fixing, O'Sullivan sent a series of tweets alleging that Lee was not the only player who had thrown matches.

    "If he has names and he knows of incidences he has an obligation and a duty to report them and failure to do so will put him in breach of his player's contract," said Hearn.

  30. 1504:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extraCOMING UP

    You can listen to full match commentary of Millwall v Blackpool at 1945 BST on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

  31. 1459: 

    Leicester City have signed Poland defender Marcin Wasilewski on a one-year deal, BBC Radio Leicester reports. The 33-year-old was a free agent, having left Anderlecht in the the summer after more than four years with the Belgian club.

  32. 1451: 

    Inter Milan have been ordered by the Italian league to play its next home match with one end of San Siro closed as punishment for fan racism.

    A 1-1 draw between Inter and Juventus on Saturday was marred by Inter fans targeting two Juventus players with racist chants.

    Inter's next home match is against Fiorentina on 26 September.


    hammam ayoub: Manchester United will reach the semi-finals, but I'm going for Real Madrid to win it this year as they look a strong team.

    Jordan Hooper: Man United don't have the team to win it, and I don't think Man City are playing well enough. Both to get our their group though.

    Eli Stone: As a MUFC fan, it is quite clear the gap between any English clubs to the likes of the Spanish and German teams.

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  34. 1440: 

    European indoor sprint champion Tezdzhan Naimova has been banned for life after testing positive for the banned steroid drostanolone, the Bulgarian athletics federation has confirmed.

    Naimova, 26, tested positive at the European indoor championships in Gothenburg last March where she won the 60 metres final in a personal best time of 7.10 seconds.

  35. 1428: 
    Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen

    Fernando Alonso was kept fully informed of Ferrari's plans to sign Kimi Raikkonen and he and the team will benefit from the Finn's return to Maranello next season, president Luca di Montezemolo has said.

    "We are not so masochistic as to sign a driver without telling Alonso," Montezemolo told Italy's Gazzetta dello Sport. "Fernando was always kept up to date about the choice of Raikkonen.

    "Raikkonen is the strongest of all, with Alonso, (Sebastian) Vettel and (Lewis) Hamilton. And Alonso is the first to be satisfied with his arrival."

  36. 1421: 

    Sir Bradley Wiggins has won the stage three time trial of the Tour of Britain.

    The Briton clocked 19:54.20 to go 32 seconds clear of Team Sky team-mate Ian Stannard.

  37. 1419: 

    Winger Pablo Hernandez will miss Swansea's first group game in the Europa League at his former club Valencia on Thursday.

    The Spaniard has been ruled out with a hamstring strain and will also miss Sunday's Premier League match at Crystal Palace.

    But the Swans striker Wilfried Bony will be fit to play in Valencia.

    He suffered a rib injury during the 2-2 draw against Liverpool in the Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium.

  38. 1406: 

    Tonight sees Manchester United take on Bayern Leverkusen and Manchester City visit Czech side Plzen in the Champions League.

    Today we want to know your thoughts as to who will win the Champions League. Can David Moyes win it in his first season in charge at Manchester United or can the blue side of Manchester outwit their close rivals to form a bid of their own. Can either of them match the power of European clubs?

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  39. 1359: 

    Australia's soccer chief Frank Lowy says his country's Football Federation (FFA) may seek compensation if the 2022 World Cup is switched to the winter.

    The FFA were one of four countries that lost out to Qatar, despite spending £25.27m on their bid.

    Qatar has temperatures of 50 degrees Celsius in June and July, so Fifa are debating holding a winter tournament for the first time.

    "Australia invested heavily in the World Cup process," Lowry said. "With increasing speculation about a change that will impact on us as one of the bidding nations, and because our competition will be affected, we have made our position public."

  40. 1351: 

    Sir Bradley Wiggins has a sensational ride in the Tour of Britain time trial to go fastest with 11 riders still to set a time. The Briton clocked 19:54.20 to go a massive 32 seconds clear of Team Sky team-mate Ian Stannard in second.

  41. 1347: 

    Britain's Alex Dowsett goes second quickest in the Tour of Britain time trial, clocking a 20:50.93, 14 seconds behind New Zealand's Jack Bauer. Sir Bradley Wiggins is still out on the course.

  42. 1342: 

    Australia's world number one Neil Robertson beats Wang Yuchen of China 5-1 in the first round of the Shanghai Masters. England's Mark Davis beat Ali Carter 5-2 while Barry Hawkins thrashed David Gray 5-0.

  43. 1336: 
    Gareth Bale

    Gareth Bale is in line to make his Champions League debut for Real Madrid in their Champions League Group B game at Galatasaray this evening.

    The 24-year-old scored on his debut for the Spanish side on Saturday after his £85.3m world record move from Tottenham.

    Real coach Carlo Ancelotti could start with Bale on the bench as the forward returns to match fitness.

    The Bernabeu outfit are aiming for a 10th European Cup win but have not won the competition since 2002.

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    Ian M: Lets not forget the last day of League 1 last season, Brentford miss a 94 min penalty, then Doncaster score to become champs!

    Danny Puttock: Let's not forget about Michael Duberry's hat-trick for Oxford Utd against Hereford.

    Paul Booth: Cole and Yorke both on a hat-trick against Forrest, Solskjaer comes off the bench to get 4 in 10 minutes.

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  45. 1326: 

    Bardiani rider Stefano Pirazzi is currently the fastest finisher in the Tour of Britain time trial. Manxman Mark Cavendish slots into second, just four seconds adrift of Pirazzi. Britain's Alex Dowsett has just set off, with Sir Bradley Wiggins set to go at 1333 BST.

  46. 1325: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Jon Walters

    Stoke forward Jon Walters endured one of the worst afternoons imaginable in January 2013 - scoring two own goals and missing a penalty as then Tony Pulis' side lost their unbeaten home record in a 4-0 thrashing by Chelsea.

    In what proved to be a miserable day for Stoke, Walters got the ball rolling by thumping Eden Hazard's cross into his own net, before doing the same under pressure from Frank Lampard.

    Then to cap off the day, after solo strikes from Lampard and Hazard, Walters blazed over a late penalty.

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  47. 1320: 
    Lewis Hamilton

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who is 81 points behind championship leader Sebastian Vettel, says the Marina Bay circuit, which hosts this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, "really suits" his style.

    "It's quite a testing circuit and you need to work the car hard the whole way round the lap to make the most of the tight corners and braking zones. We've had a tough couple of weekends in Belgium and Italy but I know that everyone at the team is determined to bounce back from here."

  48. 1312: 

    The BBC's Kevin Hand at Leeds: "Andrew Gale and Kane Williamson did admirably well to help Yorkshire to 63-2 as rain brought a slightly early lunch on day one at Leeds.

    "Middlesex put the hosts in and reduced them to 1-2 as Corey Collymore and Tim Murtagh gave the batsman a torrid time in more than favourable bowling conditions."

  49. 1309: 

    Martin Emmerson, BBC Radio Newcastle at Durham: "Durham just keep breaking records. You can now add Notts to the list of teams bowled out in recent weeks for a record low score against them. Today's demolition took 26.3 overs as Notts were dismissed for 78, having elected to bat in this unusual 10.15am start.

    "Rikki Wessels was the highest scorer with 17. Graham Onions took 3-30, Jamie Harrison 3-4 and Chris Rushworth 3-24 as he passed 50 championship wickets in a season for the first time. Durham's lead at the top is now 30.5 points over Yorkshire.

    "We are starting at 1015 BST each day to give Notts extra time to travel to Lords on Friday evening for the YB40 final. They could well be heading there on Thursday. It will take an amazing turn of events for this to run four days now."

  50. 1306: 

    Clive Eakin, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire at Edgbaston: "Heavy rain brought an early end to the morning session of the match at Edgbaston.

    "Surrey, who desperately need the win if they're to avoid relegation have reached 59 for 2 with Vikram Solanki and Hashim Amla surviving the overcast conditions.

    "Earlier Warwickshire bowler Keith Barker got movement in the air to claim the wickets of Dom Sibley and Rory Burns."

  51. 1304: 

    The Tour of Britain time trial is under way on what is a pan-flat course. Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick-Step) has just headed out.

    Here are a few other notable start times. 13:09 - Nairo Quintana (Movistar) 13:25 - Alex Dowsett (Movistar), 13:31 - Ian Stannard (Team Sky), 13:33 - Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), 13:34 - Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp).

  52. 1300: 

    Former world champion Dennis Taylor speaks to BBC Radio 5 live about Stephen Lee, who has been found guilty of snooker match-fixing.

    "For such a talented player, if he gets banned for life, what a loss to the game," said Taylor. "He should never have been involved in the first place, because he had the ability to become world champion. It's very sad. When you think the amount they're talking about - £80,000, over a five-year period, the way he was playing, he could have earned hundreds of thousands of pounds."

  53. 1253: 

    1948: Legendary Australian Don Bradman played his last innings on British soil in Aberdeen, scoring 123 against Scotland.

    1998: Croatia World Cup star Robert Jarni abandoned a £2.6m move to Coventry after previously agreeing to join the Highfield Road club, and signed a three-year contract with Real Madrid.

    1999: Peter Nicol became Britain's first men's world squash champion following his victory over Ahmed Barada in the final of the Al-Ahram Men's World Open Championship in Egypt.

  54. 1245: 

    Leeds United manager Brian McDermott is looking to the past in his determination to make Elland Road an intimidating venue for opposing teams.

    McDermott's players are recreating some of the pre-match rituals made famous by Don Revie's side in the early 1970s.

    The Leeds boss told BBC Radio Leeds his players should be aware of the club's history and embrace it rather than see it as a burden.

    "I have a great respect for history, and when you have a club with a rich history like Leeds United, you have to respect that," he said.

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    Keely Mcdonough: I remember a 4-4 draw between Arsenal v Liverpool classic 2009. Every time I walked in to the room someone scored.

    TARRANTINO: Rooney's 'hat trick' versus Stoke City last season. OG and two for MUFC, prolific!

    Ben Dunbar: Frankie Bunn scored 6 against Scarborough in Oldham's 7-0 victory. Still a record today nearly 24 years on.

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  56. 1237: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Jonathan Woodgate

    Jonathan Woodgate suffered a torrid Real Madrid debut, scoring a spectacular own goal and then being sent off against Athletic Bilbao. in September 2005.

    In the first half, Woodgate stooped to clear a Joseba Etxeberria shot only to head the ball past Iker Casillas.

    Woodgate was then red-carded midway through the second half after picking up a second yellow card. Despite the former Newcastle United defender's sending off Real went on to comfortably beat Bilbao 3-1.

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  57. 1231:  
    Robbie Savage, BBC Radio 5 liveFOOTBALL

    In his regular BBC Sport column on football tactics, Robbie Savage watches Liverpool return to the top of the Premier League table with a hard-fought draw against Swansea.

    "Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey will grab the headlines after playing a part in all four goals in an entertaining 2-2 draw against his old club, and he deserves credit for not letting his head drop after making some costly errors.

    "But we saw at the Liberty Stadium how important Philippe Coutinho has been to Liverpool's good start to the season, because they were not the same side when he went off injured."


    Charlie Carmichael: Has to be Liverpool's 2005 Champions League final comeback from 3-0 down #madness.

    Jake Beech: Angel missing a penalty for Villa then running down the other end and scoring an own goal all in a tragic 60 seconds.

    Sean Cook: What about Aston Villa's 6-4 win in the League Cup Semi-Final? 1-0 up after first leg, go 2-0 down to come back and win!

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  59. 1216:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extraCRICKET

    County Championship leaders Durham bowl out Nottinghamshire for 78 in first innings.

    You can listen to ball-by-ball commentary of this match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

  60. 1208: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Tom Naylor, who conceded two own goals and gave away a penalty

    Newport County's Tom Naylor endured the ultimate defensive nightmare after not only scoring two own goals, but then capping a disastrous afternoon by conceding a match-winning penalty to hand Morecambe a 3-2 win in League Two just last weekend.

    County manager Justin Edinburgh said: "Everything that could go wrong went wrong. Good players bounce back and get stronger from that and I have no doubt that's what he'll do because he's a very good player."

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  61. 1204:  
    BBC Radio 5 live sports extraCRICKET

    Nottinghamshire, who won the toss, are currently 72-9 against Durham in their County Championship match at Chester-le-Street. Durham head the Division One table by 27.5 points from Yorkshire.

    You can listen to ball-by-ball commentary of this match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

  62. 1159: 

    Great Britain's under-23 wheelchair basketball team have lost their bronze medal match against Australia at the World Championships 2013 in Adana, Turkey.

    GB under-23 captain Richard Sargent said, "It was heart breaking to lose by just one basket for the second time in my international career. However we matched the best success of any other GB U23 team by coming fourth in the world, I'm so proud of all the team."

  63. 1154:  
    Conor McNamara, BBC Radio 5 liveFOOTBALL
    Manchester City

    "Vincent Kompany played a full active role in training for Manchester City last night. The Belgian has been out injured since leaving the field with 20 mins to go during the opening game of the season against Newcastle.

    "Kompany led the team on their warm-up run around the pitch, went through a series of stretching exercises and played in a practice game across the pitch.

    "Manager Manuel Pellegrini said yesterday that Kompany would only take part in the game if he is 100% fit. It could be an important week for Kompany to make his comeback with the Derby against Manchester United to come on Sunday.

    "It's cloudy and windy here in Plzen where Manchester City will hope to get off to a better start to this Champions League campaign than they have done in the previous two years. Last year City lost away at Real Madrid, the year before they opened with a home draw against Napoli."

  64. 1145: 

    Massimiliano Allegri believes Celtic's visit to the San Siro is already a crucial game despite it being the opener in Champions League Group H.

    With Barcelona and Ajax also in the section, any points dropped at home by his AC Milan side could be terminal.

    "We can't afford to slip up against Celtic on Wednesday," the coach said after a 2-2 draw at home to Torino.

    "At the moment, our defensive play is just not where it should be - and I'm talking about as a team."

  65. 1135: 

    Since 2003, who are the FIVE teams to both win and lose a Champions League final?

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  66. 1133: 

    Warrington's Lee Briers has avoided a suspension after being charged with punching during his side's win over Leeds Rhinos on Saturday.

    Half-back Briers submitted an Early Guilty Plea to the offence, meaning he will be available for Warrington's Super League play-off semi-final on Thursday, 26 September.


    Mr. Yousuf: Newcastle 4-4 Arsenal! Great from a neutrals perspective, painful from a Gunners fans.

    Steve Hancock: St Albans City player Wilfred Minter scored all of City's seven goals in an 8-7 defeat by Dulwich Hamlet in the FA Cup in 1922.

    Jack Jeffree: Michael Pook's hat-trick to help Cheltenham make a four goal comeback in the last six minutes to beat Burton 6-5 in 2010.

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  68. 1125: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Faustino Asprilla

    It's September 17, 1997 and Newcastle United are about to embark on their first Champions League campaign against European giants Barcelona.

    After finishing runners-up in the Premier League to Manchester United the previous season, without the injured Alan Shearer, and with the summer departure of Les Ferdinand to Tottenham, Newcastle were without a prolific goal-scorer.

    But up stepped Colombian striker Faustino Asprilla, who went on to score a hat-trick in a 3-2 win at St James' Park to play his part in one of the greatest matches in Newcastle United's history.

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  69. 1120: 

    The riders go in reverse order in today's Tour of Britain time trial, so Germany's Ciolek will be the last man to tackle the pan-flat course. He is scheduled to head out at 13:54 BST, two minutes after Britain's Simon Yates, who starts the day in second.

    Jonathan Mould of Team UK Youth is the first man out on the course at 12:01 and the riders will follow at one-minute intervals, apart from the top 10 who are at two-minute intervals.

    Some notable names to look out for: 13:04 - Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick-Step), 13:09 - Nairo Quintana (Movistar) 13:25 - Alex Dowsett (Movistar), 13:31 - Ian Stannard (Team Sky), 13:33 - Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), 13:34 - Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp).

  70. 1115: 
    Sir Bradley Wiggins

    Sir Bradley Wiggins survived a crash on stage two of the Tour of Britain and is favourite to take the race lead by winning today's third stage - a 16km (10-mile) individual time trial which starts and finishes at Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside.

    The Olympic time trial champion starts the day 30 seconds behind race leader Gerald Ciolek but he faces stiff competition, not least from fellow Brit Alex Dowsett.

    Movistar rider Dowsett is the reigning British time trial champion - in fact he has won the last three - and beat Wiggins to win an individual time trial stage at the Giro d'Italia earlier this month.


    Chris Simmonds: Champions League final 2012. Drogba gets the equaliser, concedes a penalty which is saved before scoring the winning penalty!

    Ian M: 25 September 1982, Kerry Dixon scored four goals for Reading yet still finished on the wrong side of a 7-5 defeat to Doncaster.

    Andy Brown: Mark Viduka scoring all four Leeds' goals in a 4-3 win over Liverpool... Astonishing!

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  72. 1110: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcfootball
    Paul Barnes

    Striker Paul Barnes was with then League One side Burnley for just over sixteen months - making 65 appearances and scoring 30 goals, before a move to Huddersfield Town in 1998.

    After playing eight league and cup matches without scoring, along came Stockport County to Turf Moor on 5 October 1996. Before the break he had netted twice and he was not deterred when County pulled two goals back, scoring three more in the second half in a 5-2 win. He became the first Burnley player since Andy Lochhead to score five goals in a game and only the sixth in the club's history.

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  73. 1107: 

    World number three Judd Trump believes any snooker player found guilty of match-fixing "should be chucked out of the game", as fellow player Stephen Lee awaits his punishment for match-fixing.

    Lee was found guilty of fixing seven games in 2008 and 2009, including a World Championship match. His penalty will be announced on 24 September, with snooker's governing body expected to push for a life ban.

    Trump admits match-fixing in snooker "does surprise me", but feels it is "ruining the game".

  74. 1059: 

    Englishman Paul Clement has told BBC Sport about his rise from a PE teacher in London to becoming an assistant coach to Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid.

    He is now seen as a key figure in helping new world-record signing Gareth Bale settle into the Spanish capital.

    Clement joined Ancelotti at Real after a title-winning season in France with Paris St-Germain.


    robski: Leeds 1-0 to Birmingham, Zigic equalises in the 30th minute, hour into the game he gets a 7 minute hat trick game ends 1-4.

    George Garrett: Brede Hangeland once scored at both ends for Fulham vs Man Utd in the last 10 mins of the game - Mr Pendulum.

    Andrew Roberts: Once saw a Wrexham v Oxford game in mid the 90's which Wrexham won 3-2 and scored all 5 goals.

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  76. 1042: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Andrey Arshavin

    Midfielder Andrey Arshavin spent four seasons at Arsenal, making over 105 appearances and scoring 23 goal before heading to Zenit Saint Petersburg in June 2013.

    On 21 April 2009, Arshavin's remarkable four-goal haul delivered a serious blow to Liverpool's title ambitions in what ended in a 4-4 draw at Anfield.

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  77. 1037: 

    Spain's Javier Gomez won his third ITU World Triathlon title as he beat Britain's Jonathan Brownlee in a sprint finish at the Grand Final in London on Sunday.

    Jonathan Brownlee told BBC Radio 5 live: "Tactically I'm not the best and maybe I shouldn't have gone to the front and worked really really hard for the 400m beforehand."

    Olympic champion Alistair, who struggled with an ankle injury on the run and finished well down the field, added: "I had actually planned to pull out and I had a physio out on the course, shouting at me to pull out if I started looking really bad but when it came to it I just couldn't do it, I had to finish."

  78. 1029: 

    James Forrest has been ruled out of Celtic's Champions League game against AC Milan at the San Siro on Wednesday night.

    The Hoops winger missed the Scottish Premiership win over Hearts on Saturday with an ongoing sciatica problem - but has also taken ill and was absent when the squad met up at Glasgow airport this morning ahead of their flight to Italy for the opening Group H fixture.

  79. 1023: 
    Sir Stirling Moss

    Sir Stirling Moss, who won 16 F1 grands prix but never a World Championship, turns 84 today. The Briton came closest to the title in 1958, when he lost out on becoming Britain's first world champion to Ferrari's Mike Hawthorn by a single point despite winning four races to his rival's one.

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    mrwriterman: Jonathan Woodgate - big money move to Real Madrid, classic OG and red card on debut.

    Nick Rewcastle: Michael Svensson scored at both ends for #saintsfc in a dramatic 2-2 draw v Fulham in 2003 & GK Antti Niemi almost scored.

    Jack Simpson: Tom Naylor's game for Newport at the weekend has to take some beating. Two own goals and one penalty conceded...Gutting!

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  81. 1016: 

    Dame Kelly Holmes has backed Wales' Non Stanford to take on a triathlon-10,000m double at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

    After winning the world triathlon title in London at the weekend Stanford said she is pondering that challenge.

    Holmes helped mentor Stanford, 24, when she was a teenager. "In terms of her being a credible [10,000m] performer at that level, absolutely," said 2004 Athens Olympics double gold medallist Holmes.

  82. 1006: 
    FOOTBALL CRAZY #bbcsportsday
    Chris Nicholl

    Centre-back Chris Nicholl was a dominant figure at the heart of Aston Villa's defence for more than five seasons, yet he is best remembered for his goalscoring achievements.

    At Filbert Street in March 1976 he contrived to score all four goals - two into his own net - as Villa drew 2-2 with Leicester City.

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  83. 1001: 

    Britain's third seed Laura Robson beats Jovana Jaksic of Serbia 6-2 6-4 in the first round of the Guangzhou International.

  84. 0956: 

    England pair Danny Welbeck and Phil Jones are both doubtful for Manchester United's opening Champions League game against German side Bayer Leverkusen tonight.

    Striker Welbeck (knee) and defender Jones (ankle) both missed training on Monday ahead of the match at Old Trafford.

    Wayne Rooney will again wear a protective headband after a recent head wound, while Shinji Kagawa (flu) could figure after returning to training.

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    Dale Wright: Tom Naylor on Saturday for Newport, 2 own goals and conceded a penalty...

    James Culverhouse: ‏Michael Duberry once scored two own goals and then a 90th minute equaliser while playing for Oxford.

    James Ash: Mark Viduka stole the show for Leeds against Liverpool in 2002. Four goals to complete a thrilling comeback.

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  86. 0948: 
    Barry Hearn

    World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn says every one of the sport's matches is now being monitored to ensure cheats are caught, after Stephen Lee was found guilty of match fixing.

    The former world number five faces a career-ending ban following the verdict at an independent tribunal last week.

    Hearn says weeding out match fixers is crucial to the sport's integrity.

    He told BBC Radio 5 live: "The message is 'we can't stop you but we are going to catch you'."

  87. 0940: 

    Saracens will give Bath fans a full refund on their tickets if centre Gavin Henson scores in Sunday's Premiership match between the two sides.

    The London side top the Premiership and host third-placed Bath at Allianz Park. Fans will need a Bath postcode as their home address to qualify for a refund.

    The Welshman has yet to score in Bath's opening two league games, coming on as a first-half replacement in their season-opening 21-0 victory over Newcastle and starting in Saturday's 27-10 defeat of Leicester.

  88. 0936: 

    Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan: I've heard there's many more players who throw snooker matches. I suppose Steve lee was just caught out.

    Stephen Lee has been found guilty of match-fixing charges in what officials have called "the worst case of snooker corruption we've seen".

  89. 0932: 

    Northampton Saints have made Tony Hewitt their new chairman.

    Hewitt, who has been involved with Saints for 25 years, held the role of acting-chairman since June and the late Leon Barwell's illness.

    Hewitt said: "It is certainly a massive responsibility and I am committed to maintaining our record of investment and growth, while also continuing open communications with our supporters."

  90. 0928: 

    Former world number nine Marin Cilic, 24, says he will appeal against a nine-month doping ban imposed on him after he tested positive for the banned stimulant nikethamide.

    "I will be appealing that decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport very shortly," Cilic said in statement. "I wish to emphasize that I have never knowingly or deliberately taken any banned substance in my life and that I am opposed to any use of performance-enhancing substances in sport."

  91. 0920: 

    Michel Platini has postponed a decision on whether he will run for the Fifa presidency until the World Cup next year but admits it would be "heartbreaking" to leave European Football's governing body Uefa.

    Platini, the 58-year-old Uefa president, made his position clear at a meeting of European associations in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

    He told the meeting: "I will take my decision during or after the Fifa World Cup and not before.

    "I deeply love Uefa and it would be heartbreaking to choose another path but at the same time the question continuously crops up and it is a legitimate one."

  92. 0912: 

    AC Milan midfielder Kaka has asked to go without pay as he recovers from a thigh injury picked up in his first game since rejoining the Italian side.

    The Brazil international, 31, was substituted in the 70th minute of the Rossoneri's 2-2 draw at Torino.

    He returned to Milan on a free earlier this month after leaving for Real Madrid for a world-record £56m in 2009.

  93. 0905: 

    Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is back in the top 10 of the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers after he jumped six places to eighth in the latest update.

    The latest rankings were released after Australia beat England by 49 runs in the fifth and final ODI at the Rose Bowl, Southampton, on Monday night to claim the series 2-1.

    Johnson picked up five wickets in the series against England and returned to the top 10 for the first time since October 2011, when he was ranked fourth.

  94. 0857: 
    Manu Tuilagi

    England centre Manu Tuilagi has apologised for playing a prank on Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to Downing Street on Monday.

    Tuilagi made a 'bunny' gesture with two fingers behind the Conservative Party leader's head while posing for a photo with British and Irish Lions players.

    The squad were attending a function to honour their series win in Australia.

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    Josh Walton: Thierry Henry pretty much single-handedly destroyed Inter Milan, when Arsenal won 5-1 in 2003.

    Andrew Priestley: Jon Walters when he scored two own goals and missed a penalty vs Chelsea. Finished the game with -4 Fantasy Football points!

    Paddy Emmerson: I managed a team in the Cambs Sunday League and one of my sides scored a hat-trick of own goals in a 3-3 draw, top of the table clash.

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  96. 0846: 

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says his team "showed character" and "defensive resilience" during their 2-2 away draw against Swansea City.

    Swansea midfielder and former Liverpool player Jonjo Shelvey had a hand in all four goals, scoring the first after 87 seconds before two wayward passes allowed in-form Daniel Sturridge and debutant Victor Moses to put the Reds in front.

    Shelvey then headed to Michu who equalised for the Swans in the second-half to end Liverpool's 100% start to the season.

  97. 0838: 

    With promotion already secured, Lancashire have skipper Glen Chapple back from injury as they look to wrap up the Division Two title against Gloucestershire at Bristol. Karl Brown also comes into the side in place of Simon Katich, who has returned to Australia.

    Northants will again be without injured David Willey and bring in seamer Lee Daggett for Trent Copeland for their home game against Kent and they have a 21-point advantage over Essex, the only side that can pip them to the second promotion place.

    Essex have England's Ravi Bopara in their squad for a home fixture against Glamorgan, for whom Michael Hogan needs five wickets to reach 100 in all competitions this summer.

    Meanwhile, Leicestershire play Hampshire at Grace Road, with former England seamer Matthew Hoggard hoping to make a farewell appearance for the home side after announcing his retirement last week.

  98. 0829: 

    Mahamadou Diarra, 32, could earn a new contract with Fulham after making his comeback from a long-term knee injury in the development squad's win at Reading on Monday. The defensive midfielder's contract ran out in the summer. (Daily Mirror)

    Chelsea and Manchester United may be put on alert after 25-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski's agent claimed he has held talks with Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis about a move to the Italian club. (Daily Express)

    Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly believes Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has flirted with a move to the Blues this summer in order to get a new deal at the Old Trafford club. (Daily Star)

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    Jonjo Shelvey

    Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey had a hand in all four goals as his old club Liverpool moved back to the top of the Premier League with an exciting draw last night.

    But when have you seen one player play a key role in match outcome? Whether it's scoring at both ends? A few own goals and yet heading in a last minute winner or even scoring all the goals.

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  100. 0811: 

    Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup says that midfielder Jonjo Shelvey will "learn" from his mistakes after playing a part in all four goals in the 2-2 draw against Liverpool.

    The 21-year-old former Liverpool player scored for the Swans after just 87 seconds, but his slack pass allowed in-form striker Daniel Sturridge to equalise less than two minutes later. Victor Moses put the Reds ahead after another mistake from Shelvey.

    However, Shelvey atoned by heading the ball on for Michu to equalise and end Liverpool's 100% start.


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