LiveSportsday - football transfers as they happened

Summary

  1. Latest football transfer news and gossip
  2. Murray beats Krygios 6-2, 6-2
  3. Howard Webb retires from refereeing
  4. ICC will not appeal against Anderson verdict
  5. Woods granted US PGA fitness extension
  6. IPC European Swimming Championships continue
  7. GET INVOLVED: Who is the bargain buy of the summer so far?

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By Mike Henson and Marc Higginson

All times stated are UK

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Cibulkova levels with Watson

Tennis

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova takes the second set on a tie-break against Britain's Heather Watson, to level the Rogers Cup second-round tie at 6-2 6-7 in Montreal.

And with that, we're afraid Sportsday is finishing now, but you can find out how the match ends with our report a bit later on the BBC Tennis page.

Enjoy your evening. Goodnight.

Ross County's new faces

Football

Midfielder Filip Kiss returns to Ross County on a season-long loan from Cardiff City. The 23-year-old Slovakian scored six goals in 17 goals for the Staggies last season, having arrived at Victoria Park in January.

Also joining up is 25-year-old left-back Uros Celcer, with the Slovenian having left Parma without making an appearance for the Serie A club. Teenage midfielder Rosario Latouchent arrives from France.

MK Dons signing

Football

MK Dons sign midfielder Samir Carruthers from Aston Villa for an undisclosed fee, following his loan spell at the club last season.

The 21-year-old, who has signed a three-year deal, featured 28 times for the League One side in 2013-14 before a knee injury curtailed his campaign.

He made three substitute appearances during his four years at Villa Park.

"It's exciting and it's what I wanted," said Carruthers, who is currently sidelined with a thigh injury.

Benzema stays at Real

Football

Reuters

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema signs a contract extension to keep him at the club until 2019.

The 26-year-old France international joined Real in 2009 from Lyon and has scored 72 goals in 159 appearances for the La Liga club.

Done deal for Forest

Football

Nottingham Forest sign winger Michail Antonio from Sheffield Wednesday for a fee of around £1.5m.

The 24-year-old has signed a three-year deal and told BBC Radio Nottingham he wanted a new challenge and the chance to work with Reds boss Stuart Pearce.

"At Sheffield Wednesday I thought I'd got a bit to comfortable," he said. "In football you have to push boundaries and to take risks.

"I feel I can learn a lot from the boss and he can make me a better player."

Lions complete victory

Cricket

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England Lions beat Sri Lanka A by 51 runs at Taunton as the visitors collapse from 185-3 to 288 all out in pursuit of 339-5. Ravi Patel took 3-71, with Harry Gurney, Boyd Rankin and Ravi Bopara all taking two wickets apiece. Earlier, Alex Hales scored a century for the hosts.

Forest close in on Assombalonga

Football

Nottingham Forest are on the verge of sealing a £5.5m deal for Peterborough United striker Britt Assombalonga, BBC Radio Nottingham reports.

The 21-year-old has been in talks with Forest and is set to sign for a club-record fee after a medical. Assombalonga scored 33 times in 58 appearances for the League One side last season and has attracted interest from Premier League clubs

Man City confident on Mangala

Football

AFP

Manchester City remain confident of securing a deal to sign Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala for about £32m.

The 23-year-old Frenchman came close to joining City in January and has been heavily linked with a summer move. Mangala visited Manchester last month and was inadvertently pictured in a 'signing' video on the club's website, but the move is yet to be completed.

BBC Sport understands that City are not concerned by the delay, which relates to Mangala's third-party ownership.

Fulham's challenge

Football

Fulham's new right-back Tim Hoogland says their squad must gel quickly if they are to make an immediate return to the Premier League. The 29-year-old is one of nine new arrivals at Craven Cottage this summer.

"I think it is always sad when you are relegated. I think Fulham is a big club and have to be in the Premier League," he told BBC London. "We have many new players. Maybe the first games will not be the football we want to play but we have to win them."

Ameobi's Nigeria decision

Football

Newcastle forward Sammy Ameobi has opted to play for Nigeria. The 22-year-old has represented England at under-21 level but will follow his older brother Shola's lead and play for the country of their parents.

"It wasn't a difficult decision because I decided to follow my heart and I think it's the right thing to do," Ameobi told BBC Sport. "I saw Shola at the World Cup and for him to play at a major tournament like that is a big motivation."

Bayern to sign Liverpool keeper

Football

Bayern Munich agree a deal to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina. The German champions have revealed Reina will have a medical after they agreed a fee with the Reds and personal terms with the 31-year-old Spain international.

'Canaries should have kept striker'

Football

Norwich City should have kept striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel for another season, according to Canaries legend Iwan Roberts.

The 25-year-old has joined St Etienne on a season-long loan after scoring just one goal for the club following his £8.5m move last summer.

"I would have kept him for another year," Roberts told BBC Radio Norfolk. "I would have given him an opportunity to score a few goals. He's probably more suited to Championship football."

Watson takes first set

Tennis

Britain's Heather Watson takes the first set 6-2 in her Rogers Cup second round tie against 10th seed Dominika Cibulkova in Montreal. In the men's competition, France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats compatriot Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (8-6) 6-4

Cook considered position

Cricket

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Alastair Cook says he questioned his position as England captain in the past few weeks before deciding he "could not live with" walking away from the job.

Cook, 29, went into the third Test with India at Southampton under pressure to stand down, short of runs and leading a team without a Test win in a year.

But the England captain enjoyed knocks of 95 and 70 to help his side to a solid 266-run win in the third Test.

"I still feel as if I have a lot to give," Cook said. "It's a great job to have, the England captaincy. To throw it away just as it gets really tough. I couldn't live with that decision at that time."

Terry in the runs

Cricket

In county cricket's One-Day Cup, Hampshire amass 275-9 in their 50 overs against Leicestershire - Sean Terry top-scoring with 63 and Michael Carberry making 61. James Sykes takes 3-34 with the ball.

Sussex post a similarly high score against Surrey - reaching 289-8, with Ed Joyce and Craig Cachopa both scoring 58.

Meanwhile, at Canterbury, Kent bowl out Glamorgan for 209 despite Christopher Cooke hitting 73. Australian Doug Bollinger takes 5-35.

Full-match commentaries of all three matches are available online

Schurrle's delight

Football

PA

Germany World Cup winner Andre Schurrle has been talking about his momentous summer on his return to pre-season training with Chelsea.

Speaking to the club's official website, he said: "It's an amazing feeling, I feel very good. I've had a nice holiday after some big celebrations but it's nice to be back and now I'm highly motivated to do big things with Chelsea this season.

"It took a couple of days, even weeks, to realise what happened. In Germany the fans are so happy, the whole country was behind us and it was an amazing feeling.

"On our parade, there were more than one million people on the streets of Berlin and following our bus through the city. They were all celebrating with us and we had lots of fun, we were singing and dancing, and it was an amazing feeling to see so many people so happy."

IPC Swimming European Championships

Britain's Ellie Simmonds had to settle for silver in the S6 50m freestyle after she was beaten by 0.04 seconds by Ukraine's Yelyzaveta Mereshko.

"It was a great race and it's good to have new challengers coming through," said the 19-year-old four-time Paralympic champion. "I set two new personal bests in the event in the heat and the final and she pushed me all the way to that."

There was also silver for Sascha Kindred in the men's S6 50 free.

Dufner's pain in the neck

Golf

Defending champion Jason Dufner is pleased to have recovered from a neck injury in time to play in this week's US PGA at Valhalla.

"It's just an arthritic, degenerative issue that I'm probably going to be dealing with for a good bit," Dufner said. "If I can get six to eight weeks of a strength, rehab, resting programme, I feel like I can get better, but it's just something that's not going to change. I'm going to have to deal with it.

"It has been discouraging. I'm not swinging the way I would like to swing and I'm limited in what I can do."

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