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By Jamie Lillywhite and Adam Williams

All times stated are UK

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Good evening

That's all from the Sportsday team for today - the service will resume from 08:00 on Tuesday.


pass you over to Tom Rostance and the team who will be keeping an eye on the action from Basle.

They'll have the England team news as soon as it's confirmed.

Fletcher still optimistic


Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher is remaining optimistic about Scotland's European Championship qualification prospects despite their

2-1 defeat by Germany in Dortmund on Sunday.

The Scottish captain said: "We went there [Germany] and showed we can compete and if we take that performance into other games, then I am sure we will be fine."

Scotland's next qualifier is at home to Georgia next month who lost their opening match

2-1 against Republic of Ireland.

New deals for Surrey pair


Matt Dunn and Freddie Van den Bergh

Surrey fast bowler Matthew Dunn and left-arm spinner Freddie Van den Bergh have

signed new deals with the club.

Dunn has agreed a new three-year contract while Van Den Bergh has signed until the end of the 2015 season.

Dettori misses out on Arc favourite

Horse Racing

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Frankie Dettori has lost the ride on Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe favourite Treve, with Thierry Jarnet confirmed as replacement.

The change for the race on 5 October has been made at the request of trainer Criquette Head-Maarek.

That's despite Dettori being owner Sheikh Joaan Al Thani's retained rider.

Jarnet won the Arc on Treve in October 2013 when Dettori was out injured.

Double own goals in Khimki


Like London buses - two own goals have come along in quick succession in the Group G qualifier between Russia and Liechtenstein.

Mario Frick looks a little embarrassed having diverted a right foot touch into his own net on 50 minutes.

Fabio Capello doesn't look too disappointed about the manner in which his side have doubled their advantage though.

They then stretch their lead to 3-0 through a Dmitri Kombarov penalty four minutes later.

Blatter's video ref vision


Sepp Blatter
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Want to hear more about Sepp Blatter's idea for a

video challenge system in football?

He explains the system would allow managers and coaches to challenge an official's decision during a stoppage in play.

It could be trialled as soon as next year in Fifa's under-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

Win, lose or draw - the result


The results from our latest vote ahead of Switzerland v England are in.

Just over a quarter are backing an England win (25.9%) with the draw (39.4%) just shading an opening day defeat (34.6%).

A big thank you to those who voted - find out later if the majority got it right.

Half time lead for Russians


The first 45 minutes are up in Khimki, where Russia have a 1-0 half time lead over Liechtenstein in Group G.

Looks like The Dubious Goals Panel has been in action again though.

Sergei Ignashevich has had his fourth minute strike taken away from him - it's now been credited an an own goal to Martin Buchel.

Charge for Wildcats' Tautai

Rugby League

Wakefield forward Taulima Tautai has been charged by the Rugby Football League for a dangerous throw on Castleford's Scott Wheeldon.

The incident happened during

Wakefield's loss to the Tigers on Sunday and is ranked as a Grade B offence.

Tautai has the option of submitting an early guilty plea, but looks set to have played his last game for the club having signed for Wigan from next season.

Basle or bust?


You've been telling us if tonight's win-or-bust for England and Roy Hodgson.

Henry Ashman

tweeted: #bbcsportsday How is it win or bust tonight? Top 2 qualify & for 3rd it's play-offs at worst. The Swiss aside this group is very average.

Henry Walmsley

tweeted: #bbcsportsday Roy Hodgson's a great manager. The England job is hardly an attractive one.

Get voting


There's still time to cast your vote ahead of England's opening European Championship qualifier against Switzerland.

Tell us if you think England will win, lose or draw.

Please vote at the top of this page or tweet #win, #lose or #draw to @BBCSport. The draw will close at 17:45 BST and

full terms and conditions can be found on the BBC Sport website.

Russia take early lead


Kick-off in Basle may still be more than two hours away, but the action has already begun in the European Championship qualifiers this evening.

Sergei Ignashevich has given Russia a fourth-minute lead at home to Liechtenstein with a deflected free-kick in Group G.

Contador extends lead


Spain's Alberto Contador has won the 16th stage to extend his lead in the Vuelta a Espana.

Ireland too strong for Scots


Ireland beat Scotland

by seven wickets with 80 balls to spare in the first of their three-match series. Craig Young took 5-46 as Scotland were all out for 172 in the 41st over, Michael Leask top-scoring with 50 from as many deliveries.

Kevin O'Brien hit seven fours and a six in an unbeaten 56 from 56 balls to lead Ireland to victory at Malahide in Dublin.

England's Euro qualifying history

September 1998

Alan Shearer congratulates Sweden on their win in 1998
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Another look back to England's opening European Championship qualifying matches from yesteryear, and the Euro 2000 campaign saw them in Group Five with Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria and Luxembourg. The opening match was in Sweden in September 1998, and after Alan Shearer fired Glenn Hoddle's side ahead after just 74 seconds, they conceded two goals in two minutes, saw Paul Ince sent off for a second bookable offence and

lost 2-1 to the eventual group winners.

Singleton set for Oman event


Former factory worker John Singleton, who played at this year's

Open Championship at Hoylake and narrowly missed the cut after qualifying for the event, invited to compete at the National Bank of Oman Golf Classic in October.

Bath exit for Gilbert

Rugby Union

Mat Gilbert
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Bath have confirmed flanker

Mat Gilbert will leave the club to gain more match time.

The 28-year-old moved to the Rec in November 2012 after spells at Scarlets and Mogliano in Italy.

He has made 19 appearances for the West Country club, scoring three tries, and has has also won 11 caps for the England Deaf rugby team.

Zokora ends international career


Didier Zokora during his time with Tottenham
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Ivory Coast defender Didier Zokora, who played for Tottenham between 2006-2009, has announced his international retirement after winning 117 caps. The 33-year-old, who plays for Turkish club Akhisarspor, made his debut for Les Elephants in 2000.

Navratilova tips Williams to match Graf


Martina Navratilova has backed Serena Williams to go on and match Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles.

Williams, 32, matched Navratilova and Chris Evert's 18 singles titles with

victory at the US Open on Sunday and Navratilova said: "We all thought it was a matter of when, not if, after she won here last year. Now she can just think about 22. That's what she's gunning for next.

"If anyone can get there (she can). She's physically so strong. It's almost not a fair fight. She's like a heavyweight going against a middleweight out there."

Shock defeat for Rocket


Ronnie O'Sullivan
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There was a major surprise at the Shanghai Masters earlier as world number four

Ronnie O'Sullivan bowed out in the first round.

O'Sullivan, playing his first ranking match of the season, lost to Scotland's Alan McManus 5-3, despite making a 139 break in the third frame.

Fighting cyclists at Vuelta banned

Italian Gianluca Brambilla and Russia's Ivan Rovny came to blows whilst riding at the front of the 16th stage at the Vuelta a Espana.

Both men landed punches and elbowed each other whilst continuing to cycle as they made up a breakaway group of 13 riders on the 160.5km landmark stage of the race from San Martin del Rey Aurelio to La Farrapona. Both have since been disqualified.

Bin Al Hussein on Blatter re-election


David Ornstein

BBC Sport at the Manchester Central Convention Centre

Ray Wilkins (left) with Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein
BBC Sport

"Speaking at

Soccerex, Fifa vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein [pictured with new Jordan manager Ray Wilkins] was asked about Sepp Blatter's intention to stand for a fifth term.

"He said: 'He has full right to stand again regardless of what he has said or hasn't - and I think that's what he has in mind. Process of reform in Fifa should continue. We should look at term limits for presidents and exco members. New ideas, new blood'."

England vote

Time for another vote, and with kick-off in Basel little more than three hours away now, we would like you to tell us if you think England will win, lose or draw against Switzerland.

Please vote at the top of this page or tweet #win, #lose or #draw to @BBCSport. The draw will close at 17:45 BST and

full terms and conditions can be found on the BBC Sport website.

Pietersen hits back over Championship absence

Earlier we confirmed that Kevin Pietersen would not be included in Surrey's final two Championship matches of the season, which was not a huge surprise as he has not featured in the competition all summer.


took to Twitter to clarify the position, writing: "I was only going to play if we had a realistic chance of gaining promotion. Now that's gone, I'm not playing. It was Surrey's decision as it would be a great opportunity for the youngsters to get some more first-class experience."

Qatar 2022 'Great catalyst'


David Ornstein

BBC Sport at the Manchester Central Convention Centre

"Fifa's vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has been speaking to delegates at the

Soccerex Global Convention this afternoon.

"He's called the World Cup in Qatar in 2022 a 'great catalyst for Asia'.

"He added: 'Every single country in the world has right to host the World Cup if you are member of Fifa. As long as things are done correctly then I think it will be a wonderful celebration'."

No issue over Falcao's age, United insist

Radamel Falcao appearing as a substitute for Colombia last week

Manchester United insist there is no issue with regard to the age of their new striker Radamel Falcao.

Falcao, who United signed on a

£6m season-long loan deal from Monaco on transfer deadline day, has denied reports he is two years older than he claims, which would make him 30 rather than 28.

"We were aware of the rumours at the time and it was never an issue," a Red Devils spokesman told BBC Sport.

Quigg keen on Frampton unification bout

WBA title-holder Scott Quigg has responded to new IBF super-bantamweight champion

Carl Frampton's challenge by insisting he would relish the chance of a unification bout.

"It makes perfect sense for us to fight," said the Bury fighter. "I'll fight him in Belfast, no problem - but 9,000 in Belfast versus 20,000 in Manchester, it makes more sense to do it there. But if they can find somewhere in Belfast with 20,000 then I can go there, I don't care."

Sporting birthdays

Victor Ubogu
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Many happy returns to former England rugby union prop forward Victor Ubogu, who turns 50 today.

The Bath legend shares his birthday with among others new Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell (45), Scottish rugby union international Simon Danielli (35) and Swansea winger Gylfi Sigurdsson (25).

Saha: 'Rooney the new Scholes'


Dan Roan

BBC Sport at the Manchester Central Convention Centre

"Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha's among the names in the city today at the

Soccerex Global Convention.

"He's backing former team-mate Wayne Rooney to adapt his playing style to fit around new arrivals Radamel Falcoa and Angel Di Maria. Saha said: 'Rooney will have to adapt, I see him as the new Paul Scholes. He's got the ability to play in the middle and dictate the game as his vision is amazing and he can score goals from many areas'."

Renshaw claims second stage of Tour


Mark Renshaw of the The Omega Pharma - Quick-Step team wins the second stage of the Tour of Britain from Knowsley to Llandudno.

Godleman stays with Derbyshire


Derbyshire batsman and former England Under-19 captain Billy Godleman, 25, has signed a

new one-year contract with the Division Two side.

Harshest ban ever?


You've heard of a red card landing footballers in trouble with weighty bans, but one Austrian amateur footballer appears to have been handed one of the harshest ever.

Ismail Gunduz headbutted a referee and is now facing a

70-match ban.

He claims he slipped and said: "This sentence is madness."

England Women trio exit international stage


Women's World Cup-winning trio Margaret Alphonsi, Joanna McGilchrist and Katherine Merchant have announced their retirements from international rugby.

Reus facing lengthy injury absence


Marco Reus is injured against Scotland
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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus, 25, has been ruled out for at least four weeks after he picked up an ankle injury in Germany's 2-1 win over Scotland.


David Ornstein

BBC Sport at the Manchester Central Convention Centre

"The main convention centre was a hive of activity at lunchtime as individuals and companies mingled and networked in the maze of exhibition stands. From talking to the likes of Louis Saha, Gianfranco Zola, Ossie Ardiles and Fabrice Muamba, it was clear there are some very sharp business minds among the ex-footballer fraternity.

"It was interesting to chat to Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton and also Tranmere chief executive Jeremy Butler, formerly of BBC Sport fame and with ambitious plans for the Wirral club.

"It's now time to hear from HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, introduced by former FA chief executive David Davies as 'the first real royal Soccerex has ever welcomed'. Hopefully the Fifa executive committee member will be quizzed on Qatar 2022 - the room is full of journalists hanging on his every word."

Wayne Rooney vote result

With David Moyes backing Wayne Rooney to improve and Jamie Carragher saying he's already seen his best days, we thought we'd put it out there for you to have your say.

Overwhelmingly, you agreed with Carragher's assertion in the

Daily Mail, with 71.1% saying we've seen the best that Rooney has to offer. Just 28.9% don't accept that Wayne's star is on the wane. Thanks for voting.

Uruguay win without Suarez


There might be more than five hours until kick-off in Basel, but there's a result already in from today's international fixtures.

Uruguay have beaten South Korea 1-0 in Goyang thanks to a second-half goal from Jose Maria Gimenez.

One absentee was Barcelona's Luis Suarez - who could have been selected following the

lifting last month of his training and friendly matches ban.

A Question of Sport

Earlier we asked our #QSTeaser, on the theme of rugby union, and which six players had scored more than one try on the opening weekend of the premiership season? The answers are: Luther Burrell, Niki Goneva, George North, David Strettle, Christian Wade and Thomas Waldrom.

Surrey decide against Pietersen for Championship


Kevin Pietersen
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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen

will not feature in Surrey's final two games of the County Championship season.

The 34-year-old had stated in July that he would play in order to help the club's promotion bid in Division Two but has only featured in Twenty20 matches for the county this season.

Surrey's director of cricket Alec Stewart said: "We discussed it, [head coach] Graham Ford and myself, but realistically, we've got just an outside chance of promotion so it's better for the future of the club if we give the likes of an Aneesh Kapil or Arun Harinath two first-class games to gain more experience."

French held in Belgrade


L'Equipe back page 8 September

The back page of

L'Equipe tells the story of France's 1-1 friendly draw with Serbia in Belgrade on Sunday.

Paul Pogba put Les Blues ahead on 13 minutes before a free-kick from Manchester City's Alexsandar Kolarov levelled the scores 10 minutes from time.

The French press described the display as "Le Bon Tempo" ahead of their opening Euro 2016 qualifier with Portugal next month.