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Summary

  1. Oscar extends Chelsea contract to 2019
  2. Ravel Morrison cleared of harassment charge
  3. Stan Wawrinka beats Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-1 at ATP World Tour Finals
  4. Stuart Lancaster hopeful Courtney Lawes will be fit for S Africa Test
  5. FA Cup continues after second-round draw (19:00 GMT)
  6. Get involved: Is it ever OK to boo your own team?

Live Reporting

By Jonathan Jurejko and James Gheerbrant

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye!

That's your lot for today! Before the crunch match between Havant and Preston, there's the small matter of the FA Cup second-round draw.

My colleague Gary Rose will talk you through all the excitement, so get yourselves over to

the live text.

Sportsday will return tomorrow - thanks for your company today, and see you then.

Greer nonplussed by Lewandowski row

Football

Scotland defender Gordon Greer says he can't understand Robert Lewandowski's criticism of his robust performance in last month's qualifying tie with Poland.

The Brighton defender made his competitive debut in Warsaw and after 10 minutes left the Bayern Munich striker in agony with a tackle described afterwards by Lewandowski as "brutal".

But Greer said: "I didn't really expect anything to come of it so I was a bit surprised after the game that there was a bit made of it.

"I didn't think there was anything wrong with the tackle and neither did the referee."

Havant take on Preston

Football

Just the one FA Cup game this evening, but it could be a belter.

Conference South minnows Havant and Waterlooville welcome League One high-flyers Preston to West Leigh Park.

Preston will be heavy favourites, but the Hampshire side have decent FA Cup pedigree - in the 2007-08 fourth round they twice took the lead at Anfield against Liverpool before losing 5-2 thanks to a Yossi Benayoun hat-trick.

Add to that the absence of Preston duo Scott Wiseman and Callum Robinson, and do you have the recipe for a famous Cupset? We'll have live text commentary on that intriguing tie up and running shortly.

Zurich start criminal proceedings over horror tackle

Football

FC Zurich have launched criminal proceedings after their midfielder Gilles Yapi-Yapo suffered serious injury in an horrific tackle in a Swiss Super League game on Sunday.

The 32-year-old midfielder faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after being on the receiving end of an awful challenge from Aarau's Sandro Wieser.

Zurich say the Ivorian's injuries include torn anterior and interior cruciate ligaments, serious cartilage damage, meniscus tear, a torn kneecap and deep bruising in his thigh.

Wieser later apologised for the tackle on his Facebook page.

Kompany doubtful for Wales match

Football

Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany is a injury doubt for Belgium's Euro 2016 qualifier against Wales.

Kompany has a small tear in his calf and will miss Wednesday's friendly against Iceland, Belgium's assistant manager Vital Borkelmans told Sky Sports, but hasn't yet been ruled out Sunday's match against Chris Coleman's side.

West Brom full-back Sebastien Pocognoli has been ruled out of both matches.

O'Neill urges Keane-Ferguson truce

Football

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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has urged his assistant Roy Keane to make peace with Sir Alex Ferguson,

the Guardian reports.

Keane was captain of Ferguson's hugely successful Manchester United side but the two have since fallen out over claims in their autobiographies.

"I maintain that the two of them were magnificent for each other and from an outsider's viewpoint it'd be nice if at some stage or another they recognise that publicly," O'Neill said.

Pulev accuses Klitschko of 'sneaky tricks'

Boxing

Bulgarian heavyweight Kubrat Pulev has accused Wladimir Klitschko of 'sneaky tricks' after being informed that only three people from his camp could be present at the news conference before their IBF title bout.

"The sneaky tricks of the world champion are just the beginning," the unbeaten Pulev wrote on his Facebook page. "That kind of behaviour isn't suitable for a world champion."

The two face off in Hamburg on Saturday, and it promises to be spicy...

Balotelli must prove himself - Conte

Football

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Italy coach Antonio Conte has urged Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli to prove himself following his recall to the national side.

The 24-year-old has had a questionable start to his Anfield career with just two goals, both in cup competitions, and was

dropped by Italy for their games against Azerbaijan and Malta last month.

Conte said: "Balotelli is a normal footballer, just like the others. He has significant experience with the national team, but that's not enough.

"He needs to catch my eye and I have to see if he can adapt to our type of football."

West Brom in talks over new Berahino deal

Football

West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace says the club are in talks with striker Saido Berahino over a new deal at the Hawthorns.

The in-form 21-year-old has been linked with a host of clubs after scoring seven league goals this season to earn himself an England call-up.

But Peace has

told West Brom's website: "I wish to assure our supporters that Saido Berahino will not be going anywhere in January or, I hope, next summer. It is not in our minds at all to trade a footballer the club has worked so diligently to develop."

PSG-Marseille referee admits red card error

Football

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Here's something you don't see every day...French referee Clement Turpin has admitted he got a big call wrong when he officiated in

Paris Saint-Germain's 2-0 win over Marseille yesterday.

Turpin sent off Marseille midfielder Gianelli Imbula for a tackle on Yohan Cabaye with 12 minutes left, but subsequently told Ligue 1 that "he had misinterpreted the tackle made by Imbula, and he shouldn't have been sent off."

Following the red card, Edinson Cavani scored the second PSG goal in the win that brings the defending champions to within one point of their arch rivals at the top of Ligue 1. Imbula will face no further punishment.

Ineligible player fine for Blackpool

Football

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Championship strugglers Blackpool have been fined £30,000 for

fielding an ineligible player against Millwall.

An independent football disciplinary commission ruled that defender Donervon Daniels was not eligible to play as his 28-day youth loan had expired.

Daniels, 20, played the full game on 30 August as

the Lions won 2-1, but half of the fine has been suspended.

Ghana declines to host Afcon

Football

Ghana has ruled itself out as a potential host for the 2015 African Cup of Nations, after original hosts Morocco failed to meet a deadline to confirm it would stage the event.

Morocco wants the tournament postponed due to fears over the Ebola outbreak, while the Confederation of African Football insists it must be played in January - raising the prospect that the event could be moved.

Ghanaian sports minister Mahama Ayariga said his country was "not in position" to host. South Africa, Sudan and Egypt have also declined to stage the 16-team tournament.

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Tony in N22: Re Adebayor. Fans booed because style of football is not what they want or expect - no pace and no width. Too slow and predictable. Will struggle at this rate.

New job for Larsson

Football

Earlier we told you that former Celtic striker Henrik Larsson had stepped down as coach of Swedish minnows Falkenberg. And just a few hours later, he has already walked into another job.

Larsson, 43, has taken charge of Helsingborg, which is the club where he made his name as a player.

"I want to thank Falkenberg for this year, but when this came up it felt like a step in the right direction. It has all gone very quickly," says the former Sweden international.

Larsson, who also played for Barcelona and Manchester United, scored 51 goals in 61 games for Helsingborg before leaving for Celtic and returned for a brief spell at the end of his career.

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Chuck: Adebayor is right to call out the Spurs fans. The atmosphere at White Hart Lane is just awful. We only make noise to abuse our players!

Blackpool fined for ineligible player

Football

Blackpool's struggle to name a full complement of players in the opening weeks of the season was

well documented. And it turns out that their scrabbling about means they ended up fielding an ineligible player against Championship rivals Millwall on 30 August.

The Football League announce the Tangerines have been fined £30,000, half of which is suspended, by an independent Football Disciplinary Commission (FDC) for playing defender Donervon Daniels.

Millwall won the match 2-1 with Daniels playing the full 90 minutes.

FA Cup exit Bentley's 'lowest' moment

Football

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley says his side's FA Cup first-round exit at Conference strugglers Dover was his

lowest point in management.

After watching the Shrimps lose 1-0, travelling supporters showed their frustration at the team's performance and Bentley said the criticism was justified.

"Our crowd had every right to have a a go at us when we're walking off the pitch," he tells BBC Radio Lancashire. "I've not had that as a manager, but I take it on the chin. I've got big enough shoulders to take it and the players can't expect people to feel sorry for them."

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Richie Spurs: If Adebayor finds it much easier to play away from White Hart Lane how come he hasn't scored an away goal since February?

Holloway praises Brentford approach

Football

Millwall manager Ian Holloway says

Brentford boss Mark Warburton deserves credit for how well the club has adapted to life in the Championship.

The Bees moved up to sixth in the Championship with Saturday's 3-2 win at The Den.

"I think their manager deserves a medal the size of a coal bunker lid," said Holloway.

My worst match of the season - Berdych

Tennis

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Berdych
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For a man who's

just been thrashed 6-1 6-1 in under an hour, Tomas Berdych is impressively sanguine about his defeat by Stan Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals.

"Unfortunately it was my worst match of the whole season, and I kept it for the start here in the World Tour Finals," says the Czech.

"I'm in the worst possible situation that I can ever be. I'm going to face Marin [Cilic] or Novak [Djokovic] next, and the only chance to qualify is to beat them - it's almost a mission impossible. But let's try."

Derby loss 'will not affect Wolves'

Football

Wolves captain Sam Ricketts insists his side will not be affected by Saturday's 5-0 loss at Championship leaders Derby County - the club's biggest defeat under Kenny Jackett.

A run of just two wins in nine games has seen Jackett's side slip to ninth in the Championship table.

But Ricketts tells

BBC WM 95.6: "We just have to take stock and learn from it. We never said we were the finished article. The club has come such a long way we'll not let this affect us."

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Elton, London, via text: Not sure where Adebayor gets the idea that Spurs are better playing away from. We were lucky against West Ham, naive against Man City and awful against AstonVvilla. So far the only good away performance was in the North London derby.

Fabregas fitness not Fab

Football

Spain will assess the fitness of Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas after he picked up a hamstring problem in Saturday's 2-1 win at Liverpool.

The 27-year-old has linked up with his national team but will have tests to determine his availability ahead of this weekend's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belarus.

"The most prudent thing is that he sees the Spanish national team medical staff," says Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque.

"It's not a lack of confidence in the medical staff at his club, but after playing 95 minutes this weekend we would like to see him and examine him."

Bony set to sign new contract

Football

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Bony set to sign new contract

Football

Swansea striker Wilfried Bony, who was heavily linked to Liverpool last summer, admits he was tempted by offers from other clubs in the summer transfer window.

"But that's in the past," he says. "It's not important any more. I don't think about that now."

Bony set to sign new contract

Football

Swansea striker Wilfried Bony on the possibility of signing a new contract: "It's something that I want. If I didn't go to the Ivory Coast it would have been done possibly tomorrow."

Bony set to sign new contract

Football

Great news for Swansea fans. Swans striker Wilfried Bony tells BBC Sport he will extend his contract at the Premier League club.

The Ivory Coast international, 25, says he will put pen to paper on the new deal when he returns from international duty this weekend.

Williams out of Wales squad

Football

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A headline that could refer to any number of Welsh sportsmen, I'll grant you. In this case, the man in question is football's Jonny Williams.

The Crystal Palace midfielder has withdrawn from the Wales squad to face Belgium in this weekend's Euro 2016 qualifier after picking up a groin injury playing for loan club Ipswich against Watford at the weekend.

"It's always disappointing to miss out on games," Williams

told Ipswich's website. "It's exciting times for Wales. It's probably our best chance to qualify in a while."

A Wales spokesman said there were no plans to call up a replacement.

Question of Sport teaser

With the penultimate weekend of the Formula 1 season still fresh in the memory, we posed this Brazilian GP-related question to get you thinking.

Since 2000, which 10 drivers have won Formula 1's Brazilian Grand Prix?

The answers were Button, Coulthard, Fisichella, Massa, Montoya, Raikkonen, Rosberg, Schumacher, Vettel and Webber. What do you mean it was easy?

Injured Reus out of Germany games

Football

Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Marco Reus has been ruled out of Germany's final two internationals of the year through injury.

Reus, 25, tore a ligament and tendon, as well as suffering a swollen ankle, in

Dortmund's 1-0 win against Borussia Monchengladbach on Sunday.

World champions Germany host Gibraltar in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday, before meeting European champions Spain on Tuesday.

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Brian: Adebayor makes some good points. Fellow Spurs fans criticise too much too quickly. The player performance/fan support is a complex relationship. But what we want to see first and foremost is effort. All fans would give everything to play just once for our club. So when players appear not to give 100% it really hurts.

Watson rises to world number 3

Golf

The new world golf rankings are out today, and they make pleasant reading for Bubba Watson.

The two-time Masters champion is up to third in the world after

his triumph at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, his highest-ever ranking.

Wawrinka thrashes Berdych

Tennis

It's all over at the O2, where Stan Wawrinka has absolutely steamrollered Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-1 in 58 minutes.

That's a hugely impressive victory for the Swiss, his fifth straight success over Berdych, and sets him up nicely to make the semi-finals in London.

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David Nicholas: Negative over-paid donkeys like Adebayor epitomise why Spurs are in decline. Hard working youth players have to be the core.

Adon Bilivit: It's acceptable to boo your own team. When you pay a lot to see multi millionaires who don't try hard enough they deserve it.

Live text fixed...Berdych broken

Tennis

Hurrah! The gremlins have been defeated and the live text coverage of the tennis is now up and running - follow it

here.

While BBC Sport has been fixed, Tomas Berdych on the other hand has been broken yet again and is 3-1 down in the second set.

Pearson not fearful of Foxes sack

Football

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has said he is not worried about losing his job and finds it

"ludicrous" that his future is even being discussed.

Saturday's 2-0 loss at Southampton was the fifth loss in six and keeps them in the Premier League relegation zone.

Pearson told

BBC Radio Leicester: "I find it quite irritating that every time we have a setback it's always about a manager's position.

"It's ludicrous really but that's the industry we work in."

Luton set to sign Gibbons after drugs ban

Football

Luton manager John Still has confirmed the League Two side

plan to sign former Sunderland youth captain Lewis Gibbons, who recently completed a two-year drugs ban.

The defender, 20, was released by the Black Cats after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine and cannabis and returned to football last month with non-league Durham City.

Wawrinka takes first set

Tennis

It's smooth sailing for Stanislas Wawrinka at the O2 at the moment. The Swiss has wrapped up that first set against Tomas Berdych 6-1 in less than half an hour.

Here's a stat for you: Berdych has played in four Tour Finals and never won his opening match. Right now, that doesn't look like it's going to change any time soon.

Fer called up by Netherlands

Football

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QPR midfielder Leroy Fer has been called up by the Netherlands for their upcoming matches: a European Championship qualifier against Latvia and a friendly against Mexico.

Fer wasn't initially in Guus Hiddink's squad but has got the nod following injuries to midfielders Nigel de Jong and Davy Klaassen.

Luuk de Jong has also been called up for what's actually a pretty big match for the Oranje.

After three losses in his first four matches since taking over from Louis van Gaal after the World Cup, Hiddink has staked his future on the result of the Latvia qualifier, hinting he may quit if the Dutch team loses.

Wawrinka in control

Tennis

As you may have realised, we've had a small technical meltdown at BBC Towers, leading to the untimely demise of our tennis live text this afternoon. Sorry about that.

You can, however, watch live video of the match

here, and we will of course keep you updated on Sportsday. Anyway, the news is that Stan Wawrinka has made a blistering start and is 5-0 up on Tomas Berdych after just 17 minutes. Blimey.