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Summary

  1. De Gea 'would be tempted' by Real move
  2. Sunderland winger Johnson bailed
  3. Griffiths, Adam & Bain get Scotland calls
  4. West Brom v Chelsea (20:00 BST)
  5. Get involved: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Matt Davis

All times stated are UK

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Good evening

That's your lot for tonight from Sportsday, we'll be back bright and early tomorrow morning.

Remember you can follow live commentary as West Brom host Chelsea at the Hawthorns on the BBC Sport website and listen live on BBC Radio 5 live.

Plus listen to Monday Club on Radio 5 live at 7pm before kick-off and get involved as Mark Chapman asks: Who should Manchester United build their team around next season? Rooney? Carrick? Herrera? Text 85058 or tweet @5liveSport to get involved.

Manchester United's biggest fan?

Football

A South African man whose home was a shrine to Manchester United has

fulfilled his dream of watching his team play at Old Trafford.

"I have been saving for this trip for a year so this was worth all the effort," said Jayendran Subramoney, battling tears of joy after Sunday's draw at home to Arsenal.

Can anyone stop them?

West Brom v Chelsea (20:00 BST)

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Honda tipped to deliver the goods

Formula 1

Honda

will deliver a winning engine despite the slow start to its Formula 1 return, Mercedes' engine boss says.

Honda's engine has been F1's least competitive at the start of the company's new relationship with McLaren this year.

The team are targeting race wins in 2016 and the title with Fernando Alonso, who has a deal until 2017.

Mercedes' Andy Cowell told BBC Sport: "They are McLaren-Honda. They can win world championships."

West Brom v Chelsea (Mon, 20:00 BST)

Football

Some more stats ahead of tonight's Premier League game which is live on Radio 5 live and commentary on the BBC Sport website.

West Brom have lost 17 times so far in all competitions this season (compared to Chelsea's two) - although only five of those defeats have come in the league since Pulis has taken over.

And Jose Mourinho has been very complimentary about his Baggies counterpart in the build-up to tonight's contest.

"If I own an English club, I sign Tony Pulis," Mourinho said. "It's as simple as that - he's a guarantee to achieve what the club wants."

Whether Jose would be that friendly if the title was still at stake is open to debate...

Get involved

BBC Radio 5 live

On Radio 5 live tonight at 7pm, Mark Chapman and the Monday Club will be asking;

Who should Manchester United build their team around next season? Rooney? Carrick? Herrera? Text 85058 or tweet @5liveSport to get involved.

There will also be football discussion, sports news and build-up to West Brom v Chelsea.

Holmes takes legal advice over Smith comments

Football

Sunderland Ladies say defender Abby Holmes is taking

legal advice after Arsenal striker Kelly Smith claimed she "intended" to hurt her.

Smith tore three ankle ligaments when tackled by Holmes during a Women's Super League One match last month.

The 36-year-old former England international described the challenge as "malicious" - an allegation the Sunderland player "strongly refutes".

Smith also claimed Holmes was not good enough to play in the top division.

Predict the result

West Brom v Chelsea (20:00 BST)

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Champions League final ref announced

Football

UEFA has announced Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey will referee the Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on 6 June.

England's Martin Atkinson will take charge of the Europa League final as defending champion Sevilla plays Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk at the National Stadium in Warsaw on 27 May.

West Brom v Chelsea (Mon, 20:00 BST)

Football

These teams have history.

In November 2013, Eden Hazard scored the most

controversial of stoppage-time penalties to salvage a 2-2 draw for Chelsea that - at the time - extended Jose Mourinho's run of home Premier League matches without defeat to 66.

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West Brom's Steven Reid - who earlier announced his retirement from football - was adjudged to have fouled Ramires for what appeared to anyone other than a Chelsea fan to be an innocuous coming-together.

The Baggies will hope to feel a little less aggrieved after tonight's meeting.

The BBC Sport website will have live commentary of the match from 18:30 BST.

Silver for Sansum

Taekwondo

Britain's Damon Sansum takes silver at World Taekwondo Championships after losing final 16-3 to Iran's Mahdi Khodabakhshi.

Sansum beat former team-mate and world number one Aaron Cook- now fighting for Moldova - to reach the -80kg world final.

West Brom v Chelsea (Mon, 20:00 BST)

Football

One game tonight in the Premier League. It may be a bit of a dead rubber but here are a few interesting stats.

Tony Pulis has won only one of his 12 Premier League matches as a manager against Chelsea (D2, L9), when his Crystal Palace team won 1-0 at Selhurst Park in March 2014.

Chelsea need one more goal to set a new club Premier League record for most away goals in a season. Their current tally of 37 equals 2004-05.

West Brom have conceded a league-high 20 goals from set pieces this season (including penalties). However, only Arsenal (21) have scored more set-piece goals than the Baggies (20).

Chelsea are unbeaten in 16 league matches (W11, D5) - the longest run in the division this season.

Title celebrations turn violent

Football

Police confront Benfica fans
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Earlier we brought you news of Benfica retaining the Portuguese title.

But the celebrations in Lisbon on Sunday evening turned violent as they were marred by

clashes between supporters and police.

Naiyaravoro signs for Glasgow

Rugby Union

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Glasgow Warriors have signed Fijian winger Taqele Naiyaravoro from Super Rugby champions New South Wales Waratahs on a three-year deal.

The 6ft 5in, 19 stone former rugby league player swapped codes last year.

The 23-year-old can play on the wing or at centre and will join the Warriors at the end of the current Super Rugby season, subject to obtaining a visa and passing a medical.

Ings "upset" by social media abuse

Football

Burnley's Danny Ings says he has been

upset by abuse he has received on Twitter.

Boss Sean Dyche said he expects the striker to leave the club in the summer when his contract ends.

"I got a small minority of people sending abusive tweets," said Ings. "That [the abuse] did upset me a little bit because of everything this club means to me and what we've been through together."

Stop the clocks

Athletics

A stopwatch used to time Roger Bannister's first four-minute mile has

sold for £20,000 at auction.

Sir Roger, now 86, made his run at Oxford's Iffley Road track on 6 May 1954, when he was 25.

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Used by timekeeper WJ Burfitt, the watch was expected to attract bids between £5,000 and £8,000.

A collection of autographs and pictures from four-minute mile athletes, also including Chris Brasher and Chris Chataway, were sold for £420.

Bournemouth will not increase capacity

Football

Premier League-bound Bournemouth have confirmed they

will not be expanding the Goldsands Stadium for their first season in the top flight.

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The Cherries had looked into increasing their 11,700 capacity for next term, which will be the smallest ground in the top flight.

However, with other requirements needed to improve the stadium, the club have decided against increasing capacity.

Gloucestershire make steady start

Cricket

BBC Radio Gloucestershire's Bob Hunt at Bristol:

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"With 67 overs to be bowled after a late start and Gloucestershire, on the back of two successive away wins, have made a steady if unspectacular start.

"They are without Will Tavare who is ill, but Iain Cockbain was pulled out of a second XI match to take his place and is still there, unbeaten on 20 at tea.

"Chris Dent and Gareth Roderick are out, falling to Calum Haggett and Darren Stevens respectively."

Uefa to rethink rules

Football

This is likely to frustrate Man City fans. The financial fair play rules that saw the Blues handed a huge fine by Uefa last season are set to be relaxed.

Uefa president Michel Platini
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In an interview with French radio station RTL, Uefa president Michel Platini said FFP was "working well" but would be "eased" this summer.

This followed a report in Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday that said "significant changes" are on the table.

Manchester City and Paris St Germain were fined last year for breaching FFP.

Glamorgan look to rebuild

Cricket

BBC Essex's Nick Gledhill at Cardiff:

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"Glamorgan made steady progress on a bright and blustery afternoon after play began at 1.40 with James Foster, captain of injury-hit Essex, inviting the home side to bat.

"Jamie Porter removed James Kettleborough for one, in-form Will Bragg was adjudged lbw to Graham Napier for 17 and Colin Ingram was caught behind off Ryan Ten Doeschate for 26.

"Jacques Rudolph will resume unbeaten on 32 with the day evenly poised."

Koeman approach impresses McMenemy

Football

Former Southampton boss Lawrie McMenemy believes

last summer's appointment of Ronald Koeman as manager was a "masterstroke" by the club.

Saints are currently seventh in the table, but could finish as high as fifth - which would be the club's highest Premier League finish.

The money was there and he used it very wisely and brought in players he obviously knew," McMenemy, 78, told BBC South Today. "It's all to do with the management in the end, and he got them in and got the best out of them, and we can look forward with hope that we can do even better."

McMenemy was manager of Saints in the 1980s. Here's how Ronald looked back then...

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Rain prevents play at Northampton

Cricket

There will be no play today in the County Championship Division Two game between Northants and Surrey.

The decision was taken following an extended 15:30 BST inspection at Wantage Road.

Play is now ongoing in the six other matches around the country.

Prizes of plaudits?

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Andre Villas-Boas has led Zenit St Petersburg to the Russian title, his style of football has been criticised as "nauseating". So what matters - prizes or plaudits?

Big Brenny: "Style over substance depends on the size of the club. If you're a massive club and should be winning things then style is important. If you're a small club that rarely wins anything then any way will do."

Let us know via #bbcsportsday, text 81111 (UK users only) or post on BBC Sport Facebook.

Headlines at four

Here's a round up of what's happened so far in the sporting world today:

Football: European football's governing body is preparing to

relax the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules it introduced in 2011 to stop clubs from overspending.

Tennis: Andy Murray says he was "amazed" by the

level of criticism his appointment of Amelie Mauresmo as coach attracted.

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Rugby Union: Sir Clive Woodward - England's World Cup winning coach - is in contention to replace Philippe Saint-Andre as

head coach of France, according to reports in the French press.

Football: Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about

working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar.

Britain's Sansum goes for gold

Taekwondo

Nick Hope

BBC Olympic sports reporter

No British man has ever won World Taekwondo gold. Can Damon Sansum become that man? Well we'll know in the next hour...

Sansum beat former team-mate & world number one Aaron Cook - now fighting for Moldova - to reach the -80kg world final.

Big money offer for Yaya

Football gossip

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The Sun: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 32, has been offered £8m to finish his career with Al Gharafa in Qatar.

Chambers' playoff 'agony'

Football

Ipswich's Luke Chambers has reveals his agony at missing out on reaching a play-off final for a sixth time.

The Tractor Boys fell to a

3-1 second-leg semi-final defeat to East Anglian rival Norwich, as the Canaries set up a Wembley final against Middlesbrough.

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"Six times for me in the play-offs and I am still yet to get to the final," the defender told

BBC Radio Suffolk.

"I was very confident this season, I felt we gave a good account of ourselves. It doesn't get any easier."

Leuluai sidelined

Rugby League

New Zealand's former Wigan hooker Thomas Leuluai looks set to miss the autumn Test tour of England after suffering a season-ending knee injury.

Leuluai's club New Zealand Warriors have announced the 29-year-old ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in Saturday's game against Parramatta and will now have a reconstruction operation.

Scoreboard woes

Taekwondo

Britain's Olympic champion Jade Jones missed out on a medal at the World Taekwondo Championships in Russia amid controversy when the electronic scoring system froze during her quarter-final.

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Jones and Iranian Kimia Zenoorin were level at 9-9 in the -57kg division when the 22-year-old from Flint struck with a reverse to the chest with seconds to go.

Zenoorin countered as the scoring froze and, by the time it came back online, only the Iranian had been awarded a point and Jones went out 10-9.

"The scoring system crashed and when it returned, I didn't have the points. I couldn't understand why. I still can't," Jones told the

GB Taekwondo website.

Morrison holds nerve

Golf

It has got a bit lost amid

Rory McIlroy's heroics on the other side of the Atlantic, but England's James Morrison
won the Spanish Open by four strokes on Sunday to claim a second European Tour title.

The 30-year-old from Guildford had shared the lead heading into the final day with compatriot David Howell, who finished in a four-way tie for second.

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Morrison, who won the Madeira Islands Open in 2010, shot a 69 for a 10-under-par 278 at Real Club de Golf El Prat.

"I stuck to my process all day long and executed," said Morrison after three birdies and no dropped shots in his final round.

Lofty ambitions

Football

Coach Luis Enrique says Barcelona are already focusing on

completing the treble after sealing the Spanish title.

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The Catalans beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 to ensure rivals Real Madrid cannot catch them at the top of La Liga.

Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on 30 May before the Champions League final against Juventus on 6 June.

"We have two more titles to win but we have picked up the one for consistency," said Enrique, 45.

Like father, like son

Football

Wayne Rooney is used to signing autographs for clamouring fans but now it appears his

young son Kai is getting in on the act...

Cooke exits

Rugby League

Doncaster have parted company with head coach Paul Cooke following their winless start to the Kingstone Press Championship season.

The South Yorkshire club have announced the 34-year-old former Hull and Hull KR stand-off has left by mutual consent.

Manager of the year

Football gossip

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Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel believes his boss Nigel Pearson should be manager of the year for helping guide his side clear of the Premier League relegation zone, reports

The Guardian.

No jumps cost Rutherford

Athletics

And some more athletics news that you may have missed...

Britain's Greg Rutherford finished only seventh in the long jump at Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Shanghai.

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The Olympic champion, 28, jumped 8.05m but endured four successive no jumps and ended well behind Russian Aleksandr Menkov's winning leap of 8.27m.

Jenny Meadows, 34, came fifth in the 800m in two minutes 1.37 seconds.

On the comeback trail

Athletics

Jessica Ennis-Hill performed solidly at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting, as she continued her return to action after nearly two years away from athletics.

Jessica Ennis-Hill
British Athletics

The Olympic heptathlon champion took third place in the long jump with a leap of 6.16m and threw 43.88m to finish sixth in the javelin.

Ennis-Hill took a break from the sport around the birth of her son in 2014.

The 29-year-old is expected to continue her preparations for the 2015 season at the multi-event Hypo meeting in Gotzis, Austria on 30-31 May.

Numbers game

Football

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Here's a quirky one for you... Real Madrid and Barcelona have both played a total of 2648 La Liga matches. And both have

conceded the same number of goals - 3027.

West Brom v Chelsea (Mon, 20:00 BST)

Football

Chelsea have won the title, West Brom are safe... so tonight's meeting won't perhaps be the biggest nail-biter in the world.

Still, we know you're interested (possibly), so here's some team news ahead of the game.

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West Brom's only absentee is goalkeeper Ben Foster. James Morrison has recovered from the back problem which meant he was only named as a substitute last week.

Chelsea striker Diego Costa could return after six weeks out with a hamstring injury, but Ramires, Kurt Zouma and Oscar will all be missing.

Full live text coverage of the game on the BBC Sport website.

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Andre Villas-Boas
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There's just no pleasing some people. Andre Villas-Boas has just led Zenit St Petersburg to the Russian title, yet former players are

decrying his style of football as "nauseating".

But, deep down, what really matters? Prizes or plaudits?

Let us know via #bbcsportsday, text 81111 (UK users only) or post on BBC Sport Facebook.

County cricket prospects improve

Cricket

Following a morning washout, things are starting to brighten up around the grounds for today's County Championship fixtures.

Play has begun in Glamorgan's Division two game against Essex in Cardiff, and will get under way between Gloucestershire and Kent at 14:00 BST.

There will be an inspection at Wantage Road at 14:30 BST with Northants set to start a game against Surrey, and at the same time at Grace Road, where Leicestershire and Lancashire are waiting to begin day two of their match.

In Division One, an inspection is taking place at Southampton where Hampshire are 295-5 against Middlesex, and the umpires will take a look at 14:00 BST and 14:15 BST respectively in the games between Warwickshire and Durham and Notts and Somerset.