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  1. Swansea City v Stoke City (19:45 BST)
  2. Leeds: Rosler sacked; Evans hired; Cellino banned
  3. Sporting presidents debate #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Steve Canavan and Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK


Right, that's it for another Sportsday but don't go far as our live text commentary of tonight's Premier League match between Swansea and Stoke will be under way within the next hour.

Kick-off itself is at 20:00 BST.

We'll be back from 08:00 BST on Tuesday to keep you updated throughout the day with all the breaking sports news.

Until then, cheerio!

The death of European rugby?

Rugby Union

England out at the pool stage, Wales, Ireland, Scotland and France all losing in the quarter-finals... hard luck stories aside, it has not been a good Rugby World Cup for the northern hemisphere.

BBC Sport's chief sports writer Tom Fordyce examines why and where it went wrong and how European rugby can recover.

Read his thoughts here.

Mourinho comments 'delivered calmly'


More on the FA's written reasons for fining Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho £50,000 and giving him a suspended one-match stadium ban...

In response to another Mourinho point of mitigation – that his comments were made post-match with tensions running high, the panel ruled that was “no excuse”.

They added: “Mr Mourinho is an experienced manager and an experienced interviewee. This was not some spur-of-the-moment unguarded outburst. These were quite lengthy comments, delivered calmly and in a controlled way."

Fines 'on their own not a deterrent for Mourinho'


The FA has published its written reasons for fining Jose Mourinho £50,000 – a punishment the Portuguese described as “astonishing” and which he said he will appeal against – for his comments about referees not giving Chelsea penalties following  a 3-1 home loss to Southampton.

He was also given a one-match stadium ban, suspended for 12 months.

The FA panel claimed that increasing levels of fines are “not on their own going to be a reliable deterrent” for Mourinho.

Mourinho had also tried to argue in mitigation that English is not his first language, but the panel decided “his English is far too sophisticated for that to affect our conclusion”.

How rugby is helping kids in Memphis

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BBC Radio 5 Live

It might not be the first sport you would associate with the United States, but rugby has transformed the lives of some teenagers living in inner-city Memphis, Tennessee.

Non-profit organisation Memphis Inner City Rugby was setup by college graduates Shane Young and Devin O'Brien in 2012 to bring low-income players to the sport and boost their aspirations.

Listen to this clip to find out more about the fascinating project.

Dar withdrawn from India-SA series


Umpire Aleem Dar has been withdrawn from the India-South Africa series by the International Cricket Council.

The governing body made the decision after far-right Hindu nationalists stormed the Board of Control for Cricket in India offices in Mumbai.

Shiv Sena party activists threatened to prevent Pakistani Dar from standing in the fifth one-day international in Chennai on Sunday.

Dar is a three-time winner of the ICC's Umpire of the Year award.

Aleem Dar
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Goalscoring keeper 'got lucky'


Stevenage goalkeeper Jesse Jorenen has played down his achievement in scoring against Wycombe.

The 22-year-old Finn kicked the ball upfield from the edge of his area and then saw it bounce over opposite number Matt Ingram, with Boro going on to win Saturday's League Two game 2-1.

"For me it was just a clearance. There was not much else to it, I got lucky with the wind and that was basically it," he told BBC Look East.

Jesse Jorenen
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England World Cup review

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Former England forward Ben Kay has been named among the five-man panel to review the hosts' dismal World Cup campaign and ex-team-mate Austin Healey has responded with a touch of sarcasm.

Kay dropped the ball within a metre of a certain England try during the 2003 World Cup final against Australia.

Just think, Jonny Wilkinson's winning drop goal may never have been necessary... 

Rejoice the future of English Rugby is safe in the hands of @BenKay5 never dropped anything!!!!…

Moores signs new Notts contract


Former England head coach Peter Moores has extended his contract as a coaching consultant at Nottinghamshire for a further two years.

The 52-year-old was sacked by England in May after poor showings in the World Cup and the tour of the West Indies.

Moores, who has twice won the County Championship, started his current role with Nottinghamshire in June.

McLean warned over behaviour


West Brom winger James McLean has been formally warned about his behaviour by the Football Association after he celebrated the Baggies’ 1-0 home victory over Sunderland on Saturday in front of the travelling supporters.

The former Black Cats player’s actions triggered a confrontation between both sets of players at the end of the game and the FA has also reminded the clubs of their responsibilities.

Millers sign Norwich defender Toffolo


Rotherham United have signed Norwich City defender Harry Toffolo on a one-month loan deal. 

The 20-year-old England Under-20 international has made one appearance for the Canaries, against the Millers in this season's League Cup. 

He could make his debut for Rotherham in Tuesday's home game against Brentford in the Championship.

'Pardew's my inspiration'


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Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood is taking inspiration from Alan Pardew as he looks to improve his own fortunes.

Sherwood is favourite to lose his job  after a seventh defeat in eight league games on Saturday left Villa 19th in the table.

But he said: "I can take a lot of inspiration from people like Alan Pardew, who was screamed out of town in Newcastle and look at him now.

"I can only control what I can do and I remain confident in that." 


Formula 1

The breakfast of a Mercedes F1 driver, and his choice of reading material too.

best start to a training day. Vivian's homemade gluten free pancakes!!

best start to a training day. Vivian's homemade gluten free pancakes!!

Negredo left out again


Valencia coach Nuno has left Alvaro Negredo out for Tuesday's Champions League Group H match at home to Ghent, the second consecutive game the former Spain striker will not feature in. 

Media reports have said Nuno is unhappy with comments Negredo made about tactics but the Portuguese underlined on Monday that the decision not to include him was "purely sporting".

Alvaro Negredo
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Cole on Coventry loan move


A little more from Joe Cole:. "I've been playing in an era where we are very lucky and we appreciate that as footballers," said the midfielder.

"Most of us come from council estates and working class.

"You have an opportunity to lead a good life and finances are not going to be a problem for me.

"That wasn't an issue for me coming here. I just want to play football, regardless of the level, proper football, competitive football.

"I want to play for the right team and the right manager who plays the right way. I'm just excited to play a game."

Cole on Coventry loan move


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Joe Cole insisted he is not interested in Coventry's money and joined the Sky Blues because he is desperate to play again.

The ex-England midfielder made a shock loan move to the Ricoh from Aston Villa on Friday and is expected to make his Coventry debut in their League One game at Rochdale tomorrow.

Villa are subsidising most of Cole's wages during his 35-day spell and the 33-year-old said money is not an issue.

"If I was coming here for the money I wouldn't be here," said Cole.

Evans: 'I'm drinking pink champagne'


New Leeds boss Steve Evans gave a spectacular interview with BBC Radio Sheffield in April after Rotherham secured their place in the Championship next season with a 2-1 win over Reading.

The former manage, who joined fans and players on the pitch after the game, said: "It’s my best ever result as a manager, ever. The pressure has been intense. There’s not been a lot of sleep. There’s been heartache.

“There was a Millwall player who said we’ve not got bottle. Well, I’ve got 12 bottles of pink finest champagne and we’ll be drinking them for about a week! Look forward to League One, son, and keep your trap shut!"

Listen to the interview

Steve Evans

Cellino fails owners' test


More Leeds news

Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino has been disqualified by the Football League after failing its owners' and directors' test.  

A statement from the Football League says: 

"In June, Mr Cellino was found guilty by a Court in Sardinia of an offence under Italian tax legislation relating to the non-payment of VAT on the importation of a Land Rover vehicle.  This resulted in a fine of €40,000 and the confiscation of the vehicle in question.

"Having considered detailed legal advice and the Court’s reasoned judgment, as supplied by Mr Cellino, the board determined that the decision of the Italian Court constitutes a disqualifying condition under the owners' and directors' test. 

"Mr Cellino has until 28 October to appeal against the board's decision.  Any such appeal would be heard by an independent panel."

Blues prepare for Kiev test

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

Training will be getting underway shortly on a fresh evening in Kiev. #CFC

Training will be getting underway shortly on a fresh evening in Kiev. #CFC

Test of knowledge


A Question of Sport Teaser

Earlier we asked you to name the six players who have scored a Premier League hat-trick this term.

The answer? Sergio Aguero, Steven Naismith, Alexis Sanchez, Raheem Sterling, Georginio Wijnaldum and Callum Wilson.

World Rugby 'no review' into TMO

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Rugby's governing body has no plans to review the use of the television match official (TMO), despite a furore after it was not invoked during the controversial finale of Australia's World Cup quarter-final win over Scotland.

Australia edged the Scots 35-34 at Twickenham with a last minute three-pointer and, while TV replays showed the decisive penalty may have been awarded in error, the referee had not been permitted to consult the TMO due to the nature of the infringement.

"In the build-up to the tournament we have been at pains to explain the exact remit and protocols around the TMO," a World Rugby (WR) spokesman told Reuters on Monday. 

Eden Hazard latest

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

A little more from the Chelsea news conference, courtesy of Press Association's sports reporter in Kiev...

JM on Hazard: "If he plays tomorrow I don't tell you. They don't know. How did he train? He trained like Eden."

JM: "I didn't say he had a better season than Ronaldo. I told that last season he won one of the most important titles in football...

JM: "which is the PL and being absolutely decisive for Chelsea. Last season he had a phenomenal season."

Falcao going nowhere

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

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One of the more interesting exchanges of Jose Mourinho's news conference came when he was asked to comment on newspaper reports suggesting he would cut short the season-long loan spell of Radamel Falcao, and let the striker return to Monaco in January.

"I speak with Falcao every day," mourinho said. "It's quite strange the press know something I don't know and my club doesn't know."  

Celebrating a milestone

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

Mourinho reveals that he didn't realise Saturday's win over Aston Villa marked his 200th win as manager of Chelsea.

He says he cannot remember them all, but the first and most recent stand out, as does the win at Bolton in 2005. #CFC

Mourinho says he saw Dinamo's game against Shakhtar Donetsk on Friday on TV, and sent one of his assistants to watch it live.

'Let's change results'

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

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So to that Chelsea news conference we were talking about.

Manager Jose Mourinho has been talking to the media and begins by saying that the most important thing at this stage of the season is changing results, and winning matches domestically and in Europe.

The gaffer also reveals that Pedro and Loic Remy have little injuries. Mourinho says they are "nothing serious" but not worth taking a risk - meanign the pair won't start tomorrow.

Rooney closing in


Not content with breaking the England all-time scoring record, Wayne Rooney is not far off smashing the Man United one too.

236 - Wayne Rooney now has 236 goals for Man Utd in all comps, one away from Denis Law (237) and 13 below Bobby Charlton (249). Rise.

1 - Man Utd top goalscorers (all comps): B. Charlton - 249 D. Law- 237 W. Rooney - 236 J. Rowley - 211 G. Best - 179 D. Viollet - 179

Magpies keeper revels in win


Great day yesterday. Lads were brilliant fans were amazing. Was fantastic to be back playing at St James again. Lets build on it #nufc

Newcastle recorded their first league win of the season in spectacular style on Sunday -a 6-2 victory over Norwich.

Chelsea news conference

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

Full house for Jose Mourinho's press conference here in Kiev. #CFC #bbcfootball

Full house for Jose Mourinho's press conference here in Kiev. #CFC #bbcfootball

Potter pens new Dons deal


MK Dons midfielder Darren Potter has signed a new contract to keep him at the club until 2017, with the option of another 12 months.

The 30-year-old ex-Republic of Ireland international has made 189 appearances for the Dons since joining in 2011 after leaving Sheffield Wednesday.

Evans appointed Leeds manager


Adam Pope

Leeds United Commentator

Just grabbed a quick work with Steve Evans who says: "I'm humbled and honoured. This is a frighteningly big club. Someone has to get it right here. Why not me? I have won a lot of football matches.

"If I fail I become a statistic but I will put my life into the Leeds United job. I will move into the city and the fans will see me."

Luton captain McNulty joins Tranmere


Luton Town captain Steve McNulty has joined National League side Tranmere Rovers on loan to be closer to his family.

The 32-year-old has made 124 appearances for the Hatters since signing from Fleetwood in January 2013. The deal is set to be made permanent when the January transfer window opens.

"In the end, it was decided that it was in everyone's best interests for this to happen," Luton manager John Still told BBC Three Counties Radio.

Chelsea news conference

Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea (Tues, 19:45 BST)

Conor McNamara

BBC Radio 5 live in Kiev

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Full house for Jose Mourinho's press conference here in Kiev.  

McGeechan and Kay on RFU review panel

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Sir Ian McGeechan and Ben Kay will sit on the Rugby Football Union panel appointed to review England's dismal World Cup showing, the governing body announces.

McGeechan, the former British and Irish Lions and Scotland coach, and 2003 World Cup winner Kay are among the five men who will conduct the inquest into the failure to reach the knockout stage for the first time in the nation's rugby history.

Also present is former Football Association chief executive Ian Watmore and Ian Ritchie, who holds the same position at the RFU. 

Chris Robshaw

McGeechan and Kay on RFU review panel

Rugby Union

Sir Ian McGeechan and Ben Kay will sit on the Rugby Football Union panel appointed to review England's dismal World Cup showing, the governing body announces.

McGeechan, the former British and Irish Lions and Scotland coach, and 2003 World Cup winner Kay are among the five men who will conduct the inquest into the failure to reach the knockout stage for the first time in the nation's rugby history.

Also present is former Football Association chief executive Ian Watmore and Ian Ritchie, who holds the same position at the RFU. 

Chris Robshaw

Comedy stretcher work


You know how it is when you're injured during a match.

You just want to be carried gently and quickly off the pitch, then get some treatment.

Well, maybe someone might want to tell that to the physio at Greek Second Division club Ergotelis.

In what has to be video of the day, here they are carrying injured midfielder Leonardo Koutris from the pitch ... dropping him only the two times en route to the touchline. Comedy gold.

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Hamilton 'not over until it's over'

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Lewis Hamilton
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Lewis Hamilton insists he is not "taking anything for granted" as he closes in on a third Formula One world championship.

The 30-year-old will become the first British driver to successfully defend his grand prix crown if he wins in Austin on Sunday and Sebastian Vettel, now his closest challenger, finishes third or lower. 

"I've learned from experience that nothing is ever done until it's done in this sport, so I won't be taking anything for granted going into the weekend," said Hamilton. 

British Masters set for The Grove


Former world number one Luke Donald will host next year's British Masters at The Grove parkland course on the outskirts of London. 

It will be the second time The Grove has been the venue for a European Tour event, having hosted a World Golf Championship tournament in 2006 won by Tiger Woods. 

 "I was lucky enough to be able to play that event and I'm excited we are going back," Donald told

Luke Donald
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