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Summary

  1. Farewell to Upton Park as West Ham host Man Utd (19:45)
  2. Terry future up to Chelsea, not me - Hiddink
  3. Roy Hodgson delays naming England Euro 2016 squad
  4. Farewell to Upton Park: West Ham v Man Utd (19:45 BST)
  5. Bayern sign Hummels and Sanches
  6. Tennis: Konta wins at Italian Open but Bedene out
  7. Get involved: Best & worst away grounds - #bbcsportsday

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By Mandeep Sanghera and Alan Jewell

All times stated are UK

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Farewell

After 112 years it's time to say #FarewellBoleyn

After 112 years it's time to say #FarewellBoleyn

It's time for the Sportsday team to say goodbye for another day. Remember, you can capture the emotion and drama of West Ham's last ever game at Upton Park with live text commentary of their match against Manchester United on the BBC Sport website. It promises to be an emotional occasion. Will the Hammers say goodbye with a win?

New deal for Guidolin?

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Swansea City are set to offer head coach Francesco Guidolin a new contract when the club's board meets on Wednesday, reports BBC Wales Sport. 

The Italian took over in January until the end of the season after Garry Monk was sacked.

Hodgson to delay naming Euro 2016 squad

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More on the news Roy Hodgson is to delay naming his England squad for Euro 2016 until next Monday. The Football Association report it is "in order to better assess players’ fitness after the final games of the Premier League season".

Hodgson 'to delay naming squad'

Football

England boss Roy Hodgson is to delay naming his squad for Euro 2016 until next Monday, report Sky Sports. Hodgson was due to release the names of the players on Thursday. 

Boys don't cry?

West Ham v Man Utd (19:45 BST)

Corden may struggle to control his emotions during the Hammers' last match at Upton Park.

Well some do and James Corden has admitted he may shed a tear as West Ham say goodbye to Upton Park.

The Hammers host Manchester United as they end their 112-year stay at the stadium before moving to the Olympic Stadium.

Corden, a lifelong Hammers fan, will be at the game and says he might "shed a tear" when it comes to saying goodbye.

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Gareth Jones

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Best – QPR. Really friendly and helpful staff, which isn’t the case at every stadium. Great commentary position and with the stands so close to the pitch, whether you are a commentator or a fan you feel right in the action.

Worst – York City. Outdated stadium, with broken benches in the press box and general lack of facilities whether you are a fan or commentator. Sadly, a warm welcome is also lacking. The sooner they move the better.

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Martinez on Sunderland

Football

Everton need to be at their 'very best' to beat Sunderland - Martinez

Both Newcastle and Norwich will be hoping Everton can return to form against Sunderland on Wednesday. A Toffees defeat will send both the Magpies and the Canaries down.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez earlier dismissed the notion that he has to "win back" his players following their recent poor form.

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BBC Radio Lancashire's Andy Bayes:

"My favourite ground is the City of Manchester Stadium. I had the pleasure of commentating on the first match there when they played Barcelona and won 2-1. I don’t go very often these days, but certainly the atmosphere has improved since those early days.

"Maine Road had its own character though, and some fans still miss it very much.

"Anfield and St James’ Park are also fabulous places to visit in terms of big match atmosphere. European nights at Anfield were very special indeed. It was an honour to be behind the mic for the 3-1 victory against Olympiakos."

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End of an era

West Ham v Man Utd (19:45 BST)

Two hours to kick-off and counting. It's going to be an emotional night at Upton Park.

The final calm before the final storm... #FarewellBoleyn
The final calm before the final storm... #FarewellBoleyn

The final calm before the final storm... #FarewellBoleyn

'Keane would be a success'

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Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon says Roy Keane's "hard but fair" approach would be successful at the Glasgow club.

One bookmaker has suspended betting on the Republic of Ireland assistant taking over from outgoing Celtic boss Ronny Deila, although it is understood the club are still interviewing candidates and no decision is imminent.

"He's hard but fair. What you see is really is what you get," said Gordon. "If he was appointed, I'm sure he would do well and he would be successful."

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Phil Kinsella

Reporter, BBC Radio Merseyside Sport

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Don Valley Stadium in Sheffield was the worst. When Rotherham were using it - cold, bleak, unprotected from the elements - sitting half way up a deserted stand with no one around was the most soul destroying task I've ever had – Death Valley was the most appropriate.

Clattenburg picked to referee final

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Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg, 41, will take charge of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro in Milan on 28 May.

Clattenburg has handled six Champions League matches this season, including two involving Atletico Madrid and one for Real Madrid. 

He has already been chosen to referee the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Wembley on  21 May, while Clattenburg has also been picked by Uefa to referee at the European Championship in France.   

Stephens to serve ban

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Brighton midfielder Dale Stephens, 26, will serve a three-match suspension after claims of wrongful dismissal and excessive punishment were both rejected, the Football Association announces. 

Stephens was dismissed for a following a challenge on Middlesbrough's Gaston Ramirez which left the Uruguayan requiring stitches during last weekend's Championship game.

Boro ended a seven-year Premier League absence by drawing a tense and nervy promotion decider 1-1 at the Riverside.  

Hammers can move to 'next level'

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Trevor Brooking, who made 643 appearances for the Hammers between 1967 and 1984, also says moving to the Olympic Stadium next season gives them a great chance to move to the "next level" but warned away teams will be inspired by the new venue.

He added: "Opposition will all want to perform well in their first appearance and that makes each home game tough."

A special night for Hammers - Brooking

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West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking says the club's fans will never forget the "wonderful atmosphere" of Upton Park as it prepares to host its final match later.

Manchester United are the visitors for the Boleyn Ground's last stand (kick-off 19:45 BST).

"It's a great match, playing Man United under the lights and the tradition of the club has been playing great matches under the lights," Brooking told Radio 5 live.

"It's when it's time to leave that people will think 'what are we going to do'."

Stoke's Ireland breaks leg

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Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland has suffered a broken leg in training and is facing an "extended spell" out, according to the Potters.

Rain disrupts County Championship games

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Heavy rain saw play abandoned without a ball being bowled on day three of four County Championship matches.

The Division One match at Edgbaston between Warwickshire and Somerset, plus Division Two games at Derby and Leicester were called off after lunch.

Play between Middlesex and Nottinghamshire at Lord's in Division One was abandoned after tea.

The final day of Sri Lanka's opening tour match against Essex at Chelmsford was also abandoned with the game drawn.

Rain stopped play at Chelmsford

Weather disrupts Championship games

Heavy rain sees day three of a number of County Championship matches abandoned without a ball being bowled.

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Root completes double ton before rain

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England's Joe Root completed a double century for Yorkshire before rain washed out most of the third day's play against Surrey at Headingley.

He brought up the fourth double century of his career from 232 balls faced, with a single off Rampaul, and hit a six and 22 fours.  

Root took his score from 190 not out to 213 before paceman Ravi Rampaul (4-153) had him caught at mid-off.

Only 13.2 overs of play were possible, with the defending champions advancing to 557-6, a lead of 227.

Having drawn their opening three matches, Yorkshire still have a chance of victory if the weather improves on the final day.

Dinamo to give trophy to Ekeng's family

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Dinamo Bucharest will honour the memory of midfielder Patrick Ekeng by sending the Romanian Cup to his family in Cameroon if they win the trophy.

Cameroon's Ekeng died aged 26 of a suspected heart attack after collapsing on the pitch during a match on Friday.

Thirteen-time winners Dinamo face CFR Cluj in the postponed final on 17 May.

"If we win the final, the trophy will be sent to Cameroon, where it will be placed on Patrick's grave," said sporting director Ionel Danciulescu.

I’m quite a newbie to this - Konta

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Britain's Johanna Konta reached the Italian Open second round with a 6-1 6-2 win over Sweden's Johanna Larsson and the 24-year-old will face Italy's Roberta Vinci in the next round.

So how is she adapting to the clay court season?

"I think it’s definitely a time question," she told BBC Radio 5 live. "I’m accumulating quite a few new experiences right now. I’d never played Madrid before and I’ve never been here either so in some ways I’m quite a newbie to this.

"I just need to do my time on the surface, put in as many hours as I can and really enjoy being part of the clay court season. to begin with."

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Crewe Alex's Brad Inman given international chance

Graham McGarry

Crewe Alexandra commentator, BBC Radio Stoke

Crewe Alexandra's out of contract winger Brad Inman could be given a chance to showcase his talent on the international stage later this month.

The 24-year-old has been named in the Australian squad for a friendly against England at Sunderland's Stadium of Light ground on Friday 27 May. 

Inman has just ended the season at the Alex scoring 10 goals. 

The game will put him in the spotlight as he contemplates his long-term future as his contract with Crewe expires at the end of June.  

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Trevor Owens

Sports Editor, BBC Hereford & Worcester

BBC Radio Cumbria’s ISDN line at Workington’s Borough Park came down through a hole in the roof at the back of the stand and so you had to stand up holding the ISDN kit in one hand and trying to read notes at the same time. In terms of good places to visit, Blyth Spartans takes a bit of beating. I turned up there to be greeted by a steward who insisted I park my car inside the ground behind the main stand. I could never see that happening in the Football League.

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#FarewellBoleyn

West Ham United v Manchester United (19:45 BST)

The Hammers will play their final game at Upton Park tonight when they host Manchester United...

Going to be a big night tonight saying farewell to years of memories ⚒⚒ #FarewellBoleyn @whufc_official

Going to be a big night tonight saying farewell to years of memories ⚒⚒ #FarewellBoleyn @whufc_official

Halfpenny on standby for Wales tour

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Toulon's Leigh Halfpenny was not considered for Wales' summer tour of New Zealand, according to coach Warren Gatland.

But the full-back could be called up as injury cover if required and provided he proves his fitness.

The 27-year-old has not played since September and was omitted fromGatland's 35-man tour squad.

"We've spoken to Leigh and we've picked a standby list and he's part of that," said Gatland.

"He understands he does need some games and he's happy to be on a standby list."

Mellon to remain as Shrewsbury manager

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Micky Mellon was appointed Shrewsbury manager in May 2014

Micky Mellon will remain as Shrewsbury Town boss next season, after the League One club's brush with relegation.

Mellon said on Thursday that his future or otherwise would only be shaped by a meeting with chairman Roland Wycherley.

But the pair spoke amicably at the team's hotel on Saturday night prior toSunday's final game with Swindon.

"We had great talks on Saturday night. We sat down like we would any weekend to talk about the future of the club," Mellon told BBC Radio Shropshire.

"We both know the way that we want to move the club forward.

On this day...

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1886: The Football Association approved the giving of caps to players appearing in international matches.

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Chesterfield sign striker Dennis

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Chesterfield have signed Stockport County striker Kristian Dennis on a free transfer.

Dennis, 26, spent this season on loan at National League side Macclesfield, scoring 23 goals in 39 appearances.

He told the club website: "I'm buzzing and hopefully I can repay the faith shown in me. I believe in my ability and anything can happen if someone believes in you."

The League One side have not disclosed the length of the player's deal.

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Bill Rice

BBC Radio Manchester

My favourite away ground has always been Villa Park, there is something so historic about the place and it has character so many of the modern identikit stadiums lack. The grandeur of the Holte End is still an imposing sight on arrival, the staff are warm and friendly, the food is exceptionally tasty and the atmosphere is always great, especially with the away fans so close to the pitch on one side - Manchester United's great run of success there definitely helps too.

Special mention has to go to Craven Cottage which is hard to beat on a nice day, and Rochdale's Spotland for the indie tunes of DJ Dave Sweetmore.

Jurgen Klopp news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Weds, 20:00 BST)

Liverpool could win the Europa League and qualify for the Champions League next season. Or, in a worst case scenario, they could lose the Europa League final and finish out of the places to secure a spot in the competition next season depending on how the next three games go.

"What I would prefer next Thursday is that it we have won the Europa League and beaten Chelsea and West Brom in the league," said Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.

"I like this all or nothing but only because we have the chance to get all. 

"If we lose next two games I will still go to Basel confident."

Jurgen Klopp news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Weds, 20:00 BST)

So how is Jurgen Klopp weighing up his team selection as his side face Chelsea and West Brom in the top  before the Europa League final against Sevilla in Basel on 18 May.

"We bring the fittest players," he said. "Most of the players who will play tomorrow have had a normal week.

"Then we will see who is fit for Sunday against West Brom and then we make a squad for Basel. What I learned this year is to rotate. 

"You need rhythm and we will try to give the boys as much rhythm as possible."

Jurgen Klopp news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Weds, 20:00 BST)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is asked about his plans for next season and some of the rumours around the players linked with the Reds.

"The Chelsea game has no influence on my thoughts for next season. It is a big game," he said.

"We think about transfers, of course, and everything but 99% of all things in newspapers are 1% true - not all newspapers, sorry. 

"A lot of rumours are very far away from the actual thing. Sometimes I do not even know the name of the player that is supposed to be coming to Liverpool. We will do our work and say something when there is something to say.

"We have to improve and if we can then we can have a really good season next season."

Jurgen Klopp news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Weds, 20:00 BST)

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has given an update on midfielder Jordan Henderson's fitness as he continues his recovery from an injury.

"Really good news," said Klopp. "We had to rest him for a long time so he could not do a lot as we tried everything to avoid surgery, which isn't necessary.

"Yesterday, he trained - not with the team - and it looked good. He was only passing and running but looked OK. 

"It's nine days until the Europa League final and we will have to see (if he is fit for that) but it is 100% he will be fit for Euro 2016 in France."

Braintree boss to speak to Lincoln

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Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley is set to speak to National League rivals Lincoln City about becoming Imps boss.

Chris Moyses stepped down as manager at Sincil Bank after finishing the season 13th in non-league's top tier.

Full-time Lincoln made an official approach for 36-year-old Cowley, who is also a PE teacher, on Monday.

But Cowley said he is "not in a position to make an intelligent decision" yet after Sunday's play-off semi-final defeat by Grimsby.

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Rob Staton

BBC Radio Sheffield

I was commentating on Sheffield Wednesday with former Owls defender Darren Purse (a Millwall fan) and he brought his dad to the game. Wednesday scored and the Millwall fans in front decided to take issue with our (my) northern roots. 

This led to Purse’s dad telling the supporters he was a (censored) Millwall fan. It would’ve been quite amusing had it not played out a little too close to our microphones for comfort. Fortunately Millwall equalised and everyone went home as friends.

On the day West Ham United fans say goodbye to Upton Park, Sportsday is looking for your best and worst grounds. Tweet #bbcsportsday, text 81111 or visit theBBC Sport Facebook page.

Klopp news conference

Liverpool v Chelsea (Weds, 20:00 BST)

It's always good to hear from Jurgen Klopp and the German will give us the latest on the goings on at Liverpool from 15:30 BST.

The Reds play Chelsea in their last home game of the season on Wednesday before a trip to West Brom on the final day of the season and the Europa League final on 18 May.

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The Boleyn Ground through the years

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West Ham United are to leave their Upton Park home after 112 years. Click here for some of the best photographs of their time at the famous ground.

Norwich 'destabilised' by McNally resignation

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David McNally's resignation as chief executive has "destabilised" Norwich City as they battle relegation, says club chairman Ed Balls.

McNally announced his resignation after their loss to Manchester United on left them four points from safety.

"Nobody expected after [Sunday's] Manchester United game we would lose our chief executive," Balls said.

"It's been very destabilising to the club. But we've got to make sure going forward the football club keeps going from strength to strength."

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Ercole Cellino, son of Leeds chairman Massimo, leaves the Championship club's board of directors.

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Mike White

Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

York City are among the friendliest and most welcoming I’ve visited but the ground itself would be high on the list for the least functional press areas for modern day journalists and commentators. 

In the old days of a notepad and pen; no problem! Broadcasting kit, laptops and other such devices? Not so much. Snug is how best to describe being stuck in a lift with a party of Sumo wrestlers. Bootham Crescent’s press seating make that look like the vast expanse of the North York Moors.

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Everton need to be at their 'very best' to beat Sunderland - Martinez
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says his team must be at their "very best" when they face Sunderland on Wednesday.