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Summary

  1. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he would be open to managing England 'one day'
  2. Southampton assistant boss Eric Black named in corruption claims
  3. Everton v Crystal Palace (tonight, 20:00 BST)
  4. Get Involved: Would you want Arsene Wenger to be England boss? #bbcsportsday

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By Kris Holland and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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'Hot, but not that hot'

Formula 1

Renault driver Kevin Magnussen shows his sense of humour after a dramatic moment during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix where his car was on fire.

Kevin Magnussen
Kevin Magnussen

The lonely business of football

Football

Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam, now manager of Championship side Reading, tells Football Focus he has "maybe one" football friend from his playing career, and does not keep in touch with former team-mates because football is about winning trophies, not making friends.

Watch more from Jaap Stam as he discusses his new role as Reading manager on Football Focus, Saturday 1 October from 12:00 BST on BBC One, the BBC Sport website, BBC Sport app and BBC iPlayer.

I have no football friends - Stam

NFL at Wembley

American Football

American Football returns to Wembley when the Jacksonville Jaguars play the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL on Sunday (14:30 BST).

Meet the Indianapolis Colts

Meet the Jacksonville Jaguars

It's almost 🏈 time in London! 🇬🇧 #NFLUK

It's almost 🏈 time in London! 🇬🇧 #NFLUK

Dolphins' Kenny Stills scores a 74-yard touchdown

American Football

Watch as Miami Dolphins' wide receiver Kenny Stills scores a 74-yard touchdown during their recent 22-7 defeat to Cincinnati Bengals.

NFL: Miami Dolphins' Kenny Stills scores a 74-yard touchdown

Barnsley appoint Clapham as coach

Football

Jamie Clapham
Empics

Former Ipswich defender Jamie Clapham is appointed first-team coach at Barnsley on an initial short-term basis.

Arsenal to assess Coquelin

Burnley v Arsenal (Sun, 16:30 BST)

Burnley forward Andre Gray serves the second game of a four-match ban for comments he made on Twitter in 2012.

Manager Sean Dyche could keep faith with the side which secured a 2-0 win over Watford on Monday night.

Arsenal will assess the fitness of midfielder Francis Coquelin, who has recovered quicker than expected from a knee injury.

Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker, Danny Welbeck and Carl Jenkinson remain sidelined.

Francis Coquelin
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Spurs trio face late fitness test

Tottenham v Manchester City (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Danny Rose will all be assessed by Tottenham as they near returns from hamstring injuries.

Moussa Sissoko, who suffered a head injury last weekend, may also feature, but Harry Kane is still sidelined.

Manchester City defender John Stones is likely to be recalled after dropping out of the starting line-up for Wednesday's draw against Celtic.

Kevin de Bruyne, Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph remain injured. Nolito serves the final game of a three-match domestic ban.

Eric Dier
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Wasilewski available after suspension

Leicester City v Southampton (Sun, 14:15 BST)

Leicester midfielder Nampalys Mendy could return after a month out with an ankle injury.

Defender Marcin Wasilewski is available after suspension while Danny Simpson could feature after missing out on the Champions League win over Porto.

Southampton boss Claude Puel is likely to recall several players rested for the Europa League game in midweek.

Charlie Austin, Jose Fonte, Steven Davis and Ryan Bertrand are among those expected to be recalled.

Shaw and Mkhitaryan could face Stoke

Manchester United v Stoke City (Sunday, 12:00 BST)

Manchester United pair Luke Shaw and Henrikh Mkhitaryan could return from illness and injury respectively.

Phil Jones remains absent with a knee problem, while Wayne Rooney is pushing for a starting spot after impressing off the bench on Thursday.

Stoke midfielder Joe Allen has not trained since last weekend due to a tight hamstring and is a doubt.

Forward Jon Walters could return after an ankle injury but goalkeeper Jack Butland remains sidelined.

Luke Shaw
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Bilic to stand by team who lost against Southampton

West Ham v Middlesbrough (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says he will give "almost" the same squad that lost at home to Southampton a chance of redemption this weekend.

Havard Nordtveit will miss the game following a minor medical procedure, while Aaron Cresswell, Andy Carroll, Andre Ayew and Diafra Sakho remain out.

Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore is pushing for a start after an impressive cameo against Tottenham.

Defender Fabio Da Silva is back in training and could feature.

Slaven Bilic
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Howe will be focused - Mazzarri

Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Geoff Doyle

BBC Three Counties Radio sport

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri believes his Bournemouth counterpart Eddie Howe will be focused on their Premier League game on Saturday.

Howe has again been linked with the England job but Mazzarri doesn’t believe he will lose any focus on the match at Vicarage Road.

“I don’t think he will be distracted," said Mazzarri. "You can tell he’s a young manager the way he plays and the way he tells his team to play.

"I think they play good football but I don’t think he will be distracted by the media saying he could be the next England manager.”

Eddie Howe
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Ighalo or Success?

Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Geoff Doyle

BBC Three Counties Radio sport

Watford forward Isaac Success may have to wait before he makes his first start of the Premier League season. Many Hornets fans would like to see Success replace out-of-form Odion Ighalo.

“Success didn’t do a whole preparation in the summer,” said Watford boss Walter Mazzarri.

“There are many things to consider. If he starts does he have 90 minutes in his legs? But Success is a player who has quality.”

'The performance was not the brother of the real Watford'

Watford v Bournemouth (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Geoff Doyle

BBC Three Counties Radio sport

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri has promised there will be no repeat of the performance in their 2-0 defeat at Burnley on Monday when his side prepare to play Bournemouth.

The Hornets have a fresh injury doubt over defender Craig Cathcart.

“Burnley can only be an episode. It can’t happen again,” said Mazzarri. “The performance was not even the brother of the real Watford. I think when we are on the pitch we need to respect our opposition and play football.”

Watford
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Cathcart and Britos doubtful for Watford

Watford v Bournemouth (Sat, 15:00 BST)

Craig Cathcart
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Watford defenders Craig Cathcart (pictured) and Miguel Britos are both doubful with groin injuries.

That could means a start for Younes Kaboul, who was on the bench last week on his return from a hamstring injury.

Bournemouth's Joshua King is still nursing a hamstring injury but has been in light training this week.

Marc Pugh faces further time on the sidelines with a similar problem but Adam Smith is fit despite taking a knock to the face last weekend.

Berahino back for West Brom

Sunderland v West Brom (Sat, 15:00 BST)

Saido Berahino
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Sunderland will have to make enforced changes against West Brom, with Adnan Januzaj, Steven Pienaar and Lee Cattermole all ruled out by injuries.

Vito Mannone, Sebastian Larsson, Victor Anichebe and Fabio Borini are also sidelined.

Saido Berahino is available for West Brom after missing last week's draw at Stoke with a stomach bug.

James Morrison is pushing for a first start since suffering a hamstring injury in January.

Hull without suspended Elmohamady

Hull City v Chelsea (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Ahmed Elmohamady
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Hull's Ahmed Elmohamady is suspended for the visit of Chelsea as a result of his red card last weekend.

Forwards Will Keane and Dieumerci Mbokani are pushing for their first league starts, along with midfielder Markus Henriksen.

Chelsea defender John Terry remains out with an ankle injury, while midfielder John Mikel Obi is missing because of a muscle problem.

Long-term absentee Kurt Zouma is three weeks away from a return.

Lovren could return at Swansea

Swansea City v Liverpool (Sat, 12:30 BST)

Dejan Lovren
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Swansea will monitor defender Federico Fernandez, who missed the defeat by Manchester City last weekend because of a minor groin problem.

Winger Nathan Dyer remains out with an ankle injury.

Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren sat out the win against Hull with a virus but is now fit and could return in place of Ragnar Klavan.

The Reds will assess Belgian striker Divock Origi, who is nursing a minor foot problem.

Lukaku fit to face Palace

Everton v Crystal Palace (20:00 BST)

Lukaku
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Romelu Lukaku will start for Everton against Crystal Palace on Friday night despite concerns over a toe problem.

Leighton Baines is yet to fully recover from a hamstring injury, while James McCarthy also remains sidelined.

Wilfried Zaha is available for Palace after missing the win at Sunderland with a hamstring strain.

Jonathan Benteke, younger brother of fellow striker Christian Benteke, could be out for up to four months with a knee injury which requires surgery.

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England's Da Silva signs pro contract

Handball

Josh Da Silva has become the first player from England Handball's post-London 2012 performance programme to turn professional.

The Great Britain international, 19, has joined AC Fafe, who play in Portugal's top division.

Read more here.

Josh Da Silva
England Handball

Newport County hope to appoint new manager next week

Football

Newport County director Gavin Foxall says the club are hoping to appoint a new manager next week.  

Warren Feeney was sacked on Wednesday with Newport bottom of League Two having won only once this season.  

Read more here.

Newport County FC
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What's it like to drive an F1 car in the rain?

Formula 1

Formula 1: Tom Clarkson finds out what it's like to drive in the wet

With rain forecast ahead of this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, Williams development driver Alex Lynn explains to BBC Radio 5 live's Tom Clarkson what it is like to drive in the rain in an F1 car.  

'Stick to the fairways'

Golf

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is a big golf fan, although, judging by the picture he has posted on Twitter, his game needs a bit of work.

Follow all the Ryder Cup action here.

Hope the @RyderCupEurope boys stick to the fairways and greens 😂😂😂😂 #RyderCup2016 🇪🇺🇬🇧🏌⛳️

Hope the @RyderCupEurope boys stick to the fairways and greens 😂😂😂😂 #RyderCup2016 🇪🇺🇬🇧🏌⛳️

Get Involved #bbcsportsday

Should Arsene Wenger become England manager?

Benhard Naweseb: England is definitely a project, if you are expecting quick results with Rafa, forget it, you will end up with the same old story.

Samuel Jordan Gater: Arsene is exactly what England need.... it's more a case of have we got the players to challenge internationally?

J Yates: Under Wenger we'd play better football than the last two England games, right?

I love golf and love the Ryder Cup - Guardiola

Football / golf

We mentioned earlier that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had good memories of watching the 'Miracle at Medinah' in the 2012 Ryder Cup and this is the story in Pep's own words.

"As a football player, I didn't just remember the prizes I won, I remember the time I spent in the locker room, but I cannot compare my experience at the Ryder Cup in Medinah to anything else," said Guardiola.

"As a sport guy it is the highest experience I ever lived. (Jose Maria) Olazabal invited me and my family. In the last round we were 10 points down. We were inside the rope. We saw all the players.

"We saw the putting from two or three metres, saw the chipping, the crowd. 9, 8, 7, 6 to the end. It was amazing. The whole three days were fantastic. I love golf and the Ryder Cup. Hopefully we can enjoy this weekend because the players are amazing."

Follow our coverage of the 2016 Ryder Cup here.

Ryder Cup
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BBC Body Talk is coming your way

#BBCBodyTalk

Image showing contributors to BBC Body Talk: Radio 1Xtra's Adele Roberts, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Hannah Cockcroft, TV psychologist Emma Kenny, So Solid Crew's Lisa Maffia and Joanna Rowsell Shand
BBC

In honour of Women's Sport Week (3-10 October), BBC Get Inspired and Radio 1Xtra have teamed up for an intimate and interactive discussion on body image issues for women in and around sport.

Full details about how you can be there, get involved and watch it live can be found here.

'Pochettino one of the best managers in the world'

Tottenham v Manchester City (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Some more quotes from Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, talking about Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

"We played against each other as players then coaches and I don't just think he's one of the best managers in England, he's one of the best in the world," said Guardiola.

"I enjoy watching Tottenham play. Since last year he has been doing an amazing job. The way they play I like, he is aggressive and he has a lot of quality players and the basis of the national team – Dier, Alli, Kane.

"They are playing at a high level and in second position so it will be a tough game. I'm looking forward to going to White Hart Lane for the first time in my life."

Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola
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On this day...

Football

Steve McClaren of Derby
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In 2013 Derby confirmed former England coach Steve McClaren as their new head coach.

Wada publishes list of banned substances for 2017

Maria Sharapova
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The World Anti-Doping Agency has published the list of banned substances for athletes which will come into force in 2017.

Tennis player Maria Sharapova is serving a two-year ban after testing positive for meldonium, which was added to the list in January 2016.

Wada president Craig Reedie said: "There can be no tolerance for people who intentionally break the rules."

The updated list comes into force on 1 January 2017.

Read more here.

Former Arsenal players on Arsene's Invincibles

Football

Some more quotes from yesterday's BBC programme The Premier League Show - The Arsene Wenger Years, which can be watched again in its entirety on BBC iPlayer.

Former players Ian Wright, Martin Keown and John Hartson talked about 'The Invincibles', the Arsenal side that won the Premier League in 2003-04 without losing a league match all season.

Wright said: "When you saw how good the Invincibles were, I’d watch them for 10 or 15 minutes, it could be 0-0, then it would be 4-0. It was scintillating football from back to front.

Keown added: "He did mention it the season before and we thought that created pressure on us. The year we did do it, it went under the radar. It was something he (Wenger) definitely wanted to achieve.

Hartson said: "He had characters, pace, flair, defenders that wanted to defend and a world class goalkeeper. He probably looked at that team and thought they could go unbeaten."

Arsene Wenger
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Guardiola impressed by Tottenham

Tottenham v Manchester City (14:15 BST)

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola told a news conference today how much he liked the style of play of Tottenham - City's opponents on Sunday.

He also spoke about watching the Ryder Cup at Medinah four years ago (he was a special guest of Jose Maria Olazabal and went into the locker room) and how it was one of the best experiences he has ever had.

England won't wait for Tuilagi - Jones

Rugby union

He named a 37-man training squad earlier today before the autumn internationals and England boss Eddie Jones has been talking to BBC Sport.

He says he is not holding a place open for injured centre Manu Tuilagi and that he is only concerned with players that are "fit and available".

England: Eddie Jones will not wait for Manu Tuilagi fitness

De Bruyne and Kompany could be fit for Barcelona game

Tottenham v Manchester City (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has raised the possibility injured duo Kevin de Bruyne and Vincent Kompany could be available for the Champions League trip to Barcelona on 19 October.

The Belgium internationals are sidelined with hamstring and groin injuries respectively and missed Wednesday's 3-3 draw in the Champions League at Celtic. But scans have shown the damage is not as severe as initially thought. 

"They will be maybe two or three weeks," said Guardiola. "They won't be ready for Everton (on October 15). Maybe Barcelona?"

Guardiola said there had been no change in his relationship with Yaya Toure, who has been told he will not be picked until an apology is received for his agent's comments even though the midfielder trained with the City squad on Tuesday.

Kevin de Bruyne
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'The real life Forrest Gump'

#GetInspired

In the last year, Ben Smith has run over 10,000 miles across Britain in all weather.

He is nearing the end of his challenge to run 401 marathons on consecutive days.

Find out more about Ben's task with this video.

Ben has gone through 22 pairs of running shoes during the year

Ranieri calls for greater consistency from the champions

Leicester v Southampton (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Leicester are top of their Champions League group, but only 12th in the Premier League.

“For us it’s important to show the same levels of concentration - there’s no magic formula," says Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri.

“In the Premier League we have played so-so. In the Champions League we have been good but I want consistency.”  

Leicester
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Get Involved - #bbcsportsday

Would you want Arsene Wenger to become England manager?

Tom Wright: I don't think Wenger should manage England. He's had an amazing management career in this country, why ruin it? 

Dan Guest: I'm a Spurs fan and wouldn't mind Wenger getting the job. He's kept the Gooners in the top four for decades. He's an intelligent manager and that's what England desperately need.

Thomas Hardwick: I'd be happy if Wenger was England manager. He's been in England a very long time and knows the game a lot, would be good to see a young manager by his side like Tim Sherwood or Alan Shearer.

Tweet us using #bbcsportsday or write on the Match of the Day Facebook page.

We also have a live vote on this question, and you have until 14:00 BST to vote at the top of this page.

Pardew 'proud' to be linked with England job

Football

So, who is available for the England job? Alan Pardew? Maybe not.

Crystal Palace boss Pardew says he is "privileged and proud" to be linked with the England manager's job following the departure of Sam Allardyce, but insists he will "return the loyalty" shown to him by the south London club, as you can see in this video clip.

Pardew 'privileged' with England job link

'Not my moment'

Tottenham v Manchester City (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he would be open to managing England "one day" but would Argentine Maurico Pochettino take up the role?

"Yes, why not? In the future," said the Spurs boss. "Not now, it's impossible. I signed a new contract here. It's not my moment."

Maurico Pochettino
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