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Summary

  1. Newcastle beat Preston 4-1 to win promotion to the Premier League
  2. Updates from the World Snooker Championship
  3. Tonight: Chelsea v Southampton (19:45 BST)
  4. Get involved: Your greatest sporting achievement #bbcsportsday

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By Ellie Thomason and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

And that is the end for today's Sportsday.

We will be back at 08:00 BST for all the reaction to Chelsea's Premier League match against Southampton and all the build-up to Wednesday's action.

Thanks for all your comments and see you soon.

Murray faces Tomic in Barcelona

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Andy Murray
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World number one Andy Murray will play Australia's Bernard Tomic in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday.

The Briton, 29, accepted a late wild card for Barcelona after his third-round defeat by Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo on Thursday.

It will give top seed Murray more match time on clay before the French Open, which begins on 28 May.

British number two Kyle Edmund is out of the Barcelona Open after losing 6-1 6-4 to Austria's Dominic Thiem.

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BBC Radio 5 live

Some BBC Radio 5 live content to listen out for tonight.

From 19:30 BST there is a boxing preview programme, looking forward to Saturday's world heavyweight title bout between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko.

Then from 21:00 BST, the Tuesday Night Club includes updates from Chelsea's Premier League game against Southampton and looks at the season so far for Antonio Conte's side.

Watch the best latest Women's Super League action

Football

BBC Sport rounds up the best goals, star performances and funny moments from the first week of matches in the Women's Super League Spring Series.  

Best goals and moments from the WSL

On this day...

Rugby League

In 2016 Salford were docked six points after being found guilty of breaching the Super League salary cap.

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Team news

Wolves v Huddersfield (19:45 BST)

Wolves forward Helder Costa (ankle) could return to the team after missing the last five games. Defender Matt Doherty is doubtful after going off injured in the 0-0 draw with Blackburn on Saturday.

Huddersfield, who will guarantee their Championship play-off spot with a win, could welcome back striker Elias Kachunga after he missed Saturday's defeat by Fulham through illness. Forward Izzy Brown (hamstring) is likely to feature from the bench again, as he did on Saturday.

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Your greatest sporting achievement

Gwyn Jones: Won in a matchplay as a Junior and watching my opponent crumble on the 17th & 18th to let me win. I stayed solid and simple.

Matthew Jarvis: When the school headmaster blew his whistle right next to me to signal the end of lunchtime, precisely as I hoofed the ball 50yrds. And time stood still as we both watched it smash the canteen window. Explains why the food had a leathery texture.

Luke Parsons: Scoring a bicycle kick down the local park, then after the game all my mates were trying to recreate it but couldn't. I've never hit a ball cleaner before or since.  

Hull win Niasse appeal

Football

Good news for Hull City fans. Forward Oumar Niasse, sent off in their 2-0 win over Watford on Saturday, has had his red card overturned.

He would have served a three-game ban if it hadn't been overturned.

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Team news

Chelsea v Southampton (19:45 BST)

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill could be involved after he missed the FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham with gastroenteritis. Head coach Antonio Conte is also likely to recall Diego Costa and Eden Hazard after leaving them out of the starting line-up against Spurs.

Southampton midfielder Oriel Romeu is available to face his former side after completing a two-match ban. Sam McQueen is set to miss the fixture because of a minor groin strain. Long-term absentees Matt Targett and Charlie Austin will return to training later this week.

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McGregor goal 'career highlight'

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Celtic's Callum McGregor says his goal in the Scottish Cup win against Rangers was one of the high points of his career.

"Technically and tactically, it has been a real learning curve for everybody in the squad," he said.

"The manager has been praising me highly over the past few weeks.

"It was great to go out, play like that and get a goal on a big occasion."

'A huge game for Chelsea, but a slippery one'

Chelsea v Southampton (19:45 BST)

Jonathan Pearce

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This is huge. If Chelsea follow up their FA Cup semi-final win with an emphatic victory they'll hold their nerve and land the title.

But this is a slippery one. They've found Southampton troublesome at home and the Saints have had 10 days to prepare.

A defeat for the league leaders will open the door for Spurs.

Chelsea were far too open in the thrilling semi-final. They also haven't gone this long without a league clean sheet in nearly 21 years.

Southampton may not have beaten a current top-six side all season but they've looked dangerous away recently. Tricky this for the leaders!

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Your greatest sporting achievement

Duncan: Cycling 70 miles after being diagnosed with rare condition that reduces my airways to a third of normal size.

Matthew Mand: Completed my first ever triathlon on Sunday and managed to do it without passing out and needing medical attention.

Bunty Wilkinson: I was knocked over on the first bend of an 800m heat, got trampled on and was a good 80 metres behind the pack. Battered and bleeding, I chased them down and came into the final straight, where I secured second place and a place in the final later that day. I didn't win that though...second again.

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Mr and Mrs Kenny, CBE

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They've got a whooping 10 Olympic cycling gold medals between them, and today Jason and Laura Kenny shared a proud moment.

"What a wonderful day collecting our CBE's together," wrote Laura on Instagram.

Congratulations, guys!

Bale, Griezmann and Lloris to Man Utd?

Football

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That's what Phil Neville is hoping for. He's shared this photo of what he thinks Manchester United's starting XI will be next season.

'A bit of fun(before people think I know!)' was the caption on his post.

Relegated? Nope, not us

Football

Swindon
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When Swindon Town lost 2-1 to Scunthorpe United in League One at the weekend, it was their 23rd defeat of the season and confirmed their relegation to League Two.

Town fans were raging after the game, not only because their drop was confirmed, but also because the club seemed to ignore the fact that they’d just been relegated.

Only 48 hours after the final whistle at the County Ground was the official match report updated with the dreaded r-word.

Maybe they hoped nobody would notice and they could come back to League One next season?

Here are more tales of people who struggled to come to terms with defeat.

'Liverpool's loss, Spurs' gain'

Crystal Palace v Tottenham (Wednesday, 20:00 BST)

Crystal Palace

Dele Alli
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Here's more from Sam Allardyce before Wednesday's game against Spurs:

"I'm good friends with (former MK Dons boss) Karl Robinson and his words are that Dele Alli is the best he's ever seen. Liverpool's loss is, Spurs' gain.  

"Developing players in this country has become one of the hardest jobs clubs face. It is hard to find the Allis of this world sadly.  

"Son, Kane and Alli have been in such good goalscoring form we need to master that side of their game."

Allardyce's 'best spell' as a manager

Crystal Palace v Tottenham (Wed, 20:00 BST)

Crystal Palace

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Spurs may be the in-form team in the Premier League, but Sam Allardyce doesn't fear them.

"Some of the best results I've had in my long career as a Premier League manager, Chelsea and Liverpool away, Arsenal at home,"

"We can't take our foot off the gas and think we've done it. That's how we beat West Brom, they hit 40 points and relaxed.

"It's probably the best spell I've had as a manager, in terms of an eight-game period, given who we've beaten and how we've done it."

'Tomkins may not be fit again this season'

Crystal Palace v Tottenham (Wed, 20:00 BST)

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Sam Allardyce is speaking to the media before Wednesday's game against Spurs, and has given an update on centre-half James Tomkins.  

"It's a bad injury for Tomkins," says Allardyce. "I am very pleased there's nothing broken given the nature of the tackle. He may not be fit again this season.

"I think he (Liverpool's Marko Grujic) was lucky to get a yellow, he wasn't in control and hit just above the ankle." 

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Your sporting highlight

Waqas Hussain: Completing the London2Brighton challenge, 100km on foot! 

Henri Cooke: Walking in at number eight with the match looking like a goner. 38no off 12 balls later and I was carried off the field.

Bing: Beating two-time world champion Ady Lewis in a leg of darts. He MIGHT have given me a start though. 

Adrian Lewis
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Suspended Fury targets July comeback

Boxing

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Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is targeting a July return to boxing.

The 28-year-old said in a post on social media he was aiming to return on the Billy Joe Saunders-Avtandil Khurtsize undercard.

Fury, who has not fought since he beat Wladmir Klitschko in November 2015, had his licence revoked in October as he dealt with mental health problems.

Sotherton set for second bronze upgrade

Heptathlon

Great Britain's Kelly Sotherton
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Britain's Kelly Sotherton is set to be upgraded to an Olympic bronze medal for the second time in five months after retrospective drug tests.

Russian Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of the heptathlon bronze she won at Beijing in 2008 after testing positive for a steroid.

Sotherton won heptathlon bronze in 2004 and had already been moved to third in the Beijing 4x400m relay after Belarus and Russia's disqualification.

She was fifth in the 2008 heptathlon.

'There has to be a reaction from Boro'

Middlesbrough v Sunderland (Wednesday, 19:45 BST)

Middlesbrough

Steve Agnew
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We've heard from David Moyes before tomorrow's relegation six-pointer. Here's what Middlesbrough boss Steve Agnew had to say:

"If we have a good night and an enjoyable and vocal night, and we can walk away from the stadium saying it was a fantastic performance full of intensity, then I'm very confident we can come away with three points.

"The players are desperate to put on a performance for the fans and there has to be a reaction after the disappointment of Saturday."

'We are not sure we can catch Chelsea'

Crystal Palace v Tottenham (Wednesday, 20:00 BST)

Second-placed Tottenham are four points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea, who play at home against Southampton tonight.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, whose side face Crystal Palace away on Wednesday, is trying to put the pressure on to Antonio Conte's side.

"In the Premier League if it is not possible to catch Chelsea, it is about being in the top four," says Pochettino.

"We are not sure we can catch Chelsea - it is up to them. They play tonight and we will see what happens, but our game is one we must win."

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Your sporting highlight

Stu rt H rley: Playing for TLH Hotels in the local company cricket league in 1999. We did the league & cup double & were unbeaten throughout.

Simon Newby: I ran my first half marathon on Sunday. Did the Southampton Half Marathon in 2:07:53.3. Eighteen months ago a 15.5st smoker!

Hassan_Anfield: Scoring a superb solo goal in a five-a-side game last year in Abuja with Jay-Jay Okocha also playing. 

Keep sending us your suggestions using the #bbcsportsday hashtag on Twitter.

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Sunderland 'near desperation'

Middlesbrough v Sunderland (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Sunderland

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A win for Sunderland would draw them level on points with Middlesbrough, and David Moyes says Wednesday's game will be huge for both clubs.

"I can't talk for Middlesbrough I can only talk for us as it's near desperation. The only thing I have got in my head is how to beat Boro," Moyes said.

"It is such a big game for both clubs. We played well against West Ham and we'll go into this game confident."    

'If we win this it gives us a real chance'

Middlesbrough v Sunderland (Wed, 19:45 BST)

Sunderland

dAVID MOYES
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David Moyes is facing the media before Wednesday's game against fellow Premier League strugglers Middlesbrough. Sunderland are 12 points from safety with six games left, while Boro are nine points from safety with five to play.

Moyes, who is celebrating his birthday today, said the best present he could ask for would be three points tomorrow.

"There is a belief in the squad we can get three points tomorrow night. It is important we give the fans something to cheer about. We haven't done that enough this season," he said.

"We are really focusing on staying in the Premier League. If we win this next one it gives us a real chance on Saturday." 

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Brighton and Newcastle are already celebrating after securing their places in next season's Premier League, but who will be joining them?

Now is your chance to tell us.

Our vote has the five teams who still have hopes of winning promotion from the Championship.

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O'Sullivan recovers to level with Ding

Snooker

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Ronnie O'Sullivan is level with Ding Junhui at four frames all in the World Championship quarter-final after recovering from 3-0 down.

Tributes to Tito

Football

Three years ago today, former Barcelona player and manager Tito Vilanova died. Players from around the globe have been paying their tributes, with Chelsea's Pedro tweeting "Thank you for everything you gave us. Tito, it's always our memory."

Premier League managers coming up

Football

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We've still got three Premier League managers set to face the media.

David Moyes and Steve Agnew are up at around 13:30 BST, before Sam Allardyce at around 14:30 BST.

As always, we'll bring you the news from those as we get it.

Robinson charged with alleged misconduct

Football

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Birmingham City defender Paul Robinson has been charged with alleged misconduct after Sunday's game against Aston Villa.

The 38-year-old was involved in an incident with James Chester which was not seen by the referee at the time, but was caught on video.

He has until 18:00 BST on 26 April 2017 to reply to the charge.  

BreakingScotland in World Cup qualifying Group 2

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Scotland have been drawn into Group 2 for the Women's World Cup qualifiers.

They'll face Switzerland, Poland,  Belarus and Albania.

Read more on the draw here.

Steph Houghton (left) and Jess Fishlock

England women v Wales in qualifiers

England and Wales women have been drawn in the same group for European qualifying for the 2019 Women's World Cup.

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'I would be dead without football'

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James Casling's father killed himself on 15th birthday

James Casling tried to kill himself multiple times from the age of 15. But football has given him a reason to live.

You can watch the full report on how QPR's mental health team have been helping James on the Victoria Derbyshire programme.

And if you want to find out how to get into football - or any other sport to help your mental wellbeing - have a look at the Get Inspired guides.

England and Wales in same World Cup qualifying group

Football

England women
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England women have been drawn into Group 1 for the 2019 World Cup qualifiers.

Mark Sampson's Lionesses will face Wales, Russia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kazakhstan.

The qualifiers will be played from 11 September 2017 to 4 September 2018, with the winner of each of the seven groups will join hosts France at the 2019 tournament.