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Summary

  1. West Brom v Chelsea (20:00 BST); Chelsea will become champions if they win
  2. Also: Everton v Watford 19:45
  3. Harry Redknapp to remain as Birmingham City manager for 2017-18
  4. Stoke keen to sell record signing Giannelli Imbula
  5. Get involved: Your sporting nightmares or when you refused to give up #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Shamoon Hafez and Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

And that is it for today's Sportsday.

Stay across the BBC Sport website for all the build-up to tonight's Premier League matches as Chelsea aim to win the title.

As always, the BBC Sport website will have all the news and reaction from a hectic weekend of sport and Sportsday will be back at 08:00 BST on Monday morning.

Thanks for your comments and bye for now.

History in the making?

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

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  • A Chelsea win would secure their fifth Premier League title in the last 13 seasons, a record only matched by Manchester United.
  • The Blues can earn three successive Premier League clean sheets for the first time in 2017.
  • They are the division's highest scorers with 75 goals. They have only once scored more often in a Premier League season: 103 goals in 2009-10.
  • Antonio Conte would be only the fourth manager to lift the Premier League trophy in his first season in England, emulating Jose Mourinho in 2004-05, Carlo Ancelotti in 2009-10 and Manuel Pellegrini in 2013-14.
  • John Terry could become the first player from outside of Manchester United to win the Premier League five times.

View from the gantry

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

Guy Mowbray

Match of the Day commentator

"With tickets for Chelsea supporters reportedly being sold for almost £1,800, it's clear that Blues supporters believe that this is the day.

"Could their final away game be one last spoke in the wheels though?

"On form (or lack of it), Albion have little to no chance, but they do have their own goal of a best ever Premier League points total to aim for - and a pretty good recent home record against Chelsea.

"Then there's the threat Tony Pulis' team always poses from set-pieces.

"So might Chelsea have to wait until the Watford game to pop the champagne corks? Probably not.

"I've tried to make a case for Albion to win. Chelsea's doesn't need making."

Team news

Tottenham v Manchester United (Sunday, 16:30 BST)

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has no fresh injury concerns ahead of his side's final game at White Hart Lane. Left-back Danny Rose has returned to full training but is not yet match fit.

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini will miss the fixture as he serves the final match of a domestic suspension. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ashley Young, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are all out for the remainder of the season.

Marouane Fellaini
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Team news

West Ham United v Liverpool (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Mark Noble and Cheikhou Kouyate will miss West Ham's final two games after surgery on long-standing injuries. Andy Carroll, Michail Antonio, Pedro Obiang, Diafra Sakho, Angelo Ogbonna and Arthur Masuaku remain sidelined.

Roberto Firmino and Lucas Leiva are both doubts for Liverpool because of muscle problems. Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge are in contention to start after making several substitute appearances following returns from injury.

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Team news

Crystal Palace v Hull City (Sunday, 13:30 BST)

Crystal Palace will monitor injury doubts James Tomkins, Yohan Cabaye and Scott Dann. The Eagles will also assess Joel Ward, who broke his nose at Manchester City, and Andros Townsend, who is managing an Achilles problem.

Winger Lazar Markovic will miss Hull's final two games of the season after injuring his ankle against Sunderland. Defender Omar Elabdellaoui returns to the squad after missing seven games with a back problem.

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Who will top qualifying in Spain?

Formula 1

Who will top qualifying in Spain?
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The 2016 Spanish Grand Prix gave us one of the races of the season, as a young buck named Max Verstappen wrote his name into the F1 history books.

At the tender age of 18 years and 227 days, the Red Bull driver produced a masterful display of skill and aggression to claim top spot at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Fast forward a year, and it's a Mercedes v Ferrari two-way contest, with Valtteri Bottas the man celebrating his first win in Russia last time out.

Head here to make your predictions

Video technology needed after 'worst season ever'

Football

BBC football expert Pat Nevin makes the case for the introduction of video assistant referees, after a series of controversial decisions in big matches this season.

Watch below. 

Nevin: VARs needed after 'worst season ever'

Saying goodbye to your home

Tottenham v Man Utd (Sun, 16:30 BST)

Tottenham Hotspur

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Tottenham say goodbye to White Hart Lane on Sunday as work continues on land beside the stadium for their new venue.

Take a look at the other Premier League clubs who have moved grounds

Happy 30th birthday

Football

Many happy returns to West Ham and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph who turns 30 today.

Darren Randolph of West Ham celebrates
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Congratulations

Kadeena Cox, who won Paralympic gold medals in athletics and cycling events in Rio, was also at Buckingham Palace to collect her MBE.

Five members of the British women's hockey team that won Olympic gold - Crista Cullen, Susannah Townsend, Georgie Twigg, Laura Unsworth and Hollie Webb - also collected MBEs.

BBC Sport app users may need to click on the links to see the pictures.

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By royal appointment

Cricket

Test Match Special commentator Jonathan Agnew has today received an MBE from the Duke of Cambridge for services to broadcasting.

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Team news

Stoke City v Arsenal (Saturday, 17:30 BST)

Stoke have no new injury worries, with only long-term absentees Ibrahim Afellay and Stephen Ireland sidelined. Striker Saido Berahino could start after being an unused substitute on his return from illness last time out.

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should be fit despite limping off early in the midweek game against Southampton with a hamstring injury. Laurent Koscielny, who missed that match with a calf problem, will be assessed before Saturday's game.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
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Team news

Sunderland v Swansea (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Relegated Sunderland could be unchanged following their win at Hull.  

Swansea head coach Paul Clement may name the same side which began last week's crucial 1-0 win against Everton. Wayne Routledge and Angel Rangel could return to the squad after respective hernia and foot problems, but neither is likely to start.

Jefferson Montero remains sidelined by a hamstring injury, while fellow winger Nathan Dyer is still out with an Achilles problem.

Wayne Routledge
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Team news

Middlesbrough v Southampton (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Middlesbrough's head coach Steve Agnew is again likely to be without Daniel Ayala, Gaston Ramirez and Victor Valdes because of injury. However, Adlene Guedioura is close to a first-team return after recovering from a groin strain.

Southampton boss Claude Puel may include striker Charlie Austin, who has been out since December with a dislocated shoulder. Defender Matt Targett could also make his return after a long-term absence.

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Team news

Bournemouth v Burnley (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling is expected to be available on Saturday after a calf problem. Ryan Fraser is nursing an Achilles complaint and will be assessed, while Benik Afobe is still sidelined by a hamstring strain.

Burnley's Michael Keane missed last week's draw with West Brom because of a calf injury but has returned to training and should be fit. His defensive partner Ben Mee is likely to miss out again with a shin injury.

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Team news

Manchester City v Leicester City (Saturday, 12:30 BST)

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero and defender John Stones face fitness tests on their respective muscular problems. Manager Pep Guardiola is without long-term injury victims Claudio Bravo and Ilkay Gundogan.

Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater will miss the remainder of the season with a thigh injury. Robert Huth is doubtful because of a foot problem, while injured captain Wes Morgan remains sidelined.

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Friday team news

West Brom v Chelsea (20:00 BST)

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West Brom defender Jonny Evans is fit to face champions-elect Chelsea after overcoming the ankle injury that forced him off in last week's draw at Burnley. Hal Robson-Kanu has recovered from a hamstring problem but Matt Phillips remains sidelined by a similar injury.

Chelsea will have N'Golo Kante available as they seek to clinch the win they need to become champions. The PFA and Football Writers' Player of the Year missed Monday's win over Middlesbrough with a thigh strain.

Friday team news

Everton v Watford (19:45 BST)

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is fit to face Watford after a two-match absence with a thigh strain. However, goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg is out of Friday's game because of a groin problem.

Watford's Jose Holebas and Ben Watson are available after recovering from respective foot and groin injuries. Tom Cleverley is ineligible to face the Toffees under the terms of his loan deal, while Miguel Britos and Craig Cathcart are still out.

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A busy weekend

Football

Need some help with your Fantasy Football selections? Time for some team news then.

Stanford refocused after World Cup win

Triathlon

Welsh triathlete Non Stanford is confident she can make the most of her first ever World Cup win following a winter disrupted by injury.

The 28-year-old won the Chengdu event in China and will now compete in her first World Series triathlon of the season in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday.

"For me the weekend was about getting back into racing and refocusing more than the victory itself," she said.

"Winning gives me a bit more confidence going into the World Series."

Watch Non compete from 01:50 on Saturday, or if you don't fancy the early start then you can catch the race repeated from 09:30 on the BBC Red Button.

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Three held over IPL betting

Cricket

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Police have arrested three people suspected of illegal betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

The men were arrested on Thursday at a hotel where two IPL teams were staying after a match in the northern city of Kanpur

Police told the BBC that the men had contact with low-level staff at Green Park stadium to obtain information about the condition of the pitch.

Two IPL teams and three players were banned in 2013 on corruption charges.

BBL Play-off final

Sunday (16:00 BST)

Following on from the WBBL Play-off final the O2 plays host to the BBL Play-off final on Sunday afternoon as Leicester Riders take on the Newcastle Eagles.

The Riders will be looking to complete the treble as they look to add to their BBL trophy and BBL championship wins earlier this season.

Meanwhile the Eagles will be hoping to build on their BBL Cup win in January, which was their third BBL Cup win in a row.

You can watch all the action live from 16:00 BST on the BBC Red Button and across Connected TV & online. 

Leicester Riders v Newcastle Eagles
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WBBL Play-off final

Sunday (13:00 BST)

The British basketball season reaches its conclusion this weekend with a double header from the O2 Arena. 

First up is the WBBL Play-off final as Sevenoaks Suns take on the Nottingham Wildcats, the suns will be hoping to make it a double after winning the WBBL trophy earlier this year.

Nottingham Wildcats finished the season as Champions but will hope to go one better in the play-off final, after losing in the last two finals.

You can watch all the action live from 13:00 BST on the BBC Red Button and across Connected TV & online. 

Sevenoaks Suns v Nottingham Wildcats
WBBL

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Your sporting nightmares / times you never gave up

Mickie M: Bowled the last over against local "rival" school who needed four off the last ball, went for a run out and threw 4 overthrows!

Ben Wire: 24 all-out was a cricket mare but to be sure I pushed our keeper aside to catch one skied by their skipper... and dropped it.

Birmingham 'will not fear' Man City

Women's football

Jess Carter
Rex Features

Birmingham City will not fear league champions Manchester City in Saturday's Women's FA Cup final, says Women's PFA Young Player of the Year Jess Carter.

The defender, 19, helped Birmingham knock out holders Arsenal in the quarter-finals before a semi-final win over Chelsea Ladies on penalties.

Manchester City are bidding to add the FA Cup to their 2016 WSL and Continental Cup (League Cup) titles.

"We don't fear anyone, especially not City," Carter told BBC WM.

On this day

Football

In 2011, Kenny Dalglish was appointed as permanent manager of Liverpool on a three-year deal.

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What's the decision Pep?

Man City v Leicester (Saturday, 12:30 BST)

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has decided on the futures of his seven out of contract players - but isn't saying what he will do.

Yaya Toure, Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta, Bacary Sagna, Willy Caballero, Jesus Navas and Tosin Adarabioyo are all free to leave this summer.

There are three full-backs in that list; Zabaleta, Sagna and Clichy. It is likely at least two will go. Yaya Toure has done well in the second half of the season but after being ignored my Guardiola for most of the first-half, the Ivorian is on shaky ground also.

There have been suggestions Adarabioyo is close to a new deal but it is also understand he has been less than impressed by his lack of opportunities this season.

'It has been difficult to be happy'

Tottenham v Manchester United (Sunday, 16:30 BST)

Tottenham Hotspur

Chelsea will be crowned as English champions tonight if they beat West Brom, and Mauricio Pochettino, whose Spurs side are second, will be watching on television.

"I will watch because I love football, there is no reason for not watching - football is my passion," said Pochettino.

"The season so far has been good, but when you don't win you feel disappointed as that is our ambition.

"It was difficult from Monday to Wednesday at training and it was difficult to be happy but then we have only been focused on Manchester United. We are looking forward to playing and the last game at White Hart Lane so there are many reasons to be focused."

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Spurs still disappointed at loss to West Ham - Pochettino

Tottenham v Manchester United (Sunday, 16:30 BST)

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham are hoping Chelsea slip up tonight at West Brom to keep Spurs' slim Premier League title hopes alive.

Mauricio Pochettino's team suffered a shock 1-0 loss at West Ham on 5 May to leave Spurs six points behind Chelsea.

The Argentine said: "We have three games to play, we still feel disappointed from last week and it is difficult to take off this feeling. We missed a good opportunity to put pressure on Chelsea and to fight nearly to the end. Now it is in their hands to win the Premier League and it is so difficult for us to win.

"Before the game we thought anything was possible, but afterwards it was a big disappointment and it was difficult to lift everyone."

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Romero to start in final

Man Utd reach Europa League final

Manchester United

Sergio Romero
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Sergio Romero is set to start for Manchester United in the Europa League final, with Jose Mourinho saying there was "no dilemma" in sticking with the Argentina goalkeeper in favour of regular first-choice David de Gea. 

Spain's De Gea, 26, played three games during the group stages but Romero, 30, has started each Europa League tie since the last-32 stage. 

"I never saw in all my career two goalkeepers to be so friendly because it is a position when you always have a little bit of rivalry, especially if you are both the same kind of level," said Mourinho. 

"I think it is fair Sergio is going to play the final and David accepts, because he has already played Europa League matches and if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy."

Moyes unhappy at Defoe's relegation-release clause

Sunderland v Swansea City (Saturday, 15:00 BST)

Sunderland

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe's time at the club could be coming to an end with the team relegated from the Premier League.

The England international, 34, has a relegation-release clause in his contract, which boss David Moyes is not too happy about.

"He has scored goals and we have needed those goals," said Moyes. "We hope he stays, the supporters hope he says, but it has to be Jermain's decision.

"There is a clause in his contract, which is hard to take. In my time as manager I wouldn't have allowed a clause to be in there but it is and we have to honour the contract."

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Jermain Defoe has scored 15 of Sunderland's 28 Premier League goals this season

Season a success - Mourinho

Man Utd reach Europa League final

Manchester United

Jose Mourinho
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Manchester United's season will be a success even if they lose the Europa League final, says boss Jose Mourinho.

However Mourinho accepts it would "make sense" for the season to be viewed as a failure if United, who edged out Celta Vigo to reach the final, lose to Ajax. 

Mourinho, 54, became the first manager in United history to win a major trophy in his first season when he claimed the EFL Cup in February. 

"We did things nobody did in this club in the first season," said Mourinho.

What do cricketers do when it rains?

Cricket

Stephan Shemilt

BBC Sport

Have a burger. These are some of the Derbyshire squad during a rain break in their game against Lancashire at Blackpool.

Derbyshire are 41-0 after eight overs in their One-Day Cup game versus Lancashire.

Follow live commentary from today's One-Day Cup games here.

Stephan Shemilt
Stephan Shemilt

Hales smashes six into comm box

Cricket

Dave Gracegirdle
BBC

This is brilliant.

Nottinghamshire opener Alex Hales smashed a six into the BBC commentary box in his side's One-Day Cup match with Durham at Trent Bridge.

Listen to the commentary as BBC commentators Dave Bracegirdle and Martin Emmerson retrieve the ball after it flies through their open window at the Radcliffe Road End.

Head here for the clip

Lambert Wolves future in doubt

Football

BBC Radio 5 live

Paul Lambert
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Paul Lambert's role as Wolves head coach is in doubt because of a dispute over who has the final say in signing players, reports BBC Radio 5 live.

The 47-year-old, who was appointed in November after Walter Zenga's sacking, has concerns about agent Jorge Mendes' involvement in the recruitment process.

Wolves started well under Zenga after making 12 summer signings, several of which were arranged by Mendes.

But the Italian left after 14 games and Wolves finished 15th under Lambert.

On this day

Golf

In 2016, Ireland's Shane Lowry wrote his name into the history books with a tournament-record 29 shots through his last nine holes on day one of the Players Championship at Sawgrass, giving him a share of the clubhouse lead.

Players Championship 2017 11-14 May:Follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website on Saturday and Sunday

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Djokovic gets walkover

Madrid Open

Novak Djokovic
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Former world number one Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the Madrid Open without having to strike a ball.

The Serb gets a walkover into the last after Japan's Kei Nishikori withdrew from their scheduled quarter-final tie with a wrist injury.

Djokovic could face Rafael Nadal - who plays David Goffin - next. 

I feel like my life has gone full circle now - John Stubbs

#Getinspired

Paralympian John Stubbs is Britain's most successful archer with a cabinet full of accolades including a Paralympic gold medal from 2008 and four world titles.

However, the 51-year-old has had to overcome a traumatic accident and a tough battle with mental health issues. 

It all started back on 6 November 1989 - a date which would have even more significance later in his triumphant archery career... 

Get Inspired: How Paralympian archer John Stubbs was saved

Read the full story here.

Why did Southampton do Arsenal a favour?

West Ham United v Liverpool (Sunday, 14:15 BST)

Liverpool

Liverpool are third in the Premier League, but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is still frustrated with his side's goalless draw against Southampton last week.

He said: "We had 70% possession against Southampton, who were very defensive. Against Arsenal (on Wednesday) they were very open so I am not sure why they did this favour to Arsenal?"

Liverpool will move closer to Champions League football next season if they win at West Ham on Sunday. 

Klopp added: "It is really exciting and also the money you can earn as a football club. We all know about the situation, the players want to qualify and be in this fantastic tournament, just like I do."

Liverpool
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James Milner had a penalty saved in Liverpool's 0-0 draw with Southampton on Sunday