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  1. Konta withdraws from Eastbourne through injury
  2. Britain's Watson loses to Wozniacki in semi-finals
  3. BBC to show live cricket from 2020
  4. Barcelona bring back Deulofeu from Everton
  5. Huddersfield boss Wagner signs new two-year deal
  6. Ake joins Bournemouth for club record fee
  7. Latest football transfer gossip

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By Jamie Lillywhite and Libby Dawes

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Good afternoon all....

That's all from Sportsday today - go and enjoy your Friday evening...

Whatever you are up to, you can follow all the action with the Under-21's European Championship final - Spain v Germany on the BBC Sport website from 19:30 BST.

We will be back on Monday for Day One of Wimbledon 2017. Get excited.

Radio 4's Open Country heads to SW19

BBC Radio 4

You know we are very high-brow here at Sportsday...

Yes we are.

So today, we are listening to Radio 4's Alison Mitchell taking us on a tour around Wimbledon to go behind the scenes of this iconic sporting venue.

Great to listen to if you have a spare 25 minutes...

Alison Mitchell meets the people who cultivate the sporting landscape at Wimbledon.

Fourth TdF title my biggest challenge - Froome

Britain's Chris Froome says winning a fourth Tour de France title is the 'biggest challenge' of his career.

5 live Sport

BBC Radio 5 live

Tonight's 5 live Sport with Jason Mohammad from 19:00 BST looks at football issues with former Everton midfielder Leon Osman and the sports editor of the Independent, Ed Malyon. There is also a comprehensive preview of the second Test between the All Blacks and the Lions in the company of former players from either side, Nick Evans and Martyn Williams.

Lyon look beyond Lacazette?


The Standard say that Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has confirmed that he has already begun plans to replace striker Alexandre Lacazette, who is wanted by Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette

Murray feeling 'good' after three practice sessions today

Wimbledon 2017

Andy Murray
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Britain's Andy Murray said he was feeling "good" after practising three times on Friday as he recovers from a hip injury which saw him pull out of his final Wimbledon warm-up match.

Murray, 30, pulled out of an exhibition match in London on Friday, three days before he begins his Wimbledon defence.

BBC Sport's David Ornstein said Murray "grimaced" at times during practice but was "comfortable" in his final session.

Ivan Lendl, the world number one's coach, said: "Practice has gone well."

Bony on song


Plenty on offer for you in the BBC World Service's Sportshour, including how the Premier League table isn’t the only the chart Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony will be interested in this season.

The Ivory Coast international has been discussing the launch of his own record label, which is aimed at helping Afrobeat artists get into the music industry.

Premier League star Wilfried Bony launches an afrobeats record label

Barcelona activate Deulofeu buy-back clause


Gerard Deulofeu
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Barcelona have activated the buy-back clause for Gerard Deulofeu.

The club have released the statement in the past few moments: "In the following days, the terms will be agreed with both Everton and the player. Deulofeu’s contract will run until 30 June 2019".

More on this soon...

Ogbonna stays with Hammers


West Ham's Italian defender Angelo Ogbonna signs a new five-year deal.

Broad in Notts squad for Lord's showpiece


BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

The Royal London One-Day Cup final between Nottinghamshire and Surrey takes place at Lord's tomorrow and there will be live commentary on 5 live sports extra, with more coverage details below. England bowler Stuart Broad, hoping to prove his fitness for Thursday's first Test against South Africa following a bruised heel, is included in the Notts squad.

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Great news, podcast fans...

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Send your suggestions of sporting discussion topics to them using #fredsavsyed

Delighted to tell you @flintoff11 Sav and ping pong guy will be back from September for series 2 on @bbc5live 👍🏻 #fredsavsyed

'Do or die' for Lions - Farrell

Rugby union

It's the second Test in Wellington tomorrow, I do like to see the Haka in full terrifying flow. Which variant of the Haka will it be? I heard a roister doister say the British & Irish Lions should perform a Morris dance in response.

Anyway, the Lions need to win to retain a chance of a series victory and defence coach Andy Farrell is well aware of the task ahead against the All Blacks.

Second Test is 'do or die' for Lions - Andy Farrell

Great news, tennis fans...


Sidebottom hails rights deal


BBC Radio 5 live

Ryan Sidebottom
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Former England left-arm seamer Ryan Sidebottom has been giving his reaction to today's news that international cricket will return to the BBC in 2020.

He told BBC Radio 5 live's Friday Sports Panel: "I'm chuffed to bits. I think it's much needed. After the 2005 Ashes, the intake of children taking up cricket has slowly gone downhill so I think it's amazing for cricket, it's great for the players, it's great for international cricket and the fans.

"It's great for county cricket that all the players will get to showcase their talents on free to air tv. I know that I grew up watching Test matches and one day games on television and hopefully it'll grow more and more popular with the younger generation watching it on television.”

Watson loses to Wozniacki in Eastbourne semi final


Sam Smith

Former British number one

Heather Watson will feel a little bit disappointed because she turned things around after a passive opening set and was up a break up in the third.

The plus side is she has lots of confidence, is playing well and can go into Wimbledon with this run of form behind her.

She looked like a top-20 player in the second set which is where she should probably be rather than 126.

She can play a very aggressive game in practice but seems to leave it in the locker room because she feels she needs to be careful with her shots rather than hitting them as hard as she can.

Watson's winning streak ends


Heather Watson
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Earlier today, Heather Watson's fine run at the Aegon International in Eastbourne came to an end when she was beaten 6-2 3-6 7-5 by Caroline Wozniacki in the semi-finals.

The Briton, ranked 126 after a disappointing year, had her serve broken three three times by the world number six in a nervous first set.

No more play at Eastbourne before 15:30 BST


👍 The #AegonInternational #Eastbourne covers are being deflated for a not before 3:30 pm start!

👍 The #AegonInternational #Eastbourne covers are being deflated for a not before 3:30 pm start!

Brollies up.

Go and find an little indoor bar to pass the time....

Back in the swing


The rigours of pre-season training. Looks like a fairly low-key start at Premier League newcomers Brighton. The Seagulls host Manchester City on the opening day of the season in six weeks.

#BHAFC's players take a light jog as part of their medical and physical assessments.

#BHAFC's players take a light jog as part of their medical and physical assessments.

Liverpool prepared to break club record for Keita


Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

It also remains to be seen whether Keita himself is attracted by a move to the Premier League.

If Klopp, who returns to the club's Melwood training HQ to start pre-season preparations next week, and Liverpool do make their interest concrete, the fee involved will have to be well in excess of the £34m (39m Euros) paid recently to Roma for Mo Salah recently and over and above the £35m it took to sign Andy Carroll from Newcastle United in January 2011.

Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group are determined to back Klopp in the market after took them back into the Champions League after finishing fourth last season.

Liverpool prepared to break club record for Keita


Phil McNulty

BBC Sport chief football writer

Naby Keita
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Liverpool are willing to pay a club record fee to bring RB Leipzig midfield man Naby Keita to Anfield.

Leipzig insist the 22-year-old Guinea international will not be sold this summer after they qualified for next season's Champions League.

Keita has been touted as having a £70m price tag, although he has a £48m release clause in his contract that can be unlocked next summer.

Liverpool have yet to make a bid for Keita but manager Jurgen Klopp is a huge admirer and the Anfield hierarchy look certain to test Leipzig's determination to keep someone who has been a central figure in their success with a firm offer.

How far could you go in one of these?


Rob Groves preparing for his handcycilng trip around the coast of England and Wales
Rob Groves

Rob Groves, 61, is getting ready to handcycle 2,500 miles around the coast of England and Wales, starting off in Brighton this Sunday, 2 July and finishing in London on Friday, 28 July.

Read all about Rob's former life as a bodybuilder, his journey into handcycling, his aims for the ride and how you can keep up with it here.

'I didn't do enough' - Jade Jones

Taekwondo World Championships

Nick Hope

BBC Sport Olympic sports reporter

Double Olympic champion Jade Jones took a bronze medal in the World Taekwondo Championships after losing in the semi-finals to Lee Ah-reum earlier this morning.

The Welsh fighter, 24, was beaten 14-8 by the home favourite in South Korea.

"Sometimes you lose and I just have to go away from here and train hard get better," Jones told BBC Sport.

"I'm obviously saving it for the big occasion in Manchester for the Worlds [in 2019].

"I just wasn't me. I didn't fight as well as I normally fight and I just didn't pressure enough. I didn't do enough."

Jade Jones

Morgan backs rights agreement


England one-day captain Eoin Morgan welcomes today's cricket rights deal, which will see live action return to the BBC from 2020.

Well done @SkySports and @BBCSport for committing to grow the game at all levels 🙌 The future is bright 🏏



David Ornstein

BBC Sport at Wimbledon

World number one Andy Murray is having his third practice session of the day, back on his favourite Court 15 at Aorangi Park.

He is hitting with 17-year-old Scottish junior Aidan Mchugh, who is coached by Toby Smith, brother of GB David Cup captain Leon Smith.

Murray looks ok, fairly comfortable and relaxed. His team appear relaxed too.

Andy Murray in practice
BBC Sport

Terriers target double swoop


Huddersfield manager David Wagner signed a two-year contract extension earlier today and the Daily Mirror say he is interested in bringing Derby winger Tom Ince to the newly-promoted Terriers, plus former Nottingham Forest wideman Oliver Burke, the 20-year-old Scotland international, on a loan from RB Leipzig.

New kit deal for Spurs


This won't come as a huge surprise to Spurs fans but confirmation that the Lilywhites have signed a "multi-year agreement" with sportswear firm Nike, having ended a five-year association with Under Armour.

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Hughie Fury set for Manchester title bid


Hughie Fury
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Hughie Fury, younger cousin of former world heavyweight champion Tyson, will have the chance to fight for the WBO heavyweight title against defending champion Joseph Parker at the Manchester Arena on 23 September.

Fury, 22, had been scheduled to challenge New Zealander Parker, 25, in Auckland on 6 May 6 until a back injury forced his withdrawal a fortnight before.

Ahh British summer time....


Unfortunately the ☔️ has returned and the covers are coming on at the #AegonInternational #Eastbourne! ☹️

Unfortunately the ☔️ has returned and the covers are coming on at the #AegonInternational #Eastbourne! ☹️

Palace rule out £30m Sakho?


The London Evening Standard say Crystal Palace will not consider a move for Mamadou Sakho, who was on loan at the club last term. Liverpool want £30m for the 27-year-old and Palace will consider cheaper options.

Ward v Edmund in all-British showdown


Russell Fuller

BBC tennis correspondent

The qualifiers have been placed for the Wimbledon first round draw.

Alex Ward, at 855 in the world, will play fellow Britain Kyle Edmund in round one.

Andy Murray plays Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan, who is 134 in the world. Bublik qualifies as a lucky loser (a player who lost in the final round of qualifying but comes into the draw because of an injury withdrawal).

Friday Sports Panel

BBC Radio 5 live

Multiple swimming medallist Fran Halsall, former England fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom and world cup winning England rugby player Maggie Alphonsi are Eleanor Oldroyd's guests discussing the sports news of the day in 5 live's Friday Sports Panel on air now.

Konta: I'm doing everything I can for Wimbledon


Meanwhile, British number one Johanna Konta is doing "everything I can" to be ready for Wimbledon after she withdraw from her Eastbourne semi-final with a back injury suffered during her win over Angelique Kerber.

Game, set and match - Wozniacki though to Eastbourne final

Watson 2-6 6-3 5-7 Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki

It was closer than close in that final set but multiple unforced errors from Watson meant the Dane was able to break through.

It ended 2-6 6-3 5-7 in favour of former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and she goes on to face Karolina Pliskova in Saturday's final.

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In the spotlight


A moment most Huddersfield fans surely thought would never happen? The Terriers in the Premier League. They begin on the opening day with a trip to Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace.

New fixture cards out @htafcmegastore

New fixture cards out @htafcmegastore

It's time to celebrate cricket!


With the return of live cricket to the BBC TV in 21 years, why not find out how YOU can get involved with game.

We've got all you need to know with our Get Inspired guide or, if you have/know any five- to eight-year-olds who would like to try the game then the All Stars Cricket might be for them.

Just ask England bowler Stuart Broad.....

Stuart Broad surprises children with an All Stars Cricket kit

Murray on court


Staying with the grass courts and we have some footage of Andy Murray in training this morning. How does the world number one look to be moving to you? Is it all part of a master plan? Let us know your thoughts on his chances for Wimbledon at #bbcsportsday

Andy Murray limping at pre-Wimbledon practice session

Deciding set shootout...

Watson 2-6 6-3 Wozniacki

Heather Watson

It's a one set match now between Heather Watson and Caroline Wozniacki at Eastbourne.

The Brit took the second in convincing style but was helped by Wozniacki, who has been suffering with an abdominal injury, taking a medical time out.

Let's go Heather, let's go!

Remember, a place in the final is up for grabs...

Watch it here or on the BBC Red Button NOW!

Gunners abandon Mbappe interest?


The Daily Mail say Arsenal are not going to pursue Monaco's 18-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe and will focus instead on Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette and Monaco's Thomas "Mark" Lemar.

Arsenal end interest in Kylian Mbappe but target two Ligue 1 stars

Arsenal end interest in Kylian Mbappe but target two Ligue 1 stars