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Elizabeth Hudson and Mandeep Sanghera

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  1. Meet the Aussies


    England will host Australia in the Ashes this summer and, with the series starting in Cardiff on Wednesday, why don't you test your knowledge of the tourists.

    Which Australia player is obsessed with bananas? Who is scared of ghosts? Who can belt out a tune? Find out by taking BBC Sports Ashes quiz by clicking here. On that note, it's goodbye from another edition of Sportsday as we try out the quiz.

    The Australia cricket team celebrate winning their Test series against the West Indies in 2015
  2. Doing your homework


    Greg Rutherford

    What's in your back garden? Olympic champion Greg Rutherford has a long jump runway and pit...

  3. Savelio signs St Helens deal

    Rugby League

    Andre Savelio

    St Helens forward Andre Savelio, 20, has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the reigning Super League champions to the end of 2017.

    Savelio has been with Saints since the age of 14 and has so far made 21 senior appearances.

    "I've had to work hard this year because I missed pre-season in 2014 because I was unwell," he said.

    "I had a lot of catching up to do but I'm happy with how it has gone so far and I am grateful that Keiron (Cunningham) has given me the chance to play a number of first team games."

  4. Southampton keen on Martina

    Football gossip

    The Daily Mail reports that Southampton are in discussions with Twente over a move for £3m-rated defender Cuco Martina.

    The Rotterdam-born 25-year-old is a right back who can also play centre back. The Curacao international is well known by Ronald Koeman and his brother Erwin who coached him at RKC Waalwijk.

  5. Neville on life in Spain


    Former Manchester United player and coach Phil Neville started his role as assistant manager at Valencia on Monday and has been chatting to BBC Sport about life in Spain:

    Phil Neville

    Read more here. Or you can listen to an interview here.

  6. Abramovich enjoying Scottish holiday


    Roman Abramovich

    The Scotsman reports that Chelsea's billionaire owner Roman Abramovich is enjoying a holiday in the Scottish isles.

    Abramovich has been spotted cycling around the Isle of Bute and took a stroll with his dog on Arran.

    The Russian flew by private jet to Glasgow Airport late last week and then made the transfer to his 536ft yacht by private helicopter.

  7. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Andy Hill: Two identical own goals in 10 minutes, attempting clearances from corners. Still haunts me now, 16 years later.

    Zakie Chan: Opposition team had a shot blocked by our goalie, the rebound hit me right in the privates, and went in.

    Ewan Lury: Going for a Van Persie-esque volley and hyper extending my knee. Can't play football till January.

  8. Fury v Klitschko is on


    It looks like Tyson Fury has lined up a fight against Wladimir Klitschko for the world heavyweight title...

  9. Koeman confirms Man Utd bid


    Manchester United have had a bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin rejected, Saints boss Ronald Koeman has confirmed.

    The 25-year-old missed the club's first day of training on Monday, but Koeman said the France international was ill and will fly out to Austria for their pre-season tour.

    "He will travel tomorrow with the team. It may be difficult as everybody knows he'd like to move," said Koeman.

    "But if there is no bid close to what we expect then he's a Southampton player."

  10. Ronaldo walks out of interview


    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo brought an abrupt end to an interview after being questioned about his contract with Real Madrid and the future of Bernabeu team-mate Sergio Ramos.

    On his way out, the Portugal international can be heard having a pop at his entourage for not stepping in, writes Spanish newspaper Marca.

    "You're the ones who ought to do this, man," said Ronaldo. "You have to tell them, 'wrap it up, wrap it up'.

    "I'm being made to look stupid in front of people."

  11. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Luke Crowson: Accidentally playing the u13 Belgium national team when on tour and losing 21-0. Our goalkeeper was crying by HT.

    John Rice: Playing u15 footy for pex hill, lost every game of the season by at least 10 goals (most to nil). I was centre back.

    Martin Ryan: Broke right hand. Just back. Broke left hand. Just back. Dislocated right shoulder #AussieRules #FingersDontCount.

  12. Murray through to quarter-finals


    Andy Murray has made it through to the last eight at Wimbledon after beating Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 5-7 6-4.

    You can follow all the latest from SW19 here.

  13. Rain ends play at Old Trafford

    Lancashire 96-4 v Essex

    Bad weather has caused an early end to play at Old Trafford, with less than 26 overs able to be bowled before the rain set in.

    Division Two leaders Lancashire have ended the day on 96-4 against Glamorgan, who are seeking their fifth consecutive win in the County Championship.

  14. Milner checks-in with Reds


    Liverpool's new midfielder James Milner spends his first day at the club...

  15. Cricket

    Lancashire captain Smith out for the season

    Tom Smith
    Image caption: Smith was the club's player of the year in 2014

    Lancashire captain Tom Smith will miss the rest of the season as he needs to have surgery on a back injury.

    The 29-year-old all-rounder took over the captaincy from Glen Chapple this season but has only been able to play one County Championship match.

    Last summer, Smith took more than 50 wickets in the Championship for the first time and hit 773 runs.

  16. Lazio pull out of Borini deal

    Football gossip

    Fabio Borini

    Italian club Lazio look to have ended their interest in signing Liverpool striker Fabio Borini,reports Talksport via Il Messaggero.

    The Serie A side had agreed a fee with the Reds for the Italian but talks have stalled over the player's personal terms.

    Lazio have qualified for this season's Champions League and could now switch their attentions to Bursaspor forward Cedric Bakambu.

  17. A day for the bowlers

    Sussex 208, Somerset 60-4

    BBC Somerset's Anthony Gibson at Taunton:

    "It has been a day for bowlers, with seven wickets falling for 81 runs in 31 overs, in two sessions interrupted by a break for rain.

    "With the new ball, Somerset quickly accounted for the last three Sussex wickets, to bowl them out for 208, with Alfonso Thomas taking 4-46.

    "But batting looked even more difficult when Somerset replied, as Steve Magoffin, Oliver Robinson and Matthew Hobden made rapid inroads to leave the home side tottering at tea."

  18. Karlovic fights back against Murray


    Just when you thought Andy Murray was on his way to victory, Ivo Karlovic throws a spanner into the works.

    The giant Croat lost the first two sets but has won the third 7-5.

    You can follow all the latest from SW19 here.

  19. Wickets tumble at Grace Road

    Leicestershire 159 & 66-4, Kent 210

    The hectic pace continues at Grace Road where 12 wickets have fallen so far in the day, with Leicestershire just 15 runs ahead at tea.

    Kent earned a valuable first-innings lead, thanks primarily to Darren Stevens, who hit a six and 12 fours in his 63 off 72 balls.

    Ollie Freckingham (3-32) and Charlie Shreck (3-50) bowled well, but the home side's top order was again found wanting as paceman Matt Coles added two more victims to his six on the opening day.

  20. Fifa bans official for seven years


    Fifa has banned Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who is the former chairman of the bid evaluation group for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

    He was also the ex-Chilean Football Association president and has been banned "from taking part in any kind of football-related activity at national and international level for a period of seven years".

  21. Test of knowledge


    A Question of Sport Teaser

    You might recall we asked you to name the five American players left in the singles draws at Wimbledon before the start of Monday's play.

    The answers? Madison Keys, Denis Kudla, Coco Vandeweghe, Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

  22. Football

    Liverpool youngsters set for Swindon move

    Swindon Town are set to complete a triple loan deal with Premier League Liverpool, report BBC Radio Wiltshire.

    Defender/midfielder Jordan Williams, right-back/midfielder Kevin Stewart and winger Ryan Kent are all set for season-long moves to the County Ground.

  23. Froome takes yellow jersey

    Road Cycling

    Chris Froome

    Joaquim Rodriguez wins stage three. Great Britain's Chris Froome may have finished second but has gained more seconds on his main rivals Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana.

    Froome is also confirmed as the new leader of the Tour de France. He takes the lead by one second from Tony Martin.

    Follow the live action of the Tor de France here.

  24. Scotland beat Namibia by six wickets


    Scotland warmed up for the World Twenty20 qualifiers with a six-wicket victory over Namibia on Monday. 

    Alasdair Evans, Michael Leask and Gavin Main each took two wickets for the hosts in Edinburgh as Namibia made 127 for eight. 

    Richie Berrington (61 not out) helped Scotland to victory with the help of Kyle Coetzer (28) and Preston Mommsen (15 not out). 

  25. Yorkshire openers through to tea

    Yorkshire 213 & 15-0 v Warwickshire 69

    It's tea at Edgbaston, where Yorkshire are 15-0 in their second innings and have a lead of 159 runs over Warwickshire.

    Earlier, Yorkshire bowled out the home side for just 69 in their first innings. Ryan Sidebottom took 6-34.

  26. Murray going well at Wimbledon


    Andy Murray

    Things are going well for Andy Murray who leads Ivo Karlovic by two sets to love on Centre Court at Wimbledon.

    The Scot is 7-6 6-4 up on the big-serving Croat and is on track for the quarter-finals.

    You can follow the latest from SW19 via the BBC Sport website.

  27. Back to work


    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has returned to the club for pre-season training...

  28. Walk on by


    Interesting in watching players walking through the reception of a training ground?

    Well, Aston Villa have posted videos of just that as they players reported for pre-season training at Bodymoor Heath. Great scenes.

  29. Pirlo and Lampard team up


    Further to the news that Andrea Pirlo has left Juventus and signed a two-and-a-half year deal with MLS side New York City...

    The Italian midfielder will link up with Frank Lampard, who will be officially unveiled on Tuesday, with the Englishman expected to make his debuts in Sunday's league game against Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium and Pirlo in the home match with Orlando on 26 July.

    He doesn't exactly look delighted, does he?

  30. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Steven Gerrard

    Alan McNeice: Having a tooth knocked out by an ice hockey stick thrown by a player.

    Paul Snowdon: Supporting Rangers FC. More like an ongoing nightmare.

    Andy Ruddock: First half In Istanbul 05 but it's ok I'm over it...

    No wonder, Andy, given Liverpool came back to win that Champions League final against Milan

  31. Worcestershire back in the game

    Worcestershire 129-3 v Hampshire

    Daryl Mitchell and Joe Clarke shared an unbroken century stand to rescue Worcestershire after a poor start at New Road.

    Richard Oliver went in the short period of play possible before lunch and Tom Fell and Tom Kohler-Cadmore also fell to Australian Jackson Bird (3-59) following the re-start.

    But Mitchell has hit 10 fours in his 61 not out at tea, with 19-year-old Clarke equalling his first-class best by making exactly 50.

  32. Notts make solid start to reply

    Middlesex 374 v Nottinghamshire 96-2

    BBC London 94.9's Kevin Hand at Trent Bridge:

    "Rain has brought an early tea on day two with Nottinghamshire making a solid start to their reply.

    "Brendan Taylor has an unbeaten 53, and the Middlesex bowlers have yet to find as much assistance with the ball as their hosts.

    "Dawid Malan was earlier unbeaten on 182 as the visitors, who had been reduced to 132-6, were eventually dismissed for 374."

  33. Sidebottom sparks Warwickshire collapse

    Yorkshire 213 & 4-0 v Warwickshire 69

    It has been very much one-way traffic at Edgbaston since lunch, with a remarkable bowling display by county champions Yorkshire resulting in Warwickshire being bowled out for just 69.

    The home side lost five wickets for no runs as they slumped from 35-3 to 35-8 in the space of five overs.

    Ryan Sidebottom took 6-34 and Jack Brooks 3-14, but Warwickshire did at least manage to avoid the follow-on before Rikki Clarke was last man to go for 28.

  34. Weather causes problems at Chesterfield

    Glamorgan 36-2 v Derbyshire

    The weather continues to disrupt proceedings at Chesterfield where only 10 overs have been possible in the first two sessions.

    Will Bragg (20) and Colin Ingram (five) are the two not out batsmen for Glamorgan , who are third in the table and have yet to lose a Championship game this summer.

  35. Rain stops play at Old Trafford

    Lancashire 96-4 v Essex

    Loan signing Liam Dawson struck an important blow for Essex by getting ride of Ashwell Prince for 21, but rain has sent the players back to the pavilion at Old Trafford.

    Having been 92-3 at lunch, the Red Rose county only added four runs for the loss of Prince before the afternoon session was brought to a premature end.

  36. Glasgow City lay out stadium plans


    Glasgow City

    Glasgow City are exploring plans to build the first purpose-built women's football stadium in the UK.

    The facility would have a standard pitch and training facilities in Auchinairn, East Dunbartonshire. It would be used by the Glasgow City Foundation and other community groups.

    Glasgow City Foundation's Douglas Barnett said: "This will be the first purpose-built women's football facility in the UK - promoting the sport to new generations of girls and women."

  37. Chelsea have room to improve - Drogba



    Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba believes the team from Blues manager Jose Mourinho's first spell in charge of the club is better than the current side, which won the Premier League title last season.

    "I would say the first one was better because I was involved more as a player but there is a difference in the way that when I joined the team it was a bit more mature," he told an interview with BT Sport.

    "Frank [Lampard], [Claude] Makelele, William Gallas - all these players were I think around 24, 25 and plus, so this time it's younger and I can see and I can feel that there is a gap, it can progress together so it's good for the players."

  38. Concacaf starts reform plans


    The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football [Concacaf] has been at the heart of the corruption crisis that has engulfed Fifa in recent times.

    Sports Editor Dan Roan looks at how Concacaf is attempting to restore its reputation following the damaging corruption inquiries.

  39. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Kim: My local football team losing to a team that never won a game during the season.

    Griffo: Spurs v Man City in the cup, 3-0 up and Barton sent off at half time. Went on to lose 3-4.

    Paul Howden: On a par 3 hit the pin and finished overhanging hole. A tap in birdie? No, a double hit second and two-shot penalty 5.

  40. Barcelona to make Turan decision

    Football gossip

    Arda Turan

    Chelsea and Manchester United have made offers to Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan but the Turkey international is waiting on Barcelona to firm up their interest in him, reports Spanish newspaper AS.

    Barcelona's board will meet today to make a decision on signing the 28-year-old, who Nou Camp boss Luis Enrique is keen to add to his squad.

  41. Two more Englishmen secure Open places


    James Morrison

    Surrey golfer James Morrison and US-based Greg Owen, from Nottinghamshire, have both qualified for next week's 144th Open Championship at St Andrews.

    Morrison, 30, claimed one of the three places on offer at the Open de France, along with South African Jaco Van Zyl and Spaniard Rafael Cabrera-Bello.

    "As soon as you turn up at St Andrews, you have an amazing feeling," he said.

    Owen, 43, from Mansfield, won one of the four places on offer in West Virginia at the Greenbrier Classic.

  42. Pirlo leaves Juve for New York


    Juventus have confirmed that totemic midfielder Andrea Pirlo has left the Italian champions to join New York City...

  43. Drama at the Tour de France

    Road cycling

    Riders during Monday's stage

    The third stage of the Tour de France is well underway with the riders travelling the 159.5km from Anvers to Huy.

    Coverage is underway on 5 live sports extra and there has been drama with a couple of crashes meaning the riders have first been slowed down and now stopped.

    You can also keep up to date with what is going on via the BBC Sport website.

  44. Scottish League Cup draw


    Hearts, Hibernian and Rangers were all given home ties in the draw for the first round of the Scottish League Cup.

    Hearts, the only Scottish Premiership side in the draw after winning promotion, take on Arbroath, while Hibs face Montrose and Rangers host Peterhead.

    See the full draw here

  45. Long road to recovery


    Scottish golfer Richie Ramsay has offered an insight into the timescales involved in an ankle ligament tear, such as that suffered by Rory McIlroy. The Northern Irishman's former Walker Cup team-mate tweets...

  46. Murray gets underway at Wimbledon


    Andy Murray

    Britain's Andy Murray has just started his fourth round match against Croatia's Ivo Karlovic at Wimbledon.

    Follow the latest from Centre Court and all of the other courts at SW19 via the BBC Sport website.

  47. Stambouli and Inler in Watford sights?


    Geoff Doyle

    BBC Three Counties Radio sport

    Quique Flores

    The signing of Etienne Capoue from Tottenham will not be the end of Watford's summer transfer business.

    Capoue's former Spurs team-mate Benjamin Stambouli is another player strongly linked with the Hornets and the club are are also rumoured to be interested in bringing Switzerland captain and Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler to Vicarage Road.

    The Hornets, of course, have a major understanding of the European player network as their owners - the Pozzo family - also run Udinese and Granada.

    New head coach Quique Flores seems happy enough with the club's player recruitment policy and will play a part in it with the owners and the technical directors.

  48. Koeman confident


    BBC Radio Solent sports editor Adam Blackmore has been speaking to Southampton manager Ronald Koeman about the coveted Toby Alderweireld and Morgan Schneiderlin...

  49. Henry agrees new one-year deal


    Karl Henry

    QPR midfielder Karl Henry has agreed a new one-year contract at Loftus Road.

    The 32-year-old joined Rangers in July 2013 and has since made 47 starts and 17 substitute appearances, scoring one goal.

  50. 'The most innovative shirt ever'

    Rugby Union

    England have launched their new Rugby World Cup kit, proudly claiming it is the "most innovative shirt ever".

    England kit

    Apparently "the rose has been 3D injection moulded to standout in a way that merits the significance" and the shirt "also features contoured 'ball deadening' grip placement to complement the players' physique".

    So, now you know...

  51. Vermulen in World Cup fitness race

    Rugby Union

    Duane Vermulen

    South Africa number eight Duane Vermeulen is in a race against time to be fit for the Rugby World Cup which starts on 18 September after undergoing surgery on his neck.

    The reigning South Africa Player of the Year missed the end of the Super Rugby season with the injury.

    "This is a huge setback for us, but as with any injury in the game it's something that we simply have to overcome," said Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer.

  52. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Collins Aded: When my dad told me I either chose to become a footballer which would stop him from paying for my school fees OR I chose to go to school which would stop me from playing football. I was so naive I chose the second option.

    Brad Inwood: Had a cup match… losing 16-0 and I 'accidentally' handled the ball on the line. got a red card and conceded a penalty. best save of the game though.

    Paul Alexander: Booking the Monday off work for the victory parade in May 2014 after the Man City game, once I thought Liverpool were finally going to win the Premier League.

  53. Baggies keen on Phillips

    Football gossip

    Matt Phillips

    West Brom have had a £5m bid for QPR winger Matt Phillips rejected but hope to resume talks with the Loftus Road club about signing the Scotland international, says the Evening Standard.

    However, the Baggies will have to double their offer as QPR value the 24-year-old at £10m.

  54. BBC changes format of Wimbledon 2Day


    Wimbledon 2Day

    The BBC is revamping the format of its tennis highlights programme Wimbledon 2Day after a week of negative press coverage.

    The show, presented by Clare Balding, is believed to have received hundreds of complaints over its format, in which experts such as Lindsay Davenport and John McEnroe stood awkwardly amidst a live studio audience.

    Viewers were also dissatisfied by the lack of highlights, with airtime given over to home videos of babies playing tennis.

    If you can't wait for the recalibrated programme to start, you can follow live coverage of Wimbledon here.

  55. Part of the same club


    John Bennett from BBC World Service has an interesting take on Rory McIlroy injuring an ankle playing football...

  56. Pakistan battle back against Sri Lanka


    Shan Masood

    Pakistan are 230-2 against Sri Lanka chasing 377 at close of play in the series-deciding third Test in Pallekele.

    Pakistan were 13-2 at one stage but Shan Masood (114 not out) and Younis Khan (101) led the revival.

    The series is tied at 1-1 after Pakistan won the first Test in Galle by 10 wickets and Sri Lanka took the second in Colombo by seven wickets.

  57. Yemen punished for illegal player


    Fifa have ordered Yemen to forfeit their World Cup qualifying match against North Korea 3-0 for fielding a banned player.

    North Korea had won the game on 11 June 1-0 but Fifa increased the score the score in North Korea's favour because Mudir Al Radaei lined up in the Yemen defence when he should have been serving a one-match ban after getting two yellow cards in previous matches.

  58. Chelsea remain confident of signing Begovic


    Asmir Begovic

    The London Evening Standard reports that Chelsea expect to complete the £8m signing of Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic this week, despite late competition from Manchester United.

    Chelsea have already agreed personal terms on a four-year contract worth £75,000-a-week for the Bosnia international, who will become the new back-up to Thibaut Courtois.

    Stoke rejected an initial offer worth £6m last Monday, but Chelsea were prepared to pay another £2m and are also set to loan them either winger Victor Moses or striker Patrick Bamford.

  59. On this day


    Andy Murray

    In 2012, Andy Murray beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-5 to reach the Wimbledon men's singles final, becoming the first Briton to do so since Bunny Austin in 1938. The Scot lost in the final to Roger Federer.

  60. Hair-raising stuff


    Kris Boyd

    And the prize for the strangest story of the day goes to....

    Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd has had 1762 hairs grafted to his head in a two-day hair transplant. Apparently, the 31-year-old was inspired by seeing the results of work done on former Scotland team-mate James McFadden.

    "Someone posted a picture of Faddy's hair online and, once I saw the difference it has made, I thought - I'm for a bit of that myself.

    "When it's done properly it looks good. You start to feel a lot better in yourself as soon as it's finished."

  61. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Adam: Ended my season breaking my ankle in training. First game of the new season after 6 months rehab... broke my wrist.

    George: Being 2+ par on the 18th tee then put 2 tee shots out of bounds and ended up with an 11 down the last to lose a medal.

    Josh Holloway: Made my return to football after 6 months battling crohns & snapped my ACL.

  62. Keys reaches Wimbledon quarter-finals


    Madison Keys

    American Madison Keys has become the first player through to the women's quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

    The 21st seed, who reached the Australian Open semi-finals earlier this year, beat Belarus qualifier Olga Govortsova 3-6 6-4 6-1.

    You can follow the latest from SW19 via the BBC Sport website.

  63. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    We want to hear about your sporting nightmares...

    Paul David Webb: missed an open goal at the u12 roller hockey nationals when we were 7-6 down with a minute left.

    Tim Barnard: South Africa coming out after rain delay needing 21 off 1 ball against England in cricket world cup semi.

    Mike Atkins: First ever 11-a-side match, under-12s I think. Whole team excited and ready, raring to go. Lost 14-0.

  64. Nani completes Fenerbahce move



    Further to the news that Nani has completed his move to Fenerbahce, Sportsday can confirm that the Portuguese winger has signed a three-year deal and that Manchester United will receive a fee of £6m euros (£4.25m).

  65. Essex slow Lancashire surge

    Lancashire 92-3 v Essex

    Leaders Lancashire were pegged back by the Essex attack after making a solid start to the game at Old Trafford.

    Paul Horton (25) and Karl Brown (18) shared an opening stand of 48, but then fell in the same over from Jamie Porter.

    On-loan Liam Dawson then had Alviro Petersen (14) lbw, but in-form Ashwell Prince was 21 not out at lunch.

  66. Stevens fifty boosts Kent

    Leics 159 v Kent 141-5

    BBC Radio Kent's Ben Watts at Grace Road:

    "A morning dominated by lbw decisions and Darren Stevens' bat, as Kent go into lunch just 18 runs behind Leicestershire with five first-innings wickets in hand.

    "Rob Key, Sam Northeast and Ben Harmison all dug in on a green, seaming wicket before being trapped in front by the home team's three frontline bowlers.

    "But an assertive half-century from Stevens against his former county helped Kent canter through to the interval, as the rain just about held off."

  67. Sherwood keen to keep Benteke


    Christian Benteke

    Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood appears determined that striker Christian Benteke will not be sold.

    Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing the 24-year-old but not for the £32.5m release clause in the Belgium international's contract.

    "We want Christian here," Sherwood told Sky Sports News. "We want to keep our best players and Christian is certainly one of those."

  68. Nani completes Fenerbahce move?


    It seems Portuguese winger Nani has completed his move from Manchester United to Fenerbahce, with the Turkish club welcoming him on Twitter...

  69. Sussex well-placed at Taunton

    Sussex 187-7 v Somerset

    BBC Somerset's Anthony Gibson at Taunton:

    "A largely uneventful morning, with a short break for rain and an early lunch, has seen Sussex add 32 to their overnight 145-6, for the loss of nightwatchman Steve Magoffin.

    "The Somerset bowlers have once again combined accuracy with swing to keep even the in-form Luke Wright in check, but he was 39 not out at lunch and as long as he remains, Sussex will have high hopes of a respectable score."

  70. Worcestershire struggle after strong start

    Worcestershire 17-1 v Hampshire

    Worcestershire made an excellent start to the game between the bottom two when Australian paceman Jackson Bird trapped Richard Oliver lbw in the third over.

    But only six more deliveries were possible before the weather halted play and later prompted the umpires to order an early lunch.

  71. Bad light and rain poses problems

    Glamorgan 19-2 v Derbyshire

    BBC Radio Wales Sport's Nick Webb at Chesterfield:

    "Derbyshire made the most of winning the toss against Glamorgan as the unbeaten visitors struggled in murky conditions.

    "Jacques Rudolph played on for one in Tony Palladino's first over, while Ben Wright was caught behind off Mark Footitt without scoring.

    "Bad light and rain then kept the players off for the rest of the morning session, with only 4.5 overs of play possible."

  72. Malan shines for Middlesex

    Middlesex 374, Nottinghamshire 1-0

    BBC London 94.9's Kevin Hand at Trent Bridge:

    "In reply to Middlesex's 374, Nottinghamshire faced only one over before rain brought an early lunch on day two.

    "Dawid Malan finished unbeaten on a career-best 182 when the final wicket fell for the visitors this morning, having led an incredible recovery from 132-6.

    "The conditions have offered a great deal of swing for the bowlers and, given their position in the table, the Notts batting will be under huge pressure in reply."

  73. Test of knowledge


    A Question of Sport Teaser

    There are more players from the United States left in the singles draws at Wimbledon than any other country. Who are the five?

  74. Rain spoils morning at Edgbaston

    Yorkshire 213, Warwickshire 18-2

    An early lunch is being taken at Edgbaston, with only nine balls possible during the morning session because of rain.

    Warwickshire added seven runs to their overnight 11-2 during the brief passage of play, with Ian Westwood 10 not out and Jonathan Trott on seven.

  75. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Paul Bracegirdle: Broke my collarbone running the dad's race at sports day 3 weeks ago. Still finished race and got a lolly though.

    Richard Smith: Took my fiancee to watch me play a charity match. Ruptured ACL after 5 mins. #weddingoncrutches

    Ben Wire: Easy. Wimbledon FC's, relegation then break up. I was gutted. Thankfully AFC Wimbledon are keeping the spirit alive.

  76. Open chance for McIlroy?


    The Guardian's golf correspondent Ewan Murray has been talking to those close to Rory McIlroy about the ruptured ankle ligaments that could cause him to miss the Open...

  77. Women's Ashes schedule


    England have announced their women's squad for the Ashes this summer and here's some dates to get in your diary of when the matches will be taking place:

    Ashes coverage

    21 July: ODI, The County Ground, Taunton

    23 July: ODI Bristol County Ground

    26 July: ODI New Road, Worcester

    11-14 August: Women's Test, The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence

    26 August: T20, The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford

    28 August: T20, County Ground, Brighton

    31 August: T20, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff

  78. Burnley agree Vossen deal


    Jelle Vossen

    Burnley have agreed a fee with Belgian side Racing Club Genk to sign striker Jelle Vossen.

    The 26-year-old, who scored nine times in 40 games on loan at Middlesbrough last season, will now discuss personal terms.

  79. Williams v Williams


    Venus and Serena Williams

    Action gets underway on Centre Court at Wimbledon at 13:00 BST with Serena Williams taking on her sister Venus in the fourth round.

    Ahead of the game, BBC pundits give their view on the 26th meeting between the pair who have been the dominant figures in women's tennis for the last 15 years or so.

    And you can follow all of the latest action from SW19 on the BBC Sport website.

  80. Man City to make record Pogba offer

    Football gossip

    Paul Pogba

    There are plenty of transfer sagas doing the rounds this summer and one of them involves Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.

    The Italian club turned down a £57m offer for the France international last week and now Manchester City will enter the fray, according to the Manchester Evening News.

    City will table a British record £71m for the 22-year-old former Manchester United youngster.

  81. Who is Etienne Capoue?


    Watford have broken their club record fee of £3.25m to sign Etienne Capoue from Tottenham, but who is he?

    • Defensive midfielder Capoue started out at Toulouse and played 174 times for them, scoring 13 goals in Ligue 1.
    • He was named in the French league's team of the year in 2012, alongside Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
    • He has represented his country at Under-18, 19, 21 and full international levels.
  82. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Alfred Dunhill: When Felipe Massa won the 2008 Brazilian GP, only to lose the Championship to Lewis Hamilton 30 seconds later.

    Nashit Hussain: When Pakistan lost 3-0 to Bangladesh. The lowest point in our cricketing history.

    Marcus Taylor: I am a Sunderland fan, how long do you have?

  83. BreakingWatford sign Capoue in record deal



    Watford have signed 26-year-old midfielder Etienne Capoue from Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee. The previous benchmark was £3.25m for Nathan Ellington.

  84. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Dave Covell: I was late for training once and pulled my tracksuit off and ran on to the field not realising I had no shorts on, just my undies.

    Adam Bray: I once lobbed my own keeper from outside the box on my weaker foot from an opposing corner. We lost the cup game.

    Lee Kadis: I came off the bench in the 88th minute to miss a open goal shot to then get substituted for a goal keeper who scored minutes later.

  85. England announce women's Ashes squad


    Charlotte Edwards

    England captain Charlotte Edwards will be aiming to lead England to a third consecutive Women's Ashes series victory this summer.

    "I don't think it's too dramatic a statement to say that the 2015 Women's Ashes contest is possibly the most eagerly anticipated series in the history of international women's cricket," said ECB director of England women's cricket, Clare Connor.

    "The pace at which the women's game is evolving at the moment is extraordinary. This summer for the first time ever, we will see two fully professional international women's teams in action."

  86. Cuadrado set to remain at Chelsea


    Juan Cuadrado

    Juan Cuadrado's agent insists the Colombian winger is set to remain at Chelsea next season despite speculation linking him with a move.

    The 27-year-old joined Chelsea in February in a £23.3m move from Fiorentina but made just four Premier League starts.

    "Cuadrado is a Chelsea player, who [Jose] Mourinho strongly wanted just over five months ago and the coach truly believes in him," his agent Alessandro Lucci told Italian website

    "He has many admirers but I reiterate that Juan is a Chelsea player. I, as his agent and intermediary, will decide with Juan his future, nobody else will."

  87. Tour de France - Stage 3

    Antwerp - Huy, 159.5km (99.1 miles)

    Tour de France stage three profile

    Chris Froome is 10th in the overall standings ahead of Monday's third stage, which starts at 12:40 BST. But what lies ahead? His Team Sky team-mate, Geraint Thomas, gives us the lowdown...

    "My job will be all about getting Chris into a good position at the last climb, the Mur de Huy, but after then you never know.

    "The finish will be best suited to a punchy rider like Spain's Alejandro Valverde or Joaquim Rodriguez but I've been working on my climbing and if I'm in a good position I will put my head down and just go for it."

    You can follow the stage with our live text commentary

  88. England announce women's Ashes squad


    Ashes coverage

    England women's squad for ODI's: Charlotte Edwards (Kent), Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire), Kathryn Cross (Lancashire), Georgia Elwiss (Sussex), Lydia Greenway (Kent), Rebecca Grundy (Warwickshire), Jenny Gunn (Nottinghamshire), Amy Jones (Warwickshire), Heather Knight (Berkshire), Laura Marsh (Kent), Natalie Sciver (Surrey), Anya Shrubsole (Somerset), Sarah Taylor (Sussex), Lauren Winfield (Yorkshire)

  89. McEachran set for Brentford move


    Josh McEachran

    Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran is set to move to Brentford on Monday in a permanent deal believed to be worth £750,000.

    The 22-year-old made his first-team debut for Chelsea in 2011 against Zilina in the Champions League but has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge.

    He has had loan spells with Swansea, Middlesbrough, Watford, Wigan and Vitesse Arnhem.

  90. England announce women's Ashes squad


    Prince Charles (left_ chats with England's players, including women's team captain Charlotte Edwards

    It's not just the men's Ashes going on this summer as the women's clash between England and Australia will also be taking place.

    The women's version is contested over three one day internationals, one Test and three Twenty20s.

    England have announced their squad for the opening ODI's, which start on 21 July, and have picked an experienced squad led by Charlotte Edwards.

    Between the 14-players, there are 807 ODI caps, with Edwards (185), Kent team-mate Lydia Greenway (121) and Nottinghamshire's Jenny Gunn (125) all having represented England more than a 100 times in 50-over cricket.

  91. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Gary Hornsby: Has to be Coventry being relegated by a loss to arch rivals Villa. Horrible horrible day.

    Rachael Moody: Snapping my Achilles in training two days before my first American Football game. Five months later still not back.

    Pete Rowley: I was reffing a game, messing about at HT, Attempted bicycle kick, ended up breaking both bones in my forearm.

  92. On this day


    Althea Gibson

    In 1957, Althea Gibson of the United States became the first black Wimbledon tennis champion when she beat Darlene Hard to win the women's singles title.

  93. Vote for the best goal of the Women's World Cup

    Get involved

    Carli Lloyd

    As you may have noticed, the result of our vote for the best goal of the Women's World Cup has been published and two goals have garnered a remarkable 82% of the vote.

    Lucy Bronze's strike for England against Norway attracted 37% but Carli Lloyd's stunning effort from the halfway line for the United States in Sunday's final against Japan has won the day with 45%.

  94. Darmian to Man Utd?

    Football gossip

    Matteo Darmian

    It's no secret Manchester United are after a right-back and they have been linked with Torino's Matteo Darmian.

    The Serie A club say the have had three offers for the 25-year-old Italy international, according to the Manchester Evening News.

    But Torino want any deal for Darmian completed by Sunday or say he's staying with them.

  95. McIlroy's injury woe


    Rory McIlroy

    The Open starts at St Andrews on Thursday, 16 July and the injury means Rory McIlroy will be a major doubt to line up for the third major of the year.

    The 26-year-old was hoping to defend the title he won at Hoylake last year, and he could also miss the chance to defend his US PGA Championship title in mid-August.

  96. Vote for the best goal of the Women's World Cup

    Get involved

    You've had your chance... the vote is now closed. We'll let you know who you voted the winner shortly.

  97. BreakingMcIlroy faces spell on sidelines


    Rory McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy looks almost certainly to miss the Open Championship after rupturing ligaments in his left ankle while playing football on Saturday.

    The world number one posted on Instagram: "Continuing to asses extent of injury and treatment plan day by day. Rehab already started..... Working hard to get back as soon as I can."

    I think we have a new front runner for our #mysportingnightmares debate...

  98. Man Utd to up Schneiderlin offer

    Football gossip

    Morgan Scheiderlin

    Southampton players, like last summer, are in demand. Right-back Nathaniel Clyne has switched the south coast for Liverpool, while Morgan Scheiderlin could be the next one to leave, reports the Guardian.

    Manchester United had a £20m offer for the midfielder rejected but will return with an improved bid for the 25-year-old France international.

    Old Trafford boss Louis Van Gaal wants to get Schneiderlin on board before his squad before the club fly out for the summer tour of the United States on 13 July.

  99. Vote for the best goal of the Women's World Cup

    Get involved

    We're asking you to vote on your favourite goal of the Women's World Cup.

    You can watch the 10 contenders here and vote either on the right-hand side of this page (desktop) or by clicking on the tab above (mobile & tablet).

    The vote is open until 11:00 BST and the usual terms and conditions apply.

  100. GB Women win U25 world title

    Wheelchair Basketball

    GB player Amy Conroy

    The Great Britain women's wheelchair basketball team have won the World Under 25 title, beating Australia 44-35 in the final.

    The team were dominant throughout the tournament, winning all their round-robin games, and produced a battling display in the second half in the final in China to secure victory.

    Seven of the squad will be playing for the GB senior women's team at the European Championships which take place in Worcester in August.

  101. Busy day at Wimbledon


    Serena Williams

    The second Monday at Wimbledon is always one to savour with all of the men's and women's fourth round ties taking place.

    Serena Williams takes on sister Venus on Centre Court, followed by Andy Murray against the big-serving Ivo Karlovic.

    You can find the guide of what you should not miss on 'Manic Monday' on the BBC Sport website.

    And the live from SW19 is underway now with action getting underway on the outside courts at 11:00 BST.

  102. Happy days for Hamilton


    Lewis Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton had a day to remember at Silverstone on Sunday with victory in the British Grand Prix to become the first British driver to win a home race from pole since 1994.

    But the Briton admitted afterwards that it was an emotional occasion and he was in tears.

    You can watch the race highlights as Hamilton recovered from being third at the first corner to win a thrilling wet-dry race.

  103. Vote for the best goal of Women's World Cup

    Get involved

    We're asking you to vote on your favourite goal of the Women's World Cup.

    You can watch the 10 contenders here and vote either on the right-hand side of this page (desktop) or by clicking on the tab above (mobile & tablet).

    The vote is open until 11:00 BST and the usual terms and conditions apply.

  104. England women return home from Canada

    Women's World Cup

    Steph Houghton signs autographs

    England captain Steph Houghton and Fara Williams, who scored the winning penalty against Germany in the play-off for third place, have been speaking to BBC Sport on their arrival back at Heathrow from Canada.

    "I don't think you can put into words what a journey we have been on," said Houghton. "I'm proud of everyone involved. We wanted to inspire a nation and I think we have done that."

    Williams added: "The performances we really did inspire people and this homecoming is the reward for that. The team performance against Germany was outstanding and we deserved our luck."

  105. Nani arrives in Turkey

    Football gossip

    Nani arrives in Turkey

    Turkey's football fans have a reputation for their fanatical nature and Portugal international Nani was the latest to sample their affection.

    The 28-year-old arrived at the Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul on the way to completing a move to Fenerbahce from Manchester United and was greeted by a mass of supporters.

    You can't seen him in the picture above but he is somewhere in there.

  106. Vote for the best goal of Women's World Cup

    Get involved

    Lucy Bronze scores against Norway

    The United States' Carli Lloyd found the net with a spectacular shot from the halfway line as her side beat Japan 5-2 in the Women's World Cup final, but which of these 10 goals is your favourite of the tournament?

    You can vote either on the right-hand side of this page (desktop) or by clicking on the tab above (mobile & tablet).

    The vote is open until 11:00 BST and the usual terms and conditions apply.

  107. Southampton set for legal battle


    Adam Blackmore

    BBC Radio Solent sports editor

    BBC Radio Solent understands Southampton could be set for a legal battle with Atletico Madrid over the Belgian international Toby Alderweireld.

    Toby Alderweireld

    Saints believe a deadline has passed for the La Liga side to buy back Saints option to make Alderweireld's move to St Mary's permanent, following his successful loan spell last season.

    The Spanish club agreed an option of £6.8mat the time of his loan deal, but reserved the right to buy that back for £1.5m. But, as they did not pay on time, Saints believe they are the only club entitled to buy Alderweireld.

    Spurs are one of a number of clubs reportedly chasing the highly-rated defender.

  108. Happy birthday

    Georgi Kinkladze

    An eclectic mix of sports figures are celebrating today, not least former Manchester City and Georgia midfielder Georgi Kinkladze (42).

    Also blowing out the candles are 1972 Olympic pentathlon champion Mary Peters (76), Welsh golfer Bradley Dredge (42), former Stoke and Republic of Ireland midfielder Rory Delap (39), former South Africa Test bowler Makhaya Ntini (38) and Chicago Bulls and Spain basketball player Pau Gasol (35).

  109. Unwelcome reminder


    This is a magnificent effort from Mrs Brad Guzan.

    The wife of Aston Villa's American goalkeeper had just watched Carli Lloyd score from the halfway line for the USA in the World Cup final against Japan when she sent her husband this message...

    Brad Guzan

    Guzan - who to his eternal credit posted the exchange on Instagram - conceded a similar goal to Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey in April.

  110. On this day


    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

    In 2008, Rafael Nadal won the Wimbledon singles title for the first time, beating Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5/7) 6-7 (8/10) 9-7 in an epic contest on Centre Court.

  111. Get Involved

    #mysportingnightmare or BBC Sport Facebook

    Anyone with an emotional investment in sport must have shuddered at the sight of Japan conceding four World Cup final goals inside 16 minutes against the USA in Vancouver.

    We've all been there, watching from the sidelines or on the pitch, court or course, as everything goes wrong. We at Sportsday think there is some catharsis to be had in sharing those memories, so we want you to tell us about your sporting nightmares...

    Let us know via #mysportingnightmare, text 81111 (UK users only) or post on BBC Sport Facebook

  112. Newcastle in Wijnaldum talks

    Football gossip

    Georginio Wijnaldum

    The Mirror reports that PSV Eindhoven's Dutch international midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is in "early stage" talks with Newcastle over a £15m transfer.

  113. Palace keen to sign Cabaye


    Yohan Cabaye

    The Daily Express reports that Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has revealed the club are 'working on a deal' to bring Paris Saint-Germain and former Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye to Selhurst Park.

  114. Cummins ready for Ashes


    Pat Cummins

    Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said Monday he is ready for the demands of the Ashes even though he has not played a first-class match in two years or a Test since his debut four years ago.

    The 22-year-old, who has recovered from a stress fracture to his back has been called up as a replacement for Ryan Harris, who has been forced into retirement by injury.

    "It is a fair leap but I have played quite a few [limited-overs] games, so I do feel like the step-up isn't as big as it might have been a year or so ago," he said. "I certainly feel ready for that step and my body feels really strong."

  115. O'Driscoll joins Liverpool


    As we suggested at 08:18 BST...

  116. De Gea set to return to training


    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    David de Gea

    Goalkeeper David de Gea is expected to return for pre-season training with Manchester United this morning.

    The 24-year-old's future has been the subject of intense speculation this summer.

    Real Madrid are known to be keen on the Spaniard but are yet to make a formal bid for the player.

  117. Welcome home

    Women's World Cup

    England's World Cup squad have arrived back at Heathrow after their exploits in Canada, where they finished third.

  118. Mathews ton helps Sri Lanka


    Angelo Matthews

    Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews hit a century to set Pakistan a tough target of 377 runs to win the series-deciding third and final Test in Pallekele.

    Mathews was last man out for 122 as Sri Lanka took their overnight score of 228-5 to 313 before they were all out in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day.

    Fast bowler Imran Khan took all the five wickets that fell in the morning session in the space of 33 balls.

    No visiting team has scored more than 300 runs in the fourth innings to win a Test on Sri Lankan soil.

  119. Neville starts new role with Valencia


    Phil Neville

    Former Manchester United and England defender Phil Neville has begun his role as Valencia assistant manager.

    The La Liga club, who are in this season's Champions League qualifying, announced the appointment of the 38-year-old a week ago, but he told BBC Sport the deal was not yet finalised.

    However he has now started his job replacing another Briton, Ian Cathro, who has joined Steve McClaren's backroom staff at Newcastle.

  120. Anderson turns his back on sledging


    James Anderson

    England's leading wicket-taker James Anderson says his sledging days are over as his side get ready for the start of the Ashes against Australia in Cardiff on Wednesday.

    "The pre-Ashes phoney war has been in full swing for a while now - and I've already been called a hypocrite," Anderson told The Sun.

    "It's all because I said that verbal confrontations are not something I need as much these days. I've come to realise I don't need to chirp away. It was something I used effectively for a few years and it helped my game."

  121. Streb loses in play-off after putting with a sand wedge


    Robert Streb

    American Robert Streb made five birdies putting with a sand wedge to force a four-man play-off in the Greenbrier Classic before ultimately losing out to Danny Lee.

    Streb damaged his putter when throwing it to his caddie at the ninth, but shot 65 to tie with Kevin Kisner, David Hearn and Lee on 13 under but after Hearn and New Zealand's Lee birdied the first play-off hole to eliminate Streb and Kisner, Lee then made par to win on the second.

  122. O'Driscoll set to move to Liverpool


    Sean O'Driscoll

    Liverpool will name England Under-19s boss Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager on Monday.

    The 58-year-old, who will leave his England post, has managed Bournemouth, Doncaster Rovers, Crawley Town, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City.

    Reds academy coach Pep Lijnders will join the first-team staff, with talks continuing about a third new coach.

  123. USA claim World Cup glory


    Carli Lloyd

    The big news from last night was the USA's 5-2 win over Japan to win the Women's World Cup.

    Carli Lloyd scored a 13-minute hat-trick, including a spectacular effort from the halfway line, to give her side a third title.

    You can see how she did it with the World Cup catch-up via the BBC iPlayer.

  124. Monday's football gossip


    Raheem Sterling

    The Independent reports that Liverpool striker Raheem Sterling will report for pre-season training with the club on Monday - why wouldn't he? - but the England forward's participation in the club's pre-season tour of Bangkok is in serious doubt.

    The Telegraph reports that the 20-year-old could be in line for a £4m cut of his agent's fee if Manchester City meet Liverpool's £50m asking price.

  125. Monday's football gossip


    Christian Benteke

    In Monday's football gossip, the Daily Express reports that Liverpool will continue their summer spending spree by matching the £32.5m buy-out clause in Christian Benteke's contract to bring Aston Villa's 24-year-old Belgium forward to Anfield.

  126. Monday's back pages

    Monday's Guardian sports pages

    Away from football and F1, and 10 years after London won the bid to host the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Guardian features a special report on how the promise to inspire a generation to play sport is in ruins.

  127. Monday's back pages

    Monday's Mirror back page

    The big transfer news on the back of the Daily Mirror is that Southampton may take legal action to block Tottenham's bid to sign defender Toby Alderweireld, while it also features Lewis Hamilton celebrating his British Grand Prix win with the customary champagne.

  128. Monday's back pages

    The Sun's back page on Monday

    The Sun also features Lewis Hamilton, who choked back tears on his way to victory in Sunday's race, but also Andy Murray, who will be in action at Wimbledon on Monday against big-serving Ivo Karlovic in the fourth round of the tournament.

  129. Monday's back pages

    Mondaty's Star back page

    After his British Grand Prix win at Silverstone on Sunday, Lewis Hamilton features on most of Monday's back pages, but the Daily Star also features the success of the England at the Women's World Cup.

  130. Sportsday Live

    Good morning, it's Sportsday Live and time to draw breath after a busy sporting weekend.

    We'll bring you the best of what you may have missed from Formula 1 and the Women's World Cup final, look ahead to a very busy day at Wimbledon and keep you up to date with all the football latest, including transfers.