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  1. Goodbye

    And there we end another edition of Sportsday.

    We'll be back on Friday at 08:00 GMT, with more newspaper chat, Premier League news conference and the latest breaking news.

    Until then.

  2. Wigan, Crazy Gang and Euro 2004


    Martinez and Watson

    Test your knowledge of football's biggest shocks by taking our Match of the Day Kickabout quiz.

    Head here for the five questions

  3. Sane suspended by Bordeaux


    Senegal international defender Lamine Sane, who was a target for Aston Villa in the transfer window, has been suspended indefinitely by his club Bordeaux, along with goalkeeper Jerome Prior.

    Lamine Sane

    Bordeaux said they took the action because of a "serious incident" after their 4-3 extra-time loss to Nantes in their French Cup tie on Wednesday.

    They French club added they "would make no further comment on the matter".

    Sane joined Bordeaux in 2009 but sought a transfer in January and the ban could now end his career with the club.

  4. I've had no England contact - Asante


    Defender Anita Asante has criticised England boss Mark Sampson for failing to explain why she has been dropped.

    Asante, 30, who plays for Swedish side Rosengard, has 70 caps and featured at two World Cups and three European Championships.

    Anita Asante in action for England

     Despite a call-up a year ago, her last appearance for England came in 2014.

     "I don't know why? That's for him to answer. We haven't really had much contact since last year, so that's difficult," Asante, who represented Great Britain at the London 2012 Games, told BBC Sport. 

  5. From photocopying to GB ice hockey

    Ice Hockey

    Nottingham Panthers defenceman Sam Oakford has gone from being a photocopying tea boy to making his Great Britain debut on Thursday.

    Oakford, 25, was chosen for the Olympic pre-qualifier against the Netherlands.

    "Two, three years ago I was sat in an office doing photocopying and making teas for people," he told BBC Radio Nottingham.

    Sam Oakford
  6. Cricket team bowled out for zero


    Can you believe this??

    A cricket team was bowled out for 0 in just 20 balls in a county six-a-side indoor championships match.

    No batsman from Bapchild Cricket Club was able to get off the mark against Christ Church University in Canterbury.

    "We couldn't believe it, all they needed to do was hit a wall to get one run," Christ Church player Mike Rose told the Crawley Observer.

    Somerset club Langport set the record for the lowest score when they were dismissed for zero in 1913.

  7. Rare Oyston interview


    Blackpool fans, make sure you don't miss a rare interview with club chairman Karl Oyston at 18:00 GMT on BBC Radio Lancashire.

  8. Hoffenheim appoint 28-year-old boss


    Hoffenheim have made Julian Nagelsmann the youngest manager in Bundesliga history after appointing the 28-year-old as their new manager.

    The under-19s coach succeeds Huub Stevens, 62, who resigned on Wednesday because of ill health.

    Julian Nagelsmann

    Nagelsmann was due to take charge next season but will now manage the league strugglers with immediate effect following "intensive talks".

    He has signed a three-year deal with the club through to June 2019.

    Hoffenheim are currently five points off the relegation play-off place and seven points from safety.

  9. Francesco Guidolin news conference

    Swansea v Southampton (Sat, 15:00 GMT)

    Swansea, four points above the relegation zone, are unbeaten in Francesco Guidolin's first three games in charge at the club.

    "I hope to have the possibility to stay with the players and the club to improve and save the situation," said the Italian. "After that, I want to remain with the club but at the moment I am concentrating on the last part of the season.

    "We need to win four or five matches from now until the end of the season but that is not easy to do. I am only thinking about Southampton now, this is the priority."

  10. Sciver included in T20 squad


    All-rounder Natalie Sciver has been included in England women's squad for the three-match Twenty20 international series against South Africa this month.

    The Surrey player, 23, was ruled out of the current one-day series because of an ankle injury.

    Sciver will join the squad on 14 February, four days before the first Twenty20 match in Paarl.

    The final two Twenty20 internationals, in Cape Town and Johannesburg, will be double-headers with the men.

  11. Tan reduces Cardiff debt by half


    Vincent Tan insists he is ready to half Cardiff City's approximate £108m debt and the Bluebirds owner maintains the club will be debt-free by 2021.

    Tan plans to convert £68m he is owed by the Championship club into equity while writing off another £10m.

    Vincent Tan

    Cardiff's debt was £174m at the end of the 2013/14 financial year after their season in the Premier League - most of it owed to major shareholder Tan.

    "That would leave £40m owing to me," Tan told BBC Sport.

  12. Essex sign bowler Riaz for T20 Blast


    Essex have signed Pakistan international fast bowler Wahab Riaz for seven T20 Blast matches in 2016. 

    The 30-year-old, who featured in the recent Test series against England, has played 69 one-day internationals and 15 T20 internationals.

    Wahab Riaz
  13. Francesco Guidolin news conference

    Swansea v Southampton (Sat, 15:00 GMT)

  14. Today's live radio coverage

    Follow Radio 5 live sports extra commentary as Great Britain take on the Netherlands in their 2018 Winter Olympics qualifier from 16:10 GMT today. 

    Also listen to live BBC radio commentary as Salford Red Devils face St Helens in the Super League from 19:30 GMT. 

    Follow these commentaries right here on the BBC Sport website

  15. Get Involved #bbcsportsday

    Which clubs are the best value for tickets and why?

    Rob Sutton: I've paid £14 for Leicester v West Brom on 1st March. Great offers for students, even with the team going for the title!

    David Gonzalez: Everton's £99 child's season ticket is a nice touch.

    Aaron Leggott: I paid £440 for my season ticket at Man City... works out around £23 a game.

    tweet us using #bbcsportsday

  16. Holmes signs new Castleford deal

    Rugby League

    Castleford Tigers forward Oliver Holmes has signed a new contract with the club until the end of 2018.

    Holmes, 23, has made 123 Super League appearances for Castleford in six seasons, scoring 18 tries.

  17. Blanc extends PSG deal


    Paris St-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has signed a contract extension, committing him to the club until 2018.

    The ex-France defender took over from Carlo Ancelotti in June 2013, leading them to two league titles, including last season's domestic treble.

    Laurent Blanc

    PSG are 24 points clear at the top of Ligue 1, unbeaten domestically this season and face Chelsea in the Champions League last 16.

    "I want to thank the club for the faith they put in me," said Blanc.

  18. Question of Sport Teaser


    Today is Australian snooker player Neil Robertson's birthday and our Question of Sport Teaser was:

    Since 1990, Neil and which four snooker players have played in their only World Championship final?  

    The answers are...

  19. Warnock considered by Rotherham


    You just can't keep him out of a job...

    Neil Warnock is one of three candidates under consideration to become Rotherham manager, BBC Radio Sheffield reports.

    All three have Championship experience and are due to be interviewed about the job this week.

    Neil Warnock

    Warnock, 67, once played for the Millers, and is available after leaving his role as Queens Park Rangers' temporary manager in December.

    Neil Redfearn became the shortest-serving manager in Rotherham's history when he was sacked on Monday.

  20. Mark Hughes news conference

    Bournemouth v Stoke (Sat, 15:00 GMT)

    And finally, can surprise leaders Leicester cap their fairytale season by going on to win the Premier League?

    "You look at Leicester and people save they were going to fall away but it just hasn't happened," says Stoke boss Mark Hughes. 

    "Their win at Manchester City was absolutely fantastic and you wouldn't want to back against them, certainly at this point."