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  1. Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies aged 30
  2. The Ivory Coast international collapsed at training, according to agent
  3. Tributes come in from former team-mates and Premier League players

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By Caroline Chapman and Matt Davis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    This extended Sportsday is now coming to a close.

    More tributes to former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote can be found on this link.

    Cheick Tiote
  2. Tributes to Tiote

    Gary Lineker
  3. Magpies pay tribute to Tiote

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

    Cheick Tiote
  4. Tributes paid to Tiote

  5. Tributes paid to Tiote

  6. 'A pleasure to know and play with you'

    Danny SImpson
  7. Watch Tiote's iconic goal for Newcastle

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

    A lot of people are mentioning this on social media...

    A great strike, a great celebration.

  8. 'A great man'

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30


    Newcastle manager Rafa Benítez said: "It is with great sadness that I have this afternoon learned of Cheick's death.

    "In the all the time that I have known him, he was a true professional, dedicated and above all, a great man. Our hearts go out to his family and friends at such a sad time."

  9. Tributes paid to Tiote

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

    Newcastle players past and present have been paying tribute.

    Jamal Lascelles
    Stephen Harper
    Jonás Gutiérrez
  10. Tiote dies aged 30


    Tiote began his professional career in Belgium with Anderlecht in 2005 before moving to Dutch side FC Twente, where he made 86 appearances and won the Eredivisie league title in the 2009-10 season under manager Steve McLaren.

    Tiote, a defensive midfielder, then signed for Newcastle in 2010 for £3.5m.

    In 2011, he scored a memorable goal as Newcastle United came back from 4-0 down to draw with Arsenal in the Premier League.

  11. Tributes paid to Tiote

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote dies, aged 30

    West Ham
    Swansea tweet
  12. Post update

    The Ivorian made 139 league appearances for Newcastle after joining them in August 2010 from Dutch side FC Twente.

    The 30-year-old featured just three times for the Magpies this season, before leaving in February.

    Tiote was also part of the Ivory Coast squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

  13. Tiote dies aged 30

    Cheick Tiote

    "It is with deep sadness that I confirm that my client Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises," said the player's spokesman Emanuele Palladino.

    "We cannot say any more at the moment and we request that his family's privacy be respected at this difficult time. We ask for all your prayers."

  14. BreakingTiote has died aged 30

    Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died at the age of 30 after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises, a spokesman for the player has said.

  15. Ilkeston wound-up in High Court


    Northern Premier League club Ilkeston have been wound-up in the High Court over a £14,438 debt.

    The club were only formed in 2010 as a successor to the liquidated Ilkeston Town, but had a troubled 2016-17 season as they fought financial difficulties

    The Robins were temporarily suspended by the league before the season started for not paying creditors and players have not been paid since December.

  16. The goal that put England into U20 World Cup semi-finals


    Here's the full story behind England's win against Mexico in the Under 20s World Cup quarter-finals.

    Liverpool-bound striker Dominic Solanke scored the only goal of the game to send the Young Lions though - and they survived for 20 minutes with only 10 men.

    The team last reached the final four of this competition in 1993, when a side featuring Nicky Butt and Nick Barmby lost to Ghana in the semis before beating Australia to finish in third place.

    Their semi-final takes place on Thursday against Italy.

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  17. Wawrinka wins second set

    Wawrinka 7-5 7-6 (9-7) Monfils

    Stan Wawrinka

    If France are going to have a man in the Roland Garros quarter-finals, joining the two women in the last eight, then Gael Monfils is going to have to do it the hard way.

    But he never does it easy, does he? The Frenchman fights back twice in the breaker, from 3-1 and 6-3 down, batting off three set points for Wawrinka.

    A fourth goes begging when Stan guides a forehand return over the baseline, then he earns a fifth with a perfect forehand that clips the white paint.

    This time the Swiss third seed takes his chance, pulling Monfils out wide and then swatting down a net volley to take the second set.

    Gael Monfils
  18. On this day...


    In 1999 Britain's Joe Calzaghe retained his WBO super-middleweight title with a unanimous points verdict over Australia's Rick Thornberry in Cardiff.

    Joe Calzaghe and Rick Thornberry