About this blog
South Africa 2010 will be John Motson's 10th World Cup with BBC Sport. John will be filing regular video reports from Cape Town, offering expert insight and opinion as well as recalling his own fond memories of previous tournaments. You can watch World Cup Motty on the BBC Sport website and the Red Button. John will also be using Twitter. You can follow him @worldcupmotty.
- Arsenal 4-1 Galatasaray
Danny Welbeck scores his first senior hat-trick as 10-man Arsenal beat Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League.
- Basel 1-0 Liverpool
Liverpool stutter to defeat in the Champions League as Basel's Marco Streller scores the only goal of their Group B clash.
- Sturridge 'not in England squad'
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers does not expect striker Daniel Sturridge to be named in Thursday's England squad.