Sports Personality of the Year shortlist - as it happened

The 10 contenders for the 2013 Sports Personality of the Year are announced on The One Show on BBC One from 1900 GMT.

26 November 2013 Last updated at 08:06

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  1. 1930: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    BBC Sports Personality 2013 contenders

    OK, that is all from Sportsday live for Tuesday. I'll leave you with the names of the 10 nominees for the 2013 Sports Personality of the Year:

    Sailor Ben Ainslie, England batsman Ian Bell, wheelchair sprinter Hannah Cockroft, long distance runner Mo Farah, cyclist Chris Froome, rugby union player Leigh Halfpenny, jockey AP McCoy, tennis player Andy Murray, athlete Christine Ohuruogu and golfer Justin Rose.

  2. 1928: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    Here is a bit more detail on the remaining five nominees just announced:

    Leigh Halfpenny: Halfpenny played in all three Lions tests in Australia in the summer and was named as player of the series, having already been voted Six Nations player of the year as Wales retained their title.

    AP McCoy: The 2010 winner enjoyed another dominant year in the saddle, culminating in sealing his 4,000th career winner when his mount Mountain Tunes won at Towcester in early November.

    Andy Murray: Ended Great Britain's 77-year wait for a men's singles Wimbledon title when he beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets on Centre Court, having also previously lost in the Australian Open final to Djokovic.

    Christine Ohuruogu: Ohuruogu bounced back from the disappointment of her silver medal in London by winning her second 400m world title in Moscow, pipping Amantle Montsho by the narrowest of margins.

    Justin Rose: Finally made good on his early career promise by winning the US Open at Merion, overhauling five-time major winner Phil Mickelson to become the first English winner of the event in 43 years.

  3. 1926: 
    BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    And there we have it, the five remaining nominees are:

    Rugby union player Leigh Halfpenny, jockey AP McCoy, tennis player Andy Murray, athlete Christine Ohuruogu and golfer Justin Rose.

  4. 1924: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    OK, after a bit of Christmas carol signing, we have the other five contenders coming up (being drawn) now...

  5.  
    SOCIAL MEDIA

    Don't forget to keep up to date with all the build-up to BBC Sports Personality of the Year, you might want to follow @bbcspoty and visit the BBC Sport Facebook page.

  6. 1915: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    OK, so we have five of the 10 contenders announced, now we are just waiting for the other five to be confirmed. Should not be too long now.

    First, though, The One Show are having a look in detail at a Local TV revolution, which is beginning in Grimsby.

  7. 1908: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    Here are the five contenders revealed so far on The One Show in a bit more detail:

    Ben Ainslie: Ainslie was widely credited with turning around Team USA's fortunes in the America's Cup having been brought in as tactician with the hosts coming from behind to win the last eight races and pull off a remarkable come-from-behind victory.

    Ian Bell: The Warwickshire batsman contributed significantly to a summer of Ashes success with three centuries and his series-leading 562 runs - scored at an average of 62.44 - was 144 better than his nearest rival.

    Hannah Cockroft: Having been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours, Cockroft retained both her T34 100 metres and T34 200 metres titles at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon and won the T33/T34 100 metres race at the Anniversary Games at the Olympic Stadium with a stadium record time of 17.80 seconds.

    Mo Farah: Farah continued where he left off in 2012 by winning both 5,000m and 10,000m world titles in Moscow, as well as breaking Steve Cram's 28-year-old British 1,500m record in Monaco in July.

    Chris Froome: May lack the broader public profile afforded his Great Britain team-mate Sir Bradley Wiggins but proved equally adept on two wheels by succeeding Wiggins as winner of the Tour de France.

  8. 1903: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    The first five nominees have been revealed in quite interesting fashion - they are being sketched by artist Paul Trevillion as the voice of Phil Tufnell confirms who each one is.

    The first five revealed are: Sailor Ben Ainslie, England batsman Ian Bell, wheelchair sprinter Hannah Cockroft, long distance runner Mo Farah and cyclist Chris Froome.

  9. 1900: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

    Right then, The One Show is live where Matt Baker and Alex Jones are building up to the big reveal.

  10. 1854: 
    BBC COVERAGE

    Not long now until to the 10 contenders for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award are announced on The One Show, which starts at 1900 GMT.

    Wherever you are we have it covered because you can watch on your television via BBC One or online for desktop, tablet and mobile users. You can also follow this very live text commentary for the names the moment they are announced.

  11. 1850: 
    FIRST FOOTBALLER TO WIN SPORTS PERSONALITY
    Bobby Moore

    The first footballer to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award was Bobby Moore, who claimed it in 1966 after captaining England to World Cup victory.

    Moore went on to win 108 caps for his country and made over 540 appearances for West Ham, before joining Fulham in 1974.

    Four more footballers have won the award since - Paul Gascoigne (1990), Michael Owen (1998), David Beckham (2001) and Ryan Giggs (2009).

  12. 1846: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Sue Barker with Sports Personality trophy

    This year, Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will share the BBC Sport's Personality of the Year presenting duties, with Sue Barker having stepped down as a presenter after 19 years in the role.

    "It has been an honour to present BBC Sports Personality of the Year for the last 19 years and I have loved every minute of it," Barker said.

    "The BBC have asked me to stay but I had made the decision to downsize my commitments a while ago and I knew that the time would be right after what was always set to be a magical 2012."

  13. 1842: 
    CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Live text and audio commentary is up and running on the BBC Sport website as Chelsea and Arsenal look to progress to the knockout stages, while Celtic take on Milan.

  14.  
    SOCIAL MEDIA

    Don't forget to keep up to date with all the build-up to BBC Sports Personality of the Year, you might want to follow @bbcspoty and visit the BBC Sport Facebook page.

  15. 1835: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Sports Personality of the Year

    While Sir Chris Chataway was the first winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, the most recent was cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, who was voted the last year's winner.

    Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France last year, before adding Olympic time trial gold at London 2012.

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    Greg Jones: Buzzing to find out the Sports Personality nominees.

    James Stevenson: Trying to think who the 10 contenders for #SPOTY will be..

    Andrew Priestley: Reading through the many different suggested #SPOTY nominees just shows how much world-class sporting talent we are blessed with in GB.

  17. 1826: 
    ROLL OF HONOUR

    Since Sir Chris Chataway was honoured, there have been 57 sportsmen and sportswomen who have won the coveted title of BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

    Check out the full list of winners in the Roll of Honour on the BBC Sport website.

  18. 1821: 
    WHEN IT ALL BEGAN
    Sir Chris Chataway

    The end-of-the-year television spectacle began in 1954, when it attracted a television audience of 12m, who watched athlete Chris Chataway pick up the main award in recognition of setting the 5,000m world record.

    Chataway fought off tough competition, beating Roger Bannister to the award, despite Bannister becoming the first man to run a mile in under four minutes that same year - where Chataway was his pacemaker.

    Votes were cast by postcard back in 1954, with 14,517 votes arriving at BBC HQ.

  19. 1813: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY ON THE ROAD

    For 51 years, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year was held in venues across London, but since 2006 it has been taken on the road, with Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield and Manchester having hosted the event.

    It returned the London for last year's show, at the ExCeL in London and to date, more than 55,000 people have enjoyed spending a spectacular evening with the stars of the sporting year.

  20. 1807: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Leeds Arena

    This year's BBC Sport's Personality of the Year will, for the first time, be held in Leeds, at the First Direct Arena.

    The venue officially opened its doors to the public in September this year, although it held a Bruce Springsteen concert in July.

    Carl Doran, the Sports Personality of the Year show's executive editor, said: "The city of Leeds and the venue will provide the perfect backdrop to what will be a celebration of this year's sporting achievements and the men and women who have accomplished so much."

  21. 1800: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Presenters Clare Balding, Gary Lineker and Gabby Logan with the Sports Personality trophy

    In just over one hour, a shortlist of 10 contenders will be named for the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday 15 December.

    The names will be announced during The One Show on BBC One and online between 1900 and 1930 GMT.

    We will be taking a look at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show from down the years over the next hour, but we also want to hear from you. Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why? Send us your top 10 via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  22. 1753: 
    FOOTBALL

    Jose Mourinho has warned tonight's opponents Basel that Chelsea are much improved from the side beaten in September as the Blues bid to advance to the Champions League.

    Chelsea play at St Jakob-Park seeking a fourth successive win - following the defeat to the Swiss in the opening game at Stamford Bridge - to seal top spot in Group E for Mourinho's men.

    "If somebody has to feel the pressure, it's not us," Mourinho says. "It's Basel, because they are in a limited situation to qualify for the next round. This Chelsea is better than the Chelsea that played at Stamford Bridge."

  23. 1743: 
    RUGBY LEAGUE

    Wakefield bolster their pack for 2014 with the signing of former Melbourne Storm prop Scott Anderson from Brisbane Broncos.

    The 27-year-old, who will join the Wildcats on a 12-month deal subject to a successful visa application, played in two Grand Finals for the Storm, including their 2009 win over Parramatta, and made his 50th appearance for the Broncos in 2013.

    "I'm really excited," says Anderson. "It's a new challenge for me and a big challenge to come over to Super League. I know there have been a lot of players that have come over and been successful so hopefully I can be too."

  24. 1736: 
    QUESTION OF SPORT TEASER

    You may remember we posed the following Question of Sport Teaser earlier today: "Since 1990, which eight sports stars whose surnames end in an E have finished in the top three of BBC Sports Personality of the Year?"

    The answers are: Joe Calzaghe, Linford Christie, Darren Clarke, Paul Gascoigne, Colin McRae, Paula Radcliffe, Steve Redgrave and Beth Tweddle.

  25. 1725: 
    FOOTBALL

    Yeovil Town place last season's top-scorer Paddy Madden on the transfer list, despite having scored the fewest goals in the Championship.

    The 23-year-old Republic of Ireland striker notched 23 goals as Yeovil won promotion from League One in May, but has failed to find the net this term.

    Glovers boss Gary Johnson confirmed in October that attitude problems had cost Madden a regular starting place.

  26. 1718: 
    RUGBY LEAGUE

    Englishman Richard Silverwood will referee Saturday's World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand at Old Trafford.

    The 37-year-old Yorkshireman was in charge of the Anzac Tests Down Under from 2009-12 before being overlooked in favour of Ashley Klein this year.

    He was selected by an international match officials panel, which appointed Klein as video referee and New Zealander Henry Perenara as his assistant.

  27. 1712: 
    DONE DEAL

    Blackburn Rovers add to their squad with the addition of striker Rudy Gestede from Cardiff City.

    The 25-year-old arrives at Ewood Park on loan until January, with a view to a permanent transfer.

    After coming through the youth ranks at FC Metz, Gestede spent a year on loan gaining experience with AS Cannes, scoring four goals in 22 appearances, before returning to Metz in 2010.

  28. 1708: 
    SNOOKER

    The final snooker tournament of 2013 is under way, as Mark Selby attempts to retain the UK Championship title at the Barbican Centre, York.

    Here are the latest scores from the matches that started at 1330 GMT:

    Dominic Dale (Wal) 3-5 Vinnie Calabrese (Aus)

    Anthony Hamilton (Eng) 4-3 Sean O'Sullivan (Eng)

    Tom Ford (Eng) 2-5 Nopppon Saengkham (Thai)

  29. 1707: 
    FOOTBALL
    Champions League

    Unbeaten in 38 consecutive league matches Bayern Munich are chasing another landmark when they take on CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

    The German club can set a Champions League record of 10 straight victories by beating CSKA Moscow.

    The weather, though, might have a big say on Wednesday's result. Bayern might struggle to play as they'd like in these conditions...

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    Presenters Clare Balding, Gary Lineker and Gabby Logan with the Sports Personality trophy

    A shortlist of 10 contenders will be named later today for the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday 15 December.

    The names will be announced during The One Show on BBC One between 1900 and 1930 GMT. A capacity crowd of about 12,000 will attend next month's star-studded show at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

    We want to hear from you today. Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why? Send us your top 10 via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  31. 1646: 
    BOXING
    Nathan Cleverly

    Former WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly withdraws from his comeback fight at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday due to a back injury.

    The Welshman was due to make his debut at Cruiserweight against Australian Daniel Ammann - for the vacant Commonwealth title. Cleverly injured his back in training last week and after seeking expert medical advice has been advised to withdraw.

    "It's a bitter blow as training had been going so well and I was looking forward to making my debut at cruiserweight", Cleverly said. "For it to only happen a week before the fight is even more devastating."

  32. 1639: 
    SCOTTISH FOOTBALL

    St Johnstone have signed former Manchester City winger Lee Croft until the end of the season.

    It is the 28-year-old's second spell at McDiarmid Park, having been on loan with the Saints from Derby last year.

    Croft, who also spent time at Norwich City, scored three goals in 11 appearances in Perth during the second half of the 2011-12 season. He played in more than 50 games for Oldham last term but has been without a club since the summer.

  33. 1631: 
    FOOTBALL

    Leeds United managing director David Haigh has committed a seven-figure investment to the club.

    BBC Radio Leeds understands that the funds from Haigh's company, Sport Capital, will be used towards bolstering the squad in January.

    He joined the club's board in December last year before GFH Capital's takeover of the Elland Road side. Leeds, who face Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, are currently sixth in the Championship.

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    GET INVOLVED - #bbcsportsday

    Chris Parker: First time in as long as I can remember all four English sides look comfortable to get through, surely United can't mess it up?

    Fahad Khan: Not sure about Arsenal. If Marseille win tonight and Dortmund win as well, then the permutations become very interesting.

    Rian Hoskins: Arsenal's easiest team is Marseille, Chelsea have a big chance, while Celtic could surprise Milan although they won't qualify.

    Can you see Chelsea and Arsenal securing progression tonight? Will Celtic take advantage of Milan's poor run of form to secure a win? Let us know how you think tonight's Champions League games will pan out via #bbcsportsday

  35. 1614: 
    FOOTBALL

    Crystal Palace fail in their bid to have Yannick Bolasie's red card against Hull City overturned so he will now serve a three-match ban.

  36. 1608: 
    SNOOKER

    The final snooker tournament of 2013 is under way, as Mark Selby attempts to retain the UK Championship title at the Barbican Centre, York.

    Here are the latest scores from the matches that started at 1330 GMT:

    Gary Wilson (Eng) beat Jamie Jones (Wal) 6-0

    Dominic Dale (Wal) 2-4 Vinnie Calabrese (Aus)

    Anthony Hamilton (Eng) 4-1 Sean O'Sullivan (Eng)

    Tom Ford (Eng) 2-3 Nopppon Saengkham (Thai)

  37. 1600: 
    COMING UP - GARY SPEED TRIBUTE
    Gary Speed

    On West Yorkshire Sport tonight on BBC Radio Leeds, hear a special tribute to Leeds United hero Gary Speed, two years on from his tragic death.

    Hear from the people who knew him best including former managers Howard Wilkinson and Joe Royle; team-mates Simon Grayson, Peter Swan, and Jon Newsome; fellow coach John Carver; Leeds United legend Eddie Gray, and hear from Gary's father, Roger Speed.

    Speedo: Gary Speed Remembered - tune in from 1800 GMT on BBC Radio Leeds.

  38. 1553: 
    FOOTBALL

    Irish FA chief executive Patrick Nelson insists that Northern Ireland will have a "big chance" of qualifying for the expanded Euro 2016 tournament.

    Nelson made the comment as the IFA unveiled a five-year strategic plan on Tuesday. Lead objective in the 2013/18 strategic plan is for Northern Ireland to qualify for one of the next two tournaments.

    "Certainly the Euros in 2016 will provide a better opportunity because there are more places at stake," says Nelson.

  39. 1546: 
    FOOTBALL

    Portsmouth caretaker boss Andy Awford has admitted his surprise at the dismissal of Guy Whittingham.

    Former Pompey defender Awford, the club's academy manager, will take charge of the first team for Tuesday's home match against Southend.

    "I felt for Guy, he is a good friend of mine and always will be, and I was a little bit surprised," the 41-year-old told BBC Radio Solent.

  40. 1537: 
    FOOTBALL

    Sunderland confirm that, following the clubs' appeal for wrongful dismissal, the red card awarded to Wes Brown in Saturday's game against Stoke has been rescinded by an FA panel.

    Reacting to the decision, Head Coach Gus Poyet said: "I would like to express my thanks to the panel for giving the matter their consideration. Naturally we are delighted with their decision, which is fair and just."

  41. 1534: 
    FOOTBALL
    Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill

    Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill is determined to guide the team to the 2016 European Championship finals.

    O'Neill's chances of achieving that goal are improved with the increase from 16 to 24 teams qualifying for the tournament in France.

    He was appointed, along with Roy Keane as his assistant, after the Republic failed to qualify for next year's World Cup finals in Brazil.

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    GET INVOLVED

    Rian Hoskins: Arsenal's easiest team is Marseille, Chelsea have a big chance while Celtic could surprise Milan although they won't qualify.

  43. 1527: 
    FOOTBALL

    Alloa Athletic have given manager Paul Hartley permission to hold talks with Inverness Caley Thistle.

    The 37-year-old former Scotland midfielder has won back-to-back promotions, having taken up the post at Recreation Park in May 2011. And the part-time Wasps are currently sitting fifth in the Championship.

    Caley Thistle, second in the Premiership, are seeking a replacement for Terry Butcher, who left to take over at Hibernian.

  44. 1520: 
    SPOTY FACTS
    BBC Sports Personality of the Year

    The first show was called Sportsview, before it was re-titled as Sports Review of the Year and then became, as we know it today, Sports Personality of the Year, in 1999.

  45.  
    GET INVOLVED

    Just a few hours until Tuesday's Champions League games get under way, with Chelsea at Basel where a draw will see them progress to the knockout stage, while a win would secure top spot in Group E.

    Meanwhile, in Group F, if Arsenal beat bottom-of-the-group Marseille and Borussia Dortmund fail to defeat Napoli in the other group game, Arsene Wenger's team will reach the knockout stages for the 14th successive season. Finally, Celtic take on a hugely out-of-sorts AC Milan looking to keep their hopes of progressing from Group H alive.

    Can you see Chelsea and Arsenal securing progression tonight? Will Celtic take advantage of Milan's poor run of form to secure a win? Let us know how you think tonight's Champions League games will pan out via #bbcsportsday

  46. 1506: 
    FOOTBALL

    England women lost their opening match in Group A of the U17 European Championships 1-0 to Italy.

    Federica Cavicchia's late goal hands the Italians victory in front of 2,115 fans at AFC Telford United.

    Scotland lost 4-2 to Germany in their opening match in Group B at Hinckley.

  47. 1457: 
    FOOTBALL

    Kaka believes a win over Celtic could be a turning point for AC Milan's season amid reports that defeat could cost the Italians' coach his job.

    Massimiliano Allegri is under pressure with his side sitting 13th in Serie A ahead of the Champions League game.

    "This is going to be a very difficult match. But, by winning tomorrow, we could kick-start our season," says midfielder Kaka. "We could even qualify if we win and the other result goes in our favour."

  48. 1454: 
    FOOTBALL
    Manchester United

    Manchester United trio Jonny Evans, Anderson and Ryan Giggs, who turns 40 on Friday, relax as they wait for a flight at Manchester Airport, ahead of their Uefa Champions League Group A match against Bayer Leverkusen.

    United boss David Moyes is due to hold a news conference at 1730 GMT in Germany.

  49. 1450: 
    SNOOKER

    The final snooker tournament of 2013 is under way, as Mark Selby attempts to retain the UK Championship title at the Barbican Centre, York.

    Here are the latest scores from the matches that started at 1330 GMT:

    Jamie Jones (Wal) 0-3 Gary Wilson (Eng)

    Dominic Dale (Wal) 1-2 Vinnie Calabrese (Aus)

    Anthony Hamilton (Eng) 2-0 Sean O'Sullivan (Eng)

    Tom Ford (Eng) 1-2 Nopppon Saengkham (Thai)

  50. 1446: 
    FOOTBALL

    Coventry City academy manager Gregor Rioch has quit his role after six and a half years with the Sky Blues.

    The 38-year-old former Peterborough United, Hull City, Macclesfield Town and Shrewsbury Town defender was brought to City in July 2007 by then Sky Blues boss Iain Dowie. But after bringing through a stream of talent at City's Ryton training ground, Rioch says he wants a fresh challenge.

    "I'd like to think I'm leaving the Academy in very strong shape," he said.

  51. 1440: 
    WORLD CUP 2022

    Fifa boss Sepp Blatter condemns European media for "attacking" 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar on Tuesday.

    The Swiss said media had been unfair to Qatar as he made an impassioned defence of the event to delegates at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) awards in Kuala Lumpur.

    "It is not fair when the international media and especially European media are taking up the focus of an Arab country here in Asia, and attacking, criticising this country," Blatter says.

  52.  
    GET INVOLVED - #SPOTY

    Abi Paterson: My #SPOTY contenders are: Murray, Froome, Farah, Ohuruogu, Rose, Bale, Bell, McCoy, Trott, Ainslie.

    Max Adams: Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Leigh Halfpenny, Gareth Bale, Sam Burgess, Mo Farah, Laura Trott, Ian Bell, AP McCoy, Stuart Broad.

    Yorkie: Tai Woffinden, Sam Burgess, Joe Root, Alex Lowes, L Halfpenny, Sam Lowes, Sam Tomkins, Stuart Broad, Nick Matthew, Becky James.

    Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why?

    Send us your top 10 list via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  53. 1429: 
    WORLD CUP 2022

    The international footballers' union, FIFPro, says a delegation is going to Qatar to seek "urgent talks" over concerns the rights of players are being abused in the 2022 World Cup host nation.

    FIFPro is demanding action is taken to stop players who are in dispute with Qatari clubs from being prevented from leaving the country.

    The "kafala" employment system has been thrust back onto the international agenda by the case of French-Algerian player Zahir Belounis. He is under contract at Al-Jaish until 2015, but has been denied the chance to leave Qatar because he is suing the club in order to recover unpaid salary.

  54. 1423: 
    BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Anita Lonsbrough

    Swimmer Anita Lonsbrough was the first female to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year - then known as Sportsview Personality of the Year - in 1962.

    Aged 21, she won Commonwealth Games gold in the 110 yards backstroke, 220 yards backstroke and 440 yards individual medley in Perth, adding to the Olympic 200m breaststroke gold she secured in Rome two years earlier.

    Lonsbrough went on to be Great Britain's first female Olympic flag bearer, at the opening ceremony of the 1964 Summer Games.

  55. 1415: 
    RUGBY UNION

    Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill hopes to have injury-plagued centre Matt Smith back within a month.

    The 28-year-old made his first league start this term in Saturday's win over London Irish, but limped off inside 18 minutes with a hamstring problem.

    Earlier this month, he came off the bench against Harlequins after three months out with a broken thumb, only to suffer concussion. "We hope in the next couple of weeks he will be fit to play," Cockerill said.

  56. 1408: 
    SNOOKER

    The final snooker tournament of 2013 is under way, as Mark Selby attempts to retain the UK Championship title at the Barbican Centre, York.

    Here are the latest scores from the matches that started at 1330 GMT:

    Jamie Jones (Wal) 0-2 Gary Wilson (Eng)

    Dominic Dale (Wal) 0-2 Vinnie Calabrese (Aus)

    Anthony Hamilton (Eng) 1-0 Sean O'Sullivan (Eng)

    Tom Ford (Eng) 0-1 Nopppon Saengkham (Thai)

  57. 1400: 
    MANCHESTER CITY- Team news

    Joe Hart has been told he will return in goal for Manchester City's Champions League Group D clash against Viktoria Plzen at the Etihad Stadium after five games on the bench.

    Captain and defender Vincent Kompany is back in training with the squad but not yet ready to return from a thigh injury.

    Striker Stevan Jovetic and playmaker David Silva (both calf) also remain on the sidelines and Jack Rodwell has also suffered another injury setback.

  58. 1353: 
    THE KING OF COLLECTIONS?
    Michel Platini

    Cypriot Philippos Stavrou-Platini poses with a scarf at the Platini Museum devoted to former French football star and Uefa chief Michel Platini, that he established in Cyprus.

    The museum is bidding to enter the Guinness World Records book for housing the most sporting memorabilia, with 21,137 objects recorded.

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    DH: Has to be the Durham Pink Panthers! Durham, Durham, Durham, Durham etc

    Pete Garrett: How about "I'm Surrey I Haven't a Clue!"; and is it time for a return to "Happy Hampshire"?

    Lorcan Murray: Carlisle could call themselves the Cumbrian Mountains since we often have a mountain to climb, or face an uphill struggle.

    Warwickshire will be known as the Birmingham Bears in next summer's new T20 Blast tournament. If your team - be it in football, cricket, rugby or any other sport - were to be rebranded, what would they be known as and why? Let us know via #bbcsportsday

  60. 1344: 
    FOOTBALL

    Former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan says in the Daily Mail that he was a manager in all but name for his last five years at Old Trafford.

    The 51-year-old was Alex Ferguson's right hand man since replacing Carlos Queiroz in 2008, having been the club's first team coach for the preceding seven years, but insists his responsibilities were more than that of an obedient understudy.

    Phelan says: "With the way things have gone, my first thoughts are to be the boss, yeah. It's the progression for me now. That's what I've been doing for the last five years, albeit with the title of assistant boss."

  61. 1339: 
    BOXING

    George Groves says Carl Froch will lose his 'credibility' if he does not agree to a rematch between the two.

    Froch retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a ninth-round stoppage of Groves last Saturday. However, the fight was ended controversially when referee Howard Foster stepped in to end the bout.

    His [Froch's] credibility will be shot to pieces if he decides to go a different route apart from fighting me," Groves tells BBC Radio 5 live.

  62. 1334: 
    SPOTY FACTS
    Kelly Holmes wins 2004 award

    Kelly Holmes' win in 2004 was the 17th time a track and field athlete had received the BBC Sport's Personality of the Year accolade - the most of any sport.

    This is followed by motor racing, which has produced six winners. Boxing and football have both provided five winners, with four winners from the world of Cricket. Perhaps surprisingly there has only been one winner from Rugby Union - Jonny Wilkinson in 2003.

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    lewy: Phil Taylor, Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Ryan Giggs, Laura Trott, Rachel Yankey, James Anderson, Carl Froch, Ben Ainslie, Laura Robson.

    Fr∆ser Posford: A.Murray, C.Froome, M.Farah, N.Stanford, B.James, S.Broad, L.Halfpenny, G.Bale, J.Rose, C.Ohuruogu.

    M.J. Nunn: Justin Rose, Stuart Broad, Murray, Max Whitlock, Bale, Laura Trott, Laura Robson, Perri Shakes-Drayton and Christine Ohurougu.

    Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why?

    Send us your top 10 list via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  64. 1323: 
    FOOTBALL

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter criticises Real Betis supporters after they appeared to make racist gestures towards one of their own players.

    The incident occurred after Betis defender Paulao was sent off during Sunday's 4-0 derby defeat by Sevilla. The referee did not mention the episode in his match report.

    However, Blatter, the head of world football's governing body, tweeted: "Sickened to learn of 'fans' racially abusing a Real Betis player."

  65. 1315: 
    MAN CITY NEWS CONFERENCE
    Manchester City

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini dismisses suggestions goalkeeper Joe Hart could be loaned out in January.

    Pellegrini has also played down speculation he might look to sign a new keeper during the mid-season transfer window. Hart, the current England first choice, recently lost his place in the City side after a series of inconsistent displays and has sat out their last five games.

    Pellegrini says: "There is a lot of news about six or seven goalkeepers that we want to buy but it is not true. There is no chance that Joe Hart could go out of this squad in January."

  66. 1310: 
    MAN CITY NEWS CONFERENCE

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is speaking now in his pre-match news conference.

    City host Vikotia Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday and Pellegrini confirms Vincent Kompany, who took part in training on Tuesday, will not feature in that game.

    "Vincent began working with the squad this week, I think next week he will be fit to play, but he won't be involved tomorrow night," says Pellegrini.

  67. 1303: 
    OLYMPICS
    Olympics London 2012 athletes village

    A road sign points the way to Celebration Avenue, in the newly transformed East Village near the Olympic Stadium 2013. There are also streets named 'Prize Walk' and 'Cheering Lane' as the former athletes' accommodation for the London 2012 Olympics is starting to be occupied by new owners.

  68. 1253: 
    RUGBY UNION

    Cardiff Blues wing Alex Cuthbert is recalled to the Wales team after recovering from an ankle injury for Saturday's autumn international against Australia in Cardiff.

    Cuthbert suffered an ankle injury during Cardiff Blues' Heineken Cup victory over holders Toulon last month and missed the opening three November Tests against South Africa, Argentina and Tonga.

    Elsewhere flanker Dan Lydiate features in the back row with Justin Tipuric on the bench, while Dan Biggar wins Wales coach Warren Gatland's fly-half vote ahead of Rhys Priestland, who is among the replacements.

  69. 1250:  
    Ben Smith, BBC SportFOOTBALL

    "The Etihad Stadium had been a hive of activity this morning with Manchester City training here ahead of their Champions League clash with Vitktoria Plzen tomorrow - a game Joe Hart is set to start.

    "There are plenty of City fans outside the main entrance hoping to catch a glimpse of their heroes but the news they are all talking about is the return to training this morning of captain Vincent Kompany. We are due to hear from City manager Manuel Pellegrini in the next 10 minutes or so and should then know whether Kompany will be involved from the start tomorrow night."

  70. 1245: 
    FOOTBALL - FOCUS FORUM
    Robbie Savage and Mark Lawrenson

    Dan Walker is joined by pundits Robbie Savage and Mark Lawrenson to look ahead to the week's Champions League fixtures in this week's Football Focus Forum.

    On Tuesday, Chelsea travel to Basel, Arsenal host Marseille and Celtic welcome AC Milan, while on Wednesday Manchester United visit Bayer Leverkusen and Manchester City are at home to Viktoria Plzen.

    Both pundits tip Arsenal and Chelsea to qualify but Lawrenson thinks Celtic are on their way out of the competition, despite having home advantage against the Italian side.

  71. 1238:  
    Nick Hope, BBC Olympic sports reporterDISABILITY SPORT

    "US Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann - paralysed from the waist down - wants to walk again.

    "On 21 January 2008, Weggemann walked into hospital - but she would never walk out.

    "What was supposed to be a routine pain-killing epidural to cure a long-standing back problem had catastrophic consequences as the then 18-year-old was left paralysed from the waist down. The American teenager from Minnesota, who was dreaming of her future at university, competing as an able-bodied swimmer and exploring the world by foot, was left facing life in a wheelchair."

    "I had so many plans and things that I wanted to do then all of a sudden I thought it was all over," reflects the London 2012 Paralympic champion.

  72. 1230: 
    SNOOKER

    Competing against your childhood heroes is a dream for every aspiring sportsman, and some will be lucky enough to get this opportunity in the revamped format of the UK Championship.

    It is one of eight snooker events where all 128 players enter at the first-round stage. Seven amateurs are participating after the same number of professionals pulled out - and they will face some of the biggest names in the sport.

    BBC Sport pundits Stephen Hendry, the seven-time world champion, and Ken Doherty, who reached three UK Championship finals, explain the consequences of the changes to the top 16, and the players who look most likely to lift the crown, on the BBC Sport website.

  73. 1222: 
    FOOTBALL

    England are the hosts for the 2013 women's Under-17 European Championships which kicks off on today.

    They are in Group A along with Italy, Austria and Portugal while Scotland are in Group B, where they face France, Germany and Spain.

    The tournament takes place at Chesterfield, Burton Albion, AFC Telford United and Hinckley.

    England manager Lois Fidler took time out of her preparations to answer questions from BBC News School Reporters about her career, the difference between women's and men's football and her biggest achievement.

  74.  
    GET INVOLVED - #bbcsportsday
    Blackpool rock

    Warwickshire County Cricket Club have earlier today confirmed that their team will be known as the Birmingham Bears in the new NatWest t20 Blast tournament.

    If your team - be it in football, cricket, rugby or any other sport - were to be rebranded, what would they be known as?

    We've got some more examples for you from the BBC Sport online journalists here in MediaCity: Blackpool 'Rocks', Yorkshire 'Puddings', Lancashire 'Hotpots', The Leicester 'Piggotts', 'The Joey' Essex, Surrey 'seems to be the hardest word' (terrible efforts!)

    Send us your T20 names via the hashtag #bbcsportsday

  75. 1220: 
    FOOTBALL

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's Champions League game against Galatasaray because of injury.

    The Portugal international and Ballon d'Or candidate hurt his left hamstring in Saturday's 5-0 victory at Almeria.

    Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says: "He has a very small problem, and tomorrow he will train again. We don't want to take the risk with him of making it worse."

  76. 1217: 
    BBC Wales Sports Personality

    Five contenders have been shortlisted for the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2013.

    The five nominees chosen by an expert panel are: footballer Gareth Bale, paralympian Aled Sion Davies, Rugby Union's Leigh Halfpenny, cyclist Becky James and triathlete Non Stanford.

    The winner will be revealed during the Wales Sport Awards, a new event in which BBC Cymru Wales and Sport Wales celebrate Welsh sporting success, on 9 December.

  77. 1210: 
    FOOTBALL
    Manchester City training

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini talks with Yaya Toure during a training session at the Etihad Stadium. City are preparing for their Champions League game against Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday.

    Pellegrini will speak in a news conference at 1300 GMT and we will have his quotes in Sportsday.

  78.  
    GET INVOLVED - #SPOTY

    Mitchell Stirling: Murray, Froome, Farah, Bell, L. Trott, Bale, McCoy, Rose, Froch and Robson.

    Sarah Donnelly: Halfpenny, Warburton, Farah, Murray, Ohuruogu, Rose, Broad, Bell, Becky James and J Wilkinson.

    Arthur Russell: Ainslie, Froome, Bell, AP McCoy, Ohuruogu, Murray, Bale, Rose, Halfpenny, Farah. Sadly no place for Tomkins.

    Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why?

    Send us your top 10 list via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  79. 1200: 
    ON THIS DAY - FOOTBALL
    Eric Cantona and Sir Alex Ferguson

    Time to make you feel old...

    Twenty-one years ago on this day Sir Alex Ferguson signed a Leeds United forward named Eric Cantona for £1.2m.

  80. 1154: 
    SPOTY FACTS
    Dai Rees

    Swimmer Ian Black became the youngest winner of the Sports Personality of the Year award in 1958, at the age of 17, and golfer Dai Rees (pictured) is the oldest winner, having picked up the accolade at the age of 44 in 1957.

  81. 1145: 
    CRICKET

    Warwickshire County Cricket Club confirm that their team will be known as the Birmingham Bears in the new NatWest t20 Blast tournament.

    Colin Povey, Chief Executive of Warwickshire CCC, said: "Birmingham and Edgbaston has been the Club's home since 1886 and we believe that adopting the Birmingham Bears name for the NatWest t20 Blast presents a great opportunity for us to engage even more closely with fans living and working at the heart of the city.

    "Asian families, businessmen and women working in the city's commercial districts and local cricket clubs are three particular audiences the club is seeking to work with more next season."

  82. 1137: 
    FOOTBALL
    Kevin Poole

    Burton have recalled 50-year-old keeper Kevin Poole to the first-team as boss Gary Rowett looks for a loan solution.

    Poole will be cover for Dean Lyness against Mansfield tonight after on-loan goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was recalled by Sunderland last week.

    Brewers goalkeeping coach Poole was the Football League's oldest registered player when he 'retired' at 48 in 2012.

  83. 1129:  
    Ben Smith, BBC SportFOOTBALL

    "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has returned to training with the squad at the Etihad Stadium this morning. The Belgium defender has been out of action since picking up a thigh injury in the 3-1 win over Everton on 5 October.

    "It remains to be seen if he is fit enough to play a part in the club's Champions League tie at home to Viktoria Plzen tomorrow but City manager Manuel Pellegrini is likely to reveal more at his 1300 GMT news conference. David Silva, Stevan Jovetic and Jack Rodwell were all absent from training this morning."

  84. 1124: 
    QUESTION OF SPORT TEASER

    Here is Tuesday's Question of Sport Teaser: "Since 1990, which eight sports stars whose surnames end in an E have finished in the top three of BBC Sports Personality of the Year?"

    Send your answers to #QSTeaser and we will reveal the eight this afternoon.

  85.  
    GET INVOLVED - #bbcsportsday

    Paul Thompson: I'm a Blackburn Rovers fan- The Blackburn Poultry Farmers certainly has a ring to it. It's a fowl name!

    Chris Pike: Sports name rebranding... how about Hull City? It's the only team name you can't colour in.

    Here in the BBC Sport Interactive office we have the following suggestions: Grimsby Town 'Garoupers', Bury 'Black Puddings', Worcestershire 'Sauces', Accrington Stanley 'Milk Bottles' - we're 100% sure you can do better than us so if your team - be it in football, cricket, rugby or any other sport - were to be rebranded, what would they be known as?

    Let us know via #bbcsportsday

  86. 1118: 
    FOOTBALL
    Real Madrid

    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale and his team-mates take part in a training session at the Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on Monday on the eve of their Champions League game against Galatasaray.

  87. 1116: 
    CRICKET

    Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke are set to be summoned by match referee Jeff Crowe before next week's Second Test in Adelaide following a bad-tempered opening to the Ashes, reports The London Evening Standard.

    Australia's 381-run win in Brisbane last week was punctuated by bitter exchanges between the players.

    According to Standard Sport, Crowe, who was also match referee at the Gabba, will speak to the captains and team managers Andy Flower and Darren Lehmann before the Second Test starts, to remind them of their responsibilities. His decision to do so is thought to be a direct result of the acrimonious spirit in which the First Test was played.

  88. 1111: 
    FIRST FOOTBALLER TO WIN SPOTY
    Bobby Moore

    The first footballer to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award was Bobby Moore, who claimed it in 1966 after captaining England to World Cup victory.

    Moore went on to win 108 caps for his country and made over 540 appearances for West Ham, before joining Fulham in 1974.

    Four more footballers have won the award since - Paul Gascoigne (1990), Michael Owen (1998), David Beckham (2001) and Ryan Giggs (2009).

  89. 1102:  
    Juliette Ferrington, BBC SportFOOTBALL

    "Phil Jones and Nemanja Vidic were back among the Manchester United players at open training ahead United's trip to Leverkusen in the Champions League.

    "There was no Robin van Persie or Michael Carrick in the open session but Darren Fletcher was training amongst the group."

  90. 1055: 
    TENNIS
    Roger Federer

    Roger Federer should play until he is 60 if he wants to, according to Romanian former world number one Ilie Nastase.

    The Swiss 17-times grand-slam champion has slipped down to sixth in the world rankings and won only one title this year, prompting many to suggest he is a spent force at 32.

    "I wish people wouldn't say that Roger Federer has to retire," the 67-year-old was quoted as saying to the Romanian media. "Federer doesn't have to prove anything, he can play to 60 if he wants to."

  91.  
    GET INVOLVED

    Warwickshire will be known as the Birmingham Bears in next summer's new T20 Blast tournament. If your team - be it in football, cricket, rugby or any other sport - were to be rebranded, what would they be known as?

    Let us know via #bbcsportsday

  92. 1043: 
    FOOTBALL

    Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner has apologised after being cautioned for criminal damage at his apartment block in Hertfordshire.

    The Arsenal striker, 25, was arrested by police on Monday over damage to the building in the Bushey area where he lives. On his Instagram account, he said he had accidentally damaged a stuck door when he tried to force it.

    Bendtner was given a caution by Hertfordshire Police.

  93. 1038: 
    BOXING
    Carl Froch and George Groves

    George Groves says Carl Froch will lose his 'credibility' if he does not agree to a rematch between the two.

    Froch retained his WBA and IBF super-middleweight titles with a ninth-round stoppage of Groves last Saturday.

    However, the fight was ended controversially when referee Howard Foster stepped in to end the bout. "His [Froch's] credibility will be shot to pieces if he decides to go a different route apart from fighting me," Groves told BBC Radio 5 live.

  94.  
    GET INVOLVED - #SPOTY

    Freddie: Bale, Bell, Murray, Farah, Froome, Halfpenny, Ainslie, Rose, Froch, S Burgess......

    Hilary Evans: Murray, Farah, Halfpenny, Ohuruogu, Froome, Rose, Woffinden, Stanford, James, Matthew.

    ConnorJ 91: A. Murray, J. Rose, C. Froome, AP. McCoy, I. Bell, C. Ohuruogu, G. Bale, L. Halfpenny, M. Farah, L. Trott.

    Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why?

    Send us your top 10 list via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  95. 1029: 
    RUGBY UNION

    Scrum-half Mike Phillips says Wales have put behind them a run of three successive last-gasp defeats to Australia ahead of Saturday's clash.

    Warren Gatland's men face the Wallabies in Cardiff having let leads slip in each of their last three meetings. They lost to late penalties in Melbourne and Sydney in June 2012, while Kurtley Beale's try clinched a 14-12 Australia win six months later.

    "It is sport and you have to put these things behind you," Phillips said. "We have done that and and hopefully we have learned from those experiences, those games and those big moments."

    You can watch live coverage of Wales v Australia on BBC Two from 1700 GMT on Saturday.

  96. 1022: 
    ASHES

    Ashes umpires have been told to "stiffen up their act" after tensions mounted in the first Test between England and Australia in Brisbane.

    Home captain Michael Clarke was fined for using an obscenity while warning James Anderson to expect a broken arm.

    Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy said: "Umpires are fairly insipid and don't take on their responsibilities anywhere near enough. Maybe it's time they stiffen up their act."

  97. 1018: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
    Sir Christopher Chataway

    This year marks the 60th edition of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, but do you know who won the very first one?

    The first winner was former athlete Sir Christopher Chataway in 1954, when the accolade was known as Sports Review of the Year award.

    Chataway represented Britain in a special athletics match-up with Russia. He was behind Vladimir Kuts in the 5,000m for the majority of the race, but powered ahead in the last 10 strides to win in a world-record time. The dramatic pictures were broadcast to 12 million viewers and you can watch it on the BBC Sport website.

  98. 1010: 
    ASHES
    England captain Alistair Cook (L) and Australian captain Michael Clarke

    Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke are set to be summoned by match referee Jeff Crowe before next week's Second Test in Adelaide following a bad-tempered opening to the Ashes, reports the London Evening Standard.

    Australia's 381-run win in Brisbane last week was punctuated by bitter exchanges between the players, with home skipper Clarke fined after using an obscenity which was picked up by the stump microphone.

    Standard Sport understands Crowe, who was also match referee at the Gabba, will speak to the captains and team managers Andy Flower and Darren Lehmann before the Second Test starts, to remind them of their responsibilities.

  99. 1004: 
    COUNTY CRICKET

    With Lancashire back in Division One, next summer will see the first Roses clashes in the Championship since 2011.

    Yorkshire will stage the fixture that begins on Sunday 25 May at Headingley, with the re-match taking place at Old Trafford from 31 August.

  100.  
    GET INVOLVED - #SPOTY

    Carl: My #SPOTY list: Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Christine Ohuruogu, Tai Woffinden, Justin Rose, Ian Bell, Laura Trott, Richard Hughes.

    Chris Brown: Murray, Farah, Froome, Ainslie, Ohuruogu, Rose, Nick Matthew, Tai Woffinden, Becky James & Non Stanford.

    Simon Spence: ‏Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Mo Farah, Justin Rose, Tony McCoy, Becky James, Christine Ohurogu, Ben Ainslie, Laura Trott, Gareth Bale.

    Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why?

    Send us your top 10 list via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  101. 0955: 
    CRICKET

    Glamorgan will play most of their Twenty20 fixtures on Friday nights, including six out of seven home games in a new-look county cricket fixture list for 2014.

    The campaign starts on 16 May at Hampshire with the final group game on 25 July against Gloucestershire.

    In previous seasons the competition has been played in a shorter block in the middle of the season.

  102. 0951: 
    FOOTBALL

    Alan Pardew has conceded that Newcastle United face a drawn-out battle as they look to turn Loic Remy's loan deal from QPR into a permanent transfer, reports the The Northern Echo.

    Remy will remain at St James' Park until the end of the season after the Magpies shelled out a £2m loan fee to secure his services in the summer.

    "I think Loic is going to be an ongoing thing," says Pardew. "We are probably going to be talking about that for a long, long time. I don't want to start it now."

  103. 0946: 
    SPORTS PERSONALITY - GET INVOLVED
    Presenters Clare Balding, Gary Lineker and Gabby Logan with the Sports Personality trophy

    A shortlist of 10 contenders will be named later today for the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday 15 December.

    The names will be announced during The One Show on BBC One between 1900 and 1930 GMT. A capacity crowd of about 12,000 will attend next month's star-studded show at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

    We want to hear from you today. Which sportsmen and women would be in your top 10 and why? Send us your top 10 via the hashtag #SPOTY or comment via our Facebook page.

  104. 0939: 
    COUNTY CRICKET

    Last season's Division Two champions Lancashire travel to Nottinghamshire for their opening match in the top flight on Sunday 6 April, after the 2014 County Championship fixtures were released.

    Durham, the 2013 County Championship winners, begin their title defence a week later with a trip to newly promoted Northamptonshire one week later. The NatWest t20 starts on 16 May with holders Northants at Yorkshire and the Royal London One-Day Cup on 26 July.

    For the full list of County Championship fixtures, head to the ECB website.

  105. 0931: 
    FOOTBALL

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez confirms that Leighton Baines could be out for between 10 days and six weeks after suffering a fractured toe in Saturday's Merseyside derby.

    The England left-back underwent an X-ray at the weekend.

    "It has been confirmed that Leighton has got a fracture in one of the bones in his right foot, which is the phalange," Martinez says. "We need to treat that now and see how it develops. It could mean anything from missing six weeks to being back in 10 days because it depends how the fracture heals."

  106. 0929: 
    FOOTBALL
    Jose Mourninho

    During the international break, Jose Mourinho borrowed Fernando Torres's clippers to cut his own hair - but the Chelsea boss had to send a picture to his wife to make sure he would be allowed in the house before returning home.

    "I asked Fernando to give me his machine and I did it myself in front of the mirror. It's nice and cheap," he said. "Mrs Mourinho, I sent a picture before I arrived at home to see if I could go in... 'Yes, no problem'."

  107. 0924: 
    Rob Maclean, BBC ScotlandFOOTBALL

    "Ten minutes from time at the San Siro in September it would have been hard to believe that Celtic would go into the return match against Milan with only three Champions League points on the board.

    "In fact, even after the Scottish champions had conceded those two late and scrappy goals, the overall performance seemed more significant than the result.

    "It was an impressive display from Neil Lennon's team; they'd grown in stature and played with the belief which comes from having reached the last sixteen of Europe's top club tournament last season. And, despite returning from Italy pointless, Celtic looked to have laid the foundations for another successful European campaign."

  108. 0919: 
    FOOTBALL
    Aaron Ramsay

    Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey says it took him years to get over his broken leg but believes he and the Gunners now have "a great opportunity of doing something special" this season.

    Ramsey tells Football Focus that he chose to join Arsenal six years ago because he "felt more wanted" by manager Arsene Wenger, but he lost a lot of confidence after breaking his leg against Stoke in February 2010 .

    The Welshman has been in fine form for Arsenal this season, scoring 11 goals.

  109. 0913: 
    FOOTBALL

    Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage at his luxury apartment block.

    Bendtner, 25, was held by police in Hertfordshire on Sunday in connection with damage to an apartment building where he lives in the Bushey area. Police said Bendtner has been cautioned - meaning he will not be required to attend court.

    In a statement, Hertfordshire Police said: "A 25-year-old man from Bushey has been cautioned for criminal damage and is no longer in custody. He was arrested in connection with an incident which occurred at an address in The Avenue, Bushey, in the early hours of 24 November."

  110. 0903: 
    RUGBY UNION

    Defence coach Shaun Edwards says Wales will have to focus for the whole game to avoid any more last minute defeats against Australia.

    Wales have not beaten the Wallabies since 2008, losing eight games in a row, with half of those defeats by three points or fewer.

    The Welsh have allowed the Aussies to clinch a win in the dying moments of the last three games between the sides. "We have to play for 80 minutes, we cannot switch off," said Edwards.

  111. 0854:  
    Mark Pougatch, BBC Radio 5 live in AustraliaASHES
    Mark Pougatch in Alice Springs

    Want to hear about the latest gossip from the Ashes tour in Australia?

    Head over to our BBC Sport Ashes gossip page. The Australian newspapers have been reacting to Jonathan Trott's exit from the Ashes with their Daily Telegraph front page saying he had 'taken his bat and ball and gone home'.

    BBC Radio 5 live's Mark Pougatch said: "There is a certain percentage of the Australian population who feel Jonathan Trott has got out of the kitchen because it's too hot."

  112. 0848: 
    FOOTBALL

    Chairman Huw Jenkins says Swansea City will not be overawed by Manchester City's impressive home form.

    City have a 100% home record in the Premier League this season and have scored 26 goals at the Etihad Stadium.

    Manuel Pellegrini's side thrashed Tottenham 6-0 on Sunday to move to within six points of leaders Arsenal. "Quite rightly you've got to respect Man City but I also view it as a great opportunity for us to go out and show what we can do," he said.

  113. 0840: 
    RUGBY UNION

    Long-serving Ireland centre Gordon D'Arcy says Sunday's last-gasp defeat to New Zealand was the lowest point in his rugby career.

    The 33-year-old Leinster man believes he has lost his last chance to beat the All Blacks, after the crushing 24-22 loss to the world champions.

    "I don't think we have them in the next year and a half, so it probably was my last go at them," said D'Arcy.

  114. 0833: 
    BADMINTON
    Chris Adcock & Gabby White

    Husband and wife Chris Adcock and Gabby White think their historic superseries win proves they can challenge for Commonwealth Games honours in 2014.

    The English duo, who married in August , ousted China's Olympic champions Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei to reach the Hong Kong Open final, where they beat Cheng Liu and Bao Yixin.

    "Winning in Glasgow is something we both dream of," White told BBC Sport.

  115. 0827: 
    WATERSPORTS

    World champion water-skier Sarah Teelow has died following a fall during a high-speed race on Australia's Hawkesbury River.

    The 20-year-old came off her skis shortly after the start of the Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic near Sydney on Sunday.

    She suffered serious spinal and head injuries and later died in hospital.

  116. 0820: 
    SNOOKER

    Mark Selby is feeling confident as he prepares to defend his UK Championship title at York's Barbican Centre which starts later today.

    The 30-year-old beat Shaun Murphy 10-6 in last year's final to secure the biggest victory of his career so far.

    This year's tournament starts on Tuesday but Leicester's Selby is not in action until Saturday, when he faces 15-year-old amateur Shane Castle. He said: "I feel in great shape. That's in stark contrast to how I've been for most of this season."

  117. 0814: 
    ASHES
    Jonny Bairstow, Gary Ballance and Ben Stokes

    Ben Stokes has been backed to replace Jonathan Trott in the England side for the second Ashes Test by former players Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison.

    Ex-captain Vaughan believes Ian Bell should bat at number three after Trott departed with a stress-related illness.

    "They need an X-factor bowler and that allows them to play Monty Panesar or Steve Finn," he told BBC Radio 5 live.

  118. 0807: 
    FOOTBALL

    Aston Villa came from two goals down to draw with West Bromwich Albion in a thrilling West Midlands derby on Monday night.

    The hosts established their early dominance as Shane Long scored twice in the first 11 minutes.

    But Villa were transformed by a triple substitution around the hour mark, with Karim El Ahmadi volleying in before Ashley Westwood's fierce 25-yard shot.

  119.  
    Chelsea

    Good morning sports fans and welcome to Tuesday's Sportsday.

    Following an action-packed weekend of Premier League football, we'll bring you all the team news ahead of a busy night in the Champions League with Chelsea, Celtic and Arsenal all in action.

    Following the fall-out from Jonathan Trott's exit from the Ashes tour of Australia yesterday, eyes now turn as to who will replace him. Ben Stokes has been backed to take his spot by former players Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison.

    The UK Snooker Championship also gets underway today in York and we'll bring you all the latest scores throughout the day.

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