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Summary

  1. FA charges Mourinho for conduct at West Ham
  2. Infantino enters Fifa president race
  3. Newcastle contest Coloccini red card
  4. Britain's greatest sportsperson debate #bbcsportsday

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By Steve Canavan and Patrick Jennings

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Good evening

Well that's pretty much it from Sportsday.

We'll leave you in the good hands of our football colleagues, who'll be guiding you through the first round draw for this year's FA Cup, from 18:30 GMT. 

You can follow all that over here.

See you tomorrow!

Can you eat jellyfish?

Cricket

And if you weren't following Test Match Special's excellent commentary, it's certainly worth catching up with the latest edition of Pint-Sized TMS.

Today it's mostly about, erm, jellyfish...

Phil Tufnell and Charles Dagnall discuss whether jellyfish are edible.

Changes for England?

Cricket

How should England respond to narrow defeat by Pakistan in their second Test?

Former England captain Michael Vaughan thinks there should be changes for the third and final Test in Sharjah...

.@MichaelVaughan says @Ian_Bell should open in Sharjah Test with @jamestaylor20 at 3 & Bairstow keeping wicket

Bility announces Fifa bid

Football

Piers Edwards

BBC Sport

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Liberia FA president Musa Bility says his campaign team have successfully submitted his candidacy to Fifa to stand in February's presidential elections.

The 48-year-old's campaign manager, Edwin Snowe, met with Fifa's acting secretary general Marcus Kattner on Monday morning at the world governing body's headquarters in Zurich.

Bility is only the second African to formally stand for the Fifa presidency, after reigning Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou - currently the acting Fifa president given Sepp Blatter's suspension - tried and failed in the 2002 elections.  

The deadline for applications is 00:00 GMT on Tuesday.  

Dwight Yorke next for Villa?

Football

BBC WM Sport

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Is former Aston Villa striker (can I call him a legend, Villa fans?) Dwight Yorke the man to steer the club off the rocks?

Here's what he makes of the sacking of manager Tim Sherwood and beyond, as told to BBC WM Sport:

“Could I do any worse? It would be a challenge but I think I can do that job. It wouldn’t be a settling in period – I know the area, I know everything about the club and the fans.

“You look at West Brom, Stoke and Leicester City – they’ve all got better players. For me, that is alarming.The magnitude of Aston Villa – it’s known as the biggest club in the Midlands but we’re a laughing stock at the moment.

“We’ve seen experienced managers take over and what have they achieved? Nothing. Whoever comes in is a gamble but I’ve learnt over the years and I know what it takes.”

WTA wins for Muguruza & Kerber

Tennis

Second seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain marks her debut in the WTA finals with a 6-3 7-6 (7-4) victory over Lucie Safarova in Singapore.

The 22-year-old world number three is the first Spaniard to play in the event since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 2001.

Sixth-seed Angelique Kerber beat world number five Petra Kvitova 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) for her second win in seven matches at the season-ending tournament, which begins with a round-robin stage. 

Simona Halep, Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwanska and Flavia Pennetta make up the other group, with the top two from each group advancing to the semi-finals.

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Hamilton & Rosberg dispute 'blown out of proportion'

Formula 1

Andrew Benson

Chief F1 writer

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The dispute between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg following the US Grand Prix has been "blown out of proportion", Mercedes say.

Rosberg threw a cap at Hamilton after the race, in which the drivers touched while disputing the lead at the start.

Hamilton's win at Sunday's race in Austin sealed the World Championship.

Team boss Toto Wolff said: "If it were drivers from different teams, it would be seen as completely normal, what we all love to see and like it should be.

"But because it was team-mates, and they touched, we are going to discuss it, as we did many things in the past.

"These boys have emotions and that's what F1 and racing is all about."

Read Wolff's thoughts in full over here, in an exclusive interview with BBC Sport.

Mourinho charged by FA

Football

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That sanction was the seventh time Mourinho has been fined by the FA in 10 years - with those punishments totalling £181,000. 

Head over here for a look at the interviews that have got him in trouble in the past... 

Mourinho charged by FA

Football

Earlier this month, Mourinho said he would be appealing against a separate £50,000 fine from the Football Association which he has called "a disgrace".

Mourinho said officials were afraid to award his team penalties after referee Robert Madley denied the Blues a spot-kick in a 3-1 loss to Southampton.

The 52-year-old was also given a suspended one-match stadium ban.

Mourinho charged by FA

Football

Mourinho watched most of the second half from the directors' box at Upton Park, but disappeared shortly after Andy Carroll headed home West Ham's winner and did not reappear to fulfil his post-match press duties...

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Can you spot Mourinho..?

Mourinho charged by FA

Football

The FA has also charged both West Ham and Chelsea for for failing to control their players in the match, and say all parties have until 18:00 GMT on Thursday to reply.

Mourinho charged by FA

Football

Mourinho was sent off at half-time at Upton Park, following the dismissal of his assistant Silvino Louro and midfielder Nemanja Matic, as Chelsea suffered a fifth in 10 league games this season.

It leaves the reigning champions in 15th place with 11 points, 11 points behind leaders Manchester City.

The FA has also charged Louro with misconduct in relation to his behaviour.

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BreakingMourinho charged by FA

Football

The Football Association charges Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho with misconduct in relation to his behaviour towards the match officials at West Ham on Saturday.

Burgess to return to Rugby League?

Rugby union

Sam Burgess
PA

Nine News are reporting in Australia that Sam Burgess wants to return to Rugby League. They say Burgess is in "top level negotiations" about a return to his former club, the South Sydney Rabbitohs. 

Burgess, who watched his former Rugby League team-mates England beat France 84-4 at the weekend, received widespread criticism during England's poor World Cup performance, having switched codes to join Bath last year

It never rains but it pours...

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It goes from bad to worse for Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho's side will be fined £25,000 by the Football Association for receiving more than five bookings in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at West Ham.

The club will also be asked by the Premier League to explain why Mourinho did not take part in a post-match news conference.

He was sent off at half-time, following the dismissal of his assistant Silvino Louro and midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Defeat at Upton Park was was Chelsea's fifth in 10 league games this season and left the reigning champions in 15th place with 11 points, 11 points behind leaders Manchester City.

'Unbeaten Derby can still improve'

Football

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Derby County manager Paul Clement says his side can still improve, despite their eight-game unbeaten run lifting them to fifth in the Championship.

Since a home defeat by Leeds at the end of August, the Rams have turned their form around in impressive style.

Clement told BBC Radio Derby: "We are on a good run of results. We've won six and drawn two since that Leeds game.

"We are definitely moving in the right direction but still have so much to improve on."

'Desperate Villa have to start again'

Football

Mark Bosnich
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Meanwhile, ex-Aston Villa goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has been speaking to BBC World Service's Sport Today programme about the problems facing his former club. 

"It's desperate times," Australian Bosnich said. "They need to get someone in very quickly. Whether it's pretty or not, it's now all about results. 

"But if they can survive another season in the Premier League until the increase in TV money next year then they have to tear up the blueprint and start again. 

"They have struggled over the last few seasons and could have easily gone down." 

Poyet on the comeback trail?

Football

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Is former Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet set for a return to management?

The 47-year-old is another to have been mentioned in connection with the Aston Villla job, but he's also been linked with Greek side AEK Athens, too.

Reports suggest the Uruguayan has held talks with AEK, who are searching for a new boss following the resignation of Traianos Dellas after two and a half years in the job.

Poyet has been out of work since he was sacked by the Black Cats in March after 18 months in charge at the Stadium of Light.  

What next for Villa?

Football

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Aston Villa had their fair share of headlines in Monday's papers.

The Guardian says former Lyon boss Remi Garde, 49, is the front-runner to succeed Tim Sherwood at Villa, after the 46-year-old's dismissal on Sunday.

But according to the Daily Express, Villa are also keen to interview Real Sociedad manager David Moyes, 52, while Sherwood could be in line to manage Swindon Town.

Meanwhile, Sherwood, claims The Mirror, is set to collect around £2m in compensation after his sacking following the home defeat by Swansea.

Pennie and Clarke seal final Olympic slots

Canoeing

Fiona Pennie
PA

The last two boats for the provisional Great Britain slalom team for the 2016 Olympic Games have been decided today in races at the Lee Valley White Water Centre.

Joe Clarke and Fiona Pennie booked their spots alongside David Florence and Richard Hounslow for next summer's trip to Rio.

Happy Birthday Adriano

Football

Is this how you wish someone a Happy Birthday?

Barcelona's Dani Alves, Neymar and Douglas pranked their fellow Brazilian Adriano by covering him in what looks like egg and flour? 

We can only assume they're making him a cake to make up for it...

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Hat-gate

Formula 1

And in case you're wondering why there is 'a dispute' between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, it concerns a cheeky overtaking move by the Brit at the first corner of Sunday's US Grand Prix - and this baseball cap throwing incident afterwards.

You can watch it here - it's really quite amusing.

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BBC Sport

bbc-coverageNigel Owens documentary tonight

Rugby Union

World Cup final referee Nigel Owens
PA

Nigel Owens, who has been confirmed as the referee for Saturday's World Cup final, is the subject of a BBC Wales documentary later on Monday. It's on at 22:25 GMT, and you can watch it afterwards on the BBC iPlayer (UK only). 

You can see a preview of the programme here

"True to Myself" Not easy to talk about tough times in my life. But if it helps one of u. It will have been worth it bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03…

Drama in Doha

IPC Athletics Championships

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport at IPC Athletics Championships, Doha

We've had high drama here in Doha in the men's T11 5000m final for blind athletes. After leading all the way, Brazil's Odair Santos dramatically collapsed 100m from the finishing line.

The heat seemed to get to the Brazilian and although he had built up a comfortable lead of around 25m and his guide tried to get him back on his feet, Chile's Christian Valenzuela, who had looked set for silver, sprinted past them to win an unexpected gold.

A clearly struggling Santos tried in vain to jog to the line but ended up finishing a heartbreaking fourth and was taken away on a stretcher after he crossed the line and collapsed again.

Vote results

Earlier we asked you to vote from a shortlist made up of names you put forward as Britain's greatest ever sportspeople.

Sir Steve Redgrave headed the poll, with 25%. Thanks for voting. 

'Blown out of proportion'

Formula 1

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The dispute between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg following the US Grand Prix has been "blown out of proportion", Mercedes say.

Rosberg threw a cap at Hamilton after the race, in which the drivers touched while disputing the lead at the start.

Hamilton's win at Sunday's race in Austin sealed the World Championship.

Team boss Toto Wolff said: "If it were drivers from different teams, it would be seen as completely normal, what we all love to see and like it should be."

Sherwood speaks

Football

More from Tim Sherwood: "I'd like to thank my coaching staff and the staff throughout the club for their dedication, the Villa fans for their passionate support and the players, who gave everything during my time at the club. I wish the club all the best for the rest of the season and indeed for the future."     

Sherwood speaks

Football

Tim Sherwood
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Tim Sherwood, who was sacked as Aston Villa manager on Sunday, releases the following statement through the League Managers Association:

"I am very disappointed that I will not be able to carry on in my role as manager of Aston Villa. 

"I knew when I took on the role that it would be a big challenge, but it proved to be one I greatly enjoyed and I know I have learned a lot from this experience. 

"Obviously, the initial priority was to stay in the Premier League, but beating Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley and then leading the team out for the final was an achievement and experience that I will treasure for the rest of my career." 

Fox-Pitt is 'conscious'

Equestrian

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There is encouraging news on the progress of William Fox-Pitt.

The 46-year-old suffered a "head trauma" after falling from his horse in the World Young Horse Championships.

A statement posted on the Equestrian Team GB reads: "William has made progress over the weekend and today he is conscious, breathing on his own and communicating with his family and doctors, however he is still very ill.

"He and his family are very grateful for all the support and messages, it is hugely appreciated."

Afghanistan on a roll

Cricket

After making history to win the ODI series against Zimbabwe, Afghanistan have now won the first of two T20I matches between the two sides by six wickets (with five balls remaining). 

Usman Ghani in action for Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe
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FA wait for referee's report

Football

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The Football Association have confirmed that they are waiting for the referee's report before deciding whether to take action against Swansea City and Aston Villa after a post-match tunnel confrontation. 

Stewards had to step in after an incident sparked by a disagreement between Swansea's Federico Fernandez and Villa's Micah Richards.

Kane changes his name

Football

Hold the front pages. Harry Kane with some big breaking news...

I've switched my handle to @HKane. A cleaner look but still me! 👍 ⚽️

Tana completes the double

Athletics

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport at IPC Athletics Championships, Doha

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Thailand's Rawat Tana completes the double after victory in the men's T54 5000m final, with Britain's David Weir down in seventh.

Tana had triumphed ahead of Weir in the 1500m on Saturday and once again controlled the race from the front with Switzerland's Marcel Hug in second.

Weir had been in contention but ultimately couldn't challenge for another medal.

Owls 'have 10% chance against Arsenal'

Football

BBC Radio Sheffield

Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal has given his Championship side a 10% chance of beating Arsenal in the Capital One Cup fourth round.

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PA

The Owls, who are unbeaten in eight matches in all competitions, host the Premier League title hopefuls on Tuesday.

"I believe that we have probably a 10% chance of getting through. It is not very much but it is better than zero," he said.

"Zero means you can do nothing, 10% means we will have 10% of the chances and we have to grab them. "We will fight for the whole match and we will be competitive. It will be interesting to see how it goes."

In from the sidelines

Hull v Leicester (Tues, 19:45 GMT)

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City will recall Shaun Maloney, Mo Diame and Tom Huddlestone for Tuesday's tie against Leicester City.

Manager Steve Bruce also confirmed that Harry Maguire will start in place of Alex Bruce in League Cup fourth-round tie.

Fresh-faced Spurs

Football

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Ever wanted to know who has the youngest team in the Premier League? Of course you have,

Well, it's only Tottenham Hotspur, whose team has an average age of 24.7 years.

Interestingly - depending on your definition of interesting - that's the fourth lowest average in the big five European leaguesafter Nice (24.1), Valencia (24.5) and Bayer Leverkusen.

Liverpool have the next youngest team in the Premier League at 25.5 years, while the oldest sides are West Brom (29.2) and Manchester City (28.5).

Sturrock up for relegation fight

Football

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Yeovil Town manager Paul Sturrock says he is ready for a relegation fight and confident his side can turn things around in League Two. 

Sturrock's 23rd-placed Glovers were beaten 3-2 by Cambridge on Saturday which left them winless in eight games. 

"I've never been relegated with a team I've managed since the start of the season and I'm not about to start now," Sturrock told BBC Radio Bristol. 

"Sleeves are rolled up, we'll give everything we've got." 

'You can break Schumacher's record'

Formula 1

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Lewis Hamilton should target Michael Schumacher's record of seven World titles, according to former F1 champion Nigel Mansell.

Hamilton won his third championship with victory at the US Grand Prix to draw level with racing greats Sir Jackie Stewart and Ayrton Senna.

Mansell believes that fellow Briton Hamilton is "untouchable."

"Lewis is hot favourite for the 2016 and even the 2017 championships," said Mansell, the 1992 champion.

German driver Schumacher's record title haul included five back-to-back titles between 2000 and 2004.

Happy birthday

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Celebrating on Monday are two British Olympic boxing gold medalists. London victor Nicola Adams is 33 and Sydney winner Audley Harrison is 44.

Also celebrating their 44th birthdays are former Newcastle and Manchester City defender Steve Howey and former England all-rounder Ronnie Irani.