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Summary

  1. Rooney remains England captain
  2. Kane signs new Spurs contract to 2022
  3. Seven Premier League managers speak to media

Live Reporting

By Jamie Lillywhite and Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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  1. Sport coverage on the BBC

    QPR v Wolves (19:45 GMT)

    That's the end of Sportsday for today. But it's not the end of sport today.

    From 19:30 GMT, follow live text coverage and listen to Radio 5 live sports extra commentary as Wolves travel to QPR in the Championship. 

    Click here to see today's live coverage and to set mobile reminders.

    Championship live page
  2. Toner to stay at Leinster

    Rugby union

    Ireland lock Devin Toner has signed a three-year contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) to remain at Leinster until at least June 2020. 

  3. Roma ultras to boycott derby again

    Roma fans will boycott Sunday's derby at Lazio for the third time in a row.

    The hardcore supporters who occupy the Curva Sud are protesting against security measures they say are destroying their fan culture.

    However, Lazio fans, who also boycotted the previous derby in March, are expected to end their protest.

  4. Thomson back in front

    Yachting

    Britain's Alex Thomson regained the lead in his battle with French rival Armel Le Cleac'h for first place in the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world yacht race. 

    Thomson, on Hugo Boss and aiming to become the first non-French winner of the gruelling race, was just 0.65 nautical miles (1.2 kilometers) ahead of Le Cleac'h in Banque Populaire VIII. 

  5. Sussex cricketers hit out

    Cricket

    Not exactly winter nets, but Sussex's Jofra Archer and his colleagues were put through their paces in the boxing ring this morning.

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  6. Mkhitaryan: I've worked hard to earn my chance

    Football

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he has worked hard to earn his chance at Manchester United.

    The Armenia midfielder has been out of favour at Old Trafford this season after joining in the summer, but has recently started to work his way into the side.

    Click here for the best of 5 live's sport coverage, insight and analysis.        

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    Video caption: The Armenian midfielder says he's put in the hard work on the training pitch.
  7. Bob Bradley: Egyptian tragedy taught me to lead by example

    Football

    Swansea City manager Bob Bradley says facing tragedy during his time in charge of Egypt’s national side has taught him to lead by example.

    Click here for the best of 5 live's sport coverage, insight and analysis.      

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    Video caption: The Swansea City boss explains how dealing with tragedy in Port Said developed him.
  8. Souare not sure if he will play again

    BBC World Service

    Crystal Palace and Senegal defender Pape Souare says he is not sure if he will be able to return to football following a car crash in September. 

    The 26-year-old is currently recovering from a broken jaw and thigh bone.

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    Video caption: Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare says car crash may have ended his career
  9. Limerick deny Essien reports

    Limerick chairman Pat O'Sullivan has denied having talks with former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien about buying a stake in the Irish side.

    The 33-year-old Ghanaian, who is not currently playing for any club, attended a game during their recent promotion-winning season.

    Read the Irish Independent story here.

    This was a picture of Essien at Limerick earlier this season, with a member of today's Sportsday team in the background...

  10. 'Mourinho given funds for more defenders'

    Manchester United have given Jose Mourinho the "green light to aggressively strengthen" the club's defence in January, say the Daily Record.

    United signed Eric Bailly in the summer, but Mourinho had wanted a second centre-back and a full-back.

    Jose Mourinho
    Image caption: "Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is a Champions League-level central defender."
  11. On this day...

    Rugby Union

    In 2012 England clinched a sensational 38-21 victory over world champions New Zealand, who suffered their first defeat in 21 matches, at Twickenham. 

    England celebrates at Twickenham
  12. Cazorla out for three months

    Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla will be out for three months after deciding to have ankle surgery.

    The Spaniard, who was injured in a Champions League game on 19 October, is travelling to Sweden next week for the operation.

    Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla
  13. Burnley news conference

    Stoke v Burnley (Sat, 15:00 GMT)

    More thoughts from Burnley manager Sean Dyche following successive defeats against West Brom and Manchester City.

    "You want points of course, however you get them. You can't luck out all the time. I don't think we have this season. You have to get your performance levels right, we didn't at West Brom, we were much better against Man City. 

    "We at least prevented arguably one of the best teams in the division from getting a grip of the game. I thought we did that in many different ways – Pep mentioned that afterwards – maximising the group is what all managers want to do and I certainly want to do that."

  14. Volland faces lay-off

    Football

    Bayer Leverkusen forward Kevin Volland has been ruled out for the rest of the year after picking up a thigh muscle injury in training.

    The 24-year-old Germany international, who joined Leverkusen this season from Hoffenheim, injured his right thigh and will be out for at least eight weeks. 

    Kevin Volland
  15. 'Operation recommended for Cazorla'

    Football

    Santi Cazorla

    Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has been advised to undergo surgery, IBTimes reports. 

    The Spaniard has not played since October because of an Achilles tendon injury. He and the club will make their decision later today.

  16. Burnley injury update

    Stoke v Burnley (Sat, 15:00 GMT)

    Injury news from Burnley boss Sean Dyche for the trip to the Potteries, Dean Marney has a "strong chance", Johann Berg Gudmundsson is out and goalkeeper Tom Heaton is "touch-and-go".

  17. Jordan heads for Big Bash

    Cricket

    Sussex and England all-rounder Chris Jordan will play for the Adelaide Strikers in the forthcoming Big Bash Twenty20 competition in Australia.

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