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Summary

  1. Ranieri enters Italian hall of fame
  2. Plymouth v Liverpool one of three FA Cup replays tonight
  3. Scotland name 37-man Six Nations squad
  4. Most exciting and boring teams to support: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Elizabeth Hudson and Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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  1. Coming up

    That's it from Sportsday Live for Wednesday. We will be back with more from 08:00 GMT on Thursday.

    You can keep up to date with all of the sporting action via the BBC Sport website.

    Coming up at 19:00 on BBC Radio 5 Live it's 5 Live Sport which will feature build-up to the night's three games plus live commentary from Home Park as Plymouth host Liverpool in their FA Cup replay.

  2. Southampton v Norwich preview

    FA Cup third round replay (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Southampton will be without midfielder Steven Davis after he sat out the Premier League loss against Burnley with a knock.

    Fellow midfielder Sofiane Boufal is missing with a knee problem, while defender Jose Fonte remains unavailable after requesting a move away from the club.

    Norwich boss Alex Neil will be without striker Nelson Oliveira, who is banned, while Cameron Jerome could come in for the Canaries, who have won just three of their past 16 games.

    The winners face a home match against Arsenal in the fourth round.

    Norwich v Southampton
  3. Newcastle v Birmingham

    FA Cup third round replay (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is available for the FA Cup third-round replay against Championship rivals Birmingham City after a five-match ban.

    But boss Rafa Benitez is missing Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Vurnon Anita and Isaac Hayden through injury.

    Birmingham manager Gianfranco Zola says he may rest defender Michael Morrison and striker Lukas Jutkiewicz and the Blues are without new signing Craig Gardner (ineligible), Clayton Donaldson (knee) and Greg Stewart (Achilles).

    The teams drew 1-1 in the original tie at St Andrew's and the winner will travel to League One side Oxford United in the fourth round.

    Daryl Murphy scores for Newcastle
  4. Plymouth v Liverpool preview

    FA Cup third round replay (Wednesday, 19:45 GMT)

    Plymouth will be without striker David Goodwillie, who has been suspended by the club for Wednesday night's third round replay, while Connor Smith was injured in Saturday's 4-2 win against Stevenage.

    Liverpool keeper Loris Karius is set to start, but the third-round replay is likely to come too soon for injured pair Nathaniel Clyne and Lucas Leiva.

    Jurgen Klopp has also opted to leave out centre-back Joel Matip after being forced to pull him out of the match at Old Trafford amid a dispute with Cameroon's football association.

    Klopp named the youngest starting line-up in Liverpool's history in the original tie at Anfield, seeing his side held to a 0-0 draw by the League Two promotion chasers.

    Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo and David Fox of Plymouth battle for possession
  5. Team GB boxer Okolie turns pro

    Boxing

    Lawrence Okolie has become the first member of Great Britain's Rio 2016 Olympic boxing squad to turn professional. 

    The 24-year-old heavyweight, who was beaten in his second fight in Brazil by Cuba's Erislandy Savon, has signed with Matchroom Sport. 

    Okolie, who only took up boxing in 2010, is expected to start his paid career in the cruiserweight division. 

    "David Haye has done great things, so has Johnny Nelson and many others, but I want to cement my legacy, have my name go down in history and maybe follow Haye by winning the heavyweight crown too," he said. 

    Lawrence Okolie
  6. Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77

    Rachael Heyhoe Flint played cricket for England from 1960 to 1982 and captained the team from 1966-1978, guiding them to the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1973.

    She also worked as a journalist and broadcaster and in 2011 was invested as a life peer in the House of Lords, becoming Baroness Heyhoe Flint.

    Baroness Rachael Heyhoe Flint
  7. BreakingFormer England women's captain Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77

    Some sad news to bring you and former England women's cricket captain and Wolves vice-president Rachael Heyhoe Flint has died aged 77.

  8. Cardiff sign McGregor on loan

    Cardiff City have signed Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor on loan until the end of the Championship season.

    The 34-year-old Scotland international has not played a first-team game this season following a back injury.

    Allan McGregor
  9. Get Involved - most boring club to support

    Have your say on the MOTD Facebook page

    Andy Metcalfe: West Brom aren't good enough to challenge for anything but won't go down. Permanent limbo and terrible to watch. I'll go with them.

    Sean Bristow: Surely it's the England national team, can't even count the amount of times I've fell asleep watching them play.

    Dan Bell: Certainly not a non-league team 👌. May not be the quality but I think we can all agree the passion shown last night put the Premier League prima donnas to shame. That's not a one-off either, in general it's so much more fun getting out and watching these games every week than watching the games on the tele, majority of which are 90 minutes you ain't ever getting back.

  10. 'Bonnyrigg stirred not shaken for Hibs'

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    Video caption: Bonnyrigg get shaken not stirred for Hibs' visit in Scottish Cup

    Bonnyrigg Rose host Scottish Cup holders Hibs on Saturday and have prepared for the tie by celebrating one of their former players, Sean Connery. 

    BBC Scotland meets some of the players and manager Robbie Horn.

  11. Owls player returns to Portugal

    Sheffield Wednesday have loaned 27-year-old midfielder Filipe Melo to Portuguese side Pacos de Ferreira for the rest of the season.

  12. Leicester may offer Ulloa new deal

    Football

    The Leicester Mercury reports that Leicester City may offer Leo Ulloa a new contract in a bid to keep the Argentine striker at the club.

    Talks between City and Ulloa's representatives are continuing with clubs in Spain, Turkey, China and England all interested in the 30-year-old but La Liga side Alaves are the only club believed to have submitted a bid.

    Ulloa is thought to be frustrated not only with his lack of football but also to be among the title winners to not receive an improved deal.

    Leo Ullua
  13. McCoy 'put on two stone' since retirement

    Horse racing

    Former champion jockey Sir AP McCoy says he has put on two stone since he retired in April 2015.

    The 42-year-old, who won 20 consecutive jockeys titles, has admitted eating "whole packets" of biscuits while watching TV at night.  

    Sir Tony McCoy
  14. Aussie papers are not happy...

    Tennis

    Australian newspaper The Courier Mail has not been kind to Nick Kyrgios after he was knocked out of the Australian Open - his home Grand Slam - blowing a two-set lead and a match point. 

    The notoriously badly-behaved 21-year-old was given two warnings, for swearing and racquet abuse before being beaten 1-6 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 6-2 10-8 by Andreas Seppi in Melbourne. 

    Fans have also been tweeting about the player... 

    ...And it won't be easy reading for Nick. 

  15. Lyon midfielder retires aged 25

    Football

    Lyon midfielder Gueida Fofana has been forced to retire at the age of 25 after failing to overcome an ankle injury.

    The former France Under-21 international has not played since two substitute appearances in May 2015, with his last start a year before that.

    He has been offered a non-playing role with the Ligue 1 club.

    Gueida Fofana
  16. Mohamed Aboutrika: Egypt adds ex-footballer to terror list

    Football

    Mohamed Aboutrika

    Egypt has added ex-football star Mohamed Aboutrika to a terror list for his alleged links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer says.

    Aboutrika is accused of financially supporting the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation.

    In 2012, he endorsed the successful presidential bid by Mohamed Morsi, a Brotherhood member.

    The move by the 2008 BBC African Footballer of the Year alienated some of his fans.

    Any person named on the country's terror list is subject to a travel ban and faces having their passport and assets frozen.

    Read more here. 

  17. Saints' Picamoles in French squad

    Rugby union

    Northampton Saints number eight Louis Picamoles has been included in France's 32-man Six Nations squad. 

    The 30-year-old, who joined the Saints last summer, is the only foreign-based player in the squad.

    Head coach Guy Noves has named uncapped Geoffrey Palis, Fabien Sanconnie, Arthur Iturria and Mohamed Boughanmi in his squad. 

    Toulouse centre Yann David, who earned his most recent cap eight years ago, is also in.

    Louis Picamoles
  18. Everton turn down Milan bid for Deulofeu

    Football

    Phil McNulty

    BBC Sport chief football writer

    Everton have rejected a bid from Italian side AC Milan to take winger Gerard Deulofeu on loan for the remainder of the season.

    The 22-year-old has made 13 appearances for the Toffees since Ronald Koeman took over as manager at Goodison Park last summer.

    Everton are waiting to see if Milan will come back with a new offer.

    Ajax is another potential destination for a player who can leave but is expected to cost a loan fee.

    Middlesbrough have also been linked with a January move for Deulofeu.

    Gerard Deulofeu
  19. Selby takes lead over Williams

    Snooker

    Action from the Masters snooker is continuing on BBC Two and via the BBC Sport website with world champion Mark Selby up against Mark Williams in the last 16.

    Selby leads 3-1 at the mid-session interval while from 19:00 GMT, Shaun Murphy is up against Barry Hawkins.

    Mark Selby