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Summary

  1. Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad
  2. GK: Butland, Pickford, Pope; DF: Alexander-Arnold, Cahill, Jones, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier, Rose, Young
  3. MF: Dier, Alli, Lingard, Henderson, Delph, Loftus-Cheek; FW: Vardy, Rashford, Sterling, Welbeck, Kane
  4. Standby: Lallana, Heaton, Tarkowski, Cook, Livermore
  5. David Moyes leaves West Ham
  6. Sam Allardyce sacked as Everton boss
  7. Get involved: #bbcfootball

Live Reporting

By Michael Emons

All times stated are UK

  1. Thanks and goodbye

    And that ends what has been a very busy live page.

    But that is not the end of the football today, no chance.

    Follow our coverage of the Europa League final between Marseille and Atletico Madrid here.

    Thanks for joining us today and for all your comments, until next time bye for now.

  2. Chelsea fined for surrounding referee

    Lee Mason surrounded by Chelsea players

    Chelsea have been fined £20,000 by the Football Association after players surrounded referee Lee Mason at half-time during their 1-1 draw with Huddersfield earlier this month.

    The club accepted a charge of failing to ensure their players "conducted themselves in an orderly fashion".

    Players were unhappy when Mason blew the whistle for half-time before they could take a corner.

    The result at Stamford Bridge saw Huddersfield avoid relegation.

  3. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    Christopher Earnshaw‏: Be great if Pope got some minutes ahead of the WC. Wilshire won't last the tournament, the masses seem delusion on that front. But Shelvey deserves consideration. His disciplinary record has been vastly improved. Probably less of a disciplinary risk than Alli in my opinion.

    Matthew Hobbs‏: Can understand the calls for more creativity in the middle but taking half-fit players has backfired in the past. Making England tough to beat whilst utilising pace out wide to counter-attack makes perfect sense and plays to the strengths we have.

    Darren: In naming that squad today - Southgate has effectively drafted and printed his resignation letter - ready to be signed on 29th June.

    Dele Alli
  4. Who is in the BBC's squad for Russia?

    In case you missed it, watch BBC Sport 'announce' who will be our pundits for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

    Some big, big names from the world of football are on the list.

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    Video caption: BBC Sport 'announce' superstar World Cup signings
  5. What it means to get Messi's signature

    Watch as a South African football fan cried tears of joy after Lionel Messi signed his Barcelona shirt.

    Barcelona are in South Africa to play Mamelodi Sundowns in the Mandela Cup. It commemorates 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela.

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    Video caption: Messi leaves SA fan in tears after shirt signing
  6. See how Chelsea Ladies won the women's Super League title

    Watch highlights as Chelsea Ladies secured the Women's Super League title with a hard-fought 2-0 victory against Bristol City on Tuesday.

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  7. 'We're coming'

    Marseille v Atletico Madrid (Europa League final - 19:45 BST)

    Atletico Madrid have just tweeted to say they on their way to Lyon for tonight's Europa League.

    Atletico defeated Arsenal in the semi-finals to deny the Gunners what could have been a thrilling farewell to Arsene Wenger.

    Atletico Madrid
  8. Pick the England team

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    Just in case you missed it, this is the England World Cup squad...

    Goalkeepers: Jack Butland, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope.

    Defenders / wing-backs: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Gary Cahill, Fabian Delph, Phil Jones, Harry Maguire, Danny Rose, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ashley Young.

    Midfielders: Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

    Forwards: Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling, Jamie Vardy, Danny Welbeck.

    Stand-by: Tom Heaton, James Tarkowski, Lewis Cook, Jake Livermore and Adam Lallana.

    But who would be in your team to play Tunisia on Monday, 18 June?

    Now you have the chance to choose with our team selector.

    England team
  9. Payet wants Marseille to 'write their names in the history books'

    Marseille v Atletico Madrid (19:45 BST)

    Marseille captain Dimitri Payet wants his side to "write their names" in the history books by beating Atletico Madrid in tonight's Europa League final.

    The French side reached their first European final since 2005, when they lost in the Uefa Cup to Valencia. Spaniards Atletico won the competition in 2010 and 2012, and have lost in two Champions League finals since.

    "We believe against Atletico because this season has shown that we are a real team," said Payet.

    The former West Ham midfielder set up both goals to inspire his side to victory over Red Bull Salzburg in the semi-finals, while Atletico edged past Premier League side Arsenal.

    Payet added: "Those who won the Champions League in 1993 are still heroes because nobody else has done it since. We know how tough it is. Of course, that is an added source of motivation, and if we do win the final, our names will be written into the club's history books forever."

    Dimitri Payet
  10. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    Jonathan Fearby: Those calling for Wilshere need to get a grip - a World Cup Group is three games in 10 days and you need to play five in three weeks to make a quarter-final. When has he ever looked like doing that?

    Jack Casey: Dier and Henderson the only two central midfielders in the squad. Seen that before and it has never been pretty. Why such an abundance of players in other positions? Surely Wilshere or Shelvey had to go.

    Etna‏: Not bringing Lallana, Wilshere or Shelvey to the World Cup is a huge mistake. Where`s the creative force? Sterling will probably be on the wing.

    Jack Wilshere
  11. 'Can't wait for my first World Cup'

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    This man was always going to be included in Gareth Southgate's England World Cup squad and Tottenham striker Harry Kane, who scored 30 Premier League goals for his club this season, is crucial to England's hopes of doing well in Russia.

    Harry Kane
  12. 'Ray was a great man'

    Ray Wilson's England team-mate Sir Bobby Charlton also paid tribute to his "close friend".

    The 80-year-old said: "Lady Norma and I are deeply saddened by the awful news that Ray has passed away

    "We shared some wonderful memories throughout our career and I had the pleasure of being his room-mate. Ray was a great man and he will be missed by so many people."

    Ray Wilson
  13. Tributes for World Cup Winner

    Huddersfield said in a statement they were "devastated" to learn of Ray Wilson's death and added: "He was a regular supporter at home matchdays alongside his eldest son Russell despite battling Alzheimer's disease."

    Everton also paid tribute to their former player, saying Wilson was "unquestionably one of the finest footballers to wear the royal blue jersey".

    Former Toffees boss Joe Royle, who made his Everton debut the year Wilson helped them to FA Cup success, said: "He is a World Cup winner and played in the last England team that had four, maybe five, world-class players. He was certainly one of those.

    "He was the best of his kind at the time. And he was a top guy, always there with a smile or a helpful word. I played a few reserve games with Ray and it was like listening to a maestro. He knew his stuff."

    Ray Wilson
  14. World Cup winner Ray Wilson dies aged 83

    Ray Wilson, a member of England's World Cup-winning side, has died, aged 83.

    At 31, the left-back was the oldest player in Sir Alf Ramsey's starting XI which overcame West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 final at Wembley.

    He spent most of his club career at Huddersfield Town before moving to Everton, where he helped the Toffees win the 1966 FA Cup.

    Derbyshire-born Wilson, who also played for Oldham and Bradford City, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

    Ray Wilson
  15. 'Hard work pays off'

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has tweeted after his inclusion in Gareth Southgate's 23-man England World Cup squad.

    Jesse Lingard
  16. The stats - forwards

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    • In 2017-18, Raheem Sterling became the first Englishman to reach double figures for both goals and assists in a single Premier League season for Man City (18 goals, 11 assists).
    • In 2017-18, Harry Kane scored 30 Premier League goals for the first time in his career – the first Englishman to do so since Kevin Phillips in 1999-2000 (also, 30).
    • Jamie Vardy (pictured) is the first Leicester City player to score 20+ goals in at least two different top-flight seasons since Gary Lineker in 1983-84 and 1984-85.
    • Marcus Rashford has scored on his Premier League, Europa League, Champions League & EFL Cup debut for Manchester United, as well as his England debut back in May 2016 versus Australia.
    • In 2017-18, Danny Welbeck reached double figures for goals in all competitions for the third time in his career (also 2011-12 and 2013-14).
    Jamie Vardy
  17. The stats - midfielders

    • Dele Alli provided 10 assists for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League in 2017-18 – his highest total in a single season in the competition.
    • Eric Dier completed more passes (1939) in 2017-18 than he did in any other Premier League season.
    • Jordan Henderson has provided four assists in 10 England appearances under Gareth Southgate, this after registering two assists in his previous 28 games for the Three Lions.
    • Jesse Lingard (13 goals) is one of four players to score 10+ goals in all competitions for Manchester United in 2017-18, alongside Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial.
    • Ruben Loftus-Cheek (pictured) has been directly involved in five Premier League goals this term in 24 appearances (two goals, three assists), this after scoring just one goal (no assists) in his previous 22 games spanning three seasons.
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek
  18. The stats - wing-backs

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    • Spurs won 70% of their Premier League matches in which Danny Rose featured this season (7 of 10), compared to 57.1% when he was absent (16 of 28).
    • Only one current teenager (Tom Davies, 1901 mins) played more minutes in the Premier League this season than Trent Alexander-Arnold (1575).
    • No Spurs player assisted Harry Kane more times in the Premier League in 2017-18 than Kieran Trippier (five).
    • Kyle Walker provided six assists for his Man City teammates in the Premier League this season - his best ever return in the competition.
    • Ashley Young (pictured) made 30 Premier League appearances this season, as many as in his previous two campaigns combined – he also provided four PL assists in 2017-18, one more than in 2016-17 and 2015-16 combined (three).
    • Fabian Delph completed 90.9% of his dribbles in the Premier League this season, a higher rate than any other Man City player (minimum 10 dribbles).
    Ashley young
  19. The stats - central defenders

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    • Gary Cahill made more clearances than any other Chelsea player in the Premier League this season (123).
    • Manchester United kept a clean sheet in 15 of the 23 Premier League games in which Phil Jones played in 2017-18 (65%).
    • Harry Maguire was the only Leicester City player to feature in every minute of action in the 2017-18 Premier League campaign (3420 mins).
    • John Stones (pictured) was on the winning side in 83.3% of his 18 Premier League appearances in 2017-18 (15 wins), his best win percentage in a single campaign. Stones also posted the best passing accuracy in the Man City team (95.8%).
    John Stones
  20. The stats - goalkeepers

    Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

    Some stats for you on the World Cup squad members, courtesy of Opta.

    • Jack Butland made more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League in 2017-18 (144).
    • Jordan Pickford kept 10 clean sheets in the Premier League in 2017-18 - the third time in his five seasons in the top four tiers that he has registered 10+ shutouts in a league campaign.
    • Nick Pope (pictured) posted the highest save percentage of any English goalkeeper in the Premier League in 2017-18 (76.5%).
    Nick Pope