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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  October 29, 2019 10:30pm-10:41pm GMT

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alex there with some of the views of voters in worcester after today's news. that's it from westminster, where mps have decided that britain should go to the polls on december 12th, the first december election for nearly a century. by by the way, if you technical niggles during tonight's programme, apologies for those, we will be back tomorrow. more on the bbc news channel, but now on bbc one time for the news where you are. have a good night. hello and welcome to sportsday... hello and welcome to sportsday —
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i'm gavin ramjaun. bulgaria are ordered to close their stadium for two games and fined £65,000 — afterfans racially abused england players in a euro 2020 qualifier earlier this month arsenal manager unai emery says granit xhaka should apologise, after he was involved in an angry confrontation with home fans. and bring it on. that's the fighting talk from england forward billy vunipola ahead of their rugby world cup final against south africa on saturday. hello and welcome to sportsday. bulgaria will play their next home match behind closed doors after the racist abuse aimed at england players during their euro 2020 qualifier earlier this month. they'll also have another stadium
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closure, if any more incidents occur within the next two years. in addition, they've been fined around £65,000 after nazi salutes and monkey chants were heard during their match in sofia on 14th october. that game had part of the stadium closed off due to previous incidents. anti—racism group, kick it out, says uefa's disciplinary process should be overhauled whilst football against racism in europe said it was disappointed bulgaria weren't expelled from the qualifiers. u efa uefa are showing their hand, they are showing that where racism happens in stadium, it is absolutely out of order but it doesn't really register on the reader. this stadium is now closed, it is a suspended sentence. they are not taking the
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issue seriously, they are saying no to racism but they are not being serious about it. if they're really serious, the suspension should be for the next european championships. arsenal manager unai emery says granit xhaka should apologise after he was involved in an angry confrontation with home fans during sunday's 2—2 draw with crystal palace. the gunners captain was booed as he walked off the pitch at emirates stadium, prompting him to cup his ear. it's not the first time xha ka has been jeered by his own fans this season, with emery publicly defending the switzerland midfielder after a game against aston villa last month. however, this time he's been a little less sympathetic. we make individually some mistakes. we make individually some mistakes. we need to make apologies for one circumstances, i prefer to do. we
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suggest him to do. we suggest him to do. there were five matches in the league cup fourth round this evening. colchester united continue their march in the tournament — with a place in the quarter finals. after knocking out premier league giants spurs in the last round, they advance to the last 8, following their 3—1 away win over fellow league two side crawley. the same score for manchester city, who beat southampton 3—1. sergio aguero scoring twice for the cup holders. leicester got the better of burton, and everton beat premier league strugglers watford. and in the all league one tie, 0xford beat sunderland on penalties, after being level at full time. toni duggan is back in the squad for england's friendlies against germany and the czech republic but fellow forward fran kirby misses out again. atletico madrid striker duggan was ruled out of england's previous two games with a thigh injury. the lionesses play germany, at a sold—out wembley on the 9th of november — but as jo currie tells us, it will need a bit of a transformation first. inii in 11 days, the american football equipment will be gone and the nfl
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blind —— planting will be replaced with lionesses banners and flags as their england's i's team walk out for their friendly match against germany and they are hoping for a record crowd. the current record is 45,000 record crowd. the current record is a5,000 which was here at wembley in 2014, 45,000 which was here at wembley in 2014, the only other time the england women's team has been allowed to play here. against you guessed it, germany. phil neville said the first time they have managed to serve —— cell death stadium out means they should play here every year. when you get to wembley, from a financial point of view you have to sell out. you cannot play games at wembley and only have 14 to 15,000 people here. you want to keep raise the bar, we have proved to be can sell at the stadium so we want to make it an annual event. the biggest mission
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for the squad is chelsea striker fran kirby who fights her way back to fitness. there are recalls for other members of the squad. as for the manchester city duo, they will train with the squad and can be included in the squad for match day if they prove their fitness. we have not seen white since their world cup this summer. she has been recovering from knee injury. this match comes ata from knee injury. this match comes at a crucial time for the lionesses, they have won one game in the last six. there is no better place to put that right and beating germany here at wembley. over in japan, preparations have been continuing for england and south africa ahead of saturday's world cup final. springboks head coach rassie erasmus says wing, cheslin kolbe, is likely to return to the starting lineup. eddiejones will have one change to his squad forced upon him too, as andy swiss explains.
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in a very wet tokyo, england have been continuing their preparations ahead of the final on saturday and there was a new face at the training session. scrum—half ben spencer has arrived as a replacement for willi heinz after he was injured during the victory over the all blacks on saturday. spencer is expected to be named on the bench for the final so he could be making his world cup debut on saturday which would be some story. as well as him, the rest of the england players were out there training, including jonny may, 0wen farrell and kyle sinckler who have been recovering from injuries they picked up at the weekend. england say they expect all of them to be fine for saturday and they are looking forward to the challenge of facing south africa. they are very big people, but then again we have a few big blokes on our team, they have already come out and said they will fight fire with fire, so bring it on. it is a final, you have to front up to it, and it is one
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of their biggest assets, so something we have been working on. they have many different threats as well as their forward pack. eddiejones names his team for the final on thursday and the big question, will he stick with george ford at fly half or will he play captain 0wen farrell there with henry slade in the centre? 0ne selection issue which has been resolved, the referee for the final has been named, jerome garces from france will be the man in charge. before them on friday night will be wales against new zealand in the third placed playoff. it'll be a send off, for both head coaches — warren gatland and steve hansen. wales' coach robyn mcbryde says it'll be a fitting finale for them. iam glad i am glad because it's against the all blacks, it would not be the same if we were facing someone else
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because the all blacks are the all blacks. it is not every team that gets the opportunity face them, especially the world cup. there is no pressure on anybody so it should bea no pressure on anybody so it should be a very entertaining game. great britain women's hockey team play chile in the olympic qualifiers next weekend. if they lose, the reigning champions won't be going to tokyo. katie shanahan reports. remember this? great britain have one yellow pickled metal. the golden girls of 2016, winning theirfirst 0lympic title but defending their crown is not guaranteed. it has been a bumpy road since rio dejaniero for the hockey team, they got knocked out of the quarterfinals of the world cup, finished fourth in the world cup, finished fourth in the euros and ended up second bottom of the pro league. next up it is chilly and they will have to win a few wa nt chilly and they will have to win a few want to go to the tokyo
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0lympics. maddie hinch was crucial to winning 0lympic, she has no seen is best coke keeper in the world. with less than half these girls now involved, it has been a real struggle for the team. —— she is now seen as the best goalkeeper.m struggle for the team. —— she is now seen as the best goalkeeper. it has been tough but i reflect on what the team who went on to when gold went through, we were at the bottom couple of years before. sometimes the rough patches committee stronger. that is a tough question, lam trying stronger. that is a tough question, i am trying to pretend that is not an option, that is horrific. if they do qualify, what would be the goal? we will be chasing a medal. the dutch will be put on a pedestal by everybody. women's's hockey is close, anyone of the teams can when
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