Strictly Come Dancing contestant Anneka Rice has said she is “ridiculously excited” about being free from pain after having a steroid injection for her injured shoulder.
Kasper Schmeichel came to Leicester’s rescue as they edged past Premier League rivals Newcastle on penalties to secure a place in the Carabao Cup third round draw.
Goalkeeper Mark Travers spared Bournemouth’s blushes to send Eddie Howe’s men into the third round of the Carabao Cup thanks to a 3-0 penalty shoot-out win after a goalless draw at home to Forest Green.
Cara Delevingne turned heads as she arrived at the screening of her new series Carnival Row in an eye-catching monochrome outfit.
Atdhe Nuhiu’s late winner ensured Sheffield Wednesday got past local rivals Rotherham 1-0 in the second round of the Carabao Cup.The Kosovo international finally settled the tie deep into stoppage time when the match looked destined to go to penalties.Dan Barlaser’s low corner presented Rotherham with the first clear-cut chance but Freddie Ladapo drilled just wide.Jordan Rhodes had a sniff at the other end but his header from Morgan Fox’s whipped cross was straight at Daniel Iversen.Ladapo should have sent Rotherham in one up but he poked wide after racing between Wednesday’s two central defenders from Michael Smith’s flick on.Nuhiu forced an early second half save out of Iversen.Ben Wiles then made Dawson tip wide after a sharp run down the left side of the box.Two decent opportunities fell to the visiting side to avoid penalties.First, a swinging ball from substitute Kadeem Harris was met menacingly by Fox but his header flew just wide.Fernando Forestieri then curled over a decent chance from the edge of the box.But it was Nuhiu who finally netted the winner in the sixth minute of added time.He reacted quickest from Harris’s centre to smash into the roof of the net and put Wednesday into the third round.
Sunderland came from a goal down to dump Burnley out of the Carabao Cup with a surprise 3-1 victory at Turf Moor as Danny Drinkwater endured a debut to forget.
Goals from John Marquis and Marcus Harness gave Sky Bet League One Portsmouth a 2-0 victory at QPR in the Carabao Cup.
Swansea reached the third round of the Carabao Cup with a 6-0 thrashing of Sky Bet League Two side Cambridge at the Liberty Stadium.
Dorian became a category one hurricane as it struck the US Virgin Islands, with forecasters saying it could grow to category one status as it nears the US mainland as early as the weekend.
Gutsy Venus Williams saved five match points before her 21st US Open campaign was ended by Elina Svitolina.