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Blackpool hosts a sporting first

There's a sporting first taking place in Blackpool this weekend as the glitz and glamour of WWE wrestling arrives in the town.

The Empress Ballroom is the venue for the inaugural WWE United Kingdom Championship. 16 wrestlers will battle it out over two nights to be crowned the first ever UK champion.

So why Blackpool? David Chisnall has been finding out.



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Man United trigger extension option on midfielder

Marouane Fellaini will stay at Old Trafford. Credit: PA

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause on Marouane Fellaini's contract, Press Association Sport understands.

The development means the Belgian is now committed to the Old Trafford club until 2018.

Fellaini signed a four-year contract containing this option of a further year when he joined the club from Everton in a £27.5million deal in 2013.

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