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Sutton United's manager Paul Doswell (left) and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shake hands before the game

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger paid tribute to battling non-league opponents Sutton United after his side’s hard-fought 2-0 FA Cup fifth round victory at Gander Green Lane on Monday night.

Jessica Mendes and Juliana Guerra of Hornsey School for Girls made the draw for the fifth round of the SSE Women's FA Cup alongside Jemma Rose of Arsenal Ladies. Picture: ALEX BROADWAY/THE FA/GETTY IMAGES

Giantkillers Tottenham Hotspur will face north London rivals and current Women’s FA Cup holders Arsenal in round five thanks to two schoolgirls from Hornsey School for Girls.

Tottenham Ladies will go to Arsenal in the fifth round of the SSE Women's FA Cup. Picture: WUSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM

Tottenham Ladies’ reward for shocking Brighton in the FA Cup is a trip to north London rivals – and current holders – Arsenal.

An aerial view of Gander Green Lane, home of Sutton United Football Club in South London.

Sutton United are set to be the perfect non-league hosts to Arsenal’s multimillionaires in the FA Cup tonight – but any boisterous fans attending the game should be aware of the club’s reserve keeper and internet sensation.

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane (scores his side's second goal against Fulham in the FA Cup (pic Nick Potts/PA)

Home ties for North London neighbours

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (pic Mike Egerton/Empics)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has added to speculation about his future at the club by saying will be a manager next season – at the Emirates ‘or somewhere else’.

Silver lining for Luan

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Luan Veras faces the camera (pic: Raphael Veras).

Sensei Raphael Veras praises work rate of his son after impressing at latest Judo event

Arsene Wenger called his team's 5-1 defeat by Bayern Munich a nightmare tonight

A visibly shocked Arsene Wenger has called Arsenal’s 5-1 defeat against Bayern Munich tonight a ‘nightmare’ – as his team was unceremoniously dumped out of the Champions League by a powerful display from Carlo Ancelotti’s team at the Allianz Arena tonight.

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02:45
Sutton United's manager Paul Doswell (left) and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shake hands before the game

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger paid tribute to battling non-league opponents Sutton United after his side’s hard-fought 2-0 FA Cup fifth round victory at Gander Green Lane on Monday night.

Yesterday, 17:15
Jessica Mendes and Juliana Guerra of Hornsey School for Girls made the draw for the fifth round of the SSE Women's FA Cup alongside Jemma Rose of Arsenal Ladies. Picture: ALEX BROADWAY/THE FA/GETTY IMAGES

Giantkillers Tottenham Hotspur will face north London rivals and current Women’s FA Cup holders Arsenal in round five thanks to two schoolgirls from Hornsey School for Girls.

Yesterday, 12:23
Tottenham Ladies will go to Arsenal in the fifth round of the SSE Women's FA Cup. Picture: WUSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM

Tottenham Ladies’ reward for shocking Brighton in the FA Cup is a trip to north London rivals – and current holders – Arsenal.

Yesterday, 09:52
An aerial view of Gander Green Lane, home of Sutton United Football Club in South London.

Sutton United are set to be the perfect non-league hosts to Arsenal’s multimillionaires in the FA Cup tonight – but any boisterous fans attending the game should be aware of the club’s reserve keeper and internet sensation.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane (scores his side's second goal against Fulham in the FA Cup (pic Nick Potts/PA)

Home ties for North London neighbours

Friday, February 17, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (pic Mike Egerton/Empics)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has added to speculation about his future at the club by saying will be a manager next season – at the Emirates ‘or somewhere else’.

Cricket

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Middlesex’s title-winning squad gained the royal seal of approval when they were presented with the County Championship trophy at Buckingham Palace.

Friday, September 30, 2016
Middlesex's John Simpson

John Simpson wants Middlesex’s County Championship title triumph to be the first of many after they wrenched the crown from Yorkshire in thrilling fashion.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Middlesex's Stevie Eskinazi clips a shot past Yorkshire fielder Alex Lees during his unbeaten 78 in the second innings at Lord's.

Stevie Eskinazi admits it may be hard to top the satisfaction of helping Middlesex to County Championship glory in the rest of his career.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Middlesex captain James Franklin displays the County Championship trophy

While most cricket fans inside Lord’s and beyond were entranced by the exciting spectacle that unfolded on Friday, there were also some voicing outrage.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones celebrates taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom to win the County Championship at Lord's

Middlesex hat-trick hero Toby Roland-Jones says the squad were always confident in their ability to become county champions this year.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones and captain James Franklin celebrate with the Specsavers County Championship trophy

Middlesex dethroned Yorkshire in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to win their first County Championship title since 1993.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan hit 142 not out against Middlesex at Lord's

Tim Bresnan’s unbeaten century kept Yorkshire on course for a hat-trick of County Championship titles – and all but ended Middlesex’s hopes of snatching their crown.

Rugby

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Finsbury Park RFC players display their new kit, courtesy of their sponsors, The Twelve Pins.

Three unanswered tries in each half put Finsbury Park firmly back on track as they recovered from their first loss of the season with a 34-0 win at Weston.

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Finsbury Park RFC in action. Pic: Rebecca Dixon Photography

When players stumble upon your club by accident and keep coming back – rather than turn out for a higher-ranked team – you’re probably doing something right.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Rugby league player Aston Stephenson

There aren’t too many boys who grow up in north London and go to university in rugby union’s heartland – and then become rugby league internationals.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Islington Police Warthogs RFC

Karl Latham gave Islington Police Warthogs belated cause for celebration by becoming their only try-scorer at the Commissioner’s Cup Sevens tournament on Sunday.

Other Sport

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Luan Veras faces the camera (pic: Raphael Veras).

Sensei Raphael Veras praises work rate of his son after impressing at latest Judo event

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Islington Boxing Club's Sherif Musah was victorious at the club's open show. Picture: DIETER PERRY

Islington Boxing Club held a successful open show at Boston Dome in Tufnel Park with all 16 bouts feturing a home boxer.

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Zak Chelli is set for his professional debut on February 24

Zak Chelli has sparred with two world champions ahead of his professional debut – and the teenager will settle for no less than following in their footsteps.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Victorious Islington BC duo Sunni Torgman (left) and Claudia Wilmot-Smith at the Golden Girls Box Cup

Claudia Wilmot-Smith claimed her first honour in amateur boxing as Islington BC recorded a double success at the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Anaconda SC's gold medal winner Sadie Goldin with the club's head coach Wayne Lock

Anaconda SC’s Sadie Goldin struck gold and team-mate Alice Bayley won a trio of medals at the Middlesex ASA age group County Championships.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Islington BC's Mason Smith

Islington BC’s Mason Smith feels he and opponent Martin McDonagh both have much to prove when they clash in an eagerly-awaited rematch next week.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Highgate Harriers' Andy Maud

Andy Maud withstood the pressure to lead Highgate Harriers to their second successive victory in the men’s Southern Championships at Parliament Hill Fields.

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