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Friday, January 23, 2015

Perry Groves has urged Arsenal to take their ‘Manchester City form’ to the south coast for their big FA Cup fourth round clash with Brighton on Sunday.

Kian Thomas after his national novices title victory in December 2013

Kentish Town welterweight Kian Thomas admits his enthusiasm for boxing had waned of late – but believes his switch to the professional ranks will revive it.

Valerian Spicer, Islington BC

Islington BC’s Valerian ‘The Dame’ Spicer has made history by securing her country’s first ever international podium finish at the Nations Cup tournament in Serbia.

Regent's FC

Regent’s FC manager Des Casey expects the Islington Midweek League title race to go to the wire after his side triumphed 4-3 in a see-saw clash against rivals Myddleton Arms.

Chris Willock, Arsenal. Picture: John Walton/PA

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, youth blogger Jeorge Bird picks out two stars of Arsenal’s academy, Chris Willock and Tyrell Robinson

Arsenal's Francis Coquelin tackles Manchester City's David Silva (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

It’s almost three and a half years since Francis Coquelin made his Premier League debut in Manchester – an occasion that remains lodged in the memory for Arsenal fans.

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla (left) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot with team-mate Olivier Giroud

Goals from Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud stunned the champions as Arsenal became the first away side since August to snatch three points at the Etihad Stadium with an impressive 2-0 victory.

Aaron Morgan (brown shorts) defeats Daniel Borisov at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Former Islington BC star Aarron Morgan is pursuing a minimum target of five fights as he begins his second full year as a professional.

Islington BC squad for the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden (left to right): Natasha Rhoden, Charlotte Briant, Elena Narozanski, Bobbi-Lee Wyatt. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC secured a hat-trick of gold medals at the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden – the club’s best ever performance in the annual tournament.

FOOTBALL

Friday, January 23, 2015

Perry Groves has urged Arsenal to take their ‘Manchester City form’ to the south coast for their big FA Cup fourth round clash with Brighton on Sunday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Regent's FC

Regent’s FC manager Des Casey expects the Islington Midweek League title race to go to the wire after his side triumphed 4-3 in a see-saw clash against rivals Myddleton Arms.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Chris Willock, Arsenal. Picture: John Walton/PA

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, youth blogger Jeorge Bird picks out two stars of Arsenal’s academy, Chris Willock and Tyrell Robinson

Monday, January 19, 2015
Arsenal's Francis Coquelin tackles Manchester City's David Silva (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

It’s almost three and a half years since Francis Coquelin made his Premier League debut in Manchester – an occasion that remains lodged in the memory for Arsenal fans.

Sunday, January 18, 2015
Arsenal's Santi Cazorla (left) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot with team-mate Olivier Giroud

Goals from Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud stunned the champions as Arsenal became the first away side since August to snatch three points at the Etihad Stadium with an impressive 2-0 victory.

Cricket

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Adam Voges in ODI action for Australia

Middlesex are closing in on another two new signings after persuading Australian batsman Adam Voges to return to Lord’s as their new four-day captain.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
England visually impaired captain Matt Dean

London Metro cricketer Matt Dean is aiming for glory when he leads England’s visually impaired side to South Africa for the Blind World Cup next month.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The eventual champions Somerset (black kit) in action against London Metro. Pic: Martin Humby

The country’s best blind cricketers demonstrated their skills at North London Cricket Club on Saturday in the county T20 finals.

Rugby

Thursday, December 11, 2014

An under-powered Old Streetonians paid for a lack of competitiveness at the set piece away at Grasshoppers as the basement boys left west London on the back of a heavy 56-12 defeat.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Nick Barham, Old Streetonians

Old Streetonians missed a great opportunity to haul themselves off the bottom of the table after squandering numerous chances as they went down 24-14 at home to UCS Old Boys.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Old Streetonians captain Chris McAtominey

Old Streetonians’ big day out at Allianz Park ended in another dispiriting defeat as errors and ill-discipline cost them dearly in a 31-0 defeat by Fullerians.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Exhibit from the Old Streetonians art exhibition at Twickenham

There is some corner of an English field that is no ordinary art gallery.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Captain Chris McAtominey says once the team clicks they will start to pick up more wins (Picture: Lynn and Richard Hay)

Old Streetonians are hoping the chance to play on the big stage will finally kickstart their spluttering season as they look forward to this weekend’s match at Allianz Park.

Other Sport

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Kentish Town welterweight Kian Thomas admits his enthusiasm for boxing had waned of late – but believes his switch to the professional ranks will revive it.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Valerian Spicer, Islington BC

Islington BC’s Valerian ‘The Dame’ Spicer has made history by securing her country’s first ever international podium finish at the Nations Cup tournament in Serbia.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Aaron Morgan (brown shorts) defeats Daniel Borisov at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Former Islington BC star Aarron Morgan is pursuing a minimum target of five fights as he begins his second full year as a professional.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Islington BC squad for the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden (left to right): Natasha Rhoden, Charlotte Briant, Elena Narozanski, Bobbi-Lee Wyatt. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC secured a hat-trick of gold medals at the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden – the club’s best ever performance in the annual tournament.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
From left: Highgates Robel Bahelbi, Ben Noad and Shaun Dixon are quickly off the start line. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ men are on course to win the Metropolitan League for the third year in a row, topping the table after the penultimate race on Saturday.

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