As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.
The father and son coaching team who produced international champions such as Michael Watson and Ian Napa have finally called time after 38 years.
Arsene Wenger was left fuming with Arsenal’s “suicidal defending” as their nightmarish 3-1 defeat to Monaco left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.
Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium.
Jake Davies netted four times as Mile End were made to work for their 6-3 victory over Division One side Heegan in the Jack Walpole Cup.
Audun Nordtveit finished inside the top 10 as Highgate Harriers’ men’s team secured an impressive fourth place in Saturday’s English Championships at Parliament Hill Fields.
Islington BC’s Alfy Andrews will box for a London title this weekend after winning his second divisional junior championship at Hayes Working Men’s Club.
Anaconda SC coach Wayne Lock was full of praise after a record number of the club’s young swimmers achieved qualifying times in the Middlesex Championships.
Niko Muir, Jordy Ndjeka and Daniel Nicholas all netted doubles as Islington Admiral United recorded their second biggest win of the season, thrashing Arya 7-0 at Market Road.
Jasmine Liddell hit three off the final ball to earn Highbury Grove’s Under-15 team joint second place in the Middlesex girls’ competition at Finchley.
Liyah Robinson held her nerve to secure a nail-biting victory as Highbury Grove School’s Under-13 girls booked their place in the inter-borough indoor tournament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Times ABC middleweight Zak Chelli is in buoyant mood as he prepares to head north in search of an England Youth Championships hat-trick this weekend.
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