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Eoin Morgan insists he would not think twice about dropping himself if it helped England’s chances of winning the World Cup.

Middlesex batsman Nick Compton has announced his retirement from cricket.

Middlesex seamer Ethan Bamber admits he is thoroughly enjoying the cut and thrust of County Championship Division Two cricket.

A greengrocer says the trick to attracting customers is changing up the produce and not selling pre-packed goods.

James Fuller’s six-wicket haul proved in vain as Middlesex lost to Hampshire in their latest Vitality Blast T20 match on Friday night.

A philanthropic pub owner is donating all proceeds raised at his venue in Clerkenwell this week to support kids through university in South Africa.

Who will also impress at this summer’s tournament and potentially force themselves into our all-time World Cup XI?

With an exhibition running at Islington Museum until Tuesday, the Gazette finds out how our borough played a part in fighting the oppression of black South Africans.

Eoin Morgan insists his England side are putting the past to one side ahead of their Royal London One-Day International Series against Australia.

Most football fans will not know who all the singers are in the official Russia 2018 song, how to find Nizhny Novgorod or what formation Iran will use against Morocco, but there is one thing we can be sure of: there will be controVARsy.

It is November 2017 in Woolongabba, Brisbane in the tough, hot and fiery Australian state of Queensland.

Layth Yousif visits the Arsenal Hub to meet an inspiring set of people taking part in wonderful work under the banner of the club.

England’s women face a battle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on Saturday after suffering penalty shuffles heartbreak in their semi-final.

England’s men face a tough semi-final against hosts Australia at the Commonwealth Games after suffering a last-gasp defeat in their final group game.

England’s women booked their place in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games hockey tournament with victory over Malaysia on Monday.

England’s women made it two wins from two on the Gold Coast with success in their Home Nations battle with Wales.

Harry Martin was among the goalscorers as England’s men beat Malaysia 7-0 in their opening match at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Havering’s Emily Defroand was excited to get started with the England women’s hockey team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, writes Lee Power.

When you win a medal at the World Championships on your home track, you would think that would signal a successful summer – but not for Newham & Essex Beagles’ Rabah Yousif.

When it comes to netball, the Commonwealth Games really is the sport’s Olympics and former Barking Abbey Academy pupil Kadeen Corbin is going for gold.

Havering’s Emily Defroand says England’s women want a medal at the Commonwealth Games, but knows they have to focus on each step of their journey.

Middlesex captain Dawid Malan is prepared to believe Australia’s bowlers were unaware of Steve Smith’s ball-tampering plot in South Africa.

Dawid Malan has revealed England are searching for ways to cut Billy Stanlake, Australia’s 6ft 8in paceman, down to size.

In an article from our ‘Year In Sport’ pullout, the next 12 months for Eddie Jones’ men are previewed

In an article from our ‘Year in Sport’ pullout, the other teams in the Six Nations have their chances previewed

Dawid Malan enjoyed every minute of the Australia pace barrage he had to withstand on his way to a maiden hundred which has breathed new belief into England’s Ashes campaign.

Did you know Islington was subjected to a bomb attack 35 years ago?

Islington Gazette Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif – who once spent time volunteering in Uganda – highlights a worthy project that could be for you. Read on to learn more about the wonderful gap year project the club runs and how to apply for it.

Essex’s Alastair Cook and Dawid Malan, of Middlesex, have been named in England’s squad for the winter Ashes tour.

Special credit for Middlesex’s Morgan

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Transitioning from county to international cricket is no simple task, and Tom Curran believes England one-day captain Eoin Morgan must take a whole host of credit for the welcoming feeling he received.

Islington Boxing Club is a community within a community. It’s made by people like long-serving John “JR” Richards.

Ashes chance for England hopefuls

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Westley, Malan and Roland-Jones to face West Indies

England Hockey have announced an 18-strong women’s squad for the Rabo EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands later this month.

Middlesex beat Essex by 72 runs after posting a formidable 203-6 at Lord’s.

England Hockey would like to wish women’s team Head Coach Danny Kerry a speedy recovery after he suffered a heart attack during this month’s Hockey World League Semi Final event in South Africa.

Middlesex won a thrilling T20 match against London rivals Surrey by a single wicket on Thursday at a sold-out Lords.

England 3 Poland 0

Women’s team ready for action in South Africa

New head coach Vettori makes first picks

Middlesex will look to bounce back from defeat at Essex as they visit Warwickshire in the Specsavers County Championship on Monday.

Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones has been named in England’s 12-man squad for the first Test against South Africa.

Openers Cook and Browne share record stand

Neil de Kock will bid a final farewell to Saracens by captaining an all-star team at Allianz Park on June 30 (8.15pm).

Ollie Rayner takes 4-35 to help Division One champions claim impressive victory at Lord’s

England international buoyed by Rotterdam experience

Defending champions suffer first loss since September 2015

Defroand included in squad for Investec Internationals

Middlesex and Essex bowlers hoping to impress

Visitors score record sixth-wicket stand

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