Verity Painter is the first woman to become a licensed UK boxing MC. When she isn’t doing that she’s voicing adverts or reading the Gazette to the blind. The ‘Queen of Queensberry’ spoke to Lucas Cumiskey.
FRIDAY FEATURE: Arsenal coach Freddie Ljungberg has been speaking to the Islington Gazette about his role at the club in producing young players and says: ‘It’s good to be back’. Read on for Layth Yousif’s in-depth interview piece after speaking with the Gunners icon.
Arsenal U23 boss Freddie Ljungberg has been speaking to the Islington Gazette about Emile-Smith Rowe, Eddie Nketiah, Per Mertesacker and much more. Read Layth Yousif’s interview with the Gunners legend.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.
Jens Lehmann was the unlikely hero from the penalty spot as Arsenal beat Real Madrid Legends 5-3 in a shoot-out at the Emirates after a 0-0 draw. But another former Gunners idol, David Seaman was down on the official teamsheet to play. Read on to find out why Safe Hands didn’t feature in the match.
The Women’s Soccer League kicks off on Sunday with Arsenal hosting Liverpool at Boreham Wood in a match which will be streamed on the BBC and BT Sport. Layth Yousif spoke with Jordan Nobbs ahead of the eagerly-anticipated game.
There’s conflicting advice about whether or not people should give cash to those asking for it underneath the Finsbury Park bridge where people have been sleeping for some two years. The Gazette explores the issue.
Unheralded Ben Charlesworth played a starring role with bat and ball as Gloucestershire assumed the upper hand on day two of their Specsavers County Championship match against Second Division promotion hopefuls Middlesex at Bristol.