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Ingram innings guides Glamorgan to victory past Surrey

Liam Feaviour reports from the Oval Glamorgan got their Natwest T20 Blast campaign off to a flying start with a 25-run win over Surrey on...
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London GD ready for all four EHA cup finals

Ole Saue reports on handball in London... For the first time in history, all London GD teams managed to get through to the EHA cup...
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The world of weight-cutting

Adil Sajjad reports on a disturbing and confusing sport phenomenon... If you tuned into the live streams of the weigh-ins prior to what many had...
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“We should have finished first,” says UEL Volleyball Men’s captain

Ole Saue reports on the team who came so close this season... University of East London Volleyball have travelled an amazing journey over the last...
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UEL Basketball scholar Lukas Volskis proud after good season

Ole Saue talks to the UEL Sports Scholar about his recent successes... University of East London Men’s basketball first team won 10 out of 10...
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Schools final ends with success all round

Jason Ngandu reports as Robert Clack School win the Barking & Dagenham Year 11 Schools Cup after a 2-0 victory over next-door neighbours All...
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Kenya, Ethiopia triumph at London Marathon while the city says goodbye to Paula Radcliffe

Charlotte Brewster reports from one of the capital's most famous sporting events... The weekend’s cooler weather certainly proved beneficial for Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson...
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Non-League football – why you are missing out

Joel Robson explores reasons to attend non-league football... For many football fans, going to a non-league match is a good idea in principle, but getting...
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Roll on the roller derby revolution

Joel Robson assesses the popularity of roller derby... Fractured foot bones, torn ligaments, and broken tailbones: for those of you that are unaware that is...
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Wiggins to attempt hour cycling record at Velodrome

Max Baulcomb reports on the latest challenge for the Team GB star... Four-time Olympic champion and Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins will be...
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The History of the London Lions: From Milton Keynes to the Copper Box

Steve Wallbridge assesses the rise of London's basketball team... The London Lions were established in 1977 as the Hemel Lakers. They experienced a turbulent start...
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Golf in London no more

Alex Callow reports on a decision that will affect keen golfers in the capital... Do you want to play golf in London at an affordable...
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Premier League Darts: The Race To Finals Night

Steve Wallbridge reports on darts' showcase event... The Premier League’s finals night is fast approaching with Phil Taylor, Raymond van Barneveld and Adrian Lewis...
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London Lions roar into final four as Zaire Taylor sends former side packing

Mark Ferguson reports on a Lions triumph... Zaire Taylor was in inspired form against his former side Worcester Wolves as he scored 41 points to...
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Michael van Gerwen returns to The Valley for Charlton Masters

Mark Ferguson reports on an exciting appearance from the tungsten star... Darts fans in London are set for a treat as former world champion Michael...
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The road to Mayweather-Pacquiao

Connor Boundy assesses the biggest fight of all time... Fight week is underway to the biggest boxing event of all time. Floyd Mayweather, undefeated in...
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There is no room for racism

Manisha Taylor, an experienced football coach, writer and presenter, writes about her role as a tutor for Show Racism The Red Card. I joined...
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Djokovic for Wimbledon glory

Muhammed Mustaqim looks ahead to the summer... Over the years, tennis fans have witnessed some extraordinary games at one of the most prestigious and anticipated...
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Several big names set for Queen’s in 2015

Tom Reeves previews the high-profile tournament... Britain’s Andy Murray will join Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov and Stan Wawrinka as they compete at the Queen's Club...
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Barnet back in the Football League, Bromley reach Conference Premier for first time

Ryan Walmsley rounds up an exciting season in the non-league's top two tiers... Martin Allen's Barnet will be playing League Two football next season after...
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Wentworth hit by big name absentees

Max Baulcomb assesses the forthcoming event... Ahead of next month’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, it has been confirmed that Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson, Sergio...
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Anthony Joshua: the bright spark of the heavyweight division?

Steve Wallbridge assesses the future for the British star... The heavyweight division has come under a lot of criticism in recent years. For the...
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Ready to rumble?

If you want to see a fast and challenging sport in an electric ambiance with punk rock music then roller derby is for you....
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Impressive West Ham beat Manchester City despite being relegated

Ole Saue reports on a shock result... West Ham U21s were already relegated before this match had even kicked off - but still managed to...
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Cod Army host Colchester in penultimate play

Andy Carmichael previews this weekend’s fixture... As the League One season draws to a climax Saturday sees the penultimate fixtures for all but two teams,...
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London knows nothing about handball, claims expert

Ole Saue wonders why handball simply hasn't caught on... The handball team at University of East London was established in 2012 by Norwegian journalism student...
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Meet the man bringing rugby to Brazil

Not many people would take an opportunity to start a new life on the other side of the world away from their family, but...
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Groves to be ringside at Dirrell-Jack – and awaits the winner

Connor Boundy previews the upcoming fight... The current WBC mandatory challenger George Groves has announced that he will be ringside in Chicago when WBC super...
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Huge game for Hammers Dev Squad on Boleyn Ground

Ole Saue previews the big match... On Friday night, West Ham’s development squad will take on Manchester City’s youngsters at the Boleyn Ground. The home side...
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Professional football passing attitude down the line

How much influence are professional footballers having on children’s football? Simon Eaves writes about the influence that bad language and disrespectful behavior has on...
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Double barrier for black women in football

Philippa Christopher-Browne writes about the barriers of racism and sexism that black women face in football journalism. The male domination of football makes it very...
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Lacrosse: now at SportsDock

Joel Robson takes a look at the rapidly growing sport... An exhilarating sport, lacrosse is one of the fastest growing activities in the US, and...
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Tendring VC back to winning ways after 3-1 victory over London Lynx

Jerome Humes reports... Tendring VC moved within one point off third place after beating London Lynx at the UEL SportsDock. The visitors started the game well...
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Historic schools final ahead at the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Stadium

Jason Ngandu previews an exciting match... Robert Clack School and All Saints School are due to compete tomorrow in the very first Barking and Dagenham...
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Defining game for Southend against promotion rivals Bury

Ole Alexander Saue previews a crunch game in League Two... Both teams struggled – but won – in their respective matches this weekend - but...
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Southend keeper re-writing the history books

Matt Mundy looks at an impressive record... Southend United goalkeeper Dan Bentley was celebrating more than the three points against Newport County last week. The 2-0...
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Jamie Smith – leaving the men’s football committee to take charge of women’s firsts

Stefan Wright profiles the manager of the women's firsts... Jamie Smith left the men’s football committee to take up the position as the UEL women’s...
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Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park set to host UK Cross Golf Open

Louis Bierlein previews a big event... Golf is coming to east London as Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park gets set to host the UK Cross...
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Buck stops with Morgan for World Cup disaster

Tom Reeves passes judgement on the England one-day captain after a dismal World Cup... The Cricket World Cup has just reached its conclusion with Australia...
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Dismal season for UEL Women’s firsts results in relegation

Stefan Wright reflects on the women's first team's failure this year... It’s been a struggle for UEL women's first team this year, as they finished...
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Charlton rally to beat FA Cup semi-finalists

Greg Morley reports from a five-goal thriller... Charlton Athletic came from a goal down to beat Reading 3-2 on a thrilling Saturday afternoon in South...
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England – a searing and honest analysis of their World Cup campaign

Tom Reeves takes a painful look back at England's doomed Cricket World Cup campaign... England were unceremoniously dumped out of the 2015 Cricket World Cup...
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O’s manager motivates aspiring sports reporters

Rebecca James reports on a new sports journalism initiative... The Orient boss Fabio Liverani spent time with students from the community project 'Supporter to Reporter'...

A woman’s place is at the match

There is still some room for improvement when it comes to sexism in football, writes Fiona McGee. As a Leeds United fan and Football Supporters...
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London GD Men close in on the title

Ole Saue reports as England’s oldest handball extend their lead at the top of the Super 8 League, beating Manchester HC 27-22 in Copper...
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Orient and Yeovil set to duke it out in relegation battle

Simon Eaves previews this weekend's fixture... Saturday sees Leyton Orient face Yeovil Town at Brisbane Road in a six-pointer relegation clash in East London. Ryan...

Dagenham aim for third successive win

Simon Eaves previews the weekend's fixture... Dagenham & Redbridge face a tricky home tie against Southend United this weekend at Victoria Road. The Daggers come...
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Allen calls for unity following Bees slump

Ryan Walmsley reports from the Hive... New Year's Day – Barnet squeeze past Aldershot 1-0 at The Hive and stretch their lead at the summit...
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U’s host Crawley in crucial relegation scrap

Sam Stringer previews this weekend's fixture... The battle for League One survival has begun to really heat up in recent weeks and with the season...
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Newham seal trophy triumph

Tom Reeves reports on the winners of the Indoor Cricket League in his latest round-up... Newham College confirmed their victory of the Essex CCB/UEL Indoor...
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Parlez-vous Francais? Orient stars lead language learning

Rebecca James reports on an unusual community project... Orient defenders Romain Vincelot and Mathieu Baudry spent the afternoon at George Mitchell All-Through School in Leyton...

‘Invincible’ Parlour wants Adams-type defender at Arsenal

Matt Mundy speaks to the Romford Pele - Arsenal legend Ray Parlour... Ray Parlour thinks Arsenal are one defender away from having a squad capable...
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Passionate Barrett calls time on career

Following the news of Adam Barrett's retirement, Matt Mundy looks back on the career of a Southend legend. The English football fan can be a...
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Oh Ravi Bopara (and co): are you England’s answer?

Tom Reeves looks into England’s poor start at the Cricket World Cup and suggests who could come into the underperforming, unchanged team to improve...
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Welling sack manager after nine games

Ryan Walmsley reports on the managerial merry-go-round... Welling United have sacked manager Jody Brown just nine games into his reign at Park View Road. Brown's spell...
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Pilgrim to remain a Dart for rest of the season

Ryan Walmsley reports on the latest transfer news... Plymouth Argyle centre-half Jamie Richards has extended his loan spell at Conference Premier strugglers Dartford for the...
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Chris Powell endures miserable Charlton return

Greg Morley reports on an impressive win for Charlton... Two goals from Tony Watt and a fantastic free kick from Johan Gudmundsson ensured Huddersfield manager...
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NewVic College dominate latest round of Indoor fixtures

Tom Reeves reports on the most recent matches... NewVic College dominated the latest round of Essex CCB/UEL Indoor League fixtures with two wins from two...
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Daren Mootoo on Ravi Bopara’s benefit year

After Upminster last week announced they will host an Essex XI for Ravi Bopara’s 2015 Benefit Year, chairman of the England star’s Benefit Daren...

Professional footballers show racism the red card in East London

Rebecca James reports from an important anti-racism initiative... The Gallery of Leyton Orient’s stadium last week played host to over 130 local school children last...

Sawyer speaks to students

Rebecca James reports as the Orient player visits Score Centre students... Gary Sawyer, the Leyton Orient defender, visited young people currently studying a BTEC...

Lapslie and Szmodics’ blend of youth and optimism fuels Colchester’s plans for the future

Sam Stringer speaks to two Colchester stars... A brief scan of the League One table doesn’t favour Colchester United and in truth it hasn’t for...
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Bajner’s strike seals a miserable night for Leyton Orient

Simon Eaves reports on another miserable result for the O's... Balint Bajner was the only goalscorer as Notts County beat Leyton Orient on a cold Tuesday...
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Billy Joe Saunders plays waiting game

Connor Boundy reports on developments in the middleweight division... European, British and Commonwealth champion Billy Joe Saunders has agreed to step aside so WBO middleweight...
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Beachboys add two players for promotion push

Ryan Walmsley reports on squad additions... Concord Rangers have signed two players as they look to make a late surge for the Conference South play-offs. Combative...

The reliable, unflashy, unassuming Bentley

Matt Mundy looks at one of Southend United's rising stars... As a goalkeeper, you’ll be lucky to hold down a first-team place at a professional...
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UCMMA 42 Breakdown: Fight of the Year?

Adil Sajjad reports on an early contender for fight of the year at UCMMA 42. The main event of ‘Ultimate Challenge Mixed Martial Arts’ saw...
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Chloe Rogers: Former GB hockey star on course for career in golf

Mark Ferguson speaks to the Olympic medallist about her new career... In 2012, Chloe Rogers was a Team GB hockey star, winning bronze at a...
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East London fall in valiant effort against league leaders

East London RFC's Gary Bird reports on the latest action... A plucky performance from East London failed to stop May & Baker from clocking up...
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Charlton look to clip Canaries’ wings

Simon Eaves previews the forthcoming fixture... Charlton face Norwich City in a Championship clash on Tuesday 10th February. The Addicks will be looking for their first...

UCMMA 42: ‘Super’ Bill beats fired-up Facey

Adil Sajjid reports from a terrific battle... ‘Super’ Billy Beaumont needed a truly superhuman performance in order to record a victory in the last second...
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The Open Championship moves to Sky but is it good for golf?

Mark Ferguson assesses the latest TV deal for golf... This week signalled another triumph for Sky Sports as they added another great sporting event to...
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London’s finest down under

With the 2015 Cricket World Cup a matter of days away, Tom Reeves looks at the players with a link to London to look out...
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Women’s Firsts looking to scrap for survival

Stefan Wright previews this week's fixture... University of East London’s Women's first team take on Canterbury Christ Church at Stodmarsh Road on Wednesday as they...
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Community is key for Leyton Orient mentor Omozusi

Leyton Orient liaison officer Howard Gould writes for Rising East about some important community work... Elliot Omozusi, the Leyton Orient full back, is adding another...
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Cricket World Cup – UEL’s experts give their predictions!

Tom Reeves previews the Cricket World Cup by speaking to our in-house experts about what they expect to see... The University of East London Cricket...
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Busy transfer window for U’s

Sam Stringer rounds up the transfer window action for Colchester... In what was Tony Humes’ first ever transfer window as a professional manager, January saw...
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Daggers beat Cheltenham in key clash

Simon Eaves reports from a vital win... Dagenham and Redbridge beat Cheltenham 3-1 at Victoria Road to take all three points in a vital bottom...

Lions roar to victory over Bristol Flyers

Alex Callow reports from another good win for the London Lions... A brilliant defensive display by the London Lions saw them consolidate their top five...
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Daggers youngster prepares for debut against Cheltenham

Simon Eaves previews the weekend fixture for Dagenham... Dagenham and Redbridge face Cheltenham Town in the Saturday League Two fixture at Victoria Road. Major team news...
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East London launches 2015 boxing with Mitchell v Estrada

Connor Boundy previews this weekend's action... East Londoner Kevin Mitchell will headline the first live televised boxing event of 2015 from the O2 arena this...
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Indoor League round-up: wins for Leyton Sixth Form, Havering and George Monoux College

Tom Reeves summarises the latest action from the cricket tournament at SportsDock... There were wins for Leyton Sixth Form, Havering and George Monoux College in...
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Ambitious Ebbsfleet announce stadium regeneration plans

Ryan Walmsley reports on an exciting development... Ebbsfleet United have revealed plans for a multi-million pound revamping of their PHB Stadium as they look to...
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Sahko heads Hammers into fifth round

Alex Pearce reports from a valuable win for West Ham... West Ham made sure they didn't become the latest top-flight team to be knocked out...
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Colchester do the double over Orient

Sam Stringer reports from a vital win for Colchester... Billed as a relegation six-pointer, Saturday’s League One fixture saw East London’s own Leyton Orient make...
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Chelsea U21 go top of the league as they beat the Hammers

Ole Saue reports from the all-London clash... West Ham U21s were beaten 3-1 at the Rush Green Stadium by Chelsea in newly appointed boss Steve...
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Ravens hoping to strike gold with loan signing

Ryan Walmsley reports on a new signing... Bromley have announced the signing of last season's top goalscorer Bradley Goldberg on loan until the end of...
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Australia beat England to reach the final

Tom Reeves reports on a win for Steve Smith's team... Australia moved into the tri-series final with a game to spare, as captain Steve Smith...
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Luzon prepares for Charlton debut at Wolves

Simon Eaves previews the weekend fixture... New Charlton boss Guy Luzon will be able to take charge of his first game for Charlton away at...
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Relegation six-pointer as Colchester host Orient

Andy Carmichael previews this weekend's fixture... As frustration builds toward both manager and chairman at Colchester, a positive result will be the only respite for...
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First test for new West Ham U21 boss Steve Potts

Ole Alexander Saue previews the match... Chelsea’s development squad are visiting West Ham’s youngsters at Rush Green Stadium on Friday night as West Ham legend...
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Who is Southend new boy Jake Cassidy?

Ole Alexander Saue profiles a new signing for Southend... On 15th January, Jake Cassidy signed for Southend United on loan for the rest of the...

Ipswich snatch Sears from Colchester

Sam Stringer reports as the highly-rated starlet departs... Colchester United fans were been dealt a big blow in early Friday afternoon as main man Freddie...
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Blues legend returns home in flurry of transfer activity at Southend

Matt Mundy sums up the latest events at Southend... After three consecutive goalless draws at home, there was little doubt Southend United boss Phil Brown...
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Tough task on the road for Daggers

Simon Eaves previews the match... Dagenham & Redbridge will have Ivan Toney back from suspension after receiving a red card on Boxing Day. The Daggers...
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Lions cruise to cup victory as they down the Flyers

Alex Callow reports as London Lions continue their excellent cup form... London Lions escaped their league woes as a star performance from Zaire Taylor inspired...
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Knicks and Bucks in London ready to face off

Louis Bierlein reports as the NBA returns to London... The last time the NBA came to London in 2013, the New-York Knicks completely destroyed the...
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Charlton appoint new head coach

Greg Morley reports on the managerial merry-go-round... Charlton Athletic have confirmed that 39-year-old Guy Luzon, formerly head coach of Standard Liege, has replaced Bob Peeters...
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All change at Ebbsfleet

Ryan Walmsley reports on the new signings at Ebbsfleet United... Two consecutive defeats over the Christmas period saw Ebbsfleet United drop out of the play-off...

Exclusive: Tipping the balance – Michael Muboro

Victor Aiwone speaks to the university student - and London Lions star... London Lions point guard Michael Muboro's primary concern has always been basketball -...

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