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Jordan Nobbs insists the depth in England’s squad has hardly been stronger as Phil Neville’s side get set to launch head-first into World Cup preparations.

Phil Neville’s drive and desire is the secret to England’s recent success in the eyes of Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs.

Stuart Law will leave his role as West Indies head coach to take over at Middlesex from next season.

A thrilling third-day finish could be in prospect at Lord’s where Division Two rivals Kent and Middlesex continue to cross swords in an action-packed Specsavers County Championship match.

Essex beat Middlesex by six wickets with four balls remaining after chasing down the home side’s victory target of 211 at a packed Lord’s on Thursday evening.

England’s hopes of winning the Hockey World Cup on home soil are over following a quarter-final defeat to defending champions the Netherlands.

England’s Laura Unsworth is looking forward to facing the Netherlands in their Vitality World Cup quarter-final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre tonight (Thursday, 8.15pm).

The bitter row over Hackney’s hugely unpopular new licensing policy is still raging a week on – with neither side showing any sign of calling it a night.

The France skipper discussed the threat of the South Americans with or without Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani

With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?

Tottenham Hotspur’s goalkeeper and their playmaker will both be in action this weekend

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches

A meal out is never simply about food these days, with the trend for all things immersive spreading to the humble three course meal.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the early games on day 13 of the tournament

Hugo Lloris was rested for Les Bleus and the goalless draw saw his Spurs team-mate Christian Eriksen make it through to the last-16 with Denmark

The experienced duo discussed who they think will win the 2018 World Cup recently

The Spurs captain needed to be at his best to help Les Bleus defeat Peru and make it into the knock-out phase at the 2018 World Cup

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament

After such a strong first campaign at Tottenham Hotspur, the 22-year-old looked nervy during his country’s World Cup opener

The Tottenham Hotspur stars didn’t have it all their own way on Saturday, but managed to claim vital three points

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

Australia wrapped up their preparations for the one-day international series with England by beating Middlesex by 101 runs at Lord’s.

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.

A lack of match-winning contributions from batsmen has blighted Middlesex’s latest Royal London One-day Cup campaign according to James Franklin.

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.

Tracey Neville’s England won Commonwealth Games gold with a last-gasp win over world champions Australia which was reminiscent of her brothers’ Champions League win 19 years ago.

England’s men followed in the footsteps of the women’s team by beating India to claim bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

That England could lose the final by 44 points to Australia and emerge from their post-game huddle with beaming smiles said everything about their silver medal in the Commonwealth Games women’s basketball.

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif met up with the highly-rated Ben Sheaf, who is impressing on loan at Stevenage. Read on for his in-depth feature on the talented midifielder.

England’s women will have a shot at netball gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time after a thrilling semi-final win over Jamaica on the Gold Coast.

England’s men and women sprinted to 4x100m relay golds at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s women will play for Commonwealth Games gold in the basketball competition after they outplayed Canada in a 65-53 semi-final win on the Gold Coast.

England’s hockey men were left to battle for bronze after being edged out by hosts Australia in their semi-final at the Commonwealth Games.

Three memories. A trio of insights into character as much as talent. It is 2011 – the last time Middlesex’s County Cricket Club’s won promotion – and a Sydney-born Australian with an English mother and a British passport is batting with Andrew Strauss at Lord’s.

Dina Asher-Smith was delighted to win bronze in the women’s 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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 Dina Asher-Smith won bronze in the 200m at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, with former UEL student Bianca Williams in seventh place.

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.

London table-tennis star Tin-Tin Ho had more success on day seven of the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

There were mixed fortunes for England sprinters in the women’s 200m semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

England’s hockey men came from two goals down at half-time to beat Wales and book a place in the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Woodford Green’s Mark Dry won bronze in the hammer for Scotland on the opening afternoon of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

England’s men and women both celebrated wins in their latest matches at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Former UEL student Aimee Willmott was one of two English underdogs with Scottish ties to shock favourites from Scotland and take Commonwealth Games gold on Thursday.

England’s Adam Gemili is ready to return as a solo star at the Commonwealth Games.

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.

Romford Town Swimming Club’s David Ebanks is competing at his second Commonwealth Games – for the Cayman Islands.

BA coach Vear excited by England role

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Barking Abbey does not only have three former players involved with the England men and women’s basketball teams at the Commonwealth Games, but one of their current coaches too, writes Lee Power.

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.

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