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Various Tottenham players have enjoyed international success over the past few days

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.

An appeal has been launched to find family members of a Stoke Newington soldier who died in battle during the First World War.

We’re introducing a new post-match reaction piece by fans this season writes Layth Yousif. For this Bank Holiday weekend we’ve got Danny Coyle, aka Grampian Gooner, who regularly travels down from Scotland with his wife Ali, to watch The Arsenal. Read on for his verdict on Unai Emery’s Red and White Army’s 3-1 victory over London rivals West Ham.

A former Arsenal and Scotland footballer became the licensee at The Greyhound pub in Balls Pond Road.

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest attacking midfielder of all time?

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

Donations have poured in to rescue a Hackney community radio station that was burgled of more than £1,000 worth of equipment on Monday night.

Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...

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

Hackney pub, The Gun, have won the BT Sport Pub Cup beating reigning champions The Liver Vaults, of Liverpool, 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in normal time at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium.

Lib Dems in Hackney have come up with a strategy to tackle violent crime at its roots, by ploughing £1.5million a year into an innovative unit to treat the causes of the current deadly epidemic.

Football supporters will be appalled at sports minister Tracey Crouch MP’s refusal of West Bromwich Albion’s request for a trial of safe standing, writes Steven Powell, Highbury Station Road, Islington.

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.

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 Adam Gemili played down injury fears after he reached the Commonwealth Games 100m final.

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.

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

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.

Hackney basketball star Orlan Jackman said it’s always special no matter how many times you wear the England jersey, when speaking ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

London Lions captain Joe Ikhinmwin is honoured to be representing England at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast this month.

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.

Six Nations: France 22 England 16

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Eddie Jones insists England are negotiating an inevitable slump where the “game does not love you” after France handed Ireland the NatWest 6 Nations title by prevailing in Paris.

The loyalty of Arsenal fans knows no bounds. Grampian Gooner – aka Danny Coyle – shares the trials and tribulations in braving the Beast from the East and Storm Emma during his epic trip from northern Scotland to England’s south coast to see his beloved team lose 2-1 to Brighton on Sunday.

Read our latest hard-hitting Arsenal column All Guns Blazing. This week we have guest writer Ed Skingsley who discuss succession planning at the Gunners but rules out Brendan Rodgers.

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

The O’s and Daggers have faced each other four times during the last two-and-a-half months, but Monday’s meeting should be the last of the season

BBL: Glasgow Rocks 76 London Lions 69

Sunday, December 31, 2017

London Lions suffered the worst start in their history to go 18-0 down on their way to year-ending defeat in Scotland.

Former Hatters goalkeeper thankful for the way John Still handed his departure from the Kenilworth Road club, but doesn’t want to be a manager

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

Pat Turnbull has recently been in the Gazette’s pages because of her fight to save the Britannia Leisure Centre – but she’s been a campaigner in Hackney for decades. She talks to Emma Bartholomew

With the travel chaos caused through snowstorms and artic-like conditions read how one intrepid Arsenal fan – Danny Coyle, aka Grampian Gooner – made it from Scotland to the south coast for the game at Southampton on Sunday.

An experimental England drew 0-0 with World Champions Germany on Friday evening in front of 81,382 fans at Wembley.

Wenger: Wilshere ready for England return

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is ready to return to the England fold.

FAWSL Cup: Arsenal 7 London Bees 0

Friday, October 13, 2017

Emma Mitchell and Beth Mead both scored twice as Arsenal put London Bees to the sword in their opening match in the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup at Meadow Park.

Former Spurs winger says cofident striker will stay as long as club can compete for trophies

Harry Kane was the matchwinner as England once again disappointed in victory against Lithuania in the final competitive match before next summer’s World Cup.

Tottenham forward Harry Kane’s late goal made sure England qualified for next summer’s World Cup in Russia as Gareth Southgate’s men beat Slovenia 1-0.

The club night at The Yard in Hackney Wick raises money and awareness for Abortion Support Network, who assist people from Ireland and Northern Ireland in traveling to access a safe and legal abortion

England call for Arsenal youngster

Friday, September 22, 2017

Arsenal youngster Jess Ngunga was enthralled by England Women’s performance at the Euro finals this summer – and is now one step closer to joining them.

Summer has left Hackney. Like the end of a party it’s loitering on the doorstep, unwilling to bid goodbye - but it’s over, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Experienced manager has to decide whether to recall Alex Lawless or stick with Henry Ochieng and Craig Clay

EuroHockey: England 2 Scotland 0

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

England’s women booked their place in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Championships with victory over Scotland in Amsterdam.

England’s men started their Rabo EuroHockey Championship campaign with a dominant 6-0 win over Poland.

Participation increases as result of Olympic legacy

It’s not every day you get to receive words of advice from the England women’s football manager at a major tournament.

O’s snap up Clay

Monday, July 17, 2017

The 25-year-old has agreed a two-year deal with the National League club



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