The English Football League (EFL) has recommended that clubs ask players to defer up to 25pc of their wages for the month of April following discussions with the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA).

The English Football League has estimated that 56 days will be needed to complete the season in a letter sent to clubs.

Creative and media agencies have teamed up to create a campaign encouraging people to exercise safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

Former Leyton Orient owner Barry Hearn has undergone surgery after suffering a minor heart attack over the weekend.

The remainder of the London Youth Games 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The Premier League has issued a statement confirming that the season will not start at the beginning of May, while clubs have agreed to consult their players on taking wage cuts and deferrals.

The manager of a new Hackney-based football club has revealed ambitious plans to grow them into a successful non-league outfit by using talent from the local area.

Matt Withers is joined by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss the latest on West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbridge and non-league football.

The Football Association (FA) says a decision is still yet to be made on whether the National League and other non-league seasons will resume or be cancelled.

All league rugby beneath the Gallagher Premiership has been brought to an end for the 2019-20 season, the Rugby Football Union has announced.

Prostate Cancer UK’s Football to Amsterdam bike ride has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The postponement of professional football in England has been extended until April 30, authorities have confirmed.

The National League has announced that games in all three of its divisions will go ahead tomorrow despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Queens Park Rangers director of football Les Ferdinand discusses the importance of raising awareness of prostate cancer.

The Premier League has postponed games until April 4 and the English Football League until April 3 because of the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Sporting Club de Mundial returned to winning ways in the Hackney & Leyton Sunday Football League with a 5-0 victory over Power Red.

After two storms denied any action on Hackney Marshes across the last fortnight, Sporting Club de Mundial returned to Hackney & Leyton Sunday Football League action looking to avenge two defeats in three days over the first weekend in February, facing an in-form Boston Celtics side.

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Les Ferdinand discusses the club’s chances of Champions League qualification following injuries to Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.

Ohara Davies came out on top against Jeff Ofori in the Super-Lightweight Golden Contract Tournament semi-final at York Hall on Friday.

Hackney’s unbeaten super-bantamweight Lucien Reid has the chance to be crowned British champion on Saturday when he takes on Brad Foster.

The super-lightweight semi-final of the MTK Golden Contract Tournament takes place on Friday, with two Hackney boxers involved.

Danny Rose has left Tottenham Hotspur to join Newcastle United on loan until the end of the season.

Sporting Club de Mundial face a Jack Walpole Cup clash with Red Star Homerton on Friday at the London Marathon Community Track.

The East London Football Podcast

Friday, January 24, 2020

Jacob Ranson is joined by Dave Evans and Dan Bennett to discuss West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbridge and the latest in non-league football.

Sporting Club de Mundial’s 14-match winning streak was brought to a disappointing end on Sunday as they were narrowly beaten by St. Joseph’s of Luton in the last 16 of the FA Sunday Cup.

Sporting Club de Mundial (SCdM) geared up for their upcoming FA Sunday Cup fourth round tie against Luton’s St. Joseph’s with a comprehensive 6-0 victory over Power Red in the Dickie Davies Cup at Hackney Marshes.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho believes his side deserved to take a point from their 1-0 defeat to Liverpool.

Sporting Club de Mundial began the year with an 8-1 victory over Hackney Downs in the Hackney & Leyton Sunday Football League to move up to second in the Premier Division.

10-year-old Kayson Constantine says he wants to become an Olympic and World champion after being awarded his black belt in karate.

Spurs begin their FA Cup campaign on Sunday when they travel to the Riverside Stadium to face Championship side Middlesbrough.


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