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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Middlesex hat-trick hero Toby Roland-Jones says the squad were always confident in their ability to become county champions this year.

Mauricio Pochettino says it is important that Tottenham’s players are “desperate” to stay at the club and do not need to be convinced to remain at White Hart Lane.

Middlesex dethroned Yorkshire in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to win their first County Championship title since 1993.

Mauricio Pochettino will today assess the fitness of Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele and Eric Dier ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Middlesbrough – but he admits it might be “a risk” to select his midfield duo at the Riverside Stadium.

In the latest of a series of features casting the spotlight on local football fans, Martin Stephens reveals his favourite player, his most memorable match and the worst moment he has experienced following Wingate & Finchley.

Christian Eriksen says the recent spate of contract renewals at Tottenham shows the players are keen to keep the current squad together for the long term, because they all feel there is “something special to build on” at White Hart Lane.

Tim Bresnan’s unbeaten century kept Yorkshire on course for a hat-trick of County Championship titles – and all but ended Middlesex’s hopes of snatching their crown.

As the dual meaning of the club’s name would suggest, Soccerscool FC is based around twin objectives – developing football skills and having fun.

Vincent Janssen is disappointed he has lost the chance to play alongside Harry Kane, who he rates as “one of the best strikers in the world” - but the Dutchman feels ready to lead the line in his team-mate’s absence, having scored his first Tottenham goal last night.

Hendon manager Gary McCann says Saturday’s FA Cup victory at Dulwich Hamlet has provided a tantalising glimpse of what his side could produce this season.

UCS Old Boys’ director of rugby Geoff Boxer believes his side have shown the quality they have throughout the team after nine different players scored tries to record the first team’s biggest league victory of the century.

Boy racer Brandon Abraham faces a date with destiny this weekend as he aims to win the rookie title in the Super One British Karting Championships and secure free entry to next year’s competition.

Saracens prop Mako Vunipola is looking for an improvement at the set piece ahead of Saturday’s trip to Harlequins – and he also hopes that he and his team-mates can get off to a better start than they did in their latest victory.

Tottenham thrashed League One outfit Gillingham 5-0 at White Hart Lane in the third round of the EFL Cup, with Christian Eriksen scoring twice, Vincent Janssen and Josh Onomah hitting their first goals for the club and Erik Lamela also registering. Here are five talking points.

Toby Roland-Jones’ four-wicket return was not enough to prevent Yorkshire gaining the upper hand over Middlesex on day two of their County Championship decider at Lord’s.

Two of Hampstead & Westminster’s debutants scored hat-tricks as the men’s team started their Premier Division campaign in style, securing a comprehensive 7-2 victory over Canterbury at Paddington Recreation Ground.

A brother and sister from Hendon Golf Club both won their events in the 11th round of the Shires Junior Golf Tour in Bedfordshire.

FOOTBALL

Friday, September 23, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino says it is important that Tottenham’s players are “desperate” to stay at the club and do not need to be convinced to remain at White Hart Lane.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Mauricio Pochettino will today assess the fitness of Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele and Eric Dier ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Middlesbrough – but he admits it might be “a risk” to select his midfield duo at the Riverside Stadium.

Friday, September 23, 2016

In the latest of a series of features casting the spotlight on local football fans, Martin Stephens reveals his favourite player, his most memorable match and the worst moment he has experienced following Wingate & Finchley.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Christian Eriksen says the recent spate of contract renewals at Tottenham shows the players are keen to keep the current squad together for the long term, because they all feel there is “something special to build on” at White Hart Lane.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

As the dual meaning of the club’s name would suggest, Soccerscool FC is based around twin objectives – developing football skills and having fun.

Cricket

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Middlesex hat-trick hero Toby Roland-Jones says the squad were always confident in their ability to become county champions this year.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Middlesex dethroned Yorkshire in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to win their first County Championship title since 1993.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tim Bresnan’s unbeaten century kept Yorkshire on course for a hat-trick of County Championship titles – and all but ended Middlesex’s hopes of snatching their crown.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Toby Roland-Jones’ four-wicket return was not enough to prevent Yorkshire gaining the upper hand over Middlesex on day two of their County Championship decider at Lord’s.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

As a team, we’ve done so well this season and to put the sprinkle dust on it with the championship would be absolutely awesome.

Rugby

Thursday, September 22, 2016

UCS Old Boys’ director of rugby Geoff Boxer believes his side have shown the quality they have throughout the team after nine different players scored tries to record the first team’s biggest league victory of the century.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Saracens prop Mako Vunipola is looking for an improvement at the set piece ahead of Saturday’s trip to Harlequins – and he also hopes that he and his team-mates can get off to a better start than they did in their latest victory.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Hampstead fielded a new Under-16 team featuring several boys who were playing rugby for the first time – and they beat Datchworth 28-20, using more than 20 players during the game.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hampstead Ladies’ second team found themselves two players down against High Wycombe but nearly overcame the odds in a 25-22 defeat.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hampstead produced a stunning eight-minute fightback to shock Old Haberdashers and make it two wins from two at the start of their London Division Two North-West campaign.

Other Sport

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Boy racer Brandon Abraham faces a date with destiny this weekend as he aims to win the rookie title in the Super One British Karting Championships and secure free entry to next year’s competition.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Two of Hampstead & Westminster’s debutants scored hat-tricks as the men’s team started their Premier Division campaign in style, securing a comprehensive 7-2 victory over Canterbury at Paddington Recreation Ground.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A brother and sister from Hendon Golf Club both won their events in the 11th round of the Shires Junior Golf Tour in Bedfordshire.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho has been called up to the England squad that will compete at next month’s European Championships in Hungary.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Paddington Sports Club in Maida Vale are inviting members of the public to visit this weekend and try the facilities for free.

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