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Hugo Lloris

Spurs keeper: My man of the match award is a symptom of our ‘difficult season’

For most players, earning the man of the match award is cause for celebration – but not for Hugo Lloris.

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Middlesex batsman Eoin Morgan

Vintage Morgan keen to play key role in Middlesex’s challenge for honours

Eoin Morgan is confident that Middlesex have blown away their early season cobwebs as they prepare for their County Championship clash with Yorkshire.

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Highbury Korfball Club's first team are preparing for the Champions Trophy and a shot at promotion to the top tier of the national pyramid

Highbury Korfball Club target promotion in Champions Trophy

Swiss Cottage-based Highbury Korfball Club are gearing up for a huge weekend as they head to the Champions Trophy tournament, hoping to win promotion and a place in the top tier of the national pyramid.

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Highgate Harriers' Ryan McKinlay

Magic McKinlay records hat-trick for Highgate Harriers in first Division Two match

Ryan McKinlay recorded a hat-trick of victories for Highgate Harriers at Perivale in their first Southern League match since promotion to Division Two.

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Dave Diedhiou

Hendon’s play-off hopes are dashed by two defeats

Hendon’s hopes of reaching the Premier Division play-offs were dashed with two defeats in three days over the Easter weekend.

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Hugo Lloris

Inside Lane: Why Lloris should be voted Spurs’ player of the season

Tottenham blogger Declan Olley explains why Spurs supporters should vote for Hugo Lloris as the Lilywhites’ player of the season.

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The Ham&High's Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler

True Blue: A Wingate & Finchley fan’s view of the climax to the relegation battle

Wingate & Finchley blogger Simon Swingler reflects on the Blues’ fortunes over the Easter weekend and looks ahead to a pivotal weekend in the Ryman League Premier Division.

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Tottenham's Zeki Fryers (right) battles with Fulham's Alexander Kacaniklic during Spurs' 3-1 win at White Hart Lane

Spurs boss discusses the best roles for Fryers and Eriksen

Tim Sherwood believes that Zeki Fryers’ future is at centre-back after the 21-year-old defender started in the middle alongside Younes Kaboul against Fulham on Saturday.

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Shane Long

Hull City v Arsenal: The lowdown on Steve Bruce’s Tigers

Charlie Eccleshare casts his eye over Hull City as they prepare to host Arsenal in the Premier League this afternoon.

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Fulham's manager Felix Magath

Spurs v Fulham: The lowdown on Felix Magath’s Cottagers

Charlie Eccleshare casts his eye over Fulham ahead of their visit to Tottenham in today’s London derby at White Hart Lane.

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Andrew Balbirnie

Middlesex’s latest Irish import Andrew Balbirnie hopes for his big break at Lord’s

The path from Dublin to Lord’s is a well-trodden one – and Middlesex have another Irish import aiming to follow in several sets of illustrious footsteps.

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Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Sherwood admits Europa League qualification could hurt Spurs

Tim Sherwood admits the Europa League could undermine Tottenham’s top-four challenge next season, but he says he has no intention of dropping points in a bid to avoid qualification.

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Erik Lamela

Spurs boss denies that he’s under pressure to play Lamela

Tim Sherwood has denied that he is under pressure to play Erik Lamela, repeating that the Argentine will be out of action for the rest of the season - and he admits it is unclear whether the midfielder will be a hit next season.

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Esther Rantzen, who is an Sarum Hall old girl, opens the pupils' new playhouse. Picture: Nigel Sutton

ChildLine’s Esther Rantzen opens Wendy house at her old school in Belsize Park

ChildLine founder Esther Rantzen was the guest of honour at the official opening of a new playhouse at her old Belsize Park school.

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Heritage See all

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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Obituaries See all

Mike Read has passed away

Highgate Society president pays tribute to ex-treasurer and golf lover Mike Read

Mike Read, who died this month aged 79, was a very active member of a number of Highgate organisations and well known in the village.

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Competitions See all

You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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