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Yesterday, 09:30

Harry Kane will have been giving Jose Mourinho nightmares this week as he ponders ways of neutralising the best young striker in England.

Danny Rose (left) battles with Eden Hazard during Tottenham's 5-3 victory over Chelsea at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day

Danny Rose admits Eden Hazard is one of his toughest opponents and the Tottenham left-back is aware he’ll have to put in a flawless defensive display to stop the Belgian winger if he gets the nod at Wembley.

Roberto Soldado in action for Spurs against Fiorentina (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Roberto Soldado’s embarrassing mistake was the “key” moment in Tottenham’s Europa League exit, but Mauricio Pochettino had no regrets about playing the misfiring striker ahead of Harry Kane.

Arsenal in the Community head Alan Sefton at the new sports centre on Queensland Road

As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.

Tottenham's summer signing Ben Davies won the League Cup with Swansea in 2013

Ben Davies won’t give up hope of starting in another League Cup final – even if he is named in the line-up for tonight’s Europa League tie in Florence.

Nick Tompkins' (right) in action for Saracens

Saracens return to Allianz Park on Saturday when Newcastle Falcons are the visitors – and the hosts are aiming to return to winning ways after a disappointing display against Sale Sharks last weekend.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (David Davies/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was left fuming with Arsenal’s “suicidal defending” as their nightmarish 3-1 defeat to Monaco left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.

Monaco celebrate Dimitar Berbatov's goal at the Emirates (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium.

FOOTBALL

Yesterday, 09:30

Harry Kane will have been giving Jose Mourinho nightmares this week as he ponders ways of neutralising the best young striker in England.

Danny Rose (left) battles with Eden Hazard during Tottenham's 5-3 victory over Chelsea at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day

Danny Rose admits Eden Hazard is one of his toughest opponents and the Tottenham left-back is aware he’ll have to put in a flawless defensive display to stop the Belgian winger if he gets the nod at Wembley.

Fri, 07:22
Roberto Soldado in action for Spurs against Fiorentina (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Roberto Soldado’s embarrassing mistake was the “key” moment in Tottenham’s Europa League exit, but Mauricio Pochettino had no regrets about playing the misfiring striker ahead of Harry Kane.

Thu, 16:30
Arsenal in the Community head Alan Sefton at the new sports centre on Queensland Road

As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.

Cricket

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Camden’s young cricketers have reached a prestigious final at Lord’s after progressing unbeaten through the male qualifiers at the London Youth Games indoor cricket competition at the weekend.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
England captain Matt Dean at the Blind World Cup

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Monday, November 10, 2014
Adam Voges in ODI action for Australia

Middlesex are closing in on another two new signings after persuading Australian batsman Adam Voges to return to Lord’s as their new four-day captain.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Ben Scott bats for Hampstead in the Middlesex County Cricket League. Pic: Max Flego

Hampstead CC’s former Middlesex wicketkeeper Ben Scott has been included in the MCC squad to tour Japan during the next 10 days.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Roy Keane during a book launch at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood is preparing to host its second Sports Writing Festival from Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26.

Rugby

Thu, 08:00

Saracens return to Allianz Park on Saturday when Newcastle Falcons are the visitors – and the hosts are aiming to return to winning ways after a disappointing display against Sale Sharks last weekend.

Tue, 16:30
Mel Wright scored a second-half try for Hampstead Ladies. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead Ladies’ second team are just two points off the top in Women’s Championship South East East Division Two after triumphing 10-5 away against St Francis.

Tue, 14:38
Hendon's Cian Hynes kicks for goal. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hendon commenced the second phase of their league campaign with a 15-0 home win over Saracens Amateurs which leaves them in the top two promotion places in Herts/Middlesex Division Two.

Tue, 09:00
Howard Pauling (right) had a debut to remember, scoring twice as Belsize Park maintained their push for promotion. Pic: davidwphotos.co.uk

Winger Howard Pauling touched down twice on his debut but Belsize Park endured a scare against Datchworth and needed a winning try from Richard Wilson to maintain their perfect record in 2015.

Mon, 19:03
Rory Gibson scored all of UCS's 14 points in the first half, including a fine try. Pic: Paolo Minoli

UCS Old Boys were unable to engineer a repeat of their recent cup victory over Hackney and remain in the bottom two of London North-West Division Three after a 53-14 defeat on Saracens’ artificial pitch at Allianz Park.

Other Sport

Wed, 17:00

Hampstead & Westminster returned empty-handed from their 400-mile round trip to Manchester, fighting back from two goals down against Brooklands in the men’s Premier Division but conceding a decisive strike in a 3-2 defeat.

Wed, 16:00
Karthink Ramulu (left) came off the bench to score the decisive two goals for Highbury

Super sub Karthik Ramulu was the hero as Swiss Cottage-based Highbury Korfball Club’s second team produced a stunning comeback from five goals down to overcome the previously unbeaten league leaders Bec III 10-8 in London League Two.

Wed, 14:54
Tin-Tin Ho shows off her award

Paddington table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho has been named Young Sports Person of the Year at the inaugural British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards.

Wed, 14:02
Audun Nordtveit, Highgate Harriers

Audun Nordtveit finished inside the top 10 as Highgate Harriers’ men’s team secured an impressive fourth place in Saturday’s English Championships at Parliament Hill Fields.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Richard Alexander (left) in action for Hampstead & Westminster. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead & Westminster suffered a 1-0 home defeat against title contenders Beeston in the men’s Premier Division on Sunday.

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