Sean Cronin leaps to win a header during Monday's victory over Maidenhead. Pic: Martin Addison

Sean Cronin is hoping his experience at the back can enable Wingate & Finchley to challenge for the Ryman League Premier Division play-offs this season.

Spurs Ladies forward Bianca Baptiste (right). Pic: Clive Jones

Spurs Ladies won a cup double last season and forward Bianca Baptiste would love to go one better and secure a treble this term – but she believes the focus should be on the league and a top-three finish.

Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have refuted reports that they have received a second bid from Arsenal for star striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has shown his willingness to put his faith in Tottenham’s youngsters on plenty of occasions, and they will usually thank him for it.

Spencer McCall in action for Hendon against QPR Under-21s (Pic: DBeechPhotography)

Hendon signing Spencer McCall believes the club should be challenging for the Ryman League Premier Division play-offs as an absolute minimum this season.

Robert Morris, David Bedford OBE, Ann John OBE and Simon Lawrence at the official opening of Hendon's new ground at Silver Jubilee Park (Pic: DBeechPhotography)

Hendon officially opened their new ground at Silver Jubilee Park on Monday as the Ryman League Premier Division side embark on an exciting new chapter in their history.

Tottenham's Clinton Njie

The old saying about London buses seems apt when it comes to Tottenham’s recruitment drive – you wait ages for one and then two arrive right after each other.

The triumphant Tottenham Under-14 squad

Spurs Ladies’ Under-14s were crowned the best of the best as they returned from the ESF Grand Finale at St George’s Park with the national trophy.

Arsenal Ladies' Danielle Van de Donk celebrates her winning goal against Chelsea Ladies

Danielle Van de Donk believes Arsenal Ladies can realistically target a return to European football after her late winner earned them a crucial away victory at Chelsea.

Karl Oliyide (left) in action for Wingate & Finchley. Pic: Martin Addison

Karl Oliyide has left Wingate & Finchley to join local rivals Hendon – and Dons boss Gary McCann is pleased to have finally signed the talented attacking midfielder on a permanent basis at the fourth attempt.

Arsenal Ladies midfielder Fara Williams (left) tangles with Katie Chapman of Chelsea. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Fara Williams feels Arsenal Ladies have added a physical edge to their game as they strive to narrow the gap on the Women’s Super League leaders.

Tottenham's new signing Vincent Janssen (right) in action for the Netherlands during a friendly against England at Wembley in March, in which is scored

The deal may have taken a month to complete but it is only mid-July and Tottenham have already signed a striker, filling the single most important hole in their squad.

Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal

Jordan Nobbs set up one goal and scored the other to lift Arsenal Ladies to third in the Women’s Super League table with a 2-0 win over Notts County.

From left: Hugo Lloris, Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm model Tottenham's new strips

Tottenham have released their new kits for the 2016/17 season.

AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen in action for the Netherlands

They say good things come to those who wait – and Spurs fans will certainly hope that proves to be true when it comes to the club’s pursuit of Vincent Janssen.

Park View Rangers celebrate their success. Back row (left to right): Coach/manager Leon Russell, Josef Weidner, Prince Massamba-Manseka, Harvey Mesaki, Micah Greenaway, Dante Grey. Front row: Kaiyan Decordova-James, Reon Reid, Gabriel Weidner, Oldi Nanaj, Samuel Bohorquez.

Park View Rangers’ Under-13s won a hat-trick of titles in June, securing their third trophy by winning Enfield Rangers’ tournament.

Marc Weatherstone leads by example by heading the ball away for Wingate & Finchley. Pic: Martin Addison

It is rare for an outgoing player to ring a number of the club’s fans to explain the decision, but Wingate & Finchley is no ordinary club.

Kezie Ibe (centre) in action for Hendon (Pic: Derek Beech)

Hendon striker Kezie Ibe says the feeling of “unfinished business” played a crucial role in his decision to spurn offers from elsewhere and sign a new contract with the Greens.

Arsenal's Asisat Oshoala

Arsenal Ladies boss Pedro Martinez Losa is backing Asisat Oshoala to be a long-term success despite a slow start to her Gunners career.

Jordan Nobbs, Arsenal Ladies

Jordan Nobbs says Arsenal Ladies must replicate their performance level from last month’s Wembley success to get their league campaign back on track.

Wingate & Finchley's outgoing skipper Marc Weatherstone (left). Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley captain Marc Weatherstone is leaving the Blues after nine years to join Ryman League Premier Division rivals Dulwich Hamlet.

The triumphant squad from Haverstock School

Haverstock School’s Under-14s have completed a treble after their victory in the London Schools Cup final secured their third trophy of the season.

The Muswell Hill Football Academy Under-10 Eagles squad, pictured with ex-Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright (back row, centre). Middle row (left to right): Johnny Humphrey, Zac Robb, Hallam Pahl, Luke Wilmott. Front row: Daniel Robb, Sacha Tobias-Tarsh, Kirin Mattu, Andreas Hadjiloizou and Adam Wilson.

Muswell Hill Football Academy Eagles won the Under-10 title at the ESF Festival of Football at Butlins in Bognor Regis – and they will now take on the best teams from across the country in their age group next month.

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scores against Arsenal last season

Jamie Vardy will be facing an early return to the King Power Stadium if he opts to join Arsenal this summer.

England internationals Harry Kane (left) and John Stones battle for the ball during Tottenham's trip to Everton's Goodison Park last season

Tottenham will kick off their Premier League campaign on the road for the sixth year in a row after being handed a trip to Everton on the opening weekend of the 2016/17 season.

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