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Islington-born super-middleweight John Ryder is set to face fellow Brit Jamie Cox on the undercard of David Haye and Tony Bellew’s rematch at London’s O2 Arena. Ryder, who trained at Angel Amateur Boxing Club where he notched up a 30-5...
Arsenal will face CSKA Moscow in the quarterfinal of this year’s Europa League, in a tie which will include a crucial second leg trip to the Russian capital amid political tensions between the UK and Russia. While safety warnings have...
Members of London’s boxing community have celebrated the life of revered coach Ron Hagland, following his death on Wednesday night last week. Mr Hagland was a founder of Islington Boxing Club, which opened in 1974, and helped to coach amateur...
If they can get past Charlton in their postponed quarter-final this Sunday, Arsenal Women will face the winner of Durham vs Everton in the semi-finals of the SSE Women’s FA Cup. The Gunners are yet to concede a goal in...
Arsenal sealed their fifth WSL Continental Cup victory in seven years as Vivianne Miedema’s first-half finish secured a 1-0 victory against an otherwise indomitable Manchester City side. For nine of the City side returning from England duty in the United...
Arsenal have managed to steady the ship somewhat since their abject defeats by Manchester City and Brighton. Their accomplished display in the first leg of their last-16 Europa League tie against Milan last Thursday gives Arsene Wenger’s side something...
A commission set up by Islington Council last week recommended taking down “No ball games” signs in the borough’s estates. Although this is sensible, with nearly a third of children aged 2 to 15 in the UK overweight or...
It is little surprise that as TV cameras panned across the Emirates Stadium thousands of seats were left unoccupied. An anthropologist would describe the period that Arsenal are in as “liminal” – on the threshold between disaster and not-as-bad-as-it-could-have-been. As such,...
In Islington's Centre 404, a charity organisation involved in community outreach for people with disabilities, is getting people out onto the ice. The charity hosts a weekly event in Sobell Leisure Centre which gives locals the opportunity to skate on...
Slavisa Gegic, one of the most promising amateur boxers at Islington Boxing Club, claimed victory at the BUCS boxing championships last month to continue his undefeated run.  Gegic, a student at London Met University, fought off opponents from Cardiff, Loughborough...