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Ten-man Arsenal limped out of the Champions League in embarrassing style after suffering their second successive 1-5 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. Theo Walcott gave the hosts a first half lead but after Laurent Koscielny was sent...
Promising Islington boxer Kian ‘Tec’ Thomas was forced to cancel an important clash over the weekend, after a disagreement over the weight limit.  The  slugger had been hoping to move up the British rankings with a win over Tottenham pugilist Mark McKray...
Arsenal secured a place at Wembley with a resounding victory against Lincoln City. After a first half where Daniel Cowley’s side showed its worth through composed defending and tactical prowess, Theo Walcott broke through for the Gunners to secure...
The abundant species of football’s diverse and complex ecosystem prowled the long grass of north London’s streets this weekend. To the seasoned wildlife observer, it wasn’t difficult to tell the specimens apart. And, it being FA Cup quarter final...
Watching Old Streetonians RFC train, it’s hard to see where they have gone wrong. The players pop the ball between one another at speed, moving seamlessly between the lines. There’s pace, confidence and skill in abundance, with no little...
Islington Handball Club is still recruiting
(Title photos by Wikimedia Commons and thesportreview.com) As Arsène Wenger prepares for his 1000th match in charge of Arsenal this Saturday, the time is ripe to compare his record with that of his great nemesis: Sir Alex Ferguson. Premier League trophies The former...
“NETBALL isn’t just about netball,” believe Playnetball, an unusual focus for the organisers of an Islington-based netball league. They believe they are in a league of their own, promising to provide the “perfect antidote” to leagues that don’t listen...
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Wenger’s best XI

With Arsène Wenger approaching his 1,000th match in charge of Arsenal this Saturday, the Islington Now sports department has been having heated arguments all week over the best players of his 18 years in charge. Such processes have a disappointing tendency to...
Gunners fans are "delighted" that in addition to the Premier League cap on away ticket prices Arsenal will provide a further £4 subsidy to their supporters. While the Premier League has confirmed the cap will come in at the start of the...