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The terrible defense of bees punished by the saints

Southampton 4 Brentford 0 A smooth Southampton sidelined Brentford to doom the Bees to their heaviest loss of the season. In a night to forget for Thomas Frank’s side, the Saints took full advantage of a dismal defense and poor goalkeeper from Alvaro Fernandez to head for an emphatic victory. The first sign of things […]

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Norwich City suffers late heartbreak in draw with top-flight London Seaward

The Canaries were seconds away from securing their first win since September, in their battle to avoid the crash, but fourth-placed London Seaward scored a late header for a share of the booty on Sunday. The game started off fairly evenly, with Seaward holding most of the possession, but City appearing the biggest threat on […]

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Stop Going Wrong Leeds, London • The Square Ball

Making the impossible possible has been Marcelo Bielsa’s greatest gift to Leeds United, but even he has failed to break the hex the FA Cup holds over the club. Aside from the reality TV stars in Crawley, however, he’s at least provided a blueprint for respectable outings. As the kick-off approached on Sunday, the thought […]

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London 1 South Match Report

Medway was scared off by the modest London Irish Wild Geese, winning 25-24 at London 1 South after the hosts clashed 25-5. All the action took place in the second half, with Max Bullock, Alfie Orris and a penalty attempt putting Medway in control, before a yellow card for Sean Marriott gave the hosts the […]

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Baldock Town defeated London Colney for Dave McAdam’s first win

Posted: 10:42 am January 10, 2022 Stevenage wasn’t the only one to record a first win under new manager as Baldock Town impressed in a big win over London Colney. A brace from Ashley Hay plus one for Jude White and Aedan Gaffney guided the Reds to a 4-1 success under new man Dave McAdam. […]

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Bellegrove boasts in a derby match

The first matches of 2022 for the South London & Kent Pool Alliance took place in the Cup competitions, the second round of the Founders Cup and the first round of the new Silver Salver. The second round of the Founders Cup saw some interesting ties, with a derby between Premier Division Bellegrove and Division […]

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Leeds men’s football get hammered 2-0 at London stadium

West Ham 2-0 Leeds Unitedby Paul Donovan at the London Stadium WEST HAM defeated a Leeds struggling with a hotly contested FA Cup third round match at London Stadium this afternoon. West Ham manager David Moyes has declared his intention to make the FA Cup this year by fielding an almost full squad for Leeds’ […]

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Maple Leafs take 4-1 lead and lose to Avalanche in overtime

Breadcrumb Links Sports NHL Hockey Author of the article: Lance Hornby Avalanche left winger JT Compher (37) celebrates after scoring the tying goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jack Campbell as Wayne Simmonds (24), Kyle Clifford (43) and Jake Muzzin watch in third period at the Ball Arena on Saturday. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing […]

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QPR player ratings against Rotherham

QPR has qualified for the FA Cup fourth round after winning a penalty shootout against Ligue 1 leaders Rotherham. Here’s how we rated each Rangers player. Jordanian archer: 6 He looked uncomfortable with the ball at his feet and had a number of near misses when Rotherham’s forwards shut him down. Made an error in […]

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Why I gave up London perfectionism for a relaxed life in Languedoc

For many years – most of my adult life, probably – I started each day with a list of how Victorians often started their days with prayer. I have used lists to create calm and order; to make sense of what was often overwhelming. The lists were my prayers. So, given my personality, sometimes it’s […]