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Tons Win against Norwich United and into Next Round of the FA Cup 

20 Aug

Clapton are through to the First Round Proper of the Emirates FA Cup, after a 2-0 victory against their Ryman League opponents, Norwich United FC.


New season new Kit 

18 Aug

New Items added to the club shop...


Beckton parkrun #274 12.08.17 

15 Aug

"A big turn out at Beckton Parkrun today - our second biggest Parkrun at Beckton so far, with 110 runners, 8 volunteers and a number of spectators in attendance.


Beckton parkrun #273 05.08.17 

15 Aug

There were 75 runners at Beckton parkrun today.


Clapton Responds Swiftly to Health & Safety Issues Raised 

15 Aug

Clapton Football Club has always taken health and safety seriously and we are thankful that any slip up by us is so quickly brought to both our attention as well as all relevant bodies.


Tribute Match for young Joshua Bwalya 

14 Aug

The #Tons and Barking FC will be holding a memorial football match for Joshua Bwalya (JB), who has  sadly been taken too soon.


Investigation over Flares again! 

8 Aug

Having had a very successful 2016/17 season, finishing as ESL League runners up, the Tons have worked hard both on and off the pitch to prepare for the start of the new season.


Latest news from the Summer Nationals pool … 

6 Aug

Day 1 of Swim England’s Summer Nationals Meet saw Kameliya Stoimenova take to the pool for her 100m Breaststroke event.


Today’s results 5th August 2017 

5 Aug

Due to a technical problem, barcode scanning records were lost at Beckton Parkrun today.


Beckton parkrun #272 29.07.19 

5 Aug

Another great day at Beckton parkrun with 105 runners taking part.


Ex Player, Joshua Bwalya, 16 fatally wounded 

4 Aug

It’s with great sadness that we learnt of the fatal stabbing of Joshua Bwalya.


Bad language is keeping young people away! 

4 Aug

Clapton Football Club is a community supported club and welcomes anyone to the Old Spotted Stadium, regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation or economic standing.


EAST LONDON RUN OUT AT HOME OF SARACENS 

30 Jul

Honour to play in prestigious military friendly...


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West Ham FC »

Southampton v West Ham United 

18 Aug

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United.


Robert Snodgrass: West Ham winger is told he can leave the club 

17 Aug

West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass has been told he is can leave the club on a permanent basis or on loan.


William Carvalho: West Ham close in on £30m Sporting Lisbon midfielder 

14 Aug

West Ham close in on the signing of Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho for an expected £30m.


Three authors write on WW2 air raids in Forest Gate 

11 Aug

This article looks at the way in which World War 11 air raids in Forest Gate have been approached and described from three very different perspectives.


Manchester United press conference LIVE updates as Jose Mourinho speaks ahead of West Ham clash 

11 Aug

Join us for live updates from Carrington where United's manager is speaking to the media...


Manchester United v West Ham United 

11 Aug

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Manchester United and West Ham United.


West Ham Branch Labour Party Summer BBQ & Fundraiser: Thursday 31 August 7-9pm 

9 Aug

This will be a fun event taking place at the Vicarage Lane Community Centre, Govier Close, West Ham, E15 4HW.


Sead Haksabanovic: West Ham sign teenager from Halmstads BK 

7 Aug

West Ham United sign Montenegro's teenage attacking midfielder Sead Haksabanovic from Swedish club Halmstads BK for an undisclosed fee.


Carabao Cup: West Ham to play away tie after World Athletics Championships 

7 Aug

West Ham are given permission to play their Carabao Cup second-round tie away from home because London Stadium will not be ready.


Upton Park demolition: Just one turret remains at former West Ham ground 

4 Aug

As West Ham prepare for their second season at the London Stadium, this single turret is all that remains of the club’s former Upton Park home.


Mural of West Ham legends Billy Bonds and Sir Trevor Brooking painted in Upton Park 

2 Aug

This colourful mural paying tribute to two West Ham legends is being painted near to the club’s former ground.


West Ham’s Reece Burke & Josh Cullen join Bolton Wanderers on loan 

1 Aug

West Ham midfielders Reece Burke and Josh Cullen join Championship side Bolton Wanderers on loan until January.


Revealed: £6.7m bill paid by Londoners for policing football matches 

31 Jul

Scotland Yard spent over £1m policing West Ham games at the new London Stadium...


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Cycling »

Forest Gate Cycling Club, and life on the road at the end of the C19th 

19 Aug

We have covered cycling in Forest Gate at the end of the nineteenth century on this site a number of times before.


Islington man Sunny’s running, cycling and hiking challenge will help raise £250k for Mental Health UK 

19 Aug

Islington man Sunny’s running, cycling and hiking challenge will help raise £250k for Mental Health UK 36 minutes ago Atina Dimitrova --> An Islington man is raising money for Mental Health UK by hiking up a mountain, cycling 100 miles and running...


Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 27 minutes ago Sam Gelder at the Old Bailey --> A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker ...


Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder at the Old Bailey --> A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker ...


Old Street cycle death: Rider says he didn’t know having no brakes was illegal and denies being thrillseeker 

17 Aug

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.


Man charged over death of cyclist in lorry crash 

17 Aug

A man has been charged with causing the death of a cyclist after a crash in Buckhurst Hill last year.


Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors ...


Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 

17 Aug

Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 11 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors ...


Old Street cycle death trial: Having brakes on bike ‘wouldn’t have made a difference’, claims cyclist in dock 

17 Aug

A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors having brakes on his bike “wouldn’t have made a difference”.


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Rugby »

New season new Kit 

18 Aug

New Items added to the club shop...


Chingford v Hertford – Cancelled 

17 Aug

Our 1st XV have unfortunately had to withdraw from our away friendly to Hertford.


Chingford v Old Colfeians – Update 

11 Aug

Good News!! The game is back on at CRFC...


Chingford v Old Colfeians 

11 Aug

The Location of this fixture has changed...


Chingford youth are recruiting 

10 Aug

This Years Under 7's and 8's are recruiting...


Matthew New Memorial Sevens 

31 Jul

Chingford will be attending this years Matthew New Memorial Sevens hosted by Braintree RFC...


Free Beer…. 

31 Jul

You read that right, Danny is giving away free beer...


EAST LONDON RUN OUT AT HOME OF SARACENS 

30 Jul

Honour to play in prestigious military friendly...


YOUNG GIVE RUGBY A TRY AT MAYOR’S NEWHAM SHOW 

30 Jul

Summer holiday fun now under way, writes ANDREA NALIO...


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Boxing »

East End Boxer, Ted Lewis, dead 

15 Aug

Sadly Ted Lewis died peacefully in his sleep on 7th August 2017, just before his 88th birthday.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Aldi’s Featherweight wine play, Pernod Ricard’s disappointment with disgruntled staff and the profits race in China 

11 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Here’s a round-up of this week’s top stories from the global spirits wine categories.


Mahad Ali murder probe: Heartbroken family of stabbed Islington boxer make fresh plea for justice 

8 Aug

Mahad Ali murder probe: Heartbroken family of stabbed Islington boxer make fresh plea for justice 2 minutes ago Nathan Louis --> The devastated family of a young Islington boxer knifed to death outside a party have made an emotional plea for justice.


Former boxer Michael Watson is still fighting for justice six months after savage acid attack and carjacking 

26 Jul

TRAUMATISED ex-boxer Michael Watson is still seeking justice six months after the savage acid attack and carjacking that left him scarred for life.


Chaos at Copper Box Arena in Stratford as fans brawl following boxing match 

10 Jul

West Ham supporters were said to be caught up in violent clashes at the Copper Box Arena after a boxing match result turned nasty.


‘The kind of person everyone liked’: Friends pay tribute to murdered Islington boxer Mahad Ali 

4 Jul

‘The kind of person everyone liked’: Friends pay tribute to murdered Islington boxer Mahad Ali 47 minutes ago James Morris --> Devastated friends have paid tribute to “lovely” Mahad Ali, an aspiring Islington boxer who was stabbed to death on...


Amir Khan reveals fears after Finsbury Park terror attack 

19 Jun

The Muslim boxer has previously spoken out about his worries there would be 'revenge' attacks by extremists following the terror atrocities in Manchester and London.


John Gray Fathers Day 

18 Jun

Lovely picture of my Dad, John Gray (left), my big Sister Helen, My little Sister Lucy, Me (John Gray) and our Grandfather, John Gray.


This week 60 years ago: World champion boxer from Highbury claims he was too drunk to punch receptionist 

31 May

This week 60 years ago: World champion boxer from Highbury claims he was too drunk to punch receptionist 34 minutes ago James Morris --> A former world flyweight boxing champion denied he assaulted a hotel receptionist, saying: “I was so drunk, I ...


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