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Essex recruiting FA ‘Club Mentors’

New programme provides support for grassroots clubs

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Dagenham & Redbridge's Abu Ogogo. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss Burnett – Skipper Ogogo is ‘knackered’

Apart from one game, Daggers captain Abu Ogogo had been an ever-present in Wayne Burnett’s side until his absence from the team in the 1-0 loss to Chesterfield on Easter Monday.

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London APSA manager Zakir Hussain

Second half turnaround secures London APSA’s semi-final spot

Gordon Brasted Memorial Trophy quarter-final: Eton Manor 1 London APSA 2

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Andy Carroll (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

‘He’s a really good player’ – West Brom man wary of West Ham striker

Jonas Olsson is hoping to keep Andy Carroll quiet and help West Brom take a huge step to Premier League safety by beating West Ham in Saturday’s showdown at the Hawthorns.

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Arsenal's Yaya Sanogo (centre) in action against Wigan. Picture: PA

Arsenal star reveals he turned down ‘a few other clubs’ for the Gunners

Yaya Sanogo says he had his heart set on joining Arsenal from the moment he met manager Arsene Wenger last year.

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Nacho Monreal, Arsenal. Picture: Sean Dempsey/PA

Arsenal defender picks his top three Gunners youth prospects

Nacho Monreal has described young Spanish trio Julio Pleguezuelo, Jon Toral and Hector Bellerin as “the best of their age group” at Arsenal.

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Hugo Lloris

Spurs keeper: My man of the match award is a symptom of our ‘difficult season’

For most players, earning the man of the match award is cause for celebration – but not for Hugo Lloris.

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil. Picture: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

‘He will sort that problem out’ – Arsenal man expects Mesut Ozil improvement

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says there’s much more to come from Mesut Ozil next season.

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Tottenham's Zeki Fryers. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

‘He gives me advice and helps me during the game’ – Spurs star hails team-mate

Tottenham’s Zeki Fryers has hailed defensive partner Younes Kaboul after he started alongside the experienced Frenchman in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Fulham.

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Sandro. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Spurs midfielder speaks out on Sherwood row and responds to Arsenal talk

Tottenham midfielder Sandro has cooled his feud with Tim Sherwood after the head coach left him out of his matchday squad for last weekend’s clash against Fulham.

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Tottenham's Etienne Capoue in action. Picture: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Spurs handed injury boost ahead of Stoke, West Ham and Aston Villa tests

Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue has returned to training after two months on the sidelines.

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Arsenal's Olivier Giroud. Picture: PA Wire

‘I want to be here next season’ – Arsenal star speaks out on his future

Olivier Giroud has dismissed speculation linking him with a move away from Arsenal this summer – and says he is ready to sign a new contract.

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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Claret & Hugh: Allardyce must embrace the West Ham way... or he’ll never win us over

Our scribe from the wonderful West Ham blog, Claret & Hugh, believes manager Sam Allardyce needs to make some drastic changes to the Hammers’ playing style...

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Abou Diaby, Arsenal. Picture: EMPICS Sport

Arsenal’s forgotten man could make surprise Chelsea return

Injury-plagued Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby is “fit and ready” to play again and could feature for the Under-21s against Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night, according to manager Arsene Wenger.

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Jake Nicholson (left) pictured during his time with Tottenham. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

AFC Wimbledon facing points deduction over former Spurs youngster

AFC Wimbledon could be deducted points by the Football League after fielding an ineligible player in their 4-3 win against Cheltenham Town last month.

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Leyton Orient's Dean Cox celebrates scoring against Wolves yesterday. Pic: Simon O'Connor

Orient midfielder Cox blasts referee Swarbrick after Wolves defeat

Leyton Orient midfielder Dean Cox slammed referee Neil Swarbrick after he missed a blatant handball in Monday’s 3-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Dagenham & Redbridge boss Wayne Burnett. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers boss Burnett disappointed with Chesterfield blank

Chances were few and far between but Daggers boss Wayne Burnett felt his side should have picked up a point yesterday against promotion hopefuls Chesterfield.

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Members of the RM1 WI group with the pamper bags they made up for the Havering Women's Aid Refuge. [Picture: Nicola Harris]

Club News: RM1 WI

Secretary Nicola Harris talks about how her club is shaking up the image of the WI.

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Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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