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Romford captain Jack Barry challenges a Ware rival at Ship Lane (pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO)

Important result for Romford

Barry hails Boro success against Ware

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Romford manager Paul Martin. Pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO

Nine-point target for Romford boss Martin

Ryman One North preview: Romford v Ware

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

No rest for Hornchurch boss

McFarlane to take midweek trip

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Romford manager Paul Martin. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Martin frustrated by Romford’s individual mistakes in Heybridge Swifts loss

Romford boss Paul Martin was annoyed with the individual mistakes his players made at the weekend which he feels gifted Heybridge Swifts all three points at Ship Lane.

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Barkingside manager Matt Frew. Pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO

Barkingside boss Frew eyeing final night win at Oakside

Ryman One North preview: Barkingside v Waltham Forest

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Steve Carvell of Barkingside. Pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO

Barkingside boss Frew – Homework on Waltham Abbey paid off

Barkingside edged a step closer to survival in the Ryman One North at the weekend as they defeated Waltham Abbey 2-0 to earn another vital three points.

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Nick Reynolds scored in the 3-1 home defeat to Heybridge Swifts. Pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO

Newson at the double to help deny Romford

Ryman One North: Romford 1 Heybridge Swifts 3

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SPT WK15-14 Nick Reynolds web ball

Away-day success for London APSA at FC Romania

Goals from Jorge Sambu, Chris Rothon and Fahad Nyanja helped London APSA to come from behind to seal a win at FC Romania.

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Romford's Jack Barry scored in the 6-2 home loss to Cheshunt (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Romford hit for six by Cheshunt

Ryman One North: Romford 2 Cheshunt 6

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Daniel Charge scored in Redbridge's 3-2 home loss to Sudbury last night. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Redbridge fall just short against Sudbury

Ryman One North: Redbridge 2 AFC Sudbury 3

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George Purcell was again on target for Hornchurch in their 1-1 draw with Hampton & Richmond. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Purcell rescues point for Hornchurch at Hampton

Ryman Premier: Hampton & Richmond Borough 1 AFC Hornchurch 1

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Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

McFarlane looks for Hornchurch to build from the back

Ryman Premier preview: Hampton & Richmond Borough v AFC Hornchurch

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Romford manager Paul Martin. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Romford boss expects Cheshunt to be hard nut to crack

Romford boss Paul Martin is expecting a tough game when his side takes on Cheshunt tonight.

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Redbridge joint managers Ricky Eaton and Dave Ross. Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Redbridge happy to help tenants Barkingisde’s cause

Redbridge can do their tenants Barkingside a massive favour on Saturday by beating Side’s relegation-rivals Wroxham on Saturday.

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Goalscorer Ryan Imbert of Romford and Dan Callaway of Barkingside do battle last night. Pic: George Phillipou/TGSPHOTO

Side boss Frew sets relegation points target

Barkingside boss Matt Frew thinks two wins from their final five Ryman One North games will be enough to stave off the threat of relegation.

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Kayleigh Harrington, Garry Way, Romford. Picture: Amanda Jenner

Romford pictures: Collier Row woman paints baby bumps making expecting mothers feel good

After two redundancies, Amanda Jenner picked up a brush and started a new career which has helped various women feel good about their appearance along the way.

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Club News See all

Adults with learning disabilities enjoy a dance session at the Tree Top centre

Club News: Tree Tops day project

Project manager Tracey Lurton talks about her work with people who have learning disabilities.

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Win 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers

You could get your hands on 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers.

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The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Coldplay announce summer Royal Albert Hall date

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

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