PUBLISHED: 14:00 16 September 2019 Jacob Ranson Clapton CFC women celebrate a goal against Regents Park Rangers (Pic: Max Reeves) Archant Clapton Community FC's women fought back to grab a point in a 1-1 draw against Regents Park Rangers on Sunday. Clapton CFC women in action against Regents Park Rangers (Pic: Max Reeves)In the hot September sun, the hosts took an early lead when a forward finished off a lofted ball into the box. You may also want to watch: Attacker Naomi Scriven, who had grabbed two goals in last week's league opener against Luton Town Development, was causing the Regent's Park defenders problems with her pace and power. This pressure paid off when a pinpoint Ciara Monahan corner was headed home by Zhane Amoaten for the equaliser. The Tons just about edged a scrappy second half in terms of attacking play. But the opposition, who have just dropped down to the Greater London Women's Football League Division One from the Premier, were … [Read more...] about Clapton women bag draw at Regents Park Rangers
PUBLISHED: 11:48 16 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:50 16 September 2019 Georgia Barrow Police closed Norton Way South after a woman in her 20s was involved in a collision with a car. Archant A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Letchworth yesterday afternoon. You may also want to watch: Police were called at 1.14pm to reports of a crash involving a black Ford KA and a pedestrian.The pedestrian was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage. Her injuries are not thought to be serious.Road closures were put in place while the incident was dealt with, and were lifted at around 3pm. … [Read more...] about Pedestrian taken to hospital after Letchworth crash
PUBLISHED: 11:30 16 September 2019 Dan Bennett Nahki Wells scores QPR's third againsg Luton Town. Picture: Ben Gaby/TGS Photo ©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468 Nahki Wells is happy that he decided to make sacrifices in order to return to QPR and is eager to improve on a "mediocre" last season. The forward scored his third and fourth goals of the season against Luton Town on Saturday, helping his side race into a three-goal lead.Speaking after the game, the 29-year-old revealed he jumped at the chance to return on loan for the season when the opportunity became available and wants to repay the faith shown in him."I was really delighted that it became an opportunity," he said."I had to take a little bit of sacrifice for different things to come but I'm happy to be back. Sometimes you have to take sacrifice to be where you belong. "There was no hesitation, the only problem was I never saw it in the horizon until the last second."I love it here, I … [Read more...] about Nahki Wells happy he ‘made sacrifices’ to return to QPR
PUBLISHED: 11:02 16 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:02 16 September 2019 Art De Roche Arsenal's Tyreece John-Jules PA Archive/PA Images Arsenal youngster Tyreece John-Jules says he is relishing the chance to test himself against older players in Premier League 2. The 18-year-old excelled again for the under-23s at the weekend, scoring a brace in a 2-1 win over Leicester at Emirates Staidum.Now up to three goals this season, John-Jules has already halved his Premier League 2 tally from last season, although he did score 16 in all competitions."I feel playing against older men in this league has definitely been good for my development," John-Jules said."Hopefully I improve even more at this level which might create a path to the first team."It felt good to grab another couple of goals. I'm always trying to help the team but on a personal note, that was great for me."John-Jules' willingness to help his side has been clear this season as he has not always taken up his natural role as … [Read more...] about Arsenal’s John-Jules relishing Premier League 2 challenge
PUBLISHED: 11:00 16 September 2019 Jacob Ranson Tower Hamlets management during Woodford Town vs Tower Hamlets, Essex Senior League Football at The Harlow Arena on 6th August 2019 ©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468 Essex Senior League: Woodford Town 5 Southend Manor 0 Woodford's Town losing streak came to a spectacular end as they hit five without reply against Southend Manor last Friday.Dee Safer's Side had endured a nightmare run of 6 successive defeats but were quick out of the traps here to ensure an emphatic result. You may also want to watch: Spurred on by their vociferous supporters the Woods were on top for large parts of an entertaining encounter building up a three goal cushion at the break courtesy of Temi Babalola , Josh Steele and Normand Kebi slotting in at the near post after a fine team move.The visitors showed more resistance after the break but Woodford moved through the gears to cement their mid-table spot with 16-year-old … [Read more...] about Five star Woods are lords of the Manor.