Crawley Town v Leyton Orient fan's view

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Moses Odubajo has been a key player for Orient this season: Simon O'Connor

9:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

'This team never gives up' - a slogan used by the Orient media team throughout this season. An inspiring message and a largely accurate one too.

Leyton Orient boss Slade admits side need to improve to win play-offs

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade's side won at Gillingham earlier this season: Simon O'Connor

8:55pm Friday 18th April 2014

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade admits his side will need to improve if they are to win the League 1 play-offs after the O's lost 2-1 at Crawley Town.

Leyton Orient suffer more misery against Crawley Town

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chris Dagnall netted his first goal at home against Stevenage: Rob Newell

4:44pm Friday 18th April 2014

Leyton Orient's automatic promotion hopes were finally killed off after suffering a 2-1 defeat at Crawley Town this afternoon.

Hammers forward Dylan Tombides loses cancer battle

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dylan Tombides. Picture: Action Images

2:11pm Friday 18th April 2014

Young West Ham United striker Dylan Tombides has died after a three-year battle with the cancer.

West Ham United v Crystal Palace preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce. Picture: Action Images

10:50am Friday 18th April 2014

Sam Allardyce’s West Ham United face the difficult prospect of Crystal Palace tomorrow who, following an impressive 3-2 away win at Everton on Wednesday night, sit third in the Premier League form guide.

Hammers midfielder Joe Cole responds to Arsenal boos

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Joe Cole went close against Aston Villa. Picture: Action Images

5:14pm Thursday 17th April 2014

West Ham United winger Joe Cole had an answer for some Arsenal boo-boys before their 3-1 defeat at the Emirates.

Jimmy Bloomfield voted Orient's best manager

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Martin Ling was voted as the joint second best Orient manager: Action Images

2:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Jimmy Bloomfield has been voted as Leyton Orient's best ever manager in a Football League survey.

Orient winger Dean Cox believes Brentford could be hit by nerves during promotion run-in

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox kisses a ball boy after scoring in their win over Gillingham: Simon O'Connor

12:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Dean Cox insists Leyton Orient have not given up on automatic promotion and believes nerves could still get the better of second-placed Brentford over the last fortnight of the season.

Crawley v Leyton Orient preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade has played down the significance of the O's top of the table clash this weekend: Simon O'Connor

9:40am Thursday 17th April 2014

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade is expecting another tight match when they travel to Crawley tomorrow in the first of two games in four days for the O’s.

Leyton Orient striker David Mooney reaches goal milestone and targets 20 league goals

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Mooney celebrates scoring 20 goals this season: Simon O'Connor

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

David Mooney has broken one 16-year record and now has four games left to grab the brace needed to become the first Orient player to score 20 league goals in a season for 36 years.

O'Sullivan draws lowest seed in World Championship first round

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ronnie O'Sullivan will take on lowest seed Robin Hull in the first round of the World Snooker Championship. Picture: Action Images

2:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has been drawn to face lowest seed Robin Hull in the first round of the World Championship.

West Ham to move for Lescott again

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: West Ham are interested in Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott this summer. Picture: Action Images

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

West Ham United are keen on agreeing a deal to sign Manchester City defender Joel Lescott at the end of his contract, according to the Daily Mirror.

Hammers chasing Marseille midfielder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Romao in action for Marseille against St Etienne earlier this season. Picture: Action Images

1:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

West Ham are interested in Marseille midfielder Alaixys Romao, according to the Daily Mail.

FOOTBALL: Waltham Forest confirm relegation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

10:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Waltham Forest's long-awaited relegation from the Ryman North was confirmed on Monday with defeat at Barkingside.

FAN'S VIEW: Expect Hammers to revert to type against Crystal Palace

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Billy Blagg expects a war of attrition when Tony Pulis (left) and Sam Allardyce (right) go head-to-head on Saturday. Picture: Action Images

9:02am Wednesday 16th April 2014

It would be something of a misnomer to suggest that West Ham have suddenly become an attacking powerhouse – they still lack a quality finisher and someone who can take advantage of Andy Carroll’s aerial supremacy for that to happen – but there have been signs in the last two league matches that Sam Allardyce has been trying to play a more expansive game.

Hammers suffer Arsenal defeat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Matt Jarvis. Picture: Action Images

9:58pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Olivier Giroud's sublime finish and a double from Lukas Podolski gave FA Cup finalists Arsenal a 3-1 win over West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium to move back up into the top four of the Barclays Premier League.

ATHLETICS: Penfold endures frustrating weekend

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Megan Penfold is Under-13 number one in the national Power of 10 rankings for long jump, high jump and 60m hurdles.

8:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Megan Penfold struggled to meet her own high standards in Saturday's Lee Valley Open.

RUGBY: Chingford end the season in style

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: SEASIDE WIN: Penybanc contined their good start to the season but were still left to rue missed chances.

7:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Chingford ended their season with a resounding 24-5 win at injury-hit Brentwood to finish eighth.

O'Sullivan aiming for third consecutive World Championship title

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ronnie O'Sullivan is odds-on to win a his sixth World Championship title. Picture: Action Images

6:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Chigwell resident Ronnie O'Sullivan will be chasing a third consecutive Snooker World Championship when the tournament begins on Saturday, O'Sullivan won the 2013 Championship despite taking a year's sabbatical in the run-up to the tournament, becoming just the third player to win back to back titles by breezing past Barry Hawkins.

RUGBY: Eton Manor narrowly miss out on automatic promotion

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tryson Goodchild scores for Eton Manor in their win over Luton.

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Despite beating Luton 27-19 on Saturday, Eton Manor will travel to Chichester in the play-offs after a dramatic final day of the regular season.

FOOTBALL: Ryan FC Under-21s win trophy after penalties

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Ryan FC's Under-21s won the Denny King Cup Final against Hutton on penalties last Tuesday.

West Ham chasing Bundesliga hot-shot

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Josip Drmic (right), battles with Bayern's Mario Gotze (left)

2:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce was spotted in Germany this weekend taking a closer look at Nuremberg striker Josip Drmic.

ATHLETICS: East London Runners impress in London Marathon

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Patrick and Euan Brown. Pictures: Roding Valley

12:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

The East London Runners club had 32 runners participating in this year’s London Marathon, four of whom managed to come inside the top 1,000.

Epping Netball Club win first promotion in 20 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The promotion-winning Epping Netball Club first team

11:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Epping Netball Club have won promotion to the Harlow Netball League First Division for the first time in 20 years after switching their focus to youth.

FOOTBALL: Southminster keep up the pace

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

10:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Premier Division

Diame: I think Liverpool want me

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Mohamed Diame. Picture: Action Images

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

West Ham enforcer Mohamed Diame believes Liverpool are keen to sign him this summer.

Leyton Orient to host Men United Cup

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Brisbane Road will host the Men United Cup next month: Simon O'Connor

4:33pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

The Men United Cup will take place at the Matchroom Stadium this summer.

Orient fans deemed the most long suffering in London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox made his 200th appearance for Orient in last night's draw: Simon O'Connor

2:43pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

There has been so much for Orient fans to cherish this season but their supporters have been the most long suffering in London football history according to a new study.

Arsenal v West Ham United - preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce. Picture: Action Images

11:36am Monday 14th April 2014

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce believes Arsenal’s increasing injury list may play a telling role in the business end of the season, starting with the Hammers' trip to the Emirates on Tuesday night.

West Ham midfielder Matthew Taylor praises Hammers boss

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce. Picture: Action Images

2:22pm Monday 14th April 2014

West Ham United midfielder Matty Taylor has heaped praise on manager Sam Allardyce for rescuing the Hammers from a seemingly perilous position at the turn of the year.

Sell out crowd for Leyton Orient clash with Wolves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Leyton Orient have sold out their clash with promoted Wolves: Simon O'Connor

12:58pm Monday 14th April 2014

Leyton Orient's home clash with promoted Wolves on Easter Monday is sold out.

Leyton Orient v Gillingham fan's view

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The O's returned to form by thrashing Gillingham on Saturday: Simon O'Connor

11:25am Monday 14th April 2014

Typical Leyton Orient! As soon as probably many – including myself – had written off our automatic promotion hopes, then they go and turn out a ‘worldy’ performance like that, to keep Brentford in our sights.

West Ham keen on Siqueira deal?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hammers linked with Swedish defender

4:18pm Sunday 13th April 2014

West Ham will look to sign Granada left-back Guilherme Siqueira this summer, according to the Sunday People.

Leyton Orient boss hails five-star performance after thrashing Gillingham

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade has warned his side about the threat of Notts County: Simon O'Connor

6:23pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade described his side's 5-1 thrashing as a "really dominant performance" as they climbed up to third in League 1.

Leyton Orient thrash Gillingham

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: David Mooney celebrates his comeback goal: Simon O'Connor

4:54pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Leyton Orient ended their five-match winless run in style after thrashing Gillingham 5-1 at Brisbane Road this afternoon. 

Vincelot returns for Orient against Gills

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Romain Vincelot almost scored his first goal for the club at Sheffield United: Simon O'Connor

2:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Leyton Orient make two changes to their side for the home clash with Gillingham this afternoon.

Leyton Orient v Gillingham preview

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade's side have not won for five games: Simon O'Connor

9:30am Friday 11th April 2014

Leyton Orient will attempt to end their five-match winless run when they entertain Gillingham in League 1 this weekend.

West Ham interested in Sunderland winger?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: IN DEMAND: South Korean Ki Sung-Yeung, pictured left, with Emanuele Giaccherini, is on loan to the Black Cats from Swansea but Sunderland are keen to sign him on a permanent basis

4:53pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Sunderland midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini is a summer target for West Ham, according to respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

Armero keen on permanent West Ham switch

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Pablo Armero in action for Colombia against Ecuador. Picture: Action Images

3:04pm Thursday 10th April 2014

West Ham defender Pablo Armero would like to stay at West Ham United once his loan runs out at the end of the season.

Teenage midfielder Jake Burgess wins Orient contract

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Jake Burgess will sign a one-year contract with the O's

2:16pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Salisbury City midfielder Jake Burgess will receive a Leyton Orient contract after being selected from the Samsung Win A Pro competition. 

Everton midfielder Lundstram sets sights on Wembley place with Leyton Orient

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: John Lundstram has joined Orient on loan from Everton: Simon O'Connor

9:52am Thursday 10th April 2014

Everton loanee John Lundstram says that the chance to be involved in the end-of-season promotion shake-up was the deciding factor in joining Leyton Orient on a 28-day loan deal.

Enfield school finish as runners-up in London Youth Games football tournament

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Runners-up St James' School with England's Rachel Yankey

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

An Enfield school took silver in the girls' football competition at the London Youth Games last Wednesday.

HOCKEY: Waltham Forest host inaugural Flyerz Club Day

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest hosted the inaugural Flyerz Club Day last month. Picture: Travis Hodges

4:39pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Waltham Forest Hockey Club hosted the first Flyerz Club Day last month, bringing together disabled hockey players from across the country.

ATHLETICS: Penfold records personal best in hurdles

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Megan Penfold is Under-13 number one in the national Power of 10 rankings for long jump, high jump and 60m hurdles.

4:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Megan Penfold enjoyed another good weekend, winning two events at the Woodford Green Open on Saturday.

Hammers linked with Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce. Picture: Action Images

10:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

West Ham United have been linked with a move for Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley.

RUGBY: Woodford U15s lose out by one point in 26-27 thriller

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hendon seal home success

5:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

With the rain holding off after a pre-match shower, conditions were perfect as Woodford welcomed Division 1 Upper Clapton for what turned out to be an enthralling and sportingly played game. With a significant number of first team forwards unavailable, the strength in depth and the spirit of the Woodford squad was going to tested in what turned out to be a very close run contest.

ICE HOCKEY: Raiders excluded from play-offs following incident

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: ice hockey

3:05pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

London Raiders' season ended in farce as they were excluded from the Division One South play-offs and netminder Frankie Sabine was released following an incident during the first leg.

HOCKEY: Crostyx miss out in Essex Hockey Championships

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Crostyx's Under-10 girls finish fifth out of eight Essex representatives on Sunday

2:30pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Crostyx took two youth teams to the National Clubs' In2 Essex Hockey Championships on Sunday, with the Under-12 boys' side finishing third and the Under-10 girls' side fifth in their respective competitions.

Essex racer aiming to get back on track

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lochlan Bearman

12:32pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A young Essex racer is looking to build upon a good fifth placed finish to get his championship back on track this weekend.

ATHLETICS: Success for Harriers at home and abroad

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers are the British Athletics League Premiership champions.

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers athletes had a good final weekend before the league season re-commences.







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