Leyton Orient boosted after extending loan of Everton midfielder Lundstram

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

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Leyton Orient have received a boost after Everton midfielder John Lundstram extended his loan at the club until the end of the play-offs.

Hammers keeper Howes gets England call

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

11:14am Thursday 24th April 2014

West Ham United keeper Sam Howes has been called into the England Under-17 squad for their European Championship campaign.

Wolves boss insists Orient's Russell Slade is the manager of the season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Picture: Action Images

10:50am Thursday 24th April 2014

Wolves’ championship-winning boss Kenny Jackett believes Russell Slade has been the best manager in League 1 by “an absolute mile” this season.

Orient boss claims play-off rivals will want to face the O's

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Russell Slade insists the O's are the underdogs heading into the play-offs: Simon O'Connor

9:40am Thursday 24th April 2014

Russell Slade claims the three other contenders will want to face Orient in the play-offs but insists his side are ready for any fight as they aim to defy the odds and win promotion.

Orient midfielder Vincelot claims Wolves defeat was perfect play-off preparation

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Romain Vincelot has previous experience in the play-offs: Simon O'Connor

5:10pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Romain Vincelot believes their defeat to Wolves is the “perfect” preparation for next month’s play-offs.

Orient captain Nathan Clarke targets ever present league record

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nathan Clarke has played every single league game this season: Simon O'Connor

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Orient captain Nathan Clarke has set his sights on playing every single league game this season for the promotion contenders.

Five reasons for optimism for Leyton Orient fans

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox loves the big stage in front of the TV cameras: Simon O'Connor

11:52am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

It’s not often that you’ll witness Orient fans applauding their side off the pitch when they’ve just lost 3-1 at home.

Hammers linked with Osasuna midfielder Raoul Loe

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

3:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

West Ham United have been linked with Osasuna midfielder Raoul Loe.

Leyton Orient v Wolves fan's view

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Moses Odubajo attacks during the O's unlucky defeat to Wolves: Simon O'Connor

11:47am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The term ‘losing well’ seems to be often used by the footballing fraternity. The fact is we did lose, but still gave the now League 1 champions a close-run encounter – so that term is justified on this occasion.

FOOTBALL: Chigwell beaten in Independent Schools Cup Final

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Local youth football

6:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Chigwell School's Under-13 football team were beaten 3-0 by Whitgift School in the INVESTEC Independent Schools FA National Cup Final last Thursday.

ATHLETICS: Woods becomes first East London Runner to complete all six major marathons

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tom Woods crossed the finish line in a time of 5.35.52. Picture: Action Images

6:13pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Tom Woods became the first member of the East London Runners to complete all six major marathons when he completed the Boston Marathon on Monday.

CRICKET: Ilford Catholic lose in friendlies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Josh Dharmanandan took 5-7 for Ilford Catholic against Hamilton. Picture: Action Images

2:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Ilford Catholic began their preparations for the new campaign with two friendly defeats at the weekend.

FOOTBALL: Redbridge narrowly beaten by title hopefuls

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Waltham Forest drew 0-0 with Tilbury on Saturday. Picture: Ken Mears

1:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Redbridge ended their 2013/14 home campaign with a narrow 1-0 defeat against high flying VCD Athletic on Monday.

FOOTBALL: Southminster move seven points clear of Frenford in Olympian Premier

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Local youth football

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Premier Division

FAN'S VIEW: Time running out for Allardyce at West Ham

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce and Tony Pulis share a joke before Palace's 1-0 win over West Ham on Saturday. Picture: Action Images

11:27am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

On Saturday West Ham United managed to serve up yet another pathetic home performance which leaves me wondering if Sam Allardyce’s tenure should now be brought to an end.

Orient boss Slade believes the O's were excellent in defeat to Wolves

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

5:19pm Monday 21st April 2014

Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade believes their second-half performance was as well as they have played this season despite losing 3-1 to League 1 champions Wolves.

Wolves on brink of title after Orient victory

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dean Cox says this is the most enjoyable season of his career: Simon O'Connor

1:59pm Monday 21st April 2014

Wolves virtually clinched the League 1 title after edging to a 3-1 win at Leyton Orient this afternoon at a sold out Brisbane Road.

Orient make two changes for visit of leaders Wolves

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Gary Sawyer celebrates his goal against MK Dons: Simon O'Connor

11:43am Monday 21st April 2014

Leyton Orient make two changes for the televised clash at home to League 1 leaders Wolves.

Leyton Orient v Wolves preview

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

11:50am Sunday 20th April 2014

Leyton Orient can help delay Wolves' hopes of clinching the League 1 title tomorrow when they host them in the sold out clash.

O'Sullivan eases into round two of World Snooker Championship

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A comfortable 10-4 win over Robin Hull sealed Ronnie O'Sullivan's progression into the second round of the World Championship. Picture: Action Images

1:40pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Ronnie O’Sullivan insists he does not feel a burden of expectation as he hunts for a third successive World Snooker Championship title – opening his 2014 bid with a routine win.

Hammers suffer Crystal Palace defeat

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sam Allardyce

12:02am Sunday 20th April 2014

Mile Jedinak's second-half penalty secured Crystal Palace a gutsy 1-0 victory at West Ham United and guaranteed the Eagles' survival in the Barclays Premier League for another season.

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.







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