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Messi back in Barcelona training

Global superstar Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Wednesday following three weeks out with a groin injury. France international defender Samuel Umtiti also returned to training according to a statement on the Catalan giants’ website. “Both Leo Messi and Samuel Umtiti, despite neither yet being declared fit for selection as they battle to recover from injury, were able ...

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Emdad reaches 2000 Dementia Friends

Local resident and Dementia Friends Champion Emdad Rahman has reached a landmark figure of 2000 Dementia Friends who he has  provided information sessions to in order to raise awareness of the effects of Dementia. Whilst training to be a volunteer at Lords Cricket Ground Emdad became a Dementia Friend in the summer of 2015 after taking part in the same awareness ...

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Seven Mills win George Greens Community Festival Cup

By Emdad Rahman George Greens School hosted an entertaining 7 a side Fathers Football tournament as Seven Mills stormed to another title win. Other teams involved included Marion Richardson, Cubitt Town, Cubitt Town 2, George Greens and John Scurr. The teams were placed in a group with the top four meeting in the semis. Seven Mills lost the first game ...

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Eid Mubarak from Beanibazar Sporting Club UK

By Emdad Rahman With the beginning of the Hajj in Makkah, Saidi Arabia, Beanibazar Sporting Club UK would like to  wish all readers Eid Mubarak. Chairman of BSCUK Mesba Ahmed said, ‘We wish a blessed and fruitful Hajj pilgrimage for those who have been fortunate to travel to the holy lands and wish everyone Eid Mubarak.’ Vice chairman Mahbub Ahmed added, ...

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Eid Mubarak from Scintilla Cricket Club

By Emdad Rahman As the global Muslim community celebrates the festival of Eid, Essex County Cricket League Premier League outfit and National Cricket League Division 2 champions Scintilla Cricket Club send their greetings to everyone who is celebrating. Scintilla Cricket Club are committed to global harmony, unity, peace and are advocates for mutual respect between all faiths and nationalities. Club ...

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Sonali Othith announce Nowka Bais

    By Emdad Rahman   To celebrate the success of the Greater Sylhet Cup Sonali Othith (Golden Past) is pleased to announce a veterans Nowka Bais.   The contest will see Upazilas from the Bangladeshi region of Sylhet represented and teams will participate in an invite only basis.   In rural Bangladesh Nowka Bais events are traditional dragon boat ...

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Sporting leave it late for dramatic FA Vase victory

By Emdad Rahman   Sporting Bengal came back from a goal down to win 2-1  against Stowmarket FC in both teams FA Vase Cup tie clash at Mile End Stadium. Imrul Ghazi’s men were unlucky to go a goal down and a Braudlaugh penalty sent Stowmarket in a goal up at half time. Sporting were valiant in the second half but ...

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Osmaninagar are victors in the Greater Sylhet Cup

By Emdad Rahman The Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet Cup 2016 was once again hailed an unparalleled success as Osmaninagar emerged triumphant for the second year in a row. Due to border segregation in the region of Sylhet,holders Balagonj and Osmaninagar entered the tournament with separate teams. The knockout stages of the tournament did not disappoint as Jagannathpur, hailed by many ...

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Stepney FC are honoured guests at launch of Fans For Diversity hub at Leyton Orient

By Emdad Rahman Stepney FC were the lucky visitors to the newly opened Fans For Diversity Hub as former Dagenham & Redbridge captain and legend Anwar Uddin, Diversity Campaigns Manager at the Football Supporters Federation hosted the youngsters and parents at Leyton Orients Football League 2 game against Mansfield Town. The group were entertained by Leyton Orient Football Club in ...

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Community out in force for Jagannathpur FC kit launch

By Emdad Rahman A packed Micro Business Centre in Brick Lane enjoyed a dinner function as Jagannathpur FC launched their new kit ahead of the Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup 2016. The event also saw the management committee and volunteers being introduced. Akik Miah, Club Secretary and 2016 sponsor, co-ordinated the event. He said, “This year we have had a ...

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