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Messi boost for Barcelona ahead of Celtic game

Lionel Messi returned to training on Monday after recovering from a stomach bug that caused him to miss Barcelona’s goalless draw against Malaga on Saturday. The Argentina captain sat out Saturday’s La Liga game at the Nou Camp but trained with the squad ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League Group C game against Celtic in Glasgow. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique also ...

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Scintilla receive cup after National Cricket League triumph

  By Emdad Rahman Scintilla Cricket Club celebrated a hugely successful season as Ayaz Karim’s charges were awarded the National Cricket League Division 2 trophy. The National Cricket League held its fifth awards at a glittering ceremony at the Oasis Banqueting suite in Thames Road, Barking. Guests in attendance included London Assembly member Unmesh Desai, Councillor Mukesh Patel, Arfan Amran, ...

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Stepney FC claim the points against Hawk & Eagle

  By Emdad Rahman In blistering cold conditions Stepney FC were made to sweat for maximum points as their dogged opponents refused to lie down. Hawk & Eagle FC have been the whipping boys of the winter league campaign so far but a 14 goal loss a fortnight ago was subsequently followed up with a morale boosting cup win last ...

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Stepney’s most successful club unveils new sponsor and stunning new home kit

  By Emdad Rahman Stepney Football Club, holders of the most Premier League titles in the Inner London Football League unveiled a stunning new Adidas Climalite home strip at an official kit launch this Sunday. The club also revealed the kit’s sponsor as local baby and toddler retailer Tommy’s UK, At the event in Victoria Park, east London. Stepney have ...

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Sunamganj lift inaugural over 40’s Sylhet District Cup UK

By Emdad Rahman An array of community legends took to the field as Sunamganj and Sylhet over 40’s faced off for the title of the first ever Sylhet District champions UK. Both teams had enjoyed impressive unbeaten runs to the final as Nobiganj and Moulvibazar were sent home easily. And there were plenty of personalities on show in this glamour ...

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Sylhet District over legends get into gear

  By Muhammad Ismael The Sylhet District over 50’s legends select began preparations for the upcoming Sonali Othith (Golden Past) Sylhet District Cup by taking part in their first training session at Mabley Green, Hackney. The squad took part in a two hour training session which included stretching, a 90 minute game, tactical discussions and spot kick practise. Despite their ...

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Sylhet over 50’s win Sonali Othith District Cup

  By Ismael Rahman Sylhet District over 50’s made history as the golden generation became the first ever winners of the Sonali Othith Greater Sylhet District Cup UK. Emdad Rahman’s men faced a strong  Sunamganj team in a breathtakingly entertaining final showdown. I’m the early exchanges Sylhet took control and enjoyed early possession with Sheysta Miah and Helal Uddin proving influential ...

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Team Football Beyond Borders break World Record

  Emdad Rahman   Chestnut Grove Academy School in Balham became the unlikely venue for a new world record as sixteen inspirational friends came together to do just that.   In an attempt to raise £30,000 for Football Beyond Borders the two teams commenced playing 5 aside football at 8pm on Wednesday 26th October. The #FBBWorldRecord crew began an audacious attempt to ...

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TV One win inaugural Uk Bangla Media Cup

  By Emdad Rahman The historic first ever UK Bangla Media Cup – The first to be held outside of Bangladesh saw the best of British Bangladeshi media come together to lock horns in a unique tournament. The footballing spectacle was hosted by the West Ham United Academy and say 12 teams put their footballing wits and skills against each ...

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Alison Blake, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh welcomes the England and Bangladesh Cricket Team

  The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake welcomed the England and Bangladesh cricket teams to her Residence on Tuesday 25 October. Speaking at the event, the High Commissioner said: “This has been the most thrilling set of matches, with some fantastic playing – really full spectrum performances from both teams.   We are here not only to salute ...

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