Burdett FC Community Festival Celebrates the Beautiful Game

By Emdad Rahman Local youngsters played football and participated in the annual Burdett FC community festival 2016 held within the Burdett neighbourhood complex. The event was organised and delivered by members of Burdett Football Club, to engage community understanding, unity and help foster cohesion. The whole event was co-ordinated by Tahmid Rahman, a year 10… Continue reading Burdett FC Community Festival Celebrates the Beautiful Game

Poplar Legends Crowned Masters Champions

By Emdad Rahman With Shadwell and CAG being notable absences in the penultimate week of games the Sonali Othith Masters Cup 2016 champions fizzled out with Poplar Legends lifting the trophy. Poplar were given a guard of honour during the trophy and medals presentation from everyone present at Mulberry Leisure Centre. Captain Dilawar Miah said:… Continue reading Poplar Legends Crowned Masters Champions

Seven Mills Become 5 Times Fathers Football Champs

By Emdad Rahman Ten teams participated in the Tower Hamlets Fathers Football tournament organised by Ambassadors Football. The 8 a side football showpiece which took place at Stepney Astroturf is now firmly established in the local football calendar. Participating schools included Seven Mills, Smithy, Redlands, John Scurr, Marion Richardson, Globe, George Greens, Biglands and two… Continue reading Seven Mills Become 5 Times Fathers Football Champs

Newark Youth London are UK Bangladeshi Champions

By Emdad Rahman Newark Youth London have been crowned UK Bangladeshi champions after the team from London’s east end defeated Leeds One Formation 1-0 to lift the prestigious trophy at Valley Parade, the home of Bradford City. The UK Bangladeshi Championships are set in a Champions League format whereby the winners of their local respective… Continue reading Newark Youth London are UK Bangladeshi Champions

Poplar Legends Now Two Wins Away From Title

By Emdad Rahman Champions elect Poplar Legends eased into the penultimate week of games at Mulberry Leisure Centre in the Sonali Othith Masters Tournament and are now firm favourites to lift the veterans championship. Rekhon Ali scored a stunning hat trick with a fourth from Dilawar Miah in the first game against Ocean. In the… Continue reading Poplar Legends Now Two Wins Away From Title

Sonali Othith Masters Reaches Halfway Point

By Emdad Rahman An exquisite back heel from Soleman Hussain in the third week’s first game gave Dawatul Islam the lead, but his team conceded two in the last two minutes to lose 3-1 to favourites Poplar, who followed up with another dramatic late win against CAG to round off an unbeaten night. Poplar reserved… Continue reading Sonali Othith Masters Reaches Halfway Point

Niall Quinn: “We want the opportunity to nurture players and help them avoid potential pitfalls”

Former Sunderland player speaks at launch of Fleet Street Sport and Media Group By Emdad Rahman The Earl of Shrewsbury DL and The Lord Ouseley hosted a lunch reception in the Cholmondeley Rom and Terrace, House of Lords to celebrate the launch of the Fleet Street Sport and Media Group, an iconic group for an… Continue reading Niall Quinn: “We want the opportunity to nurture players and help them avoid potential pitfalls”