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Exuberant Leyton Orient fans flock to crisis meeting

Hundreds of Leyton Orient fans attended a lively crisis meeting on Monday evening, with under a week until the East London football club must fight for its life in the High Court.
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Leyton Orient lose yet again and drop to the bottom of League Two

Leyton Orient have dropped to bottom of the League Two table following a 0-5 drubbing away to Accrington Stanley. The Os now languish in 24th place and face the prospect of relegation to the National...
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8 great places in Hackney for fitness and sports

  Do you want to get off the sofa, shut down your Netflix and do some sports this weekend? We selected eight different activities going on in Hackney. There are sports for all tastes, from...

Struggling on and off the pitch, Orient lose yet again at Brisbane Road

Despite controlling most of the action, Leyton Orient suffered a 3-0 home defeat to Grimsby Town this Saturday. Floundering on and off the pitch, Orient now have ten games to overcome a six-point gap to...

Hackney Wick FC wins first-ever Fairtrade Cup

Grassroots football teams came together in support of Fairtrade Fortnight as Hackney Wick FC won the first ever Fairtrade Cup. As one of five teams to enter the Fairtrade tournament at Mabley Green on Saturday...

Haye vs Bellew: Ohara Davies stops Derry Mathews in third round boxing knock-out at...

Hackney-born Ohara Davies let his boxing do the talking as a third-round stoppage secured his victory over veteran Liverpudlian Derry Mathews on Saturday 4 March. The pair exchanged verbal blows in the lead up to the...

‘Terrible Football’ comes to the Hackney Downs

Hackney Downs has a new football club, and Lionel Messi need not apply. Open to all ability levels, the 'Terrible Football' team started training in the park on 16 October https://youtu.be/AhOowCnqlok The club hopes to attract budding...

Meet the London Sparrows, Hackney’s finest wheelchair basketball team

The wheelchair basketball game between London Sparrows and Brixton Ballers should have started by now, but a tardy referee has delayed the tip-off. The Sparrows’ moustachioed player-coach Amir is overseeing an extended warm-up while they...

Efe Obada and Jay Ajayi, the Hackney boys ready to smash the NFL

American football players Jay Ajayi and Efe Obada have been on quite a journey from Hackney to the multi-million dollar world of the National Football League (NFL). Meet Efe Obada and Jay Ajayi Born in Nigeria,...

Hackney Wick FC, a non-league club that inspire a community

To the outside world, Hackney Wick FC may look like any other non-league football club. But the team is at the heart of a quiet revolution in how amateur clubs are run and interact with...

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Gangs exploiting children for drug deals

Gang members are using children to do drug deals because they will receive a lower punishment if caught, according to a Hackney Council report.