The East London Football Podcast

PUBLISHED: 11:21 20 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:00 20 September 2019

West Ham United's Declan Rice and Aston Villa's Jack Grealish (right) battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham.

West Ham United's Declan Rice and Aston Villa's Jack Grealish (right) battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham.

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Matt Withers is joined by Jacob Ranson, Dan Bennett and on the phone by Dave Evans for another East London Football Podcast.

Our West Ham United correspondent shared his views on their 0-0 draw away to Aston Villa on Monday evening, the upcoming clashes with Manchester United, and Oxford United.

He also discussed who he would start at left-back this weekend following the dismissal of Arthur Masuasku in the Villa clash.

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Leyton Orient wise, Jacob Ranson spoke about the side's defensive mistakes and the way they keep conceding at crucial stages in the match, while also touching on how much they're missing experienced Jobi McAnuff out on the pitch.

Not forgetting the actual results against Exeter City and Crewe Alexandra and their upcoming trip to supposed local rivals Colchester United.

Dagenham & Redbridge sealed a comfortable 3-1 win over Hartlepool United to make it seven games unbeaten, we spoke about the settled team being a key factor of the good run, and how vital Angelo Balanta has been so far this campaign.

They make the long trip to Torquay United this weekend while we also spoke about Clapton CFC's expected move to their 'spiritual home' The Old Spotted Dog and a potential FA Cup run for Hornchurch.

Latest East London Sports News

Yesterday, 16:00

East London scored nine tries in a resounding 51-5 victory over bottom club Basildon at the Memorial Ground on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:00

Millwall continued their league season with a narrow 19-13 victory over Harwich and Dovercourt on the weekend.

Yesterday, 09:00

Leyton Orient defender Jamie Turley admitted everyone knows they must now fight for a place in the team after interim head coach Ross Embleton made a number of changes in the last two fixtures.

Hammers boss Pellegrini's job in danger after dismal defeat to the Gunners

Mon, 09:57

Leyton Orient interim head coach Ross Embleton dubbed their 1-1 draw with Oldham Athletic as 'one of the worst games of football' he's ever seen.

Mon, 08:06

London Lions kicked off their BBL Championship title defence in front of a packed Copper Box Arena on Sunday with a comprehensive victory over the Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Niamh Charles's goal gave Liverpool a valuable point after coming back from a goal down against West Ham United.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Sporting Bengal United and Clapton had to settle for a share of the spoils while Woodford Town suffered defeat to Hashtag United and Redbridge had their match called off.


It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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