Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal were lucky to scrape a narrow victory over West Ham as Eddie Nketiah came off the bench to score the winner on a poor day at the office for the hosts.

Clapton sealed a 4-2 win over Thurlow Nunn First Division South outfit Brimsdown in their clash to progress into the next round.

Haringey Borough sealed a 2-1 victory away to Corinthian Casuals on the opening day of the Isthmian Premier Division season.

Premier League: Arsenal 2 West Ham 1

Young West Ham United Women forward Jacynta Galabadaarachchi has joined Italian side Napoli on loan.

West Ham boss David Moyes has been impressed with Mikel Arteta’s start to management at Arsenal but is eager to provide a bump in the road when they face off this weekend.

Tributes have been paid to former Dagenham & Redbridge club photographer and press secretary David Simpson, who has passed away aged 53.

Barking manager Justin Gardner believes Marlow are a team to be wary of ahead of their season opening clash.

Dagenham & Redbridge have been chosen to be the first pilot event for the National League as they host Concord Rangers in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday evening.

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views on the club’s performance during the opening weekend.

Midfielder Declan Rice became the youngster West Ham United player to reach 100 Premier League appearances when he faced Newcastle United, at the age of just 21 years and 242 days.

Dagenham & Redbridge were crowned Borough champions with an emphatic 6-0 victory over Barking at Mayesbrook Park.

The Hammers comfortably secured their place in next week’s Carabao Cup third round after they showed the willing and workmanlike Addicks the way to goal at London Stadium with three clinical strikes.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Daryl McMahon admitted his side were below the standards set for them as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at Maidstone United.

Manager Matt Beard said his West Ham United side must put Saturday’s disappointing defeat at home to Arsenal immediately behind them and focus on the season to come.

Premier League: West Ham United 0 Newcastle United 2

Women’s Super League: West Ham 1 Arsenal 9

Barking have progressed into the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over Isthmian North outfit Heybridge Swifts.

There are so many reasons to be happy and excited ahead of Saturday’s home match against Arsenal.

Arsenal travel to West Ham United in their first away game of the new 2020-21 Women’s Super League season.

England International Rachel Daly says the “ambition and potential” made her want to make the move to West Ham Women.

Barking manager Justin Gardner thinks it’s slightly disrespectful that they have to start the season with an FA Cup clash.

EFL Trophy: Leyton Orient 3 Brighton & Hove Albion 2

West Ham United manager Matt Beard says Sunday’s opening Women’s Super League draw with London rivals Tottenham Hotspur was a fair result.

Dagenham & Redbridge will start the new National League away to Halifax Town before taking on Barnet in their first home fixture.

West Ham United fan and budding journalist Kwame Boakye gives his views of the latest comings and goings around the club.

Dagenham & Redbridge have announced that Will Wright has re-signed for the club after having orginally been released following the expiration of his contract.

Women’s Super League: Tottenham Hotspur 1 West Ham 1

Leyton Orient have been drawn at home to League One outfit Plymouth Argyle in the second round of the Carabao Cup as neighbours West Ham United draw out Charlton Athletic.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Daryl McMahon always knew Hornchurch would be a stern competitive fixture after sealing a 2-1 victory over the Isthmian Premier Division side.

Pre-season: Hornchurch 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 2

Pre-season: West Ham 3 Bournemouth 5

Former West Ham United, Chelsea and England international star Joe Cole has been training with Dagenham & Redbridge to help prepare for this weekend’s Soccer Aid match.

West Ham United are delighted to announce the signing of England international Rachel Daly on loan from Houston Dash.

May & Baker joint-manager Jordan Harris “can’t wait” for the new season to start now after an extended pre-season fixture list.

West Ham United Women’s home game with Arsenal on Saturday, September 12 at 5.20pm has been selected as one of the pilot events to test - on Government guidance - the return of spectators to elite sporting fixtures.

Chadwell Heath youngster Rhian Brewster’s penalty shoot-out miss proved costly as Arsenal went on to win the Community Shield against Liverpool with a 5-4 win on penalties.

Dagenham & Redbridge manager Daryl McMahon was very impressed by his side’s performance in their first pre-season encounter as they sealed a 3-1 victory over his former club Ebbsfleet United.

West Ham United Women have announced the loan signing of Australian international Emily van Egmond from Orlando Pride, subject to international clearance.

Ruby Grant is looking forward to picking the brains of some of West Ham United’s finest players after signing for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League side.

Dagenham & Redbridge have returned to full training as they begin preparations for the 2020/21 National League season.

Dagenham & Redbridge new signing Darren McQueen is hoping to prove his worth at National League after impressing in the league below on numerous occasions.

West Ham United will begin the 2020/21 Premier League season at home to Newcastle United after just a few weeks off since the last campaign finished.

Fans will be allowed back into non-league football grounds from this weekend – providing they stay below a maximum capacity.


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