London captain Lorcan Mulvey: “People think we’re a flash in the pan. That’s just what people think. So it’s up to us to change that.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

CONNACHT CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL London v Galway Ruislip, Sunday, 3.30 Life went on for the London footballers when the summer ended. They went b(...)

Mark Gottsche: “There is a determination there within the squad to do well in the league. We were disappointed with our league results last year. We came out on the wrong side of three one- or two-point games.” Photograph: Jim Keogh/Inpho

The problem with lighting up the sky is that people tend to notice. For the first time since they joined the league in 1993, London are more than an a(...)

London will be praying GPA player of the month for May Mark Gottsche has recovered from his foot injury for the Connacht SFC semi-final replay against Leitrim at Hyde Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

When the drawn game was finished last Sunday, we tried vainly to get someone from the London set-up to complain about not being allowed to bring Leitr(...)

A calf strain ends  Emlyn Mulligan’s afternoon in the first half. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leitrim 0-13 London 2-7: London came within a whisker of making it through to the Connacht final but two late points from Darren Sweeney and Kevin Con(...)

London manager Paul Coggins shows his frustration after last year’s narrow one-point loss to Leitrim at Ruisllip. Photograph: Gerry McManus/Inpho

In the orchard of Connacht football, Leitrim have always been the low-hanging fruit, assumed to be there for the scrumping if and when London ever co(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh is surrounded by a pack of Donegal players in Ballybofey

Well now we know. All winter, we wondered what version of Donegal would be presented for summer service. We pointed to year after year of All-Ireland (...)