Southend United have been defeated 2 Nil by Crewe Alexandra at Wembley.
Jim Rice looks back on how our region's teams performed this weekend
Four schools in Luton have been praised for their commitment to the development of competition after earning the School Games Kitemark.
With the likes of Victoria Pendleton, Laura Trott and Saskia Clark taking medals at the Olympics - it shows how our sportswomen are world beaters.
But a look through the archives of the Bedford Physical Training College shows how women's sport has changed over the years.
Members of Huntingdon Gymnastics Club are gathering together this morning to watch some of their stars in action. Louis Smith, Sam Oldham and reserve Dan Keatings are competing in the London 2012 Olympic men's gymnastics competition.
The All-Round Qualifications will be between 11-2pm. The finals are on Sunday 5th August.
Louis Smith is one of the club's biggest success stories. The 23-year-old gymnast from Eye near Peterborough took home a bronze medal from the Beijing Olympics four years ago.
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Thousands of athletes, coaches, officials and fans began arriving today as the countdown to the Olympics continues.
There are competitors already here in the East, using the region's sports facilities to finalise their own plans as Kate Prout's been finding out.
With just 13 days until the Olympics, Newmarket born javelin thrower Goldie Sayers looks to have timed her preparations to perfection.
Today she beat her own British record of 65.75m, set during the Beijing Olympics in 2008 where she came fourth.
She threw 66.17m at the Diamond League meeting at Crystal Palace.