Croydon Guardian: Sport

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Crystal Palace: Jedinak bemoans Chelsea's "influencing" factor

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Crystal Palace skipper Mile Jedinak claims that referee Craig Pawson was unduly influenced in his decision to send Damian Delaney off during Saturday’s 1-2 defeat to able topping Chelsea.

Corinthian Casuals: Byatt makes his point

Croydon Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Corinthian Casuals striker Jamie Byatt sent a message to boss Matt Howard on Saturday – do not leave me out again.

Vickers on the verge of big time in the Queensbury Boxing League

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Rising boxing star Ben Vickers could be on the cusp of national recognition if the talented Wandsworth star can overcome his biggest test yet this weekend.

Met Police: Charles can keep the Blues firing

Croydon Guardian:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is hoping striker Michael Charles can continue his fine start to the Ryman Premier League season.

Epsom Rangers await their punishment for withdrawing from the Surrey County Cup

Croydon Guardian:

Epsom Rangers FC manager Tony Dicarlo is waiting to hear his team's fate after withdrawing from the Surrey County Cup in protest over the decision to replay a first round clash.

Leatherhead look to a new kind of Green

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

He has come up against Ronaldo at Old Trafford, and now Adam Green has been brought in to shore up the Leatherhead defence.

Sutton & Epsom: If the mentality's right, why change it?

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons believes the club is in a good place after a tough start to the season.

Crystal Palace boss charged with misconduct by FA

Croydon Guardian:

1:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock has been charged with misconduct for after claiming referee Craig Pawson was "influenced" by Chelsea players during the Blues' 2-1 win at Selhurst Park.

Walton Casuals: Trophy win is just reward for Stags graft

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Caretaker boss Anthony Gale says reaching the FA Trophy first qualifying round is reward for those who have keot the faith at Waterside Drive, writes Kane Brooker.

Carshalton Athletic boss Massey is suffering sleepless nights

Croydon Guardian:

12:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Carshalton Athletic manager Stuart Massey is having sleepless nights as he contemplates how to halt the club’s slump in form.

Epsom & District biathletes are on a silver song

Croydon Guardian:

12:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

There was double delight for Epsom & District Swimming Club last weekend with two new biathlon silver medalists.

Delaney still to decide on new Palace deal as discussions begin with Ward

Croydon Guardian:

10:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Neil Warnock is keen to extend the stays of Damien Delaney and Joel Ward at Selhurst Park by signing them up on new deals.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Laville is GB’s biathlon man

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC teenager Elliot Laville battled hot and humid conditions to finish 12th in the World Biathlete Championships in Guatemala.

Walton's Hawken lays out plans for 2017 BTCC triumph

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Walton-on-Thames racing driver Richard Hawken hsa outlined plans to lift the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship title in 2017, writes Chris Ashby.

Crystal Palace boss Warnock sticks it to referee Pawson, but Delaney does not escape criticism

Croydon Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Neil Warnock was pleased with his Crystal Palace side’s performance following their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea but slammed referee Craig Pawson for being influenced by the Blues’ players.

Tooting & Mitcham United end losing streak in "five" style

Croydon Guardian:

10:26am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

After four consecutive defeats, Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner revealed the work that went on behind the scenes to produce a 5-2 win over Guernsey.

The whole story of the Lexus Croydon 10k

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The field of more than 500 participants were in good cheer when they set off out of Lloyd Park Avenue in the annual Lexus Croydon Charity 10k.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Road relay team win gold after all

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

There is good news for the Hercules Wimbledon's six-strong team that won silver in last month's Surrey senior men's road relay championship at Wimbledon Park.

Never mind his flashing boots, Warnock heaps praise on 'hardworking' Zaha

Croydon Guardian:

8:23am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Neil Warnock praised Wilfried Zaha after his late intervention helped Crystal Palace claw back a consolation goal against Chelsea.

Defender ponders what might have been against Chelsea

Croydon Guardian:

10:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Veteran defender Brede Hangeland was left ruing what could have been after Crystal Palace lost 2-1 at home to Premier League leaders Chelsea on Saturday.

Wimbledon's off day still produces some profit

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wimbledon endured an off day in London Division One South at Havant on Saturday, but still returned with a 29-29 draw and a four-try bonus point.

All of the Time - Chelsea No Evil, Hear No Evil

Croydon Guardian:

10:02am Monday 20th October 2014

The weekend’s loss to Chelsea was a weird one.

Leatherhead get back to winning ways

Croydon Guardian:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Carl Rook bagged a brace to guide Leatherhead to their first home win since the end of August with a determined 2-0 win over Wingate & Finchley.

Symonds claims wrong-doing after British Masters defeat

Croydon Guardian:

1:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

Croydon bomber Chas Symonds reckons he lost his British Masters gold light-middleweight title against Michael Lomax because of his history with referee Bob Williams.

Moment of Thompson magic sends Whyteleafe on an FA Trophy march

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Whyteleafe progressed to the first round proper of the FA Trophy after a hard-earned 2-1 victory at Redbridge.

Warlingham topple league leaders London Cornish

Croydon Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Joe McEvoy was the hero of the hour after his final penalty kick of the game edged Warlingham past London Cornish, the early leaders of London Division Two South West, 16-15.

Herne Hill Harriers young and old enjoy a golden weekend

Croydon Guardian:

10:35am Monday 20th October 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ U13 boys and U15 girls struck gold at the South of England Cross-Country Relay Championships on Saturday.

Carshalton Athletic: Thornton's bittersweet exit from the FA Trophy

Croydon Guardian:

10:24am Monday 20th October 2014

Carshalton Athletic striker Oliver Thornton endured mixed emotions after the Robins crashed out of the FA Trophy at the first hurdle on Saturday.

Eagles keeper on Chelsea red cards

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Crystal Palace keeper Julian Speroni believes referee Craig Pawson rushed his decision to send off Damian Delaney during Saturday’s narrow 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at Selhurst Park.

House of Payne: Football comes at a fair price, but what about the BBC?

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Don’t you just love reading surveys? Apparently all of our political leaders have a negative popularity rating or – my personal favourite from recent years – most under 10s think Simon Cowell is more famous than God or the Queen.

Epsom & Ewell FC: The Marvell-ous Dale joins Salts’ 300 club

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

When a young Dale Marvell perched on his pushbike saddle and watched his beloved Epsom & Ewell over the fence, little could he know he would become one of a club legend.

Seasoned pro Pepper wins for Ranelagh

Croydon Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Ham-based Ranelagh’s Jon Pepper won the battle, but his club did not win the war on the opening day of the Surrey Men’s Cross Country League season on Saturday.

Corcoran and Law lead the way for Kingston & Polytechnic in Richmond Park

Croydon Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier George Corcoran led his team home to a third place finish in the opening Surrey Men’s Cross-Country League fixture of the season.

Met Police: Blues can sustain play-off push says chief Cooper

Croydon Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Met Police chief Jimmy Cooper reckons the fact he has players of midfielder Matt Pattison’s calibre to call on is a sign his men are on course for a Ryman Premier League play-off place come the end of the season.

Banstead speed merchant proves to be the master of all he surveys

Croydon Guardian:

1:16pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Banstead racing driver Paul Rivett is the 2014 Courier Connections Renault UK Clio Cup "Masters Cup" champion following a dramatic final weekend of the season at Brands Hatch.

Palace manager not too keen on idea of recalling Reading loan striker

Croydon Guardian:

12:17pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Neil Warnock has dampened the hopes of some Palace fans a recall for on loan Reading striker Glenn Murray could be on the cards.

Tough start in the cross-country league for Tadworth and Epsom & Ewell Harriers

Croydon Guardian:

12:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

There were differing fortunes for the regions runners as the 2XU Surrey Cross-Country League kicked off last weekend.

Eagles manager reckons ex-Liverpool defender could fill England role

Croydon Guardian:

11:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

Neil Warnock reckons Palace defender Martin Kelly wouldn’t look out of place in the England team.

Warnock compares Chelsea boss to Notts Forest legend

Croydon Guardian:

11:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock believes Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho is as close as you will find to Brian Clough in the modern game.

Walton Casuals: Ouani heads out of Waterside revolving door

Croydon Guardian:

8:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Casuals caretaker bosses Tony and Anthony Gale have moved to add a fourth new face to their struggling squad.

Whyteleafe defender is relieved to just have a dirty dozen stitches

Croydon Guardian:

4:09pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Louis Hollingsworth may not be seeing double any more, but the Whyteleafe defender is more relieved that his neck is no longer on the line.

Athletes hit out at Crystal Palace stadium demolition plans

Croydon Guardian:

11:12am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An army of athletes is coming together to defend Crystal Palace stadium from the “greatest threat to the progress of sport” after plans to demolish it were unveiled.

Robinson celebrates with silverware and a quick spin

Croydon Guardian:

6:07pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Surbiton’s Mike Robinson collected the Michelin Clio Cup Series trophy at Brands Hatch on Friday and revealed getting on the start line for the championship was more by luck than judgement. 

Disappointment in the drizzle for Whyteleafe boss Fowler

Croydon Guardian:

11:14am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Whyteleafe boss John Fowler was in philosophical mood after the bragging rights were shared with rivals Chipstead at Church Road.

Parsons is not willing to relinquish his record in Epsom showdown

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Boxing champion Danny Parsons reckons he has improved as a fighter since the biggest night of his career and is ready to prove it later this month.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Solid start to the winter cross-country season

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon followed up their best ever performance in the England road relay championship with a solid start to their winter cross-country programme in the opening 2XU Surrey Men's League Division One match at Farthing Downs on Saturday.

Disappointed Tanner rues a below-par FA Cup show from his Terrors

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Craig Tanner was a disappointed man for more reasons than one after watching his Tooting & Mitcham United side drop out of the FA Cup.

PREVIEW: Whyteleafe boss prepares to welcome old friends to Church Road

Croydon Guardian:

10:10am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Whyteleafe boss John Fowler welcomes his old cohorts Chipstead to Church Road tonight, but he is determined to send them back across the valley empty handed.

Sutton & Epsom down the leaders, and there is more to come

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Sutton & Epsom scored a head-turning win at London Division One South leaders Sidcup on Saturday, but head coach Jeff Parsons insists they are not yet playing at their best.

Robertson the rookie roars to SuperCup glory

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Teenaged motorhead Charlie Robertson has rewritten the history books by becoming the first ever rookie to win the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title.







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