Croydon Guardian: Sport

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Carshalton's Boylan fighting fit for ring return

Croydon Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

Boxer Ricky Boylan is stepping back into the ring this weekend as preparations for an English title shot gather pace, writes Tim Ashton.

Burnley clean sheet provides welcome boost for Eagles defender

Croydon Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney was buoyed by the Eagles’ first clean sheet of the season against Burnley and believes there are plenty of positives going forward.

Crystal Palace: Zaha has the x-factor

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Damien Delaney reckons the return of Wilfried Zaha can give the Eagles a fresh cutting edge.

Palace penalty hero backs Warnock to make huge impact

Croydon Guardian:

9:44am Monday 15th September 2014

Julian Speroni believes Neil Warnock will have a huge impact at Selhurst Park after returning to the club for a second spell in charge.

Manchester United loan winger targets England return

Croydon Guardian:

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

Wilfried Zaha is looking to force his way back into England reckoning after returning to the ground where he made his name and first caught the eye of Roy Hodgson in 2012.

Crystal Palace: Warnock slams international break after Selhurst return

Croydon Guardian:

9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

Neil Warnock took charge of his first game at Selhurst Park in his second spell as Crystal Palace manager and saw his side draw 0-0 against Burnley in the SE25 sun.

Walton Casuals: Hams wants fresh start with Stags

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams is hoping the fact his side are already out of the FA Cup gives them the chance to get over a miserable start to the season.

House of Payne: Forget legacy, rugby World Cup is all about the money

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Ever thought you have to pay a premium for being English?

Man Utd loan winger shakes off injury scare to make second Selhurst debut

Croydon Guardian:

7:43pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Eagles boss Neil Warnock admitted it was touch and go whether returning winger Wilfried Zaha would actually be fit to face Burnley today.

Warnock not happy with impact of international break on returning Eagles players

Croydon Guardian:

7:12pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Neil Warnock has questioned why the international break went on for so long after Yannick Bolasie only made it back to training yesterday morning.

Corinthian Casuals: Howard loving life at the top of the table

Croydon Guardian:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard reckons the fact his players are not paid is behind their rise tot he Ryman Division One South summit this term – that and a mid-season trip to Brazil, at least.

Fraser: Richmond cricket must now produce Middlesex stars of the future

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Middlesex director of cricket Angus Fraser has challenged Richmond to produce the next star of professional county cricket.

Shona shines at the launch of a new athletics academy

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Epsom athletics and Team GB star Shona Richards was on hand at the home of Epsom & Ewell Harriers on Monday to launch the new Epsom Athletics Academy.

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September

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7:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

St Leger Preview , Channel 4 Selections and Tips for Saturday 13th September, including Bath and Doncaster.

Sincock has big hopes for London Cornish

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

London Cornish head coach Tom Sincock is promising fans a fast brand of rugby this season when London Division Two South West kicks off on Saturday.

Spencer will return with Baker once more at the helm

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Neil Baker and his Spencer CC team-mates have vowed to put things right next season after relegation from the Premier Division of the Surrey Championship.

Tanners enter the FA Cup fray

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Leatherhead get their FA Cup campaign under way this weekend with the visit to Fetcham Grove of Faversham Town.

Champions Kew must heed NPL Teddington's cautionary tale

Croydon Guardian:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Kew Cricket Club may need to be careful of what they wish for after securing the Thames Valley League Division One title this season and promotion to the Home Counties Premier League, writes Stuart Amos.

Twickenham's Low sets sights high in Pembrey

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Twickenham’s Simon Low heads to rounds 12 and 13 of the NGRRC Minitwin Championship next month on the brink of the title, writes Stuart Amos.

Lyndon’s final act at Epsom & Ewell

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Epsom & Ewell boss Lyndon Buckwell has stepped down as manager for family reasons after eight years in charge.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Four medals for four-some teams

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club won four sets of team medals at the annual Surrey County Road Relay championships, staged at their Wimbledon Park track headquarters on Sunday.

Fowler: Whyteleafe can emulate the FA Cup heroes of 1999

Croydon Guardian:

3:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

John Fowler believes his current squad can emulate the Whyteleafe team of 1999 and reach the promise land of the FA Cup first round proper.

A day of mixed emotions for Ashtead CC skipper Deighton

Croydon Guardian:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

In the cold light of day, Ashtead CC skipper Tom Deighton is a proud man, despite defeat in the final of the ECB National Club T20 on Tuesday.

Old Rutlishians on song for Division Two action

Croydon Guardian:

2:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Old Rutlishians Joe Riches has been skipper for just two seasons, but he already has two successive promotions under his belt.

Sutton & Epsom's late gift proved a kick in the teeth

Croydon Guardian:

2:08pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Sutton & Epsom snatched defeat from the jaws of victory in their London Division One South opener at home to Guildford last weekend.

Bolton boss Freedman reunited with Eagles midfielder

Croydon Guardian:

4:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Dougie Freedman has been reunited with Owen Garvan after the Crystal Palace midfielder completed a three-month loan switch from Crystal Palace to Bolton.

Beddington's band of brothers prepare for top flight action

Croydon Guardian:

1:53pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Ryan Cummins has spent the past four seasons guiding Beddington CC through Division One of the Surrey Championship, but next season that all changes.

Addicks and Eagles fans react to sad news of former striker's death

Croydon Guardian:

10:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Charlton and Crystal Palace fans have been shocked to discover the sad news their former striker David Whyte died yesterday at the age of just 43.

No more 30 years of hurt for the Croydon Harriers road relay team

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Croydon Harriers men’s team finished third at the Surrey County Road Relays at Wimbledon on Sunday, ending a wait of more than 30 years for a team medal at the event.

Herne Hill Harriers: Coombes runs himself into veteran greatness

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ Simon Coombes cemented his place as one of the country’s leading over-40 runners after racing to double track success on Sunday.

Disappointed Dasaolu rues a slow start from the blocks

Croydon Guardian: Left out: Selectors omitted James Dasaolu due to the Croydon Harriers' lack of action since the turn of the year

9:53am Monday 8th September 2014

Croydon Harriers James Dasaolu rued a golden opportunity of running sub 10 seconds at the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme IAAF Diamond League in Brussels.

Sharman aims for a strong finish to his season over the hurdles

Croydon Guardian:

9:51am Monday 8th September 2014

Belgrave Harriers William Sharman has vowed to end his season at the IAAF Athletics Continental Cup in Morroco on a high.

Whyteleafe wonder closes in on SuperCup title

Croydon Guardian:

9:24am Monday 8th September 2014

Whyteleafe-based motorhead Charlie Robertson has increased his lead in the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup standings to 48 points.

Teddington triumph to usher in golden era of cricket in Richmond

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Monday 8th September 2014

Captain James Keightley is hoping Teddington’s Middlesex County League Premier Division title triumph is just the beginning of a golden era in Richmond cricket.

House of Payne: Quins evolution hits ground running

Croydon Guardian:

9:13pm Sunday 7th September 2014

While the rest of the Premiership invests in big name signings it has been another summer of evolution rather than revolution at Harlequins, writes John Payne.

Epsom have a shot at second consecutive promotion

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

Epsom CC stand on the brink of a second consecutive promotion in the Surrey Championship, but skipper Danny Secchi has only one thought on his mind.

Horse Racing tips, Haydock Sprint Cup preview and selections for Saturday, September 6

Croydon Guardian: File photo dated 06-06-2014 of Taghrooda ridden by Paul Hanagan wins the Investec Oaks PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday July 17, 2014. Investec Oaks winner Taghrooda will run in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on July 2

6:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Horse Racing tips, Haydock Sprint Cup preview and selections for Saturday, September 6, including Ascot and Kempton.

International korfball comes to a school near you

Croydon Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

Sytze Bijker is swapping his Nomads shirt for an England one for a weekend of international korfball competition.

Epsom & Ewell Harriers sprint off with a triple European medal haul

Croydon Guardian:

9:44am Friday 5th September 2014

A duo of Epsom & Ewell Harriers veteran athletes have returned from the European Track & Field Championships in Izmir, Turkey, with a triple haul of medals.

Ashtead Cricket Club's date with Sky Sports

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Ashtead CC wrapped up the Surrey Championship Division Two title last weekend, but now they have a much bigger fish to fry – live on Sky Sports.

Wimbledon RFC are ready, waiting and ahead of where Easter expects

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Head coach Nick Easter says his Wimbledon RFC side go into the London Division One South curtain raiser this weekend in a better position than he expected.

"Pub team" Billericay Town make Leatherhead pay the penalty

Croydon Guardian:

8:27am Thursday 4th September 2014

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady labelled Billericay Town a “pub team” after the Essex side inflicted on the Tanners only their second defeat in eight Ryman Premier games.

McDonald makes August her own

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Putney High School pupil Katy-Ann McDonald is enjoying her running – and winning everything in her path.

Spencer enter the last chance Premier Division saloon

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Spencer skipper Neil Baker’s fears about his side’s lack of bowling attack has haunted him all season, and now it could see them relegated from the Premier Division.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Miller brothers excel at the England Athletics Championships

Croydon Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's teenage sprinting talent Rechmial Miller ended his season on a high to win the England Athletics U17 Championship 100m title at Bedford on Saturday - narrowly beating the pre-race favourite.

Coaching opportunity lures ex-Everton and England striker back to Palace

Croydon Guardian:

5:22pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Andy Johnson says he can’t wait to start coaching Crystal Palace’s youngsters after rejoining the club he made his name at on a free transfer.

Surbiton's Robinson closes in on Clio series crown

Croydon Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Surbiton race ace has one hand on the Michelin Clio Cup Race Series Championship, but knows the smallest mistake could cost him.

Tom O-C closes in on top 10 GT finish

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Tom Onslow-Cole remains on course for a top 10 finish in the British GT Championship with one round to go.

Woosie's words: Warnock's cunning is to be admired, albeit for a short period

Croydon Guardian:

8:48am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

I have to admit, I didn’t see that one coming.

Kingston's Pippa enjoys golden summer one year Earley

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier completed a golden summer in style on Sunday, writes Stuart Amos.







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