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Crystal Palace - Woosie's Words: There are 22 human beings on a football pitch, lest we forget

Croydon Guardian:

2:31pm Friday 31st October 2014

Attending an Ed Sheeran gig would be punishment enough for most people deemed guilty of a wrongdoing, but for Mark Clattenburg being dropped for this weekend’s Premier League fixtures perhaps makes it that bit worse.

Whyteleafe boss will not bring in new names

Croydon Guardian:

2:56pm Friday 31st October 2014

Whyteleafe boss John Fowler will not be forced into signing new names despite an ever-growing injury list.

Transfer news: New Stags have Gale excited

Croydon Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

Two new signings and a 2-0 win have put a happier complexion on things at Walton Casuals – despite still being eight points adrift of Ryman Division One South safety, writes Kane Brooker.

Corinthian Casuals: League rise is no fluke says blessed boss

Croydon Guardian:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard has told his men they are not riding high in the Ryman Division One South for no reason.

FA Trophy: Leatherhead prepare for the same old, same old at Canvey Island

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Leatherhead kick-off their FA Trophy campaign this weekend with a trip to Ryman Premier rivals Canvey Island, missing three key players.

Booth leads Tadworth AC home on Beachy Head

Croydon Guardian:

2:52pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Tadworth AC’s Simon Booth was the first man home for the club at the Beachy Head marathon last weekend.

Crystal Palace: Zaha and Puncheon team up to kick obesity into touch

Croydon Guardian:

11:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

Crystal Palace stars Wilfried Zaha and Jason Puncheon visited to the Sutton Life Centre, to kick-off a scheme that will tackle child obesity.

Carshalton Athletic striker prepares to sink Ramsgate - because he has no choice

Croydon Guardian:

1:24pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Carshalton Athletic striker Tommy Bradford reckons this weekend's clash against Ramsgate is a "must win".

Karagiannis discovered that the grass is not always greener, says Leatherhead boss

Croydon Guardian:

1:07pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Vas Karagiannis returned to Leatherhead last week because he found that the grass is not always greener on the other side, says boss Richard Brady.

FULL INTERVIEW: Crystal Palace co-chairman pours cold water on takeover talks... for now

Croydon Guardian:

3:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Steve Parish says there is no imminent takeover on the cards at Crystal Palace.

BREAKING NEWS: Carshalton Athletic sack Stuart Massey

Croydon Guardian:

12:07pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Carshalton Athletic chairman Paul Dipre has finally lost patience with the Robins’ dire form and sacked boss Stuart Massey.

Palace referee axed after shunning manager post-match in rush to see Ed Sheeran gig

Croydon Guardian:

8:41am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Referee Mark Clattenburg will not be on the whistle this weekend after being axed by the Premier League.

Carshalton Athletic: Massey saw the axe coming says Moraes

Croydon Guardian:

4:57pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Carshalton Athletic defender Adriano Moraes reckons boss Stuart Massey knew the writing was on the wall before his sacking earlier this week.

Under-strength Whyteleafe come undone at Merstham

Croydon Guardian:

9:44am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Whyteleafe first team coach Rob Smith praised his hard-working players despite a disappointing 2-0 defeat at Merstham on Tuesday night.

Croydon Harriers: U17 men fly the flag at the Bruce Judd cross-country meeting

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Croydon Harriers took on the best young athletes in Surrey at the Bruce Judd cross-country relays in Guildford on Saturday.

Turkington celebrates BTCC win with Richmond sponsors and sets sights on title defence

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

EBay Motors driver Colin Turkington reckons winning the British Touring Car Championship title for a second time means the world to him – literally.

Wimbledon RFC team manager is targeting a happy break

Croydon Guardian:

5:31pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wimbledon RFC’s first team manager James Ogilvie-Bull wants his side to go into the break in action having recorded a seventh win of the season.

Hercules Wimbledon: Woods runs to a winning debut

Croydon Guardian:

3:24pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon teenager Barnaby Woods made a winning debut when he headed home the senior men's field in the opening East Surrey League cross-country fixture of the season.

Former Epsom College skipper needs more to be in complete Bliss

Croydon Guardian:

10:19am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Scrum-half Tom Bliss admits he needs to prove he is not a one-trick pony if he wants to make the most of his LV= Cup chance with Wasps.

Herne Hill Harriers: Veterans turn in a silver-studded performance

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ veteran athletes stamped their class on the national running scene by winning silver at the British Masters Athletic Federation cross-country relays.

EXCLUSIVE Crystal Palace chairman says there is no takeover on the horizon

Croydon Guardian:

1:48pm Monday 27th October 2014

Steve Parish insists there is no imminent takeover on the cards at Crystal Palace.

No goals, but entertainment wins the day as Whyteleafe are held at home

Croydon Guardian:

11:59am Monday 27th October 2014

Despite the goalless scoreline, Whyteleafe and Hastings United played out a tough and entertaining Ryman Division One South draw at Church Road.

Wimbledon put promotion rivals Chobham to the sword

Croydon Guardian:

10:58am Monday 27th October 2014

Wimbledon started the day second in London Division One South and ended the day in the same spot after an emphatic 51-14 win over over third-placed Chobham.

Old Walcountians stumble to defeat yet again

Croydon Guardian:

10:46am Monday 27th October 2014

Old Walcountians’ stuttering start to the 2014-15 Surrey Two season continued as they were narrowly edged out 9-8 at Guildfordians.

Leatherhead are unstitched by Margate's Taylor

Croydon Guardian:

10:40am Monday 27th October 2014

A 30th minute goal from Margate’s Lewis Taylor was all that separated the new Ryman Premier League leaders from mid-table Leatherhead in an edgy 1-0 defeat at Hartsdown Park on Saturday.

House Payne: Michail Antonio's rise proves value of non-League football

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

From Tooting & Mitcham to the Premier League?.

Warnock questions Speroni foul and why Zaha didn't get penalty

Croydon Guardian:

6:30pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Neil Warnock felt Crystal Palace were let down by two controversial refereeing decisions in today’s 2-2 draw at West Bromwich Albion.

Warnock: I know nothing about Palace takeover rumour

Croydon Guardian:

6:15pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Eagles boss Neil Warnock says he is none the wiser as to whether the club are set to be taken over by American billionaire Josh Harris.

Teddington skipper Keightley happy with change of tact

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

They always say defending a title is harder than winning it in the first place, but Teddington skipper James Keightley is hoping a change in the Middlesex County League structure could give his defending champions a helping hand next summer.

Prepare for the crash and bang at Wimbledon stadiam

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Stock car racing is back in the capital this Sunday with the opportunity to see two Series Grand Finals at Wimbledon stadium.

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.

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.

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.

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.







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