Croydon Guardian: Sport

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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.

Defeated Boylan challenges Goodjohn to a rematch

Croydon Guardian:

1:48pm Monday 13th October 2014

Ricky Boylan has vowed to come back from his first defeat in 13 bouts stronger and better for the experience.

Wimbledon prove too strong for bottom club Cobham... eventually

Croydon Guardian:

10:39am Monday 13th October 2014

Wimbledon eased into second place in London Division One South with, in the end, a convincing 43-10 victory over bottom-placed Cobham.

Croydon Harriers take encouragement from opening cross-country fixtures

Croydon Guardian:

10:04am Monday 13th October 2014

Croydon Harriers kicked off their cross-country winter campaign in encouraging fashion on Saturday at the Surrey men’s and women’s league races.

Herne Hill Harriers off to a cross-country flier

Croydon Guardian:

9:42am Monday 13th October 2014

Brother and sister Oscar and Saskia Millard celebrated individual victories, while Cathy Ansell was a further winner, as Herne Hill Harriers’ winter cross-country campaign burst into life on Saturday.

Esher's Millroy savours season's best result in Shanghai

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Esher's Ollie Millroy had to contend with a cockpit fire as he helped Team AAI to their best ASian Le Mans Series finish of the season on Saturday.

House of Payne: When the clubs leave home, does anyone think of the fans?

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Somehow the suggestion that the traditionally west London club Wasps were about to up sticks from its Acton training base – and home tenure at Wycombe – to move to Coventry had seemed a little bit too bizarre to be true.

Woosie's Words: Could the unpredictable Zaha play a different Crystal Palace tune?

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Neil Warnock lost his first league match as Crystal Palace boss last weekend, as Hull City earned a comfortable 2-0 win at the KC stadium.

Boylan will let his fists do the talking to bring home the English title

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Champion in waiting Ricky Boylan will let his boxing do the talking when he and Tyler Goodjohn go head to head for the vacant English light welterweight title this weekend.

FA Cup preview: It is time for no regrets, says Tooting & Mitcham United boss

Croydon Guardian:

10:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner cannot help dreaming beyond this weekend’s FA Cup third qualifying round tie and the big names that could be lying in wait.

Records tumble on Bushy Park parkrun birthday

Croydon Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

A record breaking field completed the Bushy Park parkrun to mark its 10th birthday in style on Saturday.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Giles is in gold-medal winning form

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's Peter Giles was in gold medal-winning form in the British Masters Road Running Championships in Cardiff.

Carrick suffers the ups and downs of League Cup exit to Whyteleafe

Croydon Guardian:

2:24pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Carshalton Athletic midfielder Rob Carrick endured a rollercoaster night of emotions after making his first appearance in more than a month on Tuesday night.

Ceesay sees it clearly to send Whyteleafe into the next round of the League Cup

Croydon Guardian:

2:17pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Keeper Sheikh Ceesay was Whyteleafe’s penalty shoot-out hero as his two saves edged past Carshalton Athletic and into round two of the Robert Dyas League Cup.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Men's best ever road relay championship performers

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

Hercules Wimbledon warmed up for the opening 2XU Surrey Men's cross-country league match of the season this weekend by posting their best ever performance in the England Road Relay Championship last Saturday.







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