Croydon Guardian: Sport

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Warnock returns to Crystal Palace to finish the job

Croydon Guardian:

9:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

New Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has "unfinished business" at Selhurst Park.

Middlesex title race heats up for Teddington and Twickenham

Croydon Guardian:

5:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The Middlesex County League Premier Division title race is set to go to the wire after leaders Teddington and chasing rivals Twickenham recorded wins last weekend.

Tooting & Mitcham United boss wants more of the winning mentality

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner does not want his players resting on their laurels as the FA Cup takes centre stage this weekend.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: Cheetham breaks marathon hoodoo

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's Tom Cheetham finally broke the three-hour barrier in his 52nd marathon.

UPDATE: Former boss Neil Warnock makes dramatic return to Crystal Palace

Croydon Guardian: Neil Warnock in his Palace days

12:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

After two weeks of speculation it looks like Neil Warnock is set to make a dramatic return to Crystal Palace.

Kingston's Ayinde is no slacker for title test

Croydon Guardian:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Rising boxing star Anthony Ayinde says he is leading the perfect lifestyle to ensure he fulfils his title ambitions next month.

Gayle fires Crystal Palace's cup hopes and competition for places

Croydon Guardian:

8:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Dwight Gayle's first half hat-trick not only sent Crystal Palace into the third round of the Capital One Cup last night, but caretaker manager Keith Millen believes it also sent a message to the rest of his underperforming squad.

Jomni's golden moment is all down to wife.... of sorts

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Roehampton's Moatez Jomni admits he owes all of his success to "second wife" Jenny Archer after storming to gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships.

Rooney feels the tiredness in his legs in Birmingham

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Martyn Rooney admitted he had surprised himself after he battled fatigue to finish third in the 400m at the at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.

Choong remains upbeat despite slow assault on Youth Olympics

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A medal might have eluded Whitgift School pupil Henry Choong at the Youth Olympic Games, but the modern pentathlon starlet insists he will be better for his Nanjing adventure.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: The Sharp one is back

Croydon Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's Matthew Sharp made an impressive return to racing after a five months absence due to injury when he won the Surrey 10,000m track title at Tooting Bec on Saturday - just 40 years after his dad took gold in the event.

Man Utd footballer Wilfried Zaha fined for speeding through Coulsdon in a Lamborghini

Croydon Guardian:

4:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

His pace once struck fear into the heart of defenders at Selhurst Park, but Wilfried Zaha's speed landed him in trouble when traffic cops spotted him in Coulsdon. 

Corinthian Casuals: Double delight for Salako

Croydon Guardian:

2:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Substitute Michael Salako's debut brace left Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard purring as his side moved up to seventh in the Ryman Division One South table, writes Stuart Tree.

New Malden new boys have big ambition

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A New Malden football club has set its sights on competing in the FA Cup, despite only coming in to existence this season.

Richmond receive professional boost to title defence

Croydon Guardian:

11:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Richmond's chances of retaining their women's Premiership title this season have been handed a major boost with six players being handed full time contracts with the RFU.

Defender has no regrets on Liverpool exit

Croydon Guardian:

9:32am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Former Liverpool full-back Martin Kelly has declared he has no regrets about joining Crystal Palace despite Tony Pulis departing just hours after completing the deal to bring him to SE25.

Harry AA has no cause for disappointment

Croydon Guardian:

8:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey insisted there was no reason for disappointment despite finishing sixth in the men’s 100m at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.

All of the Time - No More Allardyce Guy

Croydon Guardian:

8:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The weather was lovely on Saturday and the Holmesdale display was stunning- and that's where the day’s good vibes begin and end.

The magnificent seven from Croydon Harriers

Croydon Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Seven Croydon Harriers were in action at the Tooting track & field open on Saturday.

Palace skipper keen for managerial vacancy to be filled

Croydon Guardian:

11:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak has urged the club to end the uncertainty at Selhurst Park by appointing a new boss as soon as possible.

Speroni: Arsenal and West Ham results shouldn't lessen Millen's chances of getting job

Croydon Guardian:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Crystal Palace’s Argentine keeper Julian Speroni believes Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to West Ham should not count against caretaker boss Keith Millen’s chances of taking the job permanently.

Eagles keeper desperate for defensive solidity to return

Croydon Guardian:

10:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Julian Speroni has warned the defensive errors which have plagued them cannot continue as managerless Crystal Palace look to recover quickly from a traumatic start to the season.

Eagles caretaker concedes off the field dramas caught up with squad

Croydon Guardian:

7:21pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Crystal Palace interim manager Keith Millen conceded the recent turmoil surrounding the club had affected the players this week.

Millen wants new Palace manager in place quickly

Croydon Guardian:

6:50pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Crystal Palace interim manager Keith Millen knows time is running out for the club to install a new permanent figurehead and boost the squad following the Eagles’ second consecutive loss of the season at home to West Ham.

Ex-Hampton School boy plays down chances of England call

Croydon Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Former Hampton School student Zafar Ansari is propelling Surrey back to the top with bat and ball, but the 22-year-old insists his England chances are non-existent until they get there.

Odds slashed on shock Palace return for Pulis

Croydon Guardian: Wise beyond his years: Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis

11:28am Friday 22nd August 2014

Bookmakers have slashed odds on Tony Pulis making an shock comeback as Crystal Palace manager. 

Moody resigns over misconduct allegations after Crystal Palace pull out of Mackay appointment

Croydon Guardian:

1:05pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Iain Moody has resigned as sporting director of Crystal Palace as the Football Association revealed it was investigating allegations of misconduct during his time at Cardiff City.

Re-Joyce, for there is no stopping Commonwealth champion Joe

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

The man who propelled Putney boxer Joe Joyce on his way to Commonwealth gold is convinced the super-heavyweight can go all the way to Rio 2016.

Hercules Wimbledon's Grima has double reason to celebrate

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's top women's marathon runner, Claire Grima, lifted two Surrey titles in one go when she competed in the Wimbledon Dash 5km road race at Wimbledon Park on Sunday.

Ford claims Surrey have the edge ahead of T20 Blast finals day

Croydon Guardian:

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Surrey coach Graham Ford reckons last season’s Twenty 20 finals day disappointment and the big game atmosphere give his side an edge as they go in search of silverware this weekend.

Crystal Palace pull plug on Malky Mackay appointment

Croydon Guardian: STILL IN CHARGE: Malky Mackay

5:37pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Crystal Palace are understood to have pulled the plug on the expected appointment of Malky Mackay as manager. 

Crystal Palace FC helps girl out of prison by giving her football coaching future

Croydon Guardian:

1:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A youth who spent time in prison after turning to crime to try and make money to support her family has turned her life around - thanks to Crystal Palace FC.

Nadew comes of age for Herne Hill Harriers

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Feysel Nadew clinched gold in the 800m as a clutch of Herne Hill Harriers' teenagers came of age at the South of England track & field championships.

Sutton & Epsom RFC head coach gets prepared to go again

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sutton & Epsom coach Jeff Parsons has a target in mind for next season, but he admitted he is entering the unknown, yet again.

Hercules Wimbledon sprinters dominate South of England meeting

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon youngsters dominated the sprints at the South of England U15/U17 Championships at Crystal Palace on Saturday, with brothers Rechmial and Chad Miller and Jaleel Roper all taking gold medals.

Crystal Palace defender shocked by Pulis departure, but life goes on

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Following the departure of Tony Pulis and Crystal Palace’s late defeat at Arsenal, Joel Ward was keen to focus on the playing side of the game.

Crystal Palace to unveil new manager

Croydon Guardian:

1:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Crystal Palace look set to unveil former Cardiff City boss Malky MacKay as their new manager.

Eagles debut scorer in the dark on new manager

Croydon Guardian:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Brede Hangeland says he knows no more than anyone else about who will replace Tony Pulis, the manager who signed him during the close season.

Croydon sprinters rule the European circuit

Croydon Guardian:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Croydon Harriers can boast some of the fastest men on the continent after a golden week at the European Championships in Zurich.

Weir overjoyed by the blurring of the lines

Croydon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commonwealth and six-time Olympic champion David Weir is pumped that Paralympians are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Corinthian Casuals: Boss Howard notices less Casual attitude

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard has noticed a welcome change in attitude in his squad this term, writes Stuart Tree.

Hangeland's Crystal Palace "rollercoaster" shows now shows no sign of relenting

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Brede Hangeland was delighted to score his first Premier League goal in three years after admitting the past two weeks have been a “rollercoaster”.

Harris the Harrier defends her Surrey Road League title

Croydon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Croydon Harrier Lisa Harris successfully defended her Surrey Road League title after taking bronze in the Wimbledon 5K on Sunday.

Harry AA can see a bright future for Team GB's sprinters

Croydon Guardian:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey says the Team GB 100m squad is capable of competing with the best in the world.

Speroni talks of Pulis 'shock' and 'disappointment' at conceding late goal against Arsenal

Croydon Guardian: Julian Speroni

2:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace keeper Julian Speroni has talked about the “shock” of Tony Pulis’ sudden departure and was disappointed not to hold onto a draw with Arsenal at the weekend.

Crystal Palace fined for breach of Premier League "good faith" rule

Croydon Guardian:

2:13pm Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace have been fined up to £25,000 for breaching a Premier League "good faith" rule at Cardiff City last season.

Graduates win the Women's Rugby World Cup

Croydon Guardian:

10:52am Monday 18th August 2014

University of Roehampton graduates Margaret Alphonsi and Alex Matthews are the queens of world rugby after helping England to the Women’s Rugby World Cup glory on Sunday.

Millen sticks to the football and praises his Crystal Palace professionals

Croydon Guardian:

10:37am Monday 18th August 2014

While most people inside Selhurst Park were shocked by the departure of Tony Pulis, caretaker manager Keith Millen was praising his players for maintaining their concentration at Arsenal.

Garner: Crystal Palace must move on... and quickly

Croydon Guardian:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace first team coach Ben Garner admitted he was shocked at the departure of Tony Pulis, but believes it is important that the club moves on quickly.

All of the Time - One in a Millen

Croydon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Doggedly following the only tradition of my Guardian column I was going to give this article the song pun title “Hangeland of hope and glory”.









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