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Hampton & Richmond: Spurs clash gives Dowson first chance to make new plans

Your Local Guardian:

9:18am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson will begin his Beavers rebuild tonight when a Tottenham Hotspur XI visit the Beveree.

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

Your Local 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.

Millionaire businessman reveals shock new greyhound plans for Wimbledon Stadium

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

The new plans have been exclusively revealed to the Wimbledon Guardian today.

London Scottish: Fry hails exiles' part in his rise to the Premiership

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Eric Fry might be wreaking havoc in Newcastle Falcons’ front row this season, but without learning his craft at London Scottish, the American prop claims he would not be half the player he is today, writes Luke Baker.

Defender ponders what might have been against Chelsea

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Brentford: Bees can cope with Tarkowski suspension

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

Brentford collected a point at Wigan Athletic on Saturday, but are set to lose defender James Tarkowski to suspension.

Ardley has no complaints after AFC Wimbledon are shut out by Wycombe Wanderers

Your Local Guardian:

1:41pm Monday 20th October 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley left Wycombe Wanderers with no goals and no points, but also no complaints.

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

Your Local Guardian:

10:02am Monday 20th October 2014

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

Wimbledon turn on the style for a second half comeback

Your Local Guardian:

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

Wimbledon had to come from behind to take the MHL Premier Division points off Brooklands MU after a 3-2 win on Sunday.

Leatherhead get back to winning ways

Your Local 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.

Moment of Thompson magic sends Whyteleafe on an FA Trophy march

Your Local 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.

Brentford: Adams keen to make most of Stevenage loan move

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Young Bees midfielder Charlei Adams is hoping a move to League Two Stevenage can help him get regular first team action.

Warlingham topple league leaders London Cornish

Your Local 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.

Rosslyn Park keep pace with the league leaders

Your Local Guardian:

12:05pm Monday 20th October 2014

Rosslyn Park scored seven tries – some of them real crackers – in a vastly entertaining 49-26 win over Wharfedale on Saturday.

Brentford: Smith return hands Warburton big boost

Your Local Guardian:

11:50am Monday 20th October 2014

Brentford boss Tommy Smith’s return from injury will give the Bees great strength in the depth for the winter months, says boss Mark Warburton.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Brentford: We deserved more than a point from Rosler reunion says Warburton

Your Local Guardian:

7:36am Sunday 19th October 2014

Boss Mark Warburton felt a point was the least Brentford deserved from their trip to Wigan Athletic on Saturday.

Harlequins: O'Shea pleased with new approach to concussion

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Director of rugby Conor O'Shea insists that coaches as well as players must sit up and take note after major changes to the way concussion is managed were announced.

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

Your Local 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.

AFC Wimbledon: Who will step into Dannie's boots?

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley will be without his midfield enforcer this weekend, but one man’s misfortune is another man’s opportunity.

Harlequins: Try scorer Care pays tribute to maestro Evans

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Harlequins scrum half Danny Care paid tribute to half back partner Nick Evans after the number nine claimed the plaudits on a memorable opening night of the European Rugby Champions Cup at the Stoop.

Bangers action to open Sunday night of motorsport action in Wimbledonb

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

The fast and furious stock car action of Spedeworth returns to Wimbledon tomorrow, with an exciting four formula bill that offers something for every race fan.

O'Shea: Euro stage can inspire Harlequins

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea reckons tonight’s European Rugby Champions Cup opener with Castres is the perfect stage to get his side’s season firing on all cylinders.

Brentford: Settled Button not surprised by season's start

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Brentford goalkeeper David Button says Brentford’s solid start to the campaign has come as no surprise to him this season.

Brentford: Bad blood over Forshaw is water under the bridge for Warburton

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has said the bad blood between the Bees and Wigan Athletic is all water under the bridge as far as he is concerned.

AFC Wimbledon: Goals galore - but it is at both ends

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon may be exciting going forward, so now Neal Ardley is turning his attention to making them miserly at the back.

Harlequins: Lowe is ready to be thrown in to Euro challenge

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

George Lowe may have barely played any rugby in the last 12 months, but that will not stop him taking on the cream of Europe.

Rosslyn Park prepare for another tough test in National League One

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Rosslyn Park exorcised a demon last Saturday when they recorded their first win at Blaydon’s Crow Trees ground since league rugby union began.

Bridge Banter: When Chelsea last met Crystal Palace the circumstances were very different.... oh yes

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Diego Costa, on target for Spain at the weekend, aims to help Chelsea avoid a repeat of the Blues’ setback at Selhurst Park in March at the weekend, when a John Terry own-goal ended a promising title challenge.

Marsden takes the lights out in his stride

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Wimbledon head coach Ben Marsden was in philosophical mood after an England Hockey Committee handed Reading the points from their abandoned clash last weekend.

Lockwood brands Sutton United's FA Cup debacle as "scandalous"

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 17th October 2014

There was no hiding place for his team-mates after Matt Lockwood slammed Sutton United’s dismal 3-1 FA Cup defeat to Burgess Hill Town as “scandalous”.

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

Your Local 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.

Esher: Schmid wants to banish away day hoodoo to keep touch with leaders Ealing

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

Director of rugby Mike Schmid says Esher must break their away day hoodoo to keep touch with National Division One title favourites Ealing Trailfinders

Brentford: Warburton needed more time to be certain of Ebanks-Blake's value

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton was not sure of the value Sylvan Ebanks-Blake could add to his squad but he has backed the proven goalscorer to pick up a club sooner or later.

Kingstonian's star striker McCollin leaves for an Alder-shot at the Conference Premier

Your Local Guardian:

4:34pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Kingstonian hotshot Andre McCollin has joined Aldershot of the Conference Premier on a free transfer.

Tubbs-thumping Dons can break new ground

Your Local Guardian:

2:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AFC Wimbledon stand on the brink of a milestone this season, and hitman Matt Tubbs can see success on the horizon.

Hampton & Richmond: Dowson aims to abolish stench of failure

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson has promised a mass clear out at the Beveree to abolish the stench of failure at the club.

Sutton United: Doswell on Spillane's rescinded red card - "Ref should be suspended"

Your Local Guardian:

2:22pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Amid the doom and gloom of the FA Cup defeat, there was some positive news for Sutton United boss Paul Doswell this week after Micky Spillane’s red card against Bath City on October 4 was overturned by the FA.

Richmond make Hasler history on the Thames

Your Local Guardian:

6:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Richmond Canoe Club will celebrate their 70th year as national marathon canoe Hasler Trophy champions, writes Stuart Amos.

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

Your Local 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.

Nyman comes from a land down under and could stay in Surbiton

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Head coach Todd Williams hopes new signing James Nyman is ready to settle down in London after a promising debut for Surbiton on Saturday. 

London Scottish: Glasgow Warriors loan star Braid ready to continue scoring run

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Connor Braid is hoping to add to the three tries that he has already scored in just two appearances for London Scottish when they host in-form Bristol Rugby on Saturday, writes Oli Shapley.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Eagles manager reckons ex-Liverpool defender could fill England role

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Kingstonian: Williams sees the positives in FA Cup KO

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Ks boss Tommy Williams wants his men to repeat their FA Cup performance against Eastbourne Borough in the league to stay in the hunt for promotion.

Hampton & Richmond: There will be changes fumes Dowson

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough boss Alan Dowson has promised a mass clear out at the Beveree within the next fortnight.




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