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Adebayo paints AFC Wimbledon Dons with Azeez

Your Local Guardian:

5:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

If AFC Wimbledon’s new signings prove to be a painted -on success, boss Neal Ardley can take some of the credit.

Channel hopping leaves Whyteleafe chairman hopping mad

Your Local Guardian:

2:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Whyteleafe chairman Mark Coote says he would rather take his team to Calais or Dieppe than Guernsey on August 13.

Warburton: Brentford only want more quality in squad

Your Local Guardian:

8:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton says he will only add more players to his squad if they are good enough.

Putney tennis star of the future is more determined in the face of defeat

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Putney tennis starlet Katie Dando insists she is hungrier than ever to see her name in lights after falling just short of booking her spot at a Wimbledon tournament.

South Korea is no Ollie-day for Esher's Millroy

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Ollie Millroy is one to give up on a lost cause and he is hoping to build on a South Korean horror show next month.

Campana's Crystal Palace Premier League dream ends with move to Sampdoria

Your Local Guardian:

2:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Crystal Palace midfielder Jose Campana has ended a frustrating stay at Selhurst Park by signing for Italian Serie A outfit Sampdoria.

Surbiton High ambassador Alcott ready to inspire next generation

Your Local Guardian:

5:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott is no stranger to adversity and, having hung up her skis after Sochi 2014, she is hoping to inspire Surrey’s next generation of budding athletes, writes Chris Bailey.

Kingstonian will play second fiddle to Margate

Your Local Guardian:

1:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Kingstonian may have made some stellar signings, but Corinthian Casuals chief Matt Howard says they will play second fiddle to Margate in the Ryman Premier League this term.

PICTURES: Whyteleafe unveil 3G pitch against Kingstonian

Your Local Guardian:

9:57am Monday 21st July 2014

Whyteleafe opened their new 3G pitch with an excellent game against Kingstonian, last season's Ryman Premier League runners up.

Championship ambition key to Commins' Esher switch

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Scrum-half Stuart Commins has revealed the prospect of securing promotion to the Championship with Esher was behind his decision to switch to Molesey Road.

Brentford style was key to Spurs youngster's switch

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Brentford new boy Alex Pritchard has admitted playing against the Bees last term influenced his decision to sign a season long loan deal at Griffin Park last week.

Britain's men's four confident of gold at World Championships

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Surbiton's Moe Sbihi has warned Team GB men's four has plenty of room for improvement ahead of the World Championships next month.

House of Payne: Broncos relegation is a failure for rugby league

Your Local Guardian:

10:47pm Sunday 20th July 2014

If London Broncos thought they would get immediate sympathy as their 19-year stay in Super League ended they were mistaken, writes John Payne.

Sutton & Epsom coach: Until we meet again, Mr Renwick

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Sutton & Epsom RFC coach Jeff Parsons admitted he is looking forward to facing his old mate Shawn Renwick when the pair clash this season.

Fans' great expectations ahead of AFC Wimbledon's new League Two campaign

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The summer signings have fueled excitement among the Dons faithful, as Tim Ashton found out when he spoke to fans outside last week’s meet the manager night.

Keeper crisis averted at Hampton

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A familiar face came to Paul Barry’s rescue this week to solve his goalkeeping crisis at Hampton & Richmond Borough.

Lowe prepared for Quins comeback

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Harlequins might have already signed Whitgift School old boy Marland Yarde and Fiji international Asaeli Tikoirotuma this summer, but backs coach Mark Mapletoft reckons there is one more “new face” ready to make a mark.

Angry Doswell slams “pathetic” Conference

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Paul Doswell has slammed the Football Conference for taking much-needed funds out of Sutton United’s coffers.

Brentford boss: McParland key to signing up Spurs youngster

Your Local Guardian:

2:06pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has labelled work of sporting director Frank McParland as key to the loan signing of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Alex Pritchard.

Sutton United's new man returns to basics for the Skrill Premier push

Your Local Guardian:

3:18pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Sutton United’s new head coach Peter Beadle is hoping his down to earth approach will help fulfil the ambition he has found inside Gander Green Lane.

Tanners open new Ryman Premier League campaign on home soil

Your Local Guardian:

10:44am Thursday 17th July 2014

Leatherhead will begin a fresh life in the Ryman Premier League at Fetcham Grove against Peacehaven & Telscombe.

Kingstonian head out on the road for Ryman Premier curtain raiser

Your Local Guardian:

10:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

Tommy Williams’ first competitive game as Kingstonian boss will be on the road at Enfield Town when the new Ryman Premier League gets underway on August 9.

Crystal Palace divers are in seventh heaven

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Crystal Palace Diving Club proved their domination of the British Gas ASA National Age Group Championship by winning the team trophy for the seventh consecutive year.

Goals, goals, goals - Crystal Palace smash the Austrians but Pulis cares not about the result

Your Local Guardian:

8:47am Thursday 17th July 2014

Tony Pulis is not "too worried" about pre-season results even though his Eagles made a statement of intent last night beating GAK Graz 13-1 in Austria.

Hams plays down Stags chances

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams confirmed five new signings this week but is determined to keep a lid on expectations, writes Stuart Amos.

Rescuers save swan from Chelsea Football Club training ground

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

There was plenty of action at Chelsea FC’s Stoke D’Abernon training ground last week, but none of it came from the players.

Chelsea agree Filipe Luis deal

Your Local Guardian: Filipe Luis, pictured, has followed Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid to Chelsea

12:38pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to sign Brazilian left-back Filipe Luis.

Terry welcomes Costa signing

Your Local Guardian: John Terry, pictured, believes Diego Costa could be "a very good signing" for Chelsea

6:15pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chelsea captain John Terry has predicted big things from rival-turned-team-mate Diego Costa after the Spain striker's move to Stamford Bridge was completed.

Smart Inci in English amateur title hunt in Cornwall

Your Local Guardian:

12:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Tiffin Girls’ School student Inci Mehmet saw the value in education to lead the English Women’s Amateur Championship after the first round on Tuesday.

Kingston plays part in Surrey's English Schools success

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier Mae Thompson secured a 400 metre hurdles silver medal as Surrey lifted the English School Athletics Championships team title on Sunday, writes Stuart Amos.

Former Robins defender signs up to win things with Walton Casuals

Your Local Guardian:

3:31pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Adriano Moraes wants to experience that winning sensation, and he has walked away from Carshalton Athletic into the arms of Walton Casuals to find it.

Dons' next generation of women footballers take lessons from Chelsea stars

Your Local Guardian:

8:14am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon's next generation of women footballers have been taking inspiration from the cream of the Women’s Super League.

Contrasting fortunes for Surbiton stars

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Surbiton trio Hollie Webb, Georgie Twigg and Giselle Ansley will go to next week’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow full of confidence after lifting the Investec London Cup at the weekend but clubmate will be thinking otherwise, writes Colin Pike.

Costa completes Chelsea move

Your Local Guardian: Diego Costa is officially a Chelsea player

5:13pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Spain striker Diego Costa has completed his move to Chelsea from Atletico Madrid, the Blues have announced.

Weir sets course for Commonwealth gold

Your Local Guardian:

4:01pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir is on course for Commonwealth Games glory should the speed of his outing at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix be replicated on his return to Scotland later this month, writes Joshua Richards.

After saving Crystal Palace, the CPFC 2010 consortium is enjoying success, but it’s been a Long time coming

Your Local Guardian:

11:41am Tuesday 15th July 2014

In 2010, Martin Long was just a businessman with a life-long love of Crystal Palace.

Big names and big sunshine for the Legends Rugby Festival

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

There were great names show at Wimbledon RFC on Saturday as the Legends Rugby Festival came to town.

Twickenham's Gilbert vows to bounce back from horror crash

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

ADD Motorsports driver Mitchell Gilbert walked away from the worst crash of his career that turned his dream GP3 Series debut into a nightmare at Silverstone last week.

Walsh confirms her status as a world beater

Your Local Guardian:

12:46pm Monday 14th July 2014

London Rowing Club’s Imogen Walsh confirmed her status as a world beater after she and partner Kat Copeland won gold at the Rowing World Cup in Switzerland last weekend.

Harlequins legend takes the reins at Wimbledon RFC

Your Local Guardian:

9:16am Monday 14th July 2014

Harlequins' Nick Easter has taken over as head coach at Wimbledon RFC.

Kingstonian lift first silverware under Williams

Your Local Guardian:

9:20pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Kingstonian fans can expect goals this season as new boys Elvis Hammond and Nathaniel Pinney scored four goals between them as Ks lifted the Geoff Harvey Memorial Vase for a third year in succession on Sunday.

House of Payne: Do you really want to play for this football club, or are you just saying it?

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Now that the World Cup is nearly over we can get back to the serious business as clubs fall over themselves to sign Costa Rica’s unused substitutes or the one of the many Rodriguez’s at the tournament who was not called James.

Chiweshe blow has Beavers in turmoil

Your Local Guardian:

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough management pair Paul Barry and Darren Powell have seen their pre-season plans thrown into turmoil.

Sanders: Two medals was least RGA deserved

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Richmond Gymnastics Association’s head acrobatics coach Mel Sanders reckons the club’s World Age Group Acrobatic Gymnastics medallists deserved better.

Bridge Banter: Old Chelsea boy Luiz is about more than just inconsistent performances

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

There has been little banter over the past couple of days that has not revolved around Brazil’s capitulation in the semi-final of the World Cup.

Brady: This is the time to be selfish

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Leatherhead returned to pre-season training last week, with boss Richard Brady telling his players this is the time to be selfish.

July Cup preview and Saturday selections

Your Local Guardian: Toronado and Richard Hughes on their way to victory at Royal Ascot today

5:22pm Friday 11th July 2014

Darville's Tips: This weekend's big race is at Newmarket on Saturday with the July Cup Group 1 taking place and it is a 6 furlong sprint full of talented horses.

Richmond London Youth Games rugby win tastes sweet

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Richmond’s Sophie Johnson admitted tasting tag rugby gold at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games could not have been sweeter after last year’s agonising defeat.

Fate brings Akinfenwa to AFC Wimbledon, but will he bring the goals?

Your Local Guardian:

11:15am Friday 11th July 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa almost signed for AFC Wimbledon last summer, and the striker has put it down to fate that he is here now.

Chamakh puts pen to paper to continue his "adventure with Crystal Palace"

Your Local Guardian:

10:47am Friday 11th July 2014

Striker Marouane Chamakh has agreed a new two-year contract at Selhurst Park to "continue his adventure with Crystal Palace".




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