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Crystal Palace: Premier League points are precious, but we all need to enjoy it too, says Warnock

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7:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Neil Warnock had a reason to be cheerful after Crystal Palace’s 2-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday, and not just about the three points.

Brentford: Spurs loanee Pritchard is victim of own success says Bees boss

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6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has revealed midfielder Alex Pritchard is the victim of his own success after sitting out Tuesday's 2-1 Championship defeat at Watford.

Veteran rugby legend Rees answers the call of his beloved Old Walcountians

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9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Old Walcountians’ Dave Rees hung up his rugby boots last season at the tender age of 56, but his retirement did not last long when he answered an SOS call and took to the field last weekend.

Leatherhead's luck turns, but Brady knew it was coming

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8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Richard Brady says it was just a case of time when Leatherhead’s luck turned and someone paid the price, and that someone was Hampton & Richmond Borough.

Leatherhead turn on a five-star display at Hampton & Richmond

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7:57am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Leatherhead turned on the style with an outstanding five-goal performance against Hampton & Richmond Borough at the Beveree on Tuesday night.

Superstox World Championship kicks-off a new season of action at the Wimbledon Raceway

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7:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Sunday Wimbledon Raceway welcomes a new season of stock car and banger racing to the capital - and it all roars into life tomorrow.

Crystal Palace: Midfield maestro Mile takes the chief's plaudits

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7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock praised his midfield maestros in the wake of the comfortable 2-0 win over Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday.

Brentford: Warburton fumes as controversial penalty costs his Bees

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6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton lamented another refereeing decision as he suffered defeat on his return to Watford on Tuesday.

Tooting & Mitcham United march on in the FA Cup

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12:07pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner will be calling on an old friend after his Terrors enjoyed a night to remember in the FA Cup on Tuesday.

Brentford unlucky on the road

Your Local Guardian:

10:40pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Brentford were desperately unlucky to come away with nothing after losing 2-1 to Watford at Vicarage Road on Tuesday night.

Sutton United are spot on to get past FC Romania

Your Local Guardian:

2:42pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell praised FC Romania, but only after United had beaten them 3-2 to reach the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Andrews off the bench to fire Whyteleafe up the table

Your Local Guardian:

11:28am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Greg Andrews came off the bench last night [Tuesday] to fire Whyteleafe up to third in Ryman Division One South with both goals in a 2-0 win at Hythe Town.

Robertson closes in on Ginetta SuperCup title

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7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Whyteleafe-based Charlie Robertson is closing in on the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup title after another weekend of podium finishes.

Brentford: Watford clash was first on Warburton's wish list

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3:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton believes he was treated badly by Watford and admitted tonight's game was the first he looked for when the fixtures were released, writes Frank Smith deputy group sports editor at the Watford Observer.

Harlequins: Waldrom says Chiefs triumph was inevitable

Your Local Guardian:

1:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Harlequins' defeat at Exeter on Sunday came as no surprise to Chiefs number eight Thomas Waldrom.

Kingstonian: Drage comes in from the cold to fire up listless Ks

Your Local Guardian:

8:58am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Matt Drage came in from the cold to solve Kingstonian’s injury crisis in some style to earn a place in the FA Cup third qualifying round on Monday.

Trebles all round as Hallett inspires Wimbledon to a third consecutive win

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wimbledon made it three wins on the spin in London Division One South on Saturday thanks to a 18-15 victory over Guildford.

London Cornish spirit seals victory at Winchester by a solitary point

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8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

London Cornish head coach Dickon Moon hailed his side’s spirit after a nail-biting 27-26 win at Winchester maintained their unbeaten start to the season and kept them top of London Division Two South West.

Warlingham put to the sword at home to Tottonians

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7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Buoyed by their victory at Old Alleynians the previous weekend, Warlingham were hopeful of earning a first home win in London Division Two South West on Saturday when they hosted Tottonians.

Tooting & Mitcham United boss hails his FA Cup fighters

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner praised his charges after they came within a whisker of causing an FA Cup upset at Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley philosophical in the face of Newport County defeat

Your Local Guardian:

2:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s two-match unbeaten run in League Two came to a shuddering halt at Newport County on Saturday, but boss Neal Ardley was in philosophical mood.

Rosslyn Park take the points but there is room for improvement

Your Local Guardian:

12:47pm Monday 29th September 2014

A five-point away win was “job done” for Rosslyn Park, but a 36-29 win at Loughborough Students on Saturday was far from the sort of commanding performance they would have wanted.

Old Walcountians off to a losing start

Your Local Guardian:

11:14am Monday 29th September 2014

Old Walcountians’ Surrey Two campaign got off to a disappointing start as they fell 29-14 to a slick and well-organised Old Emanuel last Saturday.

DSane inspires Whyteleafe to pip Carshalton Athletic to the points

Your Local Guardian:

10:39am Monday 29th September 2014

Whyteleafe arrested a run of four games without a win coming from behind to win 3-2 at Carshalton Athletic on Saturday.

Crystal Palace: Dann's enjoying the sweet taste of a clean sheet and three points

Your Local Guardian:

10:01am Monday 29th September 2014

Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann enjoyed the sweet taste of the 2-0 victory over Leicester City on Saturday in more ways than one.

All of the Time - Another Yannick in the Wall

Your Local Guardian:

9:32am Monday 29th September 2014

When the fixture list was announced, Saturday’s game against Leicester City was the sort of tie Crystal Palace hoped and almost expected to win - at home against a newly promoted side.

London Welsh: Britton at a loss over late collapse

Your Local Guardian:

7:10am Monday 29th September 2014

London Welsh hooker Koree Britton could not hide his disappointment after the Exiles slipped to a fourth consecutive Aviva Premiership defeat of the season, at the hands of his former club Gloucester.

Brentford boss relishes Watford return

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

Brentford boss Mark Waburton has told his men to replicate their win over Leeds United at former club Watford on Tuesday night.

Brentford cruise to comfortable Leeds win

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Brentford bounced back from last weekend’s heavy defeat with a comfortable 2-0 win over Leeds United at Griffin Park on Saturday.

Veteran Lovett helps Kingstonian stay in the hat for FA Cup

Your Local Guardian:

9:12am Sunday 28th September 2014

Kingstonian face a home replay against Romford on Monday night for a place in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Five star swimmer Dylan not dreaming

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Kingston Royals youngster Dylan Conway was in dreamland after setting five new club records at the weekend.

Kingston’s Giles on course for table tennis top

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Kingston’s Marcus Giles is on the pathway to international success says one of England’s leading table tennis coaches.

House of Payne: Why attack Chris Robshaw's credentials, it makes no sense

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

Remember when bashing the England manager was a national sport?

Crystal Palace: Positive Eagles prove too cunning for the Foxes

Your Local Guardian:

5:21pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Crystal Palace broke their Premier League duck at home this season beating Leicester City 2-0 with two quick-fire goals.

Twickenham race ace Simon goes from Low to high

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Twickenham’s Simon Low may have secured the North Gloucester Club Championship mini twin title last week, but for him the hard work starts now.

Ardley absolves AFC Wimbledon hitman of any blame

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Neal Ardley has absolved AFC Wimbledon Adebayo Akinfenwa of any blame after it took the striker until his ninth game to open his Dons goals account.

Bridge Banter: Everyone wants to watch Chelsea play, irrespective of what, who or when

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

It’s a measure of how compulsive Chelsea are to watch that 41,000 filled Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night to watch Bolton being knocked out of the Capital One Cup.

Esher's Olima sets the right example at Molesey Road

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Esher director of rugby Mike Schmid wants his squad to follow flying winger Paul Olima’s lead in their National Division One promotion bid this season.

Welsh ready for pay back at Kassam

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell is hoping to kiss and make up with the clubs fans when Gloucester visit the Kassam stadium tonight.

Hampton's Collins ready to cash in during Beveree stay

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Tom Collins might have had a hat-trick for Hampton & Richmond Borough on Tuesday night, but he believes it is only of matter of time before he cashes in at the Beveree.

VIDEO: The arm wrestle challenge: Surrey Comet's deadly duo take on AFC Wimbledon beast Adebayo Akinfenwa

Your Local Guardian:

10:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa is more than just a professional football, the man – in the nicest possible way – is a beast.

Surbiton Hockey Club: Far from Daly best

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Surbiton hot shot Matt Daly admitted his side was not at its best, despite maintaining a 100 per cent winning start to the new season at Southgate on Saturday.

No doubts for Wimbledon's hockey coach Marsden

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Wimbledon hockey club coach Ben Marsden insists his side are in a good place despite back-to-back defeats in the MHL Premier Division.

AFC Wimbledon: Akinfenwa breaks his duck, but it is all about the team

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Adebayo Akinfenwa could easily be mistaken for a London bus, but he does not mind because the bus has brought finally brought goals for the AFC Wimbledon striker.

Extended interview: Former Sutton United hero Marvin Williams reflects on a career that has given so much

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Marvin Williams is not calling time on his football career just yet, but the former Sutton United striker is inching very close.

Ardley: Who knows what to expect, but the momentum is with AFC Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

On the back of two successive wins, AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has admitted he has no idea what to expect from the trip to Newport County tomorrow.

Kingstonian assistant wary of FA Cup threat in Essex

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Kingstonian assistant Graham Harper knows the FA Cup challenge his side faces on Saturday – because he has been there himself.

United's past counts for nothing in Bees clash

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Bees boss Mark Warburton can remember the dominant Leeds United teams of the Seventies, but he knows history counts for nothing in football.

Thompson’s bronzed dismay on the water

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

Mitcham sailor Nick Thompson may have won bronze for GB at the ISAF World Championships, but he is still disappointed.

Friday secures Coombes coup for Scottish

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

London Scottish director of rugby Mike Friday believes the capture of young Alec Coombes is a coup for the club, writes Andy Weston.




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