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Brentford: Bees got asking price for Forshaw says Warburton

Your Local Guardian:

3:06pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton

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

Your Local 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.

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

Your Local 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.

Brentford: Nevermind McCormack, Fulham feared our attacking threat says Bees defender

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Brentford defender Harlee Dean reckons the respect former Premier League outfit Fulham gave his side on Tuesday is a sign the Bees are in the Championship to stay.

Brentford v Fulham: McCormack strikes to settle west London derby

Your Local Guardian:

9:39pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Fulham striker Ross McCormack proved money can buy you a League Cup win as his 69th minute strike put the former Premier League side into the third round with a 1-0 win at Brentford.

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

Your Local 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

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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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Robins skipper demands a team approach to goals

Your Local Guardian:

9:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Carshalton Athletic captain Tony Sinclair believes everyone has responsibility to score the goals after the Robins secured a 1-0 win away at bottom club Walton Casuals on Saturday.

Defender has no regrets on Liverpool exit

Your Local 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.

All of the Time - No More Allardyce Guy

Your Local 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.

London Welsh: Exiles have come a long way since Henley

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

London Welsh have come a long way since their opening pre-season friendly with Henley Hawks, says Seb Stegmann.

Beavers will not be in trouble for long says rival Blues boss

Your Local Guardian:

11:59am Monday 25th August 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is confident Hampton & Richmond Borough’s malaise will not last this season, but he would not mind if the Beavers’ shocking form continued until after the bank holiday.

Brentford: Bees earn well deserved Birmingham point

Your Local Guardian:

11:34am Monday 25th August 2014

Moses Odubajo helped Brentford overcome the handicap of playing with ten men for the vast majority of the match to draw 1-1 with Birmingham City at Griffin Park on Saturday.

Record breaker Farah targets double world title defence

Your Local Guardian:

11:29am Monday 25th August 2014

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his twin daughters' second birthday by breaking Steve Ovett's 36-year British record over two miles in Sunday's Sainsbury's Grand Prix, writes Sacha Clayton.

Palace skipper keen for managerial vacancy to be filled

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Hampton will not be struggling for long

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is confident Hampton & Richmond Borough’s malaise will not last this season, but he would not mind if the Beavers’ shocking form continued until after the bank holiday.

Kingstonian: McCollin keeps the faith in Pinney

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Ks striker Andre McCollin has told striker partner Nathaniel Pinney he will not be getting any more charitable donations from him this season.

Nick has last Scott at Welsh starting slot

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

London Welsh’s friendly with Pontypridd on Saturday is the players’ last chance to stake a claim for a starting place against Exeter Chiefs, says winger Nick Scott.

Gidlow ready for Scottish return

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Centre PJ Gidlow is confident London Scottish will learn a lot from a 40-5 thrashing from Premiership runners-up Saracens, writes Oli Shapley.

Surbiton's Alice in wonderland thanks to SW19 triumph

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Surbiton’s Alice Klugman admitted lifting a winner’s trophy was the icing on the cake after finally getting to play at SW19 as part of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon National 14 & Under Challenge Finals.

Odds slashed on shock Palace return for Pulis

Your Local 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. 

Henry on Hockey - Time to relax and reflect after the Commonwealth Games

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Now the dust has settled, England hockey international and Wimbledon star Henry Weir reflects on winning a Commonwealth Games bronze.

Brentford: Dallas keeps lid on the hype

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Stuart Dallas might have started the season like a train, but he is not getting carried away with his own hype.

Clough buys into the Sutton United plan for glory

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Sutton United skipper Charlie Clough may have attracted the attentions of clubs higher up the football pyramid over the summer, but he was not about to have his head turned.

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

Your Local 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.

Chessington's Stevenson sets sights on singles final in Nottingham

Your Local Guardian:

10:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

Chessington tennis star Luke Stevenson takes on Abingdon's Alexix Canter in the semi-finals of the Nikes Junior Tennis Championships today with a spring in his step.

AFC Wimbledon: Winning ugly is only a good sign says Francomb

Your Local Guardian:

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s George Francomb reckons winning games without playing well is a sign the Dons can sustain a promotion bid this term, writes Stuart Amos.

Crystal Palace pull plug on Malky Mackay appointment

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Sutton & Epsom RFC head coach gets prepared to go again

Your Local 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.

Kench: Esher ethos is priceless commodity

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Esher skipper Ian Kench believes team spirit and the return of Mike Schmid as director of rugby can see his side mount a National Divisino One title challenge this term.

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

Your Local 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.

Neighbours prepare to battle it out on the tennis court

Your Local Guardian:

5:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Neighbours Jack Draper from Ashtead and Sutton's Brendan Murphy go head to head tomorrow (Wednesday) for a place in the U14s Nike Junior Tennis Championships final.

Ashtead tennis star of the future through to junior quarter-finals

Your Local Guardian:

5:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ashtead's Ben Draper has reached the quarter-finals of the U16 boys’ singles tournament at the Nike Junior Tennis Championships.

Sharp shooter Patel is Kingston's surgeon with a steady hand

Your Local Guardian:

4:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cobham Commonwealth shooting champion Parag Patel says his ability as a surgeon – including work at Kingston Hospital – is what makes him a cut above the rest, writes Jack Miller.

Rickham eyes World title and Paralympics qualification

Your Local Guardian:

2:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Epsom sailor Alexandra Rickham is vying for a sixth consecutive world championship, but she also has an eye on qualification for Rio 2016.

Crystal Palace to unveil new manager

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Quartet on song for Cheam Croquet & Bowls Club

Your Local Guardian:

10:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cheam Croquet & Bowls Club did themselves proud last weekend scooping the top gong for doubles in a south east tournament.

Corinthian Casuals: Boss Howard notices less Casual attitude

Your Local 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.

Ewell man rows into the record books

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A student from Ewell has rowed himself into the record books after being part of the youngest ever team to row from California to Hawaii.

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

Your Local 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”.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.




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