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Deadline day round-up: McArthur gets another shot at the Premier League with Crystal Palace

Your Local Guardian:

8:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock wanted to bring in four new names on transfer deadline day, but in the end had to settle for three.

By George, Francomb has lengthy Womble dreams

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

George Francomb is in the last year of his Dons contract and has started the season like his professional future depends on it.

Dons hitman Tubbs up for player of the month

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

AFC Wimbledon striker Matt Tubbs has been nominated for the SkyBet League Two player of the month.

Kingstonian: Bury Town's Garnham frustrates Ks at Kingsmeadow

Your Local Guardian:

10:02pm Monday 1st September 2014

Bury Town keeper Marcus Garnham prevented Kingstonian from moving up to third in the Ryman Premier League on Monday night.

Leafe boss enjoys FA Cup revenge over Chatham

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

Whyteleafe boss John Fowler enjoyed FA Cup revenge last weekend thanks to a 2-1 preliminary round win at Chatham Town.

Robins fly in the FA Cup after a five star showing

Your Local Guardian:

11:11am Monday 1st September 2014

Carshalton Athletic overcame an early scare to comprehensively beat Mole Valley SCR and reach the first qualifying round of the FA Cup.

AFC Wimbledon: Downbeat Ardley rues worrying home form

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Neal Ardley cut a downbeat figure in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s League Two defeat to Stevenage Borough.

Warnock is loving the character of his Crystal Palace stars

Your Local Guardian:

10:10am Monday 1st September 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock praised his new players after a ding-dong Premier League draw at Newcastle United on Saturday.

All of the Time - Chimes of Wilfriedom

Your Local Guardian:

9:50am Monday 1st September 2014

There is something special about an injury time equaliser that puts it above almost any other goal-scoring circumstances.

Brentford: Warburton thrilled with organised Bees performance

Your Local Guardian:

9:09am Monday 1st September 2014

Brentford turned in a spirited, hard working performance to defeat Rotherham United 2-0 at the New York Stadium on Saturday.

House of Payne: Pietersen needs to give more to Surrey than simply T20 Blast

Your Local Guardian:

3:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

We probably shouldn’t have been surprised that Surrey blew opportunity of reaching the Twenty20 Cup final at Edgbaston on Saturday, writes John Payne.

Surbiton's Sbihi makes key call as men's four are crowned world champions

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Surbiton's Moe Sbihi took the plaudits as Team GB's men's four claimed world championship gold on Saturday.

Walton Casuals: Debut boy Gutteridge strikes to earn Stags FA Cup replay

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

New signing Mitchell Gutteridge kept Walton Casuals FA Cup dreams alive on Saturday and ended a run of six straight defeats for boss Mark Hams' men.

Kingstonian: Harper hails ugly win at Tonbridge

Your Local Guardian:

8:38am Sunday 31st August 2014

Ks assistant manager Graham Harper defended a smash-and-grab display at Tonbridge Angels on Saturday, a 2-0 victory which preserved the team’s unbeaten start to the season.

Elmbridge's Italian job - Italy, Wales, Fiji & Namibia are hoping Elmbridge can help their World Cup dreams

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Elmbridge is no stranger to rugby, but Cobham RFC chairman Tony Balkwill believes the rugby World Cup will find a wider audience when it visits the borough in 2015.

London Scottish put Best foot forward for Warriors challenge

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Neil Best has assured London Scottish supporters that they will rise to the challenge when they host Glasgow Warriors this Saturday, writes Oli Shapley.

FA Cup preview - Walton Casuals boss: "I'd have sacked me by now"

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams has praised the club’s directors for backing him to the hilt and is out to repay their faith with FA Cup glory

Warnock could have been Palace manager last season

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Neil Warnock was in talks to take over at Crystal Palace before Tony Pulis’ appointment in November.

AFC Wimbledon: It’s Shea’s jersey to lose now

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner has a fight on his hands to reclaim the number one shirt from James Shea, according to boss Neal Ardley.

Bridge Banter: Have Everton found the key to unlock Chelsea?

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Everton’s scouts believe they have found a chink in the Blues armour ahead of this weekend’s clash at Goodison Park.

Horse Racing tips and selections for Sat 30th Aug

Your Local Guardian: Deep Trouble and Leighton Aspell survive this blunder at the last to provide Banbury trainer Ben Case with the biggest win of his career at Sandown on Saturday

6:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Horse Racing tips and selections for Saturday, August 30th, including Sandown and Bath.

London Welsh: Entertainer Weepu lightens exiles mood

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

All Black legend Piri Weepu has lightened the mood at London Welsh as much as anything, says director of rugby Justin Burnell, writes Stuart Amos.

Moles keep lid on dreams after FA Cup goal glut

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Despite winning their first FA Cup clash of the season 11-0, Molesey boss Steve Webb is keeping his feet on the floor ahead of the next installment at Cray Wanderers this weekend.

Hampton: Barry slams Beavers stars for not pulling their weight

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough joint manager Paul Barry has criticised the attitude of his players following a disastrous start to the season, writes Josh Doherty.

AFC Wimbledon: Prepare for a reaction this weekend... of sorts

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Fans heading to the Cherry Red Records stadium this weekend for the Dons clash with Stevenage could be forgiven for turning away after both managers’ less than flattering description of their players.

Millen's future at Palace is thrown into doubt as Warnock prepares to bring in new staff

Your Local Guardian:

9:12am Friday 29th August 2014

Neil Warnock is looking to bring in new staff at Selhurst Park, throwing the future of Keith Millen into doubt.

Time to stand up to the Sutton United plate

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Paul Doswell has demanded his Sutton United stars stand up to the plate after a slow start to the Vanarama Conference South campaign.

Harlequins: Skipper Marler backs Sinckler to be next big thing

Your Local Guardian:

8:50am Friday 29th August 2014

Joe Marler knows strength comes from within, which is why he is tipping fellow prop and Quins clubmate Kyle Sinckler for a big season this term.

Brentford: Championship has not seen best of Bees yet

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Brentford might have crashed out of the Capital One Cup to fierce divisional rivals Fulham, but Harlee Dean says there is much to be optimistic about.

Crystal Palace duo Warnock and Puncheon shake and make up

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

New Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has made his peace with winger Jason Puncheon.

Dons are not the finished article just yet, says Ardley

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Neal Ardley says there is still one piece missing in the AFC Wimbledon jigsaw, but he is not convinced he will get his man before Monday’s transfer deadline.

Warnock returns to Crystal Palace to finish the job

Your Local Guardian:

9:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

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

Miller time at Fulwell for champ Chad

Your Local Guardian:

4:58pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Richmond schools gold champion Chad Miller add another title to his haul last week.

Kingstonian: Pinney must be patient says Ks boss

Your Local Guardian:

5:24pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Kingstonian boss Tommy Williams has told striker Nathaniel Pinney he will get a first league start for the club sooner rather than later.

Warnock spent "half an hour convincing Zaha to become an Eagle"

Your Local Guardian:

4:26pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Neil Warnock’s first job as Crystal Palace boss will be to bring back Selhurst Park legend Wilfried Zaha from the Manchester United wilderness.

Rickham rides the waves all the way to Rio

Your Local Guardian:

12:19pm Thursday 28th August 2014

After five consecutive world titles, Epsom sailor Alexandra Rickham has finally relinquished her crown at the 2014 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships.

Henman gives a hurrah to Sutton’s LTA showpiece

Your Local Guardian:

12:06pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Former British tennis number one Tim Henman has proclaimed the Sutton Tennis & Squash Club’s latest tournament as the lifeblood of future talent.

‘Unacceptable’ Robins must regroup ahead of FA Cup clash

Your Local Guardian:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Carshalton Athletic boss Stuart Massey pulled no punches after an “unacceptable” showing at home to Tooting & Mitcham United on Monday.

Tooting & Mitcham United boss wants more of the winning mentality

Your Local 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.

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

Your Local 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

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.




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