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Crystal Palace boss brings in Campbell to do one thing - hit the back of the net

Your Local Guardian:

10:47am Monday 28th July 2014

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has admitted that the capture of Fraizer Campbell is all about goals.

Day volley seals young Eagles win at Hampton

Your Local Guardian:

10:48am Monday 28th July 2014

Crystal Palace youngster Thomas Day stuck a wonder volley to give the Eagles a 3-2 pre-season win at Hampton & Richmond Borough on Saturday.

Williams: Braintree will be good benchmark for Kingstonian

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Ks boss Tommy Williams reckons next week’s clashes with Skrill Premier Braintree Town and Dover Athletic will be the perfect test of his side’s Ryman Premier League credentials.

Strawberry Hill golfer out to build on Open experience

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Strawberry Hill golfer Chris Rodgers might not have been completely satisfied with his British Open debut, but he is hoping it is a platform to bigger and better things.

House of Payne: Dons victory proves Chelsea just want to win everything

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon did themselves proud in their pre-season friendly with Chelsea even if they eventually ran out of steam in their 3-2 defeat, writes John Payne.

Chelsea's Terry enjoys nostalgia trip to Kingsmeadow

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Chelsea playing a pre-season game on a hot summer’s day at Kingsmeadow is a source of nostalgia for many people.

Rosslyn Park's Rowland give the inside track

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Harry Rowland is Rosslyn Park through and through, so he is best placed to reveal how last season’s disappointment at missing out on promotion to the Championship will affect this year’s campaign.

Ardley yet to decide on Kennedy's AFC Wimbledon future

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has not closed the door on bringing defender Callum Kennedy back into the squad as his search for a defender continues.

Bridge Banter: We all have to start somewhere, just ask Chelsea skipper John Terry

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

I suppose we all have to start somewhere. It’s just a shame that most young players will not make the big time.

Twickenham's Mitchell happy to look forward with confidence in GP3

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Twickenham racing driver Mitchell Gilbert may not have got the results to prove it but is finally happy he is getting somewhere this season.

King George VI preview and Weekend selections

Your Local Guardian: Betfair Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

This weekend sees the return of big racing to Ascot with the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (more commonly known as the King George) at Ascot, just a month removed from the Royal Ascot festival.

Time running out for crocked Julian at Sutton United

Your Local Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Sutton United keeper Alan Julian is facing a race against time to be fit for the start of the Skrill South season in three weeks’ time.

Harper: Pinney must keep feet on the ground at Ks

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Assistant boss Graham Harper has warned striker Nathaniel Pinney if he thinks he has life at Kingstonian cracked, he has another thing coming.

AFC Wimbledon boss has a message for his "strutting" wannabes

Your Local Guardian:

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

While Neal Ardley was left generally pleased with the 2-1 win over Sutton United on Tuesday night, he still has reasons to be knock his Dons players down a peg or two.

In May, Kennedy was injured, without a club and facing uncertainty, but now... Opportunity comes Callum

Your Local Guardian:

10:28am Friday 25th July 2014

When Callum Kennedy fell victim to the annual end of season Dons player cull, he thought his time at the Cherry Red Records stadium had come to an end.

Mixed Commonwealth Games emotions for Calvino

Your Local Guardian:

9:56am Friday 25th July 2014

Wimbledon weightlifter Jo Calvino is enduring mixed emotions after finishing fifth at the Commonwealth Games.

Rowsell leads by example at the Commonwealth Games

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Olympic cycling hero Joanna Rowsell is aiming for Commonwealth Games glory on four fronts – but she is also using her status to raise awareness of a personal fifth.

Tiffin schoolgirl Mehmet: I could have won English amateur title

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Tiffin Girls’ School student Inci Mehmet admitted two tee shots cost her English Women’s Amateur Championship title last week.

Hampton's Harris flying where Eagles dare

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Ben Harris already has four goals in three pre-season appearances for Hampton & Richmond Borough, but he knows he needs more to cement a Ryman Premier League starting slot.

Hampton ready themselves for Ryman rough and tumble

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Boss Paul Barry has warned the kid gloves are set to come off for his Hampton & Richmond Borough men.

Cowell: Commonwealth showcase can put tumbling on the map

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A Richmond gymnast is hoping a starring role in the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony can see her sport become part of the Olympic programme.

Crystal Palace overloaded on fitness, but that's what it is all about

Your Local Guardian:

9:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has been deliberating overloading the players in an effort to get them to the peak of fitness ahead of the new Premier League season.

Wimbledon will profit from quartet’s Commonwealth Games time

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Wimbledon Hockey Club’s Michael Hoare and his England compatriots kick-off their Commonwealth Games campaign today [Thursday], and the defender can only see the positives for his club side.

Burnell gets Down for Welsh

Your Local Guardian:

7:18am Thursday 24th July 2014

Head coach Justin Burnell has backed lock James Down to satep up a level at London Welsh this season.

Whyteleafe are riding the wave of team spirit says boss Fowler

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Boss John Fowler says Whyteleafe are riding the wave of a terrific team spirit as they enter a new era of Ryman Division One South football.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.




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