Comedian Eddie Izzard enjoying Crystal Palace success

Your Local Guardian: L-R Maxi Jazz, Stephen Browett and Eddie Izzard

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

Eddie Izzard has warned the top half of the Premier League that Crystal Palace will be coming for them next season.

Pulis speaks of Crystal Palace pride after safety all but guaranteed by Everton win

Your Local Guardian: Welsh roots: Tony Pulis watched Cardiff City as a young boy

10:59pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Tony Pulis has spoken of his pride about the fact Crystal Palace will be in the top flight again next season after reaching 40 points tonight at Goodison Park.

Eagles march on with stunning Toffees win

Your Local Guardian: High praise: Cameron Jerome is loving Palace under the leadership of Tony Pulis

9:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Crystal Palace recorded a fourth straight victory at Everton tonight to all but secure their Premier League status for another season.

Simeone won't stop Costa Blues move

Your Local Guardian: Diego Simeone, pictured, does not know whether Diego Costa will remain with Atletico Madrid beyond the end of this season

2:51pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.

Palace and Brighton fans to go head to head for charity

Your Local Guardian: The two teams from last year (pic credit Seb Daly)

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Rivalries will be set aside as Crystal Palace and Brighton fans go head to head for charity next month.

Ryman League round up week 34

Your Local Guardian: Bang: Dee Okejie's scores the Ks winner over Lowestoft on Saturday            DeadlinePix: BT84434

8:57am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Kingstonian took another step towards cementing a play-off berth thanks to Dee Okejie’s winner over fellow promotion hopefuls Lowestoft.

Pulis: We want Ince to stay at Crystal Palace

Your Local Guardian: Bit-part role: Tom Ince in action during the defeat to Southampton

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Tony Pulis has revealed that Crystal Palace are keen to sign loanee Tom Ince on a permanent deal when the transfer window opens this summer.

Five star - Leatherhead secure home play-off with a stellar demolition of Crawley Down Gatwick

Your Local Guardian: Opener: Tom Parkinson grabbed the first goal in Leatherhead's 5-0 win at Crawley Down Gatwick

12:56pm Monday 14th April 2014

Leatherhead ripped into relegation-threatened Crawley Down Gatwick on Saturday to secure another three points and home advantage in the Ryman Division One South play-off semi- finals.

All of the Time - The Villa takes it all

Your Local Guardian: Match winner: Jason Puncheon grabbed a second half winner against Aston Villa on Saturday                      SP81982

10:26am Monday 14th April 2014

For about five seconds on Saturday I found myself joining in with the "WE ARE STAYING UP, SAY WE ARE STAYING UP" chant.

Puncheon gives full credit to Pulis for his and Palace's revival

Your Local Guardian: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Selhurst Park - Premier League - April 12, 2014

10:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Crystal Palace’s man of the moment Jason Puncheon has praised Tony Pulis for turning his season around after giving the winger confidence to overcome his homecoming jitters.

Puncheon not convinced Eagles are safe yet despite Aston Villa success

Your Local Guardian: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Selhurst Park - Premier League - April 12, 2014

10:12am Monday 14th April 2014

Jason Puncheon is refusing to take survival for granted as Crystal Palace travel to Goodison Park full of confidence after recording a third straight victory over relegation rivals Aston Villa.

Keeper in confident mood ahead of Everton trip

Your Local Guardian: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Selhurst Park - Premier League - April 12, 2014

9:50am Monday 14th April 2014

Julian Speroni says Crystal Palace head to Everton full of belief after three straight wins lifted the Eagles to the brink of safety.

Kingstonian boss not getting carried away with play-off charge

Your Local Guardian: On target: Ks midfielder Dee Okojie fires hoem the winner in Saturday's 1-0 triumph over Lowestoft Town

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Kingstonian boss Alan Dowson revealed there were no celebrations after Saturday's 1-0 win over Lowestoft Town - because the job of securing a Ryman Premeir League play-off spot was still to be done.

Warburton pleased despite Swindon defeat for Brentford

Your Local Guardian: Off: Brentford midfielder Adam Forshaw saw red early in the second half after picking up a second yellow card

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton was far from disappointed with his side's 1-0 defeat at Swindon Town on Saturday.

Chelsea keep up pressure at top

Your Local Guardian: Demba Ba scored another crucial goal for Chelsea

6:17pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Demba Ba struck another priceless goal following his Champions League heroics to keep Chelsea firmly in the Barclays Premier League title race.

Puncheon backs Pulis for award

Your Local Guardian: Tony Pulis has led Crystal Palace up the table

1:57pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Crystal Palace match-winner Jason Puncheon believes Tony Pulis would be a worthy winner of the Barclays Premier League manager of the year award, with the Eagles now all but safe following victory over Aston Villa.

Brentford promotion charge stalls at Swindon

Your Local Guardian: Off: Brentford midfielder Adam Forshaw saw red early in the second half after picking up a second yellow card

12:01pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Brentford's promotion charge stalled as they lost 1-0 to Swindon Town at the County Ground on Saturday.

A jubliant Crystal Palace are buying into the Pulis philosophy

Your Local Guardian: Philosophy: Tony Pulis is in tune with his Palace players

5:59pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Tony Pulis has thanked his Eagles for buying into the Pulis philosophy, and keeping him in a job.

Puncheon on the mark as Crystal Palace see off lowly Aston Villa

Your Local Guardian: Winner: Jason Puncheon's fifth goal of the season sealed the points over Aston Villa

5:25pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Jason Puncheon scored 76th-minute winner as Crystal Palace recorded their third straight win beating a poor Aston Villa 1-0 at Selhurst Park.

Woosie's Words: Counter attacking the way to go for Palace

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9:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

It’s not often that I play football anymore, you know, things to do, people to see and all that; but the other week I was asked to join my mates’ five-a-side team and help them out. I rocked up Whyteleafe’s ground where the pitches were and was told to stay back and defend.

Gourlay: Courtois can face Chelsea

Your Local Guardian: Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will be free to play for Atletico Madrid against Chelsea

11:43am Friday 11th April 2014

Chelsea's own goalkeeper is poised to stand between them and a place in the Champions League final after the 2012 winners were drawn to play Thibaut Courtois' Atletico Madrid.

Magath's ranks bolstered by trio

Your Local Guardian: Scott Parker could bolster Fulham's ranks against Norwich

4:47pm Friday 11th April 2014

Fulham manager Felix Magath could welcome back three players for the crucial Barclays Premier League clash with fellow strugglers Norwich on Saturday.

Chelsea face Atletico in Champions League semi

Your Local Guardian: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

2:22pm Friday 11th April 2014

Today's semi-final draw pitted Jose Mourinho's men against the Primera Division leaders, who knocked out Barcelona in the quarter-finals.

Hampton's Moone shines in response to Barry's red card blast

Your Local Guardian: Mixed week: Hampton's Charlie Moone in action against Lowestoft Town before his early bath

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Hampton & Richmond Borough striker Charlie Moone responded to joint boss Paul Barry’s red card blast with a late match winning double against Hendon on Monday, writes Stuart Amos.  

Will Palace stay up? Fans and pundits give their end of season predictions

Your Local Guardian: Crystal Palace v Chelsea - Premier League - Saturday, March 29, 2014

10:18am Friday 11th April 2014

If the Eagles stay up, it would be their most successful season since the Premier League was formed in 1992. So we scoured the length and breadth of south London for some expert predictions....

Crystal Palace deny Cardiff spying allegations

Your Local Guardian: Vincent Tan

9:21am Friday 11th April 2014

Crystal Palace have denied any wrongdoing after being accused by Cardiff’s maverick chairman Vincent Tan of spying.

Inside the Box with Alan Bennett - Even us footballers find the season run-in exciting

Your Local Guardian: Final day drama: Alan Bennett celebrates the opening goal in Dons vital, final day win over Fleetwood Town               SP73108

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

The run-in is always the most exciting part of the season. What were the other results? Did they win? Where are we now in the table? Who have they left to play?

Midson: Give me the starts, and I'll give you the goals

Your Local Guardian: Among the goals: Jack Midson scored the winner over Cheltenham Town                      Picture: David Purday

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Jack Midson has sent a plain message to AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley – give me the starts, and I’ll give you the goals.

McCallum believes United's play-off experience will count for everything

Your Local Guardian: Man with the know how: Gavin McCallum can see the experience he believes will get United through the play-offs                      SP83097

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sutton United’s hopes of automatic promotion out of the Skrill South are fading after a defeat last weekend, but striker Gavin McCallum believes they have what it takes to win promotion via the play-offs.

Chelsea can improve dodgy away form at Swansea

Your Local Guardian: Ball boy Charlie Morgan is led away after being kicked by Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

9:10am Friday 11th April 2014

Bridge Banter: The memory of the Blues’ Carling Cup defeat in Wales a year ago is still raw for the boys in blue.

Page wants sheets cleaned for Ks promotion push

Your Local Guardian: Keeping things tight: Kingstonian captain Sam Page is more keen on keeping goals out of his own net rather than scoring

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Kingstonian skipper Sam Page ended his goal drought on Saturday, but revealed he is more interested in cleansheets as the race to the Ryman Premier League play-offs enters the home straight.  

Dallas wait for Brentford start was well worth it

Your Local Guardian: Moving on up: Stuart Dallas has impressed during his last two starts for the Bees

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Brentford midfielder Stuart Dallas is reaping the rewards of time spent at the wrong end of the table.  

Cup kings Blues have plenty to play for

Your Local Guardian: Shoot on sight: Former Arsenal trainee and Jamaican international Nigel Neita takes a shot in Tuesday’s 3-0 London Senior Cup semi-final triumph over Wingate & Finchley at Imber Court	 	Deadlinepix SP83420

5:04pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mid-table Met Police may be forgiven for winding down to the end of the season – but boss Jim Cooper is having none of it.  

Palace teammates Jedinak and Dikgacoi set to clash in international friendly

Your Local Guardian: All in it together: Mile Jedinak is loving the team ethic in the Palace camp

3:10pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Two Crystal Palace players are set to go head-to-head in a pre World Cup friendly next month.

Tanners boss Brady needs to get the cotton wool out

Your Local Guardian: 30-up: Tom Bradbrook's goals have continued to flow this season, including the winner over Folkestone Invicta on Saturday                      SP81226

8:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady is wrapping his star striker in cotton wool ahead of the Ryman Division One South play-offs.

Crystal Palace striker: Pulis is like a breath of fresh air

Your Local Guardian: High praise: Cameron Jerome is loving Palace under the leadership of Tony Pulis

7:20am Thursday 10th April 2014

Cameron Jerome has praised boss Tony Pulis for the turnaround in Crystal Palace’s Premier League fortunes.

Chelsea playmaker Hazard out for two weeks

Your Local Guardian: Eden Hazard launches Chelsea Asian Star programme

10:07am Thursday 10th April 2014

Eden Hazard will be out for at least of two weeks, according to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Risk and reward for Mourinho

Your Local Guardian: Jose Mourinho's side are into the semi-finals

12:53pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Jose Mourinho praised his Chelsea players for embracing his high-risk strategy in Tuesday night's Champions League quarter-final success over Paris St Germain.

It's Demba Drog-ba says joyful Jose

Your Local Guardian: Jose Mourinho lauded Demba Ba, pictured, for his all-round performance

11:06am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho lauded his much- maligned strike force and even compared Demba Ba to Didier Drogba after the Senegal striker fired the Blues into the Champions League semi-finals.

FA set to ban football betting

Your Local Guardian: The FA's proposal affects players down to step four of the non-league pyramid

3:06pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The Football Association has proposed that from next season anyone involved in the top eight tiers of the English league system will be subject to a worldwide betting ban.

Ardley looks for justice for his hard-working Dons

Your Local Guardian: Tough day: Will Antwi is dumped on his back in the 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers        Picture: David Purday

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Neal Ardley was all about justice after Dons’ 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

Former Sutton United man prepares for a shot at the MLS

Your Local Guardian: New role: Paul Telfer is bound for America to coach in the North American Soccer League

9:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Very soon, the Telfer family will board a plane bound for America, and Paul Telfer will be beginning a new journey, bound for the Major Soccer League.

Relegated Massey spies the secret to an immediate return to the Ryman Premier League

Your Local Guardian: Plans: Stuart Massey wants a physical approach next season

9:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Stuart Massey already has a plan to return Carshalton Athletic to the Ryman Premier League.

Nine-man Leafe's promotion challenge implodes

Your Local Guardian: Off: Roscoe DSane saw red in Whyteleafe's 1-0 defeat at Corinthian on Tuesday night - as did team-mate Jensen Grant              SP84263

8:03am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Whyteleafe suffered a major setback to their Southern Counties East League promotion challenge after a 1-0 defeat at Corinthian.

Crystal Palace striker aims to get back onto Pulis' radar by doing the business for the Dons

Your Local Guardian: In the blue: Kwesi Appiah in AFC Wimbledon colours during the League Two 0-0 draw against Bristol Rovers                Picture: David Purday

7:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Crystal Palace forward Kwesi Appiah hopes his loan move to AFC Wimbledon is just the formula to get onto Tony Pulis’ radar for next season.

Ba caps brilliant Chelsea fightback

Your Local Guardian: Demba Ba's late goal won the game for Chelsea

9:46pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Chelsea and Jose Mourinho dare to dream of European glory once more after overturning a two-goal deficit to advance to the Champions League semi-finals at the expense of Paris St Germain.

Mourinho hails "special" Blues

Your Local Guardian: Jose Mourinho, centre right, hailed his side's fighting spirit

11:21pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's "special spirit" was key in overcoming Paris St Germain and will worry whoever is pitted against them in the Champions League semi-finals.

Striker returns to the north with a ringing endorsement of AFC Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian: Back home: Charlie Wyke has returned to Middlesbrough

6:23pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Striker Charlie Wyke has returned to Middlesbrough after his three-month loan spell at the Cherry Red Records stadium came to an end.

Welcome to Selhurst Park - made from Lego

Your Local Guardian: Selhurst Park

2:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A die hard Crystal Palace fan has built a replica model of Selhurst Park......out of Lego.

All of the time: Unchained Ledley

Your Local Guardian: Homegrown talent: Joe Ledley got the second goal against Cardiff City

2:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

In quite bad form for a column about Crystal Palace, I didn’t really see Saturday’s match fully and I’ve only just watched Match of the Day.



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