• Double injury whammy for United

    Sutton United face a defensive dilemma after John Scarborough and Neil Lampton picked up injuries in Saturday's 3-1 defeat at home to Yeading. Centre-half lynchpin Scarborough broke his nose and is doubtful for Saturday's match at Eastleigh, while stand-in

  • Robins boss shoulders blame

    Carshalton Athletic manager Dave Garland changed his tune after his side's latest defeat on Tuesday night - it's not just the players who are to blame for the Robins poor form the management have got it wrong, too. Garland promised to completely overhaul

  • Swans boss can’t end his Beveree jinx

    Staines Town manager Steve Cordery's jinx against former club Hampton & Richmond continued when the Swans lost 3-2 on Saturday, but they bounced back on Tuesday with a 2-0 home victory over Tonbridge Angels. A first win in 10 Ryman League matches - stretching

  • Travel sickness a bugbear for Quins

    Harlequins RL's dismal run of away form accounted for the final nail being hammered into their play-off hopes in the Jungle at Castleford Tigers on Saturday. The Stoop side have not won on the road in Super League since Henry Paul's last-gasp drop goal

  • Richards pledges to cut out errors

    NEC Harlequins rugby director Dean Richards has vowed his team will not repeat the errors he says cost them maximum points against London Irish on Saturday. The Stoop outfit went down 20-19 to a last-minute Riki Flutey penalty on their Guinness Premiership

  • Pierre to the four in Terrors FA Cup rout

    New signing Pierre Joseph-Dubois made a dream debut for Tooting & Mitcham on Saturday as the Terrors swept into the FA Cup first qualifying round. The 18-year-old, who arrived on loan from Premiership new boys Reading on Friday, bagged four goals as

  • Park make a horror start

    Rosslyn Park made a nightmare start to the National Division Three season on Saturday when they crashed 43-5 at Westcombe Park. Skipper Shaun Justice cajoled his troops, but there was no lack of commitment - the visitors were simply outplayed and outclassed

  • Jurco sets the standard in US

    A Putney swimming coach put his money where his mouth is to make a dream come true at the 2006 FINA World Masters Championships in America last week. Wandsworth Swimming Club's Martin Jurco secured a career-best fourth place in the men's over-30 50m

  • Bainborough rings changes in bid to halt slump

    Hounslow Borough boss Dennis Bainborough, having dropped four players in midweek, will be making more changes - including two new signings - for Saturday's visit to Pegasus. Bainborough, whose side have plunged down the Hellenic League table following

  • Bolger injury mars Tanners’ handy start

    Leatherhead midfielder Gavin Bolger faces six weeks out with a suspected broken foot. The in-form midfield former AFC Wimbledon star hobbled through Saturday's 2-0 FA Cup preliminary round triumph over Epsom & Ewell and returned from hospital the following

  • Carshalton 0 Heybridge Swifts 2

    Carshalton slumped to their third successive home defeat of the season against mid-table Heybridge who ran out comfortable winners with second half goals from Richard Jolly and Sean Marks. The Robins started brightly enough with a long range effort by

  • Every little helps destroy Broadway

    I fear that before very long the busy and vibrant Tolworth Broadway will have its life sucked out by Tesco. It plans to open a huge superstore on the old Ministry of Agriculture and Food site - now there's an irony - and I believe that the businesses

  • Putney Debates re-enactments are ‘tacky’?

    I am a former history and English teacher of over 50 years. My interest was with Putney Church and the Putney Debates on democracy. What fascinated me was that these common soldiers - "poor scrubs" as they called themselves - should (a) argue with their

  • Moving memorial is an insult to my dead pal

    Could I be told why I am now denied access to the river from the Church? There is no notice, just Stasi-type chains. The last time I tried to get access to what I stupidly thought I paid for, a sort of SA type told me "I don't think you should be here

  • Where does one park?

    I do sympathise with the reader who had a bad experience with a parking ticket. I too was given a ticket while parked in a properly painted bay outside Hudson's restaurant in Lower Richmond Road at 6.35pm. I am a disabled driver with two forms of cancer

  • Parking ticket was not ours

    Your correspondent who complained about receiving a parking ticket while parked in Sainsbury's car park seemed to think that this somehow involved the council. This is incorrect. We do not enforce time limits or parking restrictions in privately owned

  • It’s a conspiracy to spoil a lovely area

    I have a concern over what is happening to our borough from a planning point of view, as I believe various policies are conspiring together to create a irreversible gradual decline to our quality of life. I would like to use what is happening to Northcote

  • Competing with the best in the borough

    Croydon Business has confirmed that BBC royal correspondent and former I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here contestant Jennie Bond will host this year's Croydon Best of Borough awards ceremony. The glitzy award ceremony, which will be held at Addington

  • Pub regular attacks barmaid after sexuality jibes

    A South Croydon pub regular fed up with jibes about his sexuality ran after a barmaid and hit her with a piece of wood. Croydon Crown Court heard last Friday that Philip McHugo, who has been a regular at the Folly pub since the 1970s, caused serious

  • Get pet theft back on leash

    An animal lover has spent more than £2,000 of her own money taking out an advertisement to raise awareness of the huge number of pets that go missing in Surrey. Emily Baum, 31, has paid for the advertisement in this newspaper and sister paper the Surrey

  • Majesty’s missing telegram

    A 100-year-old woman was left bitterly disappointed after a mix-up meant she did not receive her birthday telegram from the Queen. Royal Mail has apologised to Jane Howes after her royal telegram was locked inside a safe at a sorting office in Thornton

  • Autism rap for council

    The parents of an autistic boy who believed a tribunal was misled when their son was given a place at an unsuitable school have been vindicated at the High Court. At the High Court last Friday Judge Mr Justice Sullivan said Croydon Council had "betrayed