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

Streatham 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.

Kingston's Ayinde is no slacker for title test

Streatham Guardian:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Rising boxing star Anthony Ayinde says he is leading the perfect lifestyle to ensure he fulfils his title ambitions next month.

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

Streatham 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.

Jomni's golden moment is all down to wife.... of sorts

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Roehampton's Moatez Jomni admits he owes all of his success to "second wife" Jenny Archer after storming to gold at the IPC Athletics World Championships.

Rooney feels the tiredness in his legs in Birmingham

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Martyn Rooney admitted he had surprised himself after he battled fatigue to finish third in the 400m at the at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.

Choong remains upbeat despite slow assault on Youth Olympics

Streatham Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A medal might have eluded Whitgift School pupil Henry Choong at the Youth Olympic Games, but the modern pentathlon starlet insists he will be better for his Nanjing adventure.

Latest from Hercules Wimbledon: The Sharp one is back

Streatham Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's Matthew Sharp made an impressive return to racing after a five months absence due to injury when he won the Surrey 10,000m track title at Tooting Bec on Saturday - just 40 years after his dad took gold in the event.

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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Richmond receive professional boost to title defence

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Harry AA has no cause for disappointment

Streatham Guardian:

8:46am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey insisted there was no reason for disappointment despite finishing sixth in the men’s 100m at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.

All of the Time - No More Allardyce Guy

Streatham 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.

The magnificent seven from Croydon Harriers

Streatham Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Seven Croydon Harriers were in action at the Tooting track & field open on Saturday.

London Welsh: Exiles have come a long way since Henley

Streatham 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.

Record breaker Farah targets double world title defence

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Nick has last Scott at Welsh starting slot

Streatham 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.

Ex-Hampton School boy plays down chances of England call

Streatham Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Former Hampton School student Zafar Ansari is propelling Surrey back to the top with bat and ball, but the 22-year-old insists his England chances are non-existent until they get there.

Gidlow ready for Scottish return

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Clough buys into the Sutton United plan for glory

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Re-Joyce, for there is no stopping Commonwealth champion Joe

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

The man who propelled Putney boxer Joe Joyce on his way to Commonwealth gold is convinced the super-heavyweight can go all the way to Rio 2016.

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

Streatham 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.

Hercules Wimbledon's Grima has double reason to celebrate

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's top women's marathon runner, Claire Grima, lifted two Surrey titles in one go when she competed in the Wimbledon Dash 5km road race at Wimbledon Park on Sunday.

Ford claims Surrey have the edge ahead of T20 Blast finals day

Streatham Guardian:

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Surrey coach Graham Ford reckons last season’s Twenty 20 finals day disappointment and the big game atmosphere give his side an edge as they go in search of silverware this weekend.

Crystal Palace pull plug on Malky Mackay appointment

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Nadew comes of age for Herne Hill Harriers

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Feysel Nadew clinched gold in the 800m as a clutch of Herne Hill Harriers' teenagers came of age at the South of England track & field championships.

Hercules Wimbledon sprinters dominate South of England meeting

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon youngsters dominated the sprints at the South of England U15/U17 Championships at Crystal Palace on Saturday, with brothers Rechmial and Chad Miller and Jaleel Roper all taking gold medals.

Kench: Esher ethos is priceless commodity

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Crystal Palace to unveil new manager

Streatham 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

Streatham 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.

Croydon sprinters rule the European circuit

Streatham Guardian:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Croydon Harriers can boast some of the fastest men on the continent after a golden week at the European Championships in Zurich.

Weir overjoyed by the blurring of the lines

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commonwealth and six-time Olympic champion David Weir is pumped that Paralympians are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Corinthian Casuals: Boss Howard notices less Casual attitude

Streatham 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.









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