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Harlequins: Narrow defeat leaves O’Shea thinking what could have been

Sutton Guardian:

3:56pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea cut a frustrated figure after his side’s narrow European Champions Cup defeat at Leinster on Saturday.

Harlequins: Matthews in the clear

Sutton Guardian:

11:39am Thursday 18th December 2014

Harlequins lock Charlie Matthews has been cleared by the European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) of any wrong-doing during Saturday’s European Champions Cup defeat at Leinster.

AFC Wimbledon: Benno and co turn Santa for the day

Sutton Guardian:

10:28am Wednesday 17th December 2014

For once, Dons defender Alan Bennett was not after a clean sheet, instead it was something much simpler – a smile.

Crystal Palace: Warnock sweats on Chamakh injury

Sutton Guardian:

8:19am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Neil Warnock will have to play a waiting game over the fitness of Palace striker Marouane Chamakh.

Sutton United: Doswell feeling the frustration of the FA Trophy

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell could not hide his frustration after watching his side knocked out of the FA Trophy at Hemel Hempstead.

Crystal Palace: Warnock still has need for Gayle

Sutton Guardian:

4:35pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Striker Dwight Gayle will not be leaving Crystal Palace in January, says boss Neil Warnock.

Crystal Palace: Warnock prepares to take a gamble on snagging the right striker

Sutton Guardian:

2:22pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is ready to take a gamble in the loan market in a desperate bid to solve the Eagles’ impotency in front of goal.

Indian teenager prepares to live the dream at Crystal Palace

Sutton Guardian:

7:53am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A 15-year-old Indian boy has won the trip of a lifetime to train at the Crystal Palace Academy.

Rosslyn Park: Codling unswervingly proud despite one-point defeat against full-time foe

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

Rosslyn Park coach Alex Codling was a proud man despite watching his side lose by a whisker to National League One leaders Ealing Trailfinders.

Roehampton graduates scoop BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Sutton Guardian:

4:21pm Monday 15th December 2014

Roehampton graduate Alex Matthews declared herself honoured after she scooped the team award at Sunday’s BBC Sports Review of the Year.

Croydon Harriers: Peter Chambers flies the GB & NI flag in Bulgaria

Sutton Guardian:

9:14am Monday 15th December 2014

Croydon Harrier Peter Chambers helped Great Britain’s junior team to fifth in the junior men’s race at the European cross-country championships in Bulgaria.

Croydon Harriers: Harhara waves the club flag at the South inter-counties

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 16th December 2014

At the Southern inter-counties in Oxford, Croydon Harriers' Omar Harhara was in action for Surrey in the U17 men’s race against 11 other counties.

MOTORSPORT: Robertson teams up Olympic legend Sir Chris

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

Whyteleafe motorhead Charlie Robertson has been signed up to partner “sporting legend” Sir Chris Hoy in the 2015 European Le Mans Series.

Sutton United: We need some lady luck, says boss Doswell

Sutton Guardian:

9:27am Friday 12th December 2014

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell is gunning for the FA Trophy second round this weekend, hoping lady luck pays a visit.

AFC Wimbledon: Ex-Liverpool and Dons cup winner has divided loyalties ahead of big FA Cup clash

Sutton Guardian:

9:15am Friday 12th December 2014

John Scales has concerns ahead of the AFC Wimbledon and Liverpool FA Cup tie – has he left it too late to get tickets?

AFC Wimbledon: League Two focus is paramount, says Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 12th December 2014

After beating Wycombe Wanderers to secure their place in the third round hat, Dons boss Neal Ardley wanted a glamour tie for the club to look forward to.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley wanted the cash but Reds clash will do

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 12th December 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley reckons Liverpool at the CRRS was not the plum FA Cup tie he was hoping for, but it is a very close second.

Crystal Palace: Dover Athletic players lay down the gauntlet to the Eagles

Sutton Guardian:

4:08pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

Dover Athletic striker Stefan Payne has thrown down the gauntlet to Crystal Palace ahead of their FA Cup third round clash in January.

Motorsport: Rivett gets behind the wheel again for season number 10

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 14th December 2014

Banstead driver Paul Rivett will return for his 10th season behind the wheel for the 2015 Renault UK Clio Cup when the action starts next year.

Gymnastics: Young Harry stuns the crowds

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 13th December 2014

Harry May was only competing at the British Gymnastics London Region GFA championship to gain experience, but he walked away with a bronze medal.

FOOD REVIEW: Indian fine dining in fine style at Rajeev's

Sutton Guardian:

5:30pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A fine dining Indian restaurant is, to me, a bit of an anomaly – I am more of a curry-house-at-the-end-of-a-Saturday-night kind of person.

Rosslyn Park: Brothers prepare to face off in top of table clash

Sutton Guardian:

3:40pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

There could be an almighty bang when Rosslyn Park and Ealing Trailfinders collide at the Rock on Saturday – and the Ellis family will be at the centre of it.

AFC Wimbledon: Give us the FA Cup draw we deserve, says victorious Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

7:25pm Sunday 7th December 2014

Neal Ardley has his fingers crossed that AFC Wimbledon “get the draw they deserve” after guiding them to the third round of the FA Cup.

Noble is ready for biggest fight yet

Sutton Guardian:

3:25pm Friday 5th December 2014

Croydon boxer Rakeem Noble is gearing up for his biggest fight in his professional career.

New pro on the boxing block Edwards declares: "It's show time"

Sutton Guardian:

2:50pm Friday 5th December 2014

Beddington boxer Charlie Edwards signed on the professional line and then declared: “It’s show time.”

TABLE TENNIS: McKibbin gets into a Djokovic state of mind

Sutton Guardian:

1:02pm Friday 5th December 2014

Wandsworth’s table tennis star Aaron McKibbin’s is determined to emulate tennis superstar Novak Djokovic when it comes having the psychological edge over opponents.

FA Cup preview: Wycombe Wanderers v AFC Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 7th December 2014

AFC Wimbledon head to Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon for what boss Neal Ardley has declared a “massive” FA Cup clash.

AFC Wimbledon: Stats don't lie, but judge us at the end of the season, says Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

11:10am Friday 5th December 2014

The stark statistics do not tell a pretty picture of progress under Neal Ardley, but the Dons boss wants to be judged at the end of the season.

Sutton United: Southam says "Stand up for United"

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 5th December 2014

Sutton United’s midfield enforcer Glen Southam has called on his team-mates to stand up and be counted.

AFC Wimbledon: Frampton is facing some tough decisions

Sutton Guardian:

2:16pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Andy Frampton is facing the toughest decision in football in the face of a possible career-ending injury, says Dons boss Neal Ardley.

AFC Wimbledon: Sainte-Luce needs to learn the way of the Dons, says Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

2:01pm Thursday 4th December 2014

Kevin Sainte-Luce has been missing from the AFC Wimbledon line-up for more than six weeks because he is failing to grasp the Dons ethos, says boss Neal Ardley.

Leatherhead: Brady unfazed by the Tanners tales of woe

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 4th December 2014

Richard Brady is enduring an “unprecedented” struggle against injuries and suspensions as Leatherhead’s season limps on.

Hockey: Dons prepare for festivities in style

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 5th December 2014

Wimbledon hockey men’s skipper Ben Hawes can enjoy the MHL Premier Division Christmas break in fine fettle, after last weekend’s 4-1 defeat of Southgate.

Schools head for London table tennis showdown

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 6th December 2014

Table tennis star of the future James Smith declared that every point counted as Whitgift School reached the London Schools final of the Jack Petchey Foundation team competition.

Codling keeps calm as Rosslyn Park close the gap on the leaders

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 4th December 2014

Rosslyn Park moved to within a point of National League One leaders Ealing Trailfinders, but head coach Alex Codling is far from getting carried away.

Croydon Harriers: Chambers gets the nod for GB

Sutton Guardian:

5:02pm Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Croydon Harriers Peter Chambers admitted to be shocked he was selected for the GB & NI squad for the 2014 European Cross-County Championships.

Crystal Palace: Warnock targets Eagles "Benteke" in the transfer window

Sutton Guardian:

8:29am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock will be hunting down his own Christian Benteke in the January transfer window.

Crystal Palace: Philosophical Warnock takes Villa defeat on the chin

Sutton Guardian:

10:51pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock was in philosophical mood after a frustrating night at Selhurst Park ended in a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa.

Preview: Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Warnock focussed on Eagles and not Villans

Sutton Guardian:

11:55am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is paying little attention to the plight of tonight’s visitors – preferring to concentrate on his own problems.

Striker is serving a higher purpose both on and off the pitch - Bayo keeps the faith

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 3rd December 2014

On the football pitch, Dons favourite Adebayo Akinfenwa uses his strength and skill to serve the ball to his striking partners.

Gardner rules the ring to retain British title

Sutton Guardian:

5:00pm Thursday 27th November 2014

Gareth Gardner produced the performance of his life last weekend to retain his Queensbury British middleweight title in emphatic fashion.

Corinthian Casuals coach can sense a shift in the momentum

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 28th November 2014

Corinthian Casuals first team coach Joe Davies reckons a hard-fought point at Sittingbourne on Saturday is a sign that the side is progressing in the right direction.

FA Trophy preview: Met Police boss Cooper says: "There’s no pressure on Met Police"

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 29th November 2014

Boss Jim Cooper says Met Police have nothing to fear going into this weekend’s FA Trophy at Maidenhead United.

Walton Casuals: Collins is closing in on a win

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 28th November 2014

Boss Liam Collins is convinced he is closing in on a first win as boss of Walton Casuals.

Boxing: Ayinde lives up to the promises

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 28th November 2014

Champion Anthony Ayinde lived up to his own billing to retain his Queensbury League novice welterweight title on Saturday night.

It’s been a faltering start to the year, but Mead’s coming back on her long road to China

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Monday 1st December 2014

Kingston’s queen of the snow Darcie Mead has started her long journey to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

AFC Wimbledon boss: Injured Frampton is like a bear with a sore head

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 28th November 2014

Dons defender Andy Frampton is waiting on the results of another scan on his ankle as his return from injury threatens to run and run.

Sutton United: "Homesick" Reindorf is off

Sutton Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 27th November 2014

Sutton United have cancelled Jessy Reindorf's contract by mutual consent, allowing the striker to return home to France.

Sutton United boss Doswell says "We won’t underestimate Trophy Bulls"

Sutton Guardian:

3:59pm Thursday 27th November 2014

Paul Doswell is expecting a tough battle when he takes his United side to Hereford United in the FA Trophy on Saturday.

Crystal Palace, the Crystals and Nordoff Robbins - a relationship to bring music to the ears

Sutton Guardian:

3:35pm Thursday 27th November 2014

Crystal Palace fans had more than one reason to enjoy Sunday's win over Liverpool - not only was the result fantastic, but the club also launched a charity of the season initiative.


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