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The Sahara heat is on: Kevin set for the Marathon Des Sables, but... ‘I’m not really a runner’

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 29th March 2015

For someone who describes themselves as “not really a runner” taking on the Marathon Des Sables could be called the stuff of nightmares.

Leatherhead: Vas still thinking play-offs

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

Leatherhead striker Vas Karagiannis may have bagged his 16th league goal of the season on Saturday against the Ryman Premier Division leaders, but a 1-1 draw has seen their late assault on the play-offs derailed momentarily.

Rugby Union: Massive win keeps Sutton & Epsom in title race

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons has demanded three repeats of the “want and desire” that saw off table toppers Wimbledon last weekend.

Boxing: Symonds takes time out after successive Lomax defeat

Sutton Guardian:

4:14pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

Croydon Bomber Chas Symonds will take time out to consider his future in boxing after defeat to Michael Lomax last weekend.

Sutton United: Doswell cannot protect under-performing players any more

Sutton Guardian:

4:10pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell says fans deserve a far better performance than the players offered up in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Gosport Borough at Gander Green Lane.

Table tennis: First medal of the season for McKibbin

Sutton Guardian:

3:59pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

Wandsworth Paralympian table tennis star Aaron McKibbin picked up his first medal of a season where places for Rio 2016 are up for grabs.

Rugby Union: Hallett to lead Wimbledon to title

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 26th March 2015

Wimbledon coach James Ogilvie-Bull reckons they have the player to guide them home as the London Division One South title race goes to the wire.

Football: Sutton United confident of 3G application success

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 20th March 2015

Paul Doswell is so confident that Sutton United’s planning application for a 3G pitch will be permitted he knows the date the workmen will roll into Gander Green Lane.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley faces surgery, and so does his team... It's operation backbone

Sutton Guardian:

2:19pm Thursday 19th March 2015

Neal Ardley goes under the knife next week for hip surgery, but he reckons his AFC Wimbledon side needs a far bigger operation.

AFC Wimbledon: We owe Tubbs a lot, so he deserves a warm welcome

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 20th March 2015

Neal Ardley says Dons would be in contention for the League Two play-offs had Matt Tubbs not joined Portsmouth.

Whyteleafe: Beating the unbeatable Burgess Hill Town was no fluke, says Fowler

Sutton Guardian:

10:36am Thursday 19th March 2015

By beating the leaders of Ryman Division One South last night (Wednesday), Whyteleafe have done what no one else has managed this season - and boss John Fowler insists it was no fluke.

Football: Are we playing in a Sunday League, asks Leatherhead boss Brady

Sutton Guardian:

2:49pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Leatherhead’s unbeaten run in the Ryman Premier Division came to an end on Saturday, but boss Richard Brady just shrugged his shoulders.

Other rugby: Now it is make or break for Sutton & Epsom

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 19th March 2015

Sutton & Epsom head coach Jeff Parsons says they will give it everything against Wimbledon this weekend to stay in the hunt for promotion out of London Division One South.

Athletics: Herne Hill Harriers have their own Mo for the future

Sutton Guardian:

2:40pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Teenager Mohamed Mohamud was the surprise package for Herne Hill Harriers at the English Schools Cross Country Championships last weekend, but not to everyone.

Rugby Union: Battersea Ironsides have the league title in their sights

Sutton Guardian:

2:32pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keeffe says the Surrey One title is theirs to lose.

Boxing: Ashaye taking natural route to first title shot

Sutton Guardian:

1:43pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

Rakeem “The Noble” Ashaye is a boxer on a natural course of evolution, and he’s hoping it will take him to the Southern Area title – for starters.

AFC Wimbledon: What is next for Deji?

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 20th March 2015

Adedeji Oshilaja has no idea what will happen come the end of the season, but the AFC Wimbledon loanee has the best of both worlds.

Rugby Union: Wimbledon are not talking promotion yet...

Sutton Guardian:

Coach James Ogilvie-Bull will not talk of promotion for leaders Wimbledon RFC, even though a win this weekend could open an eight-point gap at the top of London Division One South.

AFC Wimbledon: Sloppy defending cost us, says Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

10:04am Wednesday 18th March 2015

Dons boss Neal Ardley admitted his side were punished for sloppy defending after last night’s 2-1 defeat at Mansfield Town.

Crystal Palace: "Post split me open" says Zaha

Sutton Guardian:

11:34am Monday 16th March 2015

Wilfried Zaha's second Premier League goal of the season seemed to hurt the winger more than it hurt QPR, but he had the last laugh with all three points.

RUGBY UNION: Revenge mission is on for Junior Vase champions Battersea Ironsides

Sutton Guardian:

10:28am Monday 16th March 2015

Battersea Ironsides defended their London & SE Junior Vase title on Saturday, and now it is all about revenge for skipper Colin O'Keeffe.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley points the finger at red-carded Bulman after defeat at Exeter City

Sutton Guardian:

9:58am Monday 16th March 2015

Neal Ardley is waiting on video evidence before slamming Dannie Bulman for costing AFC Wimbledon three points at Exeter City.

Sutton United: Doswell sets the record straight

Sutton Guardian:

10:53am Friday 13th March 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell has set the record straight after former fitness coach Jamie Lawrence lifted the lid on his departure from the Lane.

AFC Wimbledon: It’s not about me, says mature Don Oshilaja - Older than his years

Sutton Guardian:

10:39am Friday 13th March 2015

Adedeji Oshilaja may have won the man of the match award after Dons 2-1 win over York City, but the defender says he alone did not deserve it.

AFC Wimbledon: Frampton hangs up his boots

Sutton Guardian:

12:28pm Thursday 12th March 2015

AFC Wimbledon defender Andy Frampton has retired from football with immediate effect.

Rugby Union: Battersea Ironsides are evolving, thanks to regional Vase and league rivals

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Thursday 12th March 2015

Battersea Ironsides take on Camberley this weekend in the London & SE Junior Vase title, with skipper Colin O’Keeffe giving thanks to their opponents.

AFC Wimbledon: Samuelson will be the greatest ever Don, says club legend

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 12th March 2015

Erik Samuelson is on the verge of becoming an AFC Wimbledon legend, according to one who already holds that status.

Sutton United: Doswell feels for the fans

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 12th March 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell admitted his sympathy was with the almost 900 fans who witnessed last weekend’s dire 1-0 defeat to Hayes & Yeading.

Boxing: Sinclair’s glorious Queensbury League forecast

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 13th March 2015

Duane “Hot Shot” Sinclair has predicted a glorious return to Croydon when he defends his Queensbury Boxing League title at Alexandra Palace on Saturday.

Athletics: Sixth in the Euro finals? That’s not so bad Rosie

Sutton Guardian:

9:14am Wednesday 11th March 2015

Epsom & Ewell Harriers Rosie Clarke may have been disappointed after finishing sixth over 1,500m in the European Indoor Athletics Championships, but her coach soon put her right.

Table tennis: McKibbin is no more Mr Nice Guy ahead of Paralympic qualification season

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 12th March 2015

Aaron McKibbin is about to enter the dog-eat-dog world of qualification for the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

AFC Wimbledon: Connolly hangs up his boots

Sutton Guardian:

6:55pm Sunday 8th March 2015

AFC Wimbledon striker David Connolly has retired from football with immediate effect.

MOTORSPORT: Twickenham's Low sets sights on new heights with Crank Racing

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Saturday 7th March 2015

Motorhead Simon Low wants to prove the doubters wrong, and he is has been given the motorbike to do just that.

FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING: Sutton United's Billy Medlock

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Monday 9th March 2015

Sutton United striker Billy Medlock – who recently spent a month on loan at Ryman Premier Division Met Police – talks Tiger Woods, rabbits and Zante.

Tooting & Mitcham United: Tanner left unimpressed by Sawyer exit

Sutton Guardian:

9:06am Thursday 5th March 2015

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner reckons Frankie Sawyer’s shock exit was all about money.

Unveiled: Sutton United's three-pronged plan for the Conference Premier

Sutton Guardian:

2:11pm Wednesday 4th March 2015

Boss Paul Doswell has admitted that Sutton United do not have the infrastructure to survive in the Conference Premier, but he also believes a new three-pronged plan will change that.

Leatherhead boss Brady hails unbeaten run, but is wary of burst balloons

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 5th March 2015

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady will not play down the achievements of his Tanners, but he will fall short of getting carried away.

Swimming: Wandsworth end Surrey Championships with medal flurry

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

Wandsworth Swimming Club head coach Kamilla Kozlowska praised her young stars after a 12-medal haul on the final meeting of the Surrey Championships.

Rugby Union: Small steps to the big prize for Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 6th March 2015

Wimbledon RFC skipper Neil Hallett is concentrating on small steps towards the London Division One South title.

Crystal Palace: Parish sees a positive future under the protection of Pardew

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 5th March 2015

Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish maybe worldly wise to the vagaries of Premier League football, but he can see a bright future at Selhurst Park.

Andrews: Whyteleafe have the players to step into DSane's suspended shoes

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 6th March 2015

Whyteleafe striker Greg Andrews reckons they have the players to stand in for leading goal-scorer Roscoe DSane.

Crystal Palace: Pardew's call for Jedi to face no punishment falls on deaf FA ears

Sutton Guardian:

9:17am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Crystal Palace skipper Mile Jedinak has been charged with violent conduct by the FA after appearing to elbow Diafra Sakho during Saturday’s 3-1 win at West Ham United.

AFC Wimbledon: Keeper Shea sidelined with fractured ankle

Sutton Guardian:

3:56pm Monday 2nd March 2015

AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper James Shea is out for at least two weeks after scans revealed a fractured ankle.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley slams lacklustre stars

Sutton Guardian:

9:38am Sunday 1st March 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley pulled no punches and slammed his players after a 1-0 defeat at bottom of the table Hartlepool.

Right back at you kid: Alfie’s back, playing football and he’s falling in love again

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Alfie Potter’s love for football has been reignited since his return to AFC Wimbledon and he hopes the relationship will spur the Dons to the League Two play-offs.

Sutton United: Williams and co begin the search for football's hidden gems

Sutton Guardian:

10:58am Thursday 26th February 2015

Former Sutton United hero Marvin Williams says the club’s new football academy will give the stars of tomorrow a genuine shot at professional football.

AFC Wimbledon: Is the Beast going to pay the penalty?

Sutton Guardian:

10:18am Thursday 26th February 2015

Neal Ardley would not confirm whether Adebayo Akinfenwa will be released of spot-kick duties after a second successive failure at Cambridge United.

AFC Wimbledon: Tale of two penalties has Ardley asking questions of the referee

Sutton Guardian:

10:17am Wednesday 25th February 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley could not hide his disdain for referee Gavin Ward after a frustrating night at Cambridge United.

Doswell: Banned Southam knows his responsibilities as Sutton United skipper

Sutton Guardian:

11:34am Friday 20th February 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell reckons it is no coincidence that back-to-back defeats started when skipper Glen Southam began his suspension.

First time for everything: AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley

Sutton Guardian:

8:20am Monday 23rd February 2015

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley spills the beans on his love for a cat called Flopsy and Belinda Carlisle.


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