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Epsom & Ewell Sports Awards: Borough's special night of celebration for everyone - because it's all about the people

Sutton Guardian:

3:26pm Wednesday 7th October 2015

Sutton & Epsom RFC coach Sam Phillips reckons sport in Epsom and Ewell is in a “fantastic” place right now, and he should know.

Football: Carshalton Athletic boss rings the changes

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 7th October 2015

Carshalton Athletic boss Matt Howard has rung the changes at Colston Avenue releasing five players, and he has promised more is to come.

Sutton United: FA Cup rivals share the points in part one, and Doswell has nothing to complain about

Sutton Guardian:

2:33pm Tuesday 6th October 2015

Given time to reflect, Sutton United boss Paul Doswell hailed an excellent performance against Hemel Hempstead.

Sutton United: Doswell reveals secret behind Fitchett's early bath

Sutton Guardian:

5:11pm Monday 5th October 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell has revealed the reason behind Dan Fitchett’s substation during the National League South draw with Hemel Hempstead on Saturday.

Table tennis: Hand it to McKibbin, the man is driven to success

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 7th October 2015

Wandsworth's Paralympic table tennis star Aaron McKibbin travels to Denmark this week hoping to add a European medal to his tally and boost his chances of qualification for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

East Surrey League: Hercules Wimbledon on top, but only just

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 6th October 2015

Hercules Wimbledon are in the driving seat after the opening salvo of the East Surrey League at Lloyd Park on Saturday.

Football: Baggies fans turn on Pulis after Crystal Palace defeat

Sutton Guardian:

10:08am Monday 5th October 2015

Tony Pulis has come under intense fire from his own fans in the aftermath of West Bromwich Albion’s 2-0 defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Crystal Palace: Going back to basics suits Zaha down the ground

Sutton Guardian:

9:02am Monday 5th October 2015

Wilfried Zaha has revealed that after a Premier League goal drought, Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew demanded a return to basics ahead of Saturday's win over West Bromwich Albion.

Table tennis: knight overcome after charity trip to Uganda

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 4th October 2015

England table tennis ace Darius Knight has just returned from a charity trip to Uganda admitting the experience was "an eye-opener".

AFC Wimbledon: Nightingale prepares to rise like a phoenix from the operating table

Sutton Guardian:

9:54am Friday 2nd October 2015

If Will Nightingale gets his way, he will return to action for AFC Wimbledon like the proverbial phoenix from the flames.

Gymnastics: Neill gets his place at the World Championships

Sutton Guardian:

3:16pm Thursday 1st October 2015

Jack Neill has secured a place at the World Gymnastics Championships later this month.

AFC Wimbledon: The agony and ecstasy of Taylor's return

Sutton Guardian:

6:30am Friday 2nd October 2015

After 24 days away from the action, AFC Wimbledon striker Lyle Taylor was chomping at the bit to get back – and he’s reaped the benefits from adversity.

Crystal Palace: How to cope with a problem like West Brom boss Pulis

Sutton Guardian:

9:41am Thursday 1st October 2015

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew knows what to expect from West Bromwich Albion this weekend, it is just a question of overcoming it.

Football: Crocked Crystal Palace will not rush Lokilo into the action

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

There may be an ever-growing queue outside the Crystal Palace treatment room, but Alan Pardew will not be rushed into sending his latest acquisition into the action.

Picture gallery: AFC Wimbledon boss trying hard not to be a broken record

Sutton Guardian:

1:56pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

Whether Neal Ardley and a broken record player sound alike is open to debate, but the Dons boss admits he could well be turning into one.

Rugby World Cup: Trinity School learn tricks of the trade off the French

Sutton Guardian:

1:01pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

Pupils at Trinity School in Croydon were treated to a French lesson of a completely different variety last weekend.

Football: AFC Wimbledon defender out for the rest of the season

Sutton Guardian:

12:09pm Tuesday 29th September 2015

AFC Wimbledon defender Will Nightingale will be out of action for up to seven months after a scan revealed his knee injury was worse than first believed.

Athletics: Collingwood AC claim podium place in the Switchback 5m

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 30th September 2015

Collingwood AC’s men snuck a podium place at the Switchback 5m on Sunday, with home club Striders of Croydon taking the outright win.

Football: Leatherhead boss promises more changes after skipper Avery is released

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 29th September 2015

Leatherhead skipper Richard Avery has been released and boss Richard Brady has warned that there will be further changes as he looks to turn the club’s fortunes around.

Rugby World Cup: Easter recalled to England squad ahead of Australia clash

Sutton Guardian:

5:06pm Monday 28th September 2015

Harlequins number eight Nick Easter has been called up to the England Rugby World Cup squad.

Motorsport: The action is back at Wimbledon Raceway

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 30th September 2015

As the debate about Plough Lane’s uncertain future continues, one thing that is certain is that the current impasse allows another full season of Oval Racing to take place across the winter.

Football: One of Sutton United's "best" reaches 200 appearances

Sutton Guardian:

2:06pm Monday 28th September 2015

Sutton United defender Simon Downer reached a milestone in the yellow and gold last weekend with his assistant manager’s high praise ringing in his ears.

FA Cup: Sutton United need a repeat performance, says Stephens

Sutton Guardian:

1:51pm Monday 28th September 2015

Assistant manager Micky Stephens says Sutton United must repeat Saturday’s performance if they are to progress in the FA Cup.

Football: AFC Wimbledon boss happy in the face of defeat

Sutton Guardian:

12:19pm Monday 28th September 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley heaped praise on his charges despite going down 2-0 at Luton Town on Saturday.

FA Cup: Tooting & Mitcham United fall, but the boss is happy

Sutton Guardian:

11:32am Monday 28th September 2015

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Frank Wilson refused to be downbeat despite the Terrors’ exit from the FA Cup on Saturday.

Rugby World Cup: Shame about the result, but it's still a proud day for England mascot

Sutton Guardian:

10:54am Monday 28th September 2015

Wandsworth youngster Louis Partridge admits he will never forget his moment in the spotlight after getting the chance to run out as one of Land Rover’s Rugby World Cup 2015 official mascots.

Football: Brentford sack Dijkhuizen

Sutton Guardian:

10:03am Monday 28th September 2015

Brentford have sacked head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen after only nine games in charge.

World Cup Rugby: Quins' Easter is ready to answer England call in wake of injuries

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Friday 25th September 2015

Nick Easter has told England head coach Stuart Lancaster he is ready to step into World Cup action if required.

Football: FA Cup defeat exposes deeper problems at Leatherhead says Brady

Sutton Guardian:

10:03am Thursday 24th September 2015

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady reckons Tuesday night’s FA Cup disaster has exposed far deeper problems within his under-performing squad.

Harlequins: Easter backs campaign to get bums on The Stoop seats

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th September 2015

Harlequins number eight Nick Easter is hoping Rugby World Cup fever will entice fans to get down to the Stoop when the domestic season kicks off.

Rugby Union: Don't talk about the panic button at Wimbledon just yet

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Wimbledon sit rock bottom of National League Three with no points from three games, but head coach Nick Easter is not pressing the panic button.

Football: Sutton United’s FA Cup downer

Sutton Guardian:

4:50pm Thursday 24th September 2015

Sutton United start their FA Cup journey this weekend, with boss Paul Doswell already feeling the magic is not with them this season.

Hockey: Wimbledon suffer defeat in the best game yet

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

It may not have turned out the right way, but Wimbledon’s 5-3 defeat at home to Holcombe was, in head coach Ben Marsden’s eyes, one of the best games he has ever seen.

Trampolining: Max Force hit British Championships with maximum force

Sutton Guardian:

12:43pm Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Max Force Trampolining and Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) Club sent two members to the British Championships last week.

Athletics: Epsom & Ewell Harriers world record breaker can go one better

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

It might not have been the Olympic stadium during Team GB’s London 2012 super Saturday – but nonetheless, world record breaker Diana Norman was cheered to the rafters.

Rugby Union: Nothing artificial about Rosslyn Park's forward thinking

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 24th September 2015

Three games into the new National League One season, it is clear there is nothing artificial about Rosslyn Park’s intentions to battle for promotion.

Hockey: Wimbledon boss on his guard ahead of Holcombe clash

Sutton Guardian:

9:08am Friday 18th September 2015

Defending champions Wimbledon take on ambitious newcomers Holcombe in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday, in what looks set to be the game of the weekend.

Football: Sutton United boss is sleeping soundly

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 18th September 2015

The points haul from Sutton United’s past two away games has been identical, but boss Paul Doswell’s sleep patterns have been very different.

Cricket: The cruel wait until Beddington could celebrate their great escape

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 18th September 2015

After 18 games and four months of competition, it all came down to a nervous 10-minute wait until Beddington knew they had avoided relegation from the Premier Division of the Surrey Championship.

Football: Bolarinwa loving the perfect mix at Sutton United

Sutton Guardian:

10:14am Thursday 17th September 2015

Sutton United winger Tom Bolarinwa believes the mix of players at Gander Green Lane is just right for a push at the National League South play-offs.

Video: Battersea Ironsides and Matt Dawson put the fear in England's Rugby World Cup rivals by... dancing

Sutton Guardian:

3:58pm Wednesday 16th September 2015

Battersea Ironsides skipper Marcus Bailey and his cohorts have been getting in the Rugby World Cup spirit with former England great Matt Dawson.

World Cup Rugby: Eyes of the world will be on Warlingham RFC teenager

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 17th September 2015

Charlie Cadogan will have the eyes of the world on him come Friday evening.

Football: Sutton United stopper fast becoming a legend in the dressing room

Sutton Guardian:

2:07pm Wednesday 16th September 2015

Paul Doswell has revealed that Sutton United keeper Ross Worner walked into the dressing room to a round of applause after his heroics against Gosport Borough on Saturday.

Sailing: Taking on the world, Epsom sailor destined for stardom

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 20th September 2015

Epsom sailor Harriet Ward is off to the 2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships after a nail-biting qualification finale.

Football: The goals just keep on coming, it's the Byatt effect

Sutton Guardian:

12:34pm Wednesday 16th September 2015

Manager Frank Wilson has hailed the Jamie Byatt effect after the striker’s goals fired Tooting & Mitcham United up the table and into the next round of the FA Cup – highlighting this lesser-known attributes.

Rio 2016: Archer Nadarajah opens the best ever birthday present

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 19th September 2015

A Banstead archer has opened the best birthday present ever when it was confirmed that she would be on the plane to the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Football: Sutton United boss wants an easier ride at Ebbsfleet United

Sutton Guardian:

4:00pm Tuesday 15th September 2015

Paul Doswell will be hoping his Sutton United charges will not put him through the mill again tonight when they travel to Ebbsfleet United.

Football: Sutton United skipper feeling confident in the face of unbeaten Ebbsfleet

Sutton Guardian:

11:18am Tuesday 15th September 2015

Sutton United skipper Jamie Collins is in confident mood ahead of tonight’s National League South trip to big-spending Ebbsfleet United.

Rio 2016: Shaw among the first GB athletes to secure place in Brazil sunshine

Sutton Guardian: Memories: Bryony Shaw on the waters of Weymouth during last year's a

9:00am Friday 18th September 2015

Wandsworth-born Bryony Shaw has been named among the first GB athletes to secure a place at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Rugby World Cup: Tricolore waving pupils welcome the French to Trinity School

Sutton Guardian:

8:45am Tuesday 15th September 2015

Pupils, parents and staff were out in force at Trinity School over the weekend to welcome the French national rugby squad.

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