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AFC Wimbledon: Fans’ chance to get up close and personal with the Dons heroes

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Friday 31st July 2015

AFC Wimbledon fans can get up close and personal with their heroes next week when boss Neal Ardley holds an open training session – and the boss is behind the idea.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley’s ref rant

Sutton Guardian:

11:29am Thursday 30th July 2015

The new League Two season is yet to get under way, but the Dons boss Neal Ardley is already enduring “ref” justice.

Boxing: Daws on revenge mission

Sutton Guardian:

11:03am Thursday 30th July 2015

Carshalton-born boxer Lenny Daws could challenge Michele Di Rocco in a rematch for the EBU super lightweight title, and he is out for revenge.

RideLondon 100 - Two days to go, then it's beer and curry

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 31st July 2015

Surrey Comet sports editor Tim Ashton, pictured, has been hard in training for the RideLondon 100, and time is running out for those final preparations.

Football: Carshalton Athletic boss faces a selection headache

Sutton Guardian:

12:50pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Carshalton Athletic boss Matt Howard has the kind of headache that managers like after an impressive performance against neighbour Sutton United.

Picture gallery: Sutton United have things to work on after Carshalton Athletic stalemate

Sutton Guardian:

12:39pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Sutton United assistant manager Micky Stephens admitted there are still creases to iron out ahead of the big National League South kick-off.

Sutton United: Brown leaves post at Gillingham after only three weeks

Sutton Guardian:

1:09pm Friday 24th July 2015

Gillingham have confirmed that former Sutton United goalkeeper Jason Brown has left his role as a goalkeeping coach.

Football: Brentford sign up Dane striker to feel the Vibe up front

Sutton Guardian:

10:41am Friday 24th July 2015

Brentford head coach Marinus Dijkhuizen has solved his shortage of strikers with the signing of Danish international Lasse Vibe.

Crystal Palace: Eagles not flying at their highest ahead of Cape Town Cup kick-off

Sutton Guardian:

10:08am Friday 24th July 2015

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has admitted that the Cape Town Cup has come a little too early in the Eagles pre-season programme.

RideLondon 100 - Taking on the climbs of West Sussex and Vietnam... and Leith Hill

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 24th July 2015

Surrey Comet sports editor Tim Ashton, pictured, has been hard in training for the RideLondon 100, and time is running out for those final preparations.

Football: Former AFC Wimbledon star to start again at Leatherhead

Sutton Guardian:

10:28am Thursday 23rd July 2015

Former AFC Wimbledon academy star Jim Fenlon is on the verge of joining Ryman Premier Division outfit Leatherhead in a bid to resurrect his career.

Athletics: Ward smashes her own Herne Hill Harriers record

Sutton Guardian:

8:42am Thursday 23rd July 2015

Herne Hill Harriers' Stacey Ward smashed her own 5,000m club record to finish second at Oxford BMC Grand Prix last weekend.

Coach defends four-year-old's weightlifting exploits

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 24th July 2015

The father and coach of the youngest weightlifter ever to compete in the UK has defended his son’s involvement despite being aged just four years old.

FOOTBALL: Crystal Palace sign up Chelsea striker with goals to his name

Sutton Guardian:

5:20pm Tuesday 21st July 2015

Crystal Palace’s latest acquisition Patrick Bamford has admitted that the Eagles were not his first choice – until he met the boss that is.

Harlequins: Sloan excited by the blockage ahead

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Jamie Roberts’ imminent arrival at Harlequins might appear to block Harry Sloan’s path to the first team, but the young centre insists he is excited at the opportunity to learn form one of the best in the world.

Harlequins: Marler has come of age says England counterpart

Sutton Guardian:

9:18am Monday 20th July 2015

Joe Marler is the frontrunner to be England’s starting loosehead at the World Cup later this year, and fellow Red Rose prop Dan Cole insists the Harlequins skipper has truly come of age.

Cricket: Momentum is key to Twickenham challenge says in-form Housego

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 17th July 2015

Dan Housego knows all about the importance of momentum in cricket, and now it is bearing fruit on a personal and team basis.

RideLondon 100 - one man's training has just over two weeks to go

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 17th July 2015

With a little more than two weeks before RideLondon 100 starts, it would be churlish of me to suggest the nerves are not building.

Sutton United: Defeat to Crystal Palace is unimportant, it was all about the spectacle

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 17th July 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell was unconcerned about the football on Tuesday night, rather the spectacle of a Premier League manager officially opening the new 3G pitch.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley eyeing the last piece of the transfer jigsaw

Sutton Guardian:

11:50am Thursday 16th July 2015

Neal Ardley reckons the Dons need one more signing before all his summer dealings are done.

Sutton United: Worner pulled in by the Doswell effect

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 18th July 2015

Sutton United’s new keeper Ross Worner says it was a no-brainer to join manager Paul Doswell’s dream for the future.

Football: Leatherhead boss has no need to settle down

Sutton Guardian:

11:32am Thursday 16th July 2015

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady is in the strange position of knowing all but one of the squad that will start the new Ryman Premier Division season.

Video: AFC Wimbledon Ladies boss hails their new home at Sutton United

Sutton Guardian:

10:18am Thursday 16th July 2015

AFC Wimbledon Ladies boss Chris Lyons reckons being based at Sutton United's Gander Green Lane this season could propel them to the Women's Premier League.

Sutton United: Development players need game time away from the Lane

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 16th July 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell is on the look-out for clubs to take on his development players for much-needed game time.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley hints at three-pronged assault on League Two

Sutton Guardian:

1:05pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has hinted that new signing Lyle Taylor could line up in a three-pronged attack on the League Two title alongside Tom Elliott and Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Leatherhead: Walsh is the main man

Sutton Guardian:

10:02am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Leatherhead boss Richard Brady recruited one new name in the summer, and if first impressions are anything to go by, it was a good move.

Athletics: Happy Shona just misses out

Sutton Guardian:

9:54am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Shona Richards was over the moon with her debut at the European U23 Championships last weekend, despite missing out on a medal by just 0.01 of a second.

Picture gallery: Crystal Palace boss cuts the ribbon on Sutton United's new pitch

Sutton Guardian:

8:38am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Sutton United officially unveiled the new 3G surface at Gander Green Lane last night, with special guest Alan Pardew doing the ribbon cutting honours.

AFC Wimbledon: New striker puts pen to paper, much to Ardley's delight

Sutton Guardian:

4:19pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has been rewarded for his patience after signing striker Lyle Taylor from Scunthorpe United.

London Cornish: Fundraiser with big prizes up for grabs

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Wednesday 15th July 2015

London Cornish press officer Ben Gilby is urging rugby fans to join in a day of fundraising, where a once in a life-time prize is up for grabs.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley can get the best out of me, says Meades

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 17th July 2015

AFC Wimbledon’s first signing of the summer says Neal Ardley will get the best out of him.

Swimming: Wandsworth SC duo bring home open water golds

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Wandsworth Swimming Club's head coach Kamilla Kozlowska has heaped praise on a dynamic duo who won gold at the London Region Open Water Championships.

Sutton United: Crystal Palace chief to cut the ribbon on new 3G pitch

Sutton Guardian:

4:33pm Monday 13th July 2015

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew will be the guest of honour tomorrow night when Sutton United take on the Eagles at Gander Green Lane.

Crystal Palace: Defender commits to a five-year deal at Selhurst Park

Sutton Guardian:

3:35pm Monday 13th July 2015

Scott Dann has put pen to paper on a new five-year deal that will keep him at Crystal Palace until 2020 because he knows the Eagles are flying in the right direction.

Football: Tooting & Mitcham United boss keeps his feet on the ground

Sutton Guardian:

11:49am Monday 13th July 2015

Tooting & Mitcham United may have picked up the first piece of silverware this season, but boss Frank Wilson is not getting ahead of himself.

PICTURE GALLERY: AFC Wimbledon 2-2 Watford

Sutton Guardian:

11:18am Monday 13th July 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley admitted he was "wary" about the age of his young side ahead of the pre-season friendly against Premier League Watford.

PICTURE GALLERY: Whyteleafe hold Kingstonian to a goalless draw

Sutton Guardian:

10:58am Monday 13th July 2015

Whyteleafe and Kingstonian played a out a goalless draw at Church Road on Saturday, as both sides worked towards the start of the new season.

London Welsh: New skipper promised renewed drive for Exiles glory

Sutton Guardian:

10:27am Friday 10th July 2015

London Welsh’s new skipper has promised to reinvigorate the exiles’ fortunes and drive them to Championship glory.

Cricket: Trinity School U12s show true character to retain Surrey Cup title

Sutton Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 10th July 2015

The coach of Trinity School’s U12s cricket team has hailed the team’s character after they were crowned Surrey Cup champions for the second year running.

Crystal Palace: Eagles can challenge top eight, says new record signing Cabaye

Sutton Guardian:

9:17am Friday 10th July 2015

Crystal Palace new record signing Yohan Cabaye says he put pen to paper because he believes the Eagles can challenge the top eight of the Premier League.

Football: Wilson reveals Tooting & Mitcham United's target men

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Thursday 9th July 2015

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Frank Wilson has given the low-down on the next batch of players he reckons are committed to becoming a Terror next season.

Sutton United: Former AFC Wimbledon goalkeeper plugs the hole

Sutton Guardian:

5:28pm Wednesday 8th July 2015

Sutton United have signed former AFC Wimbledon keeper Ross Worner to replace the out-going Jason Brown.

Football: There's no money at Carshalton Athletic - boss responds to the rumour mill

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 9th July 2015

Carshalton Athletic boss Matt Howard says two players from Whyteleafe have been training with the club ahead of a possible move to Colston Avenue.

Sutton United prepare to take on Premier League Crystal Palace

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Friday 10th July 2015

Sutton United will welcome Premier League opposition to Gander Green Lane on Tuesday to officially open the new 3G pitch.

Athletics: Richards back to her best

Sutton Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 9th July 2015

Shona Richards says she is mentally strong enough to face the hurdles again after a horror crash left her fearing the barriers.

Roller Hockey: It is a time for cool heads, but temperatures will rise

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Thursday 9th July 2015

It is a sport that requires a cool head, but even the assistant captain of Great Britain is liable to the red mist occasionally.

London Youth Games: It's all about the team, says Sutton boss

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 8th July 2015

The manager of the Sutton female squash team that won Balfour Beatty London Youth Games gold last weekend has hailed the team effort.

London Youth Games: Merton boss proud of team's achievements

Sutton Guardian:

4:31pm Monday 6th July 2015

The manager of the Merton football team that won gold at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games was a proud man after last week’s finals.

Football: Sutton United lose goalkeeper Brown to League One Gillingham

Sutton Guardian:

4:03pm Monday 6th July 2015

Jason Brown has dealt an early blow to Sutton United's pre-season plans ahead of the new National League South campaign.

London Youth Games: Wandsworth pull off third “staggering” Games win

Sutton Guardian:

2:08pm Monday 6th July 2015

Wandsworth sports development manager Peter Freeman admitted he was staggered after the borough’s youngster won the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Jubilee Trophy for the third consecutive year.

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