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Midddlesex CCC: Simmo is relishing change of scene after Sussex defeat

Sutton Guardian:

9:17am Friday 3rd July 2015

John Simpson and his Middlesex CCC team-mates will be on the road next week when the T20 Blast stops off at Old Deer Park – and he is hoping a change of scenery can salvage a poor campaign.

Sutton United: Fleetwood the journey man has good reason for this travels

Sutton Guardian:

8:28am Friday 3rd July 2015

Sutton United’s new man Stuart Fleetwood may be a much-travelled striker, but he has good reason.

Rugby Union: England captain takes first step into coaching

Sutton Guardian:

9:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Richmond rugby star and England Women Sevens captain Abigail Chamberlain is set to take her first steps into coaching next season.

Athletics: Duo lead Tadworth home

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

Tadworth AC fielded five of the 65 teams that took part in last week’s Horton Park relays.

Cricket: Ashtead on top to the end

Sutton Guardian:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

Ashtead CC are top of the Surrey Championship Division One and they do not intend to be removed, says skipper Tom Deighton.

Football: Whyteleafe quartet head to where the money lies

Sutton Guardian:

11:59am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Whyteleafe have lost four big names to Ryman Division One South rivals as the club returns to pre-season training.

Football: Whyteleafe boss reveals new role for Thompson at Church Road

Sutton Guardian:

10:46am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Despite reports to the contrary, Whyteleafe boss John Fowler says skipper Jason Thompson has not left Church Road.

Hockey: Wimbledon ace hits the back of the net for England on world stage

Sutton Guardian:

10:22am Thursday 2nd July 2015

Wimbledon hockey club’s Alastair Brogdon bagged his third goal in the World Hockey League as England marched into the semi-finals.

Athletics: Aikines-Aryeetey knows the value of his beauty sleep

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

Sutton & District sprinter Harry Aikines-Aryeetey took time out to help launch the 700th Premier Inn hotel in Kingston this week, and he readily admits he is a fussy sleeper.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley confident in the success of his latest acquisition

Sutton Guardian:

4:48pm Wednesday 1st July 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has signed winger Andy Barcham knowing “it will work out”.

Wimbledon Tennis: Robson takes the positives from "infinitely better" performance

Sutton Guardian:

6:25pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

Laura Robson’s return to the All England Club may have lasted less than two hours, but the Wimbledon star is accentuating all the positives.

'Rusty' Laura Robson tumbles out of Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

4:18pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

After almost 18 months away from tennis, an understandably rusty Laura Robson is out of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

Wimbledon Tennis: The day in pictures - from the queues to centre court

Sutton Guardian:

10:57am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Here's the opening day of the Wimbledon Championship through the lens of Ben Mole's camera.

Rugby Union: London Cornish at the treble to stay in the promotion hunt

Sutton Guardian:

7:30am Tuesday 30th June 2015

London Cornish may have enjoyed their best ever season in London Division Two South West, but they are not resting on their laurels, according to the club’s director of rugby.

Wimbledon Tennis: Stars miss out this time round, but promise they will be back

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 1st July 2015

Sutton tennis starlet Eloïse Saraty says watching this year’s Wimbledon Championship is made all the more difficult after she fell just short of strutting her stuff at the world famous venue.

Wimbledon Tennis: The day the world's sporting press descended on SW19

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 30th June 2015

Because it is on our doorstep, it is easy to forget that the Wimbledon Championships is one of just four tennis grand slam tournaments around the world, and hence of huge international importance.

Wimbledon: Aussie player who took on Billie Jean King returns to "tennis holy grail" after 45 years away

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 29th June 2015

The last time Frances Sargeant was at the All England Club was in 1970, and back then she was known as Frances Luff.

Wimbledon: Spirits are high under the summer sunshine

Sutton Guardian:

10:44am Monday 29th June 2015

The queues were long but the spirits were high outside and inside the All England Club on the opening day of the Wimbledon 2015 Championships.

Boxing: Cool and calm Joyce wins European gold

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Monday 29th June 2015

Joe Joyce Wandsworth boxing star Joe Joyce won European Games gold last week, and immediately played down comparisons to WBC international heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Wimbledon: Robson is happy to play the patience game

Sutton Guardian:

8:36am Monday 29th June 2015

Laura Robson will be about “patience” tomorrow when she makes her long awaited return to action at Wimbledon.

Swimming: Teddington overcome rule changes to make national grade

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Saturday 27th June 2015

Teddington Swimming Club head coach Ed Sinclair could not hide his delight after nine members overcame rule changes to reach the British Summer National Championships.

Football: Blues don't mind doing it for the kids

Sutton Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 26th June 2015

More than 1,500 young footballers representing 48 teams descended on Imber Court last weekend for the first ever Met Police Youth FC (MYPFC) tournament.

Brentford: Pundits poke fun but Bees' footballing philosopher is no flash in the pan

Sutton Guardian:

Brentford were ridiculed in the national media after announcing the appointment of new head of football philosophy Flemming Pedersen this week.

Golf: Longest Day Challenge is a hit at Fulwell

Sutton Guardian:

5:14pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Golfers descended on the Fulwell Golf Club in Twickenham last weekend for a match with a difference.

Cricket: Twickenham have it all to do to keep title hopes alive

Sutton Guardian:

5:06pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Twickenham’s Dan Housego reckons his team-mates can afford no more slip-ups if they are to fulfil their ambitions this season.

London Youth Games: Richmond prove too quick at kwik cricket

Sutton Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 25th June 2015

Nick Austin, the manager of Richmond borough’s kwik cricket team, says the side’s victory at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games can set them on the path to further success.

Triathlon: Youngsters prepare to take on the Trinity triathlon

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Friday 26th June 2015

More than 500 young athletes are expected to descend on Trinity School in Croydon this weekend for their annual Trinity triathlon.

Boxing: Joyce one step away from European Games final

Sutton Guardian:

12:49pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

Wandsworth's Joe Joyce is relying on muscle memory to get him to the Baku European Games super-heavyweight final.

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley starts his summer shopping and there's more to come

Sutton Guardian:

10:20am Wednesday 24th June 2015

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley reckons having a manager who believes in him is the reason Jon Meades has returned to the CRRS for a second spell.

Surrey Youth Games: Epsom & Ewell crowned champions

Sutton Guardian:

9:57am Wednesday 24th June 2015

Epsom & Ewell athletes are celebrating after being crowned champions at the 19th P&G Surrey Youth Games last weekend.

Sutton United: Doswell completes summer signings.... for now....

Sutton Guardian:

9:46am Wednesday 24th June 2015

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell has completed his summer transfer activity with the surprise return of former fans’ favourite Simon Downer.

Motorsport: Clarke prepares to mix it with the best in the BTCC business

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Friday 26th June 2015

Former City of London Freemen’s School pupil Jack Clarke will be learning from the best after being signed up to the Honda Yuasa Racing driver development programme.

Football: Glorious youngsters rewrite college's history books

Sutton Guardian:

12:58pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

The year 7 football team of Carshalton Boys Sports College are celebrating after rewriting the history books to become the college's first team to win the London Schools Cup.

Athletics: Rand is Tadworth AC's top man over Richmond 10k

Sutton Guardian:

12:39pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Peter Rand led home a 14-strong Tadworth AC contingent in Sunday's Richmond 10k.

Basketball: Remember the name Megan Haines, star of tomorrow's court

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Friday 26th June 2015

A teenager from West Ewell has taken the first step on a road that could lead to basketball glory – although there was a time when that seemed unlikely.

Table Tennis: Double bubble for Sutton pairing

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 25th June 2015

Isabelle Joubelly admitted to feeling proud of herself after retaining her U16s individual title at the Jack Petchey London Schools' table tennis finals.

Table Tennis: Smith is in four-some from at the Jack Petchey finals

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 24th June 2015

It is no wonder Whitgift School pupil James Smith likes the Jack Petchey London Schools table tennis competition after picking up a fourth consecutive title.

London Youth Games: Six of the best for Wandworth's judo stars

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 25th June 2015

Wandsworth made it six male judo titles in a row after a hard-fought day of competition at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games, despite a potential handicap.

London Youth Games: Sutton claim martial arts gold

Sutton Guardian:

3:05pm Monday 22nd June 2015

Sutton reclaimed the female judo title at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games on Saturday, leaving team manager Andy Ede a proud man.

Panathlon: Inspirational Copper Box Arena fires Wandsworth to podium finish

Sutton Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 24th June 2015

Tim Richmond of Oak Lodge School has hailed the inspirational power of the Copper Box Arena after Wandsworth won bronze in the London Panathlon plate finals.

Panathlon: Sutton pride after bronze medal at the London finals

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

James Feltham of Overton Grange School says he was proud to represent Sutton in the Panathlon Challenge at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Olympic Park last week.

Panathlon: Croydon youngsters crowned champions of London

Sutton Guardian:

2:24pm Monday 22nd June 2015

A team of young disabled Croydon athletes are celebrating after being crowned Panathlon London champions last week.

Schools' cricket: Trinity win nail-biting T20 final to reach the national stage

Sutton Guardian:

1:50pm Monday 22nd June 2015

Trinity School in Croydon are through to the U15 national T20 competition after a close-run win over neighbours Whitgift School last week.

Athletics: Striders Bennett turns on the style in the Ranelagh 10km

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Striders of Croydon runner James Bennett turned in an excellent run in the Ranelagh 10km road race, incorporating the Surrey Championships, at Richmond on Sunday.

Rowing: Molesey's Knight reveals how he paved way for Sbihi and Triggs Hodge

Sutton Guardian:

5:20pm Monday 22nd June 2015

The man who put Molesey Boat Club’s Andrew Triggs Hodge and Moe Sbihi on the road to Olympic stardom has been honoured in the Queen’s birthday honours list, writes Tim Ashton.

Weightligting: "Meathead" tag is wrong, says coach of four-year-old champion

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd June 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.

Sailing: Teenager has the wind in her sails ahead of Euro competition

Sutton Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 19th June 2015

Wandsworth sailor Cossie Lewis is about to take a massive step to possible stardom, and she is only 13 years old.

Tooting & Mitcham United: Management duo want discipline at Imperial Fields

Sutton Guardian:

7:00am Monday 22nd June 2015

Tooting & Mitcham United’s new management team will not be ruling with an iron rod, but discipline is high on their agenda for success.

Rugby Union: Monye fronts up scheme to get kids playing more sport

Sutton Guardian:

2:35pm Thursday 18th June 2015

The great and good of Premiership rugby are getting out into the community to spread the word of the importance of sport in young people’s lives.

Tennis: Robson's return could open the wildcard door to Wimbledon

Sutton Guardian:

2:11pm Thursday 18th June 2015

Laura Robson looks likely to finally make a return to competitive tennis this weekend at the Aegon International at Eastbourne.

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