Category Archives: Sport

Speculation mounting over future of £70m transfer target Zaha

For Crystal Palace fans, that World Cup euphoria could be short-lived, as the optimistic It’s Coming Home theme of the past four weeks has segued into a version of the old Clash number: Should He Stay Or Should He Go? … Continue reading

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Wilford Road Park football competition, Windmill Road, Jul 21

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Robson returns to his rugby roots as coach at Warlingham

Warlingham are welcoming back a stalwart former player to take up a key role in the club’s back-room staff ahead of the new rugby season. Neil Robson played in Warlingham’s first XV’s back row for a decade before cutting his … Continue reading

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Angry complaints force U-turn over leisure centre charges

The council’s ‘Better’ leisure centres have been forced to abandon plans to charge the carers of disabled people for use of the facilities. But those on low incomes are still expected to pay £28.50 for a membership scheme they probably … Continue reading

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Free ticket offer for kids to Palace’s friendly v Toulouse

Youngsters are being given free tickets to Crystal Palace’s only pre-season match at Selhurst Park, against French Ligue 1 side, Toulouse. The offer is open to all children under 12 who are accompanied by an adult to the match on … Continue reading

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Davies kicks off his Cup quest with home tie against Tunbridge

Croydon FC’s long road to Wembley will start next month with a tie against Tunbridge Wells, after the FA Cup draw was announced this week. Croydon, under new management, play their first pre-season friendly this afternoon against Chipstead, as the … Continue reading

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Croydon pools to offer free summer swimming for under-16s

Youngsters aged 16 and under can use swimming pools at five Croydon leisure centres for free this summer.

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