Category Archives: Sport

Croydon FC v Glebe, London Senior Cup, Nov 15


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Loftus-Cheek needs to show his class in Palace’s dog-fight

A Crystal Palace rising star has been told he’s got to make sure he produces stand-out performances, for club and country, week-in and week-out. Starting at Wembley tomorrow night against Brazil, but also to help Palace win their relegation dog-fight. … Continue reading

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Frank Harmer Memorial 10km, Brockwell Park, Mar 4

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‘Silent’ Steve O’Connell scores own-goal with Palace punditry

It’s a question which many Town Hall observers ask, but few manage to answer satisfactorily: just what does “Silent” Steve O’Connell do for the near-£80,000 a year he pockets from being a local councillor and London Assembly Member? Well yesterday … Continue reading

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Harriers stage women’s free running sessions in Lloyd Park

Croydon Harriers is starting its first “Couch to Parkrun” all-female running group. Parkrun is the 5-kilometre (just a little more than 3 miles) timed fun run which is staged at 9am every Saturday; in and around Croydon, there are Parkruns … Continue reading

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Basketball training sessions, Carshalton College, every Thu

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32-try Wilson retires from England, as RFU cuts women’s pay

RUGBY ROUND-UP: She should be recognised among Croydon’s finest ever international sports performers. But at 26, former Warlingham wing Kay Wilson has announced her retirement No real reason was offered publicly, but just hours after her omission from the England … Continue reading

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