Category Archives: Sport

Free multi-sport courses on offer for youngsters over half-term

Youngsters aged 5 to 21 in Croydon and Sutton get their chance to enjoy some great action during May half-term, when another programme of multisport and football will be on offer through the popular L&Q One Goal holiday programme of … Continue reading

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One step forward, two steps back as Allardyce quits Palace

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, reports on the latest exit through the Selhurst Park manager’s revolving door It’s another case of one step forward, two steps back at Selhurst Park today. Sam Allardyce, after rescuing Crystal Palace from the threat of … Continue reading

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Proms on the Pitch coming to Warlingham on Aug 27

Croydon is to get its very own outdoor Proms concert later this summer. The first Proms On The Pitch, at Warlingham rugby club, will be staged on the evening of Sunday, August 27, with Nigel Garrard and his Orchestra performing … Continue reading

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Women’s football taster session, Sanderstead Rec, Jun 1

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Half-term sports sessions, Broad Green and New Addington

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Council’s commitment to cycling is only a virtual reality

After spending at least £300,000 in three years on staging the under-sponsored Croydon CycleFarce road races around the town centre, the council’s “commitment” to encouraging cycling in the borough remains only a virtual reality. As Tony Newman, Jo Negrini and … Continue reading

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Ten things learned from Palace’s Premier League survival act

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, has paused for breath after the weekend and had time to reflect on what to draw from the safe roost of mid-table at the end of the nail-biting 2016-2017 season In the end, it all looks … Continue reading

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