Category Archives: Football

Rock-bottom Croydon ready for the rough stuff with Bearsted

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Croydon Athletic’s FA Cup adventure is over for another year, while Whyteleafe came through a tough replay and are flying in their Isthmian league. But its tough times for Croydon FC. Here’s this week’s round-up of news from … Continue reading

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Leafe flying high as Athletic make history in the FA Cup

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Two of Croydon’s clubs are in FA Cup action tomorrow, while the other will be seeking an elusive first league win of the season. Here’s this week’s round-up of news from the managers of the area’s three biggest … Continue reading

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Sutton are up for the cup – 850 miles away in Scotland

NON-LEAGUE NEWS by Marcus Tyler South London’s leading non-league football club is up for the cup tomorrow – in Scotland. Sutton United’s most loyal fans face a 846-mile round trip. The fixture takes them all the way to the Excelsior … Continue reading

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Class act Zaha steps in to help finance Crystal Palace Ladies

Off the pitch, as well as on it, it seems, Crystal Palace are increasingly reliant on star player Wilfried Zaha to get them out of a mess. Last night, after 24 hours of less-than-optimal publicity over the club’s treatment of … Continue reading

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Palace Ladies told to raise £250 or they won’t be able to play

Golf hackers will be familiar with the idea of “pay to play”, and most Sunday morning footballers and club rugby players will expect to pay their subs before being allowed on to the pitch for their weekly game. But there … Continue reading

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Holmesdale end? Fanatics’ support could be ‘lost forever’

With one win from four Premier League matches, you might think that Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace side needs all the support it can get at the moment. But the club has risked alienating a significant section of some of its … Continue reading

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Athletic face FA Cup replay test as they hold league position

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Mixed fortunes for our local non-league sides over the past week, with busy fixture lists in the coming seven days too. Here, in the latest of our new exclusive feature, the managers of the area’s three biggest non-league … Continue reading

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