Category Archives: Football

Croydon FC rocked as Whyteleafe poach manager Hudson

MARCUS TYLER reports on an unexpected development at the Trams Officials at Croydon FC were called into hurriedly arranged meetings this morning after news broke that first-team coach Harry Hudson and his assistant Callum McFarlane have left the club to … Continue reading

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‘Sir Roy of Croydon’ handed the Freedom of the Borough

Roy Hodgson, who came out of enforced retirement last September to salvage Crystal Palace’s Premier League status, has been nominated for a Freedom of the Borough. The council press release states that Hodgson, “has been recommended for the honour in … Continue reading

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Youthful energy from Kinetic is driving Croydon upwards

MARCUS TYLER wraps up the local non-league football season, and reports on how significant re-organisation will affect local clubs Croydon FC have undergone a transitional, and transformational, year, as a new broom swept through the club in the guise of … Continue reading

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Sutton United are seeking a Wembley date with destiny

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Sutton United face a date with destiny this afternoon, just one game away from a Wembley play-off final and the chance of entering the Football League for the first time in the club’s 120-year history. A capacity crowd … Continue reading

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Palace’s relegation battle won, now fight starts to keep Zaha

It was the side’s finest performance of the entire Premier League season, rattling five goals past the recent past champions. Even Christian Benteke – renamed for the day Pen-teke – managed to score at Selhurst Park. With two games of … Continue reading

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Planning approval granted for £100m Selhurst Park scheme

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on a planning committee outcome which was never in any doubt This was one fixture in the 2017-2018 season which Crystal Palace Football Club were never going to lose. Croydon Council’s planning committee last … Continue reading

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Croydon FC ready to kick off their 65th birthday party

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Croydon FC is marking its 65th anniversary tomorrow with a reunion for all past players and officials at Croydon Arena, when the club hosts Cray Valley. The celebration includes Croydon Women’s FC who were once a force to … Continue reading

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