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Under The Flyover, Episode 1: Mark Butcher

On music, Test cricket, and racism Inside Croydon is delighted to launch Under The Flyover, our podcast which over the coming months will be complementing our website reporting with interviews and recordings offered exclusively to our loyal supporters. And first … Continue reading

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Over-55s cricket indoor nets, Wallington, every Monday

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Free cricket coaching, Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath

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Cricket’s bowled a Yorker with rare screening of documentary

Money prioritised over all else? In cricket? Surely not… Yet that is the key finding of Death of a Gentleman, an award-winning sports documentary which the country’s television channels have so far found too hot to handle for their scheduling. … Continue reading

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Pietersen could still help Surrey to have a Blast this summer

HOOK SHOT: The World T20 is underway and the county cricket season is just a few weeks away at The Oval. So, we need to talk about Kevin… MARCUS HOOK opens the batting on a new column Even if Kevin … Continue reading

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Di Venuto will hit ground running as Surrey’s new coach

When Jason Roy, the Old Whitgiftian, returns from England duty in South Africa for pre-season training at The Oval, he’ll walk into a dressing room to discover a new Surrey club coach. Another one. Michael Di Venuto’s arrival in south … Continue reading

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Shorts and Gremlins on offer at new Stanley’s Film Club

Stanley’s Film Club at Stanley Halls in South Norwood stages its first edition of Shorts in the South next week. Tickets are on sale now for this brand new quarterly short film night, on Wednesday November 4, celebrating local film-making … Continue reading

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Purley Cricket Club is looking for women players

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Youth Games cricket team trials, Thornton Heath, Jan 16

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Pietersen plea could put him in prime position for Surrey

Amid the furore created this week around the publication of Kevin Pietersen’s “autobiography”, which he got someone else to write for him, one twist has been the 34-year-old former England batsman’s realisation that if he really does harbour serious ambitions … Continue reading

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Howzat! Girls open a new innings at Addington cricket club

One of the country’s oldest cricket clubs is opening a new chapter in its history next week with the start of a two-year project with backing from The Oval, the Lord’s Taverners and Croydon Council to offer free introductory sessions … Continue reading

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Surrey’s going round in circles over captaincy at The Oval

JASON COURT wraps up the county cricket season by posing the question: who will be Surrey captain in 2015? At the start of the season, I suggested a good run in the T20 would be possible, but promotion first year … Continue reading

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Surrey end summer pot-less, despite Roy’s batting power

So near, yet so far. Surrey’s last, albeit outside, chance of success this summer – promotion back to the first division of the County Championship – somehow slipped through their batting-gloved fingers on Friday at New Road Worcester, when from … Continue reading

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The Boom Band play live, Half Moon Putney, July 19

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Surrey blame ‘struggling facilities’ for Whitgift cricket decision

Doubts over whether county cricket will return to Croydon were renewed this week when the annual meeting of Surrey members was told that “struggling facilities” were the reason for the county club’s continued absence from Whitgift School. The cricket festival … Continue reading

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Surrey’s members ready to go nuts for Ford-inspired KP

JASON COURT says that there’s more optimism in the members’ pavilion at The Oval ahead of the County Championship, which begins on Sunday On Sunday I will be joining the masses of cabbies, retirees, students, the unemployed and other 40- … Continue reading

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England batsman Butcher wants to bowl out incinerator

Mark Butcher, the former Surrey and England cricketer, is the latest Croydon celebrity to voice concerns about plans to build an incinerator on the border with Sutton. “When I heard about the incinerator I couldn’t quite believe what I was … Continue reading

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