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Bad-tempered derby sees Athletic end six-match losing streak

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: The 2019 el Croydon Clásico between Croydon Athletic and Croydon FC at Mayfield Road on Tuesday night turned out to be less-than-a-classic, and ended with accusations surrounding a deliberate dive to get a rival player sent off. ANDREW … Continue reading

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Holmesdale defeat showed how much Trams miss Somo

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Bumper Bank Holiday crowds and a bit of a cup run – the local teams have got through the first month of the season in reasonable shape, as ANDREW SINCLAIR reports Photographs by CLARE BARNETT Croydon FC drew … Continue reading

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Newly confident Trams are up for the FA Cup this Saturday

NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Forget transfer deadline day, for the area’s amateur clubs, this weekend is one of the biggest of their season. By ANDREW SINCLAIR There’s a wave of fresh optimism down at Croydon Arena this week, as Croydon FC, the … Continue reading

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Arena clubhouse suffers ransacking on two successive nights

For Croydon’s longest established non-league football club, their battle for survival just got a whole lot tougher It’s time to support your local team. Croydon Football Club’s clubhouse at Croydon Arena in South Norwood has been the target of break-ins, … Continue reading

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Fans fear that Saturday’s derby could be last Croydon Clasico

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: A spokesperson for Croydon FC this morning denied the rumour that Jose Mourinho, having been sacked by Manchester United, is to be brought in as manager at Croydon Arena. “Not even Mourinho could save them now,” they might … 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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Croydon Athletic v Croydon FC, Mayfield Road, Aug 28

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Trams can’t mask delight as Campbell keeps them in the cup

NON-LEAGUE ROUND-UP: It’s another FA Cup weekend coming up, at least for three local sides, as GENE GERMAINERS reports Until the Croydon riots in 2011, AC London did not exist as a football club. This weekend, they are playing in … Continue reading

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Doughlin’s on the spot to secure cup run for Croydon

Croydon FC’s luck in cup competitions, and maybe even their form, too, seems to have followed the club into the new season. The club is £1,500 the richer in prize money for the 2-1 win over Uckfield Town on the … Continue reading

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Back of the net! Croydon FC offers Athletic fans free entry

By Andrew Pelling Croydon FC is reaching out in solidarity to Croydon Athletic fans to offer free entry to all its home matches in January to anyone wearing Athletic colours. Croydon Athletic looks to be doomed to drop out of … Continue reading

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