Tag Archives: Dickson Gill

Gill is driving force in FA Vase as Croydon close on Wembley

Croydon FC are four games from Wembley as they set off tomorrow to play Team Solent, the University of Southampton team, in the fourth round of the FA Vase. The club has booked a coach for supporters, which will be … Continue reading

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Rams and Trams top the table after impressive season start

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Stranger things have happened, but as our football correspondent BRIAN GRANVILLE reports, there can rarely have been a time when the two local sides were enjoying such a buoyant start to the season Speak it softly and savour … Continue reading

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Hard-fought draw sets up FA Cup replay at Croydon Arena

BRIAN GRANVILLE, our man in the trenchcoat with a diploma in coversational Italian and a copy of When Saturday Comes tucked into his pocket, reports on the latest FA Cup upset involving one of the borough’s non-league sides Croydon FC … Continue reading

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Early start means that Trams and Rams not yet up for the cup

Our chief football correspondent, BRIAN GRANVILLE, reports on the busy pre-season for Croydon’s non-league clubs It is just a few weeks since Crystal Palace played in front of 90,000 fans in the Wembley final, but Croydon’s non-league sides are already … Continue reading

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All to play for in Croydon’s non-league derby clash

BRIAN GRANVILLE, our veteran non-league football correspondent, previews this Saturday’s Mayfield Road fixture where the stakes are high-ish There is still a chance of glory for Croydon FC in yet another very difficult season, with a chance to make a … Continue reading

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Relegation battle puts the fight into Boxing Day derby

Dickson Gill, Croydon FC’s vice-chairman and coach, returns to the dugout at Croydon Arena this afternoon from a two match touchline ban just in time for the derby clash with AFC Croydon Athletic. The Rams – that’s Athletic – will … Continue reading

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Derby day can offer chance for local bragging rights

BRIAN GRANVILLE, the doyen of non-league football writers, looks forward to a crunch clash at Mayfield Road, when both sets of fans will be chanting “Croydon” There’s more than a hint that someone in what passes for a “boardroom” or … Continue reading

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