Tag Archives: Mayfield Road

Trams have 10 games left to salvage their promotion push

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Fixture congestion, cup knock-outs, floodlight failures, losing streaks, ANDREW SINCLAIR reports on a tough February for the local clubs. Croydon FC pictures: PAUL DAVIS Croydon’s non-league clubs have had a tough month, as one saw their promotion hopes … Continue reading

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Athletic waiting for FA judgement over racist abuse claims

The former borough councillor who chairs Croydon Athletic says no further action will be taken by the club against their player accused of racist abuse. Exclusive by ANDREW SINCLAIR Croydon Athletic will be taking no further action against the player … Continue reading

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Kinetic energy is driving non-league side towards FA Cup

Football’s back. For Croydon’s non-League football, that means it’s already time to dream of Wembley, even before last season’s FA Cup finalists have kicked off there again in this season’s Charity Shield. Both Croydon’s clubs face tough FA Cup away … 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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Lots to prove in tonight’s el Croydon Clásico non-league clash

So, the day has arrived. The day of el Croydon Clásico: AFC Croydon Athletic v Croydon FC, at Mayfield Road tonight. Croydon FC will be keen to show that they are still worthy of being called one of Croydon’s top … 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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Athletic’s return delayed, but they clinch important baaa-cking

Fifty years on from the first Match of the Day, and both of Croydon’s non-league clubs still await their debut appearance on the BBC programme. And as BRIAN GRANVILLE reports after the teams’ FA Cup exploits last weekend, one club … Continue reading

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