Tag Archives: Mazhar Majeed

Gutted! But Athletic look for quick return to Mayfield Road

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: AFC Croydon Athletic could return to its Mayfield Road home ground by the start of next season in August, in spite of the fire which completely gutted the clubhouse at the Keith Tuckey Stadium last week. References to … Continue reading

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Local derby marks football’s return to Croydon Arena

The romance of football is very much on show in the lower levels of the English game that Croydon FC and AFC Croydon Athletic compete in. Rising from the ashes left by the involvement of the club’s owner, Mazhar Majeed, … Continue reading

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Steve O’Connell took gift from cricket fixer Majeed

Steve O’Connell, Britain’s most overpaid local councillor, in 2008 accepted a gift from Mazhar Majeed, the sports agent who last November was sentenced to 20 months in prison for his part in the Pakistan Test cricket spot-fixing scandal. O’Connell, ward … 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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Court out? Croydon’s cricket fixer undone by a tabloid

The trial of the three Pakistan cricketers accused of spot fixing at last year’s Lord’s Test match concluded yesterday at Southwark Crown Court with prison sentences for them and their Croydon-based agent who orchestrated the fix, Mazhar Majeed. Majeed had … Continue reading

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