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Down, but not out? Relegated Croydon plan for uncertain future

Our venerable football correspondent, BRIAN GRANVILLE, reports on the latest set-back suffered by the borough’s oldest non-league club Despite having had five managers in less than 12 months, Croydon FC have still only managed to collect eight league points all … Continue reading

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Councillor’s £1,000 grant to football club outside the borough

One of Croydon’s football crazy Conservative councillors has been doling out council cash to a sports club that is based outside the borough. Croydon Council has allocated £560,000 per year to what it calls its ward budget scheme. Under the … 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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Trams go into Trophy game with several scores to settle

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Crisis club Croydon FC suffered its second 5-0 drubbing in succession on Tuesday. The prospect of a trip to Tolworth to take on Corinthian Casuals, a side from the Isthmian League who had already given their strikers shooting … Continue reading

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Crisis at the Arena as the Trams suffer 10th league defeat

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: Chris Brown, Croydon FC’s caretaker manager, could only offer apologies after his side lost 5-0 to Fisher at Croydon Arena last night. The Trams remain anchored, without a point, rock bottom of the Southern Counties East Football League … Continue reading

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Whytleleafe lose their FA appeal and are kicked out of the cup

The Football Association has confirmed its decision to kick Whyteleafe out of this year’s FA Cup for fielding a banned player. The club had an appeal hearing at FA headquarters at Wembley yesterday afternoon over the case of Adekunle Odutolu, … Continue reading

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Whyteleafe head to appeal with FA Cup future at stake

NON-LEAGUE NEWS: It has been a week of turmoil off the pitch, with Whyteleafe being kicked out of the FA Cup for fielding a banned player – a matter which has been subject to an appeal hearing on Friday morning … Continue reading

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