Wimbledon Guardian: Sport

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Chessington's Stevenson sets sights on singles final in Nottingham

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:36am Thursday 21st August 2014

Chessington tennis star Luke Stevenson takes on Abingdon's Alexix Canter in the semi-finals of the Nikes Junior Tenning Champoionships today with a spring in his step.

Re-Joyce, for there is no stopping Commonwealth champion Joe

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

The man who propelled Putney boxer Joe Joyce on his way to Commonwealth gold is convinced the super-heavyweight can go all the way to Rio 2016.

AFC Wimbledon: Winning ugly is only a good sign says Francomb

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon’s George Francomb reckons winning games without playing well is a sign the Dons can sustain a promotion bid this term, writes Stuart Amos.

Hercules Wimbledon's Grima has double reason to celebrate

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's top women's marathon runner, Claire Grima, lifted two Surrey titles in one go when she competed in the Wimbledon Dash 5km road race at Wimbledon Park on Sunday.

Crystal Palace pull plug on Malky Mackay appointment

Wimbledon Guardian: STILL IN CHARGE: Malky Mackay

5:37pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Crystal Palace are understood to have pulled the plug on the expected appointment of Malky Mackay as manager. 

Nadew comes of age for Herne Hill Harriers

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Feysel Nadew clinched gold in the 800m as a clutch of Herne Hill Harriers' teenagers came of age at the South of England track & field championships.

Sutton & Epsom RFC head coach gets prepared to go again

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Sutton & Epsom coach Jeff Parsons has a target in mind for next season, but he admitted he is entering the unknown, yet again.

Hercules Wimbledon sprinters dominate South of England meeting

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon youngsters dominated the sprints at the South of England U15/U17 Championships at Crystal Palace on Saturday, with brothers Rechmial and Chad Miller and Jaleel Roper all taking gold medals.

Crystal Palace defender shocked by Pulis departure, but life goes on

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Following the departure of Tony Pulis and Crystal Palace’s late defeat at Arsenal, Joel Ward was keen to focus on the playing side of the game.

Neighbours prepare to battle it out on the tennis court

Wimbledon Guardian:

5:15pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Neighbours Jack Draper from Ashtead and Sutton's Brendan Murphy go head to head tomorrow (Wednesday) for a place in the U14s Nike Junior Tennis Championships final.

Ashtead tennis star of the future through to junior quarter-finals

Wimbledon Guardian:

5:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Ashtead's Ben Draper has reached the quarter-finals of the U16 boys’ singles tournament at the Nike Junior Tennis Championships.

Sharp shooter Patel is Kingston's surgeon with a steady hand

Wimbledon Guardian:

4:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cobham Commonwealth shooting champion Parag Patel says his ability as a surgeon – including work at Kingston Hospital – is what makes him a cut above the rest, writes Jack Miller.

Crystal Palace to unveil new manager

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Crystal Palace look set to unveil former Cardiff City boss Malky MacKay as their new manager.

Eagles debut scorer in the dark on new manager

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Brede Hangeland says he knows no more than anyone else about who will replace Tony Pulis, the manager who signed him during the close season.

Croydon sprinters rule the European circuit

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:58am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Croydon Harriers can boast some of the fastest men on the continent after a golden week at the European Championships in Zurich.

Weir overjoyed by the blurring of the lines

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Commonwealth and six-time Olympic champion David Weir is pumped that Paralympians are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Hangeland's Crystal Palace "rollercoaster" shows now shows no sign of relenting

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Brede Hangeland was delighted to score his first Premier League goal in three years after admitting the past two weeks have been a “rollercoaster”.

Harris the Harrier defends her Surrey Road League title

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Croydon Harrier Lisa Harris successfully defended her Surrey Road League title after taking bronze in the Wimbledon 5K on Sunday.

Harry AA can see a bright future for Team GB's sprinters

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey says the Team GB 100m squad is capable of competing with the best in the world.

Speroni talks of Pulis 'shock' and 'disappointment' at conceding late goal against Arsenal

Wimbledon Guardian: Julian Speroni

2:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace keeper Julian Speroni has talked about the “shock” of Tony Pulis’ sudden departure and was disappointed not to hold onto a draw with Arsenal at the weekend.

Crystal Palace fined for breach of Premier League "good faith" rule

Wimbledon Guardian:

2:13pm Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace have been fined up to £25,000 for breaching a Premier League "good faith" rule at Cardiff City last season.

Quins have reasons to be cheerful at World Club Sevens

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

Jack Maslen believes his young Harlequins colleagues can be proud of their performance at 2014 World Club Sevens over the weekend in Twickenham despite losing in the final of the Shield competition.

Kingstonian: Fighting spirit delights assistant boss Harper

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Tommy Kavanagh’s second goal in a week was enough to secure the tightest of 1-0 wins for Kingstonian over AFC Hornchurch on Saturday.

Graduates win the Women's Rugby World Cup

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:52am Monday 18th August 2014

University of Roehampton graduates Margaret Alphonsi and Alex Matthews are the queens of world rugby after helping England to the Women’s Rugby World Cup glory on Sunday.

Millen sticks to the football and praises his Crystal Palace professionals

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:37am Monday 18th August 2014

While most people inside Selhurst Park were shocked by the departure of Tony Pulis, caretaker manager Keith Millen was praising his players for maintaining their concentration at Arsenal.

Garner: Crystal Palace must move on... and quickly

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:55am Monday 18th August 2014

Crystal Palace first team coach Ben Garner admitted he was shocked at the departure of Tony Pulis, but believes it is important that the club moves on quickly.

Quins’ Easter takes on a double identity

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:30am Monday 18th August 2014

Nick Easter is going to be working on two rugby fronts this season, but he insists his main priority is Aviva Premiership glory with Harlequins.

Quins look for more comfortable run to play-offs this time

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Harlequins' summer transfer activity has placed a lot of emphasis on youth and nowhere is that more evident than in the second row where Charlie Matthews is now a senior figure, writes Jack Skelton.

Twickenham's Sandhu brothers savage Richmond

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:37am Sunday 17th August 2014

Middlesex seamer Gurjit Sandhu led the assault as Twickenham thrashed Richmond in the Middlesex County League Premier Division at Old Deer Park on Saturday.

Keith Millen 'proud' of players after tough week, wants to be considered for vacant manager position

Wimbledon Guardian: Keith Millen

9:02am Sunday 17th August 2014

Acting Crystal Palace manager Keith Millen said he was "proud" of his players after a tough week, with Tony Pulis leaving the club just two days before the start of the new season.

Bridge Banter: Getting the best out of Chelsea's new talisman Diego Costa

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

The good news is that Diego Costa looks the real deal as a powerful, hungry Chelsea striker.

House of Payne: AFC Wimbledon get a kicking when they're down

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

Football has a nasty habit of kicking you when you're down – as it did to AFC Wimbledon this week.

Parish wants new Palace boss to have Premier League experience

Wimbledon Guardian: Chairman and co-owner of Crystal Palace FC Steve Parish

11:26pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Steve Parish has told BBC’s Match of the Day Crystal Palace’s new manager will ideally have Premier League experience.

Holloway has his say on Crystal Palace managerial situation

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:44pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Former Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway feels Tony Pulis’ departure had a certain inevitability to it because he and Steve Parish are both such strong characters.

AFC Wimbledon hit-man Tubbs has reasons to be hopeful

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Dons hot-shot Matt Tubbs is keen to maintain his phenomenal record of winning promotion with every professional club he has represented.

Met Police boss Cooper is ready for ‘top lad’ from Tonbridge

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Met Police boss Jim Cooper hailed “top lad” and former Sutton United legend Steve McKimm ahead of their head-to-head this weekend.

Channel 4 Selections and Racing tips for Saturday 16th August

Wimbledon Guardian: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

6:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Horse racing tips for Saturday, August 16. Including Newmarket, Lingfield and Doncaster.

Codling fine tunes Rosslyn Park to find perfect harmony

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:42pm Friday 15th August 2014

Alex Codling is fine tuning his Rosslyn Park side ahead of the new National League One campaign.

Mitchell calls on Sutton to fight to the end

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:39pm Friday 15th August 2014

Sutton CC skipper David Mitchell has set his players a challenge for the final four games of the Surrey Championship season.

Crystal Palace players devastated by Pulis departure

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:17pm Friday 15th August 2014

Crystal Palace caretaker manager Keith Millen has admitted that the players arriving for training this morning were devastated at the departure of Tony Pulis.

Dons manager has a brave message for his League Two rivals - This is the best Dons squad we’ve ever had

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley has issued a warning to his League Two rivals, claiming his current crop of players is the best the club has ever had.

Roehampton duo are one step away from World Cup glory

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:15pm Friday 15th August 2014

Two of Roehampton University's finest are preparing for World Cup glory with the England women's rugby team.

Radio WDON has started its 13th season, so good luck and... Let’s talk Dons, mate

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

The London Senior Cup tie against Brimsdown Rovers on a chilly September night in 2002 boasted six goals and a penalty shoot out victory for the fledgling AFC Wimbledon side.

Time for a little Kingstonian revenge mission

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:25pm Friday 15th August 2014

Tommy Williams may not have been the Kingstonian boss in last season’s doomed Ryman Premier play-off defeat to AFC Hornchuch – but he would still like some revenge.

Harlequins make a triple change to World Club Sevens squad

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:17pm Friday 15th August 2014

Harlequins have made three changes to the squad that will play in the World Club Sevens this weekend at Twickenham stadium.

Ards: AFC Wimbledon are about more than this

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:41pm Friday 15th August 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has told the world not to define the Dons by their results against the franchise.

Tony Pulis leaves Crystal Palace on the eve of the big kick-off

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:24pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Tony Pulis and Crystal Palace have parted company by mutual consent just two days before the start of the new Premier League season.

VOTE: Which Premier League boss will be the first to go?

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:56pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Speculation has been growing throughout the day Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is set to quit after odds on him becoming the first Premier League managerial casualty tumbled overnight.

UPDATE: Doubt poured on 'Danes to the rescue Palace flag theft' story

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:50am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Updated 1.30pm: Palace fans say the story told by Tom Watson is a hoax

Jedinak: It's all about Premier League survival for Crystal Palace

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Crystal Palace skipper Mile Jedinak has his sights set on Premier League survival again this season, ahead of the opener at Arsenal.









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