Met Police: Blues can sustain play-off push says chief Cooper

Wimbledon Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Met Police chief Jimmy Cooper reckons the fact he has players of midfielder Matt Pattison’s calibre to call on is a sign his men are on course for a Ryman Premier League play-off place come the end of the season.

Walton Casuals: Ouani heads out of Waterside revolving door

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Casuals caretaker bosses Tony and Anthony Gale have moved to add a fourth new face to their struggling squad.

Walton Casuals: Hams sacking paves way for first Stags win

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Walton Casuals chairman Tony Gale has not ruled out former boss Mark Hams returning to Waterside Drive in a coaching capacity.

Walton Casuals: Hams wants fresh start with Stags

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams is hoping the fact his side are already out of the FA Cup gives them the chance to get over a miserable start to the season.

Corinthian Casuals: Howard loving life at the top of the table

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard reckons the fact his players are not paid is behind their rise tot he Ryman Division One South summit this term – that and a mid-season trip to Brazil, at least.

Corinthian Casuals: Howard fumes over injury time penalty heartbreak

Wimbledon Guardian:

3:06pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Kingstonian will host Horsham in the FA Cup first qualifying round, but angry Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard felt it could have been his men lining up at Kingsmeadow instead.

Corinthian Casuals: Double delight for Salako

Wimbledon Guardian:

2:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Substitute Michael Salako's debut brace left Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard purring as his side moved up to seventh in the Ryman Division One South table, writes Stuart Tree.

Corinthian Casuals: Boss Howard notices less Casual attitude

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard has noticed a welcome change in attitude in his squad this term, writes Stuart Tree.

Carshalton bounce back to crush Walton

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Walton & Hersham's Vernon Francis opened the scoring but could not prevent the Swans from crashing 3-1 at home to Carshalton Athletic.

Hams plays down Stags chances

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams confirmed five new signings this week but is determined to keep a lid on expectations, writes Stuart Amos.

Cooper warns Blues they must impress quickly

Wimbledon Guardian:

5:31pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper will waste no time in pinning down his squad to deals for the forthcoming Ryman Premier League campaign.

Blues boss was key to Crook return

Wimbledon Guardian: Back: Billy Crook is back with the Imber Court Blues

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

Ex-Dulwich Hamlet midfielder Billy Crook says Met Police boss Jim Cooper was a big reason why he has re-signed for the Blues, writes James Barrett.

Blue boss laments cash rich Ryman League

Wimbledon Guardian: Moving on: Met Police winger Howard Newton has joined Tooting & Mitcham United

9:00am Monday 16th June 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is playing down his side’s Ryman Premier League chances next term based on the fact he is being outgunned in the transfer market.

Hams: No-one will strike it rich at Walton Casuals

Wimbledon Guardian: Determined: Stags manager Mark Hams 	 Deadlinepix SP82595

7:00am Monday 26th May 2014

Walton Casuals manager Mark Hams will not be held over a barrel in relation to players’ wages at Waterside Drive, writes Stuart Amos.  

Corinthian Casuals steal points to stand on brink of Ryman safety

Wimbledon Guardian: Almost there: Corinthian Casuals chief Matt Howard has performed a minor miracle at King George's Field this season

5:09pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard reckons he might have been under house arrest on Tuesday night after his side burgled the points that could land Ryman Division One South safety.

Cup kings Blues have plenty to play for

Wimbledon Guardian: Shoot on sight: Former Arsenal trainee and Jamaican international Nigel Neita takes a shot in Tuesday’s 3-0 London Senior Cup semi-final triumph over Wingate & Finchley at Imber Court	 	Deadlinepix SP83420

5:04pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Mid-table Met Police may be forgiven for winding down to the end of the season – but boss Jim Cooper is having none of it.  

Aksoy leaves Stags with best wishes ringing in his ears

Wimbledon Guardian: On his way: Ex-Casuals keeper Ferhat Aksoy suffered miserably at the hands of Walton & Hersham in a 5-1 defeat last month

1:00pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Walton Casuals sent keeper Ferhat Aksoy packing with a back handed compliment last week.  

Goal angel Gabriel staying put at Stags

Wimbledon Guardian: Going nowhere: Walton Casuals striker Gabriel Odunaike is staying put - for now

2:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams may have to fight to hold on to hot shot Gabriel Odunaike this summer, but he has his man for now.  

Corinthian Casuals' great escape is on

Wimbledon Guardian: Paying dividends: Striker Jamie Byatt is responsible for nearly 50 per cent of Corinthian Casuals' league goals this season

1:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Corinthian Casuals moved out of the Ryman Division One South relegation zone with a 1-0 win at Worthing on Wednesday.  

Swans derby win was made in Kingston

Wimbledon Guardian: On target: Swans substitute Louis Glace-Palmer Louis Glace-Palmer fires past hapless Casuals keeper Ferhat Askoy

8:45am Thursday 20th March 2014

Walton & Hersham boss Tony Reid revealed Tuesday’s derby win over Walton Casuals was made in a Kingstonian shirt.  

Reid-y does it: Ex-Ks striker takes over at Swans

Wimbledon Guardian: Good times: Ex-Ks striker Tony Reid won the Surrey Senior Cup under Ian McDonald in 2006

9:00am Friday 7th March 2014

Manager Tony Reid has revealed securing two wins from his first two games in charge at Walton & Hersham came more by luck than judgement.  

All change at Walton's Stags

Wimbledon Guardian: Not enough: Walton Casuals goals scorers Jamal Jimoh, centre, and Simon Huckle battle for the ball in Saturday's defeat to Horsham

5:13pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams has swooped to give his side’s flagging Ryman Division One South fortunes a new life, writes Stuart Amos.  

Contrasting fortunes for Walton's and Kingston's Casuals

Wimbledon Guardian: Not enough: Walton Casuals goals scorers Jamal Jimoh, centre, and Simon Huckle battle for the ball in Saturday's defeat to Horsham

2:00pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

Walton Casuals' Ryman Division One South play-off hopes lie in tatters, while Corinthian Casuals have thrown themselves a survival lifeline.

Boss Cooper used to love Blues, but it is all over now

Wimbledon Guardian: Opening salvo: Prolific striker Charlie Moone turns to celebrate the first of his two goals on Tuesday night that took his tally to 33 league and cup goals this season  SP82854

12:00pm Friday 7th February 2014

Met Police chief Jimmy Cooper said his men should hang their heads in shame after watching them hand in the towel on their Ryman Premier League promotion hopes this week.  

Hams slams pathetic Stags defending and warns of change

Wimbledon Guardian: Run for it: Whitstable Town players run for cover during the storm that forced the abandonment of Saturday's game

6:01pm Thursday 30th January 2014

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams signed Turkish goalkeeper Ferhat Askoy and Fulham defender Daniel O’Reilly to little effect this week.

Blues duo can be Premier League's best

Wimbledon Guardian: Enjoying life up top: Met Police striker Charlie Collins challenges ks defender Aaron Goode

6:00am Friday 24th January 2014

Nevermind Kingstonian, Met Police front man Charlie Collins believes he and strike partner Bradley Hudson-Odoi can tear up the Ryman Premier League.  

Cameron hopes fans can see Swans improve

Wimbledon Guardian: Pastures new: Striker Will Turl switched to Chipstead last week to team up with former boss Steve Baker

6:38pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

If 2014 represents a new chapter for Walton & Hersham, it is fair to say their story is hardly a page turner, writes Stuart Amos.  

Cooper: Blues play-off hopes not dead

Wimbledon Guardian: On target: Met Police striker Charlie Collins now has 11 goals to his name this term

6:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper has not given up hope of making the Ryman Premier League play-offs after celebrating 10 years in charge at Imber Court.  

Blues boss blasts big time Charlies

Wimbledon Guardian: Not impressed: Blues boss Jimmy Cooper

1:31pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper has turned on his Blues days after on-loan midfielder Matt Pattison’s injury-time goal secured a sixth straight league and cup win.  

Cooper: Bird leaves Blues for his own good

Wimbledon Guardian: On his way: Hampton and Richmond Borough's Marcus Rose nips in to dispossess Met Police striker Allan Tait, right

5:04pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

Met Police boss Jim Cooper has let Jordan Bird quit the club – for his own good.  

EX-Millwall youngster calls time on football career in his teens

Wimbledon Guardian: Hanging up his boots: Met Police striker Tobi Alabi in FA Cup action earlier this season

12:00pm Thursday 31st October 2013

Met Police striker Tobi Alabi has confirmed he has quit football on medical grounds – aged only 19 years old.  

Stags live to fight another Trophy day

Wimbledon Guardian: Game changer: Walton Casuals' Connor French goes close with a late header on Saturday

12:00pm Monday 7th October 2013

Ryman Division One South leaders Walton Casuals were held 1-1 by second-placed Crawley Down Gatwick in the FA Trophy prelminary round on Saturday.

Cull will continue says Blues chief

Wimbledon Guardian: Battle: Ks midfielder Tommy Kavanagh and Blues new boy Callum Webb tussle on Tuesday night

1:00pm Friday 27th September 2013

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper has vowed more players will leave the club as he bids to find the magic formula at Imber Court.  

Hams: Stags deserve to top the table

Wimbledon Guardian: Familiar face: Walton Casuals front man Bobby Traynor celebrates scoring from the spot against Worthing

11:10am Friday 27th September 2013

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams might be enjoying a  Ryman Division One South fairytale, but he is expecting a Greek tragedy sooner or later.  

Met's Cooper suffers cup Ty Blues

Wimbledon Guardian: Down and out: Chalfont's former AFC Wimbledon and Brentford striker Scott Fitzgerald heads home Tuesday's winner

5:47pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper may hope the return of midfielder Ty Smith is going to spark his side’s league form in to life, but he was left ruing his absence in the FA Cup.

Ks academy graduate hits Casuals winner

5:50pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Walton Casuals shot to the top of Ryman Division One South table at the weekend thanks to a goal from the unlikeliest of sources.

Blues can use FA Cup to fire up league challenge

9:00am Friday 13th September 2013

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is hoping the FA Cup can fire up his side’s Ryman Premier League season.  

Hams plays down Stags play-off hopes after cup exit

Wimbledon Guardian: Sinking feeling: Walton & Hersham's Andre Scarlett sets off down the touchline during the Swans' cup defeat to Horsham

10:00am Monday 2nd September 2013

Walton Casuals boss Mark Hams has said talk of the play-offs is premature – particularly if his side do not find a ruthless streak.  

Hams ready to go it alone after being named Walton Casuals manager

Wimbledon Guardian: Selection headache: Ks boss Alan Dowson, left, and assistant Mark Hams have much to ponder this weekend

1:00pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

Mark Hams feels he is finally ready to branch out on his own after being named the new manager of Walton Casuals.

Minibus charge not behind Terrors' squad problems

Wimbledon Guardian: Proud: Phil Simpson was impressed with how his players dealt with a squad shortage last week

2:03pm Monday 25th March 2013

Rafa Benitez may be the most under pressure interim manager on the planet but at least the Chelsea boss can field 11 players at the start of a game - something his counterpart at Tooting & Mitcham couldn't last week.

Walton Casuals front up at the Waterside - at last

Wimbledon Guardian: So close: Casuals skipper Craog Lewington could not force this effort home in Saturday's defeat to  Eastbourne Town but it was all smiles a few days later

2:00pm Friday 22nd February 2013

Walton Casuals boss Danny Carroll is hoping waiting a long time to win a football match at home is like waiting a long time for a bus – three come along at once.  

Kavanagh and Reynolds can fire Blues to play-offs

Wimbledon Guardian: New boy: Tommy Kavanagh, right, in action for Sutton United against Blue Square Premier leaders Wrexham in the FA Trophy

11:46am Friday 22nd February 2013

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper is hoping new boys Duran Reynolds and Tommy Kavanagh can fire the Blues to the Ryman Premier League play-offs.  

Cooper questions Blues commitment

Wimbledon Guardian: On fire: Met Police midfielder Ty Smith is vital to his side's promotion hopes

1:38pm Friday 15th February 2013

Met Police boss Jim Cooper questioned his play-off chasing squad’s desire after slumping to a Tuesday night drubbing at Enfield Town, writes Tom Ambrose.  

Casuals chief welcomes inspiration from an unlikely source

Wimbledon Guardian: Competitive edge: Walton & Hersham's Victor Kiri and Corinthian Casuals' Danny Green battle for possession on Saturday

5:44pm Monday 4th February 2013

Boss Kim Harris may have missed Corinthian Casuals’ crucial midweek win at bottom-club Three Bridges, but it turned out he was not needed as his team drew inspiration from an unlikely source.  

Football club wall collapses

Wimbledon Guardian: Front of the terracing collapses as Dulwich Hamlet supporters celebrate Photo: Neil Hood

2:10pm Tuesday 29th January 2013

A safety investigation has been launched after a wall collapsed at a football club on Saturday as fans celebrated a goal.

Met Police's Knight in shining armour

Wimbledon Guardian: On the run: New Blues striker Dave Knight netted his side's third against Egham

4:00pm Friday 11th January 2013

Met Police new boy Dave Knight wants to eclipse departed striker Jonte Smith by finishing the season as the club’s leading scorer, writes James Hepworth.  

Cooper slams Blues despite win

Wimbledon Guardian: Opener: Steve Noakes wheels away to celebrate opening the scoring on Wednesday

11:15am Thursday 10th January 2013

Metropolitan Police boss Jim Cooper slammed the lacklustre attitude of his players in their 3-0 over Egham Town in the Surrey Senior Cup, writes Tom Ambrose.

Casuals battle gives cause for optimism

Wimbledon Guardian: Familiar face: Corinthian Casuals' former Ks midfielder Jamie Byatt hit the winner on New Year's Day

9:04am Friday 4th January 2013

Walton Causals boss Danny Carroll is confident 2013 can only get better for the Ryman Division One South strugglers.

Blues' Dave will be all right on the Knight

Wimbledon Guardian: New signing: Meet Police man Craig Hughes' return from a broken leg will be like a new signing for the Blues

1:40pm Friday 4th January 2013

Met Police striker Dave Knight can fill the shoes of departed loan star Jonte Smith, according to boss Jimmy Cooper.  

Cooper: Blues clear out was necessary

Wimbledon Guardian: Out: Matt Smart, in action against Crawley Town in the FA Cup, has been released by Met Police

9:57am Friday 14th December 2012

Met Police boss Jimmy Cooper has been forced to pull apart the squad that took the Blues to the FA Cup first round in a bid to re-ignite his side’s Ryman Premier League campaign.  

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