Crystal Palace chaplain hails miraculous season for Eagles

This Is Local London: Chris Roe

9:58am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A football club and shopping centre are not the first places you associate with the church, but they are the basis for Reverend Chris Roe's work.

Stubborn Chelsea secure stalemate

This Is Local London: Neither side could create many clear-cut chances in the Spanish capital

10:07pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jose Mourinho was unapologetically grumpy on the eve of the Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid and his team were unwaveringly stubborn in a goalless draw at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.

Cech's season ended by injury

This Is Local London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, left, says Petr Cech, right, won't play again this season

11:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Petr Cech's season is at a premature end after the Chelsea goalkeeper was injured in the Champions League semi-final first leg goalless draw at Atletico Madrid.

AFC Wimbledon face points deduction for ineligible player

This Is Local London: AFC Wimbledon v Cheltenham March 2014 David Purday

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

UPDATED 4pm: AFC Wimbledon could be deducted points by the Football League after fielding an ineligible player, the club has announced.

Enjoy the moment says Fowler, because Whyteleafe are the champions

This Is Local London: Make the most of it: The Whyteleafe players get the promotion party started                       Picture: Chris Layton

10:32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Whyteleafe are the champions of the Southern Counties East League – and boss John Fowler wants his players to make the most of the moment.

Ryman League Round Up - Week 35

This Is Local London: Boss job: Tony Reid enjoys hitting the winner for Walton & Hersham over Worthing on Saturday       SP81843

9:07am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Kingstonian cemented their spot in the play-offs with a 5-1 hammering of Carshalton Athletic at Kingsmeadow on Monday.

Brentford will be motivated for final fortnight

This Is Local London: Head strong: Brentford defender James Tarkowski scored int he first half

9:06am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has insisted his men will not lack motivation over the last two games of the season.  

Hazard misses Chelsea training

This Is Local London: Eden Hazard missed Chelsea's open training session

4:04pm Monday 21st April 2014

Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard missed Chelsea's open training session on the eve of the Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid.

Brentford end Easter holiday with stalemate in Milton Keynes

This Is Local London: On target: Brentford striker Clayton Donaldson score his 18th goal of the season at MK Dons

4:58pm Monday 21st April 2014

Brentford completed a dramatic Easter holiday with a 2-2 draw at MK Dons on Monday.

It's time to put the pedal to the metal for metal-head Mikey

This Is Local London: Out of here: Mikey Gleeson from Wimbledon Chase leads from the front

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

If you are going to have a natural talent for a sport, you could do a lot worse than motorhead Mikey Gleeson.

Pulis praises 'wonderful' Palace as West Ham victory equals club record of five straight Premier League wins

This Is Local London: Philosophy: Tony Pulis is in tune with his Palace players

8:01am Monday 21st April 2014

Thanks to Mile Jedinak’s 59th penalty, smashed home in front of the sell-out Palace away support in east London, the Eagles now lie in 11th place with 43 points.

Matic wants to take back control

This Is Local London: Nemanja Matic believes Chelsea must regain control of their season at Atletico Madrid on Tuesday

1:58pm Sunday 20th April 2014

Chelsea must wrestle back control of their season in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final at Atletico Madrid, according to Nemanja Matic.

Mourinho makes official point

This Is Local London: Jose Mourinho tasted defeat in a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge for the first time on Saturday

7:59am Sunday 20th April 2014

Jose Mourinho oozed irony as he hailed referee Mike Dean and referees' boss Mike Riley for "unbelievable" performances in the wake of Chelsea's Barclays Premier League title-threatening 2-1 home defeat to Sunderland.

Pulis praises Palace attack

This Is Local London: Tony Pulis hailed his forwards after their performance at Upton Park

7:59am Sunday 20th April 2014

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis believes his team deserve more credit for their attacking talents after the Eagles guaranteed Barclays Premier League survival with a 1-0 win at West Ham.

Easter message from Crystal Palace chaplain Chris Roe

This Is Local London: Chris Roe

6:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

Happy Easter to everyone!

Palace maintain fine form

This Is Local London: Mile Jedinak scored the only goal in Crystal Palace's win

5:57pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Mile Jedinak's second-half penalty secured Crystal Palace a gutsy 1-0 victory at West Ham and guaranteed the Eagles' survival in the Barclays Premier League for another season.

Sunderland end Mourinho record

This Is Local London: Samuel Eto'o reacts after a missed shot during the defeat to Sunderland

7:55pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Blunders from veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and full-back Cesar Azpilicueta allowed Sunderland to inflict Jose Mourinho's first home league defeat as Chelsea manager and hand Liverpool control in the Barclays Premier League title race.

Eriksen stars as Spurs sink Fulham

This Is Local London: Paulinho, right, celebrates netting the opener

3:08pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Christian Eriksen was again the architect as Tottenham halted embattled Fulham's Barclays Premier League resurgence at White Hart lane.

Bully’s positive outlook for Wimbledon RFC

This Is Local London: Frustration: James Ogilvy-Bull has endure an up and down season

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Wimbledon RFC coach James Ogilvy-Bull is taking the positives from a season of ultimate frustration.

Crystal Palace boss: "We're safe, but let's not carried away - there is more to do"

This Is Local London: Philosophy: Tony Pulis is in tune with his Palace players

9:07am Saturday 19th April 2014

Tony Pulis reckons avoiding relegation to the Championship is nothing to get carried away with, not yet.

Kingston survival fight over bar the shouting

This Is Local London: Trying times: Kingston’s Matt Bolster tests the Old Tiffinians

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Kingston’s Surrey Division One fate will be decided  in a committee room rather than on the pitch - for now.  

O'Shea: Quins still have it all to do

This Is Local London: Hanging in there: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's Quins are still in the race

8:41am Saturday 19th April 2014

Quins director of rugby Conor O'Shea knows two more wins might not be enough to secure a top four Premiership finish but his men will fight all the way.

Quins beat Leicester to stay in Premiership race

This Is Local London: Hanging in there: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea's Quins are still in the race

9:54pm Friday 18th April 2014

England full back Mike Brown's try proved decisive as Harlequins beat Leicester Tigers 24-20 to stay in the race for a top four Premiership finish.

Brentford promotion is Warburton's greatest moment

This Is Local London: Delighted: Brentford boss mark Warburton was a happy man at the final whistle

8:18pm Friday 18th April 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton will reflect on leading the club into the Championship as his greatest achievement, while celebrating Bees fans pinch themselves.

Sutton United’s Doswell is down dealing with a defensive dilemma

This Is Local London: Missing: The talisman Charlie Clough could be out for the remainder of the season           SP81948

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Sutton United’s Skrill South promotion dreams have been thrown into turmoil after boss Paul Doswell admitted they are facing a defensive nightmare.

Champions Surbition eye up league and cup double

This Is Local London: Champagne moment: Former England international Chloe Strong breaks open bubbly after Surbiton lifted the Women's Hockey League title

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

After a perfect weekend, Surbiton Ladies captain Sarah Haycroft is now out to wrap up a perfect season.  

Ardley backs his goal-shy striking partnerships

This Is Local London: Most prolific: Michael Smith scored 10 goals in 25 appearances in a Dons shirt, including this effort against Dagenham & Redbridge in November

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

Boss Neal Ardley has defended his forward thinking strategy despite a lack of goals this season.

Flowers shows no fear ahead of return to crash site

This Is Local London: Oulton calling: Matt Flowers begins a fresh assault on the Ginetta GT5 Challenge title this weekend

10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Banstead motorhead Matt Flowers is returning to the scene of last season’s major crash to kick-start a fresh assault on the Ginetta GT5 Challenge.

Eagles defender admits he may have upset Evertonian relatives

This Is Local London: Scouser Scott Dann may have some explaining to do to his Bluenose family members. Picture by Edmund Boyden.

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Scott Dann admitted he may have upset a few family members when he scored his first goal for Crystal Palace against Everton at Goodison Park.

Brentford deserve promotion and to stay in the Championship, says boss Warburton

This Is Local London: Deserving: Mark Warburton wants promotion sooner rather than later

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Brentford boss Mark Warburton wants promotion sooner rather than later, not least because his men deserve it.

Whyteleafe teeter on the edge of promotion as champions

This Is Local London: High hopes: John Fowler faces a weekend that could change everything for Whyteleafe                 SP72974

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Boss John Fowler is standing on the brink of writing a new chapter in the history of Whyteleafe FC.

Robertson's aiming to maintain top gear at Donington Park

This Is Local London: Man with a plan: Charlie Robertson from Whyteleafe

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Whyteleafe motor ace Charlie Robertson is confident of keeping his superb early season momentum rolling at Donington Park this weekend in the latest rounds of the Michelin Ginetta GT4 SuperCup.

Quins chief O’Shea tells fans to get behind his men for Tigers showdown - Let's be having you

This Is Local London: Show me love: Ugo Monye leads the celebrations during a win over London Welsh last season and Conor O’Shea wants more of the same tonight	SP70080

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Director of rugby Conor O’Shea has called on Quins fans to roar his men on to the Premiership play-offs as they go big game hunting.

Ks spend money well on Laidler

This Is Local London: Influential: Kingstonian new boy Steve Laidler hooks the ball towards goal on Saturday

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Alan Dowson believes midfielder Steve Laidler is the man behind Kingstonian’s Ryman Premier League play-off charge.  

Fergie told Pulis to manage Palace

This Is Local London: Tony Pulis, pictured, has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson influenced his decision to take the Crystal Palace job

3:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson was a key influence in his decision to take on the job at a time when he had considerable doubts about it himself.

Striker excited by prospect of West Ham return

This Is Local London: Chamakh celebrates his winner

7:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Marouane Chamakh is looking forward to returning to West Ham when Crystal Palace visit Upton Park for a London derby this weekend.

Former Arsenal forward happy to do Gunners favour with Everton win

This Is Local London: No happy Arsenal return for former Gunners striker

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Marouane Chamakh admitted he was pleased to do his former club Arsenal a big favour last night by helping Crystal Palace stun Everton 3-2.

Dons thrive on the loan system, insists boss Ardley

This Is Local London: He's a loan man: Danny Hylton scored on his debut against Hartlepool in January                SP82538

4:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has claimed there is a world of difference between the loan system between clubs in the Premier League, and between those at the bottom of the Football League pyramid.

Cardiff City demand Crystal Palace are docked three points over leaked team-sheet claim

This Is Local London: Speculation: Tony Pulis has played down Cardiff City's "leak" claims

12:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Cardiff City have demanded that Crystal Palace's three points picked up in Wales in April should be wiped out.

Hampton sharp shooter not motivated by personal accolades

This Is Local London: Firing blanks: Hampton players argue among themselves after Thamesmead Town took the lead on Saturday

5:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Charlie Moone might be top of the Ryman Premier League goal scoring charts, but personal accolades do not motivate him.  

When the King of Carshalton met the Sultan of Sutton

This Is Local London: Stitch this: Ricky Boylan and Paul Doswell get up close and personal

11:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

Carshalton boxer Ricky Boylan returned to his childhood stomping ground on Saturday to watch Sutton United cement their place in the Skrill South play-offs.

Corinthian Casuals steal points to stand on brink of Ryman safety

This Is Local London: 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.

Comedian Eddie Izzard enjoying Crystal Palace success

This Is Local London: L-R Maxi Jazz, Stephen Browett and Eddie Izzard

9:31am Thursday 17th April 2014

Eddie Izzard has warned the top half of the Premier League that Crystal Palace will be coming for them next season.

Pulis speaks of Crystal Palace pride after safety all but guaranteed by Everton win

This Is Local London: Welsh roots: Tony Pulis watched Cardiff City as a young boy

10:59pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Tony Pulis has spoken of his pride about the fact Crystal Palace will be in the top flight again next season after reaching 40 points tonight at Goodison Park.

Eagles march on with stunning Toffees win

This Is Local London: High praise: Cameron Jerome is loving Palace under the leadership of Tony Pulis

9:48pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Crystal Palace recorded a fourth straight victory at Everton tonight to all but secure their Premier League status for another season.

Sutton & Epsom coach left frustrated by a season of injury woe

This Is Local London: Man with the boot: Sam Hurley                All pictures: Dave Jackson

5:05pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Sutton & Epsom RFC’s head coach Jeff Parsons has felt the frustration of a difficult return to London Division One South.

Rosslyn Park must wait for title decider

This Is Local London: Break away: Park’s Will Bowley gets away from the Hull defence 	         Picture: David Whittam

4:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Rosslyn Park fans face an agonising wait before the defining weekend of the National League One season.

Battersea Ironsides need you to raise the roof

This Is Local London: None shall pass: Colin O’Keeffe will lead his Battersea Ironsides out on Saturday hoping they can overcome the final hurdle and reach the national final of the RFU Junior Vase at Twickenham

4:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Battersea Ironsides skipper Colin O’Keeffe is calling on all rugby fans in the area to descend on Garratt Green this weekend and cheer the side onto Twickenham.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Grima's London marathon joy

This Is Local London: Top running: Claire Grima finished sixth in the women's over-35s London marathon

4:23pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's Claire Grima finished a brilliant sixth in the women's over-35 championship race in Sunday's London marathon.

Battle lines drawn in Esher for season ending derby clash

This Is Local London: Pride on the line: Esher coach Craig Chalmers

8:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Esher coach Craig Chalmers reckons his men have plenty to play for in their final game of a disappointing National Division One campaign – local pride.  




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