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London Velo in Deptford joins ‘bike café’ trend

London Velo in Deptford joins ‘bike café’ trend

London Velo in Deptford is next to join the ‘bike café’ trend where coffee is combined with cycle repair and trade. The café opens on 29 May and welcomes all cyclists, from hardcore riders in lycra to complete beginners. Steve McMillan, co-owner of the café, emphasises that the café will…

Millwall boss booted out and replaced by former striker

Millwall boss booted out and replaced by former striker

Ian Holloway has been sacked as the manager of Millwall football club after just 14 months at the helm. The 51-year-old managed to save the club from relegation last season after he took over from Steve Lomas in January, but the club currently sit second from bottom in the Championship,…

Crystal Palace midfielder gets four game ban

Crystal Palace midfielder gets four game ban

Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak has been charged by the FA for violent conduct resulting in a four-game ban for the midfielder. The incident happened towards the end of Palace’s victorious 3-1 match on Saturday at Upton Park. The 30-year-old Australian Jedinak, who played the whole match, elbowed West Ham’s…

“London’s last public golf course” set to close

“London’s last public golf course” set to close

Campaigners have slammed plans to close London’s last public golf course, as external funding is set to accelerate council plans. Lewisham Council have been provisionally awarded a £4.9 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund, to help restore Beckenham Place Park to its eighteenth century…

Youth football league celebrates second anniversary

Youth football league celebrates second anniversary

The Croydon Community Football League celebrated its second anniversary with a mini football tournament for young people aged 24 and below. The CCF League is a joint project set up by Croydon Landlord Services, the council’s Street Based Youth Team, and Surrey FA. It is designed to bring together young people…

Crystal Palace back White Ribbon Campaign in Croydon

Crystal Palace back White Ribbon Campaign in Croydon

Crystal Palace FC Foundation has pledged their support for Croydon Council’s White Ribbon campaign against domestic violence and sexual abuse. The campaign aims to promote a change in community attitudes, calling for greater condemnation of violence against girls and women. Croydon Council launched the White Ribbon initiative in November last…

18-year-old weightlifter wins Canary Wharf Sports Award

18-year-old weightlifter wins Canary Wharf Sports Award

    Mercy Brown, an 18 year-old weightlifter who has represented England in the Commonwealth Games, has been crowned Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the Year. Brown, who hopes to be a contender at the Rio Olympics next year, said: “I’ve been weightlifting professionally for three years now. It all…

Palace’s new signings to debut against Everton tomorrow

Palace’s new signings to debut against Everton tomorrow

Crystal Palace have signed Shola Ameobi on a free transfer and Jordan Mutch for an undisclosed fee. Ameobi joins Palace on a short-term deal until the end of the season after leaving Turkish side Gaziantep last month. The striker, who is best known for his time at Newcastle, made 397…

Palace to face Bolton or Liverpool in FA Cup 5th Round

Palace to face Bolton or Liverpool in FA Cup 5th Round

Crystal Palace will face either Bolton or Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA cup after overcoming a highflying Southampton side in a five-goal thriller. The victory gives Palace their first fifth round appearance since 2010, where they lost to Aston Villa. The Eagles have never won the FA…

Palace awaits tough game in the FA Cup fourth round

Palace awaits tough game in the FA Cup fourth round

  Crystal Palace are hoping to advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup as they take on Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday. After beating Dover Athletic 4-0 in the third round, Palace have been drawn away to Champions League-chasing Southampton in the fourth round of the FA…

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