Tooting & Mitcham United boss wants more of the winning mentality

Surrey Comet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner does not want his players resting on their laurels as the FA Cup takes centre stage this weekend.

Tanner keeps on the Terrors learning curve

Surrey Comet: Testing season: Craig Tanner's debut season as a manager has had its ups and downs                SP82284

9:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

In his maiden season as a football manager, Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner has come a long way, and the journey is not over yet.

Watkins has a decision to make, and the Tooting & Mitcham United boss has his fingers crossed

Surrey Comet: Should he stay or should he go: Tanners boss Craig Tanner is hoping Craig Watkins stays for next season                     SP83782

9:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner has given Craig Watkins a route back into football, and he wants the hitman to fire the Terrors to success next season.

Terrors are considering the plain hard facts

Surrey Comet: Stat man: Tooting & Mitcham's assistant manager Adam Moriarty

12:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Tooting & Mitcham United’s assistant manager Adam Moriarty is looking to statistics to fuel a final push to safety in the Ryman League Division One South table.

Tanner is loving his do or die Terrors

Surrey Comet: Philosophy: Tooting & Mitcham boss Craig Tanner prefers to go all out to win, rather than hold back and draw

1:00pm Friday 20th December 2013

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner has hailed his side’s do or die attitude, which has seen them draw only once since the end of August.

Posh Vassell’s time for his beloved United

Surrey Comet: Never forget: Kyle Vassell keeps in touch with former boss Paul Doswell

9:00am Friday 20th December 2013

Former Sutton United striker Kyle Vassell may be back in League One and targeting promotion to the Championship, but he has not forgotten those who helped him get there.

Tanner is loving his life as a Terror

Surrey Comet: Happy: Craig Tanner in his Met Police days is relishing his new life as manager of Tooting & Mitcham United    SP69526

3:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner has enjoyed the good, the bad and the bizarre side of football management over the past few weeks, but he is loving every minute.

Tanner: Terrors have the right ethos to build a successful season

Surrey Comet: Tanner: Learning the ropes at Tooting & Mitcham, and liking the outcome     SP72968

7:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Craig Tanner has praised the work ethos of his players, despite enduring a tough start to life in management at Imperial Fields.

Five alive at Fetcham Grove as Tanners put the Terrors to the sword

Surrey Comet: Goal-scorer: Leatherhead's Tom Parkinson does battle with Tooting's Troy Williams    SP73087

12:18pm Monday 9th September 2013

Leatherhead moved up to the top of the Ryman Division One South table with an exhilarating 5-1 win over Tooting & Mitcham at Fetcham Grove on Saturday.

Tooting & Mitcham boss Tanner expects a tight reunion to Fetcham Grove

Surrey Comet: Relief: Craig Tanner has his first win as a football manager after Tooting beat Corinthian Casuals 5-1

3:03pm Thursday 5th September 2013

Tooting & Mitcham boss Craig Tanner held his hand up to acknowledge the quality of the Leatherhead goal that dumped them out of the FA Cup.

Tanner’s finding a brighter future up front for the Terrors

Surrey Comet: Relief: Craig Tanner has his first win as a football manager after Tooting beat Corinthian Casuals 5-1

1:00pm Friday 30th August 2013

TJ Nkomo could be the next big thing to come out of Tooting & Mitcham after bursting on to the scene with a hat-trick on Monday.

Too early for Terrors to panic

Surrey Comet: No luck: Terrors striker Daniel Morris tries to find a way through on Saturday but has no luck

6:21pm Tuesday 20th August 2013

Lee Hall thinks it is far too early for anyone to panic over Tooting & Mitcham's winless start to the season.

Lee Hall has high hopes as Tooting & Mitcham prepare for season start

Surrey Comet: Feeling good: Lee Hall believes Tooting & Mitcham can surprise this season

12:00pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

Lee Hall goes into the start of the Ryman Division One South season on Saturday quietly confident about Tooting & Mitcham's promotion chances.

Strikers have Tanner smiling at Terrors

Surrey Comet: Hitting the ground running: Frankie Sawyer in action against Banstead Athletic on Saturday, when he scored twice SP73081

2:28pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Craig Tanner has been left encouraging by the pre-season form of strikers Sol Pinnock and Frankie Sawyer at Tooting & Mitcham.

Tanner begins assembling his Terrors squad

Surrey Comet: On the look out for talent: Craig Tanner

8:00am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Craig Tanner began assembling his Tooting & Mitcham team as trialists were put through their paces at the club on Saturday.

Simpson disappointed over Terrors management snub

Surrey Comet: Out: Phil Simpson is no longer at Tooting & Mitcham

7:00am Thursday 20th June 2013

Phil Simpson heard he had been replaced at Tooting & Mitcham from an ex-player.

Tanner wants to bring the feel-good vibe back to Tooting & Mitcham

Surrey Comet: New man in charge: Craig Tanner in action for Met Police last season

10:00am Wednesday 19th June 2013

Craig Tanner wants to bring the feel-good vibe back to Tooting & Mitcham after being named as their new manager.

Supporters form breakaway Tooting & Mitcham club

Surrey Comet: In charge: Danny Lee, pictured when caretaker manager of Tooting & Mitcham in 2010, is the manager of new team Tooting & Mitcham Wanderers

10:03am Tuesday 18th June 2013

Disgruntled former Tooting & Mitcham employees and supporters have decided they have had enough of the off-field shenanigans at the Terrors and set up their own rival team.

Craig Tanner named new Tooting & Mitcham manager

Surrey Comet: Full circle: A young Craig Tanner, left, playing for Tooting & Mitcham in 2006

10:27am Thursday 13th June 2013

Tooting & Mitcham have announced Craig Tanner as their new manager. Tanner came through the youth ranks at the Terrors before moving on to play for Sutton United, Hampton & Richmond, Carshalton Athletic and Metropolitan Police - where a knee injury ended his player career.

Terrors saga deepens as chairman steps down

Surrey Comet: In limbo: Tooting & Mitcham manager Phil Simpson is still waiting to know if he will be in charge next season

10:29am Wednesday 12th June 2013

The future of Tooting & Mitcham has been thrown further into doubt after Bill Hill resigned as chairman.

Future still unclear for Tooting & Mitcham

Surrey Comet: Looking for answers: Interim manager Phil Simpson has no idea if he will be in charge of Tooting & Mitcham next season. SP73098

1:11pm Monday 13th May 2013

Phil Simpson is still in the dark over his future at Tooting & Mitcham, with the club yet to make any plans for next season.

Tooting and Mitcham fans take on players in charity cup match

Surrey Comet: green WIMB: Fans play against their heroes in charity cup match

6:30am Friday 10th May 2013

Fans played their on field heroes as Tooting & Mitcham football club hosted the inaugural Jayne Bullock and Dave Howe Memorial Cup.

Terrors Hall puts poor season down to too many management changes too fast

Surrey Comet: Too hasty: Lee Hall says the managers given the Tooting & Mitcham job were not given enough time to settle in     SP73100

3:00pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

Tooting & Mitcham midfielder Lee Hall said the club’s season has been blighted by a board that was took quick to show managers the door.

Simpson would love a full season at Tooting & Mitcham

Surrey Comet: Take off: Tooting's Sol Pinnock takes evasive action to avoid Casuals' Joe Hicks

11:28am Wednesday 17th April 2013

Phil Simpson is already making preparations for next season at Tooting & Mitcham despite not knowing whether he will still be the manager.

Lawrence tells Terrors to keep calm and win

Surrey Comet: Experienced man: Jamie Lawrence for Tooting & Mitcham against Walton & Hersham

5:11pm Tuesday 9th April 2013

Jamie Lawrence wants everyone around Tooting & Mitcham to stay calm as they strive to guarantee Ryman Division One South safety.

Crunch time for freefalling Terrors

Surrey Comet: Despair: Tooting go 2-0 down against Dulwich on Saturday. SP73100

8:00am Wednesday 3rd April 2013

Phil Simpson has labelled this Saturday’s match at home to Walton & Hersham a must-win game if Tooting & Mitcham are to avoid an end of season relegation struggle.

Palace and Tooting announce community partnership

10:39am Tuesday 26th March 2013

Crystal Palace and Tooting & Mitcham are embarking on a joint partnership of their community programmes.

Tooting given ultimatum

Surrey Comet: Crowded out: Tooting force the Three Bridges keeper into a rare bit of action on Saturday on their way to a disappointing defeat

3:25pm Monday 18th March 2013

Tooting & Mitcham’s interim manager Phil Simpson has told his players it is time to shape up or ship out.

Simpson: Terrors fear no one, not even a Football League side

Surrey Comet: Flashpoint: Nathan Koo-Boothe is shown red at Maidstone on Saturday. Courtesy: David Purdey

6:23pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

Phil Simpson would be confident of victory this Saturday even if a Football League side was visiting Imperial Fields instead of Ryman Division One South basement boys Three Bridges.

Simpson after an upset

4:08pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

Tooting & Mitcham go to Maidstone United this Saturday confident of turning over the Ryman Division One South leaders.

Simpson wants Terrors job

Surrey Comet: Hat-trick hero: Carl Wilson-Denis

4:26pm Tuesday 26th February 2013

Phil Simpson masterminded another thumping Terrors victory on Saturday and then declared - I want the Tooting & Mitcham job full time.

Business as usual for Tooting & Mitcham

Surrey Comet: Nothing ever happens: Lee Hall (left) says the Tooting players are happy to play for Phil Simpson    SP71842

3:05pm Thursday 21st February 2013

Tooting & Mitcham midfielder Lee Hall says it is business as usual after manager Jamie Martin resigned last week.

Tooting & Mitcham boss Jamie Martin resigns over budget cuts

Surrey Comet: Off: Jamie Martin has resigned as manager of Tooting & Mitcham United   SP71842

11:00am Thursday 14th February 2013

Tooting & Mitcham United manager Jamie Martin has resigned claiming the club's board are putting business before football.

Tooting boss Martin ready to lose his Premier man Vose

Surrey Comet: Trial: Dominic Vose is on trial at Stoke City and unavailable this weekend

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd January 2013

Tooting & Mitcham United’s Dominic Vose is a man in demand after the midfielder was called back for a second trial at Premier League outfit Stoke City.

Tooting & Mitcham boss: This football lark is easy

Surrey Comet: No fear: Jamie Martin is eyeing a play-off spot in Ryman League Division One South

10:54am Friday 18th January 2013

Jamie Martin has told his Tooting & Mitcham players the play-offs are well within their sights ahead this weekend’s trip to Eastbourne Town.

Tooting find that ellusive win now the team is back together

Surrey Comet: Back: Lee Hall has returned from suspension just as the Terrors begin to find their winning boots again      SP71842

12:00pm Thursday 10th January 2013

Tooting & Mitcham boss Jamie Martin has admitted that the winning goal against Walton Casuals was contentious, but says the right decision was made.

Tooting & Mitcham's Hall explains away dire December

Surrey Comet: Tough times in December: Laurent Hamici was on target against Horsham, but the Terrors still lost 3-1 on Saturday   SP70809

11:16am Thursday 3rd January 2013

Tooting & Mitcham midfielder Lee Hall says individual mistakes are behind the team’s dire December.

Ex-Terrors captain gives backing to new skipper

Surrey Comet: Happy Terrors: Lee Hall says life at Imperial Fields has changed dramatically, but for the better    SP71842

12:43pm Friday 7th December 2012

Tooting and Mitcham United midfielder Lee Hall may have lost the armband to the more experienced former Premier League star Jamie Lawrence, but he still has cause to smile.

Terrors’ Martin demanded the top job full-time

Surrey Comet: Among the goals: Taurean Roberts got on the scoresheet against Whitstable Town

1:00pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham’s new permanent boss Jamie Martin was given the job after he told chairman Bill Hill that the dressing room needed a decision.

Terrors boss Martin terrorises his charges after a near-miss

Surrey Comet: Come on ref: Jamie Martin was sent off in the 2-0 defeat to Sittingbourne   SP71842

12:59pm Monday 26th November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham boss Jamie Martin slammed his team after they almost threw away a 3-0 lead against Whitstable Town.

Barden gets the nod for Terrors debut

Surrey Comet: Terrors boss: Jamie Martin is ready to give the star of his reserves side a place in the first team starting line up     SP71842

1:13pm Friday 23rd November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham boss Jamie Martin will give reserves star Anthony Barden his first team debut this weekend.

Terrors boss Martin faces ref justice without Thompson at his side

Surrey Comet: Giant: Adam Thompson, left, is off on holiday for holiday leaving Terrors boss Marton looking for a stand-in              SP71842

1:00pm Wednesday 21st November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham manager Jamie Martin slammed the referee after his team’s five-match unbeaten run came to an end at Sittingbourne.

Martin eyes Blue Square Premier after Terrors grab Hamici

Surrey Comet: New man with goals: Terrors have signed Laurent Yamici

12:29pm Friday 16th November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham United boss Jamie Martin says he is still two more signings away from completing his Terrors revolution at Imperial Fields.

Terrors boss Martin is hungry in his unrelenting in search of success

Surrey Comet: On the scoresheet: Jordan Wilson scored one of the goals against Corinthian Casuals

9:00am Friday 9th November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham boss Jamie Martin is keeping his, and his players’, feet firmly on the ground despite winning their first home game of the Ryman League Division One South season.

Terrors chairman remains cautious over full-time managerial appointment

Surrey Comet: Not long until Christmas: Jamie Martin (right) has the chairman's backing, but caution is key to Bill Hill    SP71482

11:34am Friday 2nd November 2012

Tooting & Mitcham chairman Bill Hill says the club is just being "cautious" in giving interim manager Jamie Martin until Christmas to prove he is the right man for the top job.

Tooting's new spine shows signs of growing strong

Surrey Comet: Man of the match: Adam Thompson, in his Ks days, has brought much-needed stability to the Tooting side     SP55624

4:04pm Thursday 25th October 2012

Tooting & Mitcham’s interim manager Jamie Martin says last weekend’s 2-1 win over Ramsgate is a sign the Terrors are turning a corner.

Martin has six games to impress Terrors decison makers

Surrey Comet: Experienced hand: Jamie Lawrence has joined Tooting & Mitcham to add some experience to the front line

12:33pm Monday 15th October 2012

Tooting & Mitcham's interim manager Jamie Martin has six games to prove he has the credentials to become the permanent boss.

Terrors chairman: We couldn't wait any longer for results to improve

Surrey Comet: Results had to improve: An FA Cup defeat to Leatherhead did little to help Forzoni's position at the Terrors

5:13pm Monday 8th October 2012

Tooting & Mitcham chairman Bill Hill says Roberto Forzoni was asked to step down as manager because they could not wait any longer for results to improve.

Forzoni: I did not resign from Tooting & Mitcham

Surrey Comet: Gone too soon.....?  Roberto Forzoni was asked to "step down" as manager of Tooting & Mitcham    WA69685

11:44am Monday 8th October 2012

Roberto Forzoni has moved to quash rumours that he resigned as manager of Tooting & Mitcham and fired a parting shot at those in charge.

Terrors caretaker manager is up for the full-time job

Surrey Comet: Parting of the ways: Jamie Martin (left) and Roberto Forzoni     WA69685

11:00am Monday 8th October 2012

Tooting & Mitcham's caretaker manager Jamie Martin says Roberto Forzoni probably lost his job because of results.






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