AFC Wimbledon face points deduction for ineligible player

Surrey Comet: 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.

Ardley backs his goal-shy striking partnerships

Surrey Comet: 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.

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

Surrey Comet: 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.

Ks spend money well on Laidler

Surrey Comet: 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.  

Dons thrive on the loan system, insists boss Ardley

Surrey Comet: 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.

When the King of Carshalton met the Sultan of Sutton

Surrey Comet: 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

Surrey Comet: 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.

Kingstonian boss not getting carried away with play-off charge

Surrey Comet: On target: Ks midfielder Dee Okojie fires hoem the winner in Saturday's 1-0 triumph over Lowestoft Town

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Kingstonian boss Alan Dowson revealed there were no celebrations after Saturday's 1-0 win over Lowestoft Town - because the job of securing a Ryman Premeir League play-off spot was still to be done.

Mace’s third triumph leads the way for Surrey

Surrey Comet: Jump to it: Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers Rhianna Reynolds takes part in the high jump at the Hercules Wimbledon Young Athlete's open last Sunday

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Sophie Mace’s third national sportshall athletics shot title in as many years helped Surrey U15 girls lift the team title in Manchester last Sunday.  

Midson: Give me the starts, and I'll give you the goals

Surrey Comet: Among the goals: Jack Midson scored the winner over Cheltenham Town                      Picture: David Purday

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Jack Midson has sent a plain message to AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley – give me the starts, and I’ll give you the goals.

McCallum believes United's play-off experience will count for everything

Surrey Comet: Man with the know how: Gavin McCallum can see the experience he believes will get United through the play-offs                      SP83097

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Sutton United’s hopes of automatic promotion out of the Skrill South are fading after a defeat last weekend, but striker Gavin McCallum believes they have what it takes to win promotion via the play-offs.

Page wants sheets cleaned for Ks promotion push

Surrey Comet: Keeping things tight: Kingstonian captain Sam Page is more keen on keeping goals out of his own net rather than scoring

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Kingstonian skipper Sam Page ended his goal drought on Saturday, but revealed he is more interested in cleansheets as the race to the Ryman Premier League play-offs enters the home straight.  

Cup kings Blues have plenty to play for

Surrey Comet: 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.  

Ardley looks for justice for his hard-working Dons

Surrey Comet: Tough day: Will Antwi is dumped on his back in the 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers        Picture: David Purday

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Neal Ardley was all about justice after Dons’ 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

Former Sutton United man prepares for a shot at the MLS

Surrey Comet: New role: Paul Telfer is bound for America to coach in the North American Soccer League

9:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Very soon, the Telfer family will board a plane bound for America, and Paul Telfer will be beginning a new journey, bound for the Major Soccer League.

Striker returns to the north with a ringing endorsement of AFC Wimbledon

Surrey Comet: Back home: Charlie Wyke has returned to Middlesbrough

6:23pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Striker Charlie Wyke has returned to Middlesbrough after his three-month loan spell at the Cherry Red Records stadium came to an end.

Abbott hails strike pair as Ks relegate Cray Wanderers

Surrey Comet: Back on song: Andre McCollin ended a mini goal-drought with a double at Cray Wanderers

11:00am Monday 7th April 2014

Kingstonian assistant Gary Abbott labelled strike pair Ryan Moss and Andre McCollin as the best in the Ryman Premier League as his side won 4-0 at Cray Wanderers.

Dons hit man Midson cannot past the "magnet" Mildenhall

Surrey Comet: Pirate keeper: Steve Mildenhall denied Dons man Jack Midson on at least three occasions on Saturday                      Picture: David Purday

9:36am Monday 7th April 2014

AFC Wimbledon forward Jack Midson described Bristol Rovers’ keeper Steve Mildenhall as "like a magnet"’ in the goalless draw at the Cherry Red Records Stadium on Saturday.

Dons settle for a point after an inspired performance by a goalkeeping Pirate

Surrey Comet: Shut-out: Tom Richards and his Dons colleagues shut the door on Bristol Rovers in Saturday's 0-0 draw             Picture: David Purday

9:32am Monday 7th April 2014

AFC Wimbledon secured another vital point towards safety with a 0-0 draw at home to fellow strugglers Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

Aksoy leaves Stags with best wishes ringing in his ears

Surrey Comet: 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.  

AFC Wimbledon launch a charity strikeforce full of New Tricks

Surrey Comet: AFC Wimbledon launch a charity strikeforce full of New Tricks

8:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Actor Alun Armstrong and Olympic gold medal winner Sophie Hosking joined community groups from Merton borough at the launch of AFC Wimbledon’s charitable last week.

Goal angel Gabriel staying put at Stags

Surrey Comet: 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.  

Scunthorpe United recall Collins, leaving Ardley to deliver a rallying call to his troops

Surrey Comet: Off: Michael Collins has been recalled by Scunthorpe United

1:23pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has challenged his squad to deal with the loss of Michael Collins in their remaining League Two matches.

Young players have United role to play

Surrey Comet: Off the mark: Michael Spillane scored his first goal in Sutton United colours in Tuesday night’s 1-0 win over Boreham Wood	Deadlinepix SP81948

1:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Sutton United face their sixth Skrill South match in 16 days tonight, with boss Paul Doswell admitting that momentum could be lost in the congested schedule.

Dowson: Ks need four more wins for play-off charge

Surrey Comet: Confident: Boss Alan Dowson

5:40pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Ks boss Alan Dowson has demanded four more wins to make the Ryman Premier League play-offs.  

Ardley points the finger at double trouble Dons

Surrey Comet: Mouthy: Sammy Moore will miss two games after being booked for dissent against Mansfield Town 	SP80764

8:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Neal Ardley was in bullish mood after watching his AFC Wimbledon side go down 1-0 at Mansfield Town on Saturday.

Sutton United boss scoops unprecedented third consecutive manager of the month award

Surrey Comet: Forgotten man: Marvin Williams is nearing a return to first team action after more than five months on the sidelines                          SP78637

3:11pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

Sutton United boss Paul Doswell has been named Skrill South manager of the month for March - marking an unprecedented third consecutive accolade.

AFC Wimbledon boss takes Stags defeat on the chin

Surrey Comet: Disappointed: Dons boss Neal Ardley

12:02pm Monday 31st March 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley will take Saturday's 1-0 League Two defeat at Mansfield on the chin.

Drage unlikely hero as Ks strengthen Ryman Premier play-off aspirations

Surrey Comet: Saviour: Matt Drage headed home in the 96th minute to grab a vital three points for Ks

7:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Kingstonian defender Matt Drage struck in the 96th minute to earn a dramatic 2-1 win over struggling Bury Town on Saturday and give Ks play-off hopes a major boost.

Drage's late header may define Kingstonian campaign

Surrey Comet: To the rescue: Ks defender Matt Drage was an unlikely hero at the weekend with his second league goal of the campaign

8:31am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Knigstonian left it late against Bury Town on Saturday - very late.

Richmond's Montagna lines up worlds shot

Surrey Comet: Golden girl Orleans Park School student Isabella Montagna with her gold medal

7:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

Richmond Gymnastics Association’s Isabella Montagna is targeting a world championship appearance after defending her U19 British Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships mixed pair title with  partner  Lewis Walker.  

Dons boss is not enjoying new Ardley time

Surrey Comet: Get in there: Jack Midson hits the winner as AFC Wimbledon come back from the dead to beat Cheltenham 4-3             All pictures: David Purday

7:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

While the late, late drama of the Dons’ past three games may be sending fans home happy, boss Neal Ardley has admitted he is far from enjoying it.

McCollin return will boost Kingstonian's play-off hopes

Surrey Comet: On song: Ryan Moss has scored five goals in his past six appearances for Kingstonian

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

Kingstonian boss Alan Dowson reckons the return of Andre McCollin is only going to make his team more of a play-off threat.

Dons land Crystal Palace forward on loan for rest of the season

Surrey Comet: On loan: Kwesi Appiah has joined Notts County for a month, but he has also signed an extension to his Palace contract           SP65791

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neil Ardley has finally got his man after landing Crystal Palace striker Kwesi Appiah on loan for the rest of the season.

AFC Wimbledon players are the caring kind, says Ardley

Surrey Comet: We're all friends here: The Dons lads get into the huddle prior to the win over Cheltenham

9:25am Thursday 27th March 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has hailed his side’s caring side after another drama-filled League Two clash.

McCallum feels the frustration as Sutton United draw a blank at Hayes & Yeading

Surrey Comet: One in the back: Gavin McCallum feels the close attentions of Hayes keeper Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz during last night's 0-0 draw                 All pictures: Paul Loughlin

8:51am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Sutton United and Gavin McCallum endured a night of frustration at Hayes & Yeading, where a 0-0 draw saw them lose ground at the top of the Skrill South table.

Ardley's men show their strength in the face of adversity

Surrey Comet: Get in there: Jack Midson hits the winner as AFC Wimbledon come back from the dead to beat Cheltenham 4-3             All pictures: David Purday

10:54am Monday 24th March 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley hailed the club's strength in adversity after a dramatic comeback ended in 4-3 win over Cheltenham.

Teddington's Leinster sets sights on big things

Surrey Comet: Back in the ring: Kieran Leinster, right, in action against John Hefford in February

10:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Middleweight boxer Kieran Leinster has set his sights on securing a British title shot later this year, as he continues his meteoric rise up the ranks of the Queensbury Boxing League.

Richmond gymnasts land gold medal in Portugal

Surrey Comet: Silver service: RGA’s Jennifer Bailey, Cicely Irwin and Josie Russell

6:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Richmond Gymnastics Association returned from a double header tournament in Portugal with a four-medal haul earlier this month.  

Moss on target again as Kingstonian get crucial point

Surrey Comet: Sharp shooter: Kingstonian's Ryan Moss

4:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Prolific striker Ryan Moss scored his 24th goals on the season as Kingstonian drew 1-1 at Lewes on Saturday.

Skinner and Jones triumph at Kingston Breakfast Run

Surrey Comet: Winner: Blackheath and Bromley athlete Michael Skinner, centre, won the Breakfast Run 16-mile race on Sunday with Ben Shearer in second

2:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Whole Foods Market Breakfast Run winner Michael Skinner revealed local knowledge gave him the edge as he triumphed in Market Square on Sunday.

Teddington swimmers savour gold standard

Surrey Comet: Golden boys: Teddington’s victorious U11s  relay squad show off their medals at Crystal Palace

12:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Jacob Patterson, Eddie Hunt, Sophie Fussell  and Brandon Sayers were in golden Middlesex Championship form for Teddington Swimming Club at Enfield and Crystal Palace last weekend.  

AFC Wimbledon boss Ardley develops a radar for "homer" referees

Surrey Comet: In the ref's ear: Neal Ardley's work on the touchline is about more than organising 11 men on the pitch               SP79028

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley reckons he has developed a sixth sense when it comes to understanding officials, and last weekend it paid dividends.

Twickenham's Thomas eyes up golden Commonwealth show

Surrey Comet: Building on Indian promise: Twickenham's Alys Thomas

8:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Twickenham swimmer Alys Thomas is setting herself big goals ahead of this summer’s Commonwealth Games, writes Marios Papaloizou.

Breakfast Run: Lovelace teachers inspired for Breakfast battle

Surrey Comet: The promised land: The Breakfast Run finish line in Kingston's Market Square

1:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

The news eight school teachers from Lovelace Primary School are taking on Sunday's Breakfast Run has given me hope, writes Stuart Amos.  

Telfer has faith in his Sutton United friends, but he'll be cheering them on from America

Surrey Comet: Experience: Paul Telfer brought more than 500 league appearances worth of knowledge to the Sutton United coaching team               SP63605

12:27pm Friday 21st March 2014

While Paul Telfer is starting a new life coaching in America, he is adamant his old Sutton United friends will be winning promotion to the Skrill Premier.

Scannell calculates a promotion pledge to Sutton United fans

Surrey Comet: Determined: Winger Damien Scannell says Sutton United are not settling for second best this season

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Damien Scannell has worked out the maths and come up with a simple equation – if Sutton United win every game until the end of the season, they will be promoted to the Skrill Premier.

AFC Wimbledon hero Jones cannot rest on his laurels

Surrey Comet: No guarantees: Darren Jones may have hit his first goal of the season at the weekend, but he knows it does not relate to a starting place this weekend                      SP82538

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Darren Jones may be enjoying hero status after his late strike at Burton Albion, but he know it does not guarantee him a starting place this weekend.

Hotshot Moss proves point to Ks boss Dowson

Surrey Comet: Stretching for it: Ks striker Ryan Moss cannot quite convert against AFC Hornchurch

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

Kingstonian boss Alan Dowson thanked striker Ryan Moss for proving him wrong to put his side back on course for a top five Ryman Premier League finish.

Jackson turns on the heat in Bushy Park

Surrey Comet: Leading the way: Anthony Jackson powered home to a personal best time on Saturday in his seven parkrun win in his last seven appearances

5:48pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Strugglers Running Club's Anthony Jackson took two seconds off his personal best at the Bushy Park parkrun last Saturday.

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