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Alonso’s volley all but secures third place after drab 1-1 draw with Leicester City at Stamford Bridge

Marcos Alonso spared the blushes of his Chelsea team-mates by scoring the equaliser that saw the west Londoners share the points in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge tonight against Leicester City.

  

‘He deserved more time’ – Alan Curbishley on Johnnie Jackson’s Charlton dismissal and the search for his successor

Former Charlton Athletic manager Alan Curbishley has given his verdict on Johnnie Jackson’s departure – and felt the Valley fans’ favourite deserved a longer spell in the hotseat.

  

‘I didn’t tell them yet…they will find out now’ – Crystal Palace boss Vieira on Premier League points target

The Eagles face an Everton team at Goodison Park tonight fighting for their top-flight lives and three points on Merseyside, combined with a win at home against Manchester United on Sunday will see the side from SE25 register 51 league points.

  

A Europa League final goal for Joe Aribo…but no winners’ silverware for South Londoner

South Londoner Joe Aribo can tick off scoring in a major European final but the night ended in defeat for Glasgow Rangers.

  

Johnnie Jackson not planning major backroom changes at AFC Wimbledon

The former Charlton Athletic manager was appointed by the Dons on Monday and brought in Terry Skiverton as his assistant.

  

Tooting Bec win London Senior Cup

Tooting Bec won the London Senior Cup after a 3-0 extra-time victory over Cubo on Wednesday night.

  

Charlton Athletic take on Sheffield United in U18 national final

Charlton Athletic will face Sheffield United in the U18 Professional Development League 2 play-off final on Saturday.

  

Bromley boss expecting ‘pearls of wisdom’ from England chief Gareth Southgate

Bromley manager Andy Woodman suspects that best friend Gareth Southgate will give him some “pearls of wisdom” ahead of the FA Trophy Final but does not believe the England manager will be in attendance on Sunday.

  

Palace boss Vieira addresses Kouyate’s deleted Instagram post

Kouyate posted on Instagram a photo with Gueye, which read “a real man” and added “we wholeheartedly support you, brother”. The post has since been deleted.

  

George Alexander dreaming scoring Wembley goal – just like his dad Gary did for Millwall in 2009

The 21-year-old’s father Gary Alexander scored twice under the Wembley arch in Millwall’s 2009 play-off final defeat against Scunthorpe United.

  

Bromley boss Woodman: Gillingham talks did not distract my team’s play-off push

Woodman was given permission to talk with the then League One side after they earmarked the former Crystal Palace goalkeeper coach as a replacement for Steve Evans.

  

Craig ‘Spider’ Richards happy to prove he is number one light-heavyweight in Britain

Richards (17-2-1, 10 KOs) is hunting down another crack at the WBA belt that he’s already boxed for, and he bounced back from a slender defeat to champion Dmitry Bivol a year ago by stopping Marek Matyja in the same arena in October to land the vacant WBA International belt.

  

‘I love it here’ – Striker on ending his Lions blues and rediscovering happiness at Bolton Wanderers

The Icelandic international struggled to hold down a starting spot at the Lions and left in January.

  

Cricket: Dulwich lose by five wickets at Stoke D’Abernon

Dulwich travelled to Stoke D’Abernon for their second match of the season in Division One of the Surrey Championship but had another disappointing day, losing by five wickets.

  

Joshua Buatsi: I’ll show I’m best light-heavyweight in the country

Joshua Buatsi wants to leave no doubt that he’s the leading light-heavyweight in the country when he faces South London rival Craig Richards in a huge clash at The O2 this Saturday.

  

Surrey clear at top of County Championship but rain denies them first away win of the season at local rivals Kent

Rain on the last day against Kent may have denied Surrey the chance to record their first away win in this season’s County Championship, but the Oval outfit still head into a week off atop of Division One – 20 points ahead of second-placed Lancashire, who have a game in hand.

  

Johnnie Jackson straight down to work after ‘mad 10 days’ ends with AFC Wimbledon appointment

Jackson replaced Mark Bowen, who was only on a deal until the end of last season and ruled himself out of the managerial process after accepting a role higher up the football pyramid, signed a two-year deal at Plough Lane on Monday.

   

AFC Wimbledon appoint Johnnie Jackson as new manager – ex-Charlton boss pens two-year deal

The 39-year-old only left Charlton Athletic 13 days ago after owner Thomas Sandgaard decided to take up the option to terminate his contract.