Croydon

Video shows the enormous vehicle that may cause huge M25 delays

An enormous truck which is as long as a football pitch is wide has reached the halfway stage of its 45-hour journey on the M25.<p>The slow moving, …

South London

Crystal Palace v Liverpool: match preview

Liverpool have won their past four trips to Selhurst Park in all competitions, though they will still consider this a distinctly awkward fixture. Crystal Palace have been buoyed by the contracts signed by Roy Hodgson and Wilfried Zaha and have not lost in the 13 Premier League matches with James …

Soccer

New block of flats in Shirley approved despite local opposition

Residents on the Shrublands Estate fear the new development will make flooding issues worse

South London

The player Liverpool cannot do without, the truth about Crystal Palace and what's happening with Sadio Mane?

DiscoverAcast+AboutPodcastersAdvertisersNews<p>Episode Details<p>The player Liverpool cannot do without, the truth about Crystal Palace and what's …

Soccer

Funeral for man killed in horse-and-cart crash to be held amid illegal traveller camps across region

A funeral for a traveller who was killed in a horse-and-cart crash in Thamesmead is due to be held in Epsom next week.<p>Mikey Connors was fatally …

South London

'We believe strongly in him': Roy Hodgson happy with progress of Aaron Wan-Bissaka but wary of overhyping Crystal Palace youngster

Roy Hodgson insists no-one at Crystal Palace will overhype the impact of hot prospect Aaron Wan-Bissaka.<p>Eagles boss Hodgson has warned against …

Soccer

Special spectator gives Joe Gomez extra motivation for Crystal Palace game

Joe Gomez is set to play under the watchful eye of Gareth Southgate in Liverpool’s meeting with Crystal Palace on Monday night.<p>The England manager is …

Soccer

Liverpool is focused on continuing a strong start to the season – James Milner

<b>James Milner says the Liverpool squad is happy to let other people talk up their title chances.</b><p>Last season Liverpool reached the champions league …

Soccer

Croydon could get lots more buses as TfL makes major changes to routes

Transport for London is looking to introduce more bus routes to outer London boroughs

South London

Premier League predictions: Mirror Football writers have their say on the scores of all this weekend's games

The second weekend of the Premier League is already upon us with all 20 teams in action once again.<p>Cardiff and Newcastle kick off proceedings on …

Soccer

How to watch Palace on TV and streaming

August 18 2018<p><b>As Crystal Palace host Liverpool for the season's first Monday Night Football, glean all the info on their upcoming TV games and how to</b> …

Soccer

REVEALED: The 10 best doctors' surgeries in Croydon

One of them is in the top 100 in England

Physiology

This is why Purley Way was partially closed by police last night

The A23 Purley Way in Croydon was partially closed for around two hours on Friday evening (August 17) following a two-vehicle crash.<p>Emergency …

Emergency Medicine

Touching wreath from Ed Sheeran honours New Addinton's Melody Driscoll

Pop star Ed Sheeran sent a touching tribute to the parents of Melody Driscoll as loved ones said farewell in a beautiful funeral.<p>The 11-year-old …

Teddy Bears

Live updates as thousands flock to Biggin Hill airshow 2018

Why the Red Arrows WILL be allowed to perform stunts at the Biggin Hill air show<p>Visitors to the Biggin Hill air show WILL be able to watch the iconic …

Air Shows

Man rescued by firefighters from burning flat dies in hospital

A man who was rescued by firefighters from a burning flat in Mitcham has tragically died.<p>Two fire engines and around 10 firefighters were called to a …

South London

Liverpool Defender Ragnar Klavan on Verge of Completing Move to Serie A Side Cagliari

​Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan appears set to complete a permanent move away from Anfield on Friday after the Reds reportedly accepted an offer …

Soccer

Crystal Palace fans hand Liverpool unexpected boost ahead of Selhurst Park showdown

Liverpool could be handed an unexpected bonus ahead of Monday's trip to Selhurst Park – thanks to a row between Crystal Palace and a section of their …

Soccer

Liverpool star Roberto Firmino works out with wife in gym before hitting the red carpet with rest of family

It appears the hard work never stops for Liverpool star and Brazil international Roberto Firmino, even when he is off the football pitch.<p>While …

Soccer

Catch up: Watch Klopp's pre-Palace press conference

Jürgen Klopp held his pre-Crystal Palace press conference at Melwood on Friday afternoon - catch up on the media briefing in full now.

Soccer

Four men stabbed near playing fields in south London - updates

Four men have been stabbed and five have been arrested following a major incident in south London.<p>Met Police were called to reports of multiple …

South London

Hopefully I can bring my best football to Chelsea admits Ruben Loftus-Cheek

<b>Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is relishing the opportunity to play as an attacking midfielder in Maurizio Sarri’s system this …

Soccer

Croydon golfer hits three holes-in-one in a day

For most golfers getting a hole-in-one during their lifetime is a rare treat, but Ali Gibb from Croham Golf Club will tell you it's all too easy - as …

Golf

5 bold Premier League predictions: Ruben Neves inspires Wolves win

The second weekend of the Premier League is almost upon us. Here are five bold predictions for all the action during matchweek 2.<p>The Premier League …

Soccer

Top Premier League storylines for Week 2

Week 2 of the Premier League season brings another gigantic match-up, with Arsenal following up its visit from Manchester City by traveling across …

Soccer

Key clashes: Palace v Liverpool

August 17 2018<p><b>With Crystal Palace set to make their first home appearance of the season on Monday against Liverpool, Hunter Young examines the player</b> …

Soccer

Things you only know if you’re a bingo caller

…according to Altex Gibson, 37.<p><b>Age is just a number</b><p>‘I used to think bingo was only for retired people, but at Mecca in Croydon, we’re getting younger …

London

Memory Lane – Liverpool

Match CentreMemory Lane<p>Memory Lane – Liverpool<p>17 Aug 2018<p>0<p><b>This season, I want to take a walk down memory lane to look back through my twenty-four</b> …

Soccer

Jailed: ex-stockbroker who stole charity cash donated to sick kids at Great Ormond Street Hospital

A former stockbroker has been jailed for a year after pocketing £7,500 raised to help sick children, while he was in charge of a Rotary Club charity …

Corruption

Police refuse to say how much time is being spent on Cat Killer case

The Metropolitan have refused to say how long has been spent on investigating the so-called 'Croydon Cat Killer'.<p>Following a Freedom of Information …

South London