Stop dreaming – Crystal Palace ARE Premier League

Crystal Palace fans woke up with sore heads yesterday morning but also safe in the knowledge that their club are in the Premier League. The Eagles beat Watford 1-0 at Wembley in the play-off final after a Kevin Phillips penalty in extra-time.  More than 33,000 Palace fans watched Ian Holloway’s side outclass Gianfranco Zola’s side … [Read the full story]

Zaha is class as Crystal Palace make Wembley final

Wilfried Zaha can go right to the very top after the winger fired them to the Championship play-off final. Zaha, who joins Manchester United this summer, scored twice as Palace beat Brighton 2-0 to set up a Wembley date with Watford on Monday, 27 May. Crystal Palace manager, Ian Holloway said: “He’s a genius, he’s … [Read the full story]

Holloway joins Crystal Palace from Blackpool

Ian Holloway has taken over the reins at Crystal Palace after leaving Blackpool. The charasmatic manager, 49, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Eagles. Holloway, who was at yesterdays game against Blackburn but only in a spectator capacity, is joined by Keith Millen who has been named assistant manager. Holloway said, “This is a … [Read the full story]

Carling Cup quarter final line-up

There’s some interesting matches in this year’s Carling Cup quarter finals. Liverpool will travel to Chelsea in one of two all-Premier League ties in the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup. In the other, Arsenal, who came from behind to beat Bolton in the previous round, will welcome Manchester City. Championship side Crystal Palace are rewarded … [Read the full story]

Do us all a favour Holger, and drop Kewell

Harry Kewell’s international future is up in the air after he was omitted from the Socceroos squad to face Wales in a friendly in Cardiff on August 11. But Socceroos coach Holger Osieck recalled Barclays Premier League player Tim Cahill and Mark Schwarzer to his squad after they missed the June friendlies against New Zealand … [Read the full story]

Jeffers restarts his career at Newcastle Jets

Francis Jeffers has come a long way since his Everton debut against Manchester United at Old Trafford as a 16-year-old. It was Boxing Day 1997 and five years before another 16-year-old, Wayne Rooney, burst on to the scene for the Toffees with a goal on debut against Arsenal. While Rooney has gone on to star … [Read the full story]

Big Mal, the Legend dies at 83

Crystal Palace have mourned the loss of former manager Malcolm Allison who has died at the age of 83. Allison was one of the most flamboyant personalities in the game, he dated glamour models and was loved for his outspoken views, trademark fedora and sheepskin coat, while drinking champagne and smoking cigars. Big Mal was … [Read the full story]

Edgar Davids wears glass slipper for Crystal Palace

In advance of today’s home Championship game against Ipswich Town, the club can confirm that Edgar Davids has signed a one year agreement on a pay-as-you-play basis and was introduced to the crowd at Selhurst Park. Speaking to the official website moments after terms were agreed on Friday, Davids revealed his delight at agreeing a deal with the club. “It is an … [Read the full story]