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      Whether you're in Speroni's Restaurant, the 2010 Club or Legends Restaurant you'll have the opportunity to mix with Palace icons from all generations.

      Learn more below about the Palace legends who regularly host lounges at Selhurst Park.

      John Salako

      The former Palace and England international John Salako is a popular figure at Selhurst Park. Having made more than 200 appearances in red and blue between 1986-1995, including being part of a promotion season in 1988/89 and stepping out at Wembley in the 1990 FA Cup Final, John has a number of stories to share with our premium guests. John even went on to join the coaching set up in 2015, working with several of the current squad, including Wilfried Zaha and Joel Ward.

      Vince Hilaire

      An iconic figure in the club's history, Vince Hilaire made over 250 appearances for Palace and was a key part of the 'Team of the Eighties' who won the Second Division championship title in 1978–79. The south London-born winger can be seen entertaining our premium guests on matchday, reflecting his entertaining style on the pitch that saw him become a fans' favourite.

      Jim Cannon

      Crystal Palace's record appearance holder, Cannon's is a name readily offered as the club's greatest servant. The accolade may be afforded to long-serving players for appearances alone, but Cannon's career in south London spanned 16 seasons and 660 matches with grit and determination at its heart throughout, making him an indisputable club legend in all respects.

      Darren Ambrose

      Ambrose is a cult hero among south Londoners, writing his name into Palace lore time and time again with his remarkable right foot. Renowned for an ability to startle the opposition with breathtaking free-kicks and long-range drives, the Palace icon epitomised his knack for showcasing moments of the sublime with a Goal of the Season strike against Manchester United. He also helped prevent relegation in 2009/10 as his composed effort kept Palace up on the final day of the season.

      Clinton Morrison

      Having swiftly risen through the Palace Academy ranks, Morrison went on to become a firm fan favourite on the Selhurst Park terraces – a status earned through each of his 112 career goals in red and blue. Having also played regularly for the Republic of Ireland, Morrison is one of the most esteemed faces to have featured for the Eagles since the turn of the millennium.

      Gabor Kiraly

      The Hungarian may be best known to many for his famous baggy grey jogging bottoms, but having appeared for the club over 100 times, the 'keeper is one of the longest-serving in Palace's history. His 106 caps also make him one of Hungary's most played stalwarts.

      Leon McKenzie

      McKenzie graduated from the esteemed Crystal Palace Academy, making his debut during the 1995/1996 season and going on to make just shy of 100 appearances for the club. Following spells at teams such as Norwich City and Charlton Athletic, the forward retired in 2013 and turned his hand to boxing, in which he won eight of 11 bouts.

      As well as our legendary matchday hosts, our Premium lounges are also often visited by some of the most notable names in the game. Iconic Palace figures such as Steve Coppell and Mark Bright, as well as England manager Gareth Southgate, are regular visitors to the Directors' Box on matchdays.