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Tony Collins: The Palace history maker dubbed 'a pioneer' by Roy Hodgson

27 October 2020

At 94-years-old, Tony Collins couldn’t be blamed for sitting back and enjoying retirement. With a 56-year footballing career behind him, he has more than served his sport as a pioneering player, scout...

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WATCH: Passionate Zaha talks openly about his upbringing

20 October 2020

Speaking with Sky Sports as part of their 'football icons' series ahead of the Premier League's opening No Room for Racism weekend, Wilfried Zaha reflected on his earlier years as an aspiring...

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Mitchell and Eze join Foundation in wide-ranging Black History Month feature

16 October 2020

This Black History Month, Palace for Life Foundation spoke to a range of south London's most successful black role models who shared their advice for the next generation, discussing everything from...

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Hodgson explains view on 'vital' racial equality movements

2 October 2020

Roy Hodgson expressed his pride in Crystal Palace's diverse location and support for racial equality last week, reflecting on the start of Black History Month and summer's black lives matter...

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Chloe Morgan recounts teammates' 'awful' abuse after reporting racist incident

1 October 2020

Not only is Chloe Morgan Crystal Palace Women's experienced recent signing, she's also a lawyer, ambassador and vocal spokesperson on issues reaching both into and out of football.

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Troy Townsend reflects on extent of homophobia and racism in football

19 June 2019

In 2019, the official Palace programme spoke with Troy Townsend, Head of Development at Kick It Out, about educating the football world - from top to bottom - on discrimination in the game. Here, he...

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Vince Hilaire recalls racist abuse from 'children' as a teenage footballer

1 April 2019

The East End twang in Vince Hilaire's voice rings out through tinny phone speakers in an echoey basement in a central London office.

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