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Top of the league: Reviewing Palace U18s' season so far

22 January 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s have excelled themselves in their first season as a Category 1 outfit, sitting top of the Under-18 Premier League South after 11 matches.

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Meet the Academy's Iraq international captain, Cardo Siddik

31 December 2020

Earlier in November, during the incessantly labelled ‘unprecedented times’, Cardo Siddik received an Iraq international call-up through unprecedented means.

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Team news: Palace U18s launch FA Youth Cup campaign v Fleetwood Town

7 December 2020

Crystal Palace Under-18s kick-start their FA Youth Cup campaign this evening against Fleetwood Town, with Paddy McCarthy's talented young Eagles hoping to replicate their league success in the...

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Academy Preview: Palace kick-off FA Youth Cup campaign

7 December 2020

Crystal Palace Under-18s will take on Fleetwood Town in the Third round of the FA Youth Cup on Friday evening.

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Palace U18s' FA Youth Cup opener date and host confirmed

24 November 2020

Crystal Palace Under-18s' first fixture in the 2020/21 FA Youth Cup has been decided, with the young Eagles set to face Fleetwood Town.

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Parish: Academy redevelopment is 'best thing in my life'

23 November 2020

Steve Parish expressed his enthusiasm for Crystal Palace's Academy redevelopment project when talking to Palace TV recently, describing the incredible undertaking as "the best thing in my life."

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Apply for U16 assessment day for aspiring local footballers

18 November 2020

Crystal Palace F.C. are inviting aspiring footballers in the Under-16 age bracket to apply for an assessment day with the club.

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Gary Phillips: Crafting Palace’s first Academy goalkeeper since 1978

18 November 2020

When Gary Phillips began life in football, he rubbed shoulders with Cyrille Regis and Bryan Robson on a daily basis. Aged just 18 at the foot of his 20-year career, Phillips couldn’t have been better...

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Academy’s Tayo Adaramola signs professional contract

17 November 2020

Seventeen-year-old left-back Tayo Adaramola has signed his first professional contract with Crystal Palace.

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Mooney reveals 15-hour days that secured a professional contract

10 November 2020

Before every home game, the Crystal Palace programme shines a light on one of the club's rising Academy stars. In the Leeds United edition, Fionn Mooney explained his passion for football, inspiration...

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Five Palace Academy talents receive international call-ups

9 November 2020

Crystal Palace proudly have five Academy players on international duty in the coming days, with prospects from both the Under-23s and Under-18s earning nods for their respective countries.

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Watch Palace U18s open new Academy site with three points

29 October 2020

Palace Under-18s started life as a Category 1 side with four away games, whilst building work on the new Academy site was completed.

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How Palace continue to produce Academy graduates using football analytics

27 October 2020

From a well-rounded education to protecting players’ mental wellbeing, Crystal Palace’s Academy is fully aware of the responsibility it has to its aspiring crop of talented youngsters across all age...

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Watch highlights of two huge Academy wins - including the U18s' five-goal turnaround

23 October 2020

Crystal Palace's Academy enjoyed a phenomenal few days as both the Under-18s and Under-23s secured victories on the road.

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Academy pair sign first professional contracts

19 October 2020

Crystal Palace Academy pair Fionn Mooney and Jadan Raymond have signed professional contracts with the club.

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Academy Founder Members update

23 September 2020

With the 20/21 Academy season underway, we wanted to provide an update to our Academy Founder Members on all of the benefits they can look forward to, as well as information relating to the pandemic...

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Academy redevelopment update: Exclusive footage shows new site progression

23 September 2020

Exclusive new footage shows how the Crystal Palace Academy is developing after Bromley Council approved Planning Permission for the site earlier this year.

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Fixture list: Under-18s head to Fulham on opening day

7 September 2020

Paddy McCarthy's Under-18 side's 2020/21 season starts this Saturday, away at fellow Londoners, Fulham.

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John-Kymani Gordon named Palace Under-18 Player of the Season

28 July 2020

It has been quite the month for John-Kymani Gordon, off the back of signing his first professional contract, he went on to feature in two first-team matchday squads and the striker has now been named...

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Category 1 Academy status approved

9 July 2020

The Premier League has awarded Crystal Palace F.C’s Academy Category 1 status following an independent assessment – the highest category possible for academies in the country.

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15 young Academy prospects awarded two-year contracts

7 July 2020

Fifteen young footballers have been offered and accepted two-year scholarships as they continue their development at Crystal Palace FC’s Academy, which has just received Category 1 status.

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Six Academy prospects sign professional contracts

2 July 2020

Six players from the Crystal Palace Academy have signed their first professional contracts with the club.

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Academy graduate Arron Fray talks Inter Milan, Clyne and Dowie

30 June 2020

“Growing up, I always found our Academy to be – outside of Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton – one of the best ones in the country,” former Palace...

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Gary Issott on Academy transfer fees and scouting network

25 June 2020

Here, in his own words, the Academy Director, Gary Issott, who has played a vital role in Crystal Palace's famed Academy production line, talks through what exactly Category 1 Academy status will mean...

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Works begin on Academy development, following Planning Permission & GLA approval

11 June 2020

Bromley Council’s Planning Department has formally granted Planning Permission for Crystal Palace FC’s Academy redevelopment works, following approval from the Greater London Authority.

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Soares to Mitchell: All Academy graduates since 2004

9 June 2020

When Palace were facing defeat against Norwich City early in 2020, Roy Hodgson turned to the famed south London Academy for inspiration.

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Palace Academy players unite to support community

20 May 2020

Footballers from the Crystal Palace Academy have been planning, delivering and evaluating a community participation project as part of Football Unites, a pilot initiative from community interest...

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VE Day: Palace U13s interview former Palace player who fought in WWII

8 May 2020

On this day 75 years ago, VE Day was declared and the slow process of returning to normal life, for those who had given so much, began.

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Premier League confirms end to 2019/20 Academy Games Programme

1 May 2020

The Premier League has confirmed that the 2019/20 Academy season has been called off across the Category One-Category Four pyramid. This will affect all Crystal Palace teams from the Under-9s up to...

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Steve Parish reacts to Academy redevelopment green light

19 March 2020

The pathway from Crystal Palace’s Academy to first-team has always been a well-trodden path and this looks set to continue after last night’s announcement that Bromley Council had approved the club’s...

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Palace Academy plans backed by Bromley Council

18 March 2020

Plans to develop the Crystal Palace Academy into a Category 1 site have been supported by Bromley Council’s planning committee, heralding a new era for the club.

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WATCH: Academy in Israel documentary launched in full

13 March 2020

The final episode of Palace TV's Academy in Israel documentary has been released, and now you can watch the entire series in full for free.

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WATCH: Palace Academy triumph in Israel closer

12 March 2020

In episode three of Palace TV's Academy in Israel documentary, the Eagles overcome adversity in emphatic fashion on the final playing day of their Winter Tournament, securing a fantastic final...

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WATCH: Palace Academy overcome hurdles in Israel day two

11 March 2020

In the second of Palace TV's exclusive documentaries, the Crystal Palace Academy team are tasked with overcoming a disappointing start to their Under-19 Winter Tournament in Israel.

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WATCH: Palace TV launch first episode of Academy in Israel mini-series

10 March 2020

Palace TV have launched the first of four episodes in their mini-series detailing the recent Crystal Palace Academy tour of Israel, which you can watch below. In a challenging first day, the lads take...

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Crystal Palace F.C. supports global Safer Internet Day

11 February 2020

Today (February 11th), Crystal Palace F.C. is supporting Safer Internet Day, which encourages people across the globe to work together for a better internet.

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Palace Academy prospect Mooney earns first England U17 call-up

6 February 2020

Crystal Palace Academy midfielder Fionn Mooney has been called up to represent England at Under-17 level for the first time in upcoming games against Russia and Ukraine.

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WATCH: All the Palace goals from Winter Tournament

28 January 2020

What a difference a year makes. With Palace having finished bottom in the 2019 Winter Tournament, the club's Academy returned to Israel this month and finished runners-up in the 2020 competition after...

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Palace triumph as U19 Winter Tournament runners-up

25 January 2020

Crystal Palace's Under-19 finished their time in Israel in emphatic fashion today, drawing with hosts and tournament winners Maccabi Tel Aviv and defeating Beitar Jerusalem to secure themselves a...

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Eagles soar with first victory in Israel day 2

24 January 2020

On the second day of the International Winter Tournament in Tel Aviv, Israel, Crystal Palace enjoyed a thoroughly successful afternoon, recording their first ever victory at the Under-19 tournament.

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