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Palace’s history of goalkeeper-turned-managers

21 September 2019

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo stands out from his peers in the Premier League as a former goalkeeper. Despite their leading, vocal presence on the pitch, very few shot-stoppers...

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Club News

John Burridge: 'I haven't retired yet'

20 September 2019

John Burridge represented the majority of English football clubs in his near-30 years in the game. Two of them, of course, were Crystal Palace and this week’s opposition, Wolverhampton Wanderers....

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Club News

How do EA create players for FIFA 20?

18 September 2019

In May this year, Crystal Palace were paid a visit by Electronic Arts as they built the Crystal Palace squad for the upcoming FIFA 20, which is set to be released next week. Here’s how it went.

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First Team

WATCH: Schlupp discusses family, food and plans after football

16 September 2019

In an exclusive interview for Palace TV, DJ Jay Knox joined Jeffrey Schlupp for lunch and the pair covered everything you could want to know about the Ghanaian international. Here's what they had to...

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Club News

Programme exclusive: Hodgson reflects on remarkable career

12 September 2019

Last season, the official Palace programme spoke with Roy Hodgson to mark him becoming the oldest manager in Premier League history. Here, two years to the day since he joined Crystal Palace, we’ve...

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Academy

Access All Over: Issott reflects on 15 years at Academy helm

6 September 2019

“There are no shortcuts. You’ve just got to give every element absolutely everything to get the best of your ability to give yourself the best chance. You have to give it everything, because it is the...

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Programme

Cahill talks Milivojevic and Hodgson

5 September 2019

Gary Cahill may only just be beginning his time at Palace but the impact of his professionalism is already clear. Here, he speaks with Crystal Palace's Programme Editor about fellow defenders, his...

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Academy

Derry: Being back ‘means the world’

4 September 2019

He was there in 2004, seeing the Eagles soar into the Premier League on a scorching May afternoon against West Ham United. He was there, too, in 2010, helping Palace clinch their Championship...

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Programme

Programme exclusive: McArthur on gritty Glasgow upbringing

1 September 2019

It's five years to the day that James McArthur joined Crystal Palace and in an exclusive interview for the official Palace v Everton programme, the Scotsman opened up about life in Glasgow's gritty...

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Club News

Remembering Sasa Curcic’s remarkable NATO protest

30 August 2019

Sasa Curcic’s time with Aston Villa and Crystal Palace couldn’t have been more contrasted. An unsuccessful, goalless spell with the Villans preceded adulation and cult hero status with the Eagles.

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Club News

Mark Butcher reveals which Palace star inspired his fandom

23 August 2019

Mark Butcher, fondly known as 'Butch', hung up his gloves a decade ago at his home ground The Oval, bringing a spirited cricket career to a close. On the eve of England's opening game of the ICC...

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Club News

Long read: When Puskas came to Selhurst Park

21 August 2019

It’s 18th April, 1962, and rain hammers down under Selhurst Park’s newly installed floodlights. Illuminated by the fresh, electric glare buzzing over a heavy, near-saturated and typically muddy 1960s...

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Club News

One man’s innovative crusade to tackle London’s knife crime

14 August 2019

Faron Paul flexes the tendons in his neck: “Watch this,” he says. On the right side, his throat stretches in the visceral, unnerving but perfectly natural way you’ve probably tried in the mirror.

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Club News

Nigel Martyn reveals: Palace, Everton and the Full Members' Cup

9 August 2019

Few footballers can be regarded as a true legend for more than one club. Typically, it’s one, the other, or none.

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Club News

Neil Swarbrick answers your questions on VAR

9 August 2019

With VAR having hit the Premier League on its opening weekend of the 2019/20 season, we asked former referee and VAR Lead Neil Swarbrick all of your questions on football’s hottest talking point.

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First Team

Roy Hodgson dissects Palace's tactical Manchester City triumph

6 August 2019

Roy Hodgson oversaw one of the Premier League's most astonishing victories of last season as he guided Crystal Palace to an iconic triumph over Manchester City at their typically unbreachable home...

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Pre Season

Man on the inside: Meyer previews Hertha Berlin Selhurst clash

1 August 2019

Hertha Berlin will close out our pre-season schedule at Selhurst Park this afternoon in what promises to be a great day for fans and players.

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Club News

Gabor Kiraly recalls Palace, the fans, and those grey joggers

1 August 2019

Goalkeeping cult hero Gábor Király made 108 appearances for Palace, keeping 33 clean sheets, and is fondly remembered by football fans for his trusty, trademark pair of grey jogging bottoms.

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Pre Season

Catching up with former Eagle Kwesi Appiah ahead of AFC Wimbledon clash

30 July 2019

Ahead of today's friendly away at AFC Wimbledon, the club caught up with former Eagle and now-current Dons player, Kwesi Appiah.

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Club News

Ghosts of Matches Past: Remembering Palace’s ‘ghost goals’

27 July 2019

Almost 10 years ago to the day, Crystal Palace watched on as one of the most remarkable refereeing decisions in their history went against them. Before the Eagles travel to Ashton Gate to face Bristol...

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Programme

Jordan Ayew reflects on life growing up with a footballing icon

25 July 2019

Last season, upon joining the Eagles on loan, Jordan Ayew sat down with the Palace Programme Editor and spoke about his dad, his time in France and about not actually wanting to come to English...

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Club News

Meet the mascot who taught John Salako and starred for Coca Cola

22 July 2019

At first glance, primary school teachers and football mascots couldn’t seem more contrasting characters.

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Club News

Derry Girls' Dylan Llewellyn: 'Palace is in the blood'

18 July 2019

Everything about Dylan Llewellyn's role in the Channel 4 hit series Derry Girls is a little out of place.

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Pre Season

Townsend: I scored 9 goals; I want 10 and then 11

16 July 2019

When the ball stops at Andros Townsend’s boots, onlooking crowds quite rightly sit up in anticipation.

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Pre Season

Luka Milivojevic discusses how leadership affects him

11 July 2019

When Luka Milivojevic pulls on the captain’s armband, he says he doesn’t feel a change. Instead, the black and white ring which establishes him as leader becomes part of his steely, composed and...

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Pre Season

Max Meyer: One Year On

10 July 2019

It is three weeks shy of a year since Max Meyer joined Crystal Palace on a sweltering August afternoon in central London. His first interview was stood on a sun-trapped rooftop in the heart of Soho,...

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Pre Season

What goes on tour? Scott Guyett explains all

8 July 2019

The Crystal Palace squad are into their third full day of their pre-season tour in Switzerland, with the team having flown in late on Saturday. As the players change their routine from the usual...

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Club News

The long read: How Hodgson saved Swiss football

5 July 2019

Roy Hodgson managed the Switzerland national side between 1992-95, and in that time, he pulled off one of the most remarkable achievements seen in international football. 24 years later, with Crystal...

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Club News

Catching up with Jimmy Hibburt: Ruddock cycling in a sauna, a naked Lombardo and death threats in Turkey

17 June 2019

Jimmy Hibburt is a former Crystal Palace footballer with a one-sentence Wikipedia page, which meant that when CPFC caught up with the former Eagle, we were armed with nothing but a few comments from a...

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Club News

John Salako: I thought England call-up was a Richard Shaw prank

1 June 2019

In mid-1991, John Salako was out mowing the lawn when a phone call came that every Englishman dreams of.

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Club News

Neil Shipperley - The West Ham play-off final was my proudest moment

29 May 2019

15 years ago to the day, Crystal Palace launched themselves into the Premier League and memories of one match from 2004 - a distant past given Palace's packed history since - will stand out strongly...

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Club News

Catching up with Kieron Cadogan: Edgar Davids, Jules, AWB and plenty more

20 May 2019

It has now been seven years since Kieron Cadogan departed Crystal Palace, another south London and proud local lad who made a name for himself in the beautiful game.

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Club News

Sticky business: Strangest Palace stickers revealed...

19 May 2019

Last season, the Crystal Palace programme delved into the history (sticker)books to pluck out some of the strangest and most eye-catching of football stickers with a Palace star featured. Below, we've...

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Club News

Ray Lewington offers explanation for Palace's difference in home and away form

16 May 2019

At the end to a successful season, Crystal Palace entertained fans with a remarkable 5-3 home dismantling of AFC Bournemouth.

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Club News

Smashed it: Personal bests posted by several Eagles for the 2018/19 campaign

16 May 2019

What an entertaining finish Roy Hodgson's side put on for the final game of the 2018/19 campaign for the Eagles.

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First Team

Read Julian Speroni's farewell message in full

15 May 2019

Julian Speroni offered an emotional goodbye to Selhurst Park after watching Crystal Palace defeat AFC Bournemouth 5-3 in his last ever visit as a Palace player. You can read what he managed to say in...

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Club News

Hodgson: This is Selhurst Park

15 May 2019

As season endings go, Crystal Palace's close to the 2018/19 campaign was up there with the most entertaining and emotional.

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Club News

Scott Guyett reveals roommate connection helped Palace sign Joel Ward

9 May 2019

“He’s got a lot to thank me for, put it that way!”, jokes Scott Guyett in Crystal Palace’s media centre, just across the car park from his usual office as Head of Sport Science and Strength &...

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First Team

Speroni's iconic Palace career in numbers

9 May 2019

Julian Speroni is now coming to the end of an iconic career representing Crystal Palace over nearly 15 years. Here, the official Palace programme reflects on the shot-stopper's remarkable time in...

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First Team

Zaha: 'Speroni is a Palace hero for sure'

9 May 2019

Having spent over nine years playing alongside one another professionally, Wilfried Zaha and Julian Speroni have written their name into Palace history side by side, each becoming a south London...

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