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The boys are back in town

Posted on September 12th, by Nadim Lilani in Sport, Topical. No Comments

Nadim Lilani assesses the return of Neil Warnock, Wilfried Zaha and Andy Johnson, as Palace looks to kick-start their season

In times of need, we turn to those who we know well. Whether it be problems regarding injury or illness, a falling-out, or relationship troubles, the first resort is always a family member or a good friend.

Why is this the case? It is because long-lasting … Read More »

Roy Hodgson: The former Croydon teacher who led two footballing nations to a World Cup

Posted on July 16th, by Matt Woosnam in Sport. No Comments

Roy Hodgson has spent many years learning his trade in the footballing world, but it was in Croydon where his successes began with a failure. Matt Woosnam looks at his Croydon roots and rise to England manager

66 years ago, a legend was born. Roy Hodgson, manager of England’s football team, was born and grew up in Croydon, but despite many successes, he has been … Read More »

The Away Block Report: Is time running out for Palace to adapt?

Posted on October 7th, by The Palace Away Fan in Sport. Comments Off

With Crystal Palace losing 3-1 away at Liverpool last Saturday, they go into the international break with just three points from their opening seven games

At half-time in Liverpool on Saturday, Palace fans would have been forgiven for checking the times of the earliest trains back to London. Maybe they shouldn’t have been surprised, given Matt Woosnam correctly predicted the eventual scoreline in his preview.

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Match Preview: Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace

Posted on October 4th, by Matt Woosnam in Sport. No Comments

Crystal Palace travel to Anfield on Saturday hoping to produce a shock result against a Liverpool side flying high in the Premier League, in second position.

The Eagles will hope to avoid a defeat by a scoreline anywhere near the 9-0 drubbing received back in the 1989/1990 season, and repeat the shock 4-3 victory in the FA Cup Semi Final at the end of that … Read More »