Tag Archives: Crystal Palace

Dogs, doughnuts and the day Palace pipped Liverpool to the FA Cup final | Football

Crystal Palace defender Richard Shaw snuffs out a threatening run by Peter Beardsley.

The result was never in doubt in the half-time entertainment at Villa Park on 8 April 1990. The police dog representing Liverpool sailed over the ever-increasing barriers with speed and serenity, while the Palace pooch stumbled and failed to keep up. A sympathetic, bordering on patronising, round of applause rippled …

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Matt Hancock ‘deflecting blame’ on to footballers, says Andros Townsend | Football

The health secretary Matt Hancock is “deflecting blame” on to footballers by saying they should take a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, according to Crystal Palace’s Andros Townsend. Hancock, part of a government criticised over its response to the Covid-19 outbreak, spoke out on the issue of Premier League …

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Pay cuts, furlough or deferrals: what are the Premier League clubs doing? | Football

Crystal Palace have said matchday staff will ‘not be financially disavantaged’.

Arsenal Arsenal continue to monitor the situation regarding player and staff wages and are playing an active role in the Premier League’s discussions. But there has been no decision taken and the focus has been on ensuring casual employees are looked after. All will be paid as normal until 30 …

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Crystal Palace fans complete charity bike ride to postponed game | Football

A group of Crystal Palace fans have cycled 120 miles from Selhurst Park to Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium. The plan was for them to watch the two sides meet in the Premier League, but the game was called off halfway through the ride due to the coronavirus crisis. The journey was …

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Football

Phil Foden suffered from being positioned on the wing against United.

1) Shaw’s uncertain form is a thing of the past The rehabilitation of Luke Shaw has been a success of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s reign. A player given harsh treatment by José Mourinho may never turn into the first-choice England left-back he looked set to be as a teenager at Southampton …

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Jordan Ayew strikes for Crystal Palace to keep Brighton in the mire | Football

These are worrying times for Graham Potter. The Brighton manager watched his side suffer the ignominy of a first home defeat in the top flight at the hands of their bitter rivals that leaves them still waiting to record a victory in 2020. Jordan Ayew’s seventh Premier League goal of …

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The Premier League players who make their teams better … or worse | Football

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Dani Ceballos celebrate after Arsenal’s win against Everton

Every footballer in the Premier League would like to think he is essential to his club, but which players have the biggest impact on their team’s results? We looked at the impact players players have on their team’s win percentage when they are picked and dropped – from a positive …

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Premier League and Carabao Cup: 10 things to look out for this weekend | Football

Aston Villa’s last trip to Wembley, for last season’s Championship play-off final, turned out Ok for Dean Smith.

1) Vardy’s goal drought under scrutiny Since he scored 14 goals in 12 league games between late September and 21 December, in which he failed to find the net in only two matches (one of them against Norwich), someone has turned off Jamie Vardy’s scoring tap. In that free-scoring period …

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Patrick van Aanholt’s stunner fires Crystal Palace to victory over Newcastle | Football

This stadium has never been a particularly happy hunting ground for Steve Bruce. Almost 20 years since he walked out on Crystal Palace when they were top of the table in the Championship so he could rejoin Birmingham, a stunning free-kick from former Sunderland player Patrick van Aanholt condemned 10-man …

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