Category Archives: Football

Is the bell sounding for the final lap at Crystal Palace NSC?

There’s a public consultation underway to try to resolve the future of the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace. And it’s déjà vu all over again. Poor publicity for the process run by a bunch of consultants, a reluctant attitude … Continue reading

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Palace are playing a homes game which council will lose 5-0

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on the detail-lite presentation at the Crystal Palace stadium public consultation If you’re going along to the Crystal Palace stadium public consultation at Speroni’s tomorrow, don’t get too excited. The football club wants to … Continue reading

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Up for the Cup: How Sheila Hodgson got Roy back into football

Crystal Palace play Brighton tonight in a televised FA Cup third-round A23 derby tie – ahhh, jumpers for goal posts, steamy beakers of Bovril, the magic of the… Palace are guaranteed of being in the fourth-round draw (it takes place … Continue reading

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Palace For Life charity is on the march again in 2018

Palace for Life Foundation, the official charity of Crystal Palace football club, has confirmed that it will again be staging its Marathon March this year. The inaugural sponsored walk, staged last October, saw more than 100 people take part over … Continue reading

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Parks football teams in line for £5m Premier League boost

Billionaire clubs like Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal could soon be contributing towards improved facilities for park football in Croydon. Croydon has made a successful preliminary bid to Sport England and the Football Association for schemes at Ashburton Park and … Continue reading

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£100m new scheme for Selhurst – but no one’s told Sainsbury’s

Questions have been raised about plans, unveiled today, for a redeveloped Selhurst Park stadium for Crystal Palace Football Club. The club has been considering up-grading Selhurst Park for at least five years. Yet sources at Croydon Town Hall say that … Continue reading

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Croydon FC v Glebe, London Senior Cup, Nov 15

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