Category Archives: Steve Parish

Two years on and Palace have not signed planning agreement

Two years since Croydon Council gave a green light to Crystal Palace for a £100million new main stand at Selhurst Park, the club has still to sign off on the Section 106 agreement laid out in the planning permission. The … Continue reading

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Palace will sell Zaha when the price is right, says Parish

Wilfried Zaha will leave Crystal Palace in the next transfer window – provided the money is right. That’s the stark conclusion from an interview given by Palace chairman Steve Parish. Zaha handed in a transfer request just before the English … Continue reading

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The A to Zaha of Palace’s problems for new football season

A Croydon councillor has called for Wilfried Zaha to “knuckle down” and honour his recently signed five-year contract with Crystal Palace. As well as being a councillor for Fairfield ward, Chris Clark also happens to be a trades union workplace … Continue reading

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Trams appeal to Stormzy for help after third break-in at club

For the third time in less than six months, Croydon Football Club are having to dust themselves down and pick themselves up again after vandals broke into their clubhouse and trashed it, causing thousands of pounds of damage. The unexpected … Continue reading

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MPs warn Palace of ‘racism and violence’ of Lads Alliance

In an extraordinary demonstration of cross-party action (for Croydon, at any rate), all three of the borough’s MPs, plus the council leader and councillors, have written to Crystal Palace Football Club to ask them to distance themselves publicly from the … Continue reading

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Puck off: Palace’s American owners look to sell stake in club

On the eve of the club’s “A23 derby” lunchtime kick-off against Brighton at Selhurst Park today, a Wall Street news agency is reporting that Crystal Palace’s American owners are looking to sell their stake in the club. According to Bloomberg … Continue reading

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Holmesdale end? Fanatics’ support could be ‘lost forever’

With one win from four Premier League matches, you might think that Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace side needs all the support it can get at the moment. But the club has risked alienating a significant section of some of its … Continue reading

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Palace hit TV jackpot as they report record £143m revenues

Crystal Palace’s long delayed financial accounts showed that the club is cashing in successfully on the TV riches from being in the Premier League, with a £11.8million profit on the 2016-2017 year. According to Deloitte’s Money League, based on these … Continue reading

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Palace accounts are ready to be published ‘in next few days’

Crystal Palace have dismissed reports that the company which owns the football club is about to be struck off for failing to file its annual report on time. CPFC 2010 Ltd, the company which controls the club, was supposed to … Continue reading

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Planning approval granted for £100m Selhurst Park scheme

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on a planning committee outcome which was never in any doubt This was one fixture in the 2017-2018 season which Crystal Palace Football Club were never going to lose. Croydon Council’s planning committee last … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Palace look to sell Selhurst naming rights

The Bet365 Stadium. The Etihad. The Emirates. The iPro. Bargain Booze Stadium*. The Amex… Modern sports stadiums are often known by the name of whichever amorphous corporate entity has bought up the naming rights to the venue, and Selhurst Park … 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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Hodgson tipped for Palace job as de Boer sacked after 77 days

The future’s not too bright for Crystal Palace fans, and it is certainly not orange, as the club this morning dismissed manager Frank de Boer after just four league games in charge. It is only 77 days since June 26, … Continue reading

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Parish rejects reports of £200m Adams takeover bid for Palace

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, tries to pick out the bones of truth from the latest tabloid reports about takeover bids at Selhurst Park “We don’t comment on speculation.” That was all a spokeswoman for Crystal Palace would say this morning … Continue reading

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Get De Boers in: Palace’s future looking bright (if not orange)

Eagles fans probably owe Sam Allardyce a beer. Not just for keeping Crystal Palace in the Premier League, which was a deed worth £100million in TV revenues alone. But Palace supporters owe a vote of thanks to their former boss … Continue reading

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One step forward, two steps back as Allardyce quits Palace

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, reports on the latest exit through the Selhurst Park manager’s revolving door It’s another case of one step forward, two steps back at Selhurst Park today. Sam Allardyce, after rescuing Crystal Palace from the threat of … Continue reading

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Ten things learned from Palace’s Premier League survival act

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, has paused for breath after the weekend and had time to reflect on what to draw from the safe roost of mid-table at the end of the nail-biting 2016-2017 season In the end, it all looks … Continue reading

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Parish the Eagle is set to enter the Dragons’ Den

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has been recruited as one of the dragons for the next series of BBC’s business reality show, Dragons’ Den. Parish and former banker Jenny Campbell will be the new faces for the show’s 15th series. … Continue reading

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