Category Archives: Wilfried Zaha

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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Class act Zaha steps in to help finance Crystal Palace Ladies

Off the pitch, as well as on it, it seems, Crystal Palace are increasingly reliant on star player Wilfried Zaha to get them out of a mess. Last night, after 24 hours of less-than-optimal publicity over the club’s treatment of … 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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Speculation mounting over future of £70m transfer target Zaha

For Crystal Palace fans, that World Cup euphoria could be short-lived, as the optimistic It’s Coming Home theme of the past four weeks has segued into a version of the old Clash number: Should He Stay Or Should He Go? … 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’s relegation battle won, now fight starts to keep Zaha

It was the side’s finest performance of the entire Premier League season, rattling five goals past the recent past champions. Even Christian Benteke – renamed for the day Pen-teke – managed to score at Selhurst Park. With two games of … Continue reading

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Injury-hit Palace will need someone to halt Alexis goal threat

Ten matches to go, and Palace are back where they were after the first seven games of the Premier League season: in the bottom three. Which all adds a little more peril to the visit tonight of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester … 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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Council lists just 30 events in Croydon for Black History Month

Singer Faith Child and Crystal Palace footballer Wilfried Zaha are the special guests at tomorrow night’s launch of Black History Month in Croydon, being staged at the council’s office building, Fisher’s Folly. But anyone thinking that the local council in … Continue reading

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‘Zaha is going nowhere’ says Palace chairman Parish

Wilfried Zaha’s agent may have just earnt the Palace player the sort of pay rise he was seeking. Steve Parish, the Crystal Palace chairman, last night dismissed the Tottenham transfer offer for the player as “ridiculous”. “We’ve told Spurs that … Continue reading

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Want-away Wilf triggers £15m transfer bid from Tottenham

Wilfried Zaha, the home-grown England international and long-time darling of the Selhurst Park faithful, walked into the Crystal Palace manager’s office at the club’s Beckenham training ground this morning to request a transfer. The 23-year-old winger’s formal request – which … Continue reading

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Pardew looks to call on Palace’s not-so-secret secret weapon

FA CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Twenty-six years after a previous Wembley final appearance when he was a player in the Crystal Palace side, the club’s manager believes he has the answer to end 111 years of hurt. By IAN LAMONT When … Continue reading

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Five things we’ve learned about Palace this season

Ahead of Sunday’s big day out at Wembley for the FA Cup semi-final, GOLDIE offers his insight into five things we have learned about Crystal Palace this season 1 Whatever the question is, Adebayor is not the answer A short-term … Continue reading

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AUDIO: Palace under pressure with eight games to go

Roy Hodgson, one of Croydon’s own, was at Selhurst Park yesterday. But the England manager wasn’t there checking on the form of Wilfried Zaha or Scott Dann. Hodgson was there to watch Leicester players Jamie Vardy and Danny Drinkwater. Palace, … Continue reading

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The Return of the Native: How Zaha came home to Palace

Bringing in a £10-million England international winger for £1.5 million should go down in anyone’s book as a “good bit of business”. That the deal that will see the return of Wilfried Zaha to Selhurst Park, , initially on loan … Continue reading

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Mackay was poised to get Palace job and £25m transfer fund

2.15pm UPDATE (see below): So it’s to be Malky Mackay. Which it was always going to be from the moment Iain Moody was made “sporting director”, or whatever vacuous title he was given when appointed last year, and after Mackay … Continue reading

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Palace fans in shock as Pulis walks out on eve of season

Crystal Palace go into the new Premier League season, with their first match at Arsenal tomorrow, without a manager. As disasters go, this is right down there. Tony Pulis, the manager of the year after dragging Palace out of what … Continue reading

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Zaha pleads for a return to Palace to help revive his career

RAY RYAN on a transfer saga that has had as many twists and turns as one of the England winger’s own mazy runs Wilfried Zaha, the England winger who played a key role in Crystal Palace’s promotion season, has his … Continue reading

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Campbell soups up attack as Pulis seeks more signings

RAY RYAN runs the rule over Palace’s summer transfer business so far Tony Pulis performed a football miracle last season when he kept Crystal Palace in the Premier League, rightly earning himself the Manager of the Year award from his … Continue reading

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Palace eye deal to bring Zaha back to Selhurst Park

Wilfried Zaha, one of Crystal Palace’s most popular players of recent years, could be on his way back to Selhurst Park, just a year after his £15 million move to Manchester United. Signed by United when Sir Alex Ferguson was … Continue reading

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Weary Holloway pays the price of his promotion success

So Ian Holloway has paid the price of success. The Crystal Palace manager tonight left “by mutual consent”, which for once was not  intended euphemistically when it was announced by the club’s co-chairman, Steve Parish at a hurriedly called press … Continue reading

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Careful what you wish for as you walk the Wembley way

Will there really be a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow that is the Wembley arch for Crystal Palace this afternoon? STEVEN DOWNES suggests not Today’s Championship play-off final is being bigged up in some quarters as … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon’s Hero of the Week: Wilfried Zaha

Cometh the hour and a half, cometh the man. Even some of Wilfried Zaha‘s most devout fans had acknowledged that, well, maybe the young winger had seemed a little weary, perhaps even distracted, since his stunning start to the season, … Continue reading

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Zaha’s move to United and the test of true greatness

With the January transfer window about to close, Crystal Palace’s £15m “lend-lease” deal for Wilf Zaha to move to Manchester United in the summer is looking like one of the best pieces of business in the past month. IAN LAMONT, … Continue reading

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