Category Archives: Roy Hodgson

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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Burnley beware: Fanatics are back at Selhurst in full voice

The Holmesdale Fanatics are back. The large group of ardent Crystal Palace supporters who in previous seasons have provided so much of the noise, colour and vibrancy at Selhurst Park, this morning announced that they are to return to their … 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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‘Sir Roy of Croydon’ handed the Freedom of the Borough

Roy Hodgson, who came out of enforced retirement last September to salvage Crystal Palace’s Premier League status, has been nominated for a Freedom of the Borough. The council press release states that Hodgson, “has been recommended for the honour in … 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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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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