Category Archives: Roy Hodgson

Allardyce tipped to take over as Palace sack Pardew

DDLLLLLDLLDWDDLLWL / LLDWWWDLLLLLLWDLL And there you have it: the hard facts which, in the end, saw Alan Pardew sacked today as manager of Crystal Palace. Since Boxing Day 2015, Pardew’s Palace had lost 21 Premier League matches, 11 in the … Continue reading

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Former Palace player Southgate tipped for England job

REG E DWIGHT, our man on the terraces with the star-shaped glasses and a copy of When Saturday Comes tucked under his arm, reports on the consequences of our exit from Europe. Plus the latest Selhurst Park transfer news, including … 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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Palace fan Daly has already had enough of ITV Sport

It hasn’t even started yet, but some football fans are already recoiling from the horrifying prospect of a month of wall-to-wall World Cup television fronted by Adrian Chiles, Lee Dixon and… yes, it has to be confronted… Roy Keane. The … Continue reading

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Dan “Pet Rescue” offered the task of rescuing Palace

Keith Millen thought last Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Everton was going to be his last in temporary charge of Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace. That might still turn out to be wishful thinking. The clock is ticking. It is now … Continue reading

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Inside Croydon 2012: what our loyal reader’s been reading

The following is the Inside Croydon 2012 Hit Parade, and needs to be read in the “voice” of Alan “Fluff” Freeman. For younger readers, think Smashy and Nicey… It’s the top 20 posts published on this site in the past … Continue reading

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Croydon’s list of great residents omits David Lean. Why?

The saddening/maddening thing about Croydon Council is that, when given some of the simplest of tasks in their attempt to promote the borough, they still manage to balls it up. Take, for example, this week’s half-cocked announcement on the council … Continue reading

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Roy Hodgson, Croydon and the “impossible job”

A former Crystal Palace youth player appointed as England manager? ED AARONS delves back more than 40 years to outline Roy Hodgson’s childhood in Selsdon Roy Hodgson, England manager. It’s a sentence that even the 64-year-old son of a Croydon … Continue reading

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