Tag Archives: Crystal Palace F.C.

Library looks to regenerate with help from Dr Who

There are some who believe that the Upper Norwood Joint Library is a bit like the Tardis: it transports people back to a time when libraries were cherished hubs of a community, expertly run by people who cared about books … 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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Selhurst Park to be re-named? Don’t bet on it

Facing predictable fan outrage over the possibility that Selhurst Park will be re-named “The 12Bet Stadium” for the 2013-2014 season in the Premier League, after a little-known firm of Asian online bookmakers, the Crystal Palace management last night moved to … Continue reading

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Croydon FC rocked as whole squad joins another club

As Crystal Palace try to come to terms with their best player of last season going off to play for one of their new rivals in the Premier League, consider the plight of non-leaguers Croydon FC who are just a … Continue reading

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Blue is the colour as Croydon landlord honours promotion bet

Crystal Palace fans who drink in the Bull’s Head on Wandle Road, a proper old-fashioned boozer popular with the locals, have been prolonging their celebrations since their club won promotion to the Premier League. They were sure that they had … 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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£7.5m renovation gives Anerley a Palace of a station

Step-free access has this week become a reality for all passengers at Crystal Palace station, a fine example of Victorian railway architecture but built with little consideration for the disabled or infirm. Three new lifts from the ticket hall to … 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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Wilf Zaha: player of 2012, but not yet Palace’s all-time best

There will be few arguments at Selhurst Park as to who has been the Palace player of 2012. Season ticket-holder ZOE MESSENBIRD spoke to other fans, including co-owner Steve Parish, about where Wilf Zaha rates among the club’s all-time greats. … Continue reading

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Holloway: Crystal Palace get their manager

The BBC is reporting this morning that Ian Holloway has accepted Crystal Palace’s offer of the job of manager. The 49-year-old leaves Blackpool after three years in chargewhich included a term in the Premiership and reaching the Championship play-off final … Continue reading

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Ollie the Eagle? Palace poised to unveil Holloway as boss

It is rare for a football club, seeing one of its best human assets lured away, to find a replacement that offers an improvement on the status quo. But if Steve Parish, Crystal Palace’s co-chairman, has been successful in hiring … Continue reading

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All-singing sports agent will transfer attention to Olympic pool

The schools have broken up, everyone is setting off on holiday, but in his hill-top office just a free-kick away from the National Sports Centre at Crystal Palace, Athole Still is busier than ever, yet never knowing whether his work … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Suburbia brings calm continuity to Palace

Before he plunges in to the summer transfer market, the one over-riding thing that Dougie Freedman has already bought by securing Palace’s place in the Championship is time. This summer represents the first transfer period for two, perhaps even three, … Continue reading

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