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Fanatics’ latest campaign helps raise Palace players’ game

Crystal Palace go into their final four games of the strangest of Premier League seasons, beginning behind-closed-doors at Aston Villa tomorrow, safe in the knowledge that they are secure in the division for a record-breaking eighth season, and with the … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace lament Kayla, Selhurst Park’s flying mascot

Kayla, Crystal Palace’s stunning matchday mascot, has died. The bald eagle had been flown at Selhurst Park before games for the past 10 years, but yesterday Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, where the huge bird was kept, announced that Kayla had … Continue reading

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Ambulance service ‘devastated’ by death of Ian Reynolds

Ian Reynolds, a paramedic from New Addington, has died from covid-19. He was 53. Reynolds was a member of the Selhurst Park matchday medical crew and a devoted Eagles fan. He leaves a wife, Sian, and sons Jack and Ben. … Continue reading

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Hodgson calls for better government support for the NHS

Veteran football manager praises Crystal Palace players and club for their generous work in the community during coronavirus emergency Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has called for the NHS to be given more, and better, resources from government, rather than … Continue reading

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Covid-19 lockdown could cost Palace £37m in lost revenues

The covid-19 lockdown of top-tier football may end up costing Crystal Palace more than £37million. That’s the latest estimate by a leading football finance analyst, on the day after the chairman of the FA, Greg Clarke warned a council meeting … Continue reading

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Without a win in 2020, Eagles fans are feeling on edge

Even the shock of striker Christian Benteke scoring on Saturday – albeit because Everton’s England keeper had a bit of a ‘mare – is not enough to disguise the growing unease being felt by Crystal Palace fans. On the face … Continue reading

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Palace goalkeeper says she was subjected to sexist abuse

Lucy Gillett, Crystal Palace’s goalkeeper, says that she was subjected to sexist abuse from male fans during her club’s match at Coventry on Sunday. The American told BBC Sport that during the first half of Palace’s 3-2 defeat, a group … Continue reading

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Premier League football club opens its doors for the homeless

It’s that time of year again… Crystal Palace Football Club is re-opening its extreme weather emergency shelter for rough sleepers at Selhurst Park this winter. Whenever the overnight temperature is forecast to fall below freezing, the Glaziers Lounge at Selhurst … 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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Palace Party for Scarlett fund-raiser, Two Brewers pub, Jun 8

Following the success of last year’s World Cup Party for Scarlett, there will be a Palace Party for Scarlett at the Two Brewers pub, Gloucester Road, on June 8. Proceeds will go towards the treatment costs for Scarlett Hewitt. Hewitt … Continue reading

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Palace provide a party to thank homeless shelter volunteers

More than 100 volunteers who helped rough sleepers at cold weather homelessness shelters were thanked at a special event staged run by Crystal Palace FC last week. Each autumn and winter, organisations across the borough, from faith groups to national … Continue reading

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Cut It Out 2019 football tournament, Selhurst Park, May 25

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Palace For Life Foundation holiday football courses, Apr – May

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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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Palace For Life women’s football, Woodcote High, Feb 21

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Palace For Life Foundation football talent day, Apr 20

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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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Palace agree to Holmesdale ‘wall of noise’ at Selhurst Park

Crystal Palace’s loudest fans, the Holmesdale Fanatics, look like they may get their wish to create “a wall of noise” at Selhurst Park from next season, after the club issued a statement which could avoid a boycott of home games … 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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Palace Ladies told to raise £250 or they won’t be able to play

Golf hackers will be familiar with the idea of “pay to play”, and most Sunday morning footballers and club rugby players will expect to pay their subs before being allowed on to the pitch for their weekly game. But there … 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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Information Commissioner orders Sussex Police to come clean over ‘knives and knuckle-duster’ claims

The editorial team of a Crystal Palace fanzine are today being congratulated by football supporters across the country for managing to hold to account the police, after the Information Commissioner’s Office ruled that Sussex Police’s had broken the Freedom of … Continue reading

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