Tag Archives: Ian Holloway

Palace pull Pulis – next three matches will define the season

And back to square one. Crystal Palace finally announced yesterday, before the kick-off of their match at Hull, that Tony Pulis is to be the club’s new manager, replacing Ian Holloway. It had taken the club a month to agree … Continue reading

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McCarthy is latest to be put forward for Palace’s impossible job

Mick McCarthy, the former manager of Millwall, Wolves and Ireland, is being lined up to take over at Crystal Palace. Sources close to the deal suggest that the former international centre half with the most Yorkshire of Irish accents could … 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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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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Crystal Palace Concerts – “I have a dream”: Thu Oct 17

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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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Selhurst sponsors have Palace as outsiders for first game

Crystal Palace appear close to announcing a stadium naming deal for Selhurst Park with an Asian-based online bookmaker – one of the many betting firms who are offering the Eagles at odds on that they will be relegated straight back … Continue reading

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Palace stake millions on Gayle blowing up a storm

As the Premier League season approaches, IAN LAMONT assesses Palace’s summer signings When Crystal Palace signed Jose Campana from Sevilla, the wags on social media were quick to comment. By wags, I don’t mean the wives and girlfriends. The Eagles … 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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Volunteers needed for Crystal Palace Festival: Jun 27-30

This year’s Crystal Palace Underground Festival is taking place between Thursday 27 and Sunday 30 June. And the organisers are looking for volunteers. The free four-day community arts festival, now in its seventh year, will start with “fringe” events around … Continue reading

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Play-offs within reach for Palace down Holloway’s road

It is promotion High Noon – well, 12.45 – at Selhurst Park tomorrow, as Crystal Palace seek to secure a promotion play-off place. IAN LAMONT knows where he’s placing his money Inside Croydon’s loyal reader will remember that I have … Continue reading

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Palace’s promotion run-in should lead to Wembley

IAN LAMONT weighs up the odds of Palace getting promoted this season. He had to: he’s had money on it Soon after the characterful Ian Holloway was appointed manager of Crystal Palace in November, I had a cheeky bet. Well, … Continue reading

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Election questions: Steve Reed, Labour (special edition)

QUESTIONNAIRE UPDATE: Tuesday 7pm If Steve Reed is fortunate enough to find himself elected by the people of Croydon North, and is ever promoted through the Labour ranks to a position of responsibility that sees him, say, called in to … 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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