Crystal Palace

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Report: Crystal Palace keeping tab on 22-year-old Monaco ace; West Ham target also shortlisted

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One of the areas where Roy Hodgson is desperately looking to bolster is the right back area.

Joel Ward has played mostly in the right back area, while Martin Kelly has filled that role as well. But, none of them have been really impressive.

According to reports from The Guardian, Palace are keeping a close eye on Monaco right-back Almamy Toure, who is developing into a quality full-back for his club.

Report: Hodgson interested in £20m ace; Newcastle and West Ham keen on £29k-per-week star

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According to reports from The Guardian, Crystal Palace are looking to bolster their midfield area in the summer transfer window.

Roy Hodgson is expected to be busy in the coming weeks. He will reportedly hold talks with Yohan Cabaye, Joel Ward and Bakary Sako about new contracts – all are set to become free agents in the summer.

Everton stuck in a time-warp, change coming at Chelsea, West Ham job is toxic

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The dust has barely settled on the 2017/18 Premier League season and there are already three clubs searching for new managers.

Arsenal, Everton and West Ham United have parted company with Arsene Wenger, Sam Allardyce and David Moyes respectively, and the trio are unlikely to be the last bosses to leave their roles this summer.

Palace boss Hodgson given freedom of Croydon

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is to be awarded the Freedom of the London Borough of Croydon.

Croydon-born Hodgson took over from Frank De Boer in September following the Dutchman’s sacking by Palace just four matches into the Premier League campaign.

The Eagles failed to pick up a point until the eighth game of the campaign, but former England boss Hodgson led an impressive escape act as Palace finished in 11th place.

Palace boss Hodgson given freedom of Croydon

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is to be awarded the Freedom of the London Borough of Croydon.

Croydon-born Hodgson took over from Frank De Boer in September following the Dutchman’s sacking by Palace just four matches into the Premier League campaign.

The Eagles failed to pick up a point until the eighth game of the campaign, but former England boss Hodgson led an impressive escape act as Palace finished in 11th place.

Man City closing in on £50m move for highly rated Tottenham target

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Manchester City are looking to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace this summer.

The 25-year-old winger has been in sensational form for the Eagles this season and he has helped them beat the drop.

As per the reports, Guardiola is very impressed with Zaha’s performances and the player is closing in on a £50million move to Manchester City.

Spurs want 25-yr-old Chelsea target, star would take them to the next level

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Tottenham are interested in signing the Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha this summer.

The 25-year-old is a target for Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool as well.

It will be interesting to see whether the Eagles are prepared to sell him. Zaha has been their best player this season and losing him would be a massive blow.

Report: Crystal Palace plot move for £70k-per-week Hodgson's top target

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According to reports from Football London, Crystal Palace are considering a summer move for West Ham star Michail Antonio.

The 28-year-old, who earns around £70k-per-week at the London club, has struggled with fitness and consistency this season, managing only 21 appearances.

However, there is no doubt about his talent and potential, and when fit he can be a real asset for any side.

Revealed: Every Premier League clubs' ‘points after conceding first’ this season

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Crystal Palace came from behind to beat Stoke City in Saturday’s Premier League clash on May 5, while Everton came from behind to secure a point against Southampton.

There have been many sides who have struggled to maintain a lead this season, while others frequently concede first but can pick up results from losing positions.

Crystal Palace players react on Twitter after securing Premier League status

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When Roy Hodgson took charge of Crystal Palace they were reeling at the bottom of the Premier League having lost their opening seven matches.

It has taken a herculean effort from the players and the manager to turn things around, and everyone associated with the club can now look back at their achievement with great pride.

Steve Parish sends message to Ian Wright on Twitter; Crystal Palace fans react

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Crystal Palace secured their Premier League safety and moved to 11th in the Premier League table after beating Stoke City 2-1 on Saturday.

The defeat meant Stoke City’s 10-year stay in the Premier League had come to an end and they were relegated to the Championship.

After the match, Crystal Palace CEO, Steve Parish took to social networking site Twitter, to express his reaction.

Report: Liverpool eye move for £110k-per-week star, could face competition from Spurs

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Crystal Palace have done remarkably well to maintain their Premier League status, but they now have a huge task in hand to keep hold of their star players in the summer transfer window.

Wilfried Zaha has time and again stated his desire to stay at the club and respect his contract, but at 25 and playing at his fullest potential, he might feel that the time has come to test himself again at a bigger club.

‘Perfect for Klopp’, ‘Would fit in well’ - Liverpool fans want £50m Man Utd flop

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Liverpool supporters are warming to the idea of signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha for £50m this summer.

The S*n have reported that the Manchester United flop is keen to leave Palace to join a European giant and fans seem keen to see the Ivorian international at Anfield next season.

Thrills And Spills: Stoke Relegated From Premier League By Home Defeat Against Crystal Palace, West Brom Beat Tottenham To Keep Slim Survival Hopes Alive

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Stoke City saw their decade-long stretch in the Premier League come to a demoralising end with a 1-2 home defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday confirming the former's relegation.

FT: The Potters have lost. Defeat means we will be playing Championship football next season (1-2) #SCFC

— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) May 5, 2018

Despite going ahead through an immaculate Xherdan Shaqiri freekick shortly before the interval, a second-half salvo from Palace duo James McArthur and Patrick van Aanholt ultimately consigned Paul Lambert's side to their sorrowful state.

Stoke relegated from Premier League after Palace defeat

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London (AFP) – Stoke City were relegated from the Premier League after crashing to a 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Paul Lambert’s side are second bottom, three points from safety, with only one game remaining.

With fourth-bottom Swansea and third-bottom Southampton playing each other in midweek, it is impossible for Stoke to collect enough points to avoid slipping into the Championship.

Massive boost for PL rival club as £50m Tottenham target finally opens up on his future

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Crystal Palace fans will breathe a huge sigh of relief after star player Wilfried Zaha made it clear that he is not looking to leave the club in the summer.

Several Premier League heavyweights have been glancing their eye on the 25-year-old, with The Sun reporting in March that Spurs are planning to make a bid for the Ivory Coast international in the summer, and Zaha could cost as much as £50 million.

Five Things: Liverpool walking a fine line, Moore should get West Brom job, Hodgson deserves Palace plaudits

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A thrilling finish to the Premier League season is on the cards, with plenty of issues still to be decided at both ends of the table.

Liverpool’s draw against Stoke City looks to have handed Manchester United second place this term and the result also gives Chelsea renewed hope of claiming a top four finish.

Report: Wolves planning £20m move for experienced PL midfielder

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According to reports from The Sun, Wolverhampton Wanderers are interested in signing Joe Allen from Stoke City in the summer transfer window.

Wolves have already secured their promotion to the Premier League, and it seems they have already started planning how to shape the squad for the upcoming season.

Steve Parish posts message on Twitter; Crystal Palace fans respond

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Crystal Palace have all but secured their Premier League fate after beating Leicester City 5-0 in the Premier League clash on Saturday at Selhurst Park.

Palace chairman, Steve Parish, congratulated the team for this brilliant performance on social networking site Twitter. He tweeted:

A special day, pretty sure our biggest ever PL win!

'Exciting, unpredictable, jewel': BBC pundit impressed with Tottenham's £50m summer target

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Garth Crooks has suggested to BBC Sport that Wilfried Zaha is the jewel in the Crystal Palace crown and that without him the Eagles would struggle.

Zaha scored a stunning goal during Crystal Palace’s 2-2 draw away to Bournemouth on Saturday, but the threat of relegation still looms large for Roy Hodgson’s side as they sit in 17th place, one place and three points above the relegation zone.

Report: Crystal Palace keen on exciting £15m winger

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According to reports from The Sun, Crystal Palace are showing keen interest in signing Everton owned winger Ademola Lookman in the summer transfer window.

Palace are fighting for survival in the league and fear losing their key player Wilfried Zaha in the summer if they fail to secure Premier League safety.

Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to beating Crystal Palace

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Salah sinks Palace, Sanchez ends goal drought

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London (AFP) – Mohamed Salah was Liverpool’s hero yet again as the Egypt star clinched a dramatic 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, while Alexis Sanchez ended his Manchester United goal drought in a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday.

Despite the huge Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City looming on Wednesday, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp named his strongest side for the Premier League trip to south London.

Salah sinks Palace, Sanchez ends goal drought

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London (AFP) – Mohamed Salah was Liverpool’s hero yet again as the Egypt star clinched a dramatic 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, while Alexis Sanchez ended his Manchester United goal drought in a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday.

Despite the huge Champions League quarter-final first leg against Manchester City looming on Wednesday, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp named his strongest side for the Premier League trip to south London.

Confirmed Team News: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool lineups

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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool confirmed starting line-ups

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Liverpool visit Crystal Palace on Saturday aiming to strengthen their grip on top four spot in the Premier League.

The Reds head into the game third in the table, seven points clear of fifth-placed Chelsea but having played a game more.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have lost just one of their last nine games in all competitions and they are looking to complete a double over Palace following their 1-0 victory at Anfield earlier in the season.

Injury leaves 24-year-old Tottenham star sweating on World Cup dream

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With the 2018 World Cup in Russia less then three months away, there are numerous Premier League stars sweating on whether they’ll be playing at this summer’s tournament.

Injuries, loss of form and a lack of playing time at club level are amongst the main reasons why players can miss out on major championships, and there’s some high-profile names worried about what might happen over the next few weeks.

'Element of steel': BBC Pundit speaks highly of £13m Crystal Palace star

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Garth Crooks has praised Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milivojevic for his brilliant performance against Huddersfield last weekend on BBC Sport.

The Former Tottenham forward was impressed with the Serbian international’s performance as Palace earned a crucial 2-0 win away from home.

Roy Hodgson’s side are struggling for survival in the Premier League, and the result have taken them out of the drop zone.

Report: Tottenham preparing big money bid for £100k-per-week PL star this summer

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According to reports from the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur are considering making a £40 million bid for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in the summer.

The 25-year-old has been immense for Palace this season and he is key for the club’s survival hopes. Therefore, Palace could demand a significantly high transfer fee for the winger who has eight caps for Ivory Coast.

Five Things: Goodbye Liverpool hello Madrid, Everton striker benefits from legend’s influence, WBA boss a goner

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The FA Cup quarter-finals resulted in a shortened Premier League programme, but there was still lots for fans to debate after the games.

Mohamed Salah’s four-goal haul for Liverpool against Watford was undoubtedly the highlight of the weekend, but the likes of Bournemouth and Crystal Palace also had plenty of reasons to be cheerful after recording important victories.

Transfer News & Rumours

Report: Three Premier League clubs keen on Xherdan Shaqiri

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Xherdan Shaqiri is one of the players almost certain to leave Stoke City this summer following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.

Despite the Potters going down, the former Bayern Munich man was one of their better players and scored eight goals for the club.

Everton, West Ham and Crystal Palace are apparently all interested in securing his services ahead of next season.

Deal agreed for highly rated defender, Leeds United fans react: 'Cracking signing'

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Leeds United have agreed to a new deal with the highly talented young defender Bryce Hosannah.

The Championship outfit have confirmed the agreement on their official website and Hosannah has signed a new two-year deal which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2020.

The 19-year-old signed from Crystal Palace last summer and he has been very impressive for Carlos Corberan’s side this season.

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Legendary football commentator Motson to hang up mike

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London (AFP) – Legendary BBC commentator John Motson retires on Sunday after half a century of loyal service that made him and his trademark sheepskin coat a fixture of English football fans’ weekends.

The 72-year-old - who has commentated on 29 FA Cup finals and six World Cup finals - will receive a special award from Crystal Palace and manager Roy Hodgson in recognition of his longevity after the final whistle has been blown on Palace’s game with relegated West Brom.

Legendary football commentator Motson to hang up mike

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London (AFP) – Legendary BBC commentator John Motson retires on Sunday after half a century of loyal service that made him and his trademark sheepskin coat a fixture of English football fans’ weekends.

The 72-year-old - who has commentated on 29 FA Cup finals and six World Cup finals - will receive a special award from Crystal Palace and manager Roy Hodgson in recognition of his longevity after the final whistle has been blown on Palace’s game with relegated West Brom.

Liverpool

Visualized: Liverpool 2-1 Crystal Palace

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Previous Match Infographics: Watford (h), United (a), Porto (h), Newcastle (h), West Ham (h), Porto (a), Southampton (a), Tottenham (h), Huddersfield (a), Swansea (a), Manchester City (h), Everton (h), Burnley (a), Leicester (a), Swansea (h), Arsenal (a), Bournemouth (a), West Brom (h), Everton (h), Spartak Moscow (h), Brighton (a), Stoke (a), Chelsea (h), Sevilla (a), Southampton (h), West Ham (a), Maribor (h), Huddersfield (h), Tottenham (a), Maribor (a), United (h), Newcastle (a), Spartak Moscow (a), Leicester (a), Burnley (h), Sevilla (h), Manchester City (a), Arsenal (h), Hoffenheim (h), Crystal Palace (h), Hoffenheim (a), Watford (a)

Match data from WhoScored, except average position from the SofaScore app.

Salah strikes again as Liverpool ride their luck to beat Palace

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool rode their luck as Sadio Mane escaped a second yellow card before Mohamed Salah struck his 37th goal of the season to grind out a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Luka Milivojevic drove relegation threatened Palace into a 13th minute lead from the penalty spot.

Salah strikes again as Liverpool ride their luck to beat Palace

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool rode their luck as Sadio Mane escaped a second yellow card before Mohamed Salah struck his 37th goal of the season to grind out a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Luka Milivojevic drove relegation threatened Palace into a 13th minute lead from the penalty spot.

Liverpool: Sadio Mane Produces Pathetic Dive In Attempt To Con Cheap Penalty Against Crystal Palace (Video)

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Trailing to a 13th-minute Luka Milivojevic penalty, Sadio Mane decided to beat a well-trodden path in a desperate attempt to con another for Liverpool at Selhurst Park.

The Senegalese forward attempted to capitalise/cheat by going sprawling under the slightest duress from a mistimed James McArthur tackle, only to be immediately booked by referee Neil Swarbrick for his troubles.

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Crystal Palace: Eagles All But Seal Top-Flight Survival After 5-0 Mauling Of 10-Man Leicester (Photos & Video)

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Crystal Palace moved a significant six points clear of the relegation zone after thrashing Leicester 5-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Star man Wilfried Zaha got the ball rolling for the hosts, with the winger firing home from a neat James McArthur back-heel.

Before the break, Zaha returned the favour for McArthur, with the Scot finding the corner of the Leicester goal after a smart turn.

Wilfried Zaha distances himself from Spurs move

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