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Crystal Palace Almost Lost Their Footing For A Moment There, But Now Everything’s Nice And Predictable Again

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After trying and systematically failing to transform Crystal Palace into a working facsimile of the 1974 Holland side in the space of four matches, Frank de Boer's micro-tenure at Selhurst Park is today officially at an end.

Did he take on too much, too soon in attempting to impress an expansive 3-4-3 formation upon a team long-steeped in the dreary brine of Tony Pulis, Neil Warnock, Alan Pardew and Sam Allardyce?

Official: Frank De Boer Sacked As Crystal Palace Manager Just Four Games Into His Football Revolution

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They've done it, they've actually gone and done it. Crystal Palace have sacked Frank de Boer just four league matches into the Dutchman's tenure at Selhurst Park.

With the team winless and goalless so far this season, chairman Steve Parish has given the order to fire the very man he brought in to completely overhaul and revitalise Palace's footballing philosophy.

Reports: Sam Allardyce Quits As Crystal Palace Manager Five Months Into The Job After ‘Ending On A High’

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Sam Allardyce has reportedly quit as Crystal Palace manager just fivemonths into the job at Selhurst Park.

While nothing has been confirmed by the club, the Telegraphreckon that the decision has already been made and an official statement is now forthcoming.

Corpulent Samuel took over the Eagles in December with the team languishing in 17th.

Giroud deserves a Start.

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We have a difficult run-in and two tough games in the FAC. Should be exciting. Tonight is one of our best possibilities for 3 points.

However, Palace have won 4 out of their last 5 games including a win at Chelsea and will expect to get points tonight, but we need to win in order to keep open the possibility of Top 4 (sorry, this is obvious but I am tired, it is early and I have people to see!

Despite back-to-back wins, Crystal Palace have it all to do in relegation battle

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Crystal Palace registered only their third win under Sam Allardyce when they beat West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon. It was the Eagles’ second win on the spin, having beaten Middlesbrough in a relegation six-pointer the previous weekend.

Zaha expects Palace to beat drop

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London (AFP) Wilfried Zaha believes Crystal Palace have shown what it takes to succeed in the relegation battle after registering their first Premier League win under new manager Sam Allardyce.

Palace will face Allardyce's former side Sunderland at home on Saturday in a crucial fixture that pitches two of the current bottom three side against each other.

Zaha expects Palace to beat drop

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London (AFP) Wilfried Zaha believes Crystal Palace have shown what it takes to succeed in the relegation battle after registering their first Premier League win under new manager Sam Allardyce.

Palace will face Allardyce's former side Sunderland at home on Saturday in a crucial fixture that pitches two of the current bottom three side against each other.

Official: Crystal Palace Sign Patrick Van Aanholt From Fellow Stragglers Sunderland (Photo)

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Just a quickie to confirm that Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Patrick van Aanholt from fellow stragglers Sunderland.

The Dutch full-back has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Eagles...

#CPFC are delighted to announce the signing of @pvanaanholt on a four-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee!

Sunderland Set To Make Hefty Profit On Patrick Van Aanholt As Crystal Palace Agree £14m Fee

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Sunderland are set to make a tidy little profit on Patrick van Aanholt after accepting Crystal Palace's £14million bid for the Dutch full-back.

According to ITV News, Van Aanholt filed a transfer request and informedSunderland officials that he no longer wants to play for the club, who are currently rock-bottom of the Premier League.

Sam Allardyce confirms deal for out of favour Arsenal defender

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Crystal Palace have reached an agreement with Arsenal for Carl Jenkinson. The 24-year old...

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Kaboom: Andy Carroll Scores Clattering Scissor Kick As West Ham Pummel Crystal Palace (Video)

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With Dimitri Payet still off sulking somewhere, a stirring second-half performance sawWest Ham barrel their way to a 3-0 over Crystal Palace at the London Stadium.

After a slow start to proceedings, Sofiane Feghouli finally got the ball rolling in the 68th minute with his first Premier League goal for the Hammers before Andy Carroll clattered away the second just 10 minutes later.

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Dutch great Frank de Boer given Palace job

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London (AFP) – Former Dutch international great Frank de Boer is the new manager of English Premier League side Crystal Palace it was announced on Monday.

The 47-year-old - who guided Ajax to four successive league titles before a disappointing short spell at Serie A giants Inter Milan - signed a three year contract.

Southgate confronts ghosts in England machine

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London (AFP) – By dropping Wayne Rooney and dragging his players out of their comfort zones, England manager Gareth Southgate has attempted to draw a line beneath the team’s calamitous 2016 and propel them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Humiliated by Iceland at Euro 2016, England then saw Sam Allardyce, Roy Hodgson’s successor as manager, farcically brought down by a newspaper sting after just one game in charge.

Southgate confronts ghosts in England machine

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London (AFP) – By dropping Wayne Rooney and dragging his players out of their comfort zones, England manager Gareth Southgate has attempted to draw a line beneath the team’s calamitous 2016 and propel them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Humiliated by Iceland at Euro 2016, England then saw Sam Allardyce, Roy Hodgson’s successor as manager, farcically brought down by a newspaper sting after just one game in charge.

Allardyce quits as Crystal Palace manager

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce announced Tuesday he was stepping down as Crystal Palace manager after just five months at the helm of the Premier League club for family reasons.

The 62-year-old, who was previously in charge of England for just one game, said he had “no ambitions to take another job”.

Allardyce quits as Crystal Palace manager

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce announced Tuesday he was stepping down as Crystal Palace manager after just five months at the helm of the Premier League club for family reasons.

The 62-year-old, who was previously in charge of England for just one game, said he had “no ambitions to take another job”.

Axed Sam Allardyce reveals England hurt

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce says he could not bear watching England play even on television after he lost his job as manager of the national side following a newspaper sting.

Now in charge at Premier League Crystal Palace, Allardyce lasted just 67 days and one match as England boss.

Allardyce backs Mourinho over ‘lack of help’

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce backed Jose Mourinho’s complaint about the Premier League failing to move Manchester United’s match against Crystal Palace to help their preparations for the Europa League final.

United finish their league campaign at home to Palace on Sunday, three days before they face Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

Allardyce backs Mourinho over ‘lack of help’

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London (AFP) – Sam Allardyce backed Jose Mourinho’s complaint about the Premier League failing to move Manchester United’s match against Crystal Palace to help their preparations for the Europa League final.

United finish their league campaign at home to Palace on Sunday, three days before they face Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm.

Palace pair Zaha, Benteke stun leaders Chelsea

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London (AFP) – Chelsea’s march towards the Premier League title was stalled as goals from Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke earned Crystal Palace a shock 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Defeat ended Chelsea’s run of 13 successive home wins and enabled second-place Tottenham Hotspur to cut their lead to seven points with nine games remaining.

Palace pair Zaha, Benteke stun leaders Chelsea

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London (AFP) – Chelsea’s march towards the Premier League title was stalled as goals from Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke earned Crystal Palace a shock 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Defeat ended Chelsea’s run of 13 successive home wins and enabled second-place Tottenham Hotspur to cut their lead to seven points with nine games remaining.

Allardyce’s Crystal Palace edge Middlesbrough in relegation scrap

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London (AFP) – Former England boss Sam Allardyce oversaw just his second Premier League win in nine games as Crystal Palace edged relegation rivals Middlesbrough 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Injury ravaged Palace started the day level bottom with Sunderland on 19 points, but climbed clear of the drop zone by leapfrogging Hull, Leicester and Boro as they snapped a five home-game losing streak.

Allardyce’s Crystal Palace edge Middlesbrough in relegation scrap

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London (AFP) – Former England boss Sam Allardyce oversaw just his second Premier League win in nine games as Crystal Palace edged relegation rivals Middlesbrough 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Injury ravaged Palace started the day level bottom with Sunderland on 19 points, but climbed clear of the drop zone by leapfrogging Hull, Leicester and Boro as they snapped a five home-game losing streak.

Allardyce off the mark as Crystal Palace end barren run

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sam Allardyce finally secured his first win as Crystal Palace manager as the struggling Eagles beat Bournemouth 2-0 on Tuesday.

Palace had taken just one point from five matches since former England boss Allardyce replaced the sacked Alan Pardew in December.

Crystal Palace sack manager Alan Pardew

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London (AFP) Alan Pardew has been sacked as Crystal Palace manager with the club just above the relegation places, the Premier League side's chairman Steve Parish said on Thursday.

Pardew, 55, guided Palace to last season's FA Cup final where they lost to Manchester United in extra time but their Premier League form this term has been poor.

Southgate lands England job on permanent basis

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate was appointed England's new full-time manager on Wednesday and will lead the national team's challenge for the 2018 World Cup and 2020 European Championship.

The 46-year-old, who has been in charge of the England squad for four games on a temporary basis, signed a four-year contract, the Football Assocation (FA) announced.

FA expected to confirm Southgate as England boss

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is expected to be approved as the new England manager by Football Association chiefs on Wednesday, according to British media reports.

Southgate has been in interim charge since replacing Sam Allardyce in September after he was forced out just 67 days into his reign following a Daily Telegraph investigation into corruption in football.

FA expected to confirm Southgate as England boss

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is expected to be approved as the new England manager by Football Association chiefs on Wednesday, according to British media reports.

Southgate has been in interim charge since replacing Sam Allardyce in September after he was forced out just 67 days into his reign following a Daily Telegraph investigation into corruption in football.

Southgate edges closer to England job with interview

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate took another step towards becoming England's next full-time manager following a formal interview with Football Association officials on Monday.

Barring a late change of heart or the kind of damaging revelation that forced predecessor Sam Allardyce out of the job, Southgate could now be confirmed as England's new permanent manager when the FA board meets on November 30.

Southgate edges closer to England job with interview

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate took another step towards becoming England's next full-time manager following a formal interview with Football Association officials on Monday.

Barring a late change of heart or the kind of damaging revelation that forced predecessor Sam Allardyce out of the job, Southgate could now be confirmed as England's new permanent manager when the FA board meets on November 30.

Southgate set for England interview Monday – reports

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is set to be interviewed for the full-time post of England manager on Monday, the BBC and several other British media organisations reported Friday.

Southgate, 46, was placed in interim charge after Sam Allardyce left the role in September.

His four games as caretaker boss yielded 2018 World Cup qualifying wins over Malta and Scotland, a draw with Slovenia and another draw in a friendly international against Spain at Wembley.

Southgate set for England interview Monday – reports

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London (AFP) Gareth Southgate is set to be interviewed for the full-time post of England manager on Monday, the BBC and several other British media organisations reported Friday.

Southgate, 46, was placed in interim charge after Sam Allardyce left the role in September.

His four games as caretaker boss yielded 2018 World Cup qualifying wins over Malta and Scotland, a draw with Slovenia and another draw in a friendly international against Spain at Wembley.

Aspas, Isco deny Southgate’s England victory

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London (AFP) Substitute Isco struck deep in stoppage time to earn Spain a 2-2 draw and deprive Gareth Southgate of victory in his final game as England interim manager on Tuesday.

Goals from Adam Lallana and Jamie Vardy had set England up for an impressive win, but Spain debutant Iago Aspas reduced the arrears in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick.

Aspas, Isco deny Southgate’s England victory

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London (AFP) Substitute Isco struck deep in stoppage time to earn Spain a 2-2 draw and deprive Gareth Southgate of victory in his final game as England interim manager on Tuesday.

Goals from Adam Lallana and Jamie Vardy had set England up for an impressive win, but Spain debutant Iago Aspas reduced the arrears in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick.

England sweep Scots away, France hit back to win

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Paris (AFP) England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer.

A trio of headers from Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana and Chelsea's Gary Cahill saw interim coach Gareth Southgate's side cruise home, the win consolidating England's leadership of Group F as they made it 10 points from four games.

No police action against former England football boss Allardyce

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London (AFP) Sam Allardyce will not face a police investigation over the newspaper sting operation that saw his time as England manager brought to an end after just one game in charge, it was announced Friday.

Allardyce, 62, was sacked following the publication by the Daily Telegraph in September of controversial comments made to undercover reporters.

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The Premier League 2017 Run-In Roundtable Discussion: Who wins the title? Top 4? Relegation and more

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25 games down, 13 to go: the Premier League is entering crunch time. While Chelsea look to be running away with the title, two draws from their last three games is a sign that nothing can be taken...

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Official: Sammy Lee Steps Down As England Assistant After Just Five Games

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The FA have confirmed that Sammy Lee has stepped down fromhis post as England assistant manager after just five games in the job.

The 57-year-old was originally sworn inas Sam Allardyce's right-hand man back in June, only to see his direct superior get himself canned one game later for the sole crime of being himself a massive, undulating, guffawing, cud-chewing foghorn of a man.

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Here’s That Picture Of Sam Allardyce Dressed Up As Cheryl Cole You’ve Always Wanted (Photo)

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Anybody who has read Sam Allardyce'sbook, ‘Big Sam: The Autobiography', will no doubt still be suffering residual effects of the psychological trauma caused by one particularly infamous passage.

While discussing his extra-curricular pursuitsand his penchant for the party, Allardyce fondly reminisced:

I squeezed into some very tight black pants and nailed the Moonwalk.

Does Jenkinson saga show that Arsenal pay their reserves too much money?

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It was reported last week that Arsenal and Crystal Palace were supposedly locked in negotiations over the permanent transfer of Carl Jenkinson. Arsenal were reportedly willing to let the right back leave on the cheap, after failing to impress since his return to the club. Palace manager Sam Allardyce is keen to build a new [.