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Southgate irked by Palace chief’s Zaha remark

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has taken issue with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish’s views on the international tug-of-war involving Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha.

Zaha was capped twice by England, in 2012 and 2013, but switched allegiances to Ivory Coast, the country of his birth, late last year and has since made six appearances for them.

Southgate irked by Palace chief’s Zaha remark

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has taken issue with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish’s views on the international tug-of-war involving Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha.

Zaha was capped twice by England, in 2012 and 2013, but switched allegiances to Ivory Coast, the country of his birth, late last year and has since made six appearances for them.

England-based pair give Ivory Coast win in Russia

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Moscow (AFP) – England-based pair Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha fired Ivory Coast to a 2-0 win over Russia in a friendly at Krasnodar on Friday.

It was Russia’s third defeat in six matches since Stanislav Cherchesov took over as manager in August - the other two coming against Costa Rica and Qatar last year.

England-based pair give Ivory Coast win in Russia

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Moscow (AFP) – England-based pair Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha fired Ivory Coast to a 2-0 win over Russia in a friendly at Krasnodar on Friday.

It was Russia’s third defeat in six matches since Stanislav Cherchesov took over as manager in August - the other two coming against Costa Rica and Qatar last year.

Tottenham confident of getting deal done for £30m winger in the summer

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Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, is confident of signing Wilfried Zaha in the summer transfer window.

Zaha is on £40,000-a-week at Selhurst Park, and his contract is due to expire in 2020.

Tottenham wanted to sign Zaha last summer and also in January, but Palace didn’t want to part ways with their star player.

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.

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.

Brede Hangeland: Ex-Fulham And Crystal Palace Hero Doesn’t Disappoint After Being Asked To Name Laziest XI Teammates

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Waffling away on a Norwegian podcast, Brede Hangeland spent a little time reminiscing about his career specifically the laziest players he's ever played alongside.

Speaking in a light-hearted interview withHeiaFotball, Hangeland was asked to name XI of the most work-shy fops he'd ever played with.

Everton winger: This former Manchester United player has the ability of Neymar

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Everton winger, Yannick Bolasie, says that Crystal Palace forward, Wilfried Zaha has footballing ability like Neymar.

Zaha joined Palace from Manchester United in 2015 after a difficult time at Old Trafford.

First goal for Wilfried Zaha as Ivorians crush Uganda

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Johannesburg (AFP) Wilfried Zaha scored his first goal for African champions the Ivory Coast as they trounced Uganda 3-0 Wednesday in a warm-up match for the 2017 Cup of Nations.

The Crystal Palace and former England winger struck with a low shot after a superb solo run during the second half in Abu Dhabi.

January Transfer Window 2017 complete guide: 17 players who could be on the move around Europe

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Ander Herrera, Wilfried Zaha, Vardy… Names of the Premier League week 15

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Ander Herrera, Wilfried Zaha, Vardy… Names of the Premier League week 15

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Zaha answers Ivory Coast call

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Abidjan (AFP) Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has swapped his international allegiance from England to the Ivory Coast, where he was born, the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) said on Sunday.

Zaha, 24, was born in Abidjan but appeared in two friendlies for England under former Three Lions' boss Roy Hodgson, making his debut against Sweden in November 2012.

Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

Pilfering Wilf: Tottenham Submit £15m Offer For Crystal Palace Winger Zaha

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"That's right, Vince. Don't let him get away..."

Having already lost Yannick Bolasie this month, there's a chance that Crystal Palace may end August without Wilfried Zaha among their numbereither.

That's if the Daily Mail are correct in their assumption that Tottenham are preparingto make an offer for the nippy 23-year-old winger to the tune of £15million.

Wilfried Zaha: Misunderstood in Manchester but a king at Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha Launches New Social Media Brand, Spells His Own Name Wrong (Photo)

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With the FA Cup Final crowning on the horizon, Wilfried Zaha chose this week to spruce up his social media brand with a nifty new theme.

Indeed, the Crystal Palace winger and his team proudly debuted his fresh new Twitter profile on Thursday evening, which boasted a swanky banner image and profile picture, which featured Zaha's new personalised brand logo.

Shit Lookalikes: Jason Puncheon And Friends & ‘The Entombment Of Christ’ By Raphael…

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Inwhat might just be the most high-brow Shit Lookalike we've ever featured on Pies, a tip of the hat is definitely due to Crystal Palace fansDuleep Allirajah and Ed Barrett who jointly noted that the giddy aftermath of Jason Puncheon's winning goal against Swansea bore a distinct resemblance to a work by an Italian Renaissance master.

Jesse Lingard, Wilfried Zaha, Kane… Names of the Premier League, week 12

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Harry Kane, Shaw, Berahino… 10 best young Premier League players – The JF60 Class of 2014/15 Review

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The JF60is our annual special feature on Just Football scouting the best young talents in Europe in six major leagues. Before we release our Class of 2016 the Premier League best young...

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Transfer Tracker: Chelsea, West Ham, Newcastle, Aston Villa Chase Charlie Austin, But Where’s He Off To?

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Kane, Zaha, Berahino, Morata – The 10 Series best young players in Europe review, week 30

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Harry Kane, Paco Alcacer & Anthony Martial make headlines – The 10 Series best youngsters in Europe review, weeks 22 & 23

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Watch Crystal Palace 3-1 QPR match highlights [VIDEO]

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QPR boss Chris Ramsey says there is still belief in the QPR dressing room that they can beat the drop despite falling to yet another defeat at Crystal Palace.

Five points from 12 top-flight matches makes grim reading for all those connected to Rangers, who on Saturday paid the price for their embarrassing first-half capitulation.

Watch Crystal Palace 3-1 QPR match highlights [VIDEO]

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QPR boss Chris Ramsey says there is still belief in the QPR dressing room that they can beat the drop despite falling to yet another defeat at Crystal Palace.

Five points from 12 top-flight matches makes grim reading for all those connected to Rangers, who on Saturday paid the price for their embarrassing first-half capitulation.

Wilfried Zaha seals permanent Crystal Palace return in £5m move from Manchester United

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Wilfried Zaha's ill-fated spell at Manchester United is over, with the 22-year-old rejoining Crystal Palace on a permanent deal.

Two years ago the winger's outstanding displays in south London led United to come calling, paying a fee which could have reached up to £15million.

However, Zaha has spent much of that time on loan and has left Old Trafford after just four appearances to rejoin the Eagles for an undisclosed fee, signing a five-and-a-half-year contract.

Wilfried Zaha seals permanent Crystal Palace return in £5m move from Manchester United

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Wilfried Zaha's ill-fated spell at Manchester United is over, with the 22-year-old rejoining Crystal Palace on a permanent deal.

Two years ago the winger's outstanding displays in south London led United to come calling, paying a fee which could have reached up to £15million.

However, Zaha has spent much of that time on loan and has left Old Trafford after just four appearances to rejoin the Eagles for an undisclosed fee, signing a five-and-a-half-year contract.

United confirm Zaha exit

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Wilfried Zaha has made his loan spell at Crystal Palace a permanent transfer after joining the south London club for £3m on transfer deadline day.

Sir Alex Ferguson's last signing at United, Zaha cost the club almost £15m in the 2013 January transfer window but failed to establish himself as first team player under David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal, playing only four times for United since arriving to Old Trafford at the beginning of last season.

Zaha stays at Palace on permanent basis

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Wilf Zaha has signed for Crystal Palace on a permanent deal for a reported £3m. United bought him for £10m two years ago.

The youngster was Sir Alex Ferguson's final signing in January 2013 but spent the remainder of that season on loan with Palace.

Zaha joined the club in the summer, after Ferguson's departure, and didn't do enough to impress David Moyes.

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England-based pair give Ivory Coast football win in Russia

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Moscow (AFP) – England-based pair Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha fired Ivory Coast to a 2-0 win over Russia in a friendly at Krasnodar on Friday.

It was Russia’s third defeat in six matches since Stanislav Cherchesov took over as manager in August - the other two coming against Costa Rica and Qatar last year.

Ivorians impress as ‘Auba’, Mahrez lead football stars parade

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Libreville (AFP) New-look Ivory Coast are preparing to defend the Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off in Gabon on Saturday, buoyed by encouraging results and impressive form from new recruit Wilfried Zaha.

The Crystal Palace flier hopes to make an impact in a competition that boasts Europe-based stars like Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and Sadio Mane of Senegal.

Stick with England, Southgate urges Zaha

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London (AFP) England manager Gareth Southgate hopes to persuade Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha not to switch allegiance to the Ivory Coast, he revealed this week.

Zaha, capped twice by England, has asked world governing body FIFA to allow him to play for the Ivory Coast, which is the country of his birth.

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AFCON 2017: From Sadio Mane to Riyad Mahrez, 10 African stars who will be missed by their Premier League clubs

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Zaha: Moyes told me to stop doing tricks

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Wilf Zaha has reflected on his time at Manchester United, where he wasn't given a go by David Moyes, with the former manager believing Zaha wasn't ready for the first team.

Under Moyes I had to adjust my game. Certain managers want a trustworthy player, someone that will always keep the ball.

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Former Chelsea stars drive teams to emphatic wins while Liverpool thump the champions

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It was another intriguing round of Premier League football after a fortnight off for the international break. Pep Guardiola beat Jose Mourinho in what was the most highly anticipated game of the weekend, while Watford came from 2-0 down to beat West Ham 4-2 at the London Stadium. Below are the 11 players who shone the brightest in the Premier League this weekend.

The Just Football 60: Introducing the 60 best young players in Europe’s major leagues in 2015/16

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The lost art of the winger

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There is no right or wrong way to support your football club. It's a deeply personal journey for us all. Yet every club has certain characteristics to which those that love them can all relate. Manchester United is no different.

If every United fan was asked to pick a defining image, a single moment in time, one that summed up what the club meant to them, the images would fill volumes.