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“I Look Forward To Seeing Him Back In The Irish Squad”

Mick McCarthy has outlined that he is looking forward to seeing James McCarthy back in the Irish squad after watching the midfielder’s Crystal Palace debut with the U23s. The Irish manager saw McCarthy play 90 minutes in the heart of the Palace midfield as they drew with Birmingham City in what was his first appearance for the club since his …

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Exclusive: Lokomotiv Moscow Among Clubs To Offer Afolabi Contract

Irish striker Jonathan Afolabi has received offers from a host of English clubs as well as one from Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow, who will be playing Champions League football next season. Afolabi has been without a club since the start of the summer after leaving Southampton but his standout performances at the U19 European Championships caught the eye of many, …

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Report: Premier League Sides In Battle For U19s Star Jonathan Afolabi

Premier League sides are reportedly battling for Irish U19 striker Jonathan Afolabi following his impressive performances at the European Championships for the Boys in Green. Afolabi has been without a club since his release from Southampton earlier this year, but had been one of Ireland’s standout performers at the Euros in Armenia as Tom Mohan’s side reached the last four. …

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More Penalty Woes For Spurs As They Exit Second Cup Competition

Tottenham Hotspur suffered their second defeat in English knockout football to a London rival in a matter of days as they lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Connor Wickham gave the unfancied Eagles, 29 points adrift of Spurs in the Premier League, a ninth-minute lead before a penalty by former Tottenham …

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Salah Fires Liverpool Seven Points Clear In Dramatic Finish

Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah’s double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace. With second-placed Manchester City travelling to bottom of the table Huddersfield on Sunday, Liverpool seized the chance to tighten their grip on the title race. Jurgen Klopp’s side were pushed hard by Palace but Salah’s predatory …

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Huddersfield Sign Palace’s Puncheon On Loan

Premier League strugglers Huddersfield have signed Jason Puncheon on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season. Puncheon had made just four league appearances for Palace this term after falling out of favour with Eagles boss Roy Hodgson. The 32-year-old winger will be expected to provide a lift for Huddersfield, who sit bottom of the table after their …

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Watch: Kante Goal Seals Win For Chelsea At Palace


N’Golo Kante showed signs he is growing into his more advanced midfield role with a composed finish that gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has been criticised for moving Kante out of his more familiar position in front of the back four, with Jorginho filling the holding role. …

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Guardiola Stays Cool Despite Shock Manchester City Defeat

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said he was not disappointed by his players’ effort despite suffering a surprise 3-2 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring for the home side at the Etihad but Palace hit back with goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Andros Townsend followed by a Luka Milivojevic penalty. Substitute Kevin De Bruyne …

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Townsend Scores Sensational Volley To Give Palace Lead At City


You’ll do well to find a better goal than this stunning effort from Andros Townsend that has gifted Crystal Palace the lead at Manchester City.  It looked as though it was going to be a relatively easy afternoon for City at the Etihad Stadium as Ilkay Gundogan headed in their first goal on the 27th minute after Pep Guardiola’s side …

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Sterling Sparkles As City Move Five Points Clear, Palace End Winless Run

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Manchester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling inspired a 3-1 win over Bournemouth, while Crystal Palace clinched a crucial 2-0 victory over relegation rivals Burnley on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side racked up their sixth successive league win thanks to a second half surge after Bournemouth shocked the Etihad Stadium. City hold …

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Smalling: ‘Utter Frustration’ At United Flop Against Palace

Chris Smalling admitted that struggling Manchester United were utterly frustrated by their failure to beat lowly Crystal Palace. United are languishing off the pace in the battle to finish in the Premier League’s top four after their latest setback in a difficult season. After losing to arch-rivals Manchester City before the international break, Jose Mourinho’s team returned to action in …

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Morata Double Sends Below-Par Chelsea Into Second

Alvaro Morata scored twice to take unbeaten Chelsea above Liverpool into second place in the Premier League behind Manchester City on Sunday, but Maurizio Sarri’s men made hard work of seeing off Crystal Palace 3-1. Morata has now scored four in his last four Premier League games after just two goals in his previous 20 domestic matches, and his return …

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Zaha Claims He Suffered Racist Abuse In Arsenal Draw

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Wilfried Zaha claims he suffered racist abuse and threats to his family after he won a controversial penalty in Crystal Palace’s 2-2 draw against Arsenal. Palace forward Zaha was clipped by Granit Xhaka in the closing minutes of Sunday’s Premier League clash, with Luka Milivojevic converting the spot-kick to end Arsenal’s 11-match winning run. Following the match, Arsenal defender Xhaka …

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13 Quickfire Conclusions As Palace Snap Arsenal’s Winning Streak

Arsenal’s winning run came to an end on Sunday following a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Gunners started the game slowly and fell behind just before the break after Luka Milivojevic’s coolly dispatched penalty following Shkodran Mustafi’s lunge on Cheikhou Kouyate in the Palace box. Emery’s side, however, came to life in the second half grabbing …

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Everton Make Crystal Palace Pay For Penalty Miss

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saved a penalty before substitutes Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Cenk Tosun scored in the closing minutes as the Merseysiders won 2-0 at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday. Everton’s third successive win in the Premier League lifted them into eighth place, but defeat left Palace just two points above the early season bottom three. The Eagles, managed …

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Wilfried Zaha Blasts Treatment He Gets From Referees

Despite scored Crystal Palace’s winner on Saturday, Wilfried Zaha cut a frustrated figure after the match. His form last season was central to Palace’s survival after a horrendous start, and after scoring four gaols in five Premier League games in this campaign, Zaha is wreaking havoc on a near-weekly basis. That superb play attracts plenty of rough treatment on the …

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