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Will this Premier League title-winner be Sam Allardyce's first Crystal Palace signing?

Jeffrey Schlupp Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace look to have beaten off competition from Premier League rivals for Leicester City’s Jeffrey Schlupp as the winger looks set to have a medical today, according to Sky Sports. After Leicester reportedly rejected a £9 million bid from Palace for the Ghana international earlier in the week, the current Premier League champions have now given Schlupp permission to …

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Three Boxing Day lessons learnt, feat. Chelsea and Crystal Palace

The finest day of the football calendar, Boxing Day, has passed. Although, Stoke City and Liverpool played on the 27th of December this year. It didn’t conjure any festive classics but it reinforced the Premier League storylines that have been developing thus far: Swansea defend worse than Palace, the Conte revolution at Chelsea is the greatest thing since the invention …

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Watford vs Crystal Palace: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Boxing Day is a special day in the football calendar and this year’s proceedings kicks off with Watford hosting Crystal Palace. This match will mark the return of Sam Allardyce after he replaced Alan Pardew during the week at Selhurst Park. It has been only months since he was removed as England manager after being caught up in the corruption …

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Three players Crystal Palace should target during the January transfer window

Rudy Gestede Crystal Palace

After Alan Pardew’s departure three days before Christmas, followed by ex-England manager Sam Allardyce taking the reins at Selhurst Park, it’s already been a busy winter for Crystal Palace. With Palace having the worst points-per-game record across all of England’s top four divisions in 2016, it’s not surprising that a managerial change had to be made; and now Allardyce’s first …

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Can Crystal Palace hold the moral high ground by hiring ‘Big Sam’?

Some things in football never change. Managers and their reputations are a loophole to the adage. Remember when Allardyce was English football’s messiah, reborn from unemployment to engineer an England squad that would make the Hodgson era merely a laughable time? Those times are dead and now Allardyce (or as he wishes you would pronounce it, “Al-are-dee-chee”) has been disgraced …

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