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EPL Talk - Wed May 16 8:10 PM
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...
EPL Talk - Sat May 5 3:06 PM
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 o...
EPL Talk - Sat Apr 21 5:50 PM
Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wilfried Zaha was involved in a fresh diving storm after the Crystal Palace star was booked for simulation in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Watford. Zaha has been accused of diving several times this season and the Ivory Coast winger once again found himself in the spotl...
EPL Talk - Sat Mar 31 5:20 PM
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 M...
EPL Talk - Sat Mar 17 6:01 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a crucial 2-0 win at Huddersfield, but West Bromwich Albion look destined for relegation after an agonising 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday. With several of the Premier League’s big guns on FA Cup quarter-final...
EPL Talk - Mon Mar 12 4:45 PM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho launched a stinging attack on Dutchman Frank de Boer on Monday after the former Crystal Palace coach criticised United’s sparse use of Marcus Rashford. Rashford scored twice in his first Premier League start of 2018 as United edged out Liverpool 2...
EPL Talk - Sat Mar 10 7:55 PM
London (AFP) – Willian inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday as the Blues got back to winning ways ahead of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona. After successive defeats by Manchester City and Manchester United, injury-hit Palace proved to be the ideal opponents fo...
EPL Talk - Tue Mar 6 2:15 AM
London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho revealed his expletive-filled half-time rant inspired Manchester United’s dramatic 3-2 win over Crystal Palace. Mourinho’s side fought back from two goals down at Selhurst Park to snatch the points thanks to Nemanja Matic’s blistering long-range strike in stoppage-tim...
EPL Talk - Sun Feb 25 2:36 PM
London (AFP) – Harry Kane struck late to secure Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday that moved Mauricio Pochettino’s side into the top four immediately ahead of Chelsea’s visit to Manchester United. Spurs appeared set for disappointment after struggling to break down a Cry...
EPL Talk - Sat Feb 24 1:40 AM
London (AFP) – Tottenham make the short journey across London to take on Crystal Palace on Sunday with manager Mauricio Pochettino comparing midfielder Mousa Dembele to Diego Maradona. “I have said before that he is a genius of football, ” said the Spurs boss of the Belgium international. “I put...
EPL Talk - Sun Feb 4 5:16 PM
London (AFP) – Newcastle remain mired in the battle for Premier League survival after Crystal Palace salvaged a 1-1 draw in Sunday’s clash at Selhurst Park. Rafael Benitez’s side took a first half lead through Mohamed Diame, but a Luka Milivojevic penalty soon after the interval forced Newcastle...
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 20 6:19 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal showed there was plenty of life after Alexis Sanchez as they beat Crystal Palace 4-1 in the Premier League on Saturday without the Manchester United-bound Chilean forward. With Sanchez moving slowly but surely towards a £35 million (39.6 million euros, $48.5 million) transf...
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 20 5:25 PM
London (AFP) – Arsenal proved they can thrive without Alexis Sanchez as the rampant Gunners scored four times in the first 22 minutes of their 4-1 victory over hapless Crystal Palace on Saturday. With Sanchez left out of the squad as his blockbuster move to Manchester United inches closer, Arsene...
EPL Talk - Sat Jan 20 2:05 AM
If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace in the Premier League, you’ve come to the right place. After two games to forget for Arsenal against Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest, the Gunners will want nothing less than a win on Saturday in order to alleviate the pre...
EPL Talk - Tue Jan 9 12:29 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson praised the video assistant referee (VAR) system after its debut in English competitive football following initial confusion around Brighton’s winning goal. Brighton’s Glenn Murray scored a late winner in the home side’s 2-1 FA Cup third-round def...
EPL Talk - Mon Jan 8 10:46 PM
Brighton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Substitute Glenn Murray grabbed Brighton and Hove Albion a 2-1 FA Cup third-round victory over rivals Crystal Palace on Monday as video technology made its bow in England. It was the first time the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system had been used in English foo...
EPL Talk - Sun Dec 31 8:00 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City survived late penalty drama at Crystal Palace on Sunday but saw their 18-match Premier League winning run halted as Arsene Wenger overtook Alex Ferguson’s record for games in charge. Pep Guardiola’s men travelled to their match in London with a 13-point lead over se...
EPL Talk - Sun Dec 31 7:30 PM
London (AFP) – Manchester City survived late penalty drama at Crystal Palace on Sunday but saw their 18-match Premier League winning run halted as Arsene Wenger overtook Alex Ferguson’s record for games in charge. Pep Guardiola’s men travelled to their match in London with a 13-point lead over se...
EPL Talk - Sun Dec 31 3:50 PM
London (AFP) – Ederson’s last-gasp penalty heroics saved Manchester City from defeat but a 0-0 stalemate at Crystal Palace on Sunday brought the Premier League leaders’ record-breaking 18-match winning run to an end. Luka Milivojevic was presented with the chance to seal a memorable victory for R...
EPL Talk - Sat Dec 30 1:06 AM
Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola is hopeful Vincent Kompany’s latest injury setback is not too serious as he looks to continue Manchester City’s extraordinary winning run at Crystal Palace on Sunday. Club captain Kompany suffered his third injury of the season when he limped off...
EPL Talk - Wed Dec 27 2:19 AM
London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger knows Arsenal cannot afford a repeat of their last trip to Selhurst Park when they face Crystal Palace on Thursday. The Gunners have benefitted from extra rest compared to their rivals in the battle for a top four place and face the Eagles six days after the pulsating...
EPL Talk - Mon Dec 18 2:04 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon has been charged with assault and possessing a weapon after a fight erupted near a nightclub at the weekend. Puncheon was arrested in the early hours of Sunday and taken into custody after officers were called to the disturbance in Reigate,...
EPL Talk - Sat Dec 16 3:55 PM
Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Christian Benteke ended a 14-match goal drought with a 19th minute header for strugglers Crystal Palace in their Premier League victory at Leicester on Saturday. It was Palace’s first away goal of the season and they went on to win 3-0 — Benteke creating the sec...
EPL Talk - Fri Dec 15 8:36 PM
London (AFP) – Christian Benteke admitted he let his Crystal Palace team-mates down by missing a penalty he should not by rights have taken in the 2-2 draw with fellow Premier League strugglers Bournemouth last Saturday. The 27-year-old Belgian international — who is yet to score in 12 appearance...
EPL Talk - Wed Nov 29 6:26 PM
London (AFP) – Violent scenes that took place in and around Brighton and Hove Albion’s match at home to Crystal Palace on Tuesday have been described as a “return to the dark days of football” by police. Tuesday’s goalless draw in the Premier League was overshadowed by hooliganism in and outside...
EPL Talk - Thu Nov 23 6:05 PM
London (AFP) – Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said Thursday he feels vindicated by the two-match ban handed to Everton striker Oumar Niasse for diving and hopes that it deters others. The Senegalese striker became the first Premier League player to be punished under new Football Association r...
EPL Talk - Sun Nov 5 2:30 PM
London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min’s second-half goal gave Tottenham Hotspur a nervy 1-0 Premier League victory over bottom club Crystal Palace in a London derby at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. But Mauricio Pochettino’s injury-ravaged side failed to hit the heights of Wednesday’s memorable 3-1 Champions...
EPL Talk - Sat Nov 4 3:25 AM
London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino has vowed his Tottenham Hotspur players will remain grounded when they face Crystal Palace, the Premier League’s bottom side, at Wembley on Sunday. Tottenham are still basking in the adulation that has come their way since they beat Champions League holders Real...
EPL Talk - Fri Nov 3 6:35 PM
Abidjan (AFP) – Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha will make his long-awaited debut for Ivory Coast in a do-or-die World Cup qualifier against Morocco on November 11. The 24-year-old has never played for the African nation which he left with his family when he was just four. However, Zaha will...
EPL Talk - Fri Nov 3 5:15 PM
London (AFP) – Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and centre-back Toby Alderweireld will both miss Tottenham Hotspur’s home game with Crystal Palace on Sunday due to injury, manager Mauricio Pochettino confirmed on Friday. Lloris, the Spurs captain, sustained a groin injury and Alderweireld suffered a hamstr...