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After 18 Months In The Cold, Zaha Has Got His Mojo Back

Palace boss Alan Pardew has claimed that winger Wilfried Zaha could easily make a return to the international stage in the years to come, should he continue the fine form he has rediscovered since the new manager’s arrival in the dugout. 548 more words

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Palace Edge Ever Closer To £4 Million Deal For International Defender

According to reports in The Mirror this evening, Crystal Palace are close to completing a £4 million deal for Lille defender, Pape Souare.

The 24-year-old left-back has been with the French outfit since 2008, making a total of 45 starts and 11 substitute appearances since turning professional in 2009. 176 more words

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Honest Ward Will Have To Be At His Best To Silence Elia

Ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup tie against Southampton, Jack Thurston analyses the likely battle between Joel Ward and Elijero Elia.

In a squad that is interspersed with ‘mavericks’, the dependence on solid, reliable players to keep calm under pressure is somewhat heightened. 388 more words

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Palace Lodge Much Improved Offer For Swansea's Neil Taylor

Following reports in today’s Guardian, it looks as though Crystal Palace have lodged an improved £4.5 million bid for Swansea left-back Neil Taylor.

After an initial offer of £3 million was turned down by the Welsh club, Palace have had time to regroup and now look set to step their interest up further, as manager Alan Pardew searches for a naturally left-footed defender to fill the hole in the starting XI. 256 more words

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Palace Prepare £9 Million Double Bid For Neil Taylor & Rudy Gestede

According to a report in this morning’s Telegraph, Crystal Palace are now hopeful of landing Blackburn’s Rudy Gestede and Swansea’s Neil Taylor for a combined transfer fee of £9 million. 331 more words

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Palace's Tottenham Flop Moves On Loan To The Championship

Former Tottenham defender Zeki Fryers has left Crystal Palace on a short-term basis, joining Rotherham United on loan.

Having made the switch to Selhurst Park with high hopes of tying down a regular starting role on the left side of defence, the Manchester United academy graduate has been unable to force his way into any manager’s plans, leaving him with no option other than to leave in search of first-team football. 307 more words

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Palace Prepare New Offer For Swansea Defender After Initial Rejection

Having already had a reported bid of £3.5 million turned down for Swansea defender Neil Taylor, the Daily Mail are claiming that Palace are readying an improved bid. 251 more words

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