Crystal Palace & Sunderland hunt Senegal midfielder

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Premier League clubs will begin compiling their shopping list for the January sales with Scouts being sent across the globe in a hope of improving their squad. Crystal Palace have 9 points so far this season and are in 17th whilst Sunderland have 12 points and sit in 14th so both will be hoping for a number of strong additions. …

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Crystal Palace want Celtic star

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Crystal Palace are eyeing up a £5m bid for Celtic captain, Scott Brown according to reports from the Scotsman. The Celtic captain, now 29-years-old has plied his trade in Scotland for his whole career. Brown started his career at Hibernian before making the illustrious move to Scottish giants, Celtic in 2007. His passion and desire on and off the field led …

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Crystal Palace eyeing Slovenian defender

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Crystal Palace are looking to solidify their defence in January after enquiring the services of Slovenian defender, Gregor Balazic according to Sky Sports. The 26-year-old centre half’s contract with current club FC Karpaty Lviv in Ukraine, expires on December 31. That means Palace would be able to sign the defender on a bosman free transfer in January. Speaking about potential signings in the …

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Spurs update – Assou-Ekotto’s wages holding up exit

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Tottenham Hotspur are desperately trying to get rid of unwanted Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekotto. However, according to the Daily Mirror the player’s wages are holding up any potential deal. Assou-Ekotto is 30-years-old but is nowhere near the Spurs full side meaning his £40,000-a-week wages are being paid with no appearances being made. The left-back began his career in France with …

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Tom Ince – The teenage prodigy, now flop set for Notts Forest?

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Tom Ince… What can be said? Daddies boy? Full of potential? A major flop? Well maybe all three count? Son of the famous Paul Ince, Tom was offered a chance to play regular Premier League football with Cardiff City in the summer of 2013 but turned them down as he was awaiting a Liverpool move. This summer he turned down …

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Liverpool update – Joel Ward a surprise target?

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Liverpool’s defence has been woeful at times this season, only sometimes masked by the criticism of £16m signing Mario Balotelli. Now The Guardian believe 24-year-old Crystal Palace defender could be a possible target for Brendan Rodgers. Joel Ward began his career on the South Coast with Portsmouth in 2006 and worked his way through the club’s academy. He spent the …

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Five players you want in your Fantasy Premier League team!

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Season on season the addiction of the sporting world to fantasy teams grows and grows. A number of different organisations run a fantasy team, offering various prizes and incentives to join and the best way to win one is by finding that hidden gem on the cheap who turns out to have a fantastic Premier League campaign. Here is 5 …

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Tony Pulis reveals he did want Cardiff City job!

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Cardiff City have in recent seasons become something of a farce at times. A Malaysian cohort took over in May 2010 and invested heavily until in May 2012 the controversial decision was announced to change the club’s home strip from blue to red. Cardiff eventually earned promotion to the Premier League under Malky Mackay for the 2013/14 season but then sacked …

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Capital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

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The second day of fixtures took place last night in the Capital One Cup third round that saw Manchester City hosted Sheffield Wednesday, Chelsea welcomed Bolton Wanderers, Championship side Nottingham Forest travelled to Tottenham Hotspur whilst struggling Newcastle United took on equally struggling Crystal Palace. Here is Brandish’s round up of the second half of Third Round fixtures in the …

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Weekend Premier League preview: Featuring Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City

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  The Premier League returns this weekend after the international break and we have some massive clashes to look forward to! Questions will be asked about the fitness of some players following long distance travelling or injuries picked up for their country, we also have a number of debuts to watch out for. Here is Brandish.tv’s preview to the top …

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Crystal Palace re-sign Andrew Johnson on a free

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Crystal Palace have today confirmed that Andrew Johnson has rejoined the club on a free transfer. The 33-year-old striker scored 74 goals in his first spell at the Eagles. Andrew Johnson (AJ) was once an English forward with great promise and between 2002-2006 he made his name for Crystal Palace with some excellent displays. In the 2004/05 season Palace were …

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Kevin Doyle returns to Premier League with Palace

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The vastly experienced Kevin Doyle has made a late deadline day loan switch from Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The 30-year-old striker played 155 league games for Reading scoring 55 goals before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2009 where he netted 30 in 158. Last season saw him have a loan spell at QPR during their …

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James McArthur joins Crystal Palace from Wigan

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26-year-old Scottish international James McArthur has tonight completed a deadline day move from Championship club Wigan to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The club confirmed the transfer on Twitter which was initially thought to break the club’s record signing fee. However, this appears not to be the case and the cost is around £5m, close to the current record fee. …

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Crystal Palace sign Wilfried Zaha

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Breaking News has emerged from Selhurst Park this morning, new manager Neil Warnock has taken no time to settle at all after confirming his first signing as manager. Wilfired Zaha has returned to Palace on a season long loan from Manchester United. We are just waiting from confirmation from both clubs. Zaha has made 126 appearances at Palace and scored …

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Celtic to miss out on South Korean target

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Celtic were given a Champions League reprieve when opponents Legia Warsaw fielded an illegible player in their qualifying tie. This meant Celtic would progress and drew 1-1 with Maribor last night leaving them with work still to do in the second leg at Celtic Park. It now though is being reported that one of their targets, Cardiff City’s Kim Bo-Kyung …

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Malky Mackay the man for Palace?

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When Tony Pulis walked out of Selhurst Park two days before the start of the new campaign, you could forgive Crystal Palace fans for feeling pretty heartbroken! Tony Pulis was a man who saved their season last year and turned them from relegation certainties to mid-table challengers in a matter of months. Now though, it seems Malky Mackay is the …

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Stoke striker turns down Champions League football for the Championship

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Stoke City striker Cameron Jerome has been reported to have turned down the opportuntity to sign for Scottish Champions Celtic and thus, Champions League football to ply his trade in the Championship with Norwich City, according to the Pink’un. The 28-year-old spent last season on loan at Crystal Palace but only managed to score twice for the Premier League side in …

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QPR & Palace looking to snap up Tottenham midfielder

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Premier League duo, QPR and Crystal Palace are eyeing up a move for Tottenham midfielder Lewis Holtby. The German international has been out of favour since his move from Schalke and now it appears he is ready to move club in order to gain more first team experience. Holtby was loaned out to Fulham at the end of last season …

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Are Southampton about to lose another player?

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Southampton midfielder Jack Cork looks set to be the eighth player to leave St Mary’s this summer after Ronald Koeman has accepted a £3m bid from Crystal Palace for the English midfielder. According to the Daily Mail Cork was unable to agree a new contract at Southampton and with just one-year left on his existing contract, the Saints have decided to cash …

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