Crystal Palace targeting Ashley Cole?

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When Chelsea let Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard leave the club in the summer, I would assume fans thought neither would come back to haunt them. However Lampard came back to bite with a late equaliser for Manchester City and now it seems Ashley Cole will return to the Premier League. Left-back Ashley Cole joined Chelsea in July 2006 from …

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Duo after this Palace starlet

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Premier League duo, Leicester City and Burnley are both said to be eyeing up a potential move for Crystal Palace starlet, Dwight Gayle. According to the Mirror, Gayle is unsettled at Palace after being continually overlooked by boss, Neil Warnock. Gayle’s pace and direct style of play makes him a nightmare for defences. A clinical finisher and proven against some of …

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Steve Cook – Hunted by Palace, Leicester & West Brom

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Bournemouth have a defensive gem in the form of 23-year-old Steve Cook. His rise to prominence has attracted the interest of a number of clubs with the London Evening Standard believing Leicester City, Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion all want him. Steve Cook began his career with the Brighton & Hove Albion youth academy and graduated to their first …

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Everton and Crystal Palace after England keeper

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Premier League duo, Everton and Crystal Palace are rumoured to be interested in England and Norwich City goalkeeper, John Ruddy. Ruddy, 28, has been a key figure in the Canaries success of late and helped guide them to the Premier League where they stayed for 3 years, however, last seasons relegation opened up speculation suggesting Ruddy would leave Carrow Road. …

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Manchester United – Southampton’s Clyne targeted!

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Manchester United’s defensive has been hit by injury and suspension throughout the season so far. It means Louis Van Gaal needs to look for some reinforcements and one suggested by The Sun is Nathaniel Clyne of Southampton. Nathaniel Clyne, 23-years-old, began his youth career in the Crystal Palace academy in 1999. In October 2008 he graduated the youth system and made his …

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Crystal Palace tried to bring in Spurs starlet

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Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock has revealed he tried to sign Spurs starlet, Harry Kane on loan this season. Kane, 21, has bagged 11 goals this season but has found his appearances have predominately come in Europa Cup matches. However, Kane has impressed boss Pochettino and has earned his starting role in the Premier League in recent weeks. Warnock spoke …

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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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