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Wife of Croydon tram crash survivor 'shocked' with findings in latest RAIB report

The wife of a New Addington man who was seriously injured in the Croydon tram crash has spoken about her "shock" at some of the new findings in the latest report into the cause of the tragedy.

Susana Gaiao, whose partner Rui de Sa was on the tram which derailed on November 9, has reacted ...

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Guess who's back? Referee could officiate at Crystal Palace again after U-turn

Mark Clattenburg will referee at least four more Premier League games before leaving for Saudi Arabia, it is being reported.

It was announced last week that the referee from County Durham was to take up a new role with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, after weeks of speculation that ...

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Crystal Palace U23s 0–3 Ipswich Town U23s: Young Eagles fall to Tractor Boys defeat

Crystal Palace's U23s side were defeated by Ipswich Town 3-0 this afternoon.

The Tractor Boys were fielding some players with first team experience, in the shape of Tommy Smith, Luke Hyam and Teddy Bishop.

The young Eagles fell behind midway through the first period when Ipswich ...

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Crystal Palace youngsters fight back to claim victory at Watford

Crystal Palace's U18 side came from behind to win against Watford on Saturday thanks to two second half strikes.

The young Eagles had fallen behind just after half time, but goals from James Daly and David Boateng turned the tide, with Palace claiming all three points in a hard-fought ...

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Sutton United boss gunning for Arsenal under the lights in FA Cup showdown

Sutton United are set to face their toughest test of all time tonight as they meet Arsenal in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

The National League side, a stone's throw away from Croydon, dumped AFC Wimbledon and Leeds United out in the previous two rounds.

Five-thousand fans will pack ...

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Crystal Palace star joins Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo in meeting internet sensation Money Kicks

Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho has become the latest footballer to be pictured with teenage internet sensation Rashed Belhasa, aka Money Kicks.

The French defender, who is on loan at Palace from Premier League rivals Liverpool, has posted a picture on Twitter of himself and his ...

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Is it time for Crystal Palace to play two strikers up top against Middlesbrough?

Crystal Palace face relegation rivals Middlesbrough at Selhurst Park on Saturday in a crucial game for both sides.

With 13 games remaining, including several against the top six for both the Eagles and Boro, three points are vital for both sides.

But for Palace the need for victory ...

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Investigators examining reports other trams travelled too fast round bend approaching Sandilands

Investigators who are looking into the cause of the Croydon tram crash have confirmed they are also examining reports other trams travelled round the bend approaching the Sandilands stop above the speed limit.

Trams approaching from New Addington have to negotiate a sharp, left-hand curve ...

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New report finds tram driver did not apply emergency brake ahead of fatal Croydon crash

A new report has revealed the driver involved in the tram crash at Sandilands did not use the emergency brake ahead of the fatal derailment.

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has today (Monday, February 20) published a second interim report into the Croydon crash.

READ ...

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Passengers suffered fatal or serious injuries because 'they had been ejected through broken windows'

A new report into the cause of the Croydon tram crash has revealed passengers suffered fatal or serious injuries because they had been 'ejected' through 'broken windows'.

Passengers suffered horrific injuries after being showered with glass during the crash on November 9 - which left seven ...

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New report reveals extra details about Croydon tram crash - latest updates

A new report as part of the investigation into the fatal Croydon tram crash has been released by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB).

Seven people were killed on November 9, after a tram travelling from New Addington to Wimbledon, via Croydon town centre, came off the tracks ...

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'It's time for the Crystal Palace fans to stand up and be counted against Middlesbrough'

Crystal Palace fan columnist Michael Smith is begging the home supporters at this weekend's crunch clash with Middlesbrough to stick with the team.

It's difficult to underestimate the importance of Saturday's home match against Middlesbrough.

Make no mistake, Palace can beat ...

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Watch how much YOU will have to pay under new DVLA car tax rules

In just over a month, major changes will radically overhaul car tax rules.

Motorists across Croydon will be required to change what they pay in a bid to keep their vehicles on the road

In April drivers will be expected to pay a flat rate of £140 under new rules which were first ...

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'Paedophile hunter sting' in South Norwood live streamed on Facebook

A group of "paedophile hunters" live streamed a "sting" carried out in South Norwood last night on Facebook.

The Hunted One broadcasted using Facebook Live members confronting a man accusing him of sending indecent images to a "12-year-old girl" and trying to meet with her.

She was ...

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Morrisons recalls meat over meningits fears

The discovery of dangerous bugs with the potential to cause meningitis has led Morrisons to recall one of its cold meat products.

The Food Standards Agency is urging shoppers to return 150g packets of Ready to Eat Peppered Beef Slices with a use-by date of February 21.

The move ...

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I'll never forget moment Alan Pardew and I had a pint with Crystal Palace fans, says Keith Millen

Ex-Crystal Palace assistant boss Keith Millen has recalled a special moment during his spell at the club alongside former manager Alan Pardew.

Both men had been asked by the Holmesdale Fanatics if they fancied a drink to celebrate their ten year anniversary, back in December ...

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​The Croydon businesses that failed to pay workers minimum or living wage

Three Croydon businesses have been named and shamed by the government for failing to pay an employee the national minimum or living wage.

Sherry Higgins, trading as Cleanability in Coulsdon, failed to pay one worker £248.54.

Another company Rylease Limited, based in Croydon, failed ...

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Gabon ace linked with summer move to Crystal Palace, but Eagles face Watford fight for him

Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina has been tipped to leave the club this summer, with Premier League sides Crystal Palace and Watford expressing an interest in signing him.

The Eagles will, of course, need to avoid relegation if they want to land the Gabon international, who isn't a regular ...

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Crystal Palace ace can't wait to play more with Serbian powerhouse Luka Milivojevic

Crystal Palace ace James McArthur is looking forward to playing alongside Luka Milivojevic regularly, following the Serbian's debut at Stoke City.

The Eagles have been crying out for a big, holding central midfielder for some time, and that allowed the likes of McArthur and others to get ...

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One to watch: Crystal Palace showed interest in Burnley conqueror and Lincoln City hero Sean Raggett

His name is everywhere this morning.

Sean Raggett - an FA Cup hero.

The 23-year-old defender helped Lincoln City make a little bit of history yesterday as the Imps became the first team from non-league to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for more than 100 years.

But ...

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Crystal Palace WILL survive, predicts Soccer Saturday host Jeff Stelling

The Premier League has been on a break this weekend, with everyone in football focusing on the FA Cup fifth round.

Also taking a break from action, was Jeff Stelling, who was not in the Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday studio for the FA Cup and Football League action - Julian Warren standing ...

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