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Crystal Palace striker explains his celebration after his goal against Leicester City

Christian Benteke reveals why he put his fingers in his ears after scoring goal at Leicester

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has revealed the meaning behind his celebration after scoring his first goal of the season at Leicester City.

The Belgian international netted his ...

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Chelsea star discusses his future and what his plans are when his Crystal Palace loan move come to an end

Midfield man has made his England debut while playing for Crystal Palace

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been one of Crystal Palace's shining lights this season.

The midfielder was a standout star while the Eagles were struggling, and as form ash picked up under new manager Roy Hodgson, the ...

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Rail lines closed after person hit by a train between Three Bridges and Brighton

Southern said the person is being attended to by the emergency services

All rail lines between Brighton and Three Bridges were closed after a person was hit by a train.

The lines were closed at about 5pm, Southern Rail announced on Twitter after the collision between a rail service ...

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Wilfried Zaha's response to question about Crystal Palace penalty takers is priceless

Eagles talisman had a light-hearted response following the Christian Benteke spot-kick saga

Christian Benteke went from villain to hero yesterday.

The Belgian striker was the villain of the piece last weekend as Crystal Palace drew 2-2 with Bournemouth when he missed an injury-time ...

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Croydon primary schools are rated as the worst in London according to Ofsted

Despite the damming primary school verdict, Ofsted are pleased with the progress Croydon’s secondary schools have made over the past year

Primary schools in Croydon are among the worst in London, an Ofsted report has revealed.

The education watchdog launched its annual report for ...

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People told not to travel on this day - when more than a million drive home for Christmas

Friday, December 22 is set to be the busiest time on the UK's road with shoppers and people going home for Christmas

Drivers in Croydon and elsewhere are being urged to avoid travelling on ‘frantic Friday’ when the last of the year's commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas ...

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Former Crystal Palace keeper has 'no regrets' despite 'most painful time' of his career under Sam Allardyce

Steve Mandanda was an outcast under Sam Allardyce and moved back to Marseille in the summer

Steve Mandanda has hit back at former Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce for his treatment during Allardyce's tenure at Selhurst Park.

The French goalkeeper moved back to Marseille in the ...

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West Ham manager David Moyes was 'under pressure' at Manchester United, that's why Wilfried Zaha's move failed

Another move to a big club will happen later in Crystal Palace winger's career

Rio Ferdinand lauded Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha last night.

The former Manchester United defender was a team-mate of Zaha when he swapped Selhurst Park for Old Trafford in a £15 million ...

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Manchester United man's pace is 'ridiculous' - Crystal Palace team-mates have been stunned by loan star

Who is the quickest player at Selhurst Park?

Wilfried Zaha and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have admitted they were stunned by Manchester United loanee Timothy Fosu-Mensah when they first saw him in training.

The Crystal Palace pair were interviewed by Sky Sports ahead of the 3-0 win over ...

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Car ends up on its roof after dramatic crash in Beckenham

Met officers have closed the road and are still at the scene recovering the white Toyota Prius

A man in his 70s has been taken to hospital with head injuries after his car ended up upside-down in Beckenham.

The retired man crashed into a parked car on Eden Park Avenue at about ...

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7 pubs in and around Croydon which will make you feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere

Fancy escaping the rat race, just for a short time? Perhaps a visit to one of these pubs will do the trick

Sometimes you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle.

So what could be better than a pub where you really feel like you are far away from it all?

You don’t ...

yesterday 14:37 open_in_new
7 pubs in and around Croydon which will make you feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere

Fancy escaping the rat race, just for a short time? Perhaps a visit to one of these pubs will do the trick

Sometimes you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle.

So what could be better than a pub where you really feel like you are far away from it all?

You don’t ...

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Police give update after death of woman hit by at least four vehicles that failed to stop

A 29-year-old woman from Poland died on Monday and police are continuing their appeal for witnesses after making an arrest

Police have traced the identities of five drivers involved in a fatal crash in Tulse Hill on Monday (December 11) and continue to appeal for witnesses.

A ...

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Former Arsenal duo have their say on key incidents as Crystal Palace defeat Leicester City

Match of the Day pundits analyse penalty shouts as Crystal Palace beat Leicester City

Crystal Palace beat Leicester City 3-0 at the King Power Stadium yesterday (Saturday), but should they have had a penalty in the game?

According to former Palace and Arsenal striker Ian Wright, ...

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11 types of Christmas shopper you might encounter in Croydon

Which one are you?

There are not many shopping days left to Christmas now and if you haven’t finished it all yet you are probably starting to feel the stress.

When you’re out and about in Croydon you will spot lots of different types of shopper – but which one are ...

yesterday 13:35 open_in_new
11 types of Christmas shopper you might encounter in Croydon

Which one are you?

There are not many shopping days left to Christmas now and if you haven’t finished it all yet you are probably starting to feel the stress.

When you’re out and about in Croydon you will spot lots of different types of shopper – but which one are ...

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Croydon police send message of solidarity to colleagues after two officers in serious condition after they were hit by a car

The two police officers are in serious condition in hospital after being hit by a white Maserati

Croydon police have sent a message of solidarity to their colleagues from across London after two officers were seriously injured in a road traffic collision in north London.

Police are ...

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Crystal Palace burn Leicester City off the pitch, not just on it with Big Shaq social media dig

Rapper's line has been used in football clubs' social media output this week

There was a mixed reaction when Leicester City quoted Big Shaq in one of their tweets last week.

The Foxes' social media team decided to quote the rapper's line 'Two plus two equals four, minus one that's ...

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The incredible history of an Addington church where 5 Archbishops of Canterbury are buried

St Mary’s the Blessed Virgin Church is the burial site for five Archbishops of Canterbury - but why?

St Mary’s the Blessed Virgin Church in Addington has long been a part of Croydon’s history – for nearly 1,000 years in fact.

Situated on Addington Village Road, the church was ...

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Met Police yet to make arrests after double stabbing in Surrey Street

Officers investigating the stabbings, which occured during a fight in the town centre, are yet to arrest anyone

Police officers are yet to make any arrests after two men suffered stab wounds and were left hospitalised following a large fight in Surrey Street.

Metropolitan Police ...

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Five things we learned as Crystal Palace won away from home against Leicester City

The talking points and things we learned as Palace picked up a long-awaited win away from home

Crystal Palace's long wait for an away win is over after a 3-0 success on the road against Leicester City yesterday (Saturday).

The Eagles won for the first time away from home since ...

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