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‘Liverpool and Sunderland stars could turn Crystal Palace into top ten contenders’

It may have been another rollercoaster campaign for supporters of Crystal Palace, but some wouldn't have it any other way.

The Eagles have ensured a fifth consecutive season of Premier League football after Sam Allardyce guided Palace to safety, with the south Londoners finishing 14th at ...

yesterday 20:55 open_in_new
Shoppers are being searched before being let into Centrale after Manchester suicide bombing

Croydon shoppers may now be stopped and searched before being allowed into Centrale shopping centre.

The centre has increased its security after the UK terror threat level was raised to critical last night (Tuesday, May 23) following the suicide bombing in Manchester on Monday.

This ...

yesterday 20:55 open_in_new
Quad bike rider taken to hospital with head injury after crash with car in Croydon

A quad biker has been taken to hospital with a head injury after crashing into a car in Croydon.

Police were called to Lower Addiscombe Road at 12.39pm today (Wednesday) as a result of the collision.

The biker, a man in his early 30s, was taken to a south London hospital by air ...

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One of Croydon's oldest shops is closing

In one of Croydon's oldest shops owner Sam Patel, 49, is giving customers advice on products, as he has done every morning for the past five years.

This morning, however, Mr Patel's routine is interrupted by locals coming into the thinly stocked shop to ask if it is closing.

Taking a ...

yesterday 19:49 open_in_new
Why these Croydon teenagers are knocking on people's doors ahead of the general election

While many teenagers across the country are criticised for not exercising their right to vote during elections, these two are so determined to make a difference ahead of the general election that they have been pounding the streets campaigning for their respective parties.

Jack Roffey only ...

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Coincidence? The last words Sam Allardyce said to the media before quitting as Crystal Palace boss

Defeat at Old Trafford proved to be Sam Allardyce's final game in charge of Crystal Palace.

The 62-year-old was only with the Selhurst Park outfit for five months, but he had quite an impact, saving the club from relegation.

His resignation came out of the blue and was something of a ...

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The highs and lows of Sam Allardyce’s time in charge at Crystal Palace

He arrived on December 23 and left exactly five months later, but it was quite the time for Crystal Palace fans during Sam Allardyce's tenure.

The former Sunderland, West Ham and Newcastle boss left the club yesterday (Tuesday) after guiding the Eagles to Premier League safety, with his ...

yesterday 16:31 open_in_new
Reports: FAW prepared for approach from Crystal Palace for former Eagles defender

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) is braced for an approach from Crystal Palace for Welsh manager Chris Coleman, according to reports.

The former Eagles defender is among the early favourites to replace Sam Allardyce at Selhurst Park, after the 62-year-old former Bolton Wanderers ...

yesterday 16:31 open_in_new
The new West Croydon bus station which split opinion on how it looks has won an architecture award

The architect behind West Croydon's multi-million pound state-of-the-art bus station has one an award, with judges describing the building as "charming" and "creative".

Martin Eriksson, who is an in-house designer at Transport for London (TfL), was named regional project architect of the ...

yesterday 16:31 open_in_new
POLL: Have your say, who should be the next Crystal Palace manager?

Everyone's got an opinion when it comes to football.

And you can have your say right here.

There are plenty of names in the frame to replace Sam Allardyce as Crystal Palace boss. The 62-year-old surprisingly quit Selhurst Park yesterday, citing a desire to spend more time with ...

yesterday 15:25 open_in_new
Croydon road closed after collision - live updates

A busy Croydon road has been closed this afternoon (Wednesday, May 24) after a crash.

Police said just before 1pm that Lower Addiscombe Road is closed in both directions near the junction of Cherry Orchard Road.

They were called to a car in collision with a quad bike, a ...

yesterday 14:19 open_in_new
Chief of Croydon police says extra officers on duty in borough after UK terror threat raised

Extra police are patrolling the streets of Croydon since the Government raised the UK terror threat level to 'critical', in an effort to "reassure" members of the public.

Croydon's chief superintendent of police said residents will notice more officers on the streets "to help protect" the ...

yesterday 14:19 open_in_new
Southern Rail and London Overground trains cancelled after train hits bag of rubbish in Croydon

Several Southern Rail services to and from West Croydon had to be cancelled this afternoon after a train hit a bag of rubbish at West Croydon station.

Network Rail said that at about 12.30pm today (Wednesday, May 24) a train hit a "bag of garden waste" at West Croydon ...

yesterday 14:19 open_in_new
Transfer talk: Newcastle United to return with fresh move for Crystal Palace star

He was heavily linked with a return to Newcastle United in January, and following the departure of Sam Allardyce from Crystal Palace, the rumours have resurfaced regarding Andros Townsend.

The Palace winger, who joined the Eagles from Newcastle last summer, enjoyed an upturn in form under ...

yesterday 14:19 open_in_new
'The Great Gig in the Sky' planned in tribute for much-loved Croydon musician

A charity gig has been organised in memory of a Croydon musician in a bid to raise money for a vital mental health charity which helped him.

Talented guitarist Jeremy Dodds, 54, went missing from his Bensham Lane home in February and his dedicated brothers launched an appeal to find ...

yesterday 14:19 open_in_new
A look at the favourites for the Crystal Palace job and how we assess their chances

Crystal Palace are in the market for their sixth manager in as many seasons.

But who will be the chosen one to replace Sam Allardyce after his shock resignation on Tuesday?

We take a look at the runners and riders in the frame right now and assess the likelihood of each one taking ...

yesterday 13:13 open_in_new
Premier League title winner linked to Crystal Palace wants return to management

Claudio Ranieri is "very stimulated" for a return to football management.

The Premier League title winner with Leicester City has been out of work since his departure from the King Power Stadium in March.

Two months on, it seems Ranieri has had enough time out and wants to take on a ...

yesterday 13:13 open_in_new
Former Tottenham, West Ham and QPR boss reacts to Sam Allardyce’s departure from Palace

Former Tottenham, West Ham and Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp has spoken of his surprise after Sam Allardyce's departure from Crystal Palace.

Allardyce confirmed in a statement last night (Tuesday) that he was leaving the club, just two days after the end of the season having ...

yesterday 12:07 open_in_new
Here's what you need to know about the changes to tax credit payment dates ahead of the bank holiday

A bank holiday weekend is approaching, which means changes to the tax credit payment dates for people in Croydon who receive the benefits.

May brings two bank holidays, one at the start of the month and the second day off will fall on Monday, May 29.

This means you may be paid ...

yesterday 12:07 open_in_new
'Big Sam's departure highlights the big issue at Crystal Palace'

After Sam Allardyce stunned Crystal Palace by announcing he was leaving the club yesterday (Tuesday), Eagles fan columnist Matt Jenner has shared his thoughts.

Nobody could have foreseen the breaking news when Sam Allardyce announced a shock exit from Crystal Palace.

It seemed that ...

yesterday 11:01 open_in_new
Delays on trains in Purley area due to signalling problem

A signalling problem near Purley is causing delays for train passengers between Gatwick Airport and Croydon this morning.

Services running on the northbound line between Gatwick and Purley are subject to delay to the signalling fault as services are forced to run at a reduced ...

yesterday 09:55 open_in_new