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Crystal Palace, Southampton, Swansea and West Brom target impresses as England reach semi-finals

He is reportedly being scouted by Crystal Palace – and Norwich City winger Jacob Murphy impressed this evening (Thursday) for England's U21 side.

The winger is said to be the subject of interest from four Premier League clubs, including Palace, Southampton, Swansea City and West ...

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Model from Chipstead appears on popular ITV2 dating show Love Island

One of ITV2 show Love Island's newest contestants is a model from Chipstead who describes herself as a "raver and a misbehaver".

Tyla Carr, 24, promises to "spice things up" in the villa after her arrival was announced during last night's episode (Wednesday).

In her introduction ...

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Crystal Palace consulted about potential safe standing by the Premier League

Crystal Palace have been written to by the Premier League about whether they would be willing to take part in a safe-standing trial.

The league have contacted all 20 clubs to see if they would be willing to introduce some standing sections in their ground as part of a wider ...

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Pupils at a New Addington school told to travel in groups after girl is 'approached by stranger'

A New Addington school has warned pupils to be on high alert after a girl was reportedly approached by a stranger this morning.

Writing in the New Addington Pathfinders Facebook group, Meridian High School's head teacher Martin Giles said one of the school's students was approached by a ...

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Dutch legend looks set for Crystal Palace - and Eagles fans are genuinely excited

Dutch legend Frank de Boer is reportedly closing in on the Crystal Palace job – and many Eagles fans could not be happier.

The former Ajax and Inter Milan head coach is in talks with Palace about succeeding Sam Allardyce, having reportedly been offered the job by Eagles chairman ...

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The Croydon rugby star who will be in the Lions team against the mighty All Blacks this weekend

A rugby star who started playing the sport while growing up in Croydon will pull on the British and Irish Lions red jersey to face New Zealand in the first test match of the tour this weekend.

Elliot Daly has been named on the wing in Warren Gatland's starting line-up to take on the mighty ...

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​Missing convicted killer from South Croydon care home has claimed asylum in France

A convicted killer who went missing from a South Croydon care home more than a month ago has managed to travel to France and claim asylum.

Ghodratollah Barani, 31, strangled a rough sleeper in Marble Arch in 2013 claiming he heard voices telling him to kill someone so he could be ...

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Vicar 'worried and upset' after church entrance set on fire in Whyteleafe

A police investigation is understood to have been launched after the entrance to a church in Whyteleafe was set on fire in a suspected arson attack.

Firefighters were called to St Luke's Church, on Whyteleafe Hill, just before 4am today (Thursday, June 22) to a report that the thatched ...

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Office-to-residential manager says they go 'above and beyond' to ensure homes are fire safe

The manager of a company which converted several office blocks to flats in Croydon has said they "above and beyond" to ensure their homes are fire safety compliant.

Inspired Asset Management has developed five office blocks in the town centre, including Surrey House, in Surrey Street, and ...

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Tickets for Maidstone United clash now on sale to Crystal Palace season ticket holders

Crystal Palace season ticket holders can now purchase tickets for the Eagles' first pre-season friendly of the summer against Maidstone United.

The Eagles are set to travel to Kent on Saturday, July 15 to mark the Stones' fifth anniversary in their new home, the Gallagher ...

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Former Liverpool man looks set for Southampton switch as Crystal Palace move for de Boer

Crystal Palace may not be the only ones closing in on appointing a new manager, with Premier League rivals Southampton said to be close to naming former Liverpool defender Mauricio Pellegrino as their new boss.

Palace have reportedly offered the job to former Ajax and Inter Milan coach ...

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Kenley actor who worked as a hair loss expert and actor avoids jail for £37,000 VAT fraud

A Kenley hair expert who appeared on television and radio giving hair loss advice fraudulently claimed more than £37,000 through his business.

Gary Heron, 57, forged fake purchase invoices while working as the sole director of The Hair Centre (UK) London Ltd, a company which helps people ...

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Southern Rail 'cannot possibly work' and Croydon service should be handed over, according to report

Southern Rail "cannot possibly work" in its current state and should be stripped of a East Croydon service due to the disruption of strike action, according to a damning report.

The report by Network Rail director Chris Gibb has been published today (Thursday, June 22) giving reasons for ...

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Former Rangers defender now the clear odds-on favourite for Crystal Palace job

Former Rangers defender Frank de Boer is now the clear odds-on favourite to become the next Crystal Palace manager, amid reports he has been offered the job.

Reports in Holland and The Sun are suggesting that the former Ajax and Inter Milan head coach has been offered the job by Crystal ...

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Crystal Palace make offer to former Ajax and Inter Milan head coach – report claims

Crystal Palace have reportedly made an offer to former Ajax and Inter Milan head coach Frank de Boer, according to the Sun.

The Dutchman is one of the three leading contenders for the vacancy at Selhurst Park, having reportedly impressed Palace bosses during talks earlier this ...

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Sheffield United set to reward manager with new deal amid Sunderland and Crystal Palace links

He was Sam Allardyce's recommendation as his replacement at Crystal Palace, but Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is now closing in on a new contract with the Blades.

The 49-year-old's stock has risen after guiding Northampton Town and Sheffield United to promotions in recent seasons, ...

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New Addington residents left without water in heatwave due to low pressure

New Addington residents were left without water for hours last night (Wednesday, June 21) during the heatwave which has swept Croydon.

Residents in Fieldway, Dunley Drive and Netley Close reported being unable to run any hot or cold water from taps in their homes between around 10pm and ...

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Former Crystal Palace and Newcastle United boss eyes Premier League return

He has been linked with a return to football at Leeds United, Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday and Rangers, but former Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew says he wants another job in the Premier League.

The former Newcastle United, West Ham and Southampton manager has been out of management ...

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Crystal Palace continue to play hardball with Marseille over goalkeeper, reports claim

Crystal Palace are refusing to lower their valuation of goalkeeper Steve Mandanda amid interest from Marseille, reports in France claim.

The 32-year-old has been heavily linked with a return to his former club in France, with Marseille said to be keen to reunite with the goalkeeper, who ...

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Crystal Palace star to support south London family by featuring in charity match next month

Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon is set to attend a charity match in Ireland next month to help support a south London family.

The Eagles skipper is set to captain a side in a match in Derry in support of eight-year-old Brae Sewell, who suffers from AT (Ataxia-Telangiectasia), a ...

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​Heavy showers and thunderstorms forecast for Croydon and it could lead to flooding

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Croydon and surrounding areas this morning (Thursday), with heavy showers and thunderstorms being forecast.

There is the potential for torrential downpours in the borough between 6am and 1pm today and it could even lead to "sudden ...

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