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Palace set unwanted record as Hodgson loses first game

Palace set unwanted record as Hodgson loses first game

Steven Davis, who scored for Southampton, was deemed surplus to requirements by Roy Hodgson and loaned out a month into his time at Fulham Crystal Palace became the first club in top-flight history to lose their opening five games without scoring as Roy Hodgson’s first match as manager ended in defeat by Southampton. The Eagles […]

Roy Hodgson fears ‘even worse scenario’ for Crystal Palace after next three games

Roy Hodgson fears ‘even worse scenario’ for Crystal Palace after next three games

Media playback is not supported on this device Roy Hodgson says Eagles didn’t deserve fairytale ending Roy Hodgson fears Crystal Palace could be even deeper in relegation trouble following their next three matches, after his first game in charge failed to have a “magic-wand effect”. A 1-0 loss to Southampton means the Eagles are the […]

FA Cup highlights: Deeping 2-4 Kidderminster

Team Personal Best: London Aquathlon

Rangers’ Wallace an injury doubt as derby looms

Rangers’ Wallace an injury doubt as derby looms

Lee Wallace missed the end of last season with injury Rangers captain Lee Wallace may be an injury doubt for next Saturday’s Scottish Premiership meeting with Glasgow rivals Celtic. Scotland international Wallace, 30, came off after 12 minutes of Friday’s 2-2 draw with Partick Thistle. On-loan Cardiff City left-back Declan John, 22, came on for […]

Mark Sampson: PFA wants new barrister to look into racism claims

Mark Sampson: PFA wants new barrister to look into racism claims

Media playback is not supported on this device I’m not a racist – Sampson The Professional Footballers’ Association wants a new lawyer to lead an inquiry into racism claims against England women manager Mark Sampson. Sampson has denied asking mixed race midfielder Drew Spence during a 2015 tournament if she had been arrested. Two investigations […]

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

Jermain Defoe has now scored against 36 different Premier League clubs Jermain Defoe scored a well-taken winner as Bournemouth came from behind to claim their first Premier League win of the season against Brighton. Defoe turned in the box and drilled home a clinical finish – his first goal since joining the Cherries in the […]

Partick hang on for point against Rangers after sending off

Partick hang on for point against Rangers after sending off

Media playback is not supported on this device Scottish Premiership highlights: Partick Thistle 2-2 Rangers Stand-in captain Graham Dorrans rescued a point for Rangers against 10-man Partick Thistle in a pulsating match. Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos cracked home his eighth of the season to give Rangers a half-time lead. But a deflected, fizzing Blair Spittal […]

Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle ‘found safe and well’

Ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle ‘found safe and well’

Image caption Clarke Carlisle played for teams including Burnley and Leeds United The former footballer Clarke Carlisle who was reported missing has been found safe and well in Liverpool, police said. His wife Carrie earlier tweeted that his family was concerned after being unable to contact him. He had last been seen in Manchester city […]

‘He practises from here to eternity’ – how Hodgson can revive Palace

‘He practises from here to eternity’ – how Hodgson can revive Palace

<!– Crystal Palace have turned to former England manager Roy Hodgson to pick up the pieces following Frank de Boer’s brief reign as boss. Hodgson’s search for Palace’s first Premier League point – and goal – of the season starts with a home game against Southampton on Saturday. But his hard work will have already […]

Rooney will get ‘a welcome he deserves at Old Trafford’

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