Football rumours: Crystal Palace to appoint Roy Hodgson as manager?

Today’s whispers are a little wet

Crystal Palace have never won England’s top division, never won the FA Cup and never won the League Cup. They have never played in a proper European competition but did venture briefly into the 1998 InterToto Cup, where their spry endeavour yielded a 4-0 aggregate defeat by some mob called Samsunspor. The best win in Palace’s history came against Barrow AFC, a club that disappeared from the football league nearly half a century ago; and the actual Crystal Palace, after which the club was named, was destroyed by fire in 1936. So that’s the sort of outfit were dealing with here. Let’s not expect too much from Palace next season, eh?

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