Middlesbrough 2 Crystal Palace 1

TONY Mowbray has called on his side to be brave as they start their long climb away from danger.

Chris Hughton in battle for Victor Moses

NEWCASTLE United are hopeful of making Crystal Palace forward Victor Moses their sixth capture of the January transfer window but face intense competition to sign the teenager.

Magpies' bid for Victor Moses turned down by Palace

NEWCASTLE United have been told they must raise their bid to more than £2million if they want to land Crystal Palace wonder-kid Victor Moses.

Kevin Nolan: Crystal Palace will be pumped up

NEWCASTLE United midfielder Kevin Nolan is expecting a difficult night against Neil Warnock’s crisis-hit Crystal Palace – despite the financial turmoil at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace 1, Middlesbrough 0

GORDON Strachan last night denied his slithering side are being dogged by bad luck.

Ambrose tips old pals for promotion

DARREN Ambrose praised the “Premier League football” underpinning Newcastle United’s unbeaten start to life outside the top-flight, but his Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock lamented a failure to test out their Championship mettle.

Palace chairman lands legal victory

Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan scored a legal victory yesterday when a High Court judge upheld his claim that he was "deceived" by manager Iain Dowie over his reasons for leaving the club.

Hat-trick for city

The city of Sunderland gained a hat-trick of winners at the Junior ABA Championship finals at Crystal Palace.

Crystal Palace 2, Derby County 0

Billy Davies admitted his Derby side had buckled under the pressure after their defeat at Crystal Palace yesterday cost them a chance of automatic promotion to the Premiership.

Bluebirds soar after Ric strike

Cardiff midfielder Riccardo Scimeca snatched a late winner at Crystal Palace to increase his side's lead at the top of the Coca-Cola Championship to six points.

Benitez still backs strikers

Rafael Benitez will keep faith with Liverpool's misfiring strikers despite another poor showing that saw them knocked out of the Carling Cup by Championship club Crystal Palace.

Blackburn Rovers 1, Crystal Palace 0

Blackburn silenced their critics with a victory which should confirm their Premiership status for next season, while Crystal Palace are still staring at the Championship abyss.

Crystal clear West Brom have to win

West Brom midfielder Riccardo Scimeca has admitted tonight's home Premiership clash with Crystal Palace is "a game we dare not lose."

Crystal Palace 3, Tottenham 0

Crystal Palace boss Iain Dowie has declared that his team would have to be dragged down "kicking and screaming" after watching them beat Tottenham 3-0 to keep themselves out of the bottom three.

The Wright Way

Former Crystal Palace striker Ian Wright could soon be returning to Selhurst Park as a part-time coach.

Gills' Win Comes In Andy At Priestfield

Gillingham player-manager Andy Hessenthaler was impressed by his side's cohesive team performance as they beat high-flying Crystal Palace 3-0 at Priestfield.

Nationwide League Review

Crystal Palace's hopes of going to the top of the Nationwide League were thwarted by a barnstorming performance from Gillingham, who beat the Eagles 3-0 at Priestfield last night.

Lock-in At The Palace

Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan last night refused to accept the resignation of Steve Bruce as manager.

Eagles Fly High At Top

Crystal Palace went top of Division One on goal difference after their seventh win on the trot unseated leaders Wolves.

Bruce Fires Off Salute To Palace Youngsters

Crystal Palace boss Steve Bruce reckoned his young side deserved their Worthington Cup glory long before they clinched victory at Everton in a penalty shoot-out after the sides were tied at 1-1 after extra time.

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