Vital Football

Latest Crystal Palace News

Warnock backs Palace to stay up

Warnock backs Palace to stay up

Former Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has backed his former club for survival, despite masterminding his QPR team beat them 2-0 on Saturday.

Warnock guided his new team to vital win over a below par Crystal Palace on Saturday but insists he took no pleasure in doing so.

'We got the points but I haven't really enjoyed anything about today,' he told the Croydon Guardian.

'I was amazed with the reception I got - I expected a lot more boos so I was quite emotional.

'I worked my socks off while I was here so that meant a lot.

'I still feel disgusted and don't understand why a hedge fund put us into administration.

'But they've got enough under the shirt to keep them up.

'I hope they regroup and get enough points - then we can have a real go at them next year,' he added.

Meanwhile, current Crystal Palace manager Paul Hart admitted his side were lacklusture and was disappointed for the 20,000 plus crowd in attendance at Selhurst Park.

'It was very disappointing, it is the poorest we have played since I have been here and it is even more disappointing as we had nearly a full house here today and we didn't deliver,' he told the club's official site.

'Things did not start well when Calvin (Andrew) was involved in that horrible clash of heads and I personally felt the change did us more harm than it did to them. Calvin has been on fire for us in recent weeks and we lost that threat going in behind straight away,' he added.

The Eagles now face a tough trip to Derby, a home game against the newly promoted West Bromwich Albion, before what could be a relegation decider at Sheffield Wednesday on May 2.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Flying Eagle
Date:Monday April 12 2010
Time: 8:03PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Burchy's View - FA Cup Final v Manchester United

Burchy's final blog looks back at Saturday's FA Cup final, when Crystal Palace were edge out two-one by Manchester United after extra time.

Ledley On Course For Wales

A fractured leg not only ruled Ledley out of the FA Cup final with Manchester United it looked set to rule the Crystal Palace midfielder out of Wales' European Championship squad?

Trio With Newcastle Backgrounds Linked

Pardew managed Inter Milan full back Stanton, Shanghai Shenhua striker Ba and current Newcastle midfielder Tiote with all three apparently of interest to Crystal Palace this summer?

Parish On Exceptional Fans & FA Cup Final

Chairman Steve Parish has branded the Crystal Palace fans 'exceptional' following the loss to Manchester United at Wembley.

Archived Vital Palace Articles

Vital Palace articles from

Site Journalists

Eddy Eagle
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA Cup Final - Manchester United MotM
Suggested By:
Hennessey5%
Ward11%
Dann2%
Delaney2%
Souare40%
Jedinak30%
Cabaye4%
Zaha4%
McArthur1%
Bolasie1%
Wickham0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Crystal Palace Results (view all)

Crystal Palace Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.noburberry2