Vital Football

Latest Crystal Palace News

Holloway - Bring On The New Year

Holloway - Bring On The New Year

A somewhat disappointing draw in the circumstances hasn't dented Ian Holloway's relish for the remainder of the season to come.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC following the game marred by a few decisions, Holloway chose to keep his thoughts to himself.

'I'll have my own views, obviously. I've just looked at things but all I want to talk about really is the game and my team's reaction after whatever he gives. In recent weeks we've had some things completely trot our way so I was waiting for things to go slightly against us to see my lads' reaction. All I can say is I'm absolutely delighted. We don't know enough tactically yet, we're a bit naive at times as a group. They had more possession and put some pressure on our box but I felt really comfortable and thought that we were going to get another goal. Unfortunately we didn't.'

Holloway also rightly refused to criticise Julian Speroni for his freak error pointing to everything else he did in the game instead.

'If you look at the goal, it came through a crowd of players and he went to pick it up but it's slipped underneath him on a greasy day. Without him where would we have been? Let's look at the penalty. The save was important and the player is important. He's a fantastic fella and he's that good we've even got a bar named after him. Am I going to criticise him when he's saved our bacon?'

So how does Holloway some up nigh on the first half of our season, and his period since taking charge.

'Happy days, let's bring on the rest of the season.'

Perfectly put!

Merry Christmas folks!

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Eddy Eagle
Date:Monday December 24 2012
Time: 2:27PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Login to post a comment

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Inniss Makes Southend Switch

As expected, defender Ryan Inniss has tonight completed his loan move out to Southend United.

No Wilshere At Palace

England international Wilshere was choosing between Palace, Roma & Bournemouth, perhaps even AC Milan, with the Arsenal midfielder deciding he wants to join the Cherries.

Duo Head Out On Loan Again

Crystal Palace duo Kaikai and Boateng have left for loan spells with Brentford and Bristol Rovers respectively, which means both have made another step up on loan last season.

Williams Returns To Portman Road

Welsh midfielder Jonny Williams has just completed a loan move back to Ipswich Town and Portman Road from Crystal Palace.

Archived Vital Palace Articles

Vital Palace articles from

Site Journalists

Eddy Eagle
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mandanda24%
Ward3%
Dann40%
Delaney0%
Souare4%
Puncheon9%
Cabaye0%
McArthur0%
Townsend6%
Wickham3%
Benteke4%
Sub - Lee Chung-yong3%
Sub - Zaha4%
Sub - Kelly0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
4 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
8 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 WBA 3 1 1 1 4 0
11 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
12 West Ham 3 1 0 2 3 -2
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
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