Vital Football

Latest Crystal Palace News

Bolasie Rejects DR Congo Call Up

Bolasie Rejects DR Congo Call Up

Yannick Bolasie's agent has confirmed that he has turned down the chance to represent DR Congo at the African Cup of Nations.

Speaking to the BBC Tony Finnigan confirmed that Bolasie thought it was the wrong time due to the number of matches he would miss at Palace.

'He's not going. Of course Yannick has thought about it but he just decided it's not the right time at this stage. It would mean missing a lot of matches and that would disrupt his Palace career when he is just starting to play regularly.'

Bolasie hasn't turned his back on an international career though, he just sees the benefits of cementing himself at Palace first.

'It's an honour but he feels playing Congo is something that can come later.'

Huge boost for us really with the potential upheaval it would cause in our attacking options.

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: 2:56PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

The Crystal Palace Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Crystal Palace and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Another Zaha Approach From Spurs?

Interest in Zaha - from Tottenham and others - isn't new is it with it likely Crystal Palace will have to fend off interest in the former Manchester United winger again this summer.

Allardyce's Record Could End At Palace

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand thinks Sam Allaryce's record of never being relegated from the Premier League could come to an end at Crystal Palace.

McArthur - Parish Rocket Was Needed

The squad were given a dressing room roasting from Parish after the Sunderland debacle. A reaction was seen at Stoke but Palace were beaten with Middlesbrough at Selhurst on Saturday.

Archived Vital Palace Articles

Vital Palace articles from

Site Journalists

Eddy Eagle
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Hennessey40%
Ward0%
Tomkins0%
Delaney0%
van Aanholt0%
Milivojevic0%
McArthur0%
Zaha20%
Puncheon0%
Townsend40%
Benteke0%
Sub - Schlupp0%
Sub - Cabaye0%
Sub - Remy0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Crystal Palace Results (view all)

Crystal Palace Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment