UK time is: 13:00:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Holloway - We Must Stick Together

Ian Holloway has called on the players to stick together after our hugely disappointing 3-0 loss to Ipswich last night.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC following the defeat, Holloway said the players cannot let our play off spot slip from our grasp at this late stage of the season.

'We started fine, I thought we looked fantastic and moved the ball around well, that was the best we've been for quite a while until the goal. They were nervous and edgy and within a couple of minutes it had all turned around.'

Holloway says the goals in 12 minutes before the break totally disrupted our rhythm and confidence and really there was no way back for us after that unfortunately.

'Talk about having the stuffing knocked out of us. I've said all along, we have to believe in ourselves when others don' and this group is still finding out about myself and themselves. It's going away from us and we've got to try and get it back. You have to be brave.'

Holloway says now is the time for Palace to dig in, and he believes the chance that Kevin Phillips missed is just indicative of the run we are in at the moment, but we have to keep showing the determination and effort in future games to get back on track.

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Eddy Eagle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 17 2013

Time: 5:32PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I am not going to be tempted with the old "Palace type" saying - "Here we go again"! The reality is - apart from Cardiff - Well done the Taffs - or blue or red birds? - no one team has maintained a dominant consistency. What the Palace players must now urgently recall - is not long ago other fans and teams were rating their performances skillfull and entertaining. That is the punchline - NOT LONG AGO!!! The skill and ability to entertain is still there - its just your memory playing tricks. Remember - and promotion WILL be yours!
cannonball
Report Abuse
17/04/2013 19:37:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Speroni Frustrated With Hull Loss (Sunday April 26 2015)

Pardew - Hull Decisions Cost Us (Sunday April 26 2015)

Stats: Crystal Palace v Hull City (Saturday April 25 2015)

Crystal Palace v Hull - Team Sheets (Saturday April 25 2015)

Bolasie Up For Monthly Award (Friday April 24 2015)

Speroni's Contract Done (Friday April 24 2015)

Pardew - We Owe The Fans Against Hull (Thursday April 23 2015)

Pardew - Krul Speculation Unwelcome (Thursday April 23 2015)

Archived Crystal Palace Articles

List All Vital Palace Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. noburberry 5

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Stoke 34 13 8 13 -3 47
10. Everton 34 11 11 12 1 44
11. West Ham 34 11 11 12 0 44
12. Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 -3 42
13. WBA 34 9 10 15 -14 37
14. Newcastle 34 9 8 17 -21 35
15. Aston Villa 34 8 8 18 -22 32

Breaking League News

Wenger: Gap Between Arsenal & Chelsea Is Shrinking
Arsenal : 27/04/2015 12:31:00
Bellerin - I Try To Help At Both Ends Of The Pitch
Arsenal : 27/04/2015 12:20:01
BFG Was Too Quick On The Draw
Arsenal : 27/04/2015 12:09:01
N'Doye - Now We Can Kick On
Hull City : 27/04/2015 12:03:01
Liverpool : 26/04/2015 22:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Hull MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Speroni 12%
Kelly 0%
Dann 0%
Delaney 0%
Souare 0%
Puncheon 11%
Jedinak 0%
McArthur 11%
Zaha 0%
Murray 0%
Bolasie 0%
Sub - Sanogo 11%
Sub - Lee Chung-yong 44%
Sub - Gayle 11%