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Sam Allardyce quits as Crystal Palace manager after just 5 month in job

Sam Allardyce quits as Crystal Palace manager after just 5 month in job

Allardyce, 62, kept south London side Palace in the top flight after replacing the sacked Alan Pardew in December, when the club was in 17th place just one point above the relegation zone. He had signed a 2-1/2 year contract.

EPL Saturday Report: Manchester City boost top four bid, Hull in danger

EPL Saturday Report: Manchester City boost top four bid, Hull in danger

Pep Guardiola`s side also moved four points clear of fifth placed Manchester United as the battle to finish in the top four heats up.

Premier League: Gabriel Jesus returns for match against Crystal Palace to fire Manchester City's top-four push

Premier League: Gabriel Jesus returns for match against Crystal Palace to fire Manchester City's top-four push

City are just one point clear of fifth-place Manchester United, who visit out-of-form Arsenal on Sunday, and manager Pep Guardiola knows there is little room for error with only four league matches to play.

Premier League: Chelsea up against Southampton; Spurs face tough challenge against Crystal Palace

Premier League: Chelsea up against Southampton; Spurs face tough challenge against Crystal Palace

Hazard, who came off the bench to score a superb goal for Chelsea on Saturday, said the FA Cup win could be just the boost they needed after a galling defeat in the league against Manchester United the week before.

Fans pour fresh scorn on Arsene Wenger, Arsenal after humiliating 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace

Fans pour fresh scorn on Arsene Wenger, Arsenal after humiliating 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace

"They bottle it, they`re cowards, they duck out of challenges," was the scathing verdict of former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports.

Premier League: Wretched Arsenal hit new low after 3-0 defeat against Crystal Palace

Premier League: Wretched Arsenal hit new low after 3-0 defeat against Crystal Palace

Arsenal, beaten at Palace for the first time since 1979, were shambolic and their underachieving stars were barracked with chants of "you`re not fit to wear the shirt" in the closing stages of their heaviest league defeat this season.

EPL Saturday report: Chelsea stunned by Crystal Palace at home, Spurs continue winning run

EPL Saturday report: Chelsea stunned by Crystal Palace at home, Spurs continue winning run

Second-place Tottenham Hotspur took advantage by winning 2-0 at Burnley to trim Chelsea`s lead to seven points.

Premier League clubs make a whooping $50 million profit from January transfer Window

Premier League clubs make a whooping $50 million profit from January transfer Window

It said total gross spending by Premier League clubs for the 2016/17 season is now almost at £1.4 billion, beating the last season record of £1 billion.

Premier League: Olivier Giroud wonder goal keeps Arsenal's title charge alive, Spurs enter top 4

Premier League: Olivier Giroud wonder goal keeps Arsenal's title charge alive, Spurs enter top 4

Giroud netted with a breathtaking improvised strike reminiscent of Henrikh Mkhitaryan's recent goal for Manchester United.

Sam Allardyce appointed Crystal Palace manager as Alan Pardew's successor

Sam Allardyce appointed Crystal Palace manager as Alan Pardew's successor

After one win in their last 11 league matches, Palace are seeking more solidity from a specialist in relegation firefighting.

Roy Hodgson feels Wayne Rooney still has role to play for England

Roy Hodgson feels Wayne Rooney still has role to play for England

The 31-year-old captain made a public apology after he was photographed socialising and looking worse for wear at the England team hotel last month.

Premier League 2016-17: Zlatan Ibrahimovic helps Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-1

Premier League 2016-17: Zlatan Ibrahimovic helps Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-1

United deserved their win, though, with Juan Mata having an effort wrongly ruled out for offside and they extended their unbeaten league run against Palace to 15 games to remain sixth in the table. 

West Brom boss Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace GBP 3.7m after ‘deceiving tribunal’

West Brom boss Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace GBP 3.7m after ‘deceiving tribunal’

Pulis oversaw the Eagles` successful bid to avoid relegation but did not stay with Palace until August 31.

Premier League Results: Everton up to third in the table despite being held by Palace 1-1

Premier League Results: Everton up to third in the table despite being held by Palace 1-1

Benteke headed the equaliser for Palace five minutes into the second half after Lukaku opened the scoring in the 36th minute.

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Report: Watford add to Jose Mourinho's United woes, Tottenham go third

EPL Gameweek 5, Sunday Report: Watford add to Jose Mourinho's United woes, Tottenham go third

It is the first time Mourinho has lost three straight games within the same season since he was at Porto in 2002.

Injured Aaron Ramsey not in Chris Coleman's Wales squad

Injured Aaron Ramsey not in Chris Coleman's Wales squad

"When you`ve got a player as good as Aaron, take him out of any team and you are going to know about it," Coleman told a press conference.

Crystal Palace pay record fee for striker Christian Benteke

Crystal Palace pay record fee for striker Christian Benteke

"I`m very happy to commit my future to Crystal Palace and I`m looking forward to meeting the manager, the players and the staff," Benteke told Palace`s official website.

Mohammad Hafeez's still out with knee injury

Mohammad Hafeez's still out with knee injury

Senior Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez could miss the Test series in England in July-August as the condition of his nagging knee injury has not improved due to lack of proper treatment, according to sources.

Louis van Gaal delivers! Manchester United beat Crystal Palace in ET to lift record equaling 12th FA Cup title

Louis van Gaal delivers! Manchester United beat Crystal Palace in ET to lift record equaling 12th FA Cup title

Under-fire Louis van Gaal got an Old Trafford life-line after helping Manchester United to a record equaling 12th FA Cup title in extra time against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

FA Cup final: Shades of 1990 for Louis van Gaal as Manchester United face Crystal Palace again - PREVIEW

FA Cup final: Shades of 1990 for Louis van Gaal as Manchester United face Crystal Palace again - PREVIEW

Van Gaal, who took charge in May 2014 and guided United to fourth in his first season, is under similar pressure after his side finished fifth in the Premier League and dropped out of the Champions League in the group stages.