12 Facts About Crystal Palace FC

1. Crystal Palace FC holds the record for most League appearances, making 571.

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2. Crystal Palace FC incorporated the club into his role as Tony in Abigail's Party.

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3. Crystal Palace FC had taken over as manager in 2007, replacing Peter Taylor who had a brief spell as manager.

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4. Crystal Palace FC was taunted by Palace fan Matthew Simmons, and retaliated with a flying kick.

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5. Crystal Palace FC have been FA Cup finalists twice, in 1990 and 2016, losing to Manchester United on both occasions.

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6. Crystal Palace FC have had several periods in the top flight of English football.

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7. Crystal Palace FC have reached the semi-finals of the League Cup four times, most recently in 2012.

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8. Crystal Palace FC stayed in the top flight from 1969 until 1973, but then experienced great disappointment.

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9. Crystal Palace FC achieved distinction in 1962 when they played the great Real Madrid team of that era in a friendly match.

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10. Crystal Palace FC finished fourteenth—just below the cut—and found itself in the basement of English football.

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11. Crystal Palace FC moved to the purpose-built stadium Selhurst Park in 1924, which is the ground the club still plays at today.

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12. Crystal Palace FC remained in the Southern League up until 1914, their one highlight the 1907 shock First Round victory over Newcastle United in the FA Cup.

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