CPFC Round-Up: Niasse Ban, Regret Over Murray Exit & Dougie On Transfers

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The fall-out to Oumar Niasse’s epic tumble at Selhurst Park last weekend has continued to rumble on today, with the Everton man becoming the first Premier League player ever to be banned for “successfully deceiving a match official”. There is reaction to what was a precedent-setting decision from the FA, in which the question of quite what it does for us, as the club who were on the rough end of it all.

Elsewhere, we hear from Roy Hodgson over the need for Christian Benteke to shape-up in front of goal immediately after his comeback appearance against the Toffees and take a look into what happened during the Palace Trust’s AGM on Monday night, when both Dougie Freedman and Paddy McCarthy spoke to supporters at length.

Finally, there are quotes from chairman Steve Parish over his “massive regret” at letting former Palace hot-shot Glenn Murray leave the club for Bournemouth back in 2015. There is an ever-so-subtle dig at Alan Pardew thrown in there, which in the circumstances I can certainly sympathise with.

Enjoy.

QUOTES: ROY HODGSON DEMANDS BETTER FINISHING FROM BENTEKE

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is often painted as a gentle soul by our country’s press but the 70-year-old pulled no punches when asked about the performance of Christian Benteke on his return from injury.

EVERTON STRIKER FACING RETROSPECTIVE BAN FOLLOWING PALACE DIVE

Everton striker Oumar Niasse could well become the first player to be retrospectively banned for diving by the new FA panel, following the penalty he won at Selhurst Park last Saturday afternoon.

FREEDMAN FILLS FANS WITH CONFIDENCE FOR JANUARY TRANSFERS AT Q&A

Last night, Crystal Palace Sporting Director Dougie Freedman and U18s boss Paddy McCarthy took part in a fans Q&A session at Selhurst Park, with those who attended believed to have been extremely encouraged by what they heard.

EVERTON’S NIASSE BANNED FOR DIVING BUT WHAT GOOD DOES IT DO PALACE?

Everton’s Oumar Niasse has become the first Premier League player ever to receive a suspension for the ‘Successful Deception of a Match Official’ following the dive which brought the Toffees a penalty in the fifth minute of their clash with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park last Saturday.

STEVE PARISH “MASSIVELY REGRETS” LETTING BRIGHTON’S GLENN MURRAY LEAVE

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has admitted that he personally regrets the decision to sell former striker Glenn Murray ahead of the first ever Premier League meeting between the Eagles and Brighton & Hove Albion at The Amex Stadium next Tuesday night.

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1 Comment

  • Jimmy November 21, 2017 - 9:45 pm Reply

    Nice of SP to regret now than after a FFS Murray in reverse.
    We can all see it coming Steve.

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