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FAQ about Crystal Palace
Where is Crystal Palace’s stadium located?
Crystal Palace’s home stadium is Selhurst Park which is situated in the London Borough of Croydon. Its address is Holmesdale Road and the postcode is SE25 6PU. Crystal Palace first played at Selhurst Park when it was opened in 1924, and the first game here was against Sheffield Wednesday.
Have Crystal Palace ever won a Cup?
The only major domestic knockout trophy that Crystal Palace have won is the Full Members Cup. This success came at the end of the 1990/91 season, and it saw Palace beat Everton 4-1 in the final. Ian Wright scored twice, while other goals came from Geoff Thomas and John Salako.
Why are Crystal Palace called The Eagles?
The nickname ‘The Eagles’ has only been attached to Crystal Palace since 1973. The manager at the time was the charismatic Malcolm Allison and he adopted the nickname from the Portuguese side Benfica. They were one of the most successful European sides at the time.
What are Crystal Palace fans called?
Crystal Palace fans are often referred to as ‘Nigel’s. It’s said that the term was originally coined by Millwall fans who saw Palace as a boring middle class club. The name ‘Nigel’ was a derogatory term initially, but Palace fans saw this as a compliment and they adopted it.
Who are Crystal Palace’s biggest rivals?
Crystal Palace’s biggest rivals are Brighton and Hove Albion FC (M23 derby). Geographically, the teams are not very close, but the rivalry seems to stem from a heated FA Cup tie between the clubs in 1977. Since that date, Palace and Brighton have formed a bitter relationship between themselves.
Facts about Crystal Palace
- FA Cup Final: Crystal Palace reached the FA Cup final in 1990. The team faced Manchester United in a thrilling match that ended in a 3-3 draw. However, Crystal Palace lost the replay 1-0.
- Team Colours: Crystal Palace’s traditional colors are red and blue. The team’s home kit typically features vertical stripes of these colors.
Latest Palace Questions – Updated December, 2023
- Crystal Palace finished the 1990/91 Premier League season in third place. How many points were they behind winners Arsenal?
- Crystal Palace signed Christian Benteke in 2016 from Liverpool. Which country did he represent?
- Eberechi Eze moved to Crystal Palace in the 2020/21 season. Aside from being English, what other nationality does he have?
- From which club did Crystal Palace sign Gareth Southgate?
- From which club did Crystal Palace sign Ian Wright?
- From which club did Crystal Palace sign Neville Southall?
- In the 2020-21 season, Wilfried Zaha was Crystal Palace’s top goal scorer. Which national side did he represent?
- In what year was Crystal Palace founded?
- Jim Cannon holds the club’s all-time appearance record. How many games did he play for Crystal Palace?
- Mark Bright scored Palace’s first Premier League goal. Which opponent was it against?
- What is Crystal Palace’s nickname?
- What is the highest league position by Crystal Palace?
- What is the name of Crystal Palace stadium?
- What kind of eagle is on the Crystal Palace crest?
- What league position did Palace finish in the 2020-21 PL season’?
- What league position did Crystal Palace finish in the 2020-21 PL season?
- What was the name of the Crystal Palace official live mascot between 2010-2020?
- Which Crystal Palace player has the most caps?
- Which Crystal Palace player has the most international caps?
- Who has made the most appearances for Crystal Palace?
- Who is the biggest rival of Palace?
- Who is the longest-serving manager in Crystal Palace history?
- Who played the most matches for Crystal Palace?
- In which season did Crystal Palace famously defeat Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final?
- What year did Steve Parish become the chairman of Crystal Palace?
- How many points did Crystal Palace accumulate during their first Premier League campaign in the 1992-1993 season?
- Which Premier League club did Crystal Palace sell academy product Aaron Wan-Bissaka to in 2019?
- What is the name of the Crystal Palace youth academy team that competes in the Professional Development League?
- How much did the Main Stand expansion increase the capacity of Selhurst Park by?
- Which British rock band recorded the song “Glad All Over,” which became Crystal Palace’s anthem?
- Who scored the most goals for Crystal Palace?
- Who was the top goal scorer for Crystal Palace in the ‘2016-17 Premier League season’?
- Who wasn’t ever the manager of Crystal Palace?