Crystal Palace’s Yohan Cabaye celebrates scoring his side’s first goal from a penalty as tghey beat Watford at Vicarage Road. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA

Watford 0 Crystal Palace 1 (Cabaye, 70’) A match high on intensity and industry but low on calm and quality, between one of the Premier League’s most (...)

 Ryan Giggs  looks on with Coach Phil Neville (L) prior to the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Manchester United and Bayer Leverkusen at Old Trafford. Photograph:   Clive Brunskill/Bongarts/Getty Images

Ryan Giggs is trying to keep his birthday a secret in order to avoid the dressing-room banter that will inevitably accompany reaching the big 40.The (...)

Nicolas Anelka may return for West Bormwich Albion this weekend after ‘compassionate leave’. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
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Cardiff (11) v Everton (14) Cardiff will be without their £7.5million Danish striker Andreas Cornelius due to an ankle injury sustained against Accrin(...)

Crystal Palace’s Marouane Chamakh (R) challenges Tottenham Hotspur’s Etienne Capoue. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Andre Villas-Boas wanted to shout it from the rooftops but instead he made do with mumbled understatement. “Today, we celebrate our first official pen(...)

Kevin Phillips scores the winning goal for Crystal Palace from the penalty spot during extra-time in the     Championship play-off final against Watford at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:   Joe Giddens/PA

Crystal Palace 1 Watford 0 (after extra-time): Crystal Palace are back in the Premier League and it is just a shame for them they cannot take Wilfried(...)