Cleared by a disciplinary panel of performing a Nazi salute, a Premier League soccer player was still criticized for his lack of knowledge about fascism and Adolf Hitler.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey will not face disciplinary action after appearing to perform a Nazi salute in a photograph posted online by a German teammate in...
LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has charged Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey with improper conduct after he appeared to perform a Nazi salute in a photograph posted online by German teammate Max Meyer.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to maintain its push for the Premier League title.
Juergen Klopp's side went seven points clear of Manchester City ahead of the champions playing Huddersfield on Sunday.
Andros Townsend had given Palace a surprise lead in the first half but, after Salah leveled a minute into the second half, Roberto Firmino put Liverpool in front in the 53rd minute.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has denied making a Nazi salute in a photograph posted online by teammate Max Meyer, saying he was waving with one hand and using the other over his mouth as he shouted.
Hennessey was near the back of the table during a team dinner in an image posted Saturday by German midfielder Meyer on an Instagram story, which disappears after 24 hours.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace showed it can cope without Wilfried Zaha, the club's most influential player, when the London team edged Leicester 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
The Ivory Coast forward was sidelined through suspension but captain Luka Milivojevic produced an outstanding first-half finish to lift his side to 15th place in the standings and clear of the bottom three.
LONDON (AP) — Felipe Anderson scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season, and Javier Hernandez had a goal and an assist, as West Ham produced a stunning second-half performance to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 in the Premier League on Saturday.
Robert Snodgrass also scored for midtable West Ham, which won a third consecutive league game for the first time in two years and has lost only one of its last seven EPL games.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace still hasn't scored at home in the Premier League this season after losing 1-0 on Saturday to Wolverhampton.
Promoted Wolves continued its impressive start to move to 15 points — with four wins and three draws — after eight rounds. Palace has seven points.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace's reliance on Wilfried Zaha was exposed again as Southampton exploited his absence to earn its first win in the English Premier League 2-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
It will soon be two years since Palace last won without its finest player, as goals from Danny Ings and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg demonstrated how vital it was that it again recently persuaded Zaha to sign a new contract.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Mexico opened its World Cup preparations with a 0-0 draw against Wales at the Rose Bowl on Monday night, but El Tri showed it has plenty more to offer in Russia than the score might indicate.
Playing the first of three tuneup matches before its Group F opener against defending champion Germany on June 17 in Moscow, a rampant Mexican attack could not find a way to beat Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey.
However, Mexico was just as adept in keeping the Dragons under wraps.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea prepared for its Champions League trip to Barcelona by beating Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday to close the gap on the English Premier League top four to two points.
Palace defender Martin Kelly had an inadvertent hand in both goals. Willian's opener in the 25th minute took a deflection off Kelly. Then an attempt to clear Davide Zappacosta's shot in the 32nd hit goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and came off Kelly again before going over the line.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane atoned for two surprising misses by heading in a late winner as Tottenham beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to stay firmly in the hunt for Champions League qualification.
The England striker got on the end of Christian Eriksen's deep corner to nod over Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey and into the net in the 88th minute, just when it looked like the injury-depleted hosts would hold on for an unlikely point.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace became the first club in Premier League history to lose its opening five games without scoring as Roy Hodgson's first match in charge ended in a 1-0 defeat against Southampton on Saturday.
Steven Davis's early strike ensured it was an unhappy return to club management for Hodgson, who replaced Frank de Boer after the Dutchman was fired just 77 days into his tenure.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Frank de Boer's position as Crystal Palace manager looked in more jeopardy on Sunday after his team lost 1-0 at Burnley for a fourth straight defeat to open the Premier League season.
The goal that could hasten the departure of De Boer was shambolic from Palace's point of view, with Lee Chung-yong's back-pass from the halfway line pounced on by Chris Wood in the third minute.
LONDON (AP) — Premier League leader Chelsea lost for the first time in nearly three months as relegation-threatened Crystal Palace won 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to keep up its resurgence under Sam Allardyce.
Wilfried Zaha sparked Palace's comeback after Cesc Fabregas' fifth-minute opener for Chelsea, with the winger equalizing in the 9th and setting up Christian Benteke for the winning goal barely a minute later.
LONDON (AP) — Olivier Giroud scored an exquisite goal from an overhead back-heeled strike as Arsenal beat struggling Crystal Palace 2-0 on Sunday to rise to third in the English Premier League.
"I have maximum luck," Giroud said of his "scorpion" kick. "It's just about luck."
Such a moment of exceptional quality could help Giroud convince manager Arsene Wenger to play him more.
"(Giroud) brings the unexpected and we all come to football to get the unexpected," Wenger said.