LONDON (AP) — Belgium striker Christian Benteke is heading into the European Championship with a new contract at Crystal Palace.
Benteke signed a two-year extension at the south London club on Thursday, a reward for his strong finish to last season when he scored in each of his last four Premier League games and finished with 10 goals overall.
LONDON (AP) — Gabriel Martinelli and Nicolas Pepe scored in second-half stoppage time to give Arsenal a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Wednesday, keeping alive the team’s outside chances of qualifying for European competition next season.
Roy Hodgson, the Premier League’s oldest manager at 73, is leaving his role at Crystal Palace at the end of the season after four years at the club.
Hodgson did not disclose what the next step in his career would be, but said Tuesday he is ready to stop being a “full-time manager.”
LONDON (AP) — Tyrick Mitchell’s first goal for Crystal Palace helped his team edge out Aston Villa 3-2 at Selhurst Park in the Premier League on Sunday.
Roy Hodgson’s team trailed twice, through goals by John McGinn and Anwar El Ghazi for Villa, but a spirited second-half rally saw the hosts recover.