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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Academy unveiling

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Crystal Palace officially unveiled their brand-new Academy project on Thursday.

And, as to be expected, a number of supporters were quick to react to footage shared by the Eagles on social media.

Palace spent £20m on redeveloping the club’s Academy base, with former youth player and England boss Gareth Southgate officially declaring the site open.

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Along with Southgate, manager Patrick Vieira and former bosses Roy Hodgson, Alan Pardew and Ian Holloway were also in attendance.

More than 220 players will benefit from the facilities, which includes six full-size pitches, an outdoor 3G pitch, a show pitch with a 500-seater stand and a full-size covered indoor 3G training pitch.

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Palace fans react

Palace posted a video on their official Twitter page, with a drone flying through the building to give supporters a detailed look at the facilities.

This is what these Palace fans had to say in reply, with many impressed and one labelling it as ‘incredible’.

“Wow. This is MY Palace, this is OUR Palace. What a place to go and live, work and play”

Credit: @JustMattWatts

“Yh this is nuts”

Credit: @palacealfie

“Looks incredible”

Credit: @palacedann

“My god, as if we have this. Amazing!!”

Credit: @CpfcWill

“This is absolutely unreal, can’t believe this is palace now. On a different note but will this mean no more Soho offices?”

Credit: @TalkCPFC

“Wow just wow”

Credit: @L4MZ1

“We are massive”

Credit: @machutuck

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