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Crystal Palace: Fans react to U23’s poor form

Crystal Palace: Fans react to U23’s poor form - Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace under-23’s played in a fixture against Watford on Friday and lost 3-0. Journalist Matt Woosnam highlighted that this was not a freak result by tweeting out the statistic that the youth team have only won 2 out of their last 21 fixtures (Twitter). This left many fans worried about the future at Selhurst Park.

The squad is currently managed by former Palace player Shaun Derry, who took over after Richard Shaw left the club (Crystal Palace). Derry is managing promising young players like Tyrik Mitchell and Brandon Pierrick, who were involved in the match. Pierrick featured once in the Premier League this season against Norwich (Transfermarkt) and was pivotal in the build-up to the Eagles equaliser.

With the senior Crystal Palace team currently having the 2nd oldest team in the league whilst spending little money in the last four transfer windows, fans are looking more and more to the youth team in the hope that a player will come through as Aaron Wan Bissaka did two seasons ago (101greatgoals).

Here are what fans had to say on the youth team:

Crystal Palace fans, is the poor performances of the youth academy worrying for the Eagles future? Comment below!

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