Crystal Palace fans in the Football Transfer Tavern were fearing the worst prior to Sam Allardyce’s arrival, that the Championship may make a worrying return to Selhurst Park.
Following the successful victories against Arsenal and Liverpool, supporters were expecting an easy run-in towards the final Premier League games of the campaign but recent form have buffered any hopes of that.
Three consecutive defeats for the Eagles means it is still mathematically possible for club to endure relegation, but they do face fellow strugglers Hull City next weekend which may be able to bring an easing environment around Selhurst Park.
Our Palace-mad bar man is confident that the three points are in the bag for the visit of the Tigers and it could be worth implementing some of the club’s rising talent into the first-team.
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