Crystal Palace F.C.

association football club in Selhurst, England

Crystal Palace Football Club (Crystal Palace) is an English football club. It is based in South Norwood in the London Borough of Croydon. The club was founded in 1905. The home stadium of the club is Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace F.C.
Full nameCrystal Palace Football Club
Founded10 September 1905
GroundSelhurst Park, London
ChairmanSteve Parish
ManagerPatrick Vieira
LeaguePremier League
2018/19Premier League, 12th of 20

Crystal Palace has played in the Premier League since 2013. They were runners-up in the FA Cup in 1990 and 2016.


First-team squadEdit

As of 22 January 2020[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   England Joel Ward
3 DF   Netherlands Patrick van Aanholt
4 MF   Serbia Luka Milivojević (captain)
5 DF   England James Tomkins
6 DF   England Scott Dann
7 MF   Germany Max Meyer
8 MF   Senegal Cheikhou Kouyaté
9 FW   Ghana Jordan Ayew
10 FW   England Andros Townsend
11 FW   Ivory Coast Wilfried Zaha
12 DF   France Mamadou Sakho
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 GK   Wales Wayne Hennessey
15 DF   Ghana Jeffrey Schlupp
17 FW   Belgium Christian Benteke
18 MF   Scotland James McArthur
19 GK   [[|Ireland]] Stephen Henderson
22 MF   [[|Ireland]] James McCarthy
24 DF   England Gary Cahill
31 GK   Spain Vicente Guaita
34 DF   England Martin Kelly
40 MF   England Brandon Pierrick
44 DF   Netherlands Jaïro Riedewald

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
21 FW   England Connor Wickham (at Sheffield Wednesday until the end of the 2019–20 season)
35 DF   England Sam Woods (at Hamilton Academical until the end of the 2019–20 season)
38 MF   England Giovanni McGregor (at Dartford until the end of the 2019–20 season)
GK   England Joe Tupper (at Margate until the end of the 2019–20 season)
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   Poland Jarosław Jach (at Raków Częstochowa until 30 June 2020)
MF   Scotland Scott Banks (at Alloa Athletic until 30 June 2020)
FW   Norway Alexander Sørloth (at Trabzonspor until the end of the 2020–21 season)
GK   England Dion-Curtis Henry (at Hampton and Richmond Borough until the end of the 2019–20 season)
MF   Congo DR Jason Lokilo (at Doncaster Rovers until the end of the 2019–20 season)

League positionEdit

Season League Position
1920/21 Third Division 1st
1921/22 Second Division 14th
1922/23 Second Division 16th
1923/24 Second Division 15th
1924/25 Second Division 21st
1925/26 Third Division South 13th
1926/27 Third Division South 6th
1927/28 Third Division South 5th
1928/29 Third Division South 2nd
1929/30 Third Division South 9th
1930/31 Third Division South 2nd
1931/32 Third Division South 4th
1932/33 Third Division South 5th
1933/34 Third Division South 12th
1934/35 Third Division South 5th
1935/36 Third Division South 6th
1936/37 Third Division South 14th
1937/38 Third Division South 7th
1938/39 Third Division South 2nd
1939/40 Third Division South N/A
1946/47 Third Division South 18th
1947/48 Third Division South 13th
1948/49 Third Division South 22nd
1949/50 Third Division South 7th
1950/51 Third Division South 24th
1951/52 Third Division South 19th
1952/53 Third Division South 13th
1953/54 Third Division South 22nd
1954/55 Third Division South 20th
1955/56 Third Division South 23rd
1956/57 Third Division South 20th
1957/58 Third Division South 14th
1958/59 Fourth Division 7th
1959/60 Fourth Division 8th
1960/61 Fourth Division 2nd
1961/62 Third Division 15th
1962/63 Third Division 11th
1963/64 Third Division 2nd
1964/65 Second Division 7th
1965/66 Second Division 11th
1966/67 Second Division 7th
1967/68 Second Division 11th
1968/69 Second Division 2nd
1969/70 First Division 20th
1970/71 First Division 18th
1971/72 First Division 20th
1972/73 First Division 21st
1973/74 Second Division 20th
1974/75 Third Division 5th
1975/76 Third Division 5th
1976/77 Third Division 3rd
1977/78 Second Division 9th
1978/79 Second Division 1st
1979/80 First Division 13th
1980/81 First Division 22nd
1981/82 Second Division 15th
1982/83 Second Division 15th
1983/84 Second Division 18th
1984/85 Second Division 15th
1985/86 Second Division 5th
1986/87 Second Division 6th
1987/88 Second Division 6th
1988/89 Second Division 3rd
1989/90 First Division 15th
1990/91 First Division 3rd
1991/92 First Division 10th
1992/93 Premier League 20th
1993/94 First Division 1st
1994/95 Premier League 19th
1995/96 First Division 3rd
1996/97 First Division 6th
1997/98 Premier League 20th
1998/99 First Division 14th
1999/00 First Division 15th
2000/01 First Division 21st
2001/02 First Division 10th
2002/03 First Division 14th
2003/04 First Division 6th
2004/05 Premier League 18th
2005/06 League Championship 6th
2006/07 League Championship 12th
2007/08 League Championship 5th
2008/09 League Championship 15th
2009/10 League Championship 21st
2010/11 League Championship 20th
2011/12 League Championship 17th
2012/13 League Championship 5th
2013/14 Premier League 11th
2014/15 Premier League 10th
2015/16 Premier League 15th
2016/17 Premier League 14th
2017/18 Premier League 11th
2018/19 Premier League 12th


  1. "First-team 2019/20". Crystal Palace F.C. Retrieved 30 May 2020.