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Wednesday 23 October 2013

Holloway parts company with Crystal Palace

Manager leaves the promoted club second from bottom in the Barclays Premier League

Ian Holloway led Crystal Palace to promotion to the Barclays Premier League last season

Crystal Palace have announced that manager Ian Holloway has left the club by mutual consent.

Holloway and chairman Steve Parish both agreed he would leave the club after a 4-1 loss to Fulham left the Eagles second from bottom in the Barclays Premier League.

The former Blackpool manager was in charge at Palace for 11 months. Holloway led the club to promotion to the Premier League last season after winning the Championship play-off final against Watford.

Palace have won one of their eight league matches so far this season and play Arsenal next at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Key Points

  • Manager Ian Holloway leaves Crystal Palace by mutual consent
  • Holloway had been in charge for 11 months
  • He led Palace to promotion to the Barclays Premier League last season