Crystal Palace missing six for Swansea clash

09:45 20 September 2013

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace's Kagisho Dikgacoi (obscured) is issued a red card by referee Jon Moss. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

PA Wire

Crystal Palace will be without the suspended Kagisho Dikgacoi for their Barclays Premier League clash with Swansea on Sunday.

The midfielder was sent off in last weekend’s 2-0 defeat at Manchester United and the Eagles have decided against launching an appeal but manager Ian Holloway has welcomed Jerome Thomas back to training following an ankle injury, with Yannick Bolasie also nearing a return from his hamstring problem.

Jonny Williams and Jack Hunt (both ankle) and Joel Ward (calf) will miss out with captain Paddy McCarthy (groin) and striker Glenn Murray (knee) also absent.

Provisional squad: Speroni, Alexander, Delaney, Parr, Moxey, Gabbidon, Mariappa, O’Keefe, Jedinak, Campana, Guedioura, Bannan, Kebe, Thomas, Grandin, Puncheon, Chamakh, Gayle, Phillips, Jerome.

Related articles

Live Blog Transfer Window Live July 25

 

Latest Stories

7 minutes ago
The woman told officers she was raped after a man approached her from behind in Charnwood Road in Uxbridge this morning (Picture: Google StreetView)

A woman was raped by as she walked througha quiet residential street in Uxbridge in the early hours of this morning, say police.

Read more
30 minutes ago
This touching letter was written in 1914 from an RAF ground crew member just before he went to war [Photo courtesy of RAF Museum]

As the nation remembers the centenary of the First World War, we wanted to share this heartbreaking letter sent by Air Mechanic Raymond Keith Barlow to his ‘mam’ back home just before he leaves for the war. He reassures her that the war will soon be over and asks her to give some money to a relative – but he never made it home.

Read more
From September 16, you will no longer have to rely on this piece of blue plastic to get you places [Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA]

Finally! From September 16, you will be able to use your contactless bank card to pay for journeys on the Tube, the DLR, the Overground and London trams, instead of your Oyster card.

Read more

Quizzes

Guess the manager quiz. Here's a hint, it's not these four.

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more
World Cup countries quiz

It's about time you refreshed your brains about the countries competing in Brazil.

Read more
Which London club play their home games at this stadium...? (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground buff? Test your stadium knowledge with this brilliant quiz.

Read more

Crystal Palace Transfer

10:26
Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

Read more
Didier Drogba
07:21
Iker Casillas. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

It is set to be another busy day transfer-wise and so we have compiled all of this morning’s news from around the web to get us underway.

Read more
Sam Allardyce
Yesterday, 17:30
PSG forward Edinson Cavani  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Another busy day of transfer news is out of the way and we have plenty of stories for you to get your teeth into.

Read more
Tony Fernandes
Yesterday, 14:11
Man United winger Wilfried Zaha (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha wants to impress new boss Louis van Gaal and isn’t thinking about leaving Old Trafford.

Read more
Louis van Gaal