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2011/12 Season Review Part 1

May 30 2012

Dougie Freedman

Dougie Freedman

In the first of two parts, we look back at Crystal Palace's 2011/12 campaign.

August

Crystal Palace throw away a lead to lose their opening match of the season 2-1 at Peterborough.

Dougie Freedman's side claim their first victory of the campaign with a 2-0 win at home to Burnley.

Palace score two last minute goals to earn a well-deserved 2-1 victory over Coventry City.

The Eagles snap up Mexican striker Antonio Pedroza, with the club awaiting international clearance.

Defender Anthony Gardner re-joins Palace on a one-year deal.

Palace secure their first away win since October with a 1-0 success at Hull City.

The Eagles ease through to the second round of the Carling Cup after a 2-0 win at home to Crawley.

Glenn Murray leaps off the bench to rescue a point for Crystal Palace in a 1-1 draw at home to Blackpool.

Manchester City defender Ryan McGivern joins Bristol City on loan after his stint at Crystal Palace ends.

Crystal Palace utility player Alassane N'Diaye leaves the club.

September

Crystal Palace lose a thrilling game 3-2 away to Leeds United.

The Eagles put Premier League Wigan out of the Carling Cup with a 2-1 win at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace suffer their first home defeat of the season with a 1-0 loss against 10-man Middlesbrough.

Dougie Freedman's men secure their spot in the Carling Cup fourth round after a 2-1 home win against Middlesbrough.

Palace are boosted by the news that young guns Sean Scannell and Jon Williams have signed new contracts.

Crystal Palace crash to a 1-0 loss at Doncaster Rovers.

Palace score three goals in the last ten minutes to secure a 3-1 win over rivals Brighton.

October

Crystal Palace lead twice but have to make do with a 2-2 draw at home to West Ham.

Wonderkid Jon Williams is called up to the full Wales squad for the first time.

Young keeper Wes Foderingham signs for Swindon on loan until January.

Crystal Palace move to within touching distance of the play-off places with a 2-0 win at Watford.

Palace register their best start to a league season in six years with a 1-0 win at home to Bristol City.

The Eagles cruise into third place in the Championship after a 1-0 win at Ipswich.

Crystal Palace secure a spot in the Carling Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win at home to Southampton.

Dougie Freedman's troops keep their unbeaten record going with a goalless draw at home to Reading.

November

Palace extend their unbeaten run to eight matches after playing out a 0-0 draw at home to Portsmouth.

Midfielder David Wright signs a one year extension to his contract.

Defender Nathaniel Clyne wins the npower Championship Player of the Month award.

Crystal Palace's unbeaten run comes to an end as they lose 2-0 to Cardiff City.

Andy Dorman agrees to sign on loan for Bristol Rovers until January.

Palace confirm that Norwich striker Chris Martin has signed on loan until January.

Midfielder Jon Williams suffers a broken leg while playing for Wales U21s.

Crystal Palace are on the end of a 3-0 defeat to Leicester City, making it four games in a row without scoring.

Dougie Freedman secures the loan signing of Dekel Keinan from Cardiff City, until January.

Goalkeeper Lewis Price signs a one year extension to his contract.

Crystal Palace's goal drought continues as they play out a 0-0 draw with South London rivals Millwall.

Goals from Darren Ambrose and Glenn Murray put Crystal Palace through to the Carling Cup semi-finals at the expense of Manchester United with a 2-1 extra-time win.

December

An own goal by Paddy McCarthy costs Crystal Palace two points in a 1-1 draw at home to Derby.

Two goals from Barnsley's Ricardo Vaz Te condemn Crystal Palace to a 2-1 loss and their seventh league defeat of the season.

Glenn Murray scores the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace beat Nottingham Forest 1-0.

Dougie Freedman calls for Nathaniel Clyne to extend his contract with the Eagles.

Chairman Steve Parish announces on Holmesdale Radio that Wilfried Zaha has signed a new deal with the club.

Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi scores the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace beat Birmingham 1-0.

Palace were well beaten by Championship leaders Southampton 2-0 at St Mary's Stadium.

Crystal Palace win South London bragging rights after a 1-0 win at Millwall.

Season Review Part 2

2011/12 Results

2011/12 Match reports

2011/12 Squad stats

2011/12 Progress chart

Final Championship table

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