Having made 12 moves, Andros Townsend aims to lay down roots in south London

Despite growing up in east London, Andros Townsend’s journey to SE25 has been a long and winding one. The Eagles will be the 12th club of his professional career but he is hoping that after putting pen to paper on a five-year contract last month he’ll be able to call Selhurst Park home for the foreseeable future.

Gunner, Galactico and goalscorer: Emmanuel Adebayor on his career so far

There’s very little that’s certain in football, but one thing that can’t be argued is that Emmanuel Adebayor knows how to hit the back of the net. Having registered on his Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur debuts, the Togolese hitman could become the first player in Premier League history to score on his fourth in a row if he gets his Eagles career off to a flyer, and cap one of the most impressive comeback stories of them all.

200 games up, Zaha states: “You’re going to get an even better Wilf in future!”

These are 10 words that will strike fear into Premier League defences and get Palace fans even more excited for 2016. On 200 occasions they've gasped and cheered at the local boy done good’s displays in red and blue, and on the occasion of his double century of Eagles games his promise that there’s even more to come can only raise excitement levels in SE25 for what the next 12 months may bring.

From Paris to Palace: Bakary Sako’s steady climb to the Premier League

Bakary Sako’s journey to make his dreams become reality is one of football’s less documented tales, but an intriguing one all the same. Starting out in deepest, darkest France, he has played for big name clubs alongside big name players, but a steady climb through the divisions on both sides of the English Channel has finally seen his ambition achieved with the Eagles.

Martin Kelly eyes further European nights with high-flying Eagles

When Wilfried Zaha, Yannick Bolasie and co are in full flight, Martin Kelly has one of the best views in football. Sat behind the explosive, exciting wingers is a man who is happy to unceremoniously tidy up and give them the ball so he can watch them do their thing, and with two clean sheets in a row and the Eagles flying high in the table, the plan seems to be working to perfection.

After years of expectation, Connor Wickham is ready to prove his potential at Palace

Having seemingly been around for years, it’s easy to forget that Connor Wickham is just 22-years-old. He made his professional debut before taking his GCSEs, but a promising start at Ipswich Town gave way to setbacks at Sunderland. Now at Palace, he’s hoping that he can get back on track and fulfil the considerable promise that could yet see him become one of the league’s most lethal goalscorers.

Palace coup Cabaye aims to be the coup de grâce that sends the Eagles into the top 10

Yohan Cabaye’s much heralded arrival last month sent out a strong signal of intent to the rest of the Premier League that the Eagles will be a force to be reckoned with in 2015/16, and his goal at Norwich City last weekend gave him the perfect start. With our club record signing already hitting his stride, just sit back and enjoy watching the midfield artist create the first of many masterpieces on the green canvas that is Selhurst Park this season.

Having waved goodbye, Julian Speroni is relishing an unexpected second chance

Last time Liverpool were in town, Julian Speroni thought it was his last performance for an adoring Selhurst audience with the curtain seemingly falling on his 10 year Palace tale. But thankfully a new deal penned in the summer has prolonged his stay, and ensured a testimonial at the end of the season for which there will be standing room only as a club legend takes a deserved bow.

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