Crystal Palace Football Club was formed on September 10, 1905 by the builders of the The Crystal Palace and initially played its home games at the cup final ground at The Crystal Palace. It is now based in South Norwood, playing games at Selhurst Park.
They are currently managed by former England Manager, Roy Hodgson.
Palace's highest league finish was third in the old first division, now Premiership, in 1990-91. They were seven minutes away from winning the FA Cup in 1990, before being denied by a late Manchester United goal. Their manager at the time was Palace legend Steve Coppell.
Crystal Palace's record appearance holder is Jim Cannon, who played 660 times from 1973 to 1988.
The club's record goalscorer is Peter Simpson, who scored 153 times between 1930 and 1936.