Back in the Day: January 7th - Julian Speroni becomes the number one appearing Palace goalkeeper of all-time

Back in the Day

Saturday 7th January 1922

Everton 0-6 Crystal Palace

FA Cup 1st Round – Att: 41,000

Manager: Edmund Goodman

Division Two Crystal Palace upset Division One strugglers Everton with a staggering 6-0 win at Goodison Park. John Whibley (4), Bertie Menlove (22, 68), Alan Wood (69) and Jack Connor (67, 85) scored the goals on the day, with the three goals scored in two second-half minutes doing all of the damage.

Saturday 7th January 1984

Crystal Palace 1-0 Leicester City

FA Cup 3rd Round – Att: 11,497

Manager: Alan Mullery

Billy Gilbert scored the only goal of the game 9 minutes from time to give Palace a first win in 7 matches.

Saturday 7th January 2006

Crystal Palace 4-1 Northampton Town

FA Cup 3rd Round – Att: 10,391

Manager: Iain Dowie

Michael Hughes gave Palace the lead after just 4 minutes with a thumping free kick, and at this point, a thrashing looked likely. Josh Low levelled just 8 minutes later, however, and some FA Cup magic threatened.

Unfortunately for the Cobblers, Jobi McAnuff score 8 minutes before the break and two second half penalties, Andy Johnson (53) and Dougie Freedman (88), comfortable saw the Eagles through.

Saturday 7th January 2017

Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Crystal Palace

FA Cup 3rd Round - Att: 11,683

Manager: Sam Allardyce

Championship Bolton forced a Selhurst Park replay after a bore draw at the Macron Stadium. Julian Speroni appeared for Palace and in doing so became the Club's all-time appearance holder for a goalkeeper, moving on to 389. The Argentine stopper kept his 108th clean sheet for the Eagles, moving to within three shutouts of Nigel Martyn's record.

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