Back in the Day: February 13th - Crystal Palace into ZDS Area Final

Back in the Day

Saturday 13th February 1965

Crystal Palace 1-0 Leyton Orient

League Division Two – Att: 16,948

Manager: Dick Graham

Charlie Woods (below) scored the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace consolidated 5th position in the league.

Tuesday 13th February 1990

Crystal Palace 1-0 Swindon Town

Full Members’ Cup Area Semi Final – Att: 6,027

Manager: Steve Coppell

Andy Gray (13) scored the only goal of the game, scoring past the future Palace stopper Fraser Digby, to see Palace through to a Southern Area Final against Chelsea.

The Eagles would have to wait another year for Full Members’ Cup glory, however, as Chelsea would win the two-legged final 4-0 on aggregate.

Saturday 13th February 1999

Crystal Palace 1-1 Crewe Alexandra

League Division One – Att: 14,823

Manager: Steve Coppell

17 years ago to the day and the last time that Palace played on February 13th. Crewe were bottom of the league and useless, but Palace manager from 18 years earlier Dario Gradi was able to inspire a battling draw for Alexandra.

Clinton Morrison (6) gave Palace an early lead but Dave Walton (63) nodded home the equaliser in the second half.

All Results

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