Loyal fans will be able to access all concerning Crystal Palace F.C. with apps for supporters on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Crystal Palace F.C. are an English Football league club based in South Norwood, London. The team plays its home matches at Selhurst Park, where they have been based since 1924. The club currently competes in the second tier of English Football, The Championship. Workers at The Crystal Palace formed Crystal Palace in 1905. The club reached the top division of English Football in 1969–70, and their first major final was in 1990. They were relegated from the top division in 1973 and once again in the following season. That left the club playing in the third tier of English football for the 1974–75 season, before being promoted back to the top level by 1979–80.
Crystal Palace’s most recent successful period began in 1988–89, when the club finished third in the Second Division and was promoted to the First Division. They reached the 1990 FA Cup Final only to lose the replay against Manchester United, and finished third in the First Division in 1990–91. Palace was a founding member of the FA Premier League (1992–93) but was relegated that season. Since then Palace has been relegated from and promoted to the FA Premier League on four separate occasions. Their most recent relegation from the top flight was in the 2004–05 season. Crystal Palace’s main rival is Brighton & Hove Albion, though they also share rivalries with fellow South London teams Millwall and Charlton Athletic. With Crystal Palace currently residing in the top half of the table we thought it would be a good idea to show fans some available apps.
Crystal Palace Total News by Bright Artificial Intelligence Ltd is the ideal application for fans to obtain all latest news and gossip for Crystal Palace Football Club. With a full results list fans can also view live scores of currently playing matches, the league table and visit the club chat area to discuss the team. Available for £0.69 through the iTunes App Store this application is a great way for fans to track everything going on at Crystal Palace.
Football League – Official Clubs’ App by the OTHER media Limited is not specifically a Crystal Palace application although it is designed to adapt to any team on their 2011/12 Football League Clubs’ team list. Luckily, Crystal Palace is one on the teams that is compatible. With this app, users can follow more than one team and get hold of official news, results, profiles, match highlights, video news, fixtures and tables from different leagues. For more information on this, head over to the App Store and download it absolutely free
Crystal Palace ‘+’ Fanchants & Football Songs by iAppMaker.com contains great professionally recorded and mastered chants. With real chants by real fans, the user can have chants set as a ringtone, alarm or to play out and annoy other fans. The chants include One Dougie Freedman, We Only Hate Brighton, Come On Palace, Eagles, Glad All Over, Ole Ole Eagles, Palace (clap), Red ‘n’ Blue Army, You Are My Palace and We Are Palace with many more. For £2.49 at the App Store, there is also a free version available with fewer chants to access.
Whether its scores and standings or current news reports and fun fan chants, using apps can be an ideal way to monitor your team and show your full support. How do you think Crystal Palace are going to do this season? Maybe they can get into that top four and achieve some much-needed success.