CRYSTAL PALACE 

("The Eagles")

Year formed1905
Turned professional1905 
Limited company 1905
GroundSelhurst Park, South Norwood, London SE25 6PU

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 74 yards (101 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity25,456
Record attendance at present ground51,482 v Burnley, Division Two, 11th May 1979 (won 2-0)
League career

Southern League Division Two: 1905 - 1906

Southern League Division One: 1906 - 1920

Western League: 1907 - 1909

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Two: 1921 - 1925

Division Three (South): 1925 - 1958

Division Four: 1958 - 1961

Division Three: 1961 - 1964

Division Two: 1964 - 1969

Division One: 1969 - 1973

Division Two: 1973 - 1974

Division Three: 1974 - 1977

Division Two: 1977 - 1979

Division One: 1979 - 1981

Division Two: 1981 - 1989

Division One/Premiership: 1989 - 1993

Division One: 1993 - 1994

Premiership: 1994 - 1995

Division One: 1995 - 1997

Premiership: 1997 - 1998

Division One: 1998 - 2004

Premiership: 2004 - 2005

Championship: 2005 - 2013

Premier League: 2013 - .

First Football League match28th August 1920 v Merthyr Town, Division Three, lost 1-2 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - LeagueDivision Two/One Champions: 1978-79, 1993-94

Division Two runners-up: 1968-69

Division Three Champions: 1920-21

Division Three runners-up: 1963-64

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1928-29, 1930-31, 1938-39

Division Four runners-up: 1960-61

Southern League Division One runners-up: 1913-14

Southern League Division Two champions: 1905-06

Second World War Division South 'D' champions: 1939-40

Second World War South Division champions: 1940-41

Second World War Third Division (South) South region champions: 1945-46

Domestic - CupFA Cup runners-up: 1989-90, 2015-16

Zenith Data Systems Cup winners: 1990-91

FA Youth Cup winners: 1976-77, 1977-78

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1991-92, 1996-97

Best League position3rd, Division One, 1990-91
Lowest League position8th, Division Four, 1959-60
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupSemi-final, 1992-93, 1994-95, 2000-01
  
Most League points  
2 for a win64, Division Four, 1960-61
3 for a win90, Division One, 1993-94
Fewest League points 
2 for a win19, Division One, 1980-81
3 for a win33, Premiership, 1997-98, 2004-05
Most League goals scored110, Division Four, 1960-61
Most League goals conceded86, Division Three (South), 1953-54
Fewest League goals scored

33, Premier League, 2013-14

33, Division Three (South), 1950-51

Fewest League goals conceded24, Division Two, 1978-79
Most wins in a League season29, Division Four, 1960-61
Fewest wins in a League season6, Division One, 1969-70, 1980-81
Most draws in a League season19, Division Two, 1978-79
Fewest draws in a League season3, Division Three (South), 1925-26
Most losses in a League season29, Division One, 1980-81
Fewest losses in a League season4, Division Two, 1978-79
Record League win9-0 v Barrow, Division Four, 10th October 1959
Record Cup win8-0 v Southend United, Rumbelows Cup 2nd round 1st leg, 25th September 1989 
Record defeat0-9 v Burnley, FA Cup 2nd round, 10th February 1909

0-9 v Liverpool, Division One, 12th September 1990

  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season46, Peter Simpson, Division Three (South), 1930-31
in total153, Peter Simpson, 1930-36
  
Most League goals in one match6, Peter Simpson v Exeter City, Division Three (South), 4th October 1930 
Most League appearances 571, Jim Cannon, 1973-88
Most capped player23, Aleksandrs Kolinko for Latvia, 2000-03
Youngest League playerJohn Bostock, 15 years 287 days v Watford, 29th October 2007 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£25,000,000 for Yannick Bolasie to Everton, August 2016
Highest Transfer Fee Paid

£27,000,000 for Christian Benteke from Liverpool, August 2016