Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Championship

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Championship

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C PALACE v BLACKPOOL Tomorrow, 3pm, Selhurst Park Neil Warnock demanded Palace be less enjoyable to play against after their poor start to the season. Well they've managed that: only trouble is, they're not too enjoyable to watch, either. The goalless draw with Sheffield Wednesday meant Palace have conceded none and scored two in their last three games. Come on, Neil, where are the four-goal home defeats to no-marks like Scunthorpe or laughable, jobendangering ghost goals? The kids need entertainment, dammit, and an Ian Holloway press conference at Selhurst tomorrow will only stretch so far.

VERDICT: POINT FOR PALACE

SWANSEA v QPR Tomorrow, 3pm, Liberty Stadium Fair play to Adel Taarabt. Previously most famous for having at least one too many vowels in his name, the on-loan Spurs midfielder is bringing a touch of Premier League class to QPR. His display against Barnsley last week ticked all the boxes. Dogged refusal to pass to better-positioned team-mates? …

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