Football: Jordan: I'm Not Quitting; PALACE CHIEF IS NO SPENT FORCE: PALACE V LIVERPOOL Sky Sports2, Today, KO 4pm
Byline: Andy DUNN
SIMON Jordan will NOT quit Crystal Palace despite losing a fortune on the Nationwide League club.
The Selhurst Park chairman has ploughed an astonishing pounds 28MILLION into Palace during his three-year reign.
And his financial advisers have told him to get out of football if he wants to preserve the massive wealth he has accumulated through the mobile phone business.
But he dismissed suggestions that he is ready to pull the plug.
Jordan said: "It's absolute garbage to say that I am thinking of leaving.
"Do you think I have spent pounds 28m just to walk away?
"My aim when I bought the club was to take it into the Premiership and that is what I still aim to do.
"Playing Liverpool is just giving me a taste of where I want this club to be."
Meanwhile, Gerard Houllier will send his players into battle today, believing the trauma of the past few weeks has revealed more about his players than he ever suspected.
Liverpool arrive at Selhurst Park knowing back-to-back wins over Southampton and Sheffield United have finally nailed a damaging crisis that's ended their Premiership dream.
But Houllier's men are still alive in both Cup competitions, having reached the Worthington final in March - and the Kop chief knows his men are through their darkest hour.
"You always learn a lot more about your players when you're going through a crisis. …