Alan Pardew sacked: Who is in contention to replace him at Crystal Palace?

Pardew has been sacked by the south London club, who lie just one place and one point above the Premier League’s relegation zone

Mark Critchley@mjcritchley
Thursday 22 December 2016 16:26

Alan Pardew has been dismissed as manager of Crystal Palace, with the club lying one place and one point above the Premier League’s relegation zone.

The 55-year-old replaced Neil Warnock at Selhurst Park during the 2014/15 season and steered the embattled club away from the relegation places.

Pardew’s side have, however, endured a miserable 2016, picking up just 26 league points throughout the year.

In a statement on the club’s official website, Pardew said: “I would just like to take the opportunity to thank everybody at Crystal Palace for their fantastic support. In particular a big thanks to the players who gave me absolutely everything and Steve Parish and his Board.

“Personally I have a lot of good feelings for this football Club and am sad that my time there has ended.

“I feel that I have a special bond with the club and hope that hasn't been affected, I wish everybody associated with the Club the best of luck in the future including of course the fans who have been magnificent.”

Take a look through the gallery above to see who is in contention to replace Pardew in the Selhurst Park dugout.

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