Palace to make 29 staff redundant

28 May 2010 05:31
Beleaguered Championship club Crystal Palace are to make 29 staff redundant.News of the job cuts comes just eight days after administrator Brendan Guilfoyle said a fans' consortium was close to a takeover at Selhurst Park. [LNB]The club has been in administration since January and narrowly avoided the drop after they were docked 10 points. [LNB]The group, CPFC 2010, is made up of local businessmen and was named as the administrators' preferred bidders at the end of March. [LNB]The Eagles endured a torrid season after their points deduction saw them change from play-off hopefuls to relegation candidates, and manager Neil Warnock then left for London rivals Queens Park Rangers. [LNB]They survived relegation on the final day of the season after a 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday saw their South Yorkshire counterparts end the season in the drop zone instead.

Source: BBC_Sport