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Palace starlet explans Wolves snub
Published : 18 Feb 2010 11:24:00Rss feed
Palace's administrators accepted a bid for the 18-year-old right-back, but instead of following fellow Eagles youth stars Victor Moses and John Bostock to the top flight, Clyne opted to continue playing first-team football in south London. "I decided to stay at Crystal Palace. No-one else, it was just me. I am old enough now to make my own decisions and my family just told me to do what I wanted to do," he said. "It is my career and I have to do what I want, that way you cannot blame someone if it doesn't work out. "I know the only way I am going to become a top player is to be playing games week in, week out. "I could have gone to Wolves and there would have been added benefits for me doing that but I didn't think I would play and at my age I can't be sitting on the bench all of the time, I need to be playing."