Holloway: Palace have chance

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway insists his side still have a great chance of promotion from the Championship this season.

Last Updated: 02/05/13 at 12:19 Post Comment

Ian Holloway: Still eyeing promotion

Ian Holloway: Still eyeing promotion

The Eagles, who looked on course for a top-two finish earlier this season, are without a win in their last nine matches and still not guaranteed a play-off place.

They need a point against Peterborough on Saturday to be sure of a top-six finish and Holloway feels they will get it if his players perform as well as they did in Tuesday's goalless draw at Millwall.

"We've still got a fantastic chance," he said.

"We need one more point if results go against us and with a performance like Millwall I can see us getting it.

"We have got to get in there and then we will be hard to beat.

"I don't think we are anything like we were a couple of weeks ago when things were just going totally wrong. Let's hope we can give our fans something to cheer about with a shot at the play-offs."

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