Report: Crystal Palace to name Malky Mackay new manager

Tuesday August 19th, 2014

Crystal Palace will name Malky Mackay its new manager as soon as Tuesday afternoon, The Guardian's Dominic Fifield reports.

Tony Pulis resigned as manager last week, days before Crystal Palace kicked off the Premier League season. Keith Millen coached the team during its 2-1 loss against Arsenal on Saturday.

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Palace interviewed Mackay on Sunday and Monday. Fifield reports the team is expected to announce him as manager today and hold a press conference on Wednesday.

Mackay was sacked as Cardiff City manager in December. He worked with Crystal Palace sporting director Iain Moody during his time at Cardiff.

The Guardian reports other candidates included former Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood and former Fulham manager Martin Jol.

- Paul Palladino

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