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Jason Puncheon | Midfielder | #42

Team: Crystal Palace
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 157

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Crystal Palace will have to wait on the status of midfielder Jason Puncheon for the club's match against Liverpool on Saturday.
The midfielder has impressed this season in the No. 10 role, but missed the loss to Leicester City last week due to a calf injury sustained against West Ham two weeks ago. But while manager Alan Pardew said Puncheon is doubtful, defender Scott Dann looks set for a recall after recovering fully from a hamstring injury: "The only slight doubt this week is Punch from our regular squad but Scott Dann is back in the fold so he will be available for selection. It’s good to have our captain available and I am tempted to put him back in as he is our captain but that is a tough decision." Oct 28 - 5:49 AM

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Alan Pardew says Jason Puncheon missed the defeat at Leicester because of injury.

Speaking after the match, the Eagles boss revealed Puncheon had failed to recover from the calf strain he had suffered against West Ham in game week eight. There was no mention during the build-up to Saturday and the full extent of the problem remains a mystery. His absence handed Yohan Cabaye a recall and the France international appears to be finding his feet again after a slow start post-Euro 2016. Palace were also without captain Scott Dann who had been passed fit after recovering from the hamstring problem which has kept him out of the last four fixtures. Pardew confirmed the 29-year-old would travel with the group although he was likely to be named on the bench due to a lack of match fitness and the form of James Tomkins and Damien Delaney.
Oct 24 - 8:55 AM

The wicked streak of 2016 is dead: Crystal Palace won its first game of the year in a 1-0 victory against Norwich City at Selhurst Park.

The infamous streak had reached 14 Premier League games after last week's 2-2 draw with West Ham, a Premier League streak that dated back to December 19. But Jason Puncheon's 68th-minute goal ended all of that ahead of a huge month for the club with a relegation fight and an FA Cup semifinal match against Watford at Wembley. The midfielder, who recently returned from injury, took a pass from Joel Ward outside of the box, cut in onto his left and struck a dipping shot into the far corner of the net for his first Premier League goal of the season. The win brings the Eagles 10 points clear of the final relegation spot with Sunderland two games behind.
Source: NBC Sports
Apr 9 - 12:11 PM

Crystal Palace have been dealt a massive injury blow with the news that Jason Puncheon and James McArthur "will be missing for a long period," according to manager Alan Pardew.

The midfield pair each sustained the injuries in the 2-1 loss to Bournemouth on Tuesday with the news coming during one of the club's worst losing streaks in recent memory (which currently sits at five straight Premier league matches). Puncheon is expected to miss the next month and possibly more after suffering a hamstring injury while McArthur could be out longer after straining ankle ligaments. Pardew said Jordon Mutch and Lee Chung-Yong are set to fill in along with Mile Jedinak, but none of the trio are reliable fantasy options outside of a week-by-week lineup format like DraftKings.
Feb 4 - 10:30 AM

Jason Puncheon missed the club's 5-1 loss to Manchester City in the League Cup on Wednesday due to an illness and has been listed as doubtful for the weekend match against Manchester United.

The veteran has struggled this season to replicate his late-season form from last year among a competitive group of midfielders. Jordon Mutch filled in for Puncheon on Wednesday, but Bakary Sako and Wilfried Zaha both starting with Yannick Bolasie on the other wing appears to be a more viable option if Puncheon cannot recover in time for the weekend.
Source: Sky Sports
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 10:23:00 AM

Crystal Palace lose again to Arsenal, but no-one is panicking at Selhurst Park…

Palace have lost their last six matches against Arsenal, the last three by a 2-1 margin. But there is no need for panic at the Palace. Connor Wickham led the attack after Glenn Murray’s start at Norwich on the opening day, with Patrick Bamford on the bench – which leaves question marks as to Pardew’s preferred line-up. But he seems settled on Wilfried Zaha and Jason Puncheon as his attacking midfield options. Neither have been spectacular points scorers (nine and seven so far) but their performances suggest they are worth persisting with. Puncheon’s set piece delivery is a dangerous weapon, going close to producing a late equalizer on a couple of occasions on Sunday. Joel Ward was the man, of course. He won’t score many this season – and none better – but is a solid and cheap choice going forward and defensively.
Source: bbc.co.uk
Mon, Aug 17, 2015 03:33:00 PM

It was supposed to be a celebration of Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career but Crystal Palace spoiled the Anfied party with a 1-3 win.

Well, that was not very nice. Alan Pardew has brought an effective attacking philosophy to Crystal Palace and it was on display again, despite the emotional atmosphere at Anfield, as he rang in five changes to his XI. Jason Puncheon brought the game level just before half with a wicked free kick. Then on the hour mark, newly inserted Wilfried Zaha scored from a Yannick Bolasie cross. Finally, a Lucas foul on Zaha in the area gave a penalty chance to Glenn Murray. His initial shot was saved but he quickly followed up the loose ball to end affairs. The season will end for Palace at home next week against Swansea.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, May 16, 2015 02:49:00 PM

Jason Puncheon, scorer of free kick goals in each of the past two weeks, has signed a four year extension that will keep him at Selhurst Park through his age 32 season.

Jason Puncheon has done extremely well under Tony Pulis and Alan Pardew at Selhurst Park but less so under Neil Warnock. After the player nearly left in January over a falling out with Warnock things have turned around entirely as he has committed his future to the club. Alan Pardew's next priority is to keep Yannick Bolasie as the powerful winger has drawn significant attention with his late-season displays.
Source: espnfc.com
Sat, May 16, 2015 01:30:00 PM

Jason Puncheon scored a deflected free kick to draw Crystal Palace even temporarily but gave up a late Marouane Fellaini header and dropped a 2-1 decision to Manchester United on Saturday.

After streaking to safety quickly upon Alan Pardew's arrival, Crystal Palace have left supporters wondering how strong they are heading into next season. The loss to United was their fourth on the trot and sees them in danger of falling behind West Brom and former manager Tony Pulis on the season. 13th place isn't a bad result given where they were before Pardew arrived but it is disappointing given their form after his arrival.
Source: espnfc.com
Sat, May 9, 2015 02:28:00 PM

Crystal Palace became the latest club to suffer at the hands of Chelsea, as the Eagles could not punch their way through a tough defense and lose 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Considering a win for Chelsea would crown them champions while Palace had little motivation to achieve a positive result, they still carried themselves well and played tight with the title winners. On the half hour mark, Jason Puncheon took a shot that John Terry was able to block, though questions will remain as to whether he knowingly committed handball. Regardless, Terry played like a true captain today, throwing himself in front of many a ball and protecting his keeper. Palace remain 12th in the table with a finish no higher than 11th looking likely.
Source: NBC Sports
Sun, May 3, 2015 10:52:00 AM

Jason Puncheon's set piece goal put Palace up 2-0 and they held on to win 2-1 in Week 31 action.

City absolutely dominated possession at Selhurst Park but came away with yet another disappointing result in London. Glenn Murray scored his fifth in five matches to open the scoring. Puncheon opened the second half with a fantastic free kick to double the lead. Yaya Toure pulled one back and forced a great save from Speroni in the late going but Palace held up for all three points.
Source: espnfc
Mon, Apr 6, 2015 05:01:00 PM

Jason Puncheon is almost certain to miss out in GW30 after the Crystal Palace midfielder suffered a hamstring injury during Saturdays’ win over Queens Park Rangers.

Alan Pardew labelled Puncheon his "most influential player" since arriving from Newcastle and although the news will be disappointing Palace can be thankful the injury is nothing more serious than heavy bruising after the player crumpled in a heap seemingly unchallenged. His absence could open the door for Dwight Gayle who dropped to the bench following the return of Glenn Murray from suspension last weekend. However Wilfried Zaha is expected to be fit after the winger collided with the goalpost having opened the scoring at Selhurst Park – despite continuing in obvious discomfort for more than 30 minutes the injury is only thought to be impact [hip] and after a few days of rest he will return to training ahead of the trip to the Britannia.
Source: Clubcall
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 06:09:00 PM

Jason Puncheon fired Crystal Palace to a 2-1 win over Tottenham in an incredible come from behind win.

Spurs took the lead through Harry Kane early in the second half but Dwight Gayle and Jason Puncheon had other plans. Gayle fired home a questionable penalty in the 69th minute and Jason Puncheon fired home a fantastic strike in the 80th minute. Wilfried Zaha was a big inspiration to Palace as he created the second goal and was overall a threat the entire time after coming off the bench. Zaha could earn a starting spot next week.
Source: Sky Sports
Sat, Jan 10, 2015 02:29:00 PM

After a stretch that spans all the way back to Week 29, Crystal Palace allowed the opposition to score at Selhurst Park as they were broken down by a determined Manchester City side in a 0-2 loss

Coming into this one, Palace were as good as a defensive unit as there was in the Premier League, but today the Pulis System could not do the business against the SKy Blues, who had all the motivation to dominate after seeing Liverpool had lost earlier in the day. The Eagles attack was virtually non-existent as Jason Puncheon could not maintain his scoring form, registering just a shot on target for his efforts. Palace are still in great shape as a club under Tony Pulis, but they may be off limits as source for fantasy prospects for the remainder of the season as they will have title contenders Liverpool and relegation battlers Fulham left on their schedule.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 01:24:00 PM

Jason Puncheon continued his stellar run of form, scoring the opening the goal and assisting the eventual game-winner, as Crystal Palace win their fourth straight in a 2-3 upset over Everton.

Palace opened the scoring thanks to a fine run and cross from Yannick Bolasie which eventually was controlled by Marouane Chamakh, who teed up Puncheon for the tap in. Early in the second half, the Eagles would go up two on a header from Scott Dann resulting from a Bolasie corner. Everton would mount a comeback but Palace's third goal would prove to seal the points as Puncheon would find Cameron Jerome who moved the ball to his right and created the space to shoot and beat Tim Howard. Today's result was a shining example of the job Tony Pulis has done since arriving to Selhurst Park, and his name surely belongs in the conversation for manager of the season. At one time, they were floundering in the relegation zone. A few months later, they are a formidable side.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 04:59:00 PM