Patrick Vieira


The Football News Show: Patrick Vieira must control emotions, says Everton fan Mark Mosey

Police and the Football Association are investigating following an altercation between Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira and a supporter after Everton's 3-2 Premier League win at Goodison Park. Mark Mosey from The Blue Room podcast tells The Football News Show that while fans should not provoke others, Vieira should have controlled his emotions better in the situation.

Police probe after Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira altercation with fan

LIVERPOOL, England — Police opened an investigation Friday after Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira was involved in an altercation with a fan during the latest in a series of pitch invasions that have marred the end of the English soccer season. The Football Association is also looking into the incident in which Vieira kicked out at an Everton supporter who was taunting him on the field at Goodison Park after Everton’s 3-2 victory on Thursday. Similar incidents took place earlier this week in lower divisions. “We are working with Everton FC to gather all available CCTV footage and are speaking to witnesses,”...

Police investigate altercation between Patrick Vieira and Everton fan

An altercation between Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira and an Everton fan after a pitch invasion is being investigated by police. Footage appeared to show the football manager aim a kick at a supporter after he was approached on the pitch at Goodison Park on Thursday following the Toffees’ 3-2 win which secured their Premier League status.

(Watch) Fan video emerges of Patrick Vieira kicking Everton fan

Fan footage has emerged of the incident which saw Patrick Vieira kick an Everton fan. Vieira’s Crystal Palace blew a two-goal lead at Goodison Park on Thursday night, losing 3-2. For Palace, the result itself was no real disaster, with a mid-table finish inevitable, but for Everton, the comeback...

Wilfried Zaha must manage reactions better, admits Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira admitted Wilfried Zaha is a “target” but has to “manage the situation” better following the 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.The contest saw Zaha react in animated fashion to some challenges made on him, including briefly squaring up to John McGinn and protesting to referee Chris Kavanagh.The Ivory Coast forward was taunted by Villa fans and at one point in the second half cupped his ears to the crowd.When asked in his post-match press conference about Zaha’s behaviour, Vieira said: “This is part of Wilfried and his character, his personality.“This is a strength, (and) weakness at...

Patrick Vieira challenges Wilfried Zaha to reach 20-goal mark next season

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has challenged Wilfried Zaha to hit the 20-goal mark next season and urged the attacker to continue his “legacy” at Selhurst Park.The Ivory Coast international has found the net on 14 occasions this campaign with 13 of them in the Premier League.Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-min are the only players in the top flight to score more than 20 league goals this season but Vieira believes his talisman, who will be 30 in November, is more than capable of reaching that standard.“Yes, I don’t have any doubt about that. When you are looking at the...

Patrick Vieira wants Crystal Palace to aim for more than Premier League survival

Patrick Vieira believes Crystal Palace should now have loftier ambitions than avoiding relegation and has challenged his squad to finish above Sunday’s opponents Aston Villa.The Eagles have enjoyed a fine debut campaign under the former Arsenal captain but back at the start of the season they were among the favourites to go down given it was a summer where veteran boss Roy Hodgson moved on and several experienced personnel left.It has been far from a transitional period though with Vieira leading Palace to Wembley last month and they could set new club records in the Premier League with six points...