Former Crystal Palace boss Iain Dowie believes his old club can stay up.
Dowie believes Palace manager Ian Holloway will avoid his past mistakes.
He told the London Evening Standard: â€œI am not one of the naysayers who think Palace have no chance at all in staying up. I think there are a number of clubs that finished near the bottom last year, as well as the other promoted clubs, that they can finish above.
â€œNo one will enjoy going to Selhurst Park this season, it is a tough ground to play at, as many Premier League sides found out during my time there. I still look back and take a lot of responsibility for not keeping the club in the division. I made a number of signings in the summer [11 in all] and I made too many changes to the team at the beginning, when I should have stuck with more of the players that got us there."
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