- Address: Whitehorse Lane, London
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 25,000
- Opened: 30 August 1924
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Crystal Palace (football)
Extra stadium info – Selhurst Park
The stadium, which is among the largest sports venues by capacity in London, was designed by the Scottish stadium architect Archibald Leitch. It opened with only one stand. The stadium named Selhurst Park was one of the venues for the Games of the Olympiad in 1948. The stadium’s record attendance of 51,000 was set in 1979, when Crystal Palace Football Club defeated Burnley Football Club 2-0.
Crystal Palace Football Club
Crystal Palace FC, also known as The Eagles or The Glaziers, use the stadium named Selhurst Park for home games. The football club was founded in 1905. In 1961, they broke the record attendance for an English fourth-level football match, when 37,000 people showed up for their home game against Millwall FC. In 1990, CPFC played their first-ever FA Cup final. Manchester United Football Club won the final. In 2016, Crystal Palace lost their second FA Cup final. Manchester United won the game, which took place in the city of London, in front of 88,000 spectators.