On this day in 2017: Frank De Boer appointed Crystal Palace manager

Burnley v Crystal Palace – Premier League – Turf Moor
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Frank De Boer was announced as the new Crystal Palace manager on this day in 2017.

The former Ajax defender was a high-profile appointment, replacing Sam Allardyce on a three-year deal, but he was sacked 10 weeks later when Palace lost their first four league matches of the season without scoring a single goal.

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