At The Palace And Deepdale

Footballers who have played league football for both PNE and Crystal Palace


843) Jon Macken
PNE 174 apps; 63 goals

Eagles 25 apps; 2 goals

PNE debut 09/08/1997 v Gillingham (A) Drawn 0-0

830) Bobby Mimms
PNE 27 apps; 0 goals

Eagles 1 app; 0 goals

PNE debut 07/08/1986 v Bristol City (A) Lost 1-2

921) Carlo Nash
PNE 82 apps; 0 goals

Eagles 21 apps; 0 goals

PNE debut 02/04/2005 v Gillingham (H) Drawn 1-1

781) Gavin Nebbeling
PNE 22 apps 4 goals

Eagles 151 apps; 8 goals

PNE debut 17/08/2003 v Burnley (H) Lost 1-2

372) Edward Owens
PNE 19 apps; 7 goals

Eagles 167 apps; 0 goals

PNE debut 15/09/1930 v Tottenham (A) Drawn 0-0

832) Darren Patterson
PNE 2 apps; 0 goals

Eagles 22 apps; 1 goal

PNE debut 12/10/1996 v Stockport (A) Lost 0-1

944) Franck Songo'o
PNE 6 apps; 0 goals

Eagles 9 apps; 0 goals

PNE debut 10/03/2007 v Hull (A) Lost 0-2

822) Paul Sparrow
PNE 20 apps; 0 goals

Eagles 1 app; 0 goals

PNE debut 09/03/1996 v Gillingham (A) Drawn 1-1

665) Paul Wilkins
PNE 6 apps 2 goals

Eagles 13 apps; 3 goals

PNE debut 25/08/1994 v Doncaster (H) Won 2-0

590) Gary Williams
PNE 112 apps; 2 goals

Eagles 10 apps; 0 goals

PNE debut 01/05/1972 v Swindon (H) Drawn 2-2


Gavin Mark Nebbeling was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on 15 May 1963.

In August 1981 Nebbeling joined Second Division Crystal Palace from the South African side Arcadia Shepherds. Nebbeling made his debut for Palace on his 19 birthday in the 2-1 home defeat against Newcastle.

Nebbelling scored his first goal for the club in the 1982/83 season when the made 28 league appearances. For the next two seasons Nebbeling made 16 appearances before going on loan to Fourth Division side Northampton in October 1985. Nebbeling made 11 appearances for the club before returning to Palace.

During the 1985/86 season saw Nebbeling make 14 league appearances as Palace finished fifth.

Palace finished sixth the following season with Nebelling making 23 appearances. The 1987/88 season saw the emergence of strikers Mark Bright and Ian Wright. Nebbeling also scored six goals in this season, including in the final match of the season against Manchester City although the position of sixth again was just not good enough to reach the play offs.

Nebbeling was limited to one goal in 14 appearances in the 1988/89 season as Palace got promoted to the First Division.

Although he didn't get the chance to pay for them in the top tier as he left the club in July 1989 to join Third Division Fulham. Nebbeling had made 151 league appearances for Palace scoring 8 goals.

Fulham struggled in his first two seasons for the club finishing just one point above the drop in 1989/90 and two points in 1990/91.

In December 1991 Nebbeling joined Fourth Division Hereford making three appearances in his loan spell.

After four years at Fulham, Nebbeling joined Preston in July 1993 after scoring two goals in 88 appearances for Fulham.

His debut for Preston was in the opening game of the season on 14 August 1993 in a 2-0 home defeat against Crewe.

Nebbelling scored in consecutive games in his third and fourth appearances for the club with home victories against Shrewsbury (6-1) and Bury (3-1) respectively. His final goal for the club was in a 3-2 win against Darlington on 6 November. Nebbelling missed a month of the season due to injury, before returning in the home draw against Chester on 27 December. Nebbeling 22 and final league appearance for PNE was in a 2-1 defeat at Rochdale on 5 February 1994 when he was replaced by Mickey Norbury.

In 1995 Nebbeling joined non-league side Kingstonian making 62 appearances and scoring four goals for the club. Nebbeling was
part of Billy Smith's Isthmian League winning side before calling it a day and retiring from the game.

On leaving football Nebbelling became a photocopier salesman.