Ian Holloway made headlines when he was last in the Premier League, with Blackpool.
The good start that he enjoyed with the Tangerines is not being repeated with Palace so far this season. They currently sit in 19th place in the league, with just one win all season.
Holloway's squad just does not appear strong enough to cope with the quality that exists in English football's top flight.
They, like Sunderland, seem to be doomed to return to the Championship.