Could Pardew return to provide a safe pair of hands?
Crystal Palace have become the first team in the top flight to go five games without a goal. Under miracle worker Roy Hodgson they went down 0-1 at home to Southampton. It's just possible that both the Addicks and the Glaziers could be in the Championship next season.
Torrential rain soaked some Palace supporters during the match.
Some jokers have suggested that Hodgson's own future may be in doubt: Hodgson sacked