Keith Millen didn't get long did he? The perennial Palace assistant was installed as caretaker boss for the fourth time on Thursday and told to prepare his team for the Boxing Day trip to Watford.
But just 24 hours Sam Allardyce is in the hot seat and Keith is back on the bench.
It will be a massive first game for Big Sam, with the Eagles one place above the drop and desperate for points. A trip to Vicarage Road is a winnable game and Allardyce will be looking to get his reign off to a winning start.
We spoke to our pal Mike Parkin from Watford podcast From The Rookery End to see what Big Sam can expect from the Hornets.
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