TONY Pulis has attributed his Premier League Manager of the Year award to everyone at Crystal Palace following a successful season under his guidance. The former Stoke City boss has masterminded a complete turnaround in the Eagles' fortunes since his arrival on November 25 and guided the club to a fantastic 11th place finish on 45 points. And Pulis says the recognition he received on Tuesday night in London will only help Palace become "a more high profile club again" as he looks to take them up another level. "It's not just about me, it's about everyone at Palace," Pulis exclusively told the Advertiser. "If you look at what Steve Parish has done as the chairman and the three directors, if you go down the staff we inherited, they have been fantastic. "And then the players, they're the ones who win or lose you games. It isn't just about me. My name is on the trophy but it's about everyone at the football club. "That also includes the wonderful supporters who have been truly amazing really. "It's a great honour to win the award, especially the Barclays Premier League award. That usually goes to the person who has won the league. "I was delighted and for the recognition everybody at the club gets. It makes the club a more high profile football club again and that's what we're trying to do. "As a representative of Crystal Palace Football Club, for what everyone has achieved there, and it was – last season was a remarkable success story in lots of respects. "There were loads of people there on the night. "Usually I'm away, I like to get away as soon as the season finishes so I miss the event. "But there were lots of managers there. I sat on a table with Walter Smith, David Moyes and Ally McCoist – there were football people everywhere. It was a great football night."For the full interview with Pulis, do not miss today's Croydon Advertiser.
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