31 May 2016

Living The Dream, Then We Wake Up

A long, long time ago back in the early ‘noughties’, I went to my first Palace game. It was rubbish. A boring 1-1 draw against Wigan Athletic is credited as being the reason behind my support of Crystal Palace. It was a Danny Granville goal that sealed the draw, and

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30 May 2016

Unpredictable But We Would Not Have It Any Other Way

The initial view was not to write just another piece about the recent feeling of total despair. That has proved very tough indeed, tougher perhaps that the week after was to deal with and face up to. Life clearly goes on, or so they say, and even though I would

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29 May 2016

Dreams Dashed But Spirit Remains Unbroken

We have seen it all this year. From the sublime to the not so sublime. Dreams have been made. Dreams have been broken. After all has been said and done, us football fans would not have it any other way. Leicester City have paved the way for teams like us

28 May 2016

Rollercoaster Cliche Perfectly Epitomises Emotion Ridden Season

A football club’s season is full of many highs and lows. A couple of injuries and key players’ loss of form can send a club tumbling down the table, while a new signing or an astute managerial change can turn a predicament around. Supporting a football club is often described

27 May 2016

The Dundee Highs And Dundee Lows Of 2015/16

Welcome to my final article of the season where I review the highs and lows for the Dee. LOWS Finishing Eighth As much as there was no danger of being dragged into a play off or relegation battle, finishing eighth was a disappointment when you look at the players we have in the team. Most

27 May 2016

Respectable National League Finish For The Ravens

Our last update on Bromley was at the beginning of April as the Ravens embarked on the final four games of their Vanarama National League season. The day after our last Grass Roots article, the club announced former Gillingham midfielder Neil Smith as their new manager who signed a two

26 May 2016

Despair Turns To Overwhelming Sense Of Pride

Us Palace fans have been seeking some kind of therapy since the events of Saturday evening and none more so than Simon Connolly who makes his very welcome debut on TEB. The Monday after the Saturday before was as if the Sunday did not happen. The day of rest was spent

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25 May 2016

Review Of A Breathtaking Premier League Season

What an absolutely breath-taking season that was. Not even the most glass half full optimistic Leicester City fan could have predicted what was to come for their club during 2015/16, let alone anyone else. Congratulations to the Foxes on upsetting the apple cart to a level that nobody could seriously

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25 May 2016

Fantasy Season Review

So, here we are. The end of the season. How quick did that go? I am signing off with my fantasy review and I have left out the three relegated teams as they have had enough to deal with. Without further ado, it is time for me to thank you

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24 May 2016

An Alternative FA Cup Final Diary

As the dust settled on an ultimately disappointing outcome at Wembley on Saturday, this is how my day unfolded. 08:00 The sunlight peered through the crack in the blinds and woke me from my slumber. It takes me eight or nine seconds to come to terms with my surroundings, before then