18 Aug 2013

Playing Catch Up

It has taken a while but things are really starting to move now for Palace but in truth, it had to happen now that the new Premier League season is starting. As a team that comes up through the play offs you are always playing catch up. So it has

17 Aug 2013

Fantasy Football League Preview

Here we have it, the 100 teams taking part in our debut fantasy league. It has been a fantastic take up so thank you all for taking part. Gameweek 1 of the Fantasy Premier League (http://fantasy.premierleague.com) starts on 17th August so you have to make sure that your team is

15 Aug 2013

Season Preview

Season Preview Everyone is doing it so why should we be any different, so here we go with our view of how the Premier League table will look come May 2014. It is looking like being the closest competition at both ends of the table for many a year. Chelsea

14 Aug 2013

Transfer Policy

Since winning the play off in May reports in many quarters of the media have suggested that as a newly promoted team to the Premier League we will have to bring in a brand new squad.   In response to that, I would firstly add that was the approach QPR

13 Aug 2013

Balloons Galore

In the build-up to the play off final at Wembley earlier this year we encouraged fans to paint the national stadium red and blue as we have done on past appearances at the iconic venue. This started some great interaction with the good people at Signature Balloons (@Sig_Balloons) that are based

11 Aug 2013

Lazio Conquer Selhurst

There was a bizarre atmosphere ahead of the game with Lazio. Even the walk to Selhurst from Norwood Junction there was hardly anyone around. Even to the point that I considered checking the ticket for the date. It was with some relief that I turned the corner into the Holmesdale

10 Aug 2013

From Rome With Love

The one and only friendly to be held at Selhurst this pre-season is taking place this afternoon with Italian giants Lazio the visitors. The game gives many fans the first glimpse of the Palace team and Selhurst that has seen 20% to 30% improvements over the summer. Most of which

08 Aug 2013

Sell-hurst Park

Football these days is a monster. It’s a business but not a model that companies should follow. It is in its own world and in the upper echelons of the sport it all about money, money and much more money. The influx of oil barons and multi millionaires to the

08 Aug 2013

Grass Roots Football – Sutton United

As we look forward to a campaign in the Premier League and all the excitement that comes with it there will be several occasions where Palace will not be playing on a Saturday. To fill this potential void we have decided to adopt a local non-league club to follow and

07 Aug 2013

Dulwich Delight

A great turnout for the short trip to Champion Hill where Palace took on Dulwich Hamlet in the latest game of the pre-season campaign. With only one defeat to the visitors name the game started in similar fashion. And it wasn not long before Palace took the lead. A quick