06 Mar 2013

05/03/13 League Hull City (h) 4-2 win

 Picture courtesy of @CPFC_Alex The second of three big games that we previous pinpointed as being pivotal to our chances of automatic promotion was eagerly anticipated. The team news was in and it was a first start for Kevin Phillips and KG at right back, both of which had

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04 Mar 2013

01/03/13 League Derby County (a) 1-0 win

Picture courtesy of @CPFC_Alex The start of a massive three games for Palace was a Friday night clash with Derby. Most expected this to be a live game for Sky but it did not turn out to be the case. But more importantly we were looking for our first league

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25 Feb 2013

23/02/13 League Sheffield Wednesday (a) 1-0 loss

The scene of the crime Some would call it fate, others karma. But if we’d thought long and hard about the fixture at the weekend then we would have realised that however hard we tried, a loss was already on the cards. Losing to Leroy Lita’s late winner was perhaps

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21 Feb 2013

19/02/13 League Bristol City (h) 2-1 win

Night games at Selhurst are usually good atmospheres After the convincing win over Boro in the weekend game, expectations were high ahead of kick off and the large crowd for a midweek game proved such. Palace started slowly against a struggling Bristol City who have been a thorn in our

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17 Feb 2013

16/02/13 League Middlesbrough 4-1 win

The biggest question ahead of the game today was what Palace team would be seen. Many fans were licking their lips at seeing possibly more of the same from the second half against Watford. The team news was that the Jedi was back in starting line up to partner KG

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15 Feb 2013

My Blood Runs Red & Blue

We here at The Eagles Beak always welcome contributions to the blog from fans. Here with have another devoted Palace fan Colin Gray with his views and thoughts …  The CPFC Family Day is always well attended For me, like many other people, football is a family affair. Crystal Palace

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12 Feb 2013

A Team Of Two Halves

We here at The Eagles Beak welcome and positively encourage contributions to the blog from fans. Here with have Palace fan Tim Warren with his views and thoughts … The fantastic Palace faithful I wasn’t really sure what to write a blog entry about at all, until I watched the

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09 Feb 2013

08/02/13 League Watford 2-2 draw

Wilf and Joniesta were instrumental With the away allocation sold out, the Palace away following continued as before to follow the mighty red and blue. This was the first of many big games in the second half of the season, away at the in-form Watford and in front of the

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03 Feb 2013

02/02/13 League Charlton Athletic 2-1 win

Super Kevin Phillips could be a shrewd aquisition A return to form was a pre requisite for this match. It had nothing to do with the fact that Charlton are local rivals, most fans do not even consider them such. Only in location. If the first have just to prove

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01 Feb 2013

The Copper’s Helmet

Ahead of the local derby with Charlton, we asked Addicks fan and former child actor Simon Holmes to share his excellent views and recollections. You may think I would open an article on a Palace website with some kind of derisory insult. After all, fans of our respective clubs do not always share

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