21 Nov 2013

Palace In Perspective

We’re all a bit cross. Cross with each other. Every candidate for the manager’s job has aroused from some quarter or another, some of it more understandable than others.  Iain Dowie seems to have led the pack on this front, which is entirely understandable given his departure ‘up North’ to Charlton.

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19 Nov 2013

The Eagle Speaks

Yet again, a difficult article to write this week with Palace still in the wilderness without a manager to guide us through the obstacles ahead. It has been very difficult to keep up with the on-going speculation surrounding the vacant position at the club as well as the bookmakers odds

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14 Nov 2013

Palace In Perspective

In Praise Of Dean Moxey Saturday saw a really good performance and result against a club we have a great deal of respect for. As the woulda coulda shoulda reviews of the game subside, we’re okay with a point against a top side.  And a performance epitomised by the commitment

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13 Nov 2013

The Eagle Speaks

Who’d have thunk it. Twelve months on from the appointment of Ian Holloway to replace Dougie Freedman we find ourselves in the very same position. Looking for a new manager which, at the time of writing, the search continues. So much has happened in that twelve month period after losing

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07 Nov 2013

Palace In Perspective

Trying To Remember One better Day Okay. Things aren’t going so well. Not a surprise perhaps, but depressing nonetheless. And as we feel depressed, why not look back to happier times to cheer us up. One day last week I cheered myself up by typing “Don Rogers Crystal Palace” into

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06 Nov 2013

The Eagle Speaks

Writing these articles is definitely becoming more difficult as the weeks go on.  This is mainly because the time after the game feel like an ongoing ‘Groundhog Day’ following yet another bad dream and ultimately another loss in the Premier League. The under-lying themes from my articles have always been around

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31 Oct 2013

Palace In Perspective

The latest edition of ‘Palace in Perspective’ is brought to you by Neil Carter. All We Want Is Everything On February 11 2012, just over eighteen months ago, Wolves lost a Premier League match 5-1 to local rivals West Brom. The board responded by firing manager Mick McCarthy. As many

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30 Oct 2013

The Eagle Speaks

The latest edition of The Eagle Speaks is brought to you by Paul Price … This week has not really been a good one for Palace in principle as we lost to Arsenal, went bottom of the Premiership and also lost our manager. Some may say that this is a

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26 Oct 2013

Palace In Perspective – Bonus Track

Bonus Track I was taking my son around the Crystal Palace Football Club museum, situated on the site of ‘The Nest’, the ground we used before Selhurst Park. We stared at an object that looked like a fire alarm, one of those small square red boxes nailed to a wall,

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24 Oct 2013

Palace In Perspective

I’ve Seen Worse It wasn’t a good night on Monday was it?  I have no need to be reminded of it really. Tuesday morning was going to be a welcome break.  A meeting with a lovely old lady two hours drive away from the office.  Except it wasn’t two hours,

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