This week sees the end of yet another international break. Hooray! They seem to come around much sooner than a Monday morning these days, eating up the weekends regular football slot quicker than a kebab guzzling drunk on a Saturday night. It’s fair to say that I absolutely loathe international
Where do we go from here then, England? Our county cricket system is trying to implode itself. One of our greatest cyclists is being accused of being a drug cheat. The coach of our national team, of our national sport, has gone. What a time to be alive. This is,
Over the weekend, I headed to Marseille for the game. Not because I am a hardened hooligan, or even a die hard England fan. I travelled because I love football. My friend Greg and I bought tickets long before it was deemed that the match would be England versus Russia.
Ahead of the European Championships kicking off in France this weekend we take a look at the Palace players who will be in action over the course of the tournament along with a few former Eagles. Yohan Cabaye A coup of a signing for Palace last July who has gone
It is perhaps difficult to start looking further afield when our Premier League safety has yet to be mathematically secured, plus the wonderful occasion of another day out at Wembley for the FA Cup Final against Manchester United. However, the upcoming European Championships in France has all the ingredients of
Canada have been the perfect hosts for what has been the largest Women’s World Cup to take place even through the controversy of the playing surfaces. The final that saw USA blow Japan away was not quite the spectacle such a tournament deserved. It needed to be more competitive but
The competition has worked its way through to the latter stages as the semi finals are the primary focus in Canada. Semi final – Germany 0-2 USA The tie of the round between two teams that have won the competition four times between them. The first half was goalless with
In the early hours of Sunday morning, England’s Women knocked hosts Canada out of the World Cup to reach the semi finals. The reaction on social media throughout the game and after the final whistle was the best that we have experienced since we became involved with the Palace Ladies.
The quarter final games have been and gone. Four teams remain to fight it out for the ultimate prize in women’s football. The World Cup. Quarter Finals Germany 1-1 France (Germany win 5-4 on penalties) Billed as the game of the tournament between two of the top three teams in
Time is flying by and we are now about to head into the quarter finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Let us take a moment to look at how the eight teams got there as we cast out eye over the second round games. Germany 4-1 Sweden