21 Jul 2017

TEB Interview – Jason Rego

In thinking of clubs to profile for TEB as we continue our look at football (not soccer) in the United States, my intention was never to stick with the well known clubs. England has many levels of football, and so does America. While there is no promotion or relegation, or a

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17 Jul 2017

De Boer Is Right To Look Abroad Rather Than Spend Big On Current Premier League Talent

Frank de Boer’s appointment at Crystal Palace is the sign of a fresh mindset at Selhurst Park. In recent seasons, player recruitment has consisted of primarily scouting in England. Since promotion in 2013, only five permanent signings had never played in Britain before their arrival in South London, a mere

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13 Jul 2017

The Eagles Worst Signings In Recent Memory

At the time of writing, I, like many other Palace fans am getting slightly concerned about the lack of signings so far this summer. A new signing brings optimism to fans. Think Christian Benteke. Sometimes it leaves us a little confused. Think Zeki Fryers. It is what makes the transfer window so intriguing. I am

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05 Jul 2017

When The Eagles Reached Their Zenith

The 7th April 1991. Wembley Stadium. Palace were preparing to play in the Zenith Data Systems Cup Final. Sat with my Dad excited and nervous waiting for the match to kick off, it didn’t bother me that this was considered a poor excuse for a tournament. The third cup competition in

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03 Jul 2017

Palace Fans Should Be Excited To See What De Boer Can Do

With the arrival of Frank de Boer in South London, TEB asked Total Dutch Football writer Jake Jackman to give us his views on the Dutchman and what Palace fans can expect. The list of Palace managers since promotion to the Premier League does not make for exciting reading. Ian Holloway, Tony Pulis, Neil Warnock, Alan

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30 Jun 2017

Palace Have The Right Man, Now He Needs The Right Plan

Steve Parish and Crystal Palace have finally, after what feels like the longest month on record, landed their new manager. Former Ajax and Inter Milan manager Frank De Boer has been handed the reigns at Selhurst Park. Palace fans are happy to have landed a significant up and coming manager

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24 Jun 2017

Important Appointment In A Crazy Industry

The managerial search appears to be nearing its conclusion in what has seemingly been a long drawn out process for Palace. But, has it really been that bad? With the lack of football the regular season provides heightening the focus on the lack of management in place at Selhurst Park,

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19 Jun 2017

Forgotten Cosmos Look To Compete In The Big Apple

All good things need to have a start, and the New York Cosmos didn’t just rise up out of the fog of New York City as we continue our look at the shape of the game in the States. In 1971, the Ertegun Brothers, Ahmet and Nesuhi approached Warner Communications

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01 Jun 2017

Was Our Season A Success?

So, a week or so after the season ended and I’m still not quite sure what to make of Palace’s year. Even by our standards, this one seemed to be quite the rollercoaster, perhaps summed up by the most ridiculous game I’ve ever seen live – our 5-4 defeat to

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29 May 2017

List Of Candidates For Palace Hotseat Grows Ever Longer

Crystal Palace’s almost bi-annual search for a new manager is underway following the shock resignation of Sam Allardyce last week. The 62-year-old, who justified his departure as ‘personal reasons’, guided the Eagles to fourteenth in the Premier League having succeeded Alan Pardew three days before Christmas. The former England manager

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