08 Mar 2018

It’s The Same Story, But A Different Game

Time has passed since the agonising last gasp defeat on Monday evening but I still find myself with a similar bitter taste in my mouth that I have experienced quite frequently in recent times. Where do you start on reflecting upon a game like that? Positives, firstly. Overall, as Palace

07 Mar 2018

Premier League Statistics: Crystal Palace 2-3 Manchester United

MATCH FACTS Date – 5th March 2018 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 25, 840 Referee – Neil Swarbrick Bookings – Townsend, Young, McTominay, Matic Goals – Townsend (11), Patrick van Aanholt (48), Smalling (55), Lukaku (76), Matic (91) Star Eagle – Christian Benteke (8.6) TEB VERDICT It is not very often

06 Mar 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To United

In what was a difficult defeat to take in the dying minutes after an excellent performance from the Eagles, it is time to pick through the wreckage and share the five things that we learnt in defeat to United. 1. In case we needed any reminding, football can be utterly

05 Mar 2018

Premier League Preview – Manchester United

As we find it difficult to recall the last time Palace played a Premier League game on a Saturday, the next to visit Selhurst Park are Manchester United.  With the television cameras firmly fixed on this Monday night match up, few will be betting against Jose Mourinho and his men

02 Mar 2018

Did Palace And Southampton Confuse Their Summer Managerial Appointments?

Last summer seems a very long time ago. So long, in fact, that Mauricio Pellegrino and Frank de Boer were both highly regarded, sought after managers with growing reputations in football across Europe. It was a time when neither were viewed as sub-standard managerial fallacies, with one struggling to keep

16 Feb 2018

Palace Plot Move For Former Chelsea Man In The Summer

Palace are currently eyeing up a summer move for former Chelsea player Andre Schurrle, who is currently playing for German side Borussia Dortmund. It is believed that the Eagles were previously given the opportunity and a clear chance to sign the Germany international during the January transfer window last month.

15 Feb 2018

Dundee Throw It Away Against Ten Man Kilmarnock

Scunnered: A Scots word used to mean that you are world weary, down-trodden, and thoroughly bereft of any lust for life when these words and expressions are simply too inadequate to signify the magnitude of your slide into “shitdom”. After the Scottish Cup exit at the hands of Motherwell on

14 Feb 2018

Double Signing From China Worked But Did Not Signal Expected Influx

The signing of Chinese international defenders Sun Jihai and Fan Zhiyi caused a bit of a stir back in 1998 when Palace unveiled the new additions but the expected influx of players from China failed to materialised. It looked like many would follow from a country with the largest population

13 Feb 2018

Russia Hosting The 2018 World Cup Is A Problem

In case you had forgotten, let me remind you that it is World Cup year and the team here at TEB HQ have you covered from now until the start of the tournament on June 14 with plenty of build up leading into full coverage of the competition. Asides from

12 Feb 2018

Premier League Statistics: Everton 3-1 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 10th February 2018 Venue – Goodison Park Attendance – 39,139 Referee – Jonathan Moss Bookings – van Aanholt, Walcott Goals – Sigurdsson (46), Niasse (51), Davies (75), Milivojevic (83 pen) Star Eagle – Alexander Sorloth (7.9) TEB VERDICT A poor ten minute spell straight after half