27 Jul 2013

A Day At Wembley

Well it was the day all Palace fans dreamed of, a day at the new Wembley Stadium.  I was at the game and the pre match build up was something else, it was like nothing I’d ever experienced before. But the game itself in my eyes was a bit dull

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26 Jul 2013

The Eagle Speaks

The second of our regular Friday feature here on the blog. Here we highlight some of the stories hitting the headlines in the footballing world this past week. Palace Signings  The usual rumours of the silly season continue. It looks like the Gosling deal is dead in the water and

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25 Jul 2013

Five Keys To Success

It’s great to be back in the Premier League, but if we want to stay there then Holloway and the team have some work to do. There are loads of things that will determine how well we do in the coming season but I’ve picked out just five that, in

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24 Jul 2013

Eagles Fly Past Gills

Gillingham 0-3 Crystal Palace Moxey, Dobbie, Owusu-Abeyie The second pre-season game for the first team squad was a trip to Gillingham in Kent. Palace looking to build on their win against Dagenham on Saturday continued with a mixture of first team, youth and trialists. Nuhiu, Nicholson, Sow and Owusu-Abeyie featured and expect a

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23 Jul 2013

Reasons To Be Cheerful

History would suggest that after another promotion to the Premier League, the Palace rollercoaster would have another dip with relegation straight back to the Championship. But that’s just what it is ….. history, stats and the experts writing us off at the start of every top flight campaign but we

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21 Jul 2013

Eagles See Off Daggers

The opening pre-season fixture for the first team squad took place yesterday at the Victoria Ground, Dagenham. It was a chance for a selection of first teames, fringer players, youth and trialists to begin staking their claim for a starting spot in the opening Premier League fixture against Tottenham. Being

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19 Jul 2013

The Eagle Speaks

The first of a new feature here on the blog every Friday. The Eagle Speaks will be highlighting some of the news stories from the footballing world from the past week. Palace signings Phillips agrees a one year deal and the long awaited signing of Jose Campana is confirmed by the club. Steve Parish

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16 Jul 2013

The Eagles Beak Fantasy Football League

A new season and a new opportunity for us here at The Eagles Beak. We are always looking for new things to keep people interested in what we do. So what better than a fantasy football league. Arguably the best game out there is by the Premier League and it’s

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16 Jul 2013

Young Eagles Crush Wasps

A wonderful summers evening and a first friendly trip of the pre-season to see what the Palace U21s had to offer. A nice ground named the GAC Stadium down in the corner of East Court was filling up nicely half hour before kick-off.Watching a youth team is always difficult. No

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11 Jul 2013

The Bald Eagle

Attilio Lombardo. World class. The best player to have ever pulled on a Palace shirt.A bold statement perhaps, but just take a moment to consider what is being said here. Think back to the day when Palace first announced the signing of our new number 7, Attillio Lombardo. Here is

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