12 Aug 2013

A week on…

One week on from the launch of our new website, we have taken the time to reflect on the opinions of the new site. We have suffered many teething and design issues and these have not gone unnoticed. Our designer has fixed some, but not all of these issues. These

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11 Aug 2013

Lazio Conquer Selhurst

There was a bizarre atmosphere ahead of the game with Lazio. Even the walk to Selhurst from Norwood Junction there was hardly anyone around. Even to the point that I considered checking the ticket for the date. It was with some relief that I turned the corner into the Holmesdale

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10 Aug 2013

Marouane Chamakh Signs

Twenty-nine year old Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh, has signed for Crystal Palace on a free transfer from Arsenal. Seen as surplus to Arsène Wenger,  the former Bordeaux striker is looking forward to playing for the Eagles. He is Ian Holloway’s 7th signing so far during this window,  joining the likes

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10 Aug 2013

From Rome With Love

The one and only friendly to be held at Selhurst this pre-season is taking place this afternoon with Italian giants Lazio the visitors. The game gives many fans the first glimpse of the Palace team and Selhurst that has seen 20% to 30% improvements over the summer. Most of which

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09 Aug 2013

The Eagle Speaks

The last of this weekly segment on a Friday as we are moving it to Saturday’s from next week to make way a preview of the weekend. So what do we have this week? Bale, Rooney and Suarez. This is what the media ran with but we are going avoid

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08 Aug 2013

Sell-hurst Park

Football these days is a monster. It’s a business but not a model that companies should follow. It is in its own world and in the upper echelons of the sport it all about money, money and much more money. The influx of oil barons and multi millionaires to the

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08 Aug 2013

Grass Roots Football – Sutton United

As we look forward to a campaign in the Premier League and all the excitement that comes with it there will be several occasions where Palace will not be playing on a Saturday. To fill this potential void we have decided to adopt a local non-league club to follow and

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07 Aug 2013

Dulwich Delight

A great turnout for the short trip to Champion Hill where Palace took on Dulwich Hamlet in the latest game of the pre-season campaign. With only one defeat to the visitors name the game started in similar fashion. And it wasn not long before Palace took the lead. A quick

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06 Aug 2013

Water Under The Bridge

The pre-season campaign took the squad to the Irish Republic at the weekend and a game against Waterford United a fortnight before the big kick off against Spurs. The Palace team that began the game included a first start of pre-season for Kagoshi Dikgacoi in what looked like a possible

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05 Aug 2013

Player Profile – Mark Bright

This is the first in what I hope will be a series of player and fan profiles on the blog. Mark Bright Mark was kind enough to kick things off by answering the best questions posed by the Twitter followers of @TheEaglesBeak. May I begin by thanking Mark very much

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