03 Jul 2013

Dreams Can Come True

This is a story of a local football team that ten years ago began a remarkable run. A village in the heart of North Wales called Bala. I had the pleasure of visiting a few years back. In terms of location I guess you would find it somewhere between Wrexham

01 Jul 2013

What Could Have Been

The late eighties and early nineties were seriously heady days. It was perhaps impossible to believe that we would relive anything close to the promotion success beating Blackburn in the 1989 play offs. But that was topped the very next season, retaining top flight status and reaching the FA Cup final.  “Surely the

30 Jun 2013

Do Opposites Attract?

So, we are currently straddling the period between the end of the last fantastic season and eagerly looking forward to the new season with Palace in the English Premiership. Having reviewed this prospect over and over in conjunction with the feelings of optimism, hope, excitement and a healthy bit of

27 Jun 2013

The Day We Won The Cup

When Geoff went up to lift the Zenith Cup … We were there!! The Zenith Data Systems Cup was a rather odd competition. Better known as the Full Members Cup before the advertising took hold. The third club trophy up for grabs and always the poor relation, just as the

24 Jun 2013

Fan Profile – Steve Brookstein

Our latest fan profile is perhaps not just a the run of the mill Palace fan. We were lucky enough to pose some questions to the winner of the first series of X-Factor and avid Palace fan, Steve Brookstein. He is the classic example of an overnight success after more

21 Jun 2013

It Was Not A Dream

Many of us will have had different points at which the incredible result at Wembley finally dawned. I doubt that it would have been the final whistle or even at any stage of that evening or week that followed. For some it was the Carling Cup draw earlier this week but

19 Jun 2013

We Are Premier League

New badge. New era. In the Premier League! Well here we go, what we have all been waiting for. The proof that it wasn’t all a dream. We are indeed Premier League. Feast your eyes on this list of 38 games and get planning for the season ahead! Please note, dates

15 Jun 2013

The Eagles Beak Premier League Fans Squad

Nothing better than a squad of fans to take on the Premier League. We were overrun with your tweets wanting to be involved, even to the point that some of our followers had to miss out on a sqaud number. But here we are, the latest screen shots with massive

14 Jun 2013

Fan Profile – Paul Edwardson

We have had a few player profiles so it is now time to have our first fan profile. Step forward 35 year old Paul Edwardson who has supported Palace since he was seven years old. 1. Tell us a little about yourself Paul? “I’m originally from Sutton, my father owns an audio/visual company in Croydon

12 Jun 2013

The Eagles Beak

Now that we are in a bit of a lull, the calm of the storm as it were we here at The Eagles Beak would like to thank everyone for their support. It was an idea that had been toyed with at the end of the 2011/12 season to create