14 May 2017

Just Remember Those Three … Little … Birds.

“Singing, don’t worry, ‘bout a thing, cause every little thing, gonna be alright…” Those lyrics have been sung loudly by Palace fans since around 2011. The upbeat words from the Bob Marley classic, rouses a positivity amongst fans in times of trouble and/or crisis. It gives that little bit of

08 Feb 2017

Unity The Best Weapon Ahead Of Fight For Survival

Saturday, for me, was the first time in my Palace supporting life where I’ve left at half time. Ever since, the keyboard warriors on social media have called me ‘plastic‘, ‘fake‘ and ‘not a true fan‘. For me, those words hurt more than the atrocious first half witnessed that day,

12 Oct 2016

It Is Quite Simply Palace Every Time

This week sees the end of yet another international break. Hooray! They seem to come around much sooner than a Monday morning these days, eating up the weekends regular football slot quicker than a kebab guzzling drunk on a Saturday night. It’s fair to say that I absolutely loathe international

17 May 2016

We’re The Famous Crystal Palace …

I remember standing in my Nana’s kitchen. Dad was wearing an official Cup Final t-shirt and Mum was fashioning one red earring and one blue. They were setting off for the final at Wembley. I was five years old twenty-six years ago, and at the time did not really understand

23 Mar 2016

Can We See That Again Please?

Earlier this month, the new FIFA President Gianni Infantino confirmed that trials were going to be set for the use of video technology within the beautiful game and declared it to be an ‘historic decision’. This means officials could use replays to watch moments which ultimately could change how the

15 Mar 2016

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Our Keeper?

It is never a dull moment being a Palace fan. The highs and lows continue to take us all on a journey that we all hope never ends and as Palace rocketed themselves into the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time in twenty-one years, this is definitely one of

10 Feb 2016

Transfer Window Hype Losing Its Appeal

It is over a week since the transfer window for January 2016 firmly shut and the curtains were drawn, and it is fair to say all in all, it was one of the dullest across the whole of football for a while. Manchester City won deadline day, with their announcement