21 Mar 2018

Why There’s No Shame In Palace Being A One Man Band

After promptly dispatching his side’s second goal against Huddersfield from the penalty spot, Luka Milivojevic pointed towards the travelling Palace fans before sliding to his knees and taking the acclaim of his congregating teammates. Behind him, Andros Townsend and Wilfried Zaha ran to congratulate one another, keen to acknowledge the

18 Mar 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Win At Huddersfield

It has been a while since we have been able to celebrate a win but here is what TEB learnt from the excellent win at Huddersfield. 1.       We have been saying it for weeks, but a fully fit Palace side are more than capable of pulling away from the relegation battle.

13 Mar 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To Chelsea

Another game, another loss but the difficult run against the top sides in the Premier League is almost over and we can get down to business. So, what did we learn from the loss to Chelsea? Here are my thoughts. 1. Palace should have made it harder for the Blues.

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 Feb 2018

Five Things TEB Learnt From The Draw With Newcastle

A tough afternoon at Selhurst Park resulted in a fightback by the Eagles after going a goal down but here are my thoughts on the point against Newcastle that really should have been all three.  1. Palace need to be more clinical. Newcastle United, and Swansea City for that matter,

31 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From the Draw With West Ham

What did TEB learn from the draw at the London Stadium against West Ham United? Here are my five things. 1. Palace need a ‘Plan B’. When Wilfried Zaha is off colour, or indeed being set upon by three or four defenders as he was in this game, we look

21 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To Arsenal

It was a hefty defeat to Arsenal after a terrible opening twenty-two minutes of the game but it is no good losing if you do not learn anything. So, what did we learn from the loss? Here are the five things TEB learnt 1 – Roy Hodgson and the players

07 Nov 2017

It’s Time To Talk About Wilfried Zaha

Why are Palace fans so protective of Wilfried Zaha? It’s a question regularly posed by opposition supporters and one to which the answer should be quite simple, but in reality is actually fairly complex. To try and persuade rival supporters of Zaha’s brilliance can, at times, be a bit like

12 Sep 2017

Frankly A Mess As Records Tumble With De Boer Sacking After 77 Days In Charge

So here we are again. After weeks of speculation, Crystal Palace confirmed on Monday that Frank de Boer had been sacked as manager after just 77 days and four Premier League games in charge. The records, for both parties, do not read well but will undoubtedly have more enduring consequences for

01 Sep 2017

TEB Interview – Mark Goldberg

The 3rd of March 1999. It might not immediately jump out as a particularly significant date for the younger generation of Crystal Palace fans, but it is one still very much etched in the history of the club. It was on that day that the Eagles called in the administrators,