22 Sep 2016

Match Week Five Offers Plenty of Shocks

The Premier League season is now well underway and match week five offered more of the excitement that we have become accustomed to throughout the previous four weeks. The action began on Friday night with Liverpool beating Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. The visitors raced into a 2-0 lead in

01 Sep 2016

Controversial Refereeing Decisions Rule Match Week Three

Controversy stole the headlines in match week three as five penalties were awarded across the ten games, while one player faces retrospective punishment for violent conduct. The weekend’s action commenced when Liverpool travelled to Tottenham Hotspur hoping to avenge last weekend’s shock defeat at Burnley. James Milner gave the visitors

25 Aug 2016

Local Derbies And Brand New Stadium Take Centre Stage

Premier League football is now well underway with the second round of fixtures taking place over the weekend. The action began in Saturday’s early kick off when Stoke City entertained Manchester City at the Britania Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side blew away the Potters in emphatic style, with Sergio Aguero and

17 Aug 2016

Opening Premier League Weekend Does not Disappoint

The eternal wait for Premier League football finally came to an end over the weekend as we were treated to an exciting round of fixtures. Defending champions Leicester City traveled to newly promoted Hull City in the lunch time kick off and set an unwanted record. The Tigers shock 2-1

12 Aug 2016

Premier League Season Preview 2016/17

Following a summer that has seemed like an eternal wait for top flight domestic football, the new Premier League season finally commences this weekend. Twelve months of pure footballing shock, epitomised by Leicester City’s and Portugal’s recent triumphs, is expected to come to an end this season with a more

02 Aug 2016

Pre-Season Has Its Benefits But The Sooner It Is Over And Done With The Better

Pre-season is one of the most tedious times of the year for football fans, perhaps only surpassed by the month of June when no club football takes place at all. A period of struggling to be patient in anticipation for when the season commences is often spent caring more than

28 May 2016

Rollercoaster Cliche Perfectly Epitomises Emotion Ridden Season

A football club’s season is full of many highs and lows. A couple of injuries and key players’ loss of form can send a club tumbling down the table, while a new signing or an astute managerial change can turn a predicament around. Supporting a football club is often described

07 May 2016

Frustrating Week After Glory At Wembley

It has been a very frustrating week for Palace fans. Having won at Wembley in a cup semi-final the previous Sunday, losing to Newcastle United on Saturday brought us back down to earth following the high of reaching our first FA Cup final for 26 years. The Newcastle game could

28 Apr 2016

Wickham Can Be The Well Rounded Striker Palace Have Lacked In Recent Years

Everything appeared to be in slow motion in that minute of Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final, but the elation afterwards was something extra special. The Eagles had conceded an equaliser just six minutes before courtesy of a header by Troy Deeney which cancelled out Yannick Bolasie’s early goal. The tension in the

22 Apr 2016

Recent Mistakes Cost Eagles But Pardew Can Redeem Himself At Wembley

Alan Pardew has been criticised for his naivety throughout his managerial career, and this has never been more apparent than the last few months at Selhurst Park. Palace endured a torrid run through the opening months of 2016. The Eagles were winless in fourteen consecutive Premier League matches from late