13 Jun 2018

This World Cup Could Be The Most Open Tournament For A Long Time

The World Cup is finally here with nations descending on Russia to take part in the biggest football tournament of them all.  The 2018 FIFA World Cup is the 21st to take place since the very first too place in Uruguay all the way back in 1930. The opening game

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06 Jun 2018

Who To Root For When Your Nation Does Not Qualify

Hey guys, have you heard about this tournament that is starting soon? I guess it’s some sort of football competition where nations play against each other or something… I haven’t heard much about it because I live in the greatest country of them all, and we play the real football.

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04 Jun 2018

TEB Writers’ World Cup Predictions

There is a World Cup soon, apparently, and the countdown to hosts Russia’s highly-anticipated curtain raiser against world-beaters Saudi Arabia is scarcely easing the unmitigated excitement. Every man and his dog loves a prediction. Here at TEB we are barely far removed from that strange pleasure of hopelessly attempting to

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13 Feb 2018

Russia Hosting The 2018 World Cup Is A Problem

In case you had forgotten, let me remind you that it is World Cup year and the team here at TEB HQ have you covered from now until the start of the tournament on June 14 with plenty of build up leading into full coverage of the competition. Asides from

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18 Jul 2017

Coverage Of Top Women’s Football Event In Europe Should Be Given Respect It Deserves

The question that is being asked across the sport is why the Women’s European Championships are not being given the coverage it should rightly have and deserves? Yes, Eurosport and Channel 4 have the rights to show the competition but the latter are only showing England and Scotland games on

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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

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29 Sep 2016

What Now For England?

Where do we go from here then, England? Our county cricket system is trying to implode itself. One of our greatest cyclists is being accused of being a drug cheat. The coach of our national team, of our national sport, has gone. What a time to be alive. This is,

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14 Jun 2016

An Englishman In Marseille

Over the weekend, I headed to Marseille for the game. Not because I am a hardened hooligan, or even a die hard England fan. I travelled because I love football. My friend Greg and I bought tickets long before it was deemed that the match would be England versus Russia.

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10 Jun 2016

Palace At The Euros

Ahead of the European Championships kicking off in France this weekend we take a look at the Palace players who will be in action over the course of the tournament along with a few former Eagles. Yohan Cabaye A coup of a signing for Palace last July who has gone

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06 May 2016

Should We Support Wales Or France This Summer?

It is perhaps difficult to start looking further afield when our Premier League safety has yet to be mathematically secured, plus the wonderful occasion of another day out at Wembley for the FA Cup Final against Manchester United. However, the upcoming European Championships in France has all the ingredients of

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