06 Aug 2013

Water Under The Bridge

The pre-season campaign took the squad to the Irish Republic at the weekend and a game against Waterford United a fortnight before the big kick off against Spurs. The Palace team that began the game included a first start of pre-season for Kagoshi Dikgacoi in what looked like a possible

28 Jul 2013

Crawley Pluck Eagles

Photo by Michael Hulf (c) @hulfie The third game of the pre-season campaign took the first team squad to Crawley yesterday. Prior to the game the away following was building nicely and it was a welcome change to return to a terrace to watch a game. It’s been a while.

24 Jul 2013

Eagles Fly Past Gills

Gillingham 0-3 Crystal Palace Moxey, Dobbie, Owusu-Abeyie The second pre-season game for the first team squad was a trip to Gillingham in Kent. Palace looking to build on their win against Dagenham on Saturday continued with a mixture of first team, youth and trialists. Nuhiu, Nicholson, Sow and Owusu-Abeyie featured and expect a

21 Jul 2013

Eagles See Off Daggers

The opening pre-season fixture for the first team squad took place yesterday at the Victoria Ground, Dagenham. It was a chance for a selection of first teames, fringer players, youth and trialists to begin staking their claim for a starting spot in the opening Premier League fixture against Tottenham. Being

16 Jul 2013

Young Eagles Crush Wasps

A wonderful summers evening and a first friendly trip of the pre-season to see what the Palace U21s had to offer. A nice ground named the GAC Stadium down in the corner of East Court was filling up nicely half hour before kick-off.Watching a youth team is always difficult. No

29 May 2013

28/05/13 League Play Off Final Watford (n) 1-0 win (aet)

Thank you Wilf (picture courtesy of @hulfie) It was a two week wait and what a long two weeks it was. Plenty of time to get over the long regular season and bath in the play off semi final result, at least that was what us fans were doing. For

15 May 2013

13/05/13 League Play Off Semi Final Brighton (a) 2-0 win

 The scene was set in the first leg at Selhurst (Picture courtesy of @cpfcmarcus) After the tense viewing of the first game at Selhurst the build up to this one did not feel quite the same. We had lost something. Not a game but a player. A player that

12 May 2013

10/05/13 League Play Off Semi Final Brighton (h) 0-0 draw

It’s good to be here. The play-offs. It did look at one stage that we would miss out with our terrible end of season form. But Palace have a special affinity with the post season games so we should not have worried. An evening game is special at Selhurst especially

06 May 2013

04/05/13 League Peterborough United (h) 3-2 win

We like to mix things up here at The Eagles Beak so returning with his thoughts and views on the Peterborough game is budding journalist Jason Crame (@JayTheEagle) … The final day of the season is always a delicate matter for fans. Some more than others perhaps. But the Championship

02 May 2013

30/04/13 League Millwall (a) 0-0 draw

A warm welcome back to roving reporter @Paul_Pricey who shares his views on the penultimate game of the season at the New Den … After the Blackburn game and vital away point, all Palace eyes turned to our next away game against Millwall. The Blackburn result had kept Palace in