22 Mar 2018

Seven Games To Go And Everything To Play For

Seven games in, no points, no goals, the season was destined to end in disappointment. Seven games to go and there is everything to play for. With Frank de Boer being relieved of his duties so early in the season for the more experienced Roy Hodgson to take control at

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.

10 Mar 2018

Win At Chelsea? It’s Not Impossible

When you are this desperate, you refuse to forget and move on. I can see myself already tallying up points we have pathetically donated to other teams. Everton and Bournemouth at home, West Ham United away. That is without any thought whatsoever, points that we had in the bag, but

08 Mar 2018

It’s The Same Story, But A Different Game

Time has passed since the agonising last gasp defeat on Monday evening but I still find myself with a similar bitter taste in my mouth that I have experienced quite frequently in recent times. Where do you start on reflecting upon a game like that? Positives, firstly. Overall, as Palace

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

02 Mar 2018

Did Palace And Southampton Confuse Their Summer Managerial Appointments?

Last summer seems a very long time ago. So long, in fact, that Mauricio Pellegrino and Frank de Boer were both highly regarded, sought after managers with growing reputations in football across Europe. It was a time when neither were viewed as sub-standard managerial fallacies, with one struggling to keep

16 Feb 2018

Palace Plot Move For Former Chelsea Man In The Summer

Palace are currently eyeing up a summer move for former Chelsea player Andre Schurrle, who is currently playing for German side Borussia Dortmund. It is believed that the Eagles were previously given the opportunity and a clear chance to sign the Germany international during the January transfer window last month.

14 Feb 2018

Double Signing From China Worked But Did Not Signal Expected Influx

The signing of Chinese international defenders Sun Jihai and Fan Zhiyi caused a bit of a stir back in 1998 when Palace unveiled the new additions but the expected influx of players from China failed to materialised. It looked like many would follow from a country with the largest population