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

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29 Aug 2017

Why Mourinho Is Not Worried About His Next Pick in the Transfer Window

It is just a few days until the transfer window closes and Jose Mourinho has added new additions to his squad. However, he might need to make a fourth pick to complete his wish list before 31st August but the United boss is not a worried man and that may

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28 Aug 2017

Frank de Boer Is Breaking The Barrier For Academy Players At Palace

The Frank de Boer era at Palace has started woefully. Defeats in each of the opening three Premier League games leaves the Eagles nineteenth heading into the international break and the team are yet to adjust to the Dutchman’s ‘total football’ philosophy. However, if there is anything at all positive

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08 Aug 2017

Measuring Progress for the Season Ahead

There is a feel good factor around Selhurst Park recently. Surviving relegation last season and then the addition of Frank De Boer as manager have left a sweet taste in the mouth and people are beginning to feel optimistic about the season ahead. The 2016/17 campaign saw Palace flirting with

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07 Aug 2017

Has The Game Reached The Point Of No Return?

With the world transfer fee well and truly smashed, it was only fitting to sculpture a TEB article about modern football and what is happening to our beloved game. As all football fans know, the money in the game has grown and grown over the years which begs the question, is

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03 Aug 2017

Could Palace Be Looking To Change Too Much Too Quickly?

It is very early days with pre-season not yet over and done with but we asked Gabriel Sutton from the popular Football Lab his views on what to expect from Palace this season after a summer of change. I will preface my opinion on the season ahead for Palace by

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01 Aug 2017

Brighton? Why Brighton?

It is the question that follows every Palace fan around after every introduction to our rivals. My favourite answer was from a Swansea City fan in a pub after our crazy 5-4 defeat at the Liberty last season who asked  “Wasn’t it something to do with Alan Mullery doing a poo?”

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21 Jul 2017

TEB Interview – Jason Rego

In thinking of clubs to profile for TEB as we continue our look at football (not soccer) in the United States, my intention was never to stick with the well known clubs. England has many levels of football, and so does America. While there is no promotion or relegation, or a

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17 Jul 2017

De Boer Is Right To Look Abroad Rather Than Spend Big On Current Premier League Talent

Frank de Boer’s appointment at Crystal Palace is the sign of a fresh mindset at Selhurst Park. In recent seasons, player recruitment has consisted of primarily scouting in England. Since promotion in 2013, only five permanent signings had never played in Britain before their arrival in South London, a mere

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13 Jul 2017

The Eagles Worst Signings In Recent Memory

At the time of writing, I, like many other Palace fans am getting slightly concerned about the lack of signings so far this summer. A new signing brings optimism to fans. Think Christian Benteke. Sometimes it leaves us a little confused. Think Zeki Fryers. It is what makes the transfer window so intriguing. I am

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