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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05 Jul 2017

When The Eagles Reached Their Zenith

The 7th April 1991. Wembley Stadium. Palace were preparing to play in the Zenith Data Systems Cup Final. Sat with my Dad excited and nervous waiting for the match to kick off, it didn’t bother me that this was considered a poor excuse for a tournament. The third cup competition in

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03 Jul 2017

Palace Fans Should Be Excited To See What De Boer Can Do

With the arrival of Frank de Boer in South London, TEB asked Total Dutch Football writer Jake Jackman to give us his views on the Dutchman and what Palace fans can expect. The list of Palace managers since promotion to the Premier League does not make for exciting reading. Ian Holloway, Tony Pulis, Neil Warnock, Alan

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30 Jun 2017

Palace Have The Right Man, Now He Needs The Right Plan

Steve Parish and Crystal Palace have finally, after what feels like the longest month on record, landed their new manager. Former Ajax and Inter Milan manager Frank De Boer has been handed the reigns at Selhurst Park. Palace fans are happy to have landed a significant up and coming manager

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