11 Feb 2018

Five Things TEB Learnt From The Defeat At Everton

A disappointing loss at Goodison Park but defeat can be a positive as long as the players, staff and fans learn something from it. Here’s what TEB learnt. 1. Mamadou Sakho is just as integral to this Palace side as Wilfried Zaha. The Palace back four is markedly better and

05 Feb 2018

Five Things TEB Learnt From The Draw With Newcastle

A tough afternoon at Selhurst Park resulted in a fightback by the Eagles after going a goal down but here are my thoughts on the point against Newcastle that really should have been all three.  1. Palace need to be more clinical. Newcastle United, and Swansea City for that matter,

31 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From the Draw With West Ham

What did TEB learn from the draw at the London Stadium against West Ham United? Here are my five things. 1. Palace need a ‘Plan B’. When Wilfried Zaha is off colour, or indeed being set upon by three or four defenders as he was in this game, we look

31 Jan 2018

Welcome To The Most Overhyped Day Of The Entire Football Season

So here we are, Transfer Deadline Day. The most hyped day in the football calendar. The day that sees Jim White don the adopted yellow colour scheme and shouts every word as he waits for the big breaking transfer story that so often rarely happens. The early days of the

30 Jan 2018

When Can We Properly Scrutinise VAR Without Being Told To ‘Give It Time’?

The Video Assistant Referee system (VAR) seemed a great idea a year ago. The latest in football’s conveyer belt of overdue technologies, poised to eradicate the biggest of refereeing errors. It appeared great. Finally, a system that will help officials differentiate between a foul that is either inside or outside

21 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To Arsenal

It was a hefty defeat to Arsenal after a terrible opening twenty-two minutes of the game but it is no good losing if you do not learn anything. So, what did we learn from the loss? Here are the five things TEB learnt 1 – Roy Hodgson and the players

16 Jan 2018

Return Of The Sak

Selhurst rose in appreciation at the end of a hard earned victory against Burnley on Saturday. In a game that should have been out of sight at half time and one that was not without its scares, the three points against a flying Clarets felt huge. But there was something significant.

07 Jan 2018

A Look To The Future As Palace Feature In Competitive VAR Trial

The subject of video technology has been much discussed including here at TEB, but little did we know that a game featuring Palace would be the first to trial the Video Assistance Referee (VAR) in England. The last time TEB touched on the topic was courtesy of Lucy White back

05 Jan 2018

Half Term Report: Real Progress But Hard Work Yet To Come

With the Premier League well over half way through its fixture list and focus turning to the FA Cup this weekend, it is time to take stock and assess exactly where Palace find themselves after more than twenty games.  Just as is the usual Palace way, the 2017/18 season has

01 Jan 2018

Happy New Year!

From all the team at TEB, we would like to wish all our readers, supporters and followers on social media a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Here’s hoping that Palace can continue to work their way up the table to safety by the end of the season ahead