16 Dec 2013

View From Across The Pond

Neutering your fan. I’m pissed! Without getting too political here, the world has become way to PC (politically correct) for anyone. Gone are the days where you could say something on television, in the papers, and appearing in public that is controversial. We are too busy nowadays trying to be

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09 Dec 2013

View From Across The Pond

Where have all the player managers gone? This title is inspired by me falling asleep to a nineties station on Pandora a couple nights ago, and that Paula Cole song “Where have all the Cowboys Gone” was on. She is the same lady who did the ‘Dawsons Creek’ theme (I’m a

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08 Dec 2013

Pulis To Save Palace

Why Tony Pulis is the man who can save Palace? The former Stoke manager’s experience can provide a long term solution to Crystal Palace’s problems after weeks of frustration for fans. On the 23rd of October, boss Ian Holloway departed Crystal Palace following defeat at home to Fulham leaving his side rooted to the

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03 Dec 2013

View From Across The Pond

We’re in a great time for football. At what other time in the span of footy-dum would it be possible for an American to write a weekly column for a team in London, albeit a smaller club, and be able to watch the old League Two in said country? Only

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25 Nov 2013

View From Across The Pond

It is a big thing for America to have Orlando City SC. For those who have listened to my show (Vuvuzela – Tuesdays on Blog Talk Radio 6.30pm est) you will know that I have been advocating Orlando City for a while. I’ve also said for a while that the next

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23 Nov 2013

Crystal Pulis

After what has seemed like an awfully long drawn out process. Palace have a new management team. Hot, or not so hot on the heels of the appointment of Iain Moody in a director capacity Steve Parish announced that Tony Pulis would take over the team with immediate effect. If you

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18 Nov 2013

View From Across The Pond

Yawn, Another International Break. We are on an international break worldwide and in the most part for friendlies. As I’ve said before on my radio show on blogtalk (Vuvuzela on Tuesday nights), these are pointless. It’s not that matches that are pointless or even club friendlies. Just friendlies for national teams that have just clinched

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17 Nov 2013

Time Is A Healer

It has never been easy being a fan of Crystal Palace. You just know that any kind of success is to be followed by a level of failure. And that failure is often followed by a level of success and so on. That’s why it isn’t easy but you have

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12 Nov 2013

The Kids Are Just Alright

  It is often heard around the vicinity of SE25 that Crystal Palace’s youth academy is one of the best in the country. Due to the recent slump in form (in truth it’s lasted eight months barring a magnificent play-off campaign), some locals are pining for an exciting youth prospect

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11 Nov 2013

View From Across The Pond

The Mystery That Is Freddy Adu There was a hope by Americans that in January of 2004 there was a savior, a the man who would bring the US game to the masses. Or so the hype machine said about Freddy Adu. Now almost a decade later, he’s on the

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