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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05 Nov 2013

Player Analysis – Joel Ward

Today we welcome George Gill to our growing band of writers. His debut article is something that we will look to introduce more of in the coming months. The first ‘Player Profile’ is on the ever popular full back, Joel Ward George is a second year student at Huddersfield University and is studying Music Technology & Pop

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04 Nov 2013

View From Across The Pond

Has Football Manager Ruined Us? I’m sure most who visit the website have played either Championship Manager or one of the many versions of Football Manager. I have Football Manager 12 on right now while I’m writing. My main thought with Football Manager 14 coming out is have management simulation games ruined our enjoyment of

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28 Oct 2013

View From Across The Pond

Who Cares What Footballers Say In light of Sir Alex Ferguson, releasing another autobiography, this writer ponders the question again, why should we care what footballers and managers say? Couldn’t they leave that to the real journo’s. Oh wait, all of them are ghost written by great journo’s. We won’t

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21 Oct 2013

View From Across The Pond

With his weekly view from afar, Stephen Brandt  takes his shot at an Arsenal midfielder. You can catch Stephen as the host of Vuvuzela on Blogtalk radio … Wilshere Just Doesn’t Get It So Jack Wilshere thinks that only people born in England should be playing for England. All hell broke

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20 Oct 2013

Safe Hands

On the topical subject of reliable goalkeepers, Jason Crame returns with his views on the players that he has seen represent Palace between the sticks …. A lot has been said of late about the number one jersey for England with the apparent drop in form of Joe Hart. It happens.

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14 Oct 2013

I Don’t Get It

With his views from across the pond, Stephen Brandt returns with a swipe at the Scottish champions … Celtic are pissing me off, and that’s not good. You sell all these players, get into the Champions League, and DON’T GET ANOTHER GOALSCORER? WHY DO YOU HATE ME? Okay, so people

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