01 Jul 2013

What Could Have Been

The late eighties and early nineties were seriously heady days. It was perhaps impossible to believe that we would relive anything close to the promotion success beating Blackburn in the 1989 play offs. But that was topped the very next season, retaining top flight status and reaching the FA Cup final.  “Surely the

30 Jun 2013

Do Opposites Attract?

So, we are currently straddling the period between the end of the last fantastic season and eagerly looking forward to the new season with Palace in the English Premiership. Having reviewed this prospect over and over in conjunction with the feelings of optimism, hope, excitement and a healthy bit of

27 Jun 2013

The Day We Won The Cup

When Geoff went up to lift the Zenith Cup … We were there!! The Zenith Data Systems Cup was a rather odd competition. Better known as the Full Members Cup before the advertising took hold. The third club trophy up for grabs and always the poor relation, just as the

21 Jun 2013

It Was Not A Dream

Many of us will have had different points at which the incredible result at Wembley finally dawned. I doubt that it would have been the final whistle or even at any stage of that evening or week that followed. For some it was the Carling Cup draw earlier this week but

15 Jun 2013

The Eagles Beak Premier League Fans Squad

Nothing better than a squad of fans to take on the Premier League. We were overrun with your tweets wanting to be involved, even to the point that some of our followers had to miss out on a sqaud number. But here we are, the latest screen shots with massive

13 Jun 2013

Scream If You Want To Go Faster

Regular contributor to The Eagles Beak, Paul Price brings us his view straight from the Palace rollercoaster. Let us know your thoughts on Twitter with @P_CPFC_Price and @TheEaglesBeak. It’s a family affair. Logo designed by Daisy and George Price With the fans already boarding the #CPFC rollercoaster and with the clock ticking away towards

10 Jun 2013

Silly Season

It is a common nickname for this time of year when the football season has ended. But it is more so evident when a team like us has secured promotion to the Premier League through the play offs. When you consider that length of time it takes for the play

01 Jun 2013

The Promised Land

The dream has become reality and we are once again a Premier League team. It is still hard to comprehend. But the blood sweat and tears of the season has been extremely worth it. An absolutely immense achievement.While the dust settles on the result on Monday and the celebrations that

31 May 2013

The Underdogs Strike Back

Palace were most definitely the underdogs on Monday nights play-off game against Watford due to the unfortunate absence of Glen Murray, who scored thirty spectacular goals earlier in the season. The game ended 0-0 after full time which was a surprise as Palace played brilliantly throughout. Watford had the pressure

30 May 2013

The Impossible Dream

I still have to pinch myself just to make sure that it is not all a dream. I travelled back from Wembley in quite a daze. Even witnessing the events of that bank holiday Monday afternoon, it is still so hard to comprehend. Even watching the re-runs and highlights several