05 Sep 2018

No Need To Panic But There Is Work To Do

Ah, so the football season is well and truly under way and, as ever, the Palace are confounding expectations by doing what we normally do. Kept our manager from last season – CHECK! Kept our best player on a new extended contract – CHECK! Made some astute signings for not

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26 Aug 2018

A Summer Of Change For The Eagles?

Despite taking their time, Steve Parish and the player recruitment team oversaw a very promising and shrewd transfer window, seemingly moving from the transfer policy of the past. Whether this was merely down to financial restraints or is indeed the start of a new transfer strategy to Selhurst Park remains

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25 Aug 2018

Au Revoir Yohan, You Will Be Missed

As the Yohan Cabaye era came to end for both the player and Crystal Palace Football Club, I thought it would be fitting to put together a piece on together on one of the best midfielders we have seen pull on the red and blue. The Frenchman joined Palace from French heavyweights Paris Saint

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24 Aug 2018

Forget The Past, It Is Time To Get Behind Benteke

A player who has had contrasting seasons in the red and blue, Christian Benteke needs our support more than ever – and it will benefit all parties. The appointment of Frank de Boer in the summer of 2017 sparked optimism and excitement beyond recognition for Palace’s supporters. The former Barcelona defender

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22 Aug 2018

The Holmesdale Fanatics – A View From Block E

Amongst all the transfer ups and downs and the will we lose Wilfried Zaha or not drama over the close season, I did see some snippets on various websites about the Holmesdale Fanatics being disbanded. I must confess, I had hoped this fell into the same category as Wilf being off

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21 Aug 2018

What Next For Jairo?

When, last summer, young Dutch prospect Jairo Riedewald joined what was thought to be the start of a new revolution at Selhurst Park under Frank De Boer, one of the many attributes the Palace faithful were excited about was the players versatility, having operated at centre half, left back and

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16 Aug 2018

The Rise And Rise Of Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Having witnessed Aaron Wan-Bissaka only a handful of times previously, I could not have commented much before he won Palace’s Player of the Month back in March. Joining the Palace academy at the age of eleven, he was a natural wide man playing down the left and right flanks. Aaron

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27 Jul 2018

Atlanta Have Made A Real Splash In The MLS Pond

As TEB continues the series of featured articles looking at the football scene in the United States, I turned my attentions to Atlanta, Georgia which has always had a rich history in the game. Atlanta United FC is the third club in the city since the late sixties. In 1967, Atlanta Braves

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23 Jul 2018

Changing Of The Guard Sees Some Fan Favourites Head For Pastures New

This summer has seen one of the more significant changes to the squad of players at Selhurst Park than for some time. Contracts have come to an end for Damien Delaney, Yohan Cabaye, Bakary Sako and Chung-yong Lee. Each of them have contributed in their own way, some more than

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19 Jul 2018

It’s Coming Home To Selhurst Park

The dream is over now but already it is clear that the national reaction to a World Cup semi-final defeat is a mixture of sadness and pride. So, after years of disappointment and disillusionment, the whole country loves the England team (unless you are from Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland!) and

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