Last summer seems a very long time ago. So long, in fact, that Mauricio Pellegrino and Frank de Boer were both highly regarded, sought after managers with growing reputations in football across Europe. It was a time when neither were viewed as sub-standard managerial fallacies, with one struggling to keep
Palace are currently eyeing up a summer move for former Chelsea player Andre Schurrle, who is currently playing for German side Borussia Dortmund. It is believed that the Eagles were previously given the opportunity and a clear chance to sign the Germany international during the January transfer window last month.
The signing of Chinese international defenders Sun Jihai and Fan Zhiyi caused a bit of a stir back in 1998 when Palace unveiled the new additions but the expected influx of players from China failed to materialised. It looked like many would follow from a country with the largest population
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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.