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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10 Jul 2018

We’re Off For A European Adventure With Palace

The tour of Scandinavia is not far away now and I am one of the fortunate ones to have the time off of work to see Palace play abroad. I am already dreading the fact that my flight out of Gatwick is six in the morning but it was cheap! Paying

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04 Jul 2018

Would Jack Wilshere Be Perfect For Palace?

Jack Wilshere will have been watching the World Cup in Russia and bemoaning his absence from the England squad. When Wilshere emerged on the scene at Arsenal, he was expected to be the next great hope to carry England to a quarter-final at a major tournament. When this World Cup

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18 Jun 2018

Dreaming Of A Transfer Window Wonderland

The summer transfer window. Possibly the most overhyped event every year, other than Christmas of course. Most Palace supporters have viewed our recent transfer window activity as pretty underwhelming, but are we actually that unusual? Having looked at the outcomes of other club’s seemingly more successful transfer windows maybe we

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07 Jun 2018

How Did Palace Players Do From A Statistical Point Of View?

Everyone loves a statistic and while they do not mean an awful lot in the general scheme of things, TEB enlisted the help of Devin Mendenhall to break down the season for the mighty Eagles. So, without any messing around we delve straight into the numbers which are for players who

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05 Jun 2018

From De Boer To Survival In 38 Tricky Steps

A new season and a new hope with the appointment of Frank de Boer and after another rough and tumble season it looked like we were finally branching out and trying to progress in the league. However, seven games in, no goals and a goal difference of minus seventeen, we

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