24 May 2017

Palace Out-Palace Themselves As Allardyce Throws A Big Sam Shaped Spanner In The Summer Works

By Palace’s standards, it was a fairly mundane end to the season. A 4-0 victory over Hull finally extinguished any lasting embers of relegation fear, despite the fact that the Eagles hadn’t occupied one of the bottom three places since mid-February. The submissive final day defeat to Manchester United’s teenagers

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24 May 2017

Allardyce Walks

Sam Allardyce resigned yesterday as Palace manager just five months after signing a two and a half year deal, replacing Alan Pardew. The 62-year-old former Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United boss, led the Eagles to eight wins in twenty-one games to finish fourteenth in the Premier League. In a statement

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29 Dec 2016

Big Sam Kicks Off New Era At Palace

The departure of Alan Pardew was unexpected only for its timing rather than whether it would actually happen. An announcement appeared on the official Palace website at 2.57pm, several days after the home defeat to Chelsea and most were gearing up for the next few games with Pardew still in

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29 Sep 2016

What Now For England?

Where do we go from here then, England? Our county cricket system is trying to implode itself. One of our greatest cyclists is being accused of being a drug cheat. The coach of our national team, of our national sport, has gone. What a time to be alive. This is,

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