12 Sep 2017

Frankly A Mess As Records Tumble With De Boer Sacking After 77 Days In Charge

So here we are again. After weeks of speculation, Crystal Palace confirmed on Monday that Frank de Boer had been sacked as manager after just 77 days and four Premier League games in charge. The records, for both parties, do not read well but will undoubtedly have more enduring consequences for

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11 Sep 2017

Premier League Statistics: Burnley 1-0 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 10th September 2017 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 18,862 Referee – Michael Oliver Bookings – Brady, Benteke Goals – Wood (3) Star Eagle – Yohan Cabaye (7.9) TEB VERDICT An early catastrophic defensive error proved to be the difference between the two sides but this

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08 Sep 2017

Premier League Preview – Burnley

This weekend sees a welcome return to Premier League action, unless you are a fan of a club that has yet to get off the mark this season that is. The Eagles travel to Turf Moor in a live televised fixture at the venue that has seen a number of

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08 Sep 2017

The Burnley View

Following a short break for international football, the Premier League returns with Palace heading to Turf Moor. TEB had a chat with Lancashire Telegraph reporter Tyrone Marshall to get the latest from Burnley. Q. How do you assess last season for Burnley in the Premier League? It was a very

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01 Sep 2017

Disappointing Deadline Day Even With Return Of Sakho

The closer we got to Transfer Deadline Day, the more fans got nervous about the lack of activity by the Eagles. There is no doubt that it was not for the want of trying but with constant rumours about the position of Frank de Boer as manager, it became clear

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01 Sep 2017

TEB Interview – Mark Goldberg

The 3rd of March 1999. It might not immediately jump out as a particularly significant date for the younger generation of Crystal Palace fans, but it is one still very much etched in the history of the club. It was on that day that the Eagles called in the administrators,

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31 Aug 2017

Stop Being a Niasse-hole, Dad…

Every year we tell ourselves it will be different, but the cycle is vicious and familiar. There is a wonderful moment about a week before every season starts, where the majority of Premier League clubs are brimming with wide-eyed optimism. The shiny new signings paraded in their club’s new fifth

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28 Aug 2017

Frank de Boer Is Breaking The Barrier For Academy Players At Palace

The Frank de Boer era at Palace has started woefully. Defeats in each of the opening three Premier League games leaves the Eagles nineteenth heading into the international break and the team are yet to adjust to the Dutchman’s ‘total football’ philosophy. However, if there is anything at all positive

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27 Aug 2017

Frank De Goer? Frank De Going? Frank De Gone?

The world of football has always been a little bit mad. However this year, it seems that madness has been scaled up a notch onto a new level of bonkers. Players moving for transfer fees in the hundreds of millions, signing contracts worth half a million pounds a week, with

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27 Aug 2017

Premier League Statistics: Crystal Palace 0-2 Swansea City

MATCH FACTS Date – 26th August 2017 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 23,477 Referee – Andre Marriner Bookings – Puncheon, Ward, Benteke, Cabaye, Fer Goals – Abraham (44), Ayew (48) Star Eagle – Scott Dann (7.1) TEB VERDICT After plenty of positives from the narrow defeat at Liverpool last

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