28 Aug 2016

Premier League Review: Crystal Palace 1-1 Bournemouth

Returning to Selhurst Park after a well needed holiday, I was full of anticipation of three points after missing both the matches against Tottenham Hotspur and Blackpool. Confident that even without Yannick Bolasie and Mile Jedinak who have moved on to Everton and Aston Villa respectively, we would still have

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28 Aug 2016

We Have To Adapt To Benteke Strengths

“The most clueless, soulless, directionless half of football since George Burley. No fight, no skill, no desire, no plan. Utterly pathetic.” The verdict of TEB’s very own James Howland in what was a very sombre TEB WhatsApp group chat at half time against Bournemouth. Onlookers might think it was drastically

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27 Aug 2016

Premier League Preview – Bournemouth

After just a couple of games into the new Premier League season, the bottom two clubs face each other at Selhurst Park, both keen to get some points on the board ahead of the first international break. The arrival of Christian Benteke in South London has been welcomed across the

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26 Aug 2016

The Bournemouth View

This weekend we welcome Bournemouth to Selhurst Park so we had a chat with the guys at fan site Tales From The South End. Q. What are your hopes and dreams for the new season? To follow in the footsteps of Leicester City and win the title. Baring that happening,

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25 Aug 2016

Fantasy Preview – Match Week 3

We did it folks! We made it through another week of fantasy Premier League and we’re better for it. It is becoming clearer with each passing day which teams and players will be fantasy assets this season and which will likely fall short of their pre-season potential. If you happen

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25 Aug 2016

Local Derbies And Brand New Stadium Take Centre Stage

Premier League football is now well underway with the second round of fixtures taking place over the weekend. The action began in Saturday’s early kick off when Stoke City entertained Manchester City at the Britania Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s side blew away the Potters in emphatic style, with Sergio Aguero and

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25 Aug 2016

FA Women’s Premier League: Crystal Palace 2-2 Coventry United

Palace Ladies kicked off in the new season at the top of the FA pyramid in fine form as they extended last season’s unbeaten form into the new campaign. The Eagles, who have been handed just about the most difficult set of fixtures possible in their first six games, played

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24 Aug 2016

League Cup Review – Crystal Palace 2-0 Blackpool

Whether it was a sign that this competition is going to be taken seriously this season, Alan Pardew elected to put out strong side for the visit of League Two Blackpool. Record signing Christian Benteke donned the number seventeen shirt, recently vacated by Andros Townsend, made his debut as the Eagles. James

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24 Aug 2016

We’ve Come A Long Way To Benteke

Although the chase has been long and public, the confirmation of the signing of Christian Benteke was a great moment, a big boost after a disappointing start. I remember the game against Villa two seasons ago when Benteke dispossessed Scott Dann, ran forward and fired a shot into the bottom

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23 Aug 2016

League Cup Preview – Blackpool

The revamped League Cup is the next fixture on the calendar as Palace welcome Blackpool to Selhurst Park. After starting the Premier League season with two defeats, the cup will likely provide a welcome distraction and a chance for the Eagles to find some kind of form even if Alan Pardew opts

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