10 Jan 2018

FA Cup Statistics: Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 8th January 2018 Venue – Amex Community Stadium Attendance – 14,507 Referee – Andre Marriner Bookings – Riedewald Goals – Stephens (25), Sako (69), Murray (87) Star Eagle – Bakary Sako (8) TEB VERDICT Disappointing all round on the South Coast in a game where neither

08 Jan 2018

FA Cup Preview – Brighton & Hove Albion

While the league match a few weeks ago focused on off the pitch issues, the use of the Video Assistant Referee seems to be the talking point ahead of this game. Many outside the two clubs including plenty in the media refuse to accept this fixture as a ‘true’ rivalry

07 Jan 2018

A Look To The Future As Palace Feature In Competitive VAR Trial

The subject of video technology has been much discussed including here at TEB, but little did we know that a game featuring Palace would be the first to trial the Video Assistance Referee (VAR) in England. The last time TEB touched on the topic was courtesy of Lucy White back

22 Mar 2017

Do Looks Count?

Do looks count? I guess it all depends what we are talking. Our partner’s looks may have faded years ago but we’ve got used to them and after all, they can make a decent cup of tea and a mean bacon sandwich! But be it a car, a football shirt

20 Feb 2017

Liberating Weekend Ends So Let The Fight Begin

It was a weekend like no other. There was no build up of dread over the course of the preceding week. There didn’t seem to be too much despondency or sign of a hangover following another anemic display at the Britannia (or whatever it’s now called) last Saturday. Perhaps it

29 Jan 2017

FA Cup Statistics: Crystal Palace 0-3 Manchester City

MATCH FACTS Date – 28th January 2017 Venue – Sehurst Park Attendance – 13,979 Referee – Mike Jones Bookings – Kelly, Ledley, Mutch, Sagna, Toure, Sterling Goals – Sterling, Sane, Toure Star Eagle – Jeffrey Schlupp TEB VERDICT Disappointing cup exit against quality opponents but neither team were on form.

27 Jan 2017

FA Cup Preview – Manchester City

The FA Cup returns to take centre stage once again as the fourth round of games take place this weekend. After successes in the third round, Palace and City were paired in the draw and will take each other on at Selhurst Park. The last meeting between the two also

27 Jan 2017

The City View

The Eagles take a break from the stresses and strains of the Premier League to entertain Manchester City at Selhurst Park in the fourth round of the FA Cup. We had a chat with City fan Craig Perry to find out more about their season so far. Q. The last

19 Jan 2017

FA Cup Statistics: Crystal Palace 2-1 Bolton Wanderers

MATCH FACTS Date – 17th January 2017 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 7,149 Referee – Stuart Attwell Bookings – Ledley, Wilson, Thorpe Goals – Henry (48), Benteke (68, 77) Star Eagle – Christian Benteke TEB VERDICT A very welcome first win under the management of Sam Allardyce even if

09 Jan 2017

FA Cup Statistics – Bolton Wanderers 0-0 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 7th January 2017 Venue – Macron Stadium Attendance – 11,683 Referee – Roger East Bookings – Beevers, Spearing Star Eagle – Julian Speroni TEB VERDICT A return to familiar surroundings for Allardyce and Lee in a game that perhaps should not have ended goalless considering the