15 Feb 2019

FA Cup Preview – Doncaster Rovers

The fifth round of the FA Cup is upon the Eagles for the second time in four seasons as the South London side travel to Doncaster Rovers to battle for a place in the last eight. Palace have only reached the quarter final stage once since losing in the semi

29 Jan 2019

What Did We Learn From The Cup Win Over Spurs?

It has turned from another flirt with the cup to a full on love affair with it once again, but what did we learn from beating the North London side? 1. Here’s to the old guard. Scott Dann, Joel Ward and Martin Kelly have all been forced to wait their

28 Jan 2019

FA Cup Statistics: Crystal Palace 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

MATCH FACTS Date – 27th January 2019 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 19,491 Referee – Kevin Friend Cards – Foyth, Sanchez, Benteke, Zaha Goals – Wickham (9), Townsend (34 pen) STAR EAGLE – Cheikhou Kouyate (8.0) TEB VERDICT Much ado about nothing after the comments from Roy Hodgson in

26 Jan 2019

The Spurs View

With Spurs heading south of the river for an FA Cup tie with the Eagles, TEB had a chat with Spurs fan and Sky Sports’ very own Michael Bridge to get his views on the season so far and thoughts on the game. Q. How has the season been for

25 Jan 2019

FA Cup Preview – Tottenham Hotspur

The fourth round of the FA Cup presents a London derby at Selhurst Park with Tottenham Hotspur the visitors. Hot on the heels of a League Cup semi final, Mauricio Pochettino takes his depleted side on a short trip across London to play the Eagles in front of the live

04 Jan 2019

The Grimsby View

With the visit of Grimsby Town coming up in the FA Cup Third Round, TEB had a chat with award winning broadcaster, filmaker and avid Mariners fan, Philip Norton. Q. Perhaps we could kick things off with how you became a Grimsby Town fan? One of my earliest memories is

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