10 Feb 2016

Transfer Window Hype Losing Its Appeal

It is over a week since the transfer window for January 2016 firmly shut and the curtains were drawn, and it is fair to say all in all, it was one of the dullest across the whole of football for a while. Manchester City won deadline day, with their announcement

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10 Feb 2016

Without Fans Football Is Nothing

Reports stated that around 25% of the Anfield home contingent made their way from their seats to the exits on 77 minutes in Liverpool’s game against Sunderland on Saturday. This pre-orchestrated move by Liverpool fans was undertaken as a protest to a recent announcement that some ticket prices at the home of

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09 Feb 2016

Women’s Premier League: Crystal Palace 4-3 Luton Town

Crystal Palace Ladies returned to long awaited Premier League action after a prolonged New Year break, extended by cup duties and recent poor weather writes chairman Richard Spokes. Arriving at the ground with a strong squad head coach Dean Davenport was in confident mood and looking forward to a close

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09 Feb 2016

Academy Dilemma For All Clubs

Despite the game on Saturday ending in a draw, it contained a bit of history as Hiram Boateng was substituted onto the pitch at the Liberty Stadium to make his league debut for Palace. This was the first league debut by any Palace academy graduate in the Premier League in

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08 Feb 2016

77 Red Balloons

It has been a tough for weeks for the Palace While there have been two good FA Cup wins, we lost five games in a row before the encouraging draw at Swansea on Saturday. This can be a tense time of year for football fans. The season is building up

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07 Feb 2016

Premier League Review: Swansea City 1-1 Crystal Palace

Match Facts Date – 6th February 2016 Venue – Liberty Stadium Attendance – 20,492 Referee – Mike Dean Bookings – Fernandez, Delaney, Jedinak Goals – Sigurdsson, Dann Star Eagle – Damien Delaney (8.1) Match Review The injury crisis continues with James McArthur out for the rest of the season with

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07 Feb 2016

Back With A Bang, Time To Be An Optimist

Sometimes in football, and with Palace, you have to sit back, take a deep breath and try to forget that you support one of the most topsy turvy football clubs in England. For me, the best trick is logging out of Twitter, switching off my phone and sleeping on it,

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06 Feb 2016

Rough Treatment Needs To Be Addressed

It has been a while since I penned one of these articles, firstly due to that mysterious Russian hacker and then last week a pesky illness caught me very much off guard. I am glad to be back and raring to go for the second half of the season which

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05 Feb 2016

Fantasy Preview – Match Week 25

The transfer window is done and dusted so we can now settle down and strap ourselves in for the run in to the end of the season. It will be interesting to see the impact, if any, of new signings from a fantasy perspective. Here are my tips for your

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05 Feb 2016

Premier League Preview – Swansea City

A trip to South Wales is the next on the list for Palace to try and get out of this dreaded run or form having lost five Premier League games in a row and not won for seven. Saving their best form for the FA Cup is one thing but

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