01 Feb 2018

Sorloth Joins The Eagles On Transfer Deadline Day

Palace completed the signing of Norwegian striker Alexander Sørloth for an undisclosed fee to become the third signing of the January transfer window. The 22-year-old joins the Eagles from Danish side, FC Midtjylland and has signed a four and a half year contract. He will wear the number nine shirt. The Trondheim born striker is

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01 Feb 2018

Premier League Statistics: West Ham United 1-1 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 30th January 2018 Venue – London Stadium Attendance – 56,911 Referee – Neil Swarbrick Bookings – Tomkins, Milivojevic, Townsend, Byram Goals – Benteke (24), Noble (43 pen) Star Eagle – Christian Benteke/ Wilfried Zaha (7.3) TEB VERDICT Another good example of respecting the point particularly when

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31 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From the Draw With West Ham

What did TEB learn from the draw at the London Stadium against West Ham United? Here are my five things. 1. Palace need a ‘Plan B’. When Wilfried Zaha is off colour, or indeed being set upon by three or four defenders as he was in this game, we look

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30 Jan 2018

When Can We Properly Scrutinise VAR Without Being Told To ‘Give It Time’?

The Video Assistant Referee system (VAR) seemed a great idea a year ago. The latest in football’s conveyer belt of overdue technologies, poised to eradicate the biggest of refereeing errors. It appeared great. Finally, a system that will help officials differentiate between a foul that is either inside or outside

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29 Jan 2018

Premier League Preview – West Ham United

After a much needed break over the weekend, it is a welcome return to league action for the Eagles as they make the short trip across London to take on West Ham United at the London Stadium. It is perhaps not ideal that after such a heavy defeat a break

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26 Jan 2018

The West Ham View

As we build up to our trip to the London Stadium, TEB had a chat with Jake from West Ham COYI to find out about their season so far. Q. What do you make of the season so far for West Ham? It has been a frustrating season so far.

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25 Jan 2018

Stealing A Living

There is a story that crops up every few years about the tale of a Brazilian footballer named Carlos Kaiser. Kaiser, nicknamed because his resemblance in style to Franz Beckenbauer, was a product of the Brazilian football system in the late seventies that had been inspired by the great Brazil

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24 Jan 2018

Jach Becomes Second January Signing

Hot on the heels of Erdal Rakip joining the Eagles, Polish international Jaroslaw Jach arrives from Zaglebie Lubin. The 23-year-old 6ft 4in tall defender has signed a three-and-a-half year contract for an undisclosed fee. Talking to the official club website, the Pole revealed how pleased he is with the move;

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23 Jan 2018

Young Swede Rakip Signs On Loan

Roy Hodgson has made his first signing as Palace boss with the arrival of Swedish Under 21 international midfielder Erdal Rakip. The 21-year-old midfielder has signed on loan for the rest of the season from Portuguese giants Benfica who Rakip signed for from Swedish side Malmo earlier this month. The

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22 Jan 2018

Premier League Statistics: Arsenal 4-1 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 20th January 2018 Venue – Emirates Stadium Attendance -59,386 Referee – Chris Kavanagh Bookings – None Goals – Monreal, Iwobi, Koscielny, Lacazette Star Eagle – James Tomkins (7.5) TEB VERDICT An awful opening twenty-two minutes handed the hosts all three points to become the only team

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