06 Feb 2018

Premier League Statistics: Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle United

MATCH FACTS Date – 4th February 2018 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 25,746 Referee – Andre Marriner Bookings – Dummett, Fosu-Mensah Goals – Diame (22), Milivojevic (55 pen) Star Eagle – Christian Benteke (8.2) TEB VERDICT It is hard to feel dismayed at the point taken from this game

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05 Feb 2018

Five Things TEB Learnt From The Draw With Newcastle

A tough afternoon at Selhurst Park resulted in a fightback by the Eagles after going a goal down but here are my thoughts on the point against Newcastle that really should have been all three.  1. Palace need to be more clinical. Newcastle United, and Swansea City for that matter,

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04 Feb 2018

Premier League Preview – Newcastle United

The Premier League returns to Selhurst Park with the visit of Newcastle United as the Eagles bid to continue their move away from the bottom three. Roy Hodgson will be keen for his side to continue the great run that has seen just two losses in fourteen games after the

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03 Feb 2018

The Newcastle View

The next challenge for this Premier League campaign is the visit of Newcastle United so TEB had a chat with Jacob Jackman about their season so far.  Q. What did you make of our encounter earlier in the season which Newcastle managed to edge with a late winner? I think

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02 Feb 2018

Drama For Dundee On Transfer Deadline Day

A fantastic win on Saturday against Hamilton saw us net a 98th minute winner. On Tuesday, in the Scottish Cup fourth round replay, we beat Inverness for the first time ever at the Tulloch Stadium to set up a tie with Motherwell at Dens. Confidence was running high and we

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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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31 Jan 2018

Welcome To The Most Overhyped Day Of The Entire Football Season

So here we are, Transfer Deadline Day. The most hyped day in the football calendar. The day that sees Jim White don the adopted yellow colour scheme and shouts every word as he waits for the big breaking transfer story that so often rarely happens. The early days of the

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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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