17 Jul 2017

De Boer Is Right To Look Abroad Rather Than Spend Big On Current Premier League Talent

Frank de Boer’s appointment at Crystal Palace is the sign of a fresh mindset at Selhurst Park. In recent seasons, player recruitment has consisted of primarily scouting in England. Since promotion in 2013, only five permanent signings had never played in Britain before their arrival in South London, a mere

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13 Jul 2017

The Eagles Worst Signings In Recent Memory

At the time of writing, I, like many other Palace fans am getting slightly concerned about the lack of signings so far this summer. A new signing brings optimism to fans. Think Christian Benteke. Sometimes it leaves us a little confused. Think Zeki Fryers. It is what makes the transfer window so intriguing. I am

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12 Jul 2017

Loan Deal For Loftus-Cheek Confirmed

Palace have announced the signing of Chelsea and England Under 21 midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on a season long loan deal. The 22 year old has made over thirty appearances for the Stamford Bridge side and becomes Frank de Boer’s first signing since becoming boss of the Eagles. Born in Lewisham, Loftus-Cheek

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11 Jul 2017

Au Revoir Steeeeeve

Not unexpectedly, if only for the time it took to happen, but Steve Mandanda has finally made the switch back to his former club Marseille where he has signed a three year deal for an undisclosed fee. The 32 year old French international goalkeeper made just nine appearances for Palace during the 2016/17 Premier League season after

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05 Jul 2017

When The Eagles Reached Their Zenith

The 7th April 1991. Wembley Stadium. Palace were preparing to play in the Zenith Data Systems Cup Final. Sat with my Dad excited and nervous waiting for the match to kick off, it didn’t bother me that this was considered a poor excuse for a tournament. The third cup competition in

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30 Jun 2017

Palace Have The Right Man, Now He Needs The Right Plan

Steve Parish and Crystal Palace have finally, after what feels like the longest month on record, landed their new manager. Former Ajax and Inter Milan manager Frank De Boer has been handed the reigns at Selhurst Park. Palace fans are happy to have landed a significant up and coming manager

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26 Jun 2017

de Boer To Reign At Palace

After careful consideration following the departure of Sam Allardyce just a couple of weeks after the season ended, Palace have appointed Dutchman Frank de Boer as their new manager. The former Ajax and Inter Milan boss joins the Eagles on a three year deal. For many it has seemed a long

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24 Jun 2017

Important Appointment In A Crazy Industry

The managerial search appears to be nearing its conclusion in what has seemingly been a long drawn out process for Palace. But, has it really been that bad? With the lack of football the regular season provides heightening the focus on the lack of management in place at Selhurst Park,

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23 Jun 2017

Loyalty In Football Is Slowly Becoming A Thing Of The Past

There are a number of players that have remained at their club for what seems like an age. The list of loyal players below is like a who’s who in the game that we love, but will we see the likes of Paulo Maldini or Fancesco Totti again? It is

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15 Jun 2017

Ledley And Campbell Among Those On Leavers List

The Premier League recently published the released list which shows the players that have been released by clubs following the 2016/17 season. It is perhaps that sad time of year when the realisation for some, particularly younger players, that they will not be offered a new contract. For Palace, there

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