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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21 Jan 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To Arsenal

It was a hefty defeat to Arsenal after a terrible opening twenty-two minutes of the game but it is no good losing if you do not learn anything. So, what did we learn from the loss? Here are the five things TEB learnt 1 – Roy Hodgson and the players

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15 Jan 2018

Premier League Statistics: Crystal Palace 1-0 Burnley

MATCH FACTS Date – 13th January 2018 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 24,696 Referee – Michael Oliver Bookings – Bardsley, Taylor, Defour Goals – Sako (21) Star Eagle – Timothy Fosu-Mensah/ Bakary Sako (7.9) TEB VERDICT Even an injury ravaged squad could not effect the great league form that

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12 Jan 2018

Premier League Preview – Burnley

After a break to make way for the FA Cup, it is a return to league duty as the Premier League takes centre stage once again.  The next match up to take place at Selhurst Park will be between two sides that had a disappointing exit in the FA Cup

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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

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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

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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

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05 Jan 2018

Half Term Report: Real Progress But Hard Work Yet To Come

With the Premier League well over half way through its fixture list and focus turning to the FA Cup this weekend, it is time to take stock and assess exactly where Palace find themselves after more than twenty games.  Just as is the usual Palace way, the 2017/18 season has

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04 Jan 2018

Premier League Statistics: Southampton 1-2 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 2nd January 2018 Venue – St Marys’ Stadium Attendance – 28,411 Referee – Stuart Attwell Bookings – Fosu-Mensah Goals – Long (17), McArthur (69), Milivojevic (80) Star Eagle – Luka Milivojevic (8.1) TEB VERDICT When Palace went a goal down courtesy of a player who had

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02 Jan 2018

Premier League Preview – Southampton

We kick off the New Year by renewing our rivalry with Southampton for a trip to the South Coast, a fixture that has been all too common since the Eagles returned to the top division of English football.  The hosts have been in poor form and enter this fixture off

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