10 Sep 2018

War Of Words Between Fanatics And Club Continue

We all know what happened on Saturday. Palace’s record without Wilfried Zaha starting is not great. In fact, it is downright awful. Once the news broke of his injury early on Saturday morning, many Palace fans feared the worst. And the worst is what we got. Christian Benteke missed chances. Again. Luka

05 Sep 2018

No Need To Panic But There Is Work To Do

Ah, so the football season is well and truly under way and, as ever, the Palace are confounding expectations by doing what we normally do. Kept our manager from last season – CHECK! Kept our best player on a new extended contract – CHECK! Made some astute signings for not

04 Sep 2018

Five Things We Learnt From The Defeat To Southampton

It was a disappointing afternoon at Selhurst Park on Saturday in more ways than one but what did we learn? Well, this was tougher than usual to pinpoint but here goes! 1. It might be a tiresome point to be making, but Palace still cannot find a plan without Wilfried

03 Sep 2018

Premier League Statistics: Crystal Palace 0-2 Southampton

MATCH FACTS Date – 1st September 2018 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 25,495 Referee – Martin Atkinson Cards – Wan-Bissaka, Vestergaard Goals – Ings, Højbjerg STAR EAGLE – Wayne Hennessey (7.8) TEB VERDICT This was another game where Palace desperately missed star man Wilfried Zaha. The usual outlet of

31 Aug 2018

Premier League Preview – Southampton

It has taken almost a month but Palace welcome Southampton to Selhurst Park for what is just their second home game of the season. The visitors seem familiar opponents and are arguably the team Palace have faced the most over the five seasons and counting Premier League football has returned

31 Aug 2018

Memory Lane – Southampton

Ahead of our second home game of the season, I continue my walk down memory lane, back through my 24 years and over 600 games of watching Palace. Below, I reflect on the highs and lows that I’ve seen against our opposition. Some clubs, I’ve got a rich history of

30 Aug 2018

Missed Chances Were Our Downfall At Vicarage Road

There is a reason that I wait a while after a Palace match to pen my thoughts on TEB. The debacle on Sunday is the main reason why. After some time to reflect, and after watching United get blown away at Old Trafford, here are my thoughts… There are countless reasons

28 Aug 2018

Premier League Statistics: Watford 2-1 Crystal Palace

MATCH FACTS Date – 26th August 2018 Venue – Vicarage Road Attendance – 20,014 Referee – Anthony Taylor Cards – Capoue, Holebas, Janmaat, Pereryra, Zaha Goals – Pereryra (53), Holebas (71), Zaha (78) STAR EAGLE – Andros Townsend (6.8) TEB VERDICT It is fair to say that Palace versus Watford

26 Aug 2018

A Summer Of Change For The Eagles?

Despite taking their time, Steve Parish and the player recruitment team oversaw a very promising and shrewd transfer window, seemingly moving from the transfer policy of the past. Whether this was merely down to financial restraints or is indeed the start of a new transfer strategy to Selhurst Park remains

25 Aug 2018

Premier League Preview – Watford

Two games into the new Premier League season and it is almost as if it had not gone away as the Eagles prepare for ther second away trip. Next up, Palace travel to Vicarage Road to take on a Watford side who have started the season well with two wins