14 May 2016

Premier League Preview – Southampton

The last game of the Premier League season is finally upon us as Palace take a second trip of the season to St Marys’ following their FA Cup third round success in January. The Saints are chasing a spot in European competition for next season so will be keen to take all

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14 May 2016

Gayle Proves He Is A Natural Born Goalscorer

We have finally secured our Premier League status after a improved second half display against a fluid Stoke City side. In the Premier League it has not been a season that we were hoping for, at Christmas we were joint fourth and many were tipping us for a potential European spot. In

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13 May 2016

Fantasy Preview – Match Week 38

With a tear in the eye, I bring you my final fantasy preview of the season as we head in to the final round of games on England’s top division. Those of you that are challenging in your fantasy leagues, I wish you the best of luck and hope that

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13 May 2016

The Southampton View

Well, the end of the season is upon us and what a Premier League season it has been. Ahead of the trip to the South Coast, we had a chat to Jake from St Marys’ Musings to find out about the season for Southampton and hopes for the summer. Q.

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12 May 2016

Turn Wembley Into A Sea Of Red And Blue

Not that many of us were worried at all but now that our Premier League safety has been confirmed and a fourth campaign in the top division beckons, attention rightly turns to the FA Cup final. Eagles fans will once again head to the historic stadium and our pals at

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12 May 2016

The Most Successful Colours In Football

When we think about successful teams of the Premier League era, two colours stand out. Red and blue. The league has only been won by teams wearing either of these two colours – Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Leicester City, Arsenal and Blackburn Rovers. It would figure that one of these colours

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11 May 2016

Regardless Of The Past, Safe Standing Has To Be The Future

This week I wish to discuss something slightly outside of my usual Premier League remit. It was alleged by Scottish newspaper the Daily Record that Celtic Chief Executive Peter Lawwell had announced plans for them to introduce safe standing for fans as of next season. Following those sentiments, Hillsborough campaigner

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09 May 2016

The Premier League Fan Barometer Table

Saturday’s results finally mean we can stop looking at the league table. So time to put together an alternative league table – the fan satisfaction table. Choosing the happiest fans and the unhappiest fans is very straightforward and matches the real table. But other than Leicester City and Aston Villa, how do

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08 May 2016

Premier League Review – Crystal Palace 2-1 Stoke City

Match Facts Date – 7th May 2016 Venue – Selhurst Park Attendance – 23,990 Referee – Kevin Friend Bookings – Soaure, McArthur, Whelan, Pieters Goals – Adam (26), Gayle (47, 68) Star Eagle – Dwight Gayle (8.8) Match Review The last Premier League action of the season at Selhurst Park

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08 May 2016

Final Month Of The Season Provides Mixed Emotions

The heralding of May in football terms is usually bittersweet, and with particular focus on Palace over the last few seasons this has very much been the case. It has become a ritual in the past three seasons to reflect on a season that surpassed expectations with continued optimism for

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