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Premier League
Crystal Palace must be realistic with Wilfried Zaha this summer
17:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

Given the money and lack of upward mobility in the modern game, every club finds itself with a talented player looking to move on at some point. This summer, Crystal Palace face being in that situation. Wilfried Zaha wants out. The…

Transfers
5 Premier League clubs ready to battle for John Mikel Obi?
15:00 Wednesday 15th May 2019

John Mikel Obi is once again a free agent. It’s his third time on the open market. The first opportunity lured him away from England. Far away. The second welcomed him back. Will the third return him to the Premier League? That's…

Premier League
Kevin de Bruyne health key to Manchester City's title defence
12:00 Monday 22nd April 2019

Manchester City’s back-to-back victories at the Etihad against Tottenham Hotspur left a bittersweet taste. Elimination from the Champions League quarterfinals in the first wasn't compensated by sending the Premier League title…

Premier League
One relegation place, two teams: Between Brighton and Cardiff, who wants it less?
08:00 Sunday 21st April 2019

While the world was wondering how David De Gea let that ball get past him and Juventus allowed to Ajax do the same, Cardiff beat Brighton 2-0 away at the Amex. The relegation race is back on. The Bluebirds are two points behind the Seagulls…

Premier League
Enigmatic is the kind term for Wilfred Zaha
09:00 Saturday 20th April 2019

Once upon a time, Wilfred Zaha left Crystal Palace for Manchester to become Sir Alex Ferguson’s last signing before the Scot’s retirement. But he flopped terribly. Perhaps Zaha stalled at United because he didn’t get…

Premier League
Can Michy Batshuayi solve Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea woes?
12:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Maurizio Sarri sent Michy Batshuayi on loan shortly after taking the Chelsea reins this past summer. When players score the crucial goal that delivers a league title, repeated loans aren't the path they expect their career to take.…

Premier League
Why Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka can feel hard done by after England snub
17:00 Friday 22nd March 2019

After a four-month hiatus, international football comes back with a bang. Qualification for the 2020 European Championships finally begins, with some mouthwatering fixtures in the offing. For England, they'll be looking to build upon a…

Fa Cup
Can the FA Cup make or break Crystal Palace season?
09:00 Saturday 16th March 2019

The FA Cup quarterfinals precede the international break. Crystal Palace travel to Vicarage Road to face Watford. The Eagles can use the good cheer a berth in the semifinals will bring. Their Premier League season is a mixed bag with too…

Managerial News
Guardiola can stay positive while developing a Plan B
12:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

The Premier League enters the 2018/19 lightning round. Only ten games remain for most teams. Preoccupied with FA Cup action, Chelsea and Brighton each have 11. Rumour has it they will play each other to fall back in line with everyone else.…

France
Could Hatem ben Arfa make a triumphant Premier League return?
12:00 Friday 1st March 2019

I cannot imagine the pain Hatem ben Arfa endured when Nigel de Jong introduced himself studs first in a match on 7 October 2010. I’m speaking in the literal sense. My mind won’t permit it. In that match between Newcastle and Manchester…

Premier League
7 youngsters who have been surprisingly good in the Premier League
15:00 Monday 25th February 2019

The pace in the Premier League is ramping up as we rapidly approach the finish line. Manchester City, Liverpool and perhaps Tottenham Hotspur are the ones challenging for the title while Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are in a race…

Fa Cup
Why it's great to see Premier League sides taking the FA Cup seriously
17:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

For many years, it has felt like the FA Cup has been spiralling into trouble. With everything in the beautiful game, it all filters down from the top. Once Premier League sides start taking it less seriously, others swiftly begin to fall in…

Premier League
Why Alan Shearer is wrong about Wilfried Zaha
17:00 Sunday 10th February 2019

Groundhog Day may have been a week ago, but for Wilfried Zaha, every day is a repeat. Once again the Ivorian finds himself in the middle of a storm in a teacup revolving around diving. Once again, he appears to have annoyed the pundits, among…

Fa Cup
Can Crystal Palace hurt already wounded Spurs?
08:00 Sunday 27th January 2019

Giant slayers, aren’t they? Well, this would’ve been beyond any question if Crystal Palace would’ve come with at least something at Anfield last weekend. But unfortunately, they lost 4-3 to Liverpool. Despite the loss, there…

Transfers
Equal Time: Crystal Palace must look beyond John Mikel Obi
09:00 Monday 21st January 2019

Without the luxury of a top-six-sized wallet, Crystal Palace crawled into the transfer market. The Eagles sought bargains, especially in midfield. Nigerian John Mikel Obi would have fit that bill before two-injury-laden years in China.…