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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.…

Transfers
Equal Time: Crystal Palace needs to go all out for Mikel John Obi
08:00 Monday 21st January 2019

Rumours emanating from Selhurst Park indicate Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace are seriously considering signing Nigerian midfielder Mikel John Obi. This should not end up as just another rumour; Palace must go all out to win Mikel’s…

Premier League
Why is Jason Puncheon locked in the Crystal Palace dungeon?
12:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon has endured a bad year on and off the pitch. He suffered a serious knee injury at the start of 2018, was found guilty of assault when the season came to a close. He was nearly forced out of the club…

Premier League
Nathaniel Clyne is Liverpool and England’s true forgotten man
09:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

A little over four years ago, Southampton's two starting full-backs departed for pastures new. Luke Shaw headed for Manchester United. Nathaniel Clyne dropped him off then travelled another 35 miles across the M62 to Liverpool. In subsequent…

Premier League
Mourinho v Sir Alex: Winning as a means and an end
17:00 Tuesday 27th November 2018

You want to believe in a manager who's won multiple Champions Leagues and titles in four top-flight competitions. Jose Mourinho makes that difficult. You're never certain what game he's playing. Even when you understand he's…

Premier League
Could Pape Souare be on his way out of Crystal Palace in January?
09:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

Pape Souare was left out of the matchday squad in Crystal Palace’s 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on November 10 and hasn’t featured in the Premier League for the Eagles since their opening game of the season. The left back's…

Football
What is the reason behind Nemanja Matic’s decline?
08:00 Monday 19th November 2018

Even though Manchester United signed Romelu Lukaku for £75 million two years ago, the biggest summer surprise in 2017 was Chelsea's willingness to sell Nemanja Matic to their direct rivals. Many Blues fans expressed outrage. Chelsea…

Premier League
5 possible Premier League destinations for Danny Drinkwater
12:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been at the club for 14 months, but it looks like his time at Stamford Bridge may be coming to an end. The 28-year-old failed to make a competitive appearance under new boss Mauricio Sarri, with the Italian…