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Premier League
How can Andros Townsend ease pressure on Ayew, Zaha?
12:00 Tuesday 11th February 2020

Andros Townsend returned for Crystal Palace in the 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United just over a week ago. It'd be the Englishman's first appearance since the 0-0 draw with Watford at the beginning of December. Townsend recovered…

Premier League
Why has Wilfried Zaha taken a backwards step this season?
08:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Wilfried Zaha's career can only be described as perplexing. After bursting onto the scene in the Championship play-off semi-final for Crystal Palace against Brighton & Hove Albion in 2013, the then 21-year-old seemed destined for the…

Premier League
Does Chelsea need a creative playmaker in January?
17:01 Friday 3rd January 2020

As Frank Lampard must’ve discovered, there are upsides and downsides to opting for a youthful front-line. Tammy Abraham’s coming-of-age stands a shining example of his managerial strengths. But Chelsea’s attacking…

Premier League
Is Jordan Ayew taking the shine off Wilfried Zaha?
12:01 Monday 7th October 2019

With 10 goals and five assists in the Premier League last season, Wilfried Zaha was the main man at Crystal Palace. The Ivory Coast international featured in 34 league matches for the Eagles, underlining his importance to the team. His efforts…

Premier League
Surprising Crystal Palace continue to confuse
19:01 Wednesday 11th September 2019

Crystal Palace continue to be English football's enigma. From earning an unlikely Premier League promotion in 2012/13 to struggling last term but eventually powering to a twelfth-placed top-flight finish, The Eagles always confuse. Their…

France
Why recent signings Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye can backfire on PSG
12:01 Thursday 8th August 2019

Paris Saint-Germain picked up Ander Herrera on a free transfer at June’s beginning. Les Parisiens then brought in Idrissa Gueye for £29 million nine days ago. Two decent, hard-working central midfielders who add depth. Nonetheless,…

Premier League
2019/20 Crystal Palace Premier League preview
17:00 Wednesday 31st July 2019

Crystal Palace’s odyssey to break into the Premier League’s top-half remains a never-ending journey. After narrowly missing out on a top-ten finish last season, the Eagles have done very little to keep up with the competition. As…

Transfers
Does Wilfried Zaha to Everton make sense?
09:01 Wednesday 31st July 2019

It's said that one man’s loss is another's gain. The same can apply to clubs in the transfer window. Arsenal opted for Nicolas Pepe, possibly closing the door on Wilfried Zaha. It's also said that when one door…

Transfers
Does Wilfred Zaha make sense for Arsenal?
12:01 Monday 8th July 2019

Not that they aren't accustomed to it, but people mocked Arsenal's initial offer for Wilfred Zaha. Crystal Palace rebuffed the opening £40 million bid. The Selhurst Park outfit value the player at twice that, minimum. In…

Transfers
Why Wan-Bissaka should reject Manchester United
12:01 Sunday 23rd June 2019

Aaron Wan-Bissaka is almost certain to join Manchester United in the coming days. Reports suggest a fee is close to being agreed with Crystal Palace, worth up to £55 million. If true, the Red Devils are pulling off a coup. For the…

Afcon
Ranking the top 10 AFCON stars
12:01 Friday 21st June 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations commences later today. Twenty-four countries battle it out for the prestigious trophy. Two years ago in the previous tournament, Cameroon engineered a minor upset to be crowned champions under Belgian…

Premier League
How will Manchester United spend their summer
08:00 Monday 20th May 2019

A 2-0 loss to Cardiff City capped off a rather forgetful season at Old Trafford. After labouring to a distant second place finish the season before, Manchester United struggled to compete for a top-four position in the close season. Jose Mourinho…

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…

Premier League
3 summer resolutions for Arsenal
15:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

The time has almost arrived to judge Unai Emery’s first season as Arsenal manager. After taking over the reins from Arsene Wenger, the Spaniard narrowly failed to achieve a top four Premier League finish. Though he has guided the Gunners…

Premier League
Was Wilfried Zaha's Manchester United hell due to club mismanagement?
15:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Wilfried Zaha opened up about his life at Crystal Palace, Manchester United and moments that carved his life. The winger transferred from Crystal Palace to Manchester United in 2013 when he was 19. Sir…