What is Going Wrong for Crystal Palace?

What is Going Wrong for Crystal Palace?

Currently sitting in 20th place, both winless, goalless, and pointless, is Crystal Palace. This position would not have been anticipated by most Palace fans and football pundits, after a decent summer transfer window bringing in the permanent transfer of Mamadou Sakho, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and Jairo Riedewald. However, despite these additions, the Eagles have looked extremely poor under both Frank de Boer and new manager Roy Hodgson, collecting a series of unwanted records and not managing to score a …
Why Frank de Boer could be destined to fail at Crystal Palace

Why Frank de Boer could be destined to fail at Crystal Palace

They very often say that the game of football is entrenched in tradition and it’s tradition itself that has hindered its progress over the years. It’s always wonderful to have something desirable to hark back on, but the borderline that separates evolution from tradition never blurs out when it actually must. And rightly so, Chris Anderson and David Sally open their book ‘The Numbers Game’ by criticising football’s tendency to never stop taking a dip into the primitive. It says: …
Marcelo Brozovic - introducing the Arsenal and Liverpool target

Marcelo Brozovic - introducing the Arsenal and Liverpool target

According to Gazzetta Dello Sport, Marcelo Brozovic is a target for both Liverpool and Arsenal. The report states that after asking about the midfielder earlier in the window, both clubs are set to return strong and it could result in a battle for the Croatian midfielder. Inter had previously priced the midfielder at €30m, but their stance may have softened in recent days due to the managerial change. Frank de Boer is set to be appointed after Roberto Mancini was …
Could West Ham be set for a bright future?

Could West Ham be set for a bright future?

West Ham have one of the most decorated histories in English football and it appears that they are making significant strides towards competing in the top half of the table again. Sam Allardyce has laid a platform at the club to push on for greater things. The Englishman looked like he had taken the club as far as he could as West Ham struggled to build on a good first half of the season. This summer the club have the …
Tottenham Hotspur News: Glenn wants to restore faith at the Lane

Tottenham Hotspur News: Glenn wants to restore faith at the Lane

Tottenham Hotspur are all over the news once again and it it down to Daniel Levy's decision to terminate the employment of Andre Villas-Boas on Monday afternoon. There will be no shortage of applicants for the role of Head Coach at White Hart Lane. Names such as Fabio Capello, Frank De Boer, Michael Laudrup and Roberto Di Matteo have already made their way to the top of most bookmakers lists. However, there is one man who has already thrown his …