Brighton and Hove Albion: 17/18 Season Preview

Brighton and Hove Albion: 17/18 Season Preview

It’s never ever easy to be a Premier League new boy, especially in the modern-day footballing environment where the competition to stay up is as fierce as it can get. Every newly-promoted outfit faces the challenge of avoiding the red zone during their Premier League and it is a case of easier said than done. Well, that’s exactly the situation Brighton and Hove Albion will face when they play their first ever Premier League season. Clubs like Bournemouth and Swansea …
Glenn Murray: From Barrow to the Big League

Glenn Murray: From Barrow to the Big League

At the start of season Glenn Murray was on the fringes of the palace set up as new signings Yaya Sanogo, Marouane Chamakh and Shola Ameobi joined the already large attacking force of, Murray, Dwight Gayle, Frazier Campbell, Wilfred Zaha and Yannick Bolasie. With limited chances in the first team Murray took the opportunity to go out on loan to Championship side Reading in the summer transfer window, where he scored 8 goals in 18 games for the Royals, before …
The Bottom Five Strikers | Borini, Anichebe, Bent et al

The Bottom Five Strikers | Borini, Anichebe, Bent et al

The relegation fight is starting to really heat up and every team needs goals to secure their Premier League status. It is a common belief that strikers become more important during the run in, as they are the match winners in the side. There will be many tight matches before the end of the season down the bottom of the league and these will be the games that determine which sides will go down. If a striker scores 4 to …
Chamakh to Palace | Why does Holloway want him? 10/11 Chamakh Stats

Chamakh to Palace | Why does Holloway want him? 10/11 Chamakh Stats

After their 2-1 loss in the Emirates Cup, Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, announced that both Gervinho and Marouane Chamakh would leave the club as Arsenal continue their summer clear out.  Gervinho will be moving on to Italian side Roma and Chamakh will be moving on to newly promoted Crystal Palace.  Palace have had difficulty signing players so far this summer which they will need to do if they are to stay in the Premier League next season.  Ian Holloway has …
What Crystal Palace need to Survive in the Premier League

What Crystal Palace need to Survive in the Premier League

Crystal Palace have completed more transfer business this week in the form of French Midfielder Elliot Grandin. The Frenchman has joined Palace on a one-year deal from Blackpool,  where he had a mixed time at best. The winger will join his former Blackpool manager Ian Holloway at Palace, and will no doubt do his best to help the Eagles achieve survival in the Premier League. Palace have already strengthened their squad by signing Dwight Gayle from Peterborough, Jerome Thomas on …