Is Alan Pardew destined for bigger things?

Is Alan Pardew destined for bigger things?

There were lots of laughs around social media when Steve Parish mentioned Real Madrid in the same sentence as Alan Pardew, but it is hard to ignore the incredible job that he is doing at Crystal Palace. He has been at the club for a year and has managed to win 19 of his 37 league matches in charge, which is top four form and highlights the incredible job he is doing at Selhurst Park. He is being linked with …
Will Vardy Change Anything?

Will Vardy Change Anything?

Jamie Vardy, a £1million buy from Fleetwood Town in the Conference in 2012, is the Premier League's leading goal scorer. That is an astonishing feat and he is one short of Ruud Van Nistelrooy's all time record of scoring in ten consecutive Premier League matches. He had such self belief that he inserted a clause in his contract that he would get a bonus if he played for England when signing for Leicester in 2012. Rarely has a non league …
Crystal Palace v Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Crystal Palace v Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

This could be the fixture Alan Pardew was most looking forward to since taking over at Selhurst Park where he would be facing his old side Newcastle United on a freezing cold Wednesday night. Crystal Palace have looked determined and fresh if anything since Pardew's took charge of the club and should be aiming to keep the momentum going and not slip up before the next round of FA Cup fixtures in the weekend. The Eagles managed to shade the …
Crystal Palace vs Burnley Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

Crystal Palace vs Burnley Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

Neil Warnock's first home game at Selhurst Park on Saturday sees him take on Premier League new-boys Burnley, both teams with an identical run of form since the start of the campaign. Two losses to begin the season followed by a draw last time out has given both clubs their first point of the season. It's a poor return which sees them propping up the table after just three games. Sean Dyche's side have been dogged and workmanlike if unspectacular …
West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Saturday afternoon will see Sam Allardyce's Hammers welcome Tony Pulis' Eagles to The Boleyn Ground, in a game that really has very little significance to how the Barclays Premier League will finish this season. Both teams are safe for another season and are sitting comfortably in mid-table. After Wednesday's impressive 3-2 away victory over Champions League chasing Everton, Palace currently sit 11th in the Barclays Premier League table, 1 place and 3 points above West Ham and a massive 10 …
Crystal Palace Transfer Round-Up | Info on all signings

Crystal Palace Transfer Round-Up | Info on all signings

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway has been very busy this summer bringing in no fewer than fourteen players into the club. Somewhat of a surprise package in the Championship last season, Holloway clearly felt that new additions were imperative in order to improve his team’s chances of survival. What is notable is Holloway’s decision to strengthen every area of his squad, signing defenders, midfielders and forwards as well as a goalkeeper. Jason Puncheon – With the departure of Wilfried Zaha, …
Player Performance Analysis | Joel Ward Vs Sunderland

Player Performance Analysis | Joel Ward Vs Sunderland

Crystal Palace claimed their first three points of the new Premier League season with a 3-1 home win against Sunderland on Saturday evening and it was a performance that shed light on the amount of warrior-like personalities Ian Holloway has within his squad. The Eagles are fully aware of the strenuous challenges that lie ahead for them in the top-flight this season, but Palace played some wonderful football on the weekend and epitomised the steel and determination to win that …
Southampton 3 Manchester City 1 | Match & Stats Report

Southampton 3 Manchester City 1 | Match & Stats Report

Southampton played a tireless pressing game successfully in a 3-1 win against Manchester City at St. Mary's. Two of The Saints goals were attributable to errors by Manchester City, but the overall performance from Pochettino's side was fantastic. Overview Mancini looked apoplectic at the end of this match. Manchester City fell victim to some truly cringe-worthy mistakes. Hart and Barry both had egregious errors that swayed the outcome of the match in Southampton's favor. Javi Garcia had to be deployed, in an unfavourable position, in defence as …