Chelsea vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea continue their hunt for a top four finish during the week as they welcome Brighton and Hove Albion to Stamford Bridge. This is the rearranged fixture that was due to take place on the weekend that saw the Blues lose in the Carabao Cup final. There was a potential crisis brewing in the aftermath of that, but that has been avoided by the club. Although they managed to deal with the situation, the position of Maurizio Sarri remains uncertain …
Brighton vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

With 31 points through 28 matches, Brighton are right on course to reach their goal of staying in the Premier League this season.  With 40 points being the traditional goal for safety, the Seagulls need three more wins in their last 10 matches.  They do have five matches against the big six in those last 10, so they'd like to be able to win one of those to give themselves some security.  Of the big six, Arsenal are the easiest …
Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Sunderland vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Despite Jermain Defoe's spectacular winner against a lacklustre Newcastle side on Sunday, Sunderland are far from safe in the Premier League. They currently occupy fifteenth position, four points away from West Brom in fourteenth. More worrying for their fans is that Sunderland are just three points ahead of Burnley in nineteenth position, so they could easily be pulled back into the relegation places. Crystal Palace are almost certainly safe, and are just one point from reaching the magic forty point …
Crystal Palace v Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

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

Manchester City travel to Selhurst park on Saturday, the 7th of April for their 31st Premier League game of the season. While the club was seen as a title contenders a month ago, their waning form and not-so-dominant performances over the last few weeks have now made them title wannabes as they sit in the 4th place a point behind cross-town rivals Manchester United. A victory at Palace would ensure that they go above United as well as Arsenal, but that task is …
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 …
Stoke City v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City v Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

With 3 wins in the last 5 games, the stock of Crystal Palace as well as Stoke City has risen over the last month or so. Both the teams now meet on Saturday, in what would be a crucial battle between the 8th side and 12th side in the league. With European qualification still in site, Stoke will have a greater impetus than their opponents for the night Crystal Palace, who sit 8 points clear of the drop zone and …
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 …