Tom Ince: Is This Going To Be His Year?

Tom Ince: Is This Going To Be His Year?

History suggests that a lot of talented youngsters have plunged into the depths of obscurity due to a lack of playing time. Jack Rodwell would make a good case at the moment. When the news emerged that Tom Ince was close to sealing a deal to Inter Milan, a lot of us believed that he was heading in the same direction. Yes, a stint abroad would help him improve as a player, but it would come at the cost of …
Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Thrifty Business: The Best Signings for Under £10 Million

Typical, isn't it? You spend your time writing a nice little article on the best signings for under £10 million, and just as you are finalising it you're kindly informed that Stoke, yes Stoke, have signed Bojan 'Lionel Messi 2.0' Krkic. For what it's worth, Bojan should be more suited to a Stoke team managed by Mark Hughes, a team that plays slightly more attractive football than that of the sound defensive unit marshalled by previous manager Tony Pulis. Anyway …
What's Next For Five EPL Players Out of Contract? | Sagna, Lescott...

What's Next For Five EPL Players Out of Contract? | Sagna, Lescott...

The end of the season is very near and clubs need to start planning their summer transfer business early to prevent a poor start to the next campaign. This has proven to be a problem for several sides in the past, costing managers their jobs in process, therefore it's crucial for clubs, especially near the bottom, to have a good start to the season. There are a lot of players in the Premier League who haven't got a contract for …
Crystal Palace v Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

On Saturday 29th March, Chelsea visit Selhurst Park to take on Crystal Palace in the Barclays Premier League. Tony Pulis' Eagles find themselves in a bit of a rut form wise with zero wins and only 1 goal in their last 5 games. After an initial improvement in form and a rise up the table following Pulis' appointment, this run of poor form has seen Palace drop to 17th place in the Barclays Premier League. Chelsea on the other hand …
Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

The season is fast approaching its climax, but this fixture is far more important for the away side as Crystal Palace are deep in the relegation fight. Newcastle are sitting in mid table and their season is all but over. The only motivating factor left for the home side is that the World Cup is on the horizon and several players have a good chance of traveling to Brazil if they perform well for Newcastle. Both of these sides have …
Sunderland v Crystal Palace Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

After their fortnight competing in both cup competitions, Sunderland return to normality as Crystal Palace visit the Stadium of Light. Many predicted that Sunderland would be relegated under the stewardship of Paulo Di Caino, whilst many changed their mind after the appointment of Gus Poyet. The feeling of improvement made since Poyet arrived, who has now been in charge for 5 months, hasn't lifted Sunderland out of the bottom 3; although, the North East club do have 3 games in …