CRYSTAL Palace have provided some insight into their 2019-20 financial results and they appear to be consistent with many of their peers, the pandemic making its mark on the club’s fiscal strength. Palace lost £ 58 million pre-tax, a shift … Continue reading What next for Crystal Palace after sizeable loss?
CRYSTAL PALACE, at long last, made public their financial performance for 2018-19 and underlined a relatively conservative approach to keeping their house in order. Palace, who are in their record-breaking seventh consecutive season in the top flight, made a pre-tax … Continue reading Crystal Palace aim to be liquid in a crisis
FOOTBALL is back in Europe, with the Bundesliga kicking off in empty stadiums and players acknowledging goals with a grin, a mannekin-like pose and not a hint of schadenfreude. Rout in the Ruhr The world’s biggest crowd-puller, Borussia Dortmund (average … Continue reading The Grey Neutral: The football lives of others
AN experiment? An indulgence? Folly? Or merely the search for something new and rewarding? The purchase of a Fulham season ticket, before – I might add – knowing if the club was going to be in the Premier League or … Continue reading River-Cottage-Football: Sticking £ 100 million where?
BOLD statements about a team’s potential are often made in the months leading up to World Cups. It is a time when normally grounded and stable individuals often make ridiculous claims about football teams. Remember the over-used term “golden generation”? … Continue reading At number 10, Hubris, that super-confident hero of our time
THE DAY before the Arsenal v 1. FC Köln Europa League match, I was offered two tickets for the game by a Gunners’ season ticket holder. I also looked on Viagogo, there were a few tickets for sale, almost certainly … Continue reading Football Media Watch: Billy goats and scapegoats