EVERY now and then, an event comes along which reminds you why you like football and why local clubs provide so much pleasure to so many people. Player reunions can become a little “all our yesterdays” but in an era … Continue reading Good game, good game – the Generation Cup gets underway
GIVEN the nation is in the grip of Old Etonian dominance (two or our most recent Prime Ministers were members of the infamous Bullingdon Club), it is worth recalling in this 150th year of the FA Cup, that the competition threatened … Continue reading The Generation Cup: The “old boys” and the FA Cup
ONE OF the abiding memories of the mid-1970s is the image of a big man in a sheepskin coat wearing a velour, wide-brimmed hat. The man in question was Malcolm Allison, manager of Crystal Palace and every bit a larger-than-life … Continue reading Great Reputations: Crystal Palace 1975-76 – in a broken dream
CRYSTAL PALACE go into the 2021-22 season under new management, but as well as hoping Patrick Vieira provides some fresh impetus, they will be eager for a better financial year. Vieira has a big challenge on his hands – a … Continue reading Crystal Palace and the wage bill worry
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