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Social security

Posted on March 30th, by Nadim Lilani in Sport. No Comments

Social media’s influence is now massive in football, and Nadim Lilani looks at the contentious case of local lad Carlton Cole to assess its pitfalls

“Big win today! The boys showed great fight and thanks to the fans for their top support as usual! On to the next! #Buzzing #Wemarchon”. It has become an all-too-familiar sight: a mundane message posted on Twitter by a footballer … Read More »

The king is dead, long live the king!

Posted on September 4th, by Nadim Lilani in Sport. No Comments

Nadim Lilani bids farewell to Tony Pulis and looks to Palace’s future

It’s farewell to the manager who led Palace to their highest league finish since 1992, as Tony Pulis and his trademark baseball cap left the club amid a sea of controversy and uncertainty. Yes, the timing was terrible. Yes, the probability of signing several much-needed squad reinforcements has lessened. And yes, the Malky Mackay–Iain Moody text … Read More »

Block G Report: Crystal Palace 1 – 0 West Ham United

Posted on December 4th, by Tom Lickley in Sport. No Comments

Crystal Palace’s recent resurgence continued with a win over their east London neighbours

There may have been a few doubts still lingering around South London about Tony Pulis’ appointment as Palace manager ten days ago. This victory for the Eagles, at times far more convincing than the scoreline suggests, underlines what many were expecting from the former Stoke leader; it was direct on … Read More »

Match Preview: Crystal Palace vs West Ham United

Posted on December 2nd, by Matt Woosnam in Not featured, Sport. No Comments

Hot on the heels of Palace’s defeat to Norwich on Saturday comes their next test: A London derby under the lights, and in front of the cameras

It’s just typical Palace isn’t it? Build us up only to knock us down again!

After Palace’s 1-0 defeat at Norwich on Saturday the Eagles are once again propping up the Premier League table. Barry Bannan came … Read More »