All posts tagged with: Joel Ward

Palace tightening their belts

Crystal Palace’s days of relatively heavy spending appear to have curtailed, with chairman Steve Parish and his American investors showing no signs of financing a mass influx of new signings during this transfer window. The South London club, now entering its sixth consecutive Premier League season, have spent large sums of money in recent times… Read more →

Crystal Palace Season Preview: new style

Until this summer’s appointment of Frank De Boer, Crystal Palace have tended to favour experienced, British managers with a reactive setup. Has that approach helped the club retain it’s Premier League status, or has it limited the skillset of the players? Supporter Jay Crame from highly recommended blog The Eagles Beak has his say. It… Read more →

Crystal Palace Season Preview: strong signings

Putting aside the understandable clamour for a striker, Crystal Palace have recruited well this summer. The hope is that quality acquisitions re-ignite a side that fell apart after Christmas, the worry is that the rut continues to fester. Which way will this season go? The Football Lab spoke to The Eagles Beak (@TheEaglesBeak) to find out Crystal Palace… Read more →

Premier League Preview: Gameweek 30

In the Premier League, Manchester City’s chances of winning a trophy this season are looking slimmer by week, as Wednesday Champions League exit to Barcelona ended any wild hopes of European glory. The Citizens host West Brom, whose impressive form under Tony Pulis has seen them climb to 8 points above the relegation zone. Stoke… Read more →