Category Archives: Christian Benteke

Without a win in 2020, Eagles fans are feeling on edge

Even the shock of striker Christian Benteke scoring on Saturday – albeit because Everton’s England keeper had a bit of a ‘mare – is not enough to disguise the growing unease being felt by Crystal Palace fans. On the face … Continue reading

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Ten things learned from Palace’s Premier League survival act

GOLDIE, our tame Eagle, has paused for breath after the weekend and had time to reflect on what to draw from the safe roost of mid-table at the end of the nail-biting 2016-2017 season In the end, it all looks … Continue reading

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Palace’s summer transfer business shows capital gains

Crystal Palace did better business during the summer transfer window than any other London Premier League club, including rivals West Ham, Arsenal, Spurs and loadsamoney Chelsea, according to an independent power ranking published today. FourFourTwo magazine ranks Palace seventh among … Continue reading

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Want-away Wilf triggers £15m transfer bid from Tottenham

Wilfried Zaha, the home-grown England international and long-time darling of the Selhurst Park faithful, walked into the Crystal Palace manager’s office at the club’s Beckenham training ground this morning to request a transfer. The 23-year-old winger’s formal request – which … Continue reading

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Palace record signing Benteke is quick to score an own-goal

Next time you see that Premier League star striker on 80 grand a week kissing the badge in some assumed gesture of loyalty to the fans and the club, do try not to vomit. Christian Benteke, Crystal Palace’s new signing, … Continue reading

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