Kevin Phillips strikes in extra time to send Palace up to the Prem at Waford’s expense

Crystal Palace 1 – Watford 0 (Championship Play-off Final, May 27, 2013) (Alternative highlights.) Kevin Phillips dispatched his penalty perfectly in extra time, after Wilfried Zaha was fouled in the box. GIF: Wilfried Zaha fouled in the box by Cassetti for the penalty GIF: Kevin Phillips scores from the spot to give Palace the lead Wilfried […]

The £145m goal line clearance: Joel Ward secures Crystal Palace win v Watford

Wilfried Zaha and Kevin Phillips will and already have taken the plaudits for Crystal Palace after their Championship play-off final win over Watford on Monday. But there was another fairly unlikely hero for Ian Holloway’s side with one of the most dramatic goal line clearances seen at Wembley since… Neven Subotic on Saturday in the Champions League […]

Monaco close in on the signing of Barca keeper Victor Valdes [Marca]

Big spending Monaco are currently being linked to a number of stars after the €60 million signings of Porto’s James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho. Marca are reporting that Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes travelled to Monaco today to discuss a possible move, before hopefully completing his medical on Tuesday. The acquisition is likely to cost Monaco €10 million. […]

Rafa Benitez’s wife takes a parting shot at Chelsea fans on Facebook

Recently departed Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez had a torrid time with the Chelsea fans during his tenure at Stamford Bridge. Despite relative success on the pitch, including winning the Europa League, Benitez was verbally abused throughout by the Chelsea faithful. Benitez dealt with all the hatred magnificently and appears to have earnt himself the job […]

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard scores a wonder goal in England training

Late this season Frank Lampard became Chelsea’s all-time top scorer with over 200 goals as a midfielder. And he showed why in England training this week, scoring a ridiculous goal from long range. Lampard picked the ball up just inside the opposition half, saw the keeper off his line and took advantage with a perfect […]

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