A return to Selhurst for a fond farewell

Picture c/o Chris Hopkins It had been far too long since attending my last match, 438 days to be precise. I and thousands of others have sorely missed the matchday experience. Meeting up for a drink beforehand, bumping into familiar faces and then watching the game itself with its combination of anxiety and exhilaration. AfterContinue reading “A return to Selhurst for a fond farewell”

Crystal Palace and closing the age gap

When Sky Sports put up the statistic that Palace had conceded fourteen goals in the last 15 minutes, the joint most in the Premier League this season alongside Liverpool, during Monday night’s game against Leicester there was a horrible inevitability about what would happen next. Sure enough within five minutes Kelechi Iheanacho had belted theContinue reading “Crystal Palace and closing the age gap”

“Oh When the Saints Go Marching In” …

Kevin Day, writer, broadcaster, comedian and Palace for Life Trustee talks to Richard Foster about going to watch Palace away at Southampton in September 1989. Kevin Day harbours a simmering resentment of how Southampton ruined his dreams as a 15-year-old. “During the glorious FA Cup run of 1976,” Day says. “I had been to bothContinue reading ““Oh When the Saints Go Marching In” …”