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Posts featuring my views about the latest developments at Selhurst Park or those connected to it.

Coming off the back of a heavy defeat to league leaders Brommapojkarna, it was important that HIF got a good result against 2nd place Dalkurd. Preamble Having suffered a heavy defeat at home in their last game, HIF would be determined...
With Crystal Palace's appeal in the footballing growing there comes with it new problems that growing clubs in other parts of the country don't have. On the face of it, getting more fans around the globe can only be a...
HIF began the day in second position with the league leaders coming to Olympia for a real 6-pointer. Could HIF make it 12 unbeaten in a row? Preamble With an unbeaten start to the season, HIF could be forgiven for thinking...
The fixture list for the 2017/18 season were released this morning (Wednesday) and it seems all the bugs in the Premier League's system have not been ironed out. Naturally it goes without saying that the fixtures listed below are subject...
It isn't often that I look at another football team with envious eyes. While our support is right up there with the best in England I sometimes look at other teams and wish we could take a leaf out...
With the recent treatment of Mile Jedinak and his inevitable transfer to Aston Villa, the situation reminded me of how another legendary Palace captain had his career at Selhurst Park ended in a cold hearted brutal fashion leaving him...
On Wednesday afternoon Steve Parish spoke to a US radio station that focuses on football and broadcasts on satellite radio. He gave some insight into recent goings on and thoughts for the future at the Palace. Before I go any...
The Superettan match between Syrianska FC and Dalkurd FF was abandoned after 68 minutes because of crowd trouble with the score at 1:3. The Superettan game between Syrianska and Dalkurd was abandoned due to crowd trouble. A fan on the home...
The streets of Helsingborg will come to life once again this Saturday when HIF start their Superettan campaign against Trelleborgs FF at the newly renovated Olympia. While the game is technically a derby game, both clubs are located in the...
As readers of this blog may remember, Mälmö FF are HIF's bitter rivals and the city is located 80 km (about 50 miles) south on Sweden's coast. The fact that Mälmo FF are almost the same distance away on the...

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