Goals on the menu as Cardiff look to carve Crystal Palace open

Palace mind games may backfire as badly as an Arsene Wenger sub


Domestic cup football is often viewed as the Steve Cotterill to the Champions League’s Brian Clough, but Whiteboard is genuinely as excited as Harry Redknapp on transfer deadline day about what this midweek has to offer.

There are Carling Cup semi-finals in England, the prospect of a Pepe-free Clasico in Spain and a quite majestic [...]

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Five bold, probably misguided, Championship predictions

Nigel Pearson, the best Championship Manager since 2001-02

Nigel Pearson

Neither West Ham nor Leicester will win it

Both have assured bosses, big wallets and have spent well, but the distance between them and the chasing pack in the betting is staggering for a division famed for chewing up big clubs. West Ham started their last Championship stint with England internationals in tow and wound [...]

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shake ya pom-poms

Cheerleaders aren’t the reason Crystal Palace are rubbish



If you were looking for pretty young girls with fake tans, blonde hair and velour tracksuits, then you could do a lot worse than get yourself to south London.

Anyone who’s ever wandered the mean streets of actually-alright-Croydon knows there are plenty of these fluorescent creatures roaming [...]

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It only took 54 days: Edgar Davids in training ground row

Dutch legend lets ‘em know who’s boss


At 37, Edgar Davids‘ legs may be creaking, but he still knows how to get into a good old-fashioned training ground barney.

The Sun report Davids got into a furious row with Crystal Palace‘s on loan defender Julian Bennett two weeks [...]

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Edgar Davids accused of “slapping woman in cinema”

What did the five fingers say to the face?


Recent reports coming out of the Netherlands are claiming Crystal Palace‘s Edgar Davids, officially the Nicest Man In Football, may not carry over his air of suave geniality to his local cinemas.

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Edgar Davids signs for Palace

Any excuse to post this classic

It’s been a good day for Crystal Palace fans. Having this morning received news the club has finally moved out of administration, it now appears legendary dreadlocked midfielder Edgar Davids [...]

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Transfer Talk

Super-injunction defined, plus more news about footballers

More big football news…

Big football 

On a totally unrelated note, a super-injunction is defined thusly:

An injunction obtained in a secret convening of the court where in the result, the court file, the names of the parties and even the terms of the injunction order are secret except [...]

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