Home | Forums | Gallery | Predictions | Twitter
 
CPFC BBS  

Go Back   CPFC BBS » Crystal Palace Football Club » General Palace Discussion

Notices

General Palace Discussion General Palace talk - please keep transfer talk in the transfer forum.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 01-05-2012, 11:47 AM
Riccardo's Avatar
Riccardo Riccardo is offline
Let it Be
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Backing the Stavbot & Hoops innit
Posts: 25,154
Rep Power: 819978
Riccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineRiccardo : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
No real afinity with the club

I'm surprised, actually, I'm not, regarding some of the posters on here stating that some Palace players have 'no real affinity with the club'.

What does that mean ?

Are we expecting the players to be fans, like us ?

Or are we looking for hard working pro's, that will give their all....but maybe not be able to make a function ?

I think it would be great if we had passionate players, that gave their all for the club and also had a soft spot for Palace....but I don't expect them to be fans. Great if they are.


At the end of the day they are professionals, and professionals in any walk of like move from one job to another. The whole 'affinity' thing confuses me to an extent.
__________________
@RichCawleySLP: Watford's Almen Abdi on Monday's game: “I’m quite relieved to have Crystal Palace as opponents." #cpfc
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-05-2012, 12:00 PM
TheMexicanHorse's Avatar
TheMexicanHorse TheMexicanHorse is online now
Sir Tony of Newport
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 10,587
Rep Power: 4300454
TheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betrayTheMexicanHorse is like ice, their footing does betray
Yup.

The hype surrounding us signing Boyd from the Posh just because he is a Palace fan is a prime example.

If you wanted people to play for Palace because they had a passion for the club you'd go down the Jolly at ten to 3 on a Saturday and pick the myself and the guys in there to play.

Professional footballers is the key word here. Not really bothered if they have an affinity for the club or not, they are paid to do the business on the pitch, that's all I'm worried about.
__________________
'Are they now so desperate?'

'Anyone voting for Pulis ought to be ashamed, a f*cking dinosaur in football.'

'Would prefer a manager who adopts a pressing game. Not a hoofball merchant intent on kicking the opposition off the park.'

'still bad thoughts, don't want him, dont like his attitude, dont like the style he plays, we can do better, not for me in a million years'
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Polak's Avatar
Polak Polak is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 668
Rep Power: 266647
Polak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to OlliePolak belongs to Ollie
I do get annoyed though when we are losing and the subs are laughing and joking whilst warming up whilst all of us are pissed off. Like when Kolinko laughed when he was a sub and we conceded a goal - Trevor Francis lamped him one. Fair play.
__________________
Polak
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-05-2012, 12:44 PM
Eye-dee's Avatar
Eye-dee Eye-dee is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Carshalton
Posts: 37,051
Rep Power: 4932331
Eye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietEye-dee came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
I think with most players, moving to a new club would be like moving house. You love the old one, you have some very happy memories, but it's time to move on.
__________________
.............................
---------------------
__________________
My brother Pc Patrick Dunne - A Tribute (Patrick is the pianist too)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfmADrc4fsg
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-05-2012, 12:58 PM
SteveyHawking's Avatar
SteveyHawking SteveyHawking is offline
Jonathan Williams Fanclub
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Carshalton
Age: 33
Posts: 3,748
Rep Power: 415168
SteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineSteveyHawking : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
I think some fans seem to forget that football is actually a job.
__________________
Alternative BBS Fantasy NFL League Champion 2012/13 & 2013/14
BBS Fantasy NFL Playoffs Champion 2012/13
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Absolution's Avatar
Absolution Absolution is offline
Former Ale Enthusiast.
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: W. Sussex
Age: 26
Posts: 9,110
Rep Power: 1008878
Absolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAbsolution : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
I'd argue that we've got more players that have an 'affinity' than I've seen at other clubs? So I think we can be proud of it.

I think the likes of McCarthy & Speroni are examples of players from outside of the area/setup who are pretty dedicated.

All you can do is support the players that come in, and thankfully I don't think we'll see too many of the 'wrong' types whilst Dougie is manager.
__________________
Picking an album as a username when you're 16.. not a great idea in hindsight.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:26 PM
brighton_eagle's Avatar
brighton_eagle brighton_eagle is online now
Lovely
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Age: 44
Posts: 44,716
Rep Power: 2406616
brighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eye-dee
I think with most players, moving to a new club would be like moving house. You love the old one, you have some very happy memories, but it's time to move on.
Literally move house in most cases. It's worth remembering that as a pro footballer, you may be required to relocate to another part of the country on fairly short notice, and all that goes along with that (new schools for the kids, new house, leaving friends and family behind). Players who have been at a club for a relatively long period will be well established in the area. It's their home. Also, young players who have come through the academy will be well established locals - they might be fans of other clubs but they will certainly feel an affinity for Palace.

Last edited by brighton_eagle; 01-05-2012 at 01:29 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:35 PM
AJ's Avatar
AJ AJ is online now
Oh No!
 
Join Date: Jan 1999
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 23,356
Rep Power: 1577900
AJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineAJ : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
All the players support the teams they play for, but, in a different way to the team that they love. I also think a number of players keep a low profile on the team they support.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Scroatey's Avatar
Scroatey Scroatey is offline
A Bit Ranty Today!
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: In The Bath (Spa)
Posts: 16,463
Rep Power: 291445
Scroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS MurrayScroatey FFS Murray
A lot of people on the BBS spout a lot of shit about how players feel, how hard they train, how lazy they are, when in fact they know **** all. Close season and transfer windows are an especially bad time for this kind of thing.
__________________
What just happened?
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:48 PM
Billyd's Avatar
Billyd Billyd is online now
EAGLES
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 12,529
Rep Power: 8118982
Billyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietBillyd came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
Yeap rarely these days do footballers have any affinity. Would say Speroni might be the only one at Palace at the moment. Any of you guys think our young stars might have an affility with club and want to stay forever....think again.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:50 PM
PalaceMonkey's Avatar
PalaceMonkey PalaceMonkey is offline
Eep! Woot!
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Gorilla Warfare
Age: 39
Posts: 64,028
Rep Power: 1819681
PalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minePalaceMonkey : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
they might, have you interviewed them all?

one club players are unusual these days, but it's not outside the realms of possibility that we have one
__________________
hello!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:50 PM
Maz's Avatar
Maz Maz is offline
Too Narrow
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: A place where nothing ever happens.
Posts: 125,235
Rep Power: 5846544
Maz has disabled reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billyd
Yeap rarely these days do footballers have any affinity. Would say Speroni might be the only one at Palace at the moment.
Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.
__________________
..
..G
abba Gabba Hey

.פɐppɐ פɐppɐ Hǝʎ

Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:50 PM
LONDONMAN's Avatar
LONDONMAN LONDONMAN is offline
Throbbing Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Thornton Heath
Age: 51
Posts: 2,023
Rep Power: 1889488
LONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLONDONMAN : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
I don't think it matters a jot where the players come from or who they support away from working for Palace - when you do a job, if you are a professional, you will do what you are paid for or find yourself replaced by somebody better.

Plenty of dyed in the wool Palace fans have played for the club and had to move on - plenty of players that were born nowhere near London, let alone Selhurst Park have come to play for Palace and either been accepted as Palace legends for their efforts at the club or have also become followers of Palace too because they have fond memories of Palace - you can often read in away match programmes of players that have left Palace and still have a real 'affinity' for us.

Pretty obviously, younger players, who have probably been at Palace for several years as junior players may look a bit laid back about everything, it's easy to understand if you have ever been involved in football, as far as those players are concerned, their team is the U16's, U17's, U18's etc and that is where their interest is, just because of they have Palace kit on, they probably aren't that excited about sitting around watching a team they may be some way off playing in - if they've been playing football every weekend since they were 7 years old, they are hardly likely to have the same depth of passion as a Palace season Ticket Holder, even if the players are actually Palace fans.

It's the job of the management at Palace to create an environment that players such as this buy into, as players and professionals - not as Palace fans - that's what managers such as Busby, Shankly, Revie and Clough did years ago - it's what managers such as Rowe, Graham, Head, Allison, Venables and Coppell have done at Palace - created a spirit and an environment that the players want to be part of, as players - when it works, those players usually do have a real affinity that lasts for a lifetime.
__________________
........with joy and gladness they went along to the Palace....

Visit Eagles100.org

Last edited by LONDONMAN; 01-05-2012 at 01:53 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:51 PM
brighton_eagle's Avatar
brighton_eagle brighton_eagle is online now
Lovely
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Age: 44
Posts: 44,716
Rep Power: 2406616
brighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of minebrighton_eagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billyd
Yeap rarely these days do footballers have any affinity. Would say Speroni might be the only one at Palace at the moment. Any of you guys think our young stars might have an affility with club and want to stay forever....think again.
You seem to be mistaking having an affinity, even a love, for the club and a lack of ambition. I personally can't see a problem with a young player loving Palace but wanting the chance to play at Man Utd at some point in their career, for example. Good players will always want to progress and challenge themselves.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:59 PM
Maz's Avatar
Maz Maz is offline
Too Narrow
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: A place where nothing ever happens.
Posts: 125,235
Rep Power: 5846544
Maz has disabled reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by brighton_eagle
You seem to be mistaking having an affinity, even a love, for the club and a lack of ambition. I personally can't see a problem with a young player loving Palace but wanting the chance to play at Man Utd at some point in their career, for example. Good players will always want to progress and challenge themselves.
My very first car was a MArk I Ford Escort. I truly loved it, and was gutted when I get a new and (at the time) infinitely superior car.

I remember looking back at it in the garage when I left it for good.

Loving and leaving are a part of life.
__________________
..
..G
abba Gabba Hey

.פɐppɐ פɐppɐ Hǝʎ

Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 01-05-2012, 01:59 PM
DHeagle DHeagle is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1,284
Rep Power: 433299
DHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineDHeagle : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billyd
Yeap rarely these days do footballers have any affinity. Would say Speroni might be the only one at Palace at the moment. Any of you guys think our young stars might have an affility with club and want to stay forever....think again.
I wouldn't argue that the Zaha and Clyne don't, that's been proven, they may have a soft spot but they know that they will outgrow the club. Scannell definitely does have an affinity to the club, he's been in and out of the first team for years now watching players being signed to play ahead of him, and he has said himself that he loves the club.

I think Williams is one that does also feel a real connection to club, having come to watch as a season ticket holder and being in the academy since the age of eight. That isn't to say he will stay forever, he's bound for the Premier League in a season or two, but I think he does have a genuine fire to push the club forward, like Dougie does as you can tell with the way he speaks in his interviews. Paddy's been here for five years or something now and I'd say he may be the only other.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 01-05-2012, 02:03 PM
Beanie's Avatar
Beanie Beanie is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: too close to Kemptown, too far from Selhurst
Posts: 16,562
Rep Power: 595963
Beanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Polak
I do get annoyed though when we are losing and the subs are laughing and joking whilst warming up whilst all of us are pissed off. Like when Kolinko laughed when he was a sub and we conceded a goal - Trevor Francis lamped him one. Fair play.
Have to disagree - nobody performs well "depressed" or tense. If a player goes onto the field wound up there is a much higher liklihood of a daft mistake, OTT challenge and red card etc. The fact that they feel relaxed enough to laugh is a good thing, time enough to be "focused" when they come on.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 01-05-2012, 02:03 PM
Les Butler's Avatar
Les Butler Les Butler is offline
Ex Waddon bloke
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: Montréal Canada
Age: 55
Posts: 35,006
Rep Power: 7328817
Les Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy dietLes Butler came here looking for the peace and quiet; the healthy air and the healthy diet
I wonder how many Palace players support the bigger clubs ?

Would you call them wankers or scum for doing so even if they wear the red and blue but support the red or blue ?

__________________
Just when I thought I was out...They pull me back in
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 01-05-2012, 02:06 PM
Looking2curl1 Looking2curl1 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Age: 30
Posts: 353
Rep Power: 720006
Looking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineLooking2curl1 : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billyd
Yeap rarely these days do footballers have any affinity. Would say Speroni might be the only one at Palace at the moment. Any of you guys think our young stars might have an affility with club and want to stay forever....think again.

I actually think we have more than that, maybe Wilfried and definitely Scannell for example. Scannell has gone on record as saying he would sign for life. In the long term, having local players coming through the youth team can only increase the numbers with an emotional attachment to the club.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 01-05-2012, 02:07 PM
Beanie's Avatar
Beanie Beanie is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: too close to Kemptown, too far from Selhurst
Posts: 16,562
Rep Power: 595963
Beanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mineBeanie : if all you've got to do today is find peace of mind, come round, you can take a piece of mine
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maz
Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.

Wilf.
I doubt he has any more affinity than most. They are his employer, doing well for Palace is in his best interest, equally the better Palace do the better his experience / development. One day he'll move on and whilst he will hopefully look back with decent memories, Palace will just be a past club. The only people who have the sort of "affinity" that most mean are the fans. Their link is forever, players, staff, managers are passing through, some just stay longer than others.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 11:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.