Mark Hughes And His Impact On Stoke City

As a Stoke City supporter, I was initially quite despondent when Mark Hughes was appointed manager to replace Tony Pulis. Hughes switched Stoke’s style practically overnight to one that focused on playing the ball out from the back, passing for passings sake, becoming slow and ponderous, and pretty much inviting the opposing team on and priming our defenders to make mistakes. A...
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Palace were wasteful, says Pulis

Tony Pulis was happy with Crystal Palace’s 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union on Friday, but felt his side should […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Newcastle Interested In This French Striker?

Newcastle have been linked with Cedric Bakambu of Sochaux since last January, but we’re not sure the 23 year-old is a good enough striker for Newcastle. Cedric Bakambu – 23 year-old Sochaux striker There is news today that Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has put in a bid for the striker, and we know Newcastle have […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace clinch transfer of Steven Caulker with club-record £8m bid for Cardiff captain

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis is smashing the club's signing record to buy Cardiff centre half Steven Caulker in a £8million deal. Pulis has matched the England international's fixed price - and his money men are going to pay him £42,000-a-week to join. It is a stunning package and a huge statement by the Eagles who have outbid Harry Redknapp's QPR or the former...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Stoke City on verge of snapping up former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf

Stoke chairman Peter Coates expects the club to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf from Hannover. The 26-year-old Senegal international made five appearances during his three-year period at Old Trafford before signing for the German club in January 2012. Coates told BBC Radio Stoke: 'We're hopeful that Diouf will be done. 'He's the striker Mark...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool set to bid for Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie

The Reds have made a firm enquiry about the 25-year-old winger after he starred against them in the final week of the season. Bolasie inspired Palace's fightback from 3-0 down to earn a dramatic 3-3 draw at Selhurst Park as Tony Pulis's men delivered a fatal blow to Liverpool's title hopes. Rodgers is a long-term admirer of the £2.5m-rated midfielder going back to...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace to make £5m summer bid for Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy

Tony Pulis is ready to take advantage of Norwich City’s relegation from the Premier League by making a £5 million offer for goalkeeper John Ruddy. Pulis, the Crystal Palace manager, has identified Ruddy as a top target for this summer in a move which is likely to raise uncertainty over the future of Julian Speroni. Ruddy, who has been put on standby for Roy Hodgson’s England...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Pulis – Premier League Manager of the Season?

Tony Pulis – Premier League Manager of the Season? - originally posted on Think back a year. If I asked you what you thought of Tony Pulis, what would come to your mind? For most people, including myself, it would have been some sort of combination of the words “dinosaur”, “long ball”, and “club shop”. Fast forward to the present, and the words that come...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester City fans owe Crystal Palace a big gift basket now

  Manchester City, you can send your Christmas cards to Crystal Palace now. Be sure you give Tony Pulis an extra nice gift basket. But you don’t have to be a supporter of Man City to have enjoyed watching this one. When one side races out to a 3-nil advantage, and the other side doesn’t start scoring until there’s 11 minutes left, and still come back to tie it…that’s high...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis: Palace could have won

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis claimed Monday’s 3-3 draw with Liverpool could have been even worse for Brendan Rodgers’ men. […]
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

OSG Prem: Liverpool Commits Epic Collapse To Draw Palace

((HT: NBCSN/BPL/BBC Sport))There is no other way to describe it...The collapse of Liverpool was nothing short of jaw-dropping in the last 20 minutes of their match with Crystal Palace. And, frankly, it was a ten minute stretch where the game went from 3-0 Liverpool to a 3-3 draw. It amounts to an amazing home finale for Palace and the run that manager Tony Pulis had when he was named...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis´ Palace future to be decided soon

Tony Pulis revealed his future at Crystal Palace should be determined later this week after the remarkable 3-3 draw with […]
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis backs Bruce for top gong

Tony Pulis has thrown his support behind Hull City head coach Steve Bruce for the Premier League’s Manager of the […]
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis: Joining Palace was a risk

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has conceded he took a risk joining the London club when they were last in […]
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis ´gave us belief and soul´, says Bolasie

Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie hailed the influence of Tony Pulis on the club’s Premier League fortunes over the past […]
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis not surprised by Liverpool rise

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis said it should be no surprise Liverpool are contending for the Premier League title. Crystal […]
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis ´proud´ to manage Palace

Tony Pulis has refuted claims he is unhappy at Crystal Palace, insisting he is “proud” to manage the club. The […]
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Pulis asks Crystal Palace bosses for £30million transfer fund to establish Eagles in the Premier League

Tony Pulis has told Crystal Palace he wants £30million to take the club to the next level after completing his survival miracle. The Welshman was on the end of a 2-0 reverse against Manchester City on Sunday, but the Eagles are safe in mid-table after a remarkable turnaround following his November appointment. And now he wants the South London club to spend if they are to establish...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pulis hails ´amazing´ Palace season

Tony Pulis has hailed Crystal Palace’s achievement of comfortably securing Premier League survival as “amazing”. Pulis took over from Ian […]
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jose Mourinho, Sam Allardyce and Tony Pulis Way: Pragmatism is Not Cynicism

Soccer is all about results. It’s a results oriented business, not an entertainment first oriented charity. All too often supporters and many in the media seem to forget this reality.  Obsession with style and aesthetic elements of soccer has always been prevalent, but recently the proponents of the beautiful game have become maddening in their dogma and willingness to chastise...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Palace not at their best, says Pulis

Tony Pulis admitted his Crystal Palace players were not “at their maximum” in Sunday’s 2-0 Premier League defeat to Manchester […]
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Things We’ve Learned From the 2013/14 Premier League Season

As the English Premier League season comes to an end, everyone likes to reminisce about highlights, wonder goals, top performers and less skillful moments. Here are five takeaways from what is widely being touted as the best ever season in the modern Premier League era. 1. Give a New Manager Time To Work Two words: Tony Pulis. In a season that will forever be infamous for the drama...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sensational Palace in better form than Chelsea

Sensational Palace in better form than Chelsea - originally posted on Crystal Palace continued their majestic run of form with an away win at West Ham thanks to Mile Jedinak’s penalty. In their last eight games Pulis has seen his men record more points than Chelsea, with 16 compared to the “little horse’s” 15. The former Stoke manager has truly worked wonders...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports Newcastle Lining Up Tony Pulis

Maybe this is the last news we all wanted to hear – it’s being reported in the Mirror today, that Mike Ashley could be lining up the new Palace manager Tony Pulis to become the new Newcastle manager, if the owner decides that Alan Pardew’s time is up on Tyneside. Tony Pulis – is he […]
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Pulis Has Built a Solid Foundation at Crystal Palace To Build Upon

Tony Pulis’ consultation with Sir Alex Ferguson about taking the Crystal Palace manager job reveals how difficult of a proposition it appeared to be at the time. But with 36 points in 23 matches since Pulis was named Eagles boss, the payoff has been enormous both in the continued growth of the Welshman’s reputation in soccer circles as well as for the club who have maintained...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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