Friday, 9 March 2018

Reasons to be cheerful…or fearful?

Following the final whistle on Monday night, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Crystal Palace had just been relegated, given the collective slumping of players to their knees. Perhaps a call back to an edition of MNF from 1998 when they had been by the same opponents. Yet while the game meant the team remained below the dreaded red line of doom that signals the relegation zone, it was the heart breaking nature of last minute defeat, rather than it being a fatal blow that had so emotionally drained those players.