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We love a sausage roll but it’s hard to get good ones and even harder to know if the pork in them is of a good quality from a sustainable source. It’s far better to make your own for the party season… Ingredients For the meat filling 1kg finely minced pork, ideally a mixture of […]
Last week at the Emirates Stadium a banana skin was thrown at the Arsenal players after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the opening goal. While last week I felt the media outrage could have been a ‘rush to judgement’ that the incident was racially motivated this week there can be no doubt. Even Stevie Wonder could lip read […]
As the final whistle went at the London Stadium social media exploded into a flood of posts wanting Roy Hodgson removed from his post as manager of Crystal Palace. And I can sympathise with that point of view. After Tueday’s awful display away at Brighton you would expect just about any manager to send a […]
After Tuesday’s abysmal performance against Brighton at the Tampax Amex Arena I was left with a lot of questions that needed answering. I’ll be making another post with my thoughts about the game tomorrow so for now I’ll comment on the one that sticks out like a sore thumb for me which is; why are […]
On Sunday during Arsenal’s 4-2 victory over their north London rivals Tottenham a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring for the hosts. Immediately everyone jumped to the obvious conclusion, that there was racist intent. But was there? The Bad Old Days I have to begin by saying I have […]
It seems that every season, no matter what division we’re in or how dire we are, we go on a run of form that causes pundits and people alike to suggest that sooner or later we’re going to give someone a good thrashing. Yesterday was that day, though the scoreline might suggest otherwise. We all […]
Ever since it was announced that Wayne Rooney was being recalled to the England squad to earn his 120th and final cap it polarised the media and fans alike. Rooney has always been somewhat of a ‘Marmite’ player and I admit I have never been much of a fan of his. This can be blamed […]
As a kid, there was nothing better than an iced finger from Broomfield’s as an occasional treat. Every day my dad would go to the bakery to buy the bread to make the sandwiches and rolls to sell in the pub at lunchtime. Back in the seventies pub food was a lot more simple than […]
In 2008 John Bostock left Crystal Palace under controversial circumstances when he signed a professional contract with Tottenham Hotspur. The transfer fee was set by tribunal and undervalued the player.
Premier League Wins Court Order To Block Streams For 2018/19 Season
The Premier League have once again won a court order to block live streaming of Premier League football in the UK. What does this mean for pirates with Kodi powered set-top boxes and what are the consequences for attempting to access the streams?
Yohan Cabaye has signed for AL Nasr FC of Dubai on a two-year deal after rejecting Crystal Palace’s offer of a new contract. Rumour has it that Jack Wilshere will be signing to replace Cabaye but does that make financial sense?
Crystal Palace will play their second pre-season game in Sweden against Halmstad who play in the second tier of Swedish football. The game will see Roy Hodgson return to the club where he began his managerial career in 1976.
I have been an animal lover my whole life and I can say I don’t think I would be here today were it not for the love, companionship and company of my four-legged friends. Here’s the story of how Eric came into my life
I have been an animal lover my whole life and I can say I don’t think I would be here today were it not for the love, companionship and company of my four-legged friends. Here’s the story of how Molly came into my life.
Crystal Palace has mathematically secured their Premier League status for a 6th season so I thought it would be a good time to take stock of who we have under contract for next season and who might be flying the nest. Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards Julian Speroni Wayne Hennessey Diego Cavalieri Joel Ward Patrick van […]
The Stockholm metro system is said to be the longest art gallery in the world and it is only when you see it up close that you really appreciate how wonderful it is and how the London Underground is bland by comparison.
Crystal Palace concluded their business for the transfer window by signing Norwegian striker Alexander Sørloth to add to their previous signings, Swedish midfielder Erdal Rakip and Polish defender Jaroslaw Jach.
Erdal Rakip has signed for Crystal Palace on loan from Benfica until the end of the season. What can we expect from Rakip in the 4 months that he will be with the club and why is the signing more than a little strange?
Crystal Palace played Arsenal at the Emirates and was beaten 4-1. Palace played awfully in the first-half featuring a performance that was totally shambolic belies the good progress we’ve made in recent weeks un Roy Hodgson.
Arron Lennon is about to sign for Burnley and I can’t help wondering why Crystal Palace didn’t try to sign the England international from Everton. He’s just what we need and would be a perfect fit for us.
For many years people have been trying to figure out what the recipe for the coating on KFC chicken is. Now, a photo of the recipe has emerged online and it tastes pretty damn close to the shop bought chicken.
Swedish waffles are thinner & crispier than their Belgium cousins. I love Belgium waffles but occasionally I have the urge for a thinner, crispier waffle. Ingredients 4.5 dl plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 pinch salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 dl milk 1 dl whipped cream 100g melted butter (not fresh from the stove, […]
My second ejection, like the first, is a story about being over excited and the things that it can involuntarily make you do, leaving you feeling embarrassed. If you missed the first part of this story, you can find it here.
Who better to show you how to make pizza than Gennaro himself? Using his family recipe he guides you through every step from kneading the dough to making the classic Margherita topping. Ingredients: 500g strong white bread flour 1 tsp sea salt 7g dried yeast 1g semolina 5 tbsp passata 5 tsp olive oil 120g […]
You can’t beat a good old-fashioned chip. They go with everything and even as a snack on their own. This is a modern take which are oven-cooked. Ingredients: 750g Desirée potato (about 3 medium-large), peeled groundnut oil, for drizzling sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Method: Heat oven to its highest setting, ideally 250C. […]
Puff pastry is the staple of many a pie, sausage roll and even desserts such as apple turnovers. It’s always handy to have a batch in the freezer. Ingredients: 250g strong plain flour 1 tsp fine sea salt 250g butter at room temperature, but not soft 150ml cold water Method: Sift the flour and salt […]
These have both cocoa powder and real chocolate in them – hence the ‘double chocolate’. They are much easier to make than a cake, as they are meant to be dense and fudgy, not light and airy. Ingredients: 250g good dark chocolate 200g unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 3 free range eggs 125g plain flour […]
What could be better than a slow roasted pork belly dish? Perfect as the main part of a Sunday dinner or to keep aside as sandwich fillings. I suggest an overnight marinade, I often prepare it in the morning and leave it in the fridge loosely covered. Ingredients: 1¾ kilograms pork belly (rind scored) 4 […]
You need no more than a few minutes to load up a couple of freezer bags with ribs and chicken, oils and marinades and then, after a day or so’s untroublesome marinating in the fridge, you tip out the contents into a roasting tray and slot it in the oven. Ingredients: 12 pork spare ribs […]
One thing that annoys me is when popular, well know podcasts keep repeating incorrect statistics or facts. Here are the two which annoy me the most This season has given me a lot of reasons to be frustrated but one of the things that has irked me the most is established podcasts such as Holmesdale […]
This is a simple, versatile, Italian-style dough that can be chilled or frozen to store, then shaped and cooked by oven or barbecue. Ingredients: 500g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 1 tsp salt ½ tsp dried yeast (not fast-action) 400ml warm water Oil, for greasing Method: Put the flour and salt in the bowl and […]
A must-have for fish and chips, fishcakes and a fish finger sandwich, tartar sauce is a quick and easy sauce to knock up at home. Ingredients: 200ml mayonnaise 3 tbsp capers, drained and chopped 3 tbsp gherkins, drained and chopped 1 small shallot, finely chopped Squeeze of lemon juice 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley Flaked sea […]
Making puff pastry is a labour of love, but the flaky, buttery result is such a treat. You can’t beat sausage rolls made with homemade pastry. Ingredients: For the puff pastry 550g plain flour, plus extra for dusting ¾ tsp salt 200ml cold water 2 tsp lemon juice 550g unsalted butter, soft enough to be […]
Homemade sausage meat is easy to make and can be used in a variety of foods from sausage rolls to sausage plait and pork stuffing. Ingredients: 2 tsp dried mixed herbs Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 700g minced pork 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp chopped fresh sage 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme […]
Just Because It’s Legal It Doesn’t Mean It’s Okay!
When moving to a different country you have to get used to different customs, different laws and doing things in a different way. However, one thing I don’t think I will ever be able to get used to is people talking on their mobile phones while driving. I am not talking about people using a […]
On Saturday evening after Palace’s defeat at the hands of Southampton at Selhurst Park, John Salako took to Twitter to give his view of where the club has gone wrong in the last couple of seasons. In doing so he confirmed some things a few of us have been saying for a while.
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 of their book by being more rebellious.
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.
Football is a game which is all about perception, opinions and beliefs. Sometimes they are biased in favour of or against certain individuals. Some players can do no right and some can do no wrong. But facts are facts.
It’s that time of year again when, as we draw near to the end of the season, fans start to think about the next season. We think about the potential signings we might make, the players we can get rid of and also the shirt designs we will be wearing.
Do looks count? I guess it all depends what we are talking. Our partner’s looks may have faded years ago but we’ve got used to them and after all, they can make a decent cup of tea and a mean bacon sandwich! But be it a car, a football shirt or an ornament, we all […]
In the summer of 1991 Palace fans were delirious with pride after seeing their team finish 3rd in the top flight, narrowly missing out on a European place. This is something I never thought would happen. Surely we wouldn’t cock things up again? Yes we did, and don’t call me Shirley!
Time waits for no man and it finally caught up with me. During the last two weeks I’ve been cleaning the basement out. It’s needed it for a while and I finally succumbed and did what was required of me.
I don’t want Crystal Palace to take a trip back to the Championship, especially if Brighton are going to get promoted. But relegation from the Premier League could be the chance to take the metaphorical broom out of the closet and give the squad a spring clean
I’ve always been taught that if I am not sure about something, ask! Don’t just assume the worst and certainly don’t extract revenge without being sure that you’ve been wronged. I’ve thought for a long time that we as a society are too easily offended these days. We tend to assume the worst rather than […]
Currently Crystal Palace sit in a precarious position in the Premier League. We sit in 17th position, one above the relegation zone on goal difference. We have many challenges facing us in the lead up to the end of the season. There are many points we could be discussing such as who to buy, who […]
Like many of you, I endured the Swansea game and upon it’s conclusion I felt a mixture of resignation and anger at a range of people. So this morning, during my morning constitutional, I started to think about how I would change football for the better if I were to become dictator of football at […]
There is nothing better than tucking into a warm plate of comfort food after a hard day and what better way to satisfy this craving than with a classic chicken tikka masala? Chicken tikka is a classic Indian dish but chicken tikka masala was created in England but Indian chefs to cater for our love […]
Crystal Palace have completed their transfer window activity and the amended 25-man squad has been revealed. The Ins and Outs of The Transfer Window In came Jeffery Schlupp, Patrick van Aanholt, Luka Milivojevic and Mamadou Sakho (loan). Out went Jordan Mutch (loan to Reading). It seems now that there is no possibility of an free agent as 25 […]
Social media sites like Facebook and Instagram have banned pictures that display nipples. Other sites, such as Tumblr and Twitter don’t censor pictures at all but Pintrest draws the line at images they consider to be porn. So where should the line be drawn? Are nude photos art or is all nude photography actually porn? […]
Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Patrick van Aanholt from relegation rivals Sunderland for an undisclosed fee. Upon signing van Aanholt on a 4 and a half year deal Sam Allardyce said “We’ve finally got Patrick over the line. You like to bring players you’ve worked with before and should bring something to the […]
Injury to new signing Jeffery Schlupp was undoubtedly the most disappointing thing to come out of Saturday’s defeat to Manchester City in the FA Cup. On 76 minutes with The Eagles losing by two goals Jeffery Schlupp overstretched for a ball and needed to leave the pitch. He walked straight down the tunnel, usually an […]
How might the squad look when the transfer window shuts at 23.00 on Tuesday night, just after the Bournemouth game? The Ins and Outs of The Transfer Window If recent quotes by Sam Allardyce are to be believed then we have bid on roughly 30 players and anticipates that we’ll sign a total of 4 […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and is published here 1 month after it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. Just a day or two left of 2016 and hopefully the nightmare will be over. Yes, 2016 and all the misery that it […]
This is a quick and simple recipe for Asian style spicy fried chicken. It is a little like a hot version of sweet & sour chicken Hong Kong style you find in Chinese take away restaurants in the England. To begin with, start cooking your rice. This recipe goes together perfectly with Jasmine rice but […]
Wilfred Zaha made his full international debut against Sweden for the second time. At the weekend Zaha appeared as a second half substitute for Ivory Coast in a 2-1 win over Sweden. Zaha has no regrets about turning his back on England in order to play for the Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup, […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. I genuinely feel for Frazier Campbell. He doesn’t seem to get much love from the Palace faithful and I am not really sure […]
Towards the end of last season we kept being spoon fed the same old line that “Crystal Palace are in the most successful period in the clubs history” and my favourite “Crystal Palace has never been in the Premier League for a forth consecutive season before!” Both these points are true but only from a […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. Are Palace fans really as fickle as we recently appear to be? I always thought we were several steps above the supporters of […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. According to reports coming out of France, Steve Mandanda has itchy feet and is feeling a little restless with life at Selhurst Park. […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. So, you think you are a bigger one than I am? This is a common expression thrown around when Palace fans start bickering […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. In this, the final part of my series, I’ll be rounding up some other aspects of football which we’ve lost since the Premier […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. In my previous article for TEB I moaned explained how since the formation of the Premier League football players have gained a higher […]
When Christian Benteke signed for Crystal Palace I wasn’t particularly impressed. At the time were blinded by the price tag and were desperate for a big name signing to replace Yannick Bolasie who had just departed for Everton. The reason I wasn’t particularly impressed was because I saw him as a younger version of Emmanuel […]
Information: This is an article I wrote for The Eagles Beak and has been published here 1 month it was published on their website. This version may differ slightly from their version. Contrary to popular belief, football wasn’t invented in 1992 when the Premier League spewed forth out of the Football Associations orifice office. For […]
For the first time since May I am sitting in my home office, in front of my computer with a cup of tea and two slices of toast. The only way this scene could be improved is if I had a few rashers of crispy bacon between the slices of toast. Everything seems at ease in […]
Nothing in football looks more graceful, elegant or beautiful than a well timed and well executed overhead kick. A perfectly timed sliding tackle and an acrobatic flying save come close but an overhead kick sailing into the top corner of the net is a glorious thing. However, these may become a thing of the past […]
Over the past week or two I have noticed more and more fans who have either started complaining about the situation at the club, things that weren’t being complained about before. In particular I’m referring to our lack of squad depth and poor results. In the summer I wrote about how people seemed to have […]
I feel I need to confess something straight away… my favourite current player is Damien Delaney. I don’t think it is anything to be ashamed of but judging by the criticism he’s been receiving on social media recently it’ll certainly put me in the minority. I doubt very much you’ll see many shirts with ‘Delaney 27’ across […]
We all like to think we could do a better job of managing the football club than the manager. It doesn’t matter who the manager is, his achievements or coaching badges, we all think at some point that we could do a better job. It’s with this in mind that I got to think about why […]
I’ve been fairly quiet recently. What with one thing or another I have been moving back in to my flat, getting things straight and watching the Palace. I’ve only really had time to fulfil my commitment to The Eagles Beak and making my podcasts. That isn’t a complaint, just making my excuses. I have been keeping […]
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 good thing. Gone are the days that, when asked who I support I get met […]
For anyone reading the football press over the last couple of week you’d think that the second coming of Christ has finally happened and that he decided to take over the manager’s job at Manchester City. The average publication, podcast and blogger has been salivating at how Manchester City have started the season and been […]
Crystal Palace’s trip to Everton on Friday night saw the first meeting of Yannick Bolasie with his former club and the travelling fans let their feelings about him be known. This led to one or two unhappy Crystal Palace fans on Twitter who branded our travelling fans “twats” and other such inspiring names. Never being […]
As you may know I have been critical of the start we’ve made to our season so far, mainly our inability to win our first two home games, I think we’re not far off where I feel we should be. We’ve won 3 games in a row, which are games I think we should have […]
First of all let me say I love my team, but I am not blinded by love. I’m honest and not biased in favour of my team and that is something I think sets me apart from a lot of Palace fans. Take when Liverpool visited Selhurst Park earlier this year and Christian Benteke won […]
With 6 Premier League games completed it seems Palace fans are fairly evenly split in their opinions as to if we are performing above or below par. Some fans see how we performed in the second half of last season and think we should count ourselves lucky to avoid relegation this season while the other […]
On Saturday Crystal Palace travel to the Stadium of Light to take on a struggling Sunderland team in a game that I think is already a 6 pointer. There is a saying in football that points won in August count just as much as points won in April. Sunderland have struggled so far this season […]
I know many of you will be on a high right now. For the first time this year we have managed to win back to back games in the Premier League. Suddenly a lot of fans seem to think we’ve turned the corner. We’re on the march. Let me bring you back down to earth […]
They say that if you say something enough it will become true, or at least an accepted truth. It shocks and saddens me that our chairman and “lifelong fan” can keep making such a mistake. The press, who are lazy by nature, like to run with it and it gets spoon fed back to us meaning […]
Here is a graphic to illustrate our transfer window against the other 19 teams that make up the Premier League. As you can see, we were joint 15th highest spenders, equal to Hull City who started the season with 13 senior players. Perception is a funny thing, while it seemed like we’d spend a […]
Just as in the final few months of last season, Tony Pulis is crowing and making noises about wanting to leave West Brom because he didn’t get what he wanted in the transfer window. Fans of Crystal Palace know him from the 8 months he spent as manager of our club. First he moans about […]
A lot has been written about our transfer dealing this summer and a lot will be written during the coming months. In this writer’s humble opinion, I think more will be written about who we didn’t sign rather than who we did as our midfield short comings are exposed by the ravages of autumn and […]
With the transfer window at an end and coming to terms that Jack Wilshire chose to go on a year long loan from Arsenal to Bournemouth I began to wonder just what our standing is in the Premier League. What do I mean? Who would a player chose to sign for if you strip away […]
In most of the tabloids and sports channels the transfer window has been hailed as a massive success for Crystal Palace but I disagree. I think the transfer window should be classed as a failure! According to the official Crystal Palace website (click here) these are all the ins and outs this transfer window: First-team […]
It’s the Bolasie situation again, so why is Zaha being forced to stay?
Just under two weeks ago, Yannick Bolasie left Crystal Palace for Everton for a club record £25m fee. At the time, many fans were disappointed, upset and bemused about what had gone on but in an interview Palace manager, Alan Pardew, claimed that Bolasie’s heart and soul were no longer with the club so he […]
If early reports are accurate, Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew, will hand a debut to France international goalkeeper Steve Mandanda for the League Cup game against Blackpool at Selhurst Park. Mandanda will be desperate to impress, not only because it will be his debut but because Hugo Loris, the French number 1, is injured and […]
I grow tired of people trying to brain wash me in to believing that this is the most successful period in Crystal Palace’s history. It just simply isn’t true! Contrary to popular opinion, football existed before 1992. It existed a bloody long time before the Premier League sprang forth in August 1992! To many, the […]
For many of you reading this post, you won’t remember a time when footballers were bound to their club, even when their contract expired. Prior to December 1995 football was very different to industry it is today. Back then professional clubs in the UK (and some parts of Europe) were able to prevent players from joining […]
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 humiliated. Steve Coppell is regarded as a saint by most fans at Selhurst Park but there […]
It has been reported in the national press that former Crystal Palace captain, Mile Jedinak is signing for Aston Villa for first team football. Wanting to leave the club in order to play first team football at his age is quite understandable and I don’t begrudge Jedinak leaving for those reasons. While Jedinak is not […]
There has been a lot written over the past few days regarding Yannick Bolasie’s transfer from Crystal Palace to Everton for a fee of £25m raising to £30m. From what I have seen, in the lead up to the transfer it was a 50-50 split as to whether the transfer would take place with people […]
For any club that has suffered from decades of under investment and also have been in administration as recently as 6 years ago, promotion to the Premier League is a difficult task. For many, achieving promotion is the hard part but that isn’t the case. Staying in the Premier League and becoming established is even harder […]
The new Premier League season gets under way this Saturday when Crystal Palace welcome West Bromwich Albion, managed by ex-Palace manager Tony Pulis, to Selhurst Park. Nothing adds more spice to a game than the return of a former player or manager who has done the dirty on you and Pulis did the dirty on […]
Have you ever sold your home? Have you been part of one of those annoying chains where you can complete when the person you are buying from completes? I’ve been lucky in my time, I bought and sold the same property in the UK without any chains and did the same thing in Sweden. I […]
The Crystal Palace academy is considered to be one of the best in the English game. At least that is what we’re told because we’ve churned out star players such as… Erm… Wilfred Zaha… Nathaniel Clyne… Erm… Okay, I need to look this up! The fact is the academy hasn’t churned out as many gems […]
The Force is with you Yannick, but you are not Jedi!
When the dust settles on Yannick Bolasie’s £25m transfer to Everton, I think everyone will agree it was the right move for all concerned. I have never seen opinion so split so heavily in favour of a ‘star’ player leaving as I have in the case of Yannick Bolasie. Usually, the fans would favour keeping a […]
And then there were three… Now that Alex McCarthy has transferred to Southampton from Crystal Palace for an undisclosed fee, thought to be about £3m, there are only 3 candidates left for the number 1 spot. So, who should start the season as out goalkeeper? Should it be fans favourite, Julian Speroni? Much maligned, Wayne […]
Last season, many fans were certain that Julian Speroni should have been the club’s first choice goalkeeper but they were split down the middle between which goalkeeper they preferred between Wayne Hennessey and Alex McCarthy. Or to put it another way, which one they liked least. I, along with many other fans, thought Alex McCarthy […]
On Monday 28th January, 1991 I began my career as a trainee train driver for British Rail. I reported at my depot, Wimbledon Park in south west London at 09.00 and along with 6 other people, waited for a manager to come into the room and give us our induction training. A manager duly entered […]
In December 1990 I found myself unemployed for the first time in my life after being made redundant by British Telecom. I’d worked at BT for 18 months and did not qualify for redundancy money because I had not worked for the company for longer than two years. My manager at the time, Terry, suggested […]
Ahead of the 2016/17 season, the International Football Association Board (IFAB) have made nearly 100 alterations to the game which will come into force in the Premier League for the first time. It follows the FA Cup allowing an extra substitution in the three final rounds if they go to extra-time on the recommendation of […]
The first Crystal Palace game I ever attended was in January 1981. It was a cold, horrible Saturday and my youngest brother (though 9 years older than myself), a Chelsea fan, took me with his girlfriend of the week. My brother had recently passed out from his army training at Woolwich and was about to […]
On June 1st 1995 Alan Wilder left Depeche Mode. During his press conference he stated: “Since joining in 1982, I have continually striven to give total energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the furthering of the group’s success and in spite of a consistent imbalance in the distribution of the workload, willingly offered this. Unfortunately, within […]
Last week angry Thameslink passengers complained about the route’s new train operator, which in turn has admitted to a deteriorating service. Faced with near-daily delays, driver unavailability and old trains, passengers have criticised Govia with one saying on Twitter: “I didn’t think it was possible to deliver a worse service than FCC but somehow Thameslink […]