VIDEO: The Latest “Palace Minute” Is A Work Of Absolute Genius

0 Posted by - October 3, 2017 - News, Video

The “Crystal Palace Minute” series has been a much-loved online feature for Eagles fans over the last few years and in the latest installment, Nick really has outdone himself.

For those of you who don’t know, the YouTube series focuses on some of the biggest moments to occur in the club’s 112-year history, covering such subjects as Palace’s rivalrly with Brighton, the 1990 FA Cup Final, Dougie Freedman’s acrimonious departure and many many more.

Predictably, the topic of the latest upload is the hiring of Frank de Boer as Crystal Palace boss and it’s fair to say, Nick pulls no punches whatsoever with the content of the video in question. Whilst the vast majority of us are keen to back the club however we can, it would take a remarkable level of faith to feel as though the board were totally blameless for our current woes; a subject covered in humorous fashion throughout the video above.

Knowing how precious certain individuals within our fan-base have become of late, I’m absolutely positive that some of the feedback the video receives will be negative but as the old saying goes, you can;t please all of the people all of the time. To Nick’s credit, no one inside the club is spared from ridicule with Steve Parish, Mark Bright, Frank de Boer (and his agent), Jason Puncheon, Luka Milivojevic, Damien Delaney and Wayne Hennessey all the target of jokes inside the opening 6 minutes.

In truth, given our historically poor start to the current Premier League campaign, I see nothing to do other than laugh at our current plight. Yes, certain individuals featured in the video may take a little offence but football is, at its core, a rough business to be a part of at the top. Put online at the start of a two-week international break, I’m sure it will generate a decent amount of conversation across the fan-base.

For me, Nick deserves huge credit for his work on all of the videos, they really are a fantastic way of documenting the club’s turbulent history.


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  • Richard C October 3, 2017 - 9:20 am Reply

    Brilliant, hilarious, the Palace players and Board should be made to watch this on a big screen on a loop for an hour and then it might finally sink in as to why it is so easy to ridicule us and they do something about it.

  • Pete B October 3, 2017 - 11:12 am Reply

    Thanks for sharing HLTCO, it really brightened up my morning. As you say, a work of genius. Its never easy being Palace… what I’d give for some good old-fashioned mid-table obscurity. Keep taking the brownies…

  • Cary Galstaun October 3, 2017 - 2:06 pm Reply

    Yes another brilliant ‘A Palace minute’ from Nick. Yes some of his jokes are the expense of some, and yes close to the mark, but there is no ill intent behind it, as his affection and love for everything Palace comes shining through.

    As with all his ‘A Palace minute’ videos you have to watch it a number of times to pick up on everything he has crammed into it.

  • Phil H October 3, 2017 - 3:42 pm Reply

    From what I understand FDB was stabbed in the back. How would anyone like their job being offered out to others whilst still in it? Values start from the top. Being duplicitous isn’t a great look.

  • Richard C October 3, 2017 - 8:22 pm Reply

    Phil, name me a big business where that isn’t the case. Not nice, but not unusual either.

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