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Crystal Palace Forum   ·   9 comments

Tony Pulis and the media


I have a big question here. When Tony Pulis managed Stoke, the media hated the style. Now at Palace, it's brilliant defending? Do the media have an agenda against Stoke?


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Villa-Rich · Aston Villa fan   In reply

@TheMightyPotter maybe stoke is just hated.

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Swanseajack101 · Swansea City fan

No offence but Tony Pulis looks more like the kinda guy who would rob your house than manage your local football team.

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TheMightyPotter · Stoke City fan   In reply

@AFC_Harry34 Stoke did in 08/09, still got stick.

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TheMightyPotter · Stoke City fan   In reply

@Posford They're even more hoof.

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TheMightyPotter · Stoke City fan   In reply

@Doozers20 Stoke got stick when they were in the 1st season.

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Posford · Norwich City fan

I haven't really watched Palace at all this season but it all depends on their overall game. Do they just hoof the ball forward looking for a big striker? Do they make the most of long throws into the box? Any team can defend brilliantly but it is partly how they attack as well and how physical they are in the contact area

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AFC_Harry34 · Arsenal fan

Crystal Palace had to play like that to have a chance of staying up, Stoke were midtable yet he didn't try anything adventurous

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan

I think it was the fact that Stoke were an established Premier League club that weren't showing much progression, whereas Palace are just trying to stay up in whatever way they can, if Palace get into the same position Stoke are now, I would expect them to get similar stick.

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Villa-Rich · Aston Villa fan

Crystal Palace is in London so the London based press won't critisise them.

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