All posts tagged with: Dougie Freedman

Palace tightening their belts

Crystal Palace’s days of relatively heavy spending appear to have curtailed, with chairman Steve Parish and his American investors showing no signs of financing a mass influx of new signings during this transfer window. The South London club, now entering its sixth consecutive Premier League season, have spent large sums of money in recent times… Read more →

Crystal Palace Season Preview: new style

Until this summer’s appointment of Frank De Boer, Crystal Palace have tended to favour experienced, British managers with a reactive setup. Has that approach helped the club retain it’s Premier League status, or has it limited the skillset of the players? Supporter Jay Crame from highly recommended blog The Eagles Beak has his say. It… Read more →

Bolton Wanderers Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Bolton Wanderers fan Ben Reardon, ahead of the new season. You can follow him on Twitter @BenReardon95 and have a read of his blogs for Shoot Magazine. Neil Lennon’s status within the game clearly this helped him in the early stages of his tenure at Bolton. However, following the team’s poor… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 45

In the Championship, Ipswich look to secure a play-off place when they host Nottingham Forest, who have begun their preparations for next season. After a 3 point deduction for relegation strugglers Rotherham, the Millers are in need of a result against Norwich City, whose automatic promotion hopes took a hit after last week’s defeat to Middlesbrough.… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 39

In the Championship, there is a clash of the midtable teams in Wales as Cardiff and Birmingham both aim to finish the season in the top half. Norwich need to get back to winning ways after an underwhelming run of results, while their opponents, Nottingham Forest, look to continue their impressive goalscoring form. Cardiff v Birmingham… Read more →

Midweek Preview: 3rd March

Here are this blog’s thoughts ahead of Tuesday night’s games. In the Premier League, Manchester City look to bounce back from disappointing defeats with a win over bottom of the table Leicester City. In the Championship, the Valley sees a meeting of 2 in-form sides, as Charlton take on Nottingham Forest, both of whom are… Read more →

Championship Predictions: Gameweek 29

In the Championship, Dougie Freedman has his first game in charge of Nottingham Forest at the AMEX, where Brighton will aim for a 4th win in 6 league games. Bolton look to bounce back from Wednesday’s heartbreaking cup defeat when they travel to play Derby, who have kept 7 clean sheets from their last 8 games. Brighton… Read more →