Vital Football

Latest Crystal Palace News

Dougie's Decree: Disappointed But Spirited

Dougie's Decree: Disappointed But Spirited

Following our 1-0 loss to Portsmouth last night, Dougie Freedman was disappointed to see us concede in what was otherwise a decent performance.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC Freedman said he was disappointed with the result, but he was pleased with our overall performance and he's taking far more positives from the game than he is negatives.

'Obviously disappointed with the result, but we were resilient, we showed the right sort of defensive qualities and I felt that in the second half we began to get a foothold in the game. Looking back it's a difficult one to swallow but I can see some positives.'

That growing foothold was ruined by Nugent's 65 minute strike, but overall Dougie feels we just fell a little bit short on the night.

'Overall they had a lot of possession and more chances so I felt that it was a spirited performance in terms of putting our bodies on the line and giving everything we had.'

Another reason for some pleasure from the loss was the boss thought the team responded well in terms of how we approached the game and he definitely felt we are now going in the right direction after he's previously talking about changing the mindset of the team when it came to away games.

'Although it's a defeat I think we are building a good team spirit and that we were close but not close enough.'

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join Vital Crystal Palace

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Eddy Eagle
Date:Wednesday February 23 2011
Time: 9:00AM

Comments

0
Not quite sqeeky bum time but but with Scunny & Boro having 3 games in hand the pressure is on. Derby are drowning & they could slip into the dreaded 3.
storagematt
23/02/2011 10:30:00
0
We need to pick up wins, can't rely on others to help us out sadly. Should be enough games left but we can't waste anymore chances.
eagle76
24/02/2011 22:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Vital View - Premier League - 20th-21st October 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 20th-21st October.

Stats: Newcastle v Crystal Palace

All the stats from Newcastle (1) vs (0) Crystal Palace, St James' Park, 21/10/17 Att: 52,251

Newcastle v Crystal Palace - Follow On Twitter - 21-10-17

Crystal Palace go to St James' Park as the visitors to Newcastle today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

Archived Vital Palace Articles

Vital Palace articles from

Site Journalists

Eddy Eagle
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Bristol City v Crystal Palace
Suggested By:
Palace win0%
Bristol City win100%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Crystal Palace Results (view all)

Crystal Palace Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League