UK time is: 05:15:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Manager Backs CPST Training Ground Plan

Manager Dougie Freedman has thrown his full support behind the plans of the Supporters' Trust to provide a new state of the art training ground for the Eagles.

Speaking to News Shopper following the post Reading members vote at Selhurst Park, Freedman announced that in discussions going back to the summer, he believes the Trust have come up with a fantastic plan and design, and he can only see benefits for the club as a whole by the proposal reaching fruition - although he would like to make a couple of tweaks to the plans.

'They've come up with a great design. But I am looking to put one or two touches to the inside of the training ground in terms of the layout, and help the guys with things like transport links.'

Dougie says the only changes he would like to see to the original plans are just certain things he believes a club in the South of London must identify as necessities for such a site.

Vice Chairman of the Supporters' Trust Raj Chandarana said after approval was given, that he was pleased with the input of Dougie over the months and had nothing but praise for the time he's spent personally involved in the project.

'Dougie's been fantastic. Most of the discussions we had were with Dougie, he has been our point man on this project in terms of the coaching staff to ensure the facility we get is based on a model which he thinks is best for the club in the long term.'

Chandarana adds.

'This is a once in a life time opportunity to get a state of the art training facility built for the club.'

For anybody who doesn't know, the origination of the idea to build a training ground came from discussions the CPST had with the new owners over ways in which the Trust and fans in general could play a bigger part in the running of the club, as originally the idea had been to look at purchasing the stadium when the club was in administration.

'It was Steve Parish who suggested this scheme as something we might want to do.'

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!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Eddy Eagle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 3 2011

Time: 2:00PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Zaha Delighted With Debut Goal (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: Newcastle v Crystal Palace (Saturday August 30 2014)

Team News: Newcastle v Palace (Friday August 29 2014)

Bolasie Signs Three Year Deal (Friday August 29 2014)

Zaha Return Confirmed (Friday August 29 2014)

The Wilf To Return - Update (Thursday August 28 2014)

Warnock To Shake Up The Backroom? (Thursday August 28 2014)

I Want To Put Something Back - Warnock (Thursday August 28 2014)

Palace Host Newcastle (Wednesday August 27 2014)

The Warnock Returns (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Archived Crystal Palace Articles

List All Vital Palace Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 3 0 2 1 -1 2
15. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2
16. Everton 3 0 2 1 -3 2
17. WBA 3 0 2 1 -3 2
18. Leicester City 2 0 1 1 -2 1
19. Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 -3 1
20. Burnley 3 0 1 2 -3 1

Breaking League News

Slip or Not, There Was Only Going To Be 1 Winner
Swansea : 30/08/2014 22:16:00
Simpson Seals Leicester Switch
Q.P.R. : 30/08/2014 22:07:00
Austin Off The Mark
Q.P.R. : 30/08/2014 21:48:00
NUFC v Crystal Palace Match Analysis
Newcastle : 30/08/2014 21:21:00
Martinez Disappointed With Defending
Everton : 30/08/2014 21:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By:  Eddy
Speroni 0%
Mariappa 0%
Kelly 0%
Jedinak 0%
Dann 0%
Delaney 0%
Puncheon 0%
Ward 0%
Gayle 50%
Chamakh 50%
Bolasie 0%
Sub - Campbell 0%
Sub - Zaha 0%
Sub - Murray 0%