á Crystal Palace - Freedman Not Getting Carried Away
UK time is: 18:39:59
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Freedman Not Getting Carried Away

Dougie Freedman is refusing to get carried away following our best start to a league campaign in six years...he expects rocky roads ahead.

Speaking to Newshopper Freedman said fans should still expect a rollercoaster of a season, even though he has been surprised the team have come together so well and so quickly.

'To be honest it's a surprise to me because I didn't expect us to take shape as quickly as we have done. I thought it would be longer, but we find ourselves bubbling along nicely.'

Freedman points out that it's a long, hard season and there are plenty of games to go yet, so whilst we can be proud and delighted of the start we have made, things can and will (to one degree or another) change before the season is out.

'It's a long way to go but the good thing is that the team's improving. It's hard work going into these victories, it's not flukes, but there's a long way to go and it's going to be a roller coaster season.'

Dougie certainly won't be drawn on promotional aims for the season though, preferring instead to keep the pressure off and simply say.

'Some managers will sit here and say 'we're going to do this and that and get promotion' I'm telling you that we're getting better and what will be will be.'

I'm not an expert on Dougie's singing voice so I can't tell you if it's a good thing or not, but he didn't break in to 'Que Sera, Sera' at that point.

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate

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:Wednesday October 19 2011

Time: 4:35PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
A wise man is Dougie, he knows he is meeting the form team in the Championship at the moment IPSWICH TOWN. Who have yet to taste defeat since their poor display against Blackpool on the 10th of September. Reckon with your team showing good form in your last five , we might be in for a footballing treat....I hope so..
Report Abuse
19/10/2011 22:02:00

Set for an interesting encounter isn't it, can't see a draw being on the cards myself.
Eddy Eagle
Report Abuse
21/10/2011 20:32:00

Interesting!!!!!!! It sure was ....We did not turn up . But no sour grapes from me....Well done Palace, you had a few decent effforts repelled before you scored. So well done and we look forward to our return match later in the season ....
Report Abuse
22/10/2011 22:58:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Three In International Action (Friday October 9 2015)

Two Re-arranged For TV (Thursday October 8 2015)

Pardew On England - Wilf On Improvement (Wednesday October 7 2015)

Opening Shevlin Gambit Fails (Tuesday October 6 2015)

More Cabaye Praise (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Zaha Targets Consistency (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Cabaye Likes Terrific Zaha (Monday October 5 2015)

McCarthy Heads To Deepdale (Monday October 5 2015)

Archived Crystal Palace Articles

List All Vital Palace Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 8 6 0 2 12 18
2. Arsenal 8 5 1 2 6 16
3. Man Utd 8 5 1 2 4 16
4. Crystal Palace 8 5 0 3 4 15
5. Leicester City 8 4 3 1 2 15
6. West Ham 8 4 2 2 6 14
7. Everton 8 3 4 1 4 13

Crystal Palace Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Owners Felt A 'Connection' With Klopp
╗ Liverpool : 09/10/2015 18:00:00
Bennett Joins Bristol City
╗ Norwich : 09/10/2015 17:31:01
Blow for JosÚ, joy for Chelsea faithful
╗ Chelsea : 09/10/2015 17:00:01
Randolph Set to Play Against Poland
╗ West Ham : 09/10/2015 16:55:01
Garner Joins Pulis' Backroom
╗ WBA : 09/10/2015 16:45:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hennessey 2%
Kelly 0%
Dann 0%
Hangeland 6%
Souare 0%
Cabaye 12%
McArthur 0%
Zaha 68%
Puncheon 0%
Bolasie 12%
Gayle 0%
Sub - Campbell 0%
Sub - Ledley 0%