Crystal Palace - Dougie's Decree: Some Real Heroes On Show
UK time is: 13:15:48
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dougie's Decree: Some Real Heroes On Show

Dougie Freedman was delighted with our 1-0 first leg victory over Cardiff, especially given the preparation troubles we had with the mystery virus that hit.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC after the game Dougie said.

'I feel that we were very unlucky in our preparation. We had to patch up a couple of players and get them out there. Mile Jedinak and Paddy McCarthy were real heroes tonight because they were on their sickbeds, so full credit. I decided to look them in the eye and ask them if they were prepared to put their bodies on the line for the club and the answer was a convincing yes.'

The defensive performance was the highlight of the game for Freedman, despite Gardner getting the goal, and he added.

'I look for my defenders to defend. If I'm going to give Anthony Gardner a pat on the back it's for his defending. I looked at Anthony Gardner and thought, solid as a rock. That's why he'll get my man of the match, not for his goal.'

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 January 11 2012

Time: 7:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Audio - Pardew On Fulham Draw (Saturday August 1 2015)

Woodman Rejoins Pardew & Wickham In? (Saturday August 1 2015)

Friendly - Fulham 1-1 Palace (Saturday August 1 2015)

Kaikai Talks Bamford & Pre Season (Saturday August 1 2015)

Three More Games Moved For Palace (Friday July 31 2015)

Binnom-Williams Heads To Burton (Thursday July 30 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)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0

Crystal Palace Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Twenty More years for Mourinho!
Chelsea : 02/08/2015 13:10:01
Is This Afternoon a Game Too Far?
West Ham : 02/08/2015 13:01:00
Europa League Taking Its Toll
West Ham : 02/08/2015 12:52:00
Hammers to Step Up Interest in Austin
West Ham : 02/08/2015 12:32:01
Rafael Bound for La Ligue 1
Man Utd : 02/08/2015 12:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hennessey 12%
Ward 0%
Dann 1%
Hangeland 16%
Souare 1%
Puncheon 4%
Jedinak 2%
McArthur 2%
Zaha 20%
Chamakh 38%
Bolasie 3%
Sub - Murray 0%
Sub - Mutch 1%
Sub - Campbell 0%