Crystal Palace - Freedman Keeping Faith With The Academy
UK time is: 06:39:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Freedman Keeping Faith With The Academy

Dougie Freedman has said sometimes you have to let players leave so you can allow others to progress and develop further.

Speaking to the Croydon Guardian Freedman said of the departures of Lee Hills, Sean Scannell and the future departure of Nathaniel Clyne, that he has faith that there are lads ready to step up and help fill the gaps next season from our youth set up.

'You have to move people in, it's as simple as that. From a fans point of view I understand there are favourites, but they also have to put a lot of trust into the academy and myself. Not for one second would have let Hills or Scannell go if I hadn't looked at my board to see the amount of young players that will be pushing for the squad next year.'

Freedman continues to say that he wants to see the likes of Matty Parsons, Kyle de Silva, Jonny Williams, Ryan Innis, Alex Wynter and Reise Allassani get more good pitch time next season to further their progression as he believes the crop we have coming through now are the best yet.

'I have got seven or eight players who need to be given a chance. Someone has to make a decision for the next generation coming through and that someone is me. On one hand you have decent players on your books and on the other you have the unknown. We need to see what the unknown is like.'

In finishing Freedman confirmed that the club are close to signing one more player who expects to be in before the end of the week.

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:Friday July 6 2012

Time: 6:02PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Speroni Stays For 2015-16 (Friday May 22 2015)

Mariappa's Watford Return? (Thursday May 21 2015)

Palace Weigh Up 'Keeper Offer (Thursday May 21 2015)

Price Tag Inspires Bolasie (Tuesday May 19 2015)

Kelly & Punch Talk Liverpool (Sunday May 17 2015)

Audio - Pardew On Liverpool Win (Sunday May 17 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
9. Stoke 37 14 9 14 -2 51
10. Everton 37 12 11 14 -1 47
11. West Ham 37 12 11 14 -1 47
12. Crystal Palace 37 12 9 16 -5 45
13. WBA 37 11 11 15 -10 44
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38

Breaking League News

Pearson - We Want To Say Thank You
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:34:01
Vardy Still Getting His Head Around England Call
Leicester City : 22/05/2015 21:29:00
Dyche & Heaton Talk Villa
Burnley : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Stoke target free transfer Konoplyanka
Stoke : 22/05/2015 21:17:00
Berahino Can Move - Pulis
WBA : 22/05/2015 21:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hennessey 6%
Ward 0%
Kelly 3%
Dann 3%
Souare 0%
Puncheon 38%
McArthur 0%
Ledley 3%
Lee Chung-yong 3%
Chamakh 19%
Bolasie 22%
Sub - Zaha 3%
Sub - Mutch 0%
Sub - Murray 0%