Vital Football

Latest Crystal Palace News

Freedman Keeping Faith With The Academy

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



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

Writer:Eddy Eagle
Date:Friday July 6 2012
Time: 6:02PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

An Injury Crisis At Crystal Palace?

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Crystal Palace and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Officials - Arsenal v Crystal Palace (20/1/18)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace this Saturday.

Soccerex Look At Football Financial Power - 2018

The Soccerex Football Finance 100 report was released this month and English Premier League sides dominate the top ten...with a number of other Premier League and Championship clubs...

Palace Youngster Heads To Swindon On Permanent Deal

Crystal Palace confirmed yesterday that Keshi Anderson had completed a permanent transfer out to Swindon Town.

Crystal Palace Archived Articles

Vital Palace articles from

Site Journalists

Eddy Eagle
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal v Crystal Palace
Suggested By:
Palace win0%
Arsenal win100%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Crystal Palace Results (view all)

Crystal Palace Fixtures

Vital Football Comment