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Freedman Leaves Palace

23 October 2012

Palace Boss leaves Eagles

Crystal Palace Football Club have been dealt a massive blow ahead of tonight's clash here at Barnsley after their Manager, Dougie Freedman, departed the Eagles for Championship rivals Bolton Wanderers.

A statement on Palace's official website,, read:

Crystal Palace Football Club can confirm that first team manager Dougie Freedman has joined Bolton Wanderers. The Board of the Club would like to put on record their thanks to Dougie for all his efforts over the past couple of years and their disappointment over the events of the past few days. The search for a replacement starts immediately. 

The team at tonight's game against Barnsley will be taken by Assistant Manager Lennie Lawrence and first team coach Curtis Fleming.

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