Football: Bolton Wanderers confirmed Dougie Freedman as their new manager today.
On Tuesday afternoon, Crystal Palace announced they had parted company with Freedman in order for him to replace Owen Coyle in the Reebok Stadium hotseat.
Wanderers were not forthcoming in rubber-stamping the move, with caretaker boss Jimmy Phillips told to prepare the team for tomorrow’s trip to Middlesbrough.
But a statement on the Trotters’ official website announced the appointment today.
Freedman said: “I am delighted to join Bolton.
“The club is geared up to getting back into the Premier League.
“There is an impressive set-up and structure in place, and a first team squad of undoubted quality.
“I am excited about the challenge ahead of us.”
His new club currently lie 16th in the table but Friedman will be hopeful of getting off to a good start at the Riverside.
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