Crystal Palace have announced that manager Dougie Freedman has left the club to take over at Bolton. In a statement, Palace said they were disappointed about his departure but thanked Freedman for his work. Assistant Manager Lennie Lawrence and coach Curtis Fleming have taken temporary charge.
Crystal Palace have said they have now decided to let Bolton talk to Dougie Freedman about the vacant managerial job at the Reebok Stadium. Bolton have been looking for a new manager following Owen Coyle's departure earlier this month.
Crystal Palace have rejected a request from Bolton Wanderers to let them talk to manager Dougie Freedman about moving to the Reebok Stadium. In a statement, Palace said they had decided not to grant permission for Bolton to open talks with Freedman.
Bolton Wanderers have asked Crystal Palace for permission to speak to the Eagles' manager Dougie Freedman about taking over at the Reebok Stadium. Bolton parted company with their previous manager Owen Coyle earlier this month after a string of poor results.
Wanderers now hope to persuade Freedman to move to Bolton to turn around a club who were in the Premier League last season. However, Freedman has been a success at Palace since he took over last year - the club are currently fourth in the Championship table.