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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 22 / 17

Premier League side Crystal Palace appointed former player and Manager DOUGIE FREEDMAN as the club's sporting director. Freedman, 43, has not managed since he was sacked by League Championship club Nottingham Forest in March '16 after 13 months in charge. The Scot made 330 league appearances in "t...

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