Freedman will not be walking

Dougie Freedman insists he will not be quitting his post at Bolton Wanderers despite the club's difficult start to the season.

Last Updated: 23/09/13 at 13:32 Post Comment

Dougie Freedman: Has seen Bolton hit rock-bottom in the Championship

Dougie Freedman: Has seen Bolton hit rock-bottom in the Championship

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Trotters prop up the Championship table eight games into the 2013/14 campaign, with just three points collected so far.

They are one of only two teams in the second tier yet to pick up a win, along with Sheffield Wednesday, and have already shipped 16 goals.

Freedman has fallen under mounting pressure after failing to turn the tide, but the 39-year-old remains defiant and has made it clear that he will not be walking away from the challenge.

He said: "When you're in a professional game and you've worked at a professional level, you don't have that inside you. It's not inside me.

"We turned a lot around last season when we gathered some momentum. We are slipping over in certain matches but we're not falling down."

Bolton's next game will see them play host to fellow strugglers Yeovil and Freedman admits Saturday's encounter at the Reebok Stadium has become a must-win.

He added: "It is a big match and simply a match we've got to win.

"The good thing is that these players can win football matches if they're focused and concentrated for 95 minutes rather than 80 minutes."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

put Ince in my fantasy football team, so it's no surprise at all really. I do that to players. Also responsible for De Jong and Upson being injured. Think I'll transfer in Di Maria just to ruin United....

megabrow (cufc)
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

L

ovren? £20m always seemed a touch on the expensive side, but I wasn't expecting him to be quite such a waste of money

stevenjameshyde
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

H

alf of our players have the physical presence of a 14 year old girl. I don't know why people are always shocked that they're injured.

TheWhiz
Wenger baffled by injuries

Footer 365

Championship: Fulham owner Shahid Khan names five-man search party for new manager

Danny Murphy, Brian McBride, and Sky Sports pundit Niall Quinn will help Fulham's search for their new manager.

Manchester United confirm Ander Herrera has suffered a broken rib

Manchester United have confirmed that Ander Herrera suffered a fractured rib against West Ham on Saturday.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger says Olivier Giroud's new contract is 'done deal'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says a new contract for French striker Olivier Giroud is a 'done deal'.

Mail Box

#Usingfootballersnamesineverydaylife

We have the last of these as well as mails on Liverpool, Wayne Rooney, QPR, Arsenal's injuries and more. It's a mailbox that's Alonso rather than Rafael, if you will...

How Much In 'Pounds Raheem Sterling'?

A whole lot of you use footballers' names in everyday life. And you hate yourselves for it. As you should. We also have mails on Newcastle, Rooney and more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property