Beattie relishing Davids reunion

Accrington player-coach James Beattie is relishing the chance to once again lock horns with Edgar Davids on Friday night.

Last Updated: 14/11/12 at 22:20

Beattie: Former Premier League ace

Beattie: Former Premier League ace

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Former Everton striker Beattie came up against Davids in the Premier League while the Dutch legend was at Tottenham.

The stage is slightly less glamorous these days with Beattie now player-coach at the Reds and Davids holding a similar role at Barnet.

But the two former internationals will be opponents once again when the teams meet at Underhill in League Two.

"We played a couple of times, when I was at Everton and he was at Spurs, in the 05/06 season," Beattie told Sky Sports News.

"Hopefully we can renew those acquaintances and get it on on Friday night."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

M

aybe Hull charged the Liverpool fans more because their massive sense of entitlement takes up more room? Badum tish.

sailingmagpie
Everton team subsidise awayday

T

he John Carver Experiment sounds like the worst jazz fusion band of all time. Which is saying something.

sailingmagpie
The John Carver Experiment: The Next Episode

T

ime to play Liverpool players in their natural positions? I agree, but surely the subs' bench isn't big enough for all of them?

balls-to-monty
The John Carver Experiment: The Next Episode

Footer 365

Manchester United 0-1 West Brom: Robin van Persie penalty saved as Baggies shock United

Chris Brunt's deflected free kick gave West Brom a 1-0 win at Manchester United as Robin van Persie saw a penalty saved.

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand loses wife to cancer

Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca has died following a short battle with cancer.

Arsene Wenger claims Jose Mourinho disrespected Arsenal with title taunt

Arsene Wenger feels Jose Mourinho was disrespectful for taunting Arsenal about their 10-year wait for the title.

Mail Box

Shouldn't We Give Players Time?

Do we really want to throw out the baby with the bathwater every single summer? We also have a Man United fan who wants massive investment. And more...

Liverpool: No Greater Than Aston Villa

It's fair to say that Raúl H. Garcia from the morning mailbox has got something of a kicking on Thursday afternoon. Oh and the Neviller is wrong for once...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company