The King Power Stadium

Next Game

Leicester v S'land

Saturday, 08 August 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Beckford - Freedman made move

New Bolton signing Jermaine Beckford has revealed Trotters boss Dougie Freedman was instrumental in his transfer to the Reebok.

Last Updated: 19/07/13 at 15:40 Post Comment

Jermaine Beckford: Is eager to work with Freedman

Jermaine Beckford: Is eager to work with Freedman

Beckford, 29, completed his protracted transfer to Wanderers on Wednesday from Leicester.

"The manager is a big part of the reason I decided to sign here," he told Bolton's official website.

"I know him quite well as a person and he [Freedman] is a top guy.

"We obviously played up front together at Leeds. Playing with him for that short period of time I certainly believe he helped make me a better player; I learned a lot from him.

"Since he became a manager he's someone I've always wanted to work with. I feel this is the perfect opportunity."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

D

on't go to England at your age, you'll either be mugged or not appreciated. Or made to lump the ball long to a bloke who looks like a mascot.

megabrow (cufc)
Beckenbauer warns Schweinsteiger

F

rom the headline I presumed he meant boots, pants, jim-jams, toothbrush and paste, passport, tickets, premier inn long-term package, Scouse-English-Portuguese-German dictionary, 'How to be a 9 and 3/4' by B. Rodgers, few dozen tins of food and Evian because you can never be sure about the local food/water...

KevinBoatang
Firmino has 'everything' for PL - Willian

H

e looked like he was playing with a plastic pound shop ball in the wind against Juve, his passing was so bad.

paddy7s
Sergio Ramos: Exactly What United Need

Footer 365

O'Driscoll set for Liverpool - Report

Liverpool will appoint England Under-19 head coach Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager, according to reports.

Manchester United bid £28.6m for Sergio Ramos, according to Sky sources

Spain defender Sergio Ramos wants to leave Real Madrid to join Manchester United, according to Graham Hunter.

Steph Houghton and Laura Bassett talk England's Women's World Cup run

Geraint Hughes meets the two England defenders who have been key during the run to the Women's World Cup semi-finals.

Mail Box

Cech To Arsenal Has Been On The Cards For Years

We have happy Arsenal fans regarding their new goalkeeper, plus thoughts on Jose vs Arsene, transfer bulls**t, like-for-like Liverpool, WWC and population pedantry...

NB: The Transfer Window Isn't Even Open Yet

The message to most fans is not to lose your s**t before the window officially opens. Plus thoughts on Cabaye to Spurs, window conclusions and geography vs money...

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