UK time is: 12:17:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

One to Watch - Freddy Eastwood

Vital QPR - Breaking News
JavaScript must be enabled for the RSS Scrollbox Widget to work.


Coventry City number 10 Freddy Eastwood has been pinpointed by Vital QPR as the One to Watch in Sunday's televised npower Championship clash.

Name: Freddy Eastwood

Date of Birth: 29/10/83

Former Clubs: West Ham, Grays Athletic, Southend United, Wolverhampton Wanderers

Appearances (Goals): 295 (106)

Welsh international Freddy Eastwood will be out to capitalise on a promising recent run of goalscoring form and avenge QPR`s recent 2-0 win at the Ricoh Arena. A striker with an impressive goalscoring record, Eastwood will be out to net past an Rs team looking to push on in their quest for promotion.

Eastwood began his career as a West Ham United Academy player, playing in the same team as the likes of Jermaine Defoe and Glen Johnson. However he was considered not good enough and was released by manager Glen Roeder. He went on to join Conference South side Grays Athletic where he went on to score 37 goals in all competitions in his first season. This prompted a firm interest from a host of professional clubs and he initially made a loan move to Southend United.

He managed to score four goals in a brief loan spell before he joined permanently for an undisclosed fee in November 2004. Eastwood soon made his name at The Shrimpers where he became a cult hero, bagging 71 goals in all competitions in 129 appearances. Despite managing 15 league goals in the 2006/2007 season, Eastwood couldn`t prevent an inevitable Southend relegation; however one highlight included a memorable 30 yard free-kick against Man Utd in the league cup to knock the holders out of the competition.

His reputation was further enhanced when he joined Wolves in July 2006 for a fee of 1.5 million. Despite such a promising move, the Essex-born striker suffered a frustrating time at Molineux, making just 12 starts under manager Mick McCarthy. He soon found himself further down the pecking order and eventually joined Coventry City in a four year deal for a transfer fee reportedly worth 1.2 million.

With the Sky Blues, Eastwood netted four goals in 43 starts during 2008/09 but what he lacked in goals he made up for with creativity, becoming the club's best provider of goal assists. He found his form in 2009/10 though, netting eight times including the first ever hat-trick at the Ricoh Arena in a 3-2 win over Peterborough United in December 2009.

Having featured for Wales on numerous occasions, the threat of Eastwood shouldn`t be taken lightly by the Rangers defence, as Eastwood will certainly be looking to continue an impressive career as a striker.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 20 2011

Time: 10:05PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Who R Ya - Stoke City (Wednesday January 28 2015)

The Men in Black - Stoke City v QPR (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Mutch Palace Bound? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Redknapp Refutes Brazilian Rumours (Friday January 23 2015)

Another Young Loanee Returns (Friday January 23 2015)

Palace Game Moved (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Leading The Race or Non-Starter? (Wednesday January 21 2015)

Mbia Wants Premier League Return (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Green Voted MotM v Manchester United (Tuesday January 20 2015)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Swansea
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace
Arsenal 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 3 - 2 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 22 5 7 10 -9 22
15. Aston Villa 22 5 7 10 -14 22
16. Sunderland 22 3 11 8 -14 20
17. Burnley 22 4 8 10 -15 20
18. Hull City 22 4 7 11 -10 19
19. Q.P.R. 22 5 4 13 -16 19
20. Leicester City 22 4 5 13 -14 17

Breaking League News

Liverpool: FA Cup Games Live On TV
Liverpool : 29/01/2015 11:09:00
Wenger Highlights Gabriel's Qualities
Arsenal : 29/01/2015 10:32:00
Qatar hospitality was phenomenal
Everton : 29/01/2015 10:00:00
Ospina Enjoying Life At Arsenal
Arsenal : 29/01/2015 09:53:00
The Ox: Arsenal Are In a Good Place
Arsenal : 29/01/2015 09:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do you agree with Harry Redknapp that a new STRIKER is a priority?
Suggested By:  Admin
Yes - We need another striker 55%
No - We need a goalkeeper 6%
No - We need a defender 33%
No - We need a midfielder 6%