Douglas "Dougie" Freedman (/dʌɡiː/ DUG-ee; born 25 May 1974) is a Scottish professional football manager and former player, recently as manager of Championship side Nottingham Forest.
Freedman played as a striker, primarily for Crystal Palace and also had spells as a player at Queens Park Rangers, Barnet, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest, Leeds United and Southend United. Freedman had two caps for the Scottish national football team where he scored one goal in a 2002 World Cup qualifier against Latvia.
Freedman started his managerial career with Crystal Palace in 2011. He moved to fellow Championship club Bolton Wanderers in 2012, but left this position in October 2014. He became manager of Nottingham Forest in February 2015, with whom he parted company in March 2016.Close