Freddie Flintoff set for return as first full-time role revealed one year after horrific crash
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Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff is set to take on a new role almost a year on from his horrific crash.
In the clip, shared on X, Flintoff paid tribute to the ‘family’ environment around the team, as well as saying that good teammates will always ‘be there for you in the hardest times of your life’.
Speaking during the presentation, Flintoff said: "It gives me so much pleasure to share what's going to be a day Tom that you're going to remember for the rest of your life.
"When you get this cap, this changes your life. It's one of those things, it's before and after it.
“This enables you to walk tall and move faster. Play with passion, play with pride, play with belief. And also part of a family of people.
"They'll share the good times with you, share the successes. But as I found over the past few months, they'll be there for you in the hardest times of your life.
"They will stand next to you. So, like the lion on the cap Tom, be brave, be, fearless, be proud and enjoy every minute."
And it seems that he’s set to make his return to cricket more permanent, after it was reported he could be joining Leeds-based team the Northern Superchargers, as their head coach.
According to The Telegraph, the Superchargers and Flintoff deal ‘could be concluded by the end of the week, and he is considered the strong favourite for the post’.
The news comes after the Superchargers announced former England wicketkeeper, James Foster, would be leaving the role of head coach after two years.
The report also claims that Flintoff will be joined by his former Lancashire teammate, Kyle Hogg, who fans may remember appeared with Flintoff in his three-part Field of Dreams series.
Last month, Flintoff reached a financial settlement with the BBC following the crash.
Flintoff and the BBC were said to be 'satisfied' with the financial agreement, which according to The Sun, is worth £9 million.