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Bolton Wanderers
Badge of Bolton Wanderers
Full name Bolton Wanderers Football Club
Nickname(s) The Trotters, The Wanderers, The Whites, The White Men
Founded 1874 (as Christ Church FC)
Ground Reebok Stadium
Burnden Way
Horwich
Bolton
Greater Manchester
England[1]
(Capacity: 28,723[2])
Owner Eddie Davies
Manager Owen Coyle
League Premier League
Premier League, 13th
Home colours
Away colours
Current season
.Bolton Wanderers Football Club (pronounced /ˈboʊltn ˈwɒndərəz/ in British English) is an English professional football club based in the town of Horwich in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.^ Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England.
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^ Bolton Wanderers Football Club is an English professional football club based in Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, North West England.
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^ It is an English professional football club that plays in the Premier League .

[1] .They are currently in the Premier League.^ They are currently in the Premier League.
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^ They are currently in the English FA Premier League.
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^ They are currently in the English Premier League.
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.Founder members of the Football League, Bolton were a successful cup side in the 1920s, winning the FA Cup three times.^ Bolton has won the English FA Cup four times.
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^ Bolton 1958 FA Cup shirt.
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^ Founder members of the Football League, Bolton were a successful cup side in the 1920s, winning the FA Cup three times.
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.The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958 thanks to two Nat Lofthouse goals.^ The club were runners-up again in 1953, before winning the Cup for a fourth time in 1958, beating Manchester United, courtesy of two Nat Lofthouse goals.
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^ The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958 thanks to a Nat Lofthouse goal.
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^ The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958 thanks to two Nat Lofthouse goals.

.A leaner spell followed, reaching a nadir in 1987 when the club spent a season in the Fourth Division.^ So in 1987 the club was relegated to the Fourth Division.

^ A leaner spell followed, reaching a nadir in 1987 when the club spent a season in the Fourth Division.
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^ The club’s leanest spell was in 1987 , with a season in the former Fourth Division.
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.The club regained top-flight status in 1995 after a 15 year absence; their current spell in the top division started in 2001.^ The club regained top-flight status in 1995 after a 15 year absence; their current spell in the top division started in 2001.
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^ The following campaign saw Bolton Wanderers move from their 102-year-old home, at Burnden Park, to the Reebok Stadium, and drop out of the top flight again.
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^ Bolton Wanderers have been shifting in and out of the English top flight for most of their history and in 1995 gained promotion to the Premiership.
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.In 2005–06 they participated in European competition for the first time, reaching the last 32 of the UEFA Cup.^ Battling Rangers reach UEFA Cup last 8 .
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^ In 200506 they participated in a European competition for the first time but were knocked out of the UEFA Cup in the round of 32 by Marseille.
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^ Bolton qualified for the UEFA Cup for the first time in their history in 2005 after finishing sixth.
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.Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League season and this time they managed to reach the last 16 of the competition.^ Arsenal are the new Premier League leaders, but where will they finish the season?
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^ Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League season and this time they managed to reach the last 16 of the competition.

^ Buy Bolton Wanderers 2006/2007 Season Review (DVD) .

.Bolton Wanderers moved to the Reebok Stadium in 1997.^ The Reebok stadium, the home of the Reebok brand and where Bolton Wanders play.
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^ Bolton Wanderers gifts and Reebok Stadium tours .
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^ Bolton Wanderers: Find hotels near Reebok Stadium .
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.Their former home was Burnden Park, where they played for 102 years until relocating to the Reebok Stadium.^ The Reebok stadium, the home of the Reebok brand and where Bolton Wanders play.
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^ They play at the Reebok stadium, Bolton.
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^ Bolton play their home games at the Reebok Stadium, Burnden Way, Lostock, Bolton.

.Bolton have spent the highest number of seasons in the top flight without winning the title (the 2008–09 season was their 70th in the top flight).^ Bolton Wanderers hold the record for the club to of spent most seasons in the top flight, without ever winning the league title.
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^ Bolton have spent the highest number of seasons in the top flight without winning the title (the 2008/2009 season, was their 70th in the top flight).

^ Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers 2008/09 .
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[3]

Contents

History

Early history (1877–1929)

.The club was founded by the Reverend John Farrall Wright in 1874 as Christ Church FC, but changed its name to Bolton Wanderers in 1877.^ Bolton Wanderers was formed in 1874 under the name of Christ Church FC, with the Vicar of Christ Church also being the club president.
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^ "Christ Church FC" I agree to sportsfan.
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^ Bolton Wanderers FC (300) .
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.In 1887, Bolton Wanderers were involved in a protracted first round F.A. Cup match against Everton.^ ToffeeWeb Match Reports: Everton v Bolton Wanderers, 1997-98 .
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^ Bolton Wanderers match preview .
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^ Sunderland v Bolton Wanderers: match preview .
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.Welsh international Bob Roberts scored the only goal of the initial match played on 15 October 1887, but the result was declared invalid as Bolton had fielded an ineligible player, Robert Struthers.^ Fast Fact: Bolton's all time leading goalscorer is Nat Lofthouse who scored 285 goals in 503 games.
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^ Players ratings are based whether they cost less per goal, or scored more goals per game than Fabian de Freitas.
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^ I also have very pleasant memories of my debut at Old Trafford, even though I only played for a minute and the goal I scored against Liverpool in my second game.

[4] .There then followed two drawn matches (with Roberts again scoring in the first), before Everton won the second replay (the fourth match altogether) 2–1.[5] This time, however, Everton were disqualified for fielding two professional players who had been registered as amateurs[6], and the match was awarded to Bolton, who were then defeated 9–1 by Preston North End.^ Preston North End FC (253) .
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^ Bolton won the match 4-0.
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^ Preston North End FC (76) .
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[4]
.Bolton were one of the 12 founder members of the Football League, which formed in 1888.^ Fast Fact: Bolton, originally known as The Wanderers were one of the 12 founder members of the Football League.
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^ Bolton Wanderers is one of the 12 founder members of the Football League which was formed in 1888.
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^ Bolton were one of the 12 founder members of the Football League, which formed in 1888.
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[7] .Having remained in the Football League since its formation, Bolton have spent more time in the top flight (Premier League/old First Division) than out of it.^ Having remained in the Football League since its formation, Bolton have spent more time in the top flight (Premier League/old First Division) than out of it.
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^ Having remained in the football since its formation, Bolton have spent more time in the top flight (Premier Division/old Division 1) than out of it.
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^ Members of the Football League since its formation, Bolton have spent more time in the top flight (Premier League/old First Division) than out of it.
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Bolton won the celebrated 1923 F.A. Cup Final
Chart showing the progress of Bolton Wanderers F.C. through the English football league system from the inaugural season in 1888–89 to 2007–08 when Bolton came sixteenth in the Premier League.
.In 1894 Bolton reached the final of football's oldest competition, the FA Cup, for the first time, but lost 4–1 to Notts County at Goodison Park.^ Bolton has won the English FA Cup four times.
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^ They were one of the 12 original founding members of The Football League in England and in 1894 reached the final of the FA Cup but lost 4-1 to Notts County.
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^ Bolton 1958 FA Cup shirt.
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.A decade later they were runners-up a second time, losing 1–0 to local rivals Manchester City at Crystal Palace on 23 April 1904.[8] On 28 April 1923, Bolton won the cup at their third attempt to win their first major trophy, beating West Ham United 2–0 in the first ever Wembley final.^ West Ham United survived.
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^ West Ham vs Bolton .
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^ BOLTON Bolton 1923 Cup Final.
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.The match, famously known as The White Horse Final was played in front of over 127,000 supporters.^ The match, famously known as The White Horse Final was played in front of over 127,000 supporters.
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^ The match, famously known as “The White Horse” Final was played in front of over 127,000 supporters.
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^ However in 1923 Bolton did taste FA Cup success at last in their third attempt by beating West Ham United 2-0 in the first ever Wembley final in a match christened as the White Horse Final played in front of some 127,000 spectators.
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.Bolton's centre-forward, David Jack scored the first ever goal at Wembley Stadium.^ Bolton’s centre-forward, David Jack scored the first ever goal at Wembley Stadium.
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^ David Jack also became the first player to score at Wembley during the win.
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^ Bolton eventually won the match 2-0 with goals from David Jack and Jack Smith.
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.They became the most successful cup side of the twenties, also winning in 1926 and 1929, beating Manchester City and Portsmouth respectively.^ They also won the FA Cup in 1926, 1929, and 1958.
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^ They became the most successful cup side of the twenties, also winning in 1926 and 1929, beating Manchester City and Portsmouth respectively.
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^ More FA Cup success arrived in 1926 when they beat Manchester City and again in 1929 with a triumph over Portsmouth.
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Top flight run and cup success (1929–1958)

.From 1935 to 1964, Bolton enjoyed an uninterrupted stay in the top flight – regarded by fans as a golden era, spearheaded in the 1950s by Nat Lofthouse.^ From 1935 to 1964, Bolton enjoyed an uninterrupted stay in the top flight- regarded by fans as a golden era, spearheaded in the 1950s by Nat Lofthouse.
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^ Nat Lofthouse Stand fan writes in .
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^ Fast Fact: Bolton's all time leading goalscorer is Nat Lofthouse who scored 285 goals in 503 games.
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.The years of the Second World War saw most of the Wanderers' playing staff see action on the front, a rare occurrence within elite football, as top sportsmen were generally assigned to physical training assignments, away from enemy fire.^ Top football teams in the world.
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^ Bolton Wanderers hold the record for the club to of spent most seasons in the top flight, without ever winning the league title.
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^ They returned to football's elite a year later after winning the Division One title, but went down again - this time on goal difference.
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.As it is, no less than 15 Bolton professionals, led by their captain Harry Goslin, volunteered for active service in 1939, and were enlisted in the 53rd Bolton Artillery regiment.^ BOLTON Wanderers named Owen Coyle as their new manager yesterday, less than a week after he left Premier League neighbours Burnley.
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^ Bolton fume over William Gallas tackle after FA refuses to act Bolton captain Kevin Davies accused Gallas, no stranger to drama, of...
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^ Having been signed in January, following the departure of Anelka, Bolton’s followers were less than excited by his arrival.

By the end of the war, 32 of the 35 pre-war pros would have seen action in the British forces. .The sole fatality was Goslin, who had by then risen to the rank of Lieutenant and was killed by shrapnel on the Italian front shortly before Christmas 1943. 53rd Bolton Artillery took part in the battle of Dunkirk and also served in the campaigns of Egypt, Iraq and Italy.^ In an illustrious army career he fought in Vietnam, served with the Parachute Regiment and was a member of the SAS where he rose to rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
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^ Whites' legend John McGinlay scored the final goal shortly before Bolton received their trophy and the crowd united in singing Auld Lang Syne.
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^ PADDY McGuinness tucks into a sandwich in Bolton town centre as part of a new £3 million advertising campaign for Greggs bakery, which starts next week.
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.Remarkably, a number of these soldiers managed to carry on playing the game on these theatres of war, taking on as 'British XI' various scratch teams assembled by, among others, King Faruk of Egypt in Cairo and Polish forces in Baghdad [9].^ And his team now plays the brand of fast, powerful football that succeeds in the Prem - they were also involved in two of the most entertaining league games of the season, a pair of remarkable 4-4 draws, at Spurs and Chelsea.

^ "Sadly, some of the other managers who have been fetched in don't have that affinity because they haven't played here and proven themselves."
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^ Every game he plays well in, will be given unlimited food at KFC and Burger King.
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.Bolton, relegated in 1964, would not return to the top flight until 1978, where they lasted but two seasons before a period of further decline set in.^ Too leaky last season but they have potential.  .
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^ They would not return to the top flight until 1978, where they lasted but two seasons before a period of further decline set in.
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^ Bolton Wanderers hold the record for the club to of spent most seasons in the top flight, without ever winning the league title.
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.In 1953 Bolton played in one of the most famous FA Cup finals of all time – The Stanley Matthews Final of 1953. Bolton lost the game to Blackpool 4–3 after gaining a 3–1 lead.^ Bolton 1958 FA Cup shirt.
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^ BOLTON Bolton 1923 Cup Final.
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^ FA Cup final, May 3, 1958 .
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.Blackpool were victorious thanks to the skills of Matthews and the goals of Stan Mortensen.^ Blackpool were victorious thanks to the skills of Matthews and the goals of Stan Mortensen.
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^ The Trotters left the Boleyn Ground with a 3-1 victory on Sunday 5 October thanks to goals from Kevin Davies, Gary Cahill and Matthew Taylor.
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.Bolton Wanderers have not won a major trophy since 1958, when two Lofthouse goals saw them overcome Manchester United in the FA Cup final in front of a 100,000 crowd at Wembley.^ Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers - FA Cup 2006/07 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers - FA Cup 2006/07 .
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^ Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers - FA Cup 2006/07 .
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^ The 1903/04 season saw the return of Bolton Wanderers as a force in the FA Cup.
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The closest they have come to winning a major trophy since then is finishing runners-up in the League Cup, first in 1995 and again in 2004.

Few highs and many lows (1958–1995)

.Hopes were high at Burnden Park in May 1978 when Bolton sealed the Second Division title and gained promotion to the First Division.^ Todd was unable to save Bolton from relegation but they were promoted back to the Premiership at the first attempt thanks to a season in which they achieved 98 league points and 100 goals in the process of securing the Division One Championship.
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^ Since its formation, Bolton has spent most of its time in the top flight (Premier League/old First Division).
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^ But the board kept faith in manager Phil Neal and they won promotion back to the Third Division at the first attempt.
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.However, they only remained there for two seasons before being relegated.^ Now only being 2 points behind the mighty Wigan and sitting pretty at third in the table we don't appear to suffering from being in the UEFA and Fizzy Cup this season.
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^ The 20-year-old lasted two more minutes before being subbed for Drogba.
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^ They would not return to the top flight until 1978, where they lasted but two seasons before a period of further decline set in.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.Following relegation in 1980, Bolton signed former Manchester United European Cup winning striker Brian Kidd from Everton for £150,000 as they prepared to challenge for a quick return to the First Division.^ Coppell to make United cup return .
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Manchester United vs Bolton Highlights .
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^ Bolton vs Manchester United Highlights .
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.Kidd scored a hat-trick in his third game for Bolton, a 4–0 win over Newcastle United in the league, but the rest of the season was a struggle as Bolton failed to finish anywhere near the promotion places.^ Scoring a hat-trick is special.
  • ToffeeWeb Match Reports: Everton v Bolton Wanderers, 1997-98 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.toffeeweb.com [Source type: General]

^ Bolton's highest league win was an 8-0 game against Barnsley in 1934.

^ Fast Fact: Bolton's all time leading goalscorer is Nat Lofthouse who scored 285 goals in 503 games.
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.Manager Stan Anderson was sacked at end of the season and replaced by coach George Mulhall.^ Neal left the club at the end of the 1991/92 season, and was replaced by Bruce Rioch.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ John Somerville was now the club’s official manager, and he guided Bolton to the runners-up spot at the end of the 1899/1900 season.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Manager Gury Smegson hopes to last to the end of september in the coming season.
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.By the end of the 1981–82 season, Bolton were no closer to promotion and had lost several key players including Peter Reid and Neil Whatmore.^ In recent times Bolton have lost many key figures at the club in the form of Nicolas Anelka, El Hadji Diouf, Kevin Nolan and Sam Allardyce.
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^ In the last 4 hours Stuart Holden to sign with Bolton Wanderers through end of season The 90th Minute Soccer Blog 04:56 .
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^ Features news coverage of Bolton and its players, including match reports, transfer rumours and general football news .
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.There were then rumours that Brazilian legend Pele would be appointed to take over from George Mulhall as manager, but the job went to John McGovern (a European Cup winner with Nottingham Forest) who became Bolton's first player-manager.^ Megson appointed manager of Bolton .
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Coyle appointed Bolton manager .
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^ Who was Bolton's player of the year?
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.However, the appointment of McGovern as manager was not the turning point that everyone at Burnden Park had hoped it would be, and in 1983 Bolton were relegated to the Third Division after losing 4–1 at Charlton Athletic on the final day of the season.^ However that would be the only light of the day for the Bolton squad.
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^ But they are finally finding their feet again and this will be their third consecutive season in the Premiership.
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^ However, Wanderers went into the top division under a new manager as a result of Bruce Rioch, being tempted by the management position at Arsenal.
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.In the space of four short seasons, Bolton had gone from playing against the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United to the likes of Wimbledon, Plymouth Argyle and Newport County.^ Manchester United vs Bolton Highlights .
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^ Bolton vs Manchester United Highlights .
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^ Manchester United v Liverpool tickets .
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And the decline was far from over.
.McGovern remained in charge for the 1983–84 season, and for a while it looked as though he was the man to turn things around as his predominantly young team did well in the Third Division.^ MATCH fitness is now the only thing preventing Your Djorkaeff, Bolton's own "Man in the Mask," from picking up where he left off last season.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Bolton Wanderers finished thirteenth in the Premier League last season and will be hoping to improve on things this time around.
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^ He was the man in the middle for the 2-1 win at Fulham in Gianfranco Zola's third match as Hammers manager, as well as the 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough on 1 November.
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.An 8–1 win over Walsall that season was Bolton's best league win for 50 years, but in the end Bolton failed to win promotion.^ Bolton are involved in both the best and worst seasons for promoted sides.

^ Bolton's best 11 of the season?
  • Season Review: Bolton Wanderers - Wigan Athletic FC - WIGANER.net 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.wiganer.net [Source type: General]

^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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.McGovern then made way for new manager Charlie Wright, who remained in charge until December 1985, by which time relegation rather than promotion from the Third Division was looking more likely.^ More than your usual hotel, The Mercure Last Drop Village is a collection of 18th century farmhouses which looks like a village lost in time, with its cobbled streets, craft shops, booksellers, antique shops and local pub.
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^ Hale didn't look like getting anywhere near the target due to the devastating pace of Paul Robinson who took 5-11.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Avi also has another son, Dvir, who is more like the standard son of a successful father.
  • Avi Cohen hoping family values can pay at Bolton Wanderers | Football - Times Online 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

.At the end of the 1986–87 season, Bolton Wanderers suffered relegation to the Fourth Division for the first time in their history.^ How will Bolton Wanderers do this season?
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^ Half time: Bolton Wanderers 0 Newcastle 0 .
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^ NOT for the first time this season the pundits are suggesting Wanderers' bubble has burst.
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.But the board kept faith in manager Phil Neal (who was appointed in December 1985) and they won promotion back to the Third Division at the first attempt.^ They play in the Premier League and are one of the most successful clubs in English football, having won thirteen First Division and Premier League titles and ten FA Cups.
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^ Burnley met with Coyle on Monday night in an attempt to persuade the manager who guided them to the Barclays Premier League to stay, but it seems they have been unsuccessful.
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^ "Sadly, some of the other managers who have been fetched in don't have that affinity because they haven't played here and proven themselves."
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.The deciding goal was scored by Robbie Savage in a thrilling 1–0 win at Wrexham.^ The deciding goal was scored by Robbie Savage in a 1-0 win at Wrexham.
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^ But Tomas Rosicky scored before half-time, Fabregas levelled and goals from Thomas Vermaelen and Andriy Arshavin completed the win.
  • Arsenal shocker as Asrene Wenger says sorry for Williams Gallas challenge on Bolton's Mark Davies - MirrorFootball.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.mirrorfootball.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Stop parrotting the Gartside economic party line fellas, football is about scoring goals, winning matches and winning pots.
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.Wrexham missed a penalty in the opening 30 minutes and both teams squandered a succession of chances.^ Seconds later he just missed another golden chance to open his account but sent a low left-footed drive wide of the Bolton goal.
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^ His victory over Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Cup last 16 in 2008 was squandered when he played a reserve side against Sporting Lisbon in the following match missing the teams best chance at a major trophy since 1958.
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^ Ferguson thus scored Everton's first goal in open play for 682 minutes, their only two in that time coming from penalties.
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.Bolton's Robbie Savage hit the post from a free kick before the ref blew the final whistle.^ A free-kick for Bolton, whipped in long and a player was there to prove that Ferguson isn't the only player who can head a ball.
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^ Bolton manager Owen Coyle after the final whistle of a turbulent encounter at the Emirates Stadium last night.
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^ THE deafening roar as the final whistle blew at Bolton's Reebok stadium signalled the start of the biggest party since Wanderers won promotion to the Premiership two seasons ago writes Leroy Holcroft    more...
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.It was during Neal's reign at manager that Nat Lofthouse was appointed lifetime President of the football club.^ The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958 thanks to two Nat Lofthouse goals.
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^ The club was one of the original twelve members of the English Football League, and during their first 75 years they won the FA Cup 4 times.
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^ Bolton manager Sam Allardyce has been charged by the English Football Association after saying referee Mike Riley cost his club the League Cup final.
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.Neal remained in charge until the summer of 1992 when he made way for Bruce Rioch, who a few years earlier had won two successive promotions with Middlesbrough.^ Neal remained in charge until the summer of 1992 when he made way for Bruce Rioch, who a few years earlier had won two successive promotions with Middlesbrough.
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^ But the board kept faith in manager Phil Neal and they won promotion back to the Third Division at the first attempt.
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^ The changes paid off as Bolton finished as Division Two Runners-up in the 1992/93 season, sealing promotion to Division One.
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.His penultimate season (1990–91) saw Bolton pipped to the final automatic promotion place by Southend United and lose to Tranmere Rovers in the playoff final, but his final season saw them finish a disappointing 13th.^ Bolton Wanderers striker Kevin Davies could miss the remainder of the season after scans on the finger injury picked up in the win against West Ham United also revealed that the forward had broken his hand in three places.

^ After 2 years of losing in the semi-finals of the Mississauga International Tournament, the Bolton Wanderers U12a boys’ team finally brought home “the Falcon”.
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^ The changes paid off as Bolton finished as Division Two Runners-up in the 1992/93 season, sealing promotion to Division One.
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.In the early part of Rioch's tenure, Bolton gained a giantkilling reputation in cup competitions.^ These lads have been meeting for nearly 50 years and are part of Football's golden age, as well as the folklore of Bolton Wanderers and the FA Cup.

^ Bolton Wanderers Soccer Club is official host of this year's tournament round of the girls under 14 Ontario Cup Competition.
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^ Although they don't have a proud history in the FA Cup, Bolton do hold a record for goals scored in the competition.

.In 1993 Bolton beat FA Cup holders Liverpool 2–0 in a third round replay thanks to goals from John McGinlay and Andy Walker.^ Bolton third with Liverpool defeat .
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^ FA Cup 4th Round.
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^ (FA CUP 3rd round) .
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.The club also defeated higher division opposition in the form of Wolves (2–1) that year before bowing out to Derby County (3–1).^ The club regained top-flight status in 1995 after a 15 year absence; their current spell in the top division started in 2001.
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^ BRUFC was first formed in 1872 (ie 7 years before Bolton Wanderers) and was first listed in the "Football Annual" of 1874.
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^ Gary's next job was at second division Blackpool where he led the club to a creditable seventh place before showing loyalty was unlikely to be his strong point, as he resigned just a year later to take over at Stockport County.
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.In 1994 Bolton beat FA Cup holders Arsenal 3–1 after extra time in a fourth round replay, and went on to reach the Quarter Finals, bowing out 1–0 at home to local rivals (and then Premier League) Oldham Athletic.^ Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers - FA Cup 2006/07 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers - FA Cup 2006/07 .
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^ Bolton has won the English FA Cup four times.
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^ Premier League trip to Wigan Athletic.
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.Bolton also defeated top division opposition in the form of Everton (3–2) and Aston Villa (1–0) that year.^ Bolton vs Aston Villa .
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^ Aston Villa vs Bolton .
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^ An unfortunate stat however is Bolton have spent the longest in England's top division without sucessfully winning the Championship.
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Since 1995

.Bolton reached the Premiership in 1995 under the management of Rioch, thanks to a victory over Reading in the Division One playoff final.^ Under former manager Sam Allardyce, Bolton had a string of four top 10 finishes and qualified for Europe for the first time.
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^ COYLE: NO NEED TO SELL CAHILL JANUARY 14: New Bolton manager Owen Coyle insists he is not under pressure to sell Gary Cahill.
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^ Tagged Under: arsenal fc , bolton wanderers { 3 comments read them or add one } Bolton Sack Gary Megson: Mark Hughes Favourite for Swift Premier League Return!
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.Rioch left to take charge at Arsenal after the promotion success and was replaced by Roy McFarland, who was joined by Rioch's assistant Colin Todd as joint manager.^ Colin Todd was joined manager with Roy McFarland in 1995/6 before the latter left, Todd kept control until 1999 and Sam Allardyce then took over.

^ An approach was made for Coyle, who has enjoyed great success during a two-year spell in charge at Turf Moor.
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^ Neal left the club at the end of the 1991/92 season, and was replaced by Bruce Rioch.
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.Bolton were bottom for virtually all of the 1995–96 Premiership campaign and Bolton dismissed McFarland on New Year's Day 1996 and appointed Todd in his place.^ After 102 years at Burnden Park, Bolton Wanderers left their famous old ground and moved to their new 28,700 all-seater Reebok Stadium in 1997.
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^ Welcome to Wanderersnews.com bringing you all the latest Bolton News 24 hours a day from hundreds of global football news sources.

^ IT was all good news for Wanderers fans at the weekend as their heroes edged away from the Premiership bottom three while Sunderland and West Brom look destined for the drop.
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.Todd was unable to save Bolton from relegation as they lost their penultimate game 1–0 to Southampton, but the Bolton board kept faith in him.^ The begin of the 2007-08 season saw one win in 11 games, although they seem to be out of the relegation zone for now.
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^ In what proved to be his last interview as the Bolton manager, Megson’s bitter feelings to the Bolton faithful can be clearly evidenced in post-match comments after the Hull game.
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^ No love will be lost between Bolton Wanderers and Arsenal when they meet for a Valentine's Day FA Cup replay at the Reebok Stadium on Wednesday.
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.The Bolton board's loyalty in Todd was rewarded when they won promotion back to the Premiership at the first attempt thanks to a season in which they achieved 98 league points and 100 goals in the process of securing the Division One championship – the first time since 1978 that they had finished top of any division.^ Bolton promoted to Premiership.
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^ Since its formation, Bolton has spent most of its time in the top flight (Premier League/old First Division).
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^ They also won 2-1 the following season as well.

.Bolton were relegated on goal difference at the end of the 1997–98 Premiership campaign.^ Arsenal 4-2 Bolton Arsenal came back from two goals down to move to the top of the Premiership with a hard-fought 4-2 win over Bolton.

^ FA Carling Premiership 97/98 - Game 21 Sunday 28 December 1997 Goodison Park, Merseyside Att: 37,149 .
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^ LIFELONG fans are backing the Bolton Evening News campaign to keep Wanderers in the Premiership.
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.Bolton reached the 1999 Division One playoff final but lost 2–0 to Watford.^ The Trotters were, however, beaten 2-0 by Watford in the final, and remained in Division One.
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^ Bolton won the celebrated 1923 F.A. Cup Final.In 1894 Bolton reached the final of football's oldest competition, the FA Cup, for the first time, but lost 4-1 to Notts County at Goodison Park.
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^ The changes paid off as Bolton finished as Division Two Runners-up in the 1992/93 season, sealing promotion to Division One.
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.Todd resigned as manager soon after and was replaced by Sam Allardyce.^ Colin Todd was joined manager with Roy McFarland in 1995/6 before the latter left, Todd kept control until 1999 and Sam Allardyce then took over.

^ Under former manager Sam Allardyce, Bolton had a string of four top 10 finishes and qualified for Europe for the first time.
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^ Tal Ben Haim, a reported transfer target for Chelsea, has refused to sign a new contract at Bolton and his manager Sam Allardyce is resigned to losing the Israeli international defender at the end of the season.
  • Bolton: News & Videos about Bolton - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Bolton reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup, Worthington Cup and play-offs but lost to Aston Villa, Tranmere Rovers and Ipswich Town respectively.^ Bolton were once again back at Wembley for the 1958 FA Cup Final.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Blackpool 4-3 Bolton Wanderers, FA Cup final 1953 .
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^ He guided Bolton to the Football League Cup Semi-final and FA Cup Semi-final in his first season, before they were beaten by Tranmere Rovers and Aston Villa respectively.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

.In 2000–01 Bolton were promoted back to the Premier League after beating Preston North End in the play-off final.^ Preston North End FC (253) .
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^ Preston North End FC (76) .
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^ Preston North End FC (299) .
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.Bolton struggled in the following two seasons, but survived in the Premier League.^ Bolton Wanderers' losses count the cost of Premier League survival .
  • Bolton Wanderers' losses count the cost of Premier League survival | David Conn | Sport | guardian.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Season: Premier League 09/10 .
  • BOLTON WANDERERS "THE TROTTERS" FOOTBALL CLUB | 188 Football 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.188-football.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.The 2001–02 season began with a shock as they destroyed Leicester 5–0 at Filbert Street to go top of the table.^ They would not return to the top flight until 1978, where they lasted but two seasons before a period of further decline set in.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Their biggest Premiership win was 5-0 against Leicester in 2001, that coming five years after a 6-0 home defeat to Manchester United in the 1995/6 season.

^ However, they haven't won the title once, making them the record holders for the most seasons in the top division without ever winning it.

.They won their next two games, including a narrow victory over Liverpool, and were suddenly the Premiership's pace setters.^ WANDERERS are looking for victory against Everton at the Reebok tonight ahead of even more vital games against fellow Premiership strugglers Birmingham and West Brom.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ SAM Allardyce believes the next two home games could sort the men out from the boys.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ MANCHESTER United and Arsenal will both be without their combative captains when they face Wanderers in crucial Premiership games over the next fortnight.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Despite a memorable 2–1 win away at Manchester United, they went into an awful slump during the middle of the season and needed a Fredi Bobic hat-trick against Ipswich Town to survive.^ THEY will not have Fredi Bobic to rely on this time but Wanderers believe they have the character and the class to make this season's 34th game just as decisive as last year's.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Their biggest Premiership win was 5-0 against Leicester in 2001, that coming five years after a 6-0 home defeat to Manchester United in the 1995/6 season.

^ SATURDAY: WANDERERS drop into the bottom half of the table for the first time as they wait for their Sunday fixture at Ipswich . . .
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.16th place was secured despite losing the final three games.^ Some may see it as a kick in the teeth for English football that there is not an all-English final, despite producing three out of the four semifinalists.
  • Bolton: News & Videos about Bolton - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Bolton welcome new manager Owen Coyle precariously placed in the relegation zone - but with three games in hand over most of their rivals.
  • Squarefootball :: original football articles: Bolton Wanderers 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC articles.squarefootball.net [Source type: General]

.The arrivals of experienced international players Bobic and Youri Djorkaeff proved vital, as did the emergence of Kevin Nolan and Michael Ricketts.^ YOURI Djorkaeff aims to bring the best out of Michael Ricketts.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ MICHAEL Ricketts has fired his warning, Youri Djorkaeff has offered words of inspiration and Sam Allardyce has given a clear indication of his game plan.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Charlton 1, Wanderers 1: YOURI Djorkaeff scored a vital equaliser with an incredible overhead kick in the 85th minute to grab a point in the crunch Premiership battle at The Valley.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.In the 2002–03 season Bolton made a poor start and, despite another win away at Manchester United, they were bottom until a vital and spectacular 4–2 win against Leeds at Elland Road.^ Manchester United vs Bolton Highlights .
  • Man Utd vs Bolton soccer goal videos - English Premier League 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.soccerstat.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bolton vs Manchester United Highlights .
  • Man Utd vs Bolton soccer goal videos - English Premier League 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.soccerstat.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Manchester United end Arsenal's winning start .
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Despite suffering from a lack of consistency, Bolton ground out the results needed and secured survival in a final day 2–1 victory over Middlesbrough.^ David Sullivan's final home game as Birmingham co-owner ended in disappointment as Chung-Yong Lee's late goal earned a 2-1 victory for Bolton.
  • Football365.com - Bolton Wanderers - Football365 News news fc fixtures football club live results tables statistics forum mobile features previews match reports english premier league UEFA Champions League Intertoto fa Cup premiership wigan athletic bolton wanderers wdrs soccer voetbal fussball the trotters footy Gary Megson reebok stadium Sporting Lisbon clash Nicolas Anelka man city manchester arsenal 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.football365.com [Source type: News]

^ Bolton’s girls powered through the round robin segment of the tournament with a convincing 3-1 victory over the hosts and a 2-0 shut-out win over Wexford.
  • Bolton Wanderers Soccer Club 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC bwsc.ca [Source type: General]

^ Manchester United claimed their 10th Premier League title with a 2-0 victory at Wigan Athletic on a dramatic final day of the season.
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.The star of the season, Jay-Jay Okocha, was another high profile signing and would go on to be a legend at the Reebok Stadium.^ The summer will be an exciting time for any City supporter, with new signings aplenty, so it is with high expectations that I bid you farewell for this season.
  • Manchester City 1 – 0 Bolton Wanderers – Manchester City Blog 11 September 2009 11:49 UTC mancity.blogsfc.com [Source type: General]

^ Whether or not Fulham would be willing to let him go is another matter though.
  • Team Predictions: Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers | Gooner Talk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC goonertalk.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Halt time at the Reebok as the home fans biggest crowd of the season saw their team go in a goal down.
  • Bolton Wanderers 0 Arsenal 2: Fabulous Fabregas returns to boss Bolton - Arsenal FC - Arsenal World 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.arsenal-mad.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Bolton reached the League Cup final in 2004, but lost to Middlesbrough.^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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^ In 1994 Bolton beat FA Cup holders Arsenal 3-1 in a fourth round replay, and went on to reach the Quarter Finals, bowing out 1-0 at home to local rivals (and then Premier League) Oldham Athletic.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Bolton won the celebrated 1923 F.A. Cup Final.In 1894 Bolton reached the final of football's oldest competition, the FA Cup, for the first time, but lost 4-1 to Notts County at Goodison Park.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.Nevertheless, Bolton finished eighth in the league, at the time their highest finish in their Premiership history.^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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^ The reported Premier League injury history of Bolton Wanderers Football Club from August 2002 to the present day.
  • Bolton Wanderers Injuries - English Premier League 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.physioroom.com [Source type: News]

^ Bolton ’s U11 Boys Rep squad had set two goals for the 2007 season: 1) to finish top of their division; and 2) to capture the South Region League Cup.
  • Bolton Wanderers Soccer Club 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC bwsc.ca [Source type: General]

.In 2005 Bolton finished sixth in the league, thus earning qualification for the UEFA Cup for the first time in their history.^ Marseille face Bolton in UEFA Cup .
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^ The teams 6th place finish in 2005 secured them a place in the UEFA Cup.
  • Bolton Wanderers FC - Premiership Hopes, European Dreams - Electronic Arts UK Community 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC forums.electronicarts.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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.The following season, they reached the last 32 but were eliminated by French team Marseille as they lost 2–1 on aggragate.^ They also won 2-1 the following season as well.

^ In 200506 they participated in a European competition for the first time but were knocked out of the UEFA Cup in the round of 32 by Marseille.
  • Bolton Wanderers Tickets - Bolton Wanderers Premiership Football Tickets 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.soldoutentertainments.com [Source type: News]

^ They would not return to the top flight until 1978, where they lasted but two seasons before a period of further decline set in.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.In April 2007, towards the end of 2006–07 season, manager Allardyce resigned.^ Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Tal Ben Haim, a reported transfer target for Chelsea, has refused to sign a new contract at Bolton and his manager Sam Allardyce is resigned to losing the Israeli international defender at the end of the season.
  • Bolton: News & Videos about Bolton - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 .
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[10] .In his final four seasons at Bolton, Allardyce had recorded consecutive top ten finishes, a record of consistency bettered only by the big four of Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal.^ Manchester United vs Chelsea .
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^ Manchester United v Arsenal 2006/7 .
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^ Manchester United v Arsenal 2008/09 .
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.However, the style that the media branded Bolton as playing during this time led them to be voted the seventh most-hated club in English football in a 2008 poll.^ Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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^ In recent times Bolton have lost many key figures at the club in the form of Nicolas Anelka, El Hadji Diouf, Kevin Nolan and Sam Allardyce.
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[11]
.Allardyce was replaced by his assistant Sammy Lee,[12] who secured Bolton's qualification for the 2007–08 UEFA Cup.^ (Dec 12, 2007 at 12:08 PM) .
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^ Assistant Lee takes over at Bolton .
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^ Sammy Lee, former assistant to Allardyce took the helm and helped the Wanderers secure a spot in the 2007-2008 UEFA Cup.
  • Bolton Wanderers FC - Premiership Hopes, European Dreams - Electronic Arts UK Community 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC forums.electronicarts.co.uk [Source type: General]

.After gaining only one league win in eleven matches, Lee left Bolton in October 2007[13] and was replaced by Gary Megson[14].^ Bolton Wanderers manager is Gary Megson .
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^ So far Bolton Wanderers have still to win the league title, but the have won the FA cup 4 times, most recently in 1958.
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^ Tagged Under: arsenal fc , bolton wanderers { 3 comments read them or add one } Bolton Sack Gary Megson: Mark Hughes Favourite for Swift Premier League Return!
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.Megson set about making changes to the squad and accepted a £15 million bid from Chelsea for Nicholas Anelka, using the money to rebuild the squad signing Tamir Cohen, Grétar Steinsson, Matthew Taylor and Gary Cahill.^ Bolton reject Chelsea's Anelka bid .
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Fabrice Muamba 7 Matthew Taylor 11 Ricardo Gardner 16 Mark Davies 19 Gavin McCann 21 Tamir Cohen 23 Sean Davis 30 Chris Basham Attacking Midfielder: .
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  • Sky Sports | Football News | Premier League | Bolton Wanderers 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.skysports.com [Source type: News]

^ Ricardo Gardner 16 Mark Davies 19 Gavin McCann 21 Tamir Cohen 23 Sean Davis 30 Chris Basham 6 Fabrice Muamba 7 Matthew Taylor Attacking Midfielder: .
  • Football365 | Premier League | Bolton Wanderers News 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.football365.co.za [Source type: News]

.Megson guided Bolton to survival with a 16th place finish, their safety being confirmed on the final day of the season, as they went on an unbeaten run for their final five games.^ Wanderers looked anything but a side who had lost five of their previous six games, as they flew out of the blocks.
  • Bolton Wanderers 3 Manchester City 3 - Manchester City FC - Manchester City MAD 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.manchestercity-mad.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ But the outstanding Tevez came to the rescue when he rifled home with just 13 minutes remaining to extend City's 11-game unbeaten run.
  • Bolton Wanderers 3 Manchester City 3 - Manchester City FC - Manchester City MAD 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.manchestercity-mad.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ THEY will not have Fredi Bobic to rely on this time but Wanderers believe they have the character and the class to make this season's 34th game just as decisive as last year's.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The new manager broke Bolton's record transfer fee with the signing of Johan Elmander from Toulouse on 27 June 2008, in a deal which cost the club a reported £8.2 million and saw Norway striker Daniel Braaten head in the opposite direction.^ Coyle confirmed as new Bolton manager .
  • Bolton Wanderers FC: News & Videos about Bolton Wanderers FC - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ He is Bolton's record transfer having cost Bolton £8.2 million from Toulouse in June last year.

^ Anelka signs new deal with Bolton .
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.[15][16] Bolton's season started slowly, winning their opening game against Stoke City 3–1 then going on a run of 5 games without a win.^ Bolton Wanderers vs Stoke City 15:00.
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^ Bolton's highest league win was an 8-0 game against Barnsley in 1934.

^ Stoke City vs. Hull 15.
  • Watch Sunderland vs Wolverhampton Wanderers Live Online - Watch the game here 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC ntcnp.org [Source type: General]

.November was undoubtedly their best month with 4 wins from their 5 games losing only to Liverpool.^ You may legally copy or download games only if you have purchase World of Warcraft that bags are a Watch EPL 2009 live streaming for free Bolton Wanderers vs Liverpool I am a Liverpool fan and I hope Liverpool wins this match.
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^ Premier League Predictions: Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Everton and Chelsea to win, Newcastle and West Ham to lose.
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.January came around and saw former fan favourite Kevin Nolan leave the club to relegation bound Newcastle United in a £4million deal, with Mark Davies and Sébastien Puygrenier the only positive signings coming in.^ Newcastle snap up Kevin Nolan, but where does that leave Bolton?
  • Bolton Wanderers 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC soccerlens.com [Source type: General]

^ This team is not only supported in Britain, but has also earned the support of many other fans around.
  • Bolton Wanderers Tickets Available Here - Safe and Simple Online Ordering! 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.worldticketshop.com [Source type: General]

^ In recent times Bolton have lost many key figures at the club in the form of Nicolas Anelka, El Hadji Diouf, Kevin Nolan and Sam Allardyce.
  • MySpace - Bolton Wanderers - 35 - Male - Bolton, UK - myspace.com/bwfc_1874 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Mixed results across the rest of the season left Bolton flirting with relegation but they finally finished 13th on 41 points.^ The decision left the home side trying to play out the game and hoping to cling on to a result rather than trying to put the emphasis on attack, it was a decision that back fired and handed the visitors a crucial point in this relegation battle.
  • Bolton Wanderers | CaughtOffside.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.caughtoffside.com [Source type: General]

^ The changes paid off as Bolton finished as Division Two Runners-up in the 1992/93 season, sealing promotion to Division One.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ They are 14th with 20 points, just two more than Bolton who have two games in hand, and also face a struggle to stay up.
  • Premier League - Bolton Wanderers confirm Owen Coyle appointment - Yahoo! Eurosport UK 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC uk.eurosport.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.Over the summer Megson signed Sean Davis, Lee Chung-Yong, Zat Knight, Paul Robinson (on-loan from West Brom) and Ivan Klasnić (on loan from Nantes).^ Chung-yong Lee .
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^ West Brom agree to sign Ellington .
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^ Lee Chung-Yong 19.
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.The 2009–2010 season started where the last one was headed, with only 3 wins from their opening 18 fixtures, notable losses including a 0–2 home loss to Blackburn and a 1–5 drubbing at home to Aston Villa and no clean sheets since May the Bolton fans were clearly unhappy, blaming results, negative football, poor tactics and numerous excuses from the manager.^ Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa: Villa look to get back to winning ways .
  • Squarefootball :: original football articles: Bolton Wanderers 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC articles.squarefootball.net [Source type: General]

^ MUFC v Aston Villa 5 April 2009 .
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^ May 15, 2009 at 3:54 am do bolton hate their fans?
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.On the 30 December 2009 Bolton Wanderers FC announced that Gary Megson had been sacked by the club due to a run of poor performances.^ MUFC v Wigan 30 December 2009 .
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^ (Wednesday December 30 2009) .

^ Bolton Wanderers: Time’s running out for Megson .
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.His last game in charge, the night before his sacking, was a 2–2 draw at home to Hull City after letting go of a 2–0 lead.^ Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
  • FootyMAD's Bolton Wanderers match preview - Everton FC - everton-mad.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.everton-mad.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ We would have taken a draw before the game .
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^ Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
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[17] .On 8 January 2010, Owen Coyle was announced as Megson's replacement as manager.^ Coyle clinches Weiss coup Owen Coyle has made his first signing as Bolton Wanderers manager after landing Vladimir Weiss on loan from Manchester City.

^ Club Announce Interim First Team Management (Sunday January 10 2010) .

^ Bolton welcome new manager Owen Coyle precariously placed in the relegation zone - but with three games in hand over most of their rivals.
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[18] .Coyle marked his first game in charge with a 0–2 loss to Arsenal but winning his next home match against former employers Burnley.^ There was certainly no way it could match his first game as manager, when Bristol City were dispatched 3-0, as Gary Megson's Bolton came for a goalless draw and almost snatched a win.
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^ Their biggest Premiership win was 5-0 against Leicester in 2001, that coming five years after a 6-0 home defeat to Manchester United in the 1995/6 season.

^ WANDERERS took a point from their first visit to St Mary's in a poor show of a game neither side deserved to win.
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Colours and badge

.Bolton Wanderers' home colours are white shirts with navy trim, worn with navy shorts and white socks.^ Bolton's home kit is traditionally white and navy blue.

^ The Reebok Stadium is the home stadium of Bolton Wanderers, and is located on the Middlebrook retail park in Horwich, situated in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton.
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^ Portsmouth's flying start to the Premier League season has been brought to a halt they conceded their first goal and suffered their first defeat in a 1-0 home loss to Bolton Wanderers.
  • Bolton: News & Videos about Bolton - CNN.com 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.Their current away kit colours follow the design of the home kit, but the colour is a navy blue base with red trim.^ Bolton's home kit is traditionally white and navy blue.

^ Maybe if they change the colour of the 188 sponsor to navy blue.
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^ Their current home kit is white on the top half and then white and thin blue strips for the bottom half of the shirt, with navy blue shorts and white shocks.

Their third-choice kit is black with turquoise trim. .Bolton did not always wear the white kit they do today, in 1884 they wore white with red spots.^ To be fair, any real Bolton fan would rather wear this than any other teams shirt, even if they are a bit prettier.
  • Bolton Wanderers Home Football Kit For 09/10 Season Revealed | EPL Talk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.epltalk.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ GUDNI Bergsson assured Bolton fans today that they can rely on the Foreign Legion to fight to the finish in the battle to beat the drop.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ So those fucking idiots at Bolton are 60m in the red because they want to stay in the Premier League...
  • Bolton Wanderers' losses count the cost of Premier League survival | David Conn | Sport | guardian.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

.Bolton's traditional colours are white shirts with navy blue shorts.^ Bolton's home kit is traditionally white and navy blue.

^ Their current home kit is white on the top half and then white and thin blue strips for the bottom half of the shirt, with navy blue shorts and white shocks.

.The navy blue shorts were dispensed with in 2003, in favour of an all-white strip, but they returned in 2008. The club had previously experimented with an all-white kit in the 1970s.^ Bolton's home kit is traditionally white and navy blue.

^ They returned to glory in 1958 - led by the marvellous Nat Lofthouse, who scored 255 League goals for the club in 15 years.
  • Bolton Wanderers FC Information from Football.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.football.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Their current home kit is white on the top half and then white and thin blue strips for the bottom half of the shirt, with navy blue shorts and white shocks.

.The Bolton Wanderers club badge consists of the initials of the club in the shape of a ball, with red and blue ribbons beneath.^ Bolton Wanderers Football Club (also known as The Trotters) are an English professional football club based in the Borough of Bolton, Lancashire, North West England.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ When the president began to lay down too many rules about the use of church premises, the club broke away and formed Bolton Wanderers in 1877.
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club - History 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.talkfootball.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ The club was founded in 1874 as Christ Church FC, but changed its name to Bolton Wanderers in 1877.
  • Bolton Wanderers™ on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.The ribbons controversially replaced the Red Rose of Lancashire, coinciding with the club's move to the Reebok Stadium.^ It played out of Burden Park for a major of the club’s history and moved to Reebok Stadium in 1997.
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^ Bolton Wanderers play their home games at the Reebok Stadium , a modern 28,500 capacity all-seater stadium, and the clubs home ground since 1997.
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^ Bolton's new manager Owen Coyle speaks at his unveiling as Gary Megson's replacement at the the Reebok Stadium...
  • Bolton Wanderers Football Club. Website for fans of The Trotters. 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.bolton.vitalfootball.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The club's original badge was the town crest of Bolton.^ STREET entertainers walked tall providing a night time spectacle for pub and club goers in a busy Bolton town centre on Friday night.
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^ I HAVE always admired the original "grey" elephants, but, sorry, Bolton Council, I am not with you on this latest addition to the town centre vista.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

Players

As of 30 January 2010.[19][20]

Current squad

.Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules.^ I noted with interest that you now refer to the Manchester City team as “they” rather than we, does this indicate a stirring of discontent.
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^ U.S. UNDER-23 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM GAME REPORT .
  • U.S. Under-23s Look Solid in 1-0 Victory Over Bolton Wanderers F.C. in Olympic Tuneup in Indianapolis - U.S. Soccer 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.ussoccer.com [Source type: General]

Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 Hungary GK Ádám Bogdán
3 Trinidad and Tobago DF Jlloyd Samuel
4 England DF Paul Robinson
5 England DF Gary Cahill
6 England MF Fabrice Muamba
7 England MF Matthew Taylor
8 Republic of Ireland MF Joey O'Brien
9 Sweden FW Johan Elmander
10 Netherlands MF Mustapha Riga
11 Jamaica MF Ricardo Gardner
12 England DF Zat Knight
14 England FW Kevin Davies (captain)
15 Iceland DF Grétar Steinsson
16 England MF Mark Davies
17 Croatia FW Ivan Klasnić (on loan from Nantes)
No. Position Player
18 Wales DF Sam Ricketts
19 England MF Gavin McCann
20 Portugal FW Ricardo Vaz Tê
21 Israel MF Tamir Cohen
22 Finland GK Jussi Jääskeläinen
23 England MF Sean Davis
24 Nigeria DF Danny Shittu
25 United States MF Stuart Holden
26 Oman GK Ali Al Habsi
27 South Korea MF Lee Chung-Yong
29 Slovakia FW Zoltán Harsányi
30 England DF Chris Basham
31 Republic of Ireland DF Andy O'Brien
32 England MF Jack Wilshere (on loan from Arsenal)
40 Slovakia MF Vladimír Weiss (on loan from Manchester City)

Out on loan

As of 30 January 2010[21]
.Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules.^ I noted with interest that you now refer to the Manchester City team as “they” rather than we, does this indicate a stirring of discontent.
  • Manchester City 1 – 0 Bolton Wanderers – Manchester City Blog 11 September 2009 11:49 UTC mancity.blogsfc.com [Source type: General]

^ U.S. UNDER-23 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM GAME REPORT .
  • U.S. Under-23s Look Solid in 1-0 Victory Over Bolton Wanderers F.C. in Olympic Tuneup in Indianapolis - U.S. Soccer 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.ussoccer.com [Source type: General]

Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
2 England DF Nicky Hunt (on loan to Derby County)
28 Republic of Ireland DF Mark Connolly (on loan to St. Johnstone)
33 England FW Danny Ward (on loan to Swindon Town)
35 England FW Tope Obadeyi (on loan to Rochdale)
-- England DF Chris Stokes (on loan to Crewe Alexandra)

Reserves and Academy squad

Former players

In 2005, a list of "50 Wanderers Legends" was compiled by the club as the result of a fan survey: "Thousands of supporters....nominated their favourites with modern day heroes giving the old-timers a run for their money".[22]
.Nat Lofthouse finished top of the list, with Jay Jay Okocha second and John McGinlay third.^ NAT Lofthouse has hung up his boots for the second time in more than 60 years of dedicated service to Bolton Wanderers.
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Player records

Most appearances

Competitive matches only. To matches played 24 May 2009.
# Name Career Appearances
1 England Hopkinson, EddieEddie Hopkinson 1952–1970 578
2 England Greaves, RoyRoy Greaves 1965–1980 575
3 England Finney, AlexAlex Finney 1922–1937 530
4 England Rimmer, WarwickWarwick Rimmer 1960–1975 528
5 England Edwards, BryanBryan Edwards 1947–1965 518
6 Wales Vizard, TedTed Vizard 1910–1931 512
7 England Jones, PaulPaul Jones 1970–1983 506
8 England Lofthouse, NatNat Lofthouse 1946–1960 503
9 England Hartle, RoyRoy Hartle 1952–1966 499
10 England Smith, JoeJoe Smith 1908–1927 492

Top goalscorers

Competitive matches only.
# Name Years Total
1 England Lofthouse, NatNat Lofthouse 1946–1960 285
2 England Smith, JoeJoe Smith 1908–1927 277
3 England Jack, DavidDavid Jack 1920–1928 161
4 England Milsom, JackJack Milsom 1930s 153
5 England Westwood, RayRay Westwood 1928–1947 144
6 Scotland Moir, WillieWillie Moir 1945–1955 134
7 England Byrom, JohnJohn Byrom 1966–1976 130
8 England Blackmore, HaroldHarold Blackmore 1927–1932 122
9 England Whatmore, NeilNeil Whatmore 1973–1981
1982–1983
1983–1984
1987–1988
121
10 Scotland McGinlay, JohnJohn McGinlay 1992–1997 118

Club Officials

Coaching and Medical Staff

Managerial History

Dates Name Notes
1874–1885 England Tom Rawthorne As secretary
1885–1886 England John Bentley As secretary
1886–1887 England William Struthers As secretary
1887 England Fitzroy Norris As secretary
1887–1895 England John Bentley As secretary
1895 England Harry Downs As secretary
1896–1898 England Frank Brettell As secretary
1898–1910 England John Somerville
1910–1915 England Will Settle
1915–1919 England Tom Mather
1919–1944 England Charles Foweraker Longest serving manager in club's history
1945–1950 England Walter Rowley
1951–1968 England Bill Ridding
1968–1970 England Nat Lofthouse
1970 Northern Ireland Jimmy McIlroy First manager from outside England
1970 England Jimmy Meadows
1971 England Nat Lofthouse
1971–1974 England Jimmy Armfield
1974–1980 England Ian Greaves
1980–1981 England Stan Anderson
1981–1982 Scotland George Mulhall
1982–1985 Scotland John McGovern
1985 England Charlie Wright
1985–1992 England Phil Neal
1992–1995 Scotland Bruce Rioch
1995–1996 England Roy McFarland/England Colin Todd First co-managers in club's history
1996–1999 England Colin Todd
1999–2007 England Sam Allardyce
2007 England Sammy Lee
2007–2009 England Gary Megson
2010– ScotlandRepublic of Ireland Owen Coyle

Stadium

Reebok Stadium
The Reebok
Reebokstadium inside.jpg
Location Burnden Way
Horwich
Bolton
England
Broke ground 1995
Opened 1997
Owner Burnden Leisure
Operator Burnden Leisure
Construction cost £25,000,000 (1995)
Architect Lobb Sports (1995)
Capacity 28,723 seated
Tenants
Bolton Wanderers (Premier League) (1997–present)
When the club was first founded, Christ Church had a nomadic existence, playing at a number of locations in the area. .This "wandering" becoming part of the clubs new name.^ WANDERERS fans who want to keep in touch with news from other clubs fighting the drop can use these links.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The club started playing regularly at Pike's Lane in 1881. Spending £150 on pitch improvements, season tickets cost a guinea.^ Maybe if a cub finds themselves in the play off places towards the end of the season they should start throwing matches in order to balance the books.
  • Bolton Wanderers' losses count the cost of Premier League survival | David Conn | Sport | guardian.co.uk 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ RADCLIFFE Cricket Club's senior team start their preparations for the new season with back-to-back friendlies this weekend.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ THE welcome mat will be put out at the Reebok this season for a string of returning stars, who joined other clubs to play Premiership football.
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.They played here for fourteen years until the tenancy expired and they moved to Burnden Park.^ Whenever they moved the ball into their backline they were quickly snapped up by an eager Park defence whose mobility allowed them to turn over possession after the tackle.
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[23]
.Situated in the Burnden area of Bolton, approximately one mile from the centre of the town, the ground served as the home of the town's football team for 102 years.^ PADDY McGuinness tucks into a sandwich in Bolton town centre as part of a new £3 million advertising campaign for Greggs bakery, which starts next week.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ A SEX beast who dragged a woman into a woodland near to Bolton town centre and raped her repeatedly is being hunted by police today.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ A FRENCH exchange programme is looking for homes in and around Bury for students aged between 12 and 15 years wanting to visit the town.
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.In its heyday, Burnden Park could hold up to 60,000 supporters but this figure was dramatically reduced during the final 20 years of its life, mainly because of new legislation which saw virtually all English stadiums reduce their capacities for safety reasons.^ MORE than 3,000 of all East Lancashire hospital appointments are being wasted by patients who don't bother to turn up, shock new figures have revealed.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ SADDLED up and ready to go for her donkey ride is three-year-old Rose Turner at Park View Primary School's summer fair.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ TEACHERS of special needs children could be allowed to adapt the national curriculum and come up with a new way of teaching maths.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

A section of The Embankment was sold off in 1986 to make way for a new Normid superstore. .At this time, Bolton were in a dire position financially and were struggling in the Football League Third Division, so there was a low demand for tickets and the loss of part of the ground gave the Bolton directors good value for money.^ NEARLY 200 children are taking part in a Walk for Health around their school grounds to raise money for new playground equipment.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ The Scottish tactician, who spent time with Bolton as a player, has already held talks with Reebok Stadium bosses about filling the vacant position.
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ BOLTON Wanderers came into existence on August 28, 1877and have a place in football history as one of the original 12 founders of the Football League.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.By 1992 the club's directors had decided that it would be difficult to convert Burnden Park into an all-seater stadium for a club of Bolton's ambition.^ Who, other than Bolton Wanderers would want a stadium in Horwich.
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ RAyzer wrote: if he gos,WE ARE A SMALL CLUB!!!I ADMIT...NO AMBITION,flood and kilby have done nothing to keep him...bolton arnt exactly massive,typical of this club...
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ THE club that I have supported all my life seem totally unable to differentiate between an act of hooliganism and something that I would class as a minor misdemeanor.
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.They were members of the then-new Division Two (the third tier of English football) but the club had ambitions to reach the top flight.^ Going from a club with a ramshackle stadium with 6 months Premiership experience to a club with state-of-the-art facilities who have been in the top-flight for most of the last 20 years.
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ GUDNI Bergsson drew consolation and comfort from defeat at Highbury when he maintained Wanderers are better equipped for top flight survival than they were last season.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ ROSSENDALE are also in Vase action tomorrow when they make the short trip to North West Counties Division Two side Chadderton.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.A decision was made to build an out of town stadium in nearby Horwich.^ Well unless you have the money to lay out and buy your own building, think very carefully about it before you make any decisions.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ A FURIOUS row has broken out over a decision to ban heavy lorries in Bolton town centre.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

The stadium opened in 1997.
.It is a modern, all-seater stadium with a capacity of 28,723. In recognition of the club's former ground the stadium stands on "Burnden Way". It has four stands: The sponsored "Woodford Group" Stand at the south end, the North Stand opposite, the West Stand at one side of the pitch and the "Nat Lofthouse" Stand at the other side.^ Nat Lofthouse Stand fan writes in .
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ THE Reebok Stadium is one of the Premiership's safest grounds and Wanderers' fans have been hailed as some of the best behaved.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ TALENTED youngsters are being sought to appear in the chorus of one of the north west's biggest pantomimes.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The Reebok Stadium is named for long-time team sponsor, Reebok.^ The Scottish tactician, who spent time with Bolton as a player, has already held talks with Reebok Stadium bosses about filling the vacant position.
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ FOLLOWING the events at last week's game its quite clear that while we have a Premiership stadium and, at long last, a Premiership team, we still have an amateur organisation behind the scenes.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

This was initially unpopular with many fans, as it was considered impersonal, and that too much emphasis was being placed on financial considerations. .This opposition has considerably lessened since the stadium was built, however, as fans have grown accustomed to the name and since Reebok started off as a local company.^ THE Reebok Stadium is one of the Premiership's safest grounds and Wanderers' fans have been hailed as some of the best behaved.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ THE deafening roar as the final whistle blew at Bolton's Reebok stadium signalled the start of the biggest party since Wanderers won promotion to the Premiership two seasons ago writes Leroy Holcroft    more...
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^ FANS who went to the Reebok Stadium to be the first to own the new Bolton Wanderers away kit celebrated Premiership survival in jubilant mood.
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Honours

Reserves and Others
  • Football League War Cup Winners (1) – 1945
  • Football League War Cup North Winners (1) – 1945
  • FA Premier League Asia Trophy Winners (1) – 2005
  • Peace Cup Runners up (1) – 2007
  • Lancashire Cup Winners (11) – 1886, 1891, 1912, 1922, 1925, 1927, 1932, 1934, 1948, 1988, 1990
  • Central League Champions – 1955, 1995
  • Premier Reserve League North Champions – 2007

Memorable games

This notes memorable games other than major cup finals, for these see Category:Bolton Wanderers F.C. matches
  • 1979 Division 1 vs. Manchester United – two goals from Bolton legend Frank Worthington sealed a win over arch rivals United at Old Trafford, completing the double after Bolton won at home 3–0 earlier in the season.
  • 1983 – Division 3 vs. Walsall – an 8–1 win over Walsall saw Bolton's biggest win of modern times. .Striker Tony Caldwell scored 5 goals in the victory to equal the club record for number of goals scored in a game.^ ACCRINGTON Stanley striker Paul Mullin is set to break the club's appearance record this weekend.
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    ^ St Helens Combination outfit Penlake have scored six goals in three successive games.
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    ^ MICHAEL Ricketts began the game against Arsenal as a substitute, but came on in the 61st minute to score his best goal in a Wanderers shirt.
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    Other goalscorers were Ray Deakin, Simon Rudge and Peter Valentine.
  • 1988 Division 4 vs. Wrexham – a 1–0 away win at Wrexham courtesy of a Robbie Savage goal sealed Bolton's promotion back to Division 3 at the first attempt. The win signalled the start of the long road back to achieving the club's past glories.
  • 1989 Sherpa Van Trophy Final vs. Torquay United – a 4–1 win over Torquay enabled Phil Brown to lift the cup at Wembley. Goalscorers that day were Julian Darby, Dean Crombie, Trevor Morgan and Jeff Chandler.
  • 1993 FA Cup 3rd round replay vs. Liverpool – this game really kicked off Bolton's resurgence under Bruce Rioch. .Having drawn at home, Bolton went to Anfield to beat the holders of the FA Cup, with goals from Andy Walker and John McGinlay.^ WITH reference to the top ten goals article featured on Tuesday, what about Andy Walker's effort against Liverpool at Anfield in the 1993 FA Cup?
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    ^ As Sunday's FA Cup semi-final between the two sides approaches, ANDY NEILD asks what side of the fence he'll be sitting on ....
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ THE 1920s will be remembered by Bolton Wanderers' supporters mainly for their heroes' performances in the FA Cup.
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    The match is now commonly known to Bolton fans as "White Hot One", in reference to the headline in the local newspaper the following day.
  • 1993 Division 3 vs. Preston NE – a tense game was settled by a penalty from John McGinlay which sent Bolton back to Division 2 (now the Championship/Division 1) for the first time since their fall from grace in the early 1980s.
  • 1995 League Cup semi final (2nd Leg) vs. Swindon Town – Having lost the away leg, Bolton fell further behind in the second half of the Burnden leg before Jason McAteer and Mixu Paatelainen levelled the game. John McGinlay poached the winner with five minutes remaining.
  • 1995 Division 1 Play Off Final vs. Reading – a true epic. .Having gone 2–0 down in the first 15 minutes, Bolton's keeper Keith Branagan saved a penalty before half time, before the Whites levelled the game in the second half with goals from Owen Coyle and Fabian De Freitas.^ SATURDAY: FOR the second year running Wanderers have the distinction of scoring the first goal of the new Premiership season with Michael Ricketts converting a fourth minute penalty.
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    ^ SATURDAY: WANDERERS drop into the bottom half of the table for the first time as they wait for their Sunday fixture at Ipswich . . .
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    ^ Wigan Rose Bridge 36 Clock Face 14 CLOCK never recovered after going 16 points down in the first 10 minutes.
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    .Mixu Paatelainen and De Freitas with a second put Bolton 4–2 ahead in extra time before Reading gained a late consolation.^ Bolton continued to struggle into the second half, with the home side putting them under increasing pressure while playing up the slope.
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    ^ NAT Lofthouse has hung up his boots for the second time in more than 60 years of dedicated service to Bolton Wanderers.
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    .This game earned Bolton promotion back to the top flight for the first time since 1979.
  • 1997 Last game to be played at Burnden Park.^ Going from a club with a ramshackle stadium with 6 months Premiership experience to a club with state-of-the-art facilities who have been in the top-flight for most of the last 20 years.
    • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ THEY will not have Fredi Bobic to rely on this time but Wanderers believe they have the character and the class to make this season's 34th game just as decisive as last year's.
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    ^ MIKE Whitlow, who played alongside Gudni Bergsson for the last time after stepping into the breach after a three and a half month absence, paid this tribute.
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    .Bolton beat Charlton Athletic 4–1 with goals from Alan Thompson, Gerry Taggart and two from John McGinlay.^ RICHARD Rufus, the defender at the centre of the two penalty verdicts that stunned Wanderers on Saturday, is being tipped for England honours by Charlton manager Alan Curbishley.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .This game also saw Bolton crowned as champions of Division 1, gaining promotion to the Premiership.
  • 2001 Bolton beat Preston North End F.C. 3–0 at the Millennium Stadium in the Division 1 Play off final, thus gaining promotion back to the Premiership.^ PRESTON North End's Disabled Association are to hold their next general meeting at Deepdale Labour Club, in Skeffington Road, on September 13, 8pm.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ THE deafening roar as the final whistle blew at Bolton's Reebok stadium signalled the start of the biggest party since Wanderers won promotion to the Premiership two seasons ago writes Leroy Holcroft    more...
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ WORLD famous internationals playing Premiership football in the state-of-the-art surroundings of the Reebok Stadium is a testimony to how Bolton Wanderers have kept pace - often against the odds - with the progress of the game in the course of their 125-year history.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .Michael Ricketts, Gareth Farrelly and Ricardo Gardner were the goalscorers.
  • 2001 Bolton won 2–1 away to Manchester United after falling behind, thus becoming the first team since the formation of the Premiership to come from behind and win a league game at Old Trafford.^ MICHAEL Ricketts is the equal of any striker in the Premiership.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ The 23-year-old came through the ranks at Villa Park and made 79 appearances for the club but has found his first-team opportunities limited this season.
    • Sky Sports | Football | News | Blues confirm Gardner deal 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.skysports.com [Source type: News]

    ^ SINCE its inception some nine years ago, Manchester United have never lost a Premiership game at Old Trafford to a team that they have taken a lead against.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .Bolton's goalscorers that day were Michael Ricketts and Kevin Nolan.
  • 2004 Bolton lose 2–0 at Villa Park in the Carling Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg but win 5–4 on aggregate to reach their first major cup final in 9 years.
  • 2005 Bolton drew 1–1 with Portsmouth at Fratton Park in their penultimate game of the season to qualify for Europe for the first time.^ BOLTON Council has been shortlisted for a "Council of the Year" award for the first time.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ WANDERERS 3, ASTON VILLA 2: KEVIN Nolan had the first and last words as Wanderers claimed a priceless victory in their battle to beat the drop.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ THEY will not have Fredi Bobic to rely on this time but Wanderers believe they have the character and the class to make this season's 34th game just as decisive as last year's.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .As the result also guaranteed that Portsmouth would not be relegated from the Premiership that season, both sets of fans invaded the pitch at the end of the match.
  • 2005 Bolton overcome a two leg tie against Bulgarian side Lokomotiv Plovdiv to qualify fully for the UEFA cup group stage.^ RADCLIFFE BORO 1, WANDERERS 1: WANDERERS' build-up to the new Premiership season started quietly with a less than full strength side held to a 1-1 draw at Radcliffe Borough.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ MATCH fitness is now the only thing preventing Your Djorkaeff, Bolton's own "Man in the Mask," from picking up where he left off last season.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ SAM Allardyce made four changes - two enforced, two by choice - to the side beaten 4-1 at Fulham as Wanderers opened their Reebok account against Charlton.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .Winning 2–1 in both games sees them through, the goals coming from El-Hadji Diouf, Jared Borgetti, Kevin Nolan, and a Tunchev own goal.
  • 2007 Bolton drew 2–2 with Aston Villa at home in their final game of the season to finish 7th in the table and secure qualification for Europe for the second time in their history.
  • 2007 Bolton drew 2–2 with Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in Munich in a UEFA Cup group stage game, Ricardo Gardner and Kevin Davies got the goals.
  • 2007 Bolton beat Manchester United 1–0 at The Reebok Stadium through a Nicolas Anelka goal.^ United goal ace Kevin's Reebok dream .
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ WANDERERS 3, ASTON VILLA 2: KEVIN Nolan had the first and last words as Wanderers claimed a priceless victory in their battle to beat the drop.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ WHAT a weird feeling turning up for a game without any anxiety, knowing that whatever happened we were playing a part in Manchester United's title ambitions.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .This was the first time Bolton had beaten United at home in 29 years.
  • 2007 Bolton were the first British team to beat Red Star Belgrade in Belgrade.^ BOLTON Council has been shortlisted for a "Council of the Year" award for the first time.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ THE last time Wanderers beat a Man United side on home soil, bell-bottom flairs were all the rage - and we will never get a better opportunity to do it again.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ BEATING Manchester City is the immediate objective but Sam Allardyce's thoughts continue to be dominated by one team - West Ham United.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .A Gavin McCann first half goal sealed a 1–0 win in the UEFA Cup.
  • 2008 Bolton beat Atletico Madrid 1–0 in the home leg of the last 32 of the UEFA Cup with El-Hadji Diouf scoring the winner.^ SATURDAY: FOR the second year running Wanderers have the distinction of scoring the first goal of the new Premiership season with Michael Ricketts converting a fourth minute penalty.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ THE last time Wanderers beat a Man United side on home soil, bell-bottom flairs were all the rage - and we will never get a better opportunity to do it again.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ IPSWICH manager George Burley admitted after his side's 4-1 defeat by Bolton Wanderers that his side's first half defensive collapse was the worst performance by any Town side he has managed.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .A scoreless draw in the return leg saw Bolton advance further in European competition than ever before.
  • 2008 Bolton beat Sunderland 2–0 on 3 May, more or less securing the club's safety from relegation.^ A CHARITY golf match has helped to swell a Bolton youth group's coffers by more than £13,500.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ BLACKBURN skipper Garry Flitcroft may be the skipper of the club currently at the top of the Premiership - but he says it would be an "honour" to play for Wanderers writes Richard Mulligan    more...
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ NAT Lofthouse has hung up his boots for the second time in more than 60 years of dedicated service to Bolton Wanderers.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .El-Hadji Diouf scored the first goal for Bolton.
  • 2010 Bolton beat Burnley 1-0 on the 26 January, less than an a month after manager Owen Coyle had left Burnley for Bolton.^ SATURDAY: FOR the second year running Wanderers have the distinction of scoring the first goal of the new Premiership season with Michael Ricketts converting a fourth minute penalty.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Allardyce and diouf ( both of whom did exceptionally well ahem when they left bolton) are basically back at that level.Burnley,thats the way it is.No delusions.Coyle is taking a better paid job with better conditions.
    • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Print Email Share Comments(67) Burnley chairman Barry Kilby will hold talks with Owen Coyle tonight after the club confirmed the Scot had been in talks with Bolton over their vacant managerial position.
    • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

    A Lee Chung-Yong goal sealed the win.

Shirt sponsors

.
  • 1874–1980: No sponsor.
  • 1980–1981: Knight Security.
  • 1981–1982: Bolton Evening News.
  • 1982–1983: TSB.
  • 1983–1986: HB Electronics.
  • 1986–1990: Normid Superstore.
  • 1990–2009: Reebok.^ I am sitting at home reading my Bolton Evening News seething at the knowledge that we (BWFC) are unable to meet a £2.5m bid for Figueroa (Argentian striker).
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ SIMON Edwards has been fined and banned by magistrates, obtained a criminal conviction and had his picture splattered on the back page of the Bolton Evening News.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ From the Evening News, October 9, 1976 - THE rising cost of soccer in Bolton will force teams to pack up before the end of the season.
    • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

    [24][25]
  • 2009–present: 188BET.[26][27]

Kit Manufacturer

  • 1874–1975: Unknown
  • 1975–1976: Bukta
  • 1976–1988: Umbro
  • 1988–1993: Matchwinner
  • 1993–present: Reebok

Supporters' Association

.In March 2002, BWSA celebrated its tenth anniversary as the official supporters' association of Bolton Wanderers Football Club.^ FEW players in the history of Bolton Wanderers have appreciated the club's supporters more than Nat Lofthouse.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ ALAN Stubbs added to the growing support for Wanderers' Premiership survival prospects when he praised his former club for proving the doubters wrong.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ BOLTON Wanderers came into existence on August 28, 1877and have a place in football history as one of the original 12 founders of the Football League.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.The Supporters' Association came into being in 1992, following an initiative by Wanderers fan, Peter Entwistle, who advertised in the Bolton Evening News, inviting all fans interested in forming a supporters' group to meet in the King William pub on Manchester Road, Bolton, opposite Burnden Park.^ BEING a life-long Bury fan, I hate Bolton Wanderers.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ LIFELONG fans are backing the Bolton Evening News campaign to keep Wanderers in the Premiership.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ IT was all good news for Wanderers fans at the weekend as their heroes edged away from the Premiership bottom three while Sunderland and West Brom look destined for the drop.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

From the forty or so fans who turned up, a Committee of eleven (with Pete as Chairman) was formed, and BWSA was born. It was decided that the organisation would be non-profit making and that all committee work would be undertaken on a completely voluntary basis. This remains the position today.
.The first members' meeting was held in the Executive Suite at Burnden Park on Thursday 7 May 1992. Later that year the Directors of BWFC, satisfied that the Association had proven itself to be organised and responsible, officially recognised BWSA as the Club's supporters' group.^ Support group meeting .
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ A SUPPORT group for young gay and bi-sexual people is being held tomorrow at The Parallel Young People's Health Centre.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ I REALISED years ago that BWFC don't care about its supporters.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.In 1997, shortly after the move from Burnden Park to the Reebok Stadium, BWSA accepted the Club's kind invitation to hold its monthly meetings at the Club's new home.^ I am sitting at home reading my Bolton Evening News seething at the knowledge that we (BWFC) are unable to meet a £2.5m bid for Figueroa (Argentian striker).
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ PRESTON North End's Disabled Association are to hold their next general meeting at Deepdale Labour Club, in Skeffington Road, on September 13, 8pm.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Coyle has been strongly linked with the job at the Reebok Stadium - but Kilby will meet with Coyle when he returns from a break in Scotland this evening.
  • Coyle latest: Burnley admit Bolton Wanderers talks (From Lancashire Telegraph) 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

The Reebok has continued to be their venue ever since.
Throughout the past decade, BWSA has continued to flourish. From the founding forty, we now have a membership numbering hundreds. .Whilst the majority live locally in and around the town of Bolton, membership has spread across Europe and around the world.^ THE deaths of two steeplejacks inside a Bolton chimney prompted a safety overhaul of a company's branches across the world.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ A BOLTON family once dubbed neighbours from hell have told a leader of the Government's Respect campaign how they turned their lives around.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 12 April 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ BOLTON faces a major challenge to ensure local people benefit from £1 billion of investment into the area over the next 10 years.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

.In the year 2000, the Association expanded even further when its invitation to affiliate was accepted, not only by Bolton Wanderers supporters groups in other parts of Britain, but also by groups around the world.^ WANDERERS stars mingled with guests at a glittering charity evening which helped to raise thousands for Bolton Busting Breast Cancer.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ News and sport stories from The Bolton News, Bury Times Group, Leigh Journal and associated newspapers and websites in Lancashire from the last seven days more...
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 11 December 2007 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 .
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.All of these foreign groups have come on board to become independent, but integral, parts of the official Bolton Wanderers supporters' family.^ These one-day strikes, that have been happening all summer, must now come to an end.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 8 September 2000 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ THE 1920s will be remembered by Bolton Wanderers' supporters mainly for their heroes' performances in the FA Cup.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ ONCE again Bolton Wanderers drew on all their reserves of resilience and resolve to earn what may prove to be an invaluable point at the Riverside Stadium.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Indeed, requests for affiliated status continue to be received regularly from other places around the world where Wanderers fans find themselves gathered together.^ MANCHESTER UNITED 0, BOLTON WANDERERS 1: THE most ardent Wanderers fan doubted that lightning really could strike the same place twice.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Wanderers 1 Sunderland 1 - IF Bolton can take any heart from this home draw with Sunderland it is that other teams can make even bigger errors at the back than themselves.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ WANDERERS fans who want to keep in touch with news from other clubs fighting the drop can use these links.
  • The Bolton News. News, sport, education, business, leisure, Bolton Wanderers - Stories for 19 June 2004 10 February 2010 12:29 UTC archive.theboltonnews.co.uk [Source type: General]

References

  1. ^ a b To check the club's full postal address, go to Royal Mail address finder and type: BL6 6JW. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  2. ^ BWFC – About:World Soccer Profile
  3. ^ "All Time English Top Flight Table". The English Football Archive. http://www.the-english-football-archive.com/records/1st_level_table.htm. Retrieved 22 February 2008. 
  4. ^ a b Collett, Mike (2003). The Complete Record of the FA Cup. Sports Books. pp. 279–280. ISBN 1-899807-19-5. 
  5. ^ "Everton Season Statistics 1887–1888". Everton Stats. http://www.evertonfc.com/stats/?mode=season&era_id=1. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Gibbons, Philip (2001). Association Football in Victorian England – A History of the Game from 1863 to 1900. Upfront Publishing. p. 97. ISBN 1-844260-35-6. 
  7. ^ "In the Beginning – 1800s". Bolton Wanderers official website. http://www.bwfc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/History/0,,1004~534169,00.html. Retrieved 24 June 2007. 
  8. ^ James, Gary (2006). Manchester City – The Complete Record. Derby: Breedon. ISBN 1-85983-512-0. , p31
  9. ^ *Tim Purcell and Mike Gething (1996). Wartime Wanderers. Mainstream Sport. ISBN 1-84018-583-X. 
  10. ^ Allardyce resigns as Bolton boss – BBC Sport
  11. ^ Bolton are seventh most-hated club. Manny Road, 10 August 2008.
  12. ^ Exclusive:New Boss Unveiled – BWFC Official Club Site
  13. ^ "Club Statement". Bolton Wanderers F.C. official website. 17 October 2007. http://www.bwfc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/General/0,,1004~1145252,00.html. Retrieved 17 October 2007. 
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  15. ^ "Wanderers land Swede". Bolton Wanderers F.C.. 27 June 2008. http://www.bwfc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/General/0,,1004~1335286,00.html. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  16. ^ "Bolton sign £10m-rated Elmander". BBC Sport. 27 June 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/b/bolton_wanderers/7478332.stm. Retrieved 6 April 2009. 
  17. ^ "Bolton Wanderers sack manager Gary Megson". BBC Sport. 30 December 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/b/bolton_wanderers/8434719.stm. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  18. ^ "Coyle Is Back". Bolton Wanderers F.C.. 8 January 2010. http://www.bwfc.co.uk/page/General/0,,1004~1926660,00.html. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  19. ^ "Profiles". Bolton Wanderers F.C.. http://www.bwfc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/ProfilesDetail/0,,1004,00.html. Retrieved 18 May 2007. 
  20. ^ "Profiles". FootballSquads. http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/eng/2009-2010/faprem/bolton.htm. Retrieved 1 August 2009. 
  21. ^ "Dale Loan Trotters Striker". rochdaleafc.co.uk (Rochdale A.F.C.). 30 January 2010. http://www.rochdaleafc.co.uk/page/NewsDetail/0,,10441~1949668,00.html. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  22. ^ "Legend Nat is top of the pops". Bolton Evening News. 21 March 2005. http://archive.theboltonnews.co.uk/2005/3/21/439558.html. Retrieved 24 February 2010. 
  23. ^ "Wanderers always welcome". The Bolton News. http://archive.lancashireeveningtelegraph.co.uk/2007/3/27/981527.html. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  24. ^ Bolton Wanderers Sign Multi-Million Pound Sponsorship Deal – Bolton Wanderers official website. Retrieved on 25 October 2007.
  25. ^ Wanderers tie up new Reebok deal. The Bolton News, 2 July 2007.
  26. ^ 188bet announce sponsorship deal with Bolton Wanderers
  27. ^ club announce 188bet as new shirt sponsor

External links

Official Website
Supporters' Association Website
Other sites
Preceded by
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Football League Trophy Winners
1988–89
Succeeded by
Tranmere Rovers

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