Monthly Archives: January 2014

QPR Away. Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

Bolton fans face tonight’s game at QPR, with a mixture of nervousness and resignation. A seven goal massacre at Reading, against a side who had only scored three times in their previous five Championship games and who didn’t hit the … Continue reading

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Zat Knight to Sign for Cardiff City

After last week’s humiliation away at Reading, Bolton take on Cardiff City at the Reebok in the FA Cup. There’s not much to cheer Whites fans at present, so it’s a good job that the visitors have Vincent Tan to … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Douglas ‘Record Breaker’ Freedman

“From my point of view I think he has done a damn good job.” – Phil Gartside. Records continue to tumble for Bolton’s Dougie Freedman.  After presiding over the club’s worst start to a season for 111 years, he saw … Continue reading

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Reading 0 Bolton 2 – A Blast From the Past

“You don’t know what you’re doing You don’t know what you’re doing…” (repeat ad infinitum) That cat call is usually reserved for failing managers, but on 2nd February 2008 it was directed toward referee Phil Dowd.  Home fans at Reading’s … Continue reading

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Oh Garty, Where Art Thou?

The fall out from the financial statement issued by Bolton Wanderers on New Year’s Eve 2013 continues, with a number of articles in the national press written along the lines of “How Not to Run a Football Club.” Since then … Continue reading

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Is Dougie Freedman Secretly a Woman?

Wanderers managers Dougie Freedman has been spouting forth to the Bolton News regarding loan players, and as usual sending out mixed messages. “On my behalf it can get frustrating getting loan players in and making them better players. That side … Continue reading

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Bolton Wanderers – And How they Wasted £40 million

“We’re not a selling club, we are a trading club.”  – Phil Gartside By now, fans of Bolton Wanderers will have had the entirely sobering experience of reading about the club’s annual financial statement. “How did we rack up such … Continue reading

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