Category Archives: Manny Road Blog

Dear Eddie Davies, Thanks for Everything. Now Do One

“It is now thought financial backing for the bid has not come from an outside party, as previously speculated, but is completely secured by assets owned by the company’s partners.” The words came from the Bolton News on 19th November … Continue reading

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Phil Gartside Faces Perjury Prosecution

If you thought that the long running spat between Bolton Wanderers and football agent Tony McGill regarding the transfer of Gavin McCann was over, then think again. In September last year, McCann failed in his attempt to win damages, as … Continue reading

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Get Your Hand in Your Pocket Uncle Eddie

Fans of Bolton Wanderers started the year 2014 in a state of shock, as the accounts, released somewhat later than usual on the prior New Years Eve, showed a £50 million loss and a total debt of £168 million. The  … Continue reading

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Oi, Bolton! Sort Your Hoardings Out!

Compared to the previous home performance, where Wigan Athletic were almost overwhelmed, Bolton’s victory against Huddersfield at the weekend was a more muted affair.  The same couldn’t be said for the advertising hoardings.  Times Square comes to the Macron. The … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Give Darren Pratley A Break

The West Stand at the Macron Stadium was a hostile place as Bolton eased past Cardiff City on Tuesday night.  At least it was for Darren Pratley. “Pratley!!!!!!!!!” yelled one spectator, at high volume. any time the ex-Swansea midfielder went … Continue reading

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Is Neil Lennon Really the Right Man for Bolton?

Sunday was an intriguing day for fans of Bolton Wanderers. In the morning, talk was of Daniel Taylor’s piece in the Guardian that covered disastrous transfer dealings, the undue influence of agent Mark Curtis, incompetent financial management and the recent … Continue reading

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Goodbye Dougie Freedman. It Wasn’t Nice Knowing You

At last Bolton Wanderers have ceased to delay the inevitable and dispensed with the services of Dougie Freedman.   The sacking is long overdue. Manny Road called time on Bolton’s hapless manager last October in the Dougie Freedman Experiment Isn’t Working, … Continue reading

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Bolton Wanderers – Can We Have the Truth Now Please?

In March 1967 a Nigerian labourer took forgery to its limit and some way beyond.  Whilst working on a building site in Lagos, he altered his pay cheque from £9.40 to read £622,000,009.40.   In his splendid Book of Heroic Failures, … Continue reading

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Get Bolton Wanderers Tickets for £10 Per Game!

Bolton ICD Support Group is offering Wanderers fans the chance to get tickets to selected home games for £10 per adult/child. Bolton Wanderers has allowed the group to purchase tickets at that price, and at the end of the season … Continue reading

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The Truth About Bolton Wanderers and ‘Home Sick’ Andy Robinson

With the new Championship campaign just over two weeks away, there was some surprise amongst fans of Bolton Wanderers, with the news that Andy Robinson had left the club, just weeks after signing. “We have agreed to terminate Andy’s contract … Continue reading

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