Tag Archives: Dougie Freedman

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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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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Dougie Freedman and the Great Bolton Con Job

As the football season winds to a close, it appears that Bolton Wanderers have at last hit form.  This is in marked contrast to what was the club’s poorest start since before the Easter Bunny started doing his rounds. In … Continue reading

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Forget the Football. Let’s Get Cabbaged

Not that long ago, the idea of league game with Yeovil Town would have had supporters of Bolton Wanderers in a panic.  It would have been assumed that the Whites had fallen several divisions in a short space of time, … Continue reading

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Dougie Freedman – You’re Stealing a Living

Bolton flounder against Brighton and it’s all looking kind of familiar. The sight of Dougie Freedman standing disconsolately on the Reebok touchline, hands in pockets, absently kicking at the litter, said it all.  A man out of ideas, but unfortunately, … Continue reading

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No, Dougie Freedman Didn’t Learn His Lesson

“…but knowing the Bolton manager’s liking for crippled-by-caution football, it would be no surprise if he recruits the club captain and his box of magic to strike down Lukas Jutkiewicz or Joe Mason, just before kick off.” – Manny Road … Continue reading

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We Made You Cry At the Reebok. And at Elland Road Too

Or Will Brian McDermott be the first manager to be sacked by the same club twice in one season? Or Johnny Giles, David Batty, Norman Hunter, Jeremy Paxman, Joshua Tetley, Gabby Logan, Harry Ramsden, Jimmy Savile.  Your boys took a … Continue reading

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Why is Zat Knight Never Injured?

With a home game against Blackburn Rovers coming up, the talk at Bolton this week, as so often over recent years, has been of injuries.  Darren Pratley is crocked, although it’s difficult to tell the difference and the rumour is … Continue reading

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Has Dougie Freedman Learned His Lesson?

The wait is over.  As March approaches, Bolton Wanderers have their first win of 2014 and the first on home soil since December 7th With Lukas Jutkiewicz and Joe Mason working well together up front, many fans feel vindicated in … Continue reading

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