Tag Archives: Phil Gartside

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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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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The Ginger Harry Secombe Who Runs Bolton Wanderers – Take Three

In Saturday’s Guardian there was an article by Daniel Taylor regarding Ravel Morrison and his proposed loan move from West Ham United to Queens Park Rangers.  Morrison has a troubled past, including criminal convictions, and was sold to West Ham … Continue reading

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Dougie Freedman’s Road to the Sack – Part Two: The Coyle Connection

Bolton travel to Millwall at the weekend, a place that has recent significance for the club.   Last season’s 2-1 defeat was the last game as manager for Owen Coyle, after a poor start to the season. Even then, chairman Phil … 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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