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PLAYER RATINGS: Wanderers 0 Ipswich Town 0

The Bolton News: Andy Lonergan again starred for Wanderers

1:41pm Sunday 14th December 2014

Wanderers v Ipswich Town player ratings

Bolton Wanderers target Kris Commons warned by Celtic he is risking his future

The Bolton News:

5:14pm Friday 12th December 2014

WANDERERS remain an interested observer after Kris Commons issued a contract ultimatum to Celtic this week.

Ricardo Gardner latest Wanderers legend to sign on for Kevin Davies' testimonial

The Bolton News: Ricardo Gardner scored early for Wanderers

6:31am Thursday 11th December 2014

RICARDO Gardner has confirmed he will return to Wanderers next summer to take part in Kevin Davies’s testimonial.

REVIEW: Cinderella - The Albert Halls, Bolton

The Bolton News: The cast of Cinderella

11:12am Tuesday 9th December 2014

AS a fully paid-up member of the grumpy dad association, the annual pantomime trip is always a bit like going to the gym – you dread it beforehand but then feel better for the experience.

Jay Jay to return to Wanderers for Davies testimonial

The Bolton News:

8:59am Tuesday 9th December 2014

JAY JAY Okocha will return to Wanderers for the first time since leaving the club eight-and-a-half years ago.

Wanderers draw Wigan in FA Cup third round

The Bolton News:

8:03pm Monday 8th December 2014

WANDERERS have been given a mouth-watering home tie against local rivals Wigan Athletic in the third round of the FA Cup.

MATCH RATINGS: Reading 0 Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

2:24pm Sunday 7th December 2014


Wanderers sweat over Craig Davies' fitness

The Bolton News: Craig Davies acknowledges the fans' support

10:27am Sunday 7th December 2014

WANDERERS face a fitness worry over striker Craig Davies after he was taken off in yesterday’s 0-0 draw at Reading as a precautionary measure.

Wanderers have to settle for a point at the Madejski Stadium

The Bolton News:

5:54pm Saturday 6th December 2014

WANDERERS went a long way to exorcising the demons of their 7-1 defeat at the Madejski in January by securing a point to extend their unbeaten run to five games.

Lennon will use 7-1 deefeat at Reading to motivate Wanderers on Madejski return

The Bolton News: Chung-Yong Lee is distraught  at the end of last season's 7-1 humiliation at Reading

7:17am Friday 5th December 2014

NEIL Lennon will stop short of showing his players a repeat of January’s 7-1 mauling at Reading on the way to tomorrow’s game – but he hopes the pain of the Madejski Massacre is still fresh in the mind.

Heskey tells Wanderers: 'I'm not finished yet'

The Bolton News: Emile Heskey - Don't write me off

6:32am Friday 5th December 2014

EMILE Heskey has told Wanderers fans: "Don’t write me off yet."

Lennon has no age concerns over Gudjohnsen and Heskey

The Bolton News: Eidur Gudjohnsen in challenged by fellow Icelander Gudni Bergsson in a Wanderers-Chelsea Premier League duel in 2002

6:07am Friday 5th December 2014

THERE was a time when Sam Allardyce’s collection of golden oldies were good enough to establish Wanderers among the Premier League elite.

Neil Lennon nominated for manager of the month

The Bolton News: Neil Lennon wants the players to set the tone for the fans

3:17pm Thursday 4th December 2014

NEIL Lennon hopes his nomination as November’s manager of the month is the first of many.

Ex-England and Liverpool striker Heskey looking to earn Wanderers deal

The Bolton News:

10:08pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

FORMER England international Emile Heskey is training with Wanderers in an effort to earn a deal at the Macron Stadium, The Bolton News understands.

Strike starlet Wilkinson earns new Wanderers deal

The Bolton News:

3:02pm Monday 1st December 2014

CONOR Wilkinson has signed a contract extension with Wanderers, with his new deal now taking the young striker up to 2018.

Kevin Davies announces testimonial details for summer 2015

The Bolton News: Former Wanderer Kevin Davies is backing former Preston team-mate Craig Davies to kick on at the Macron Stadium

9:20am Monday 1st December 2014

KEVIN Davies has announced his long-awaited testimonial will take place next summer.

FULL TIME: Wanderers 1 Huddersfield Town 0

The Bolton News:

4:59pm Saturday 29th November 2014

CRAIG Davies sealed a fourth consecutive home win on the spin for Wanderers, lifting them three points clear of the relegation zone.

6 of Bolton Wanderers' best golden oldies

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6:32am Thursday 27th November 2014

IF Eidur Gudjohnsen gets the chance of an Indian summer with Wanderers he will be in good company.

Lennon: How I stopped Lionel Messi

The Bolton News: Nigeria 2 Argentina 3

2:57pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

STOPPING Lionel Messi has been a preoccupation for managers worldwide since he burst on to the scene as a teenager at Barcelona but Neil Lennon is one of the few who can say they have actually done it.

Blackpool keeper should have been sent off, fumes Lennon

The Bolton News:

9:00am Monday 24th November 2014

WANDERERS left Blackpool feeling a little ‘reffed up’ after Blackpool keeper Joe Lewis avoided a first-half red card at Bloomfield Road.

Lennon pleased to see Chung-Yong Lee's nasty side

The Bolton News: Chung-Yong Lee celebrates scoring his goal against Wigan with Craig Davies

8:00am Monday 24th November 2014

CHUNG-YONG Lee has found a new lease of life after ditching his “shrinking violet” image.

FULL TIME: Blackpool 1 Wanderers 1

The Bolton News: Football Team Logo for Bolton Wanderers

4:58pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

WANDERERS’ long wait for a league win at Bloomfield Road stretches into a 38th year – but Chung-Yong Lee’s late strike at least gave a huge band of travelling fans something to sing about.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackpool 0 Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

11:16am Saturday 22nd November 2014

Text coverage of the Blackpool v Wanderers game has been postponed because of technical difficulties. A full match report will be on at the final whistle.

Lennon: US boss Klinsmann showed Wanderers 'no respect' with Ream call

The Bolton News:

2:58pm Friday 21st November 2014

NEIL Lennon has accused USA boss Jurgen Klinsmann of showing a “lack of respect” to Tim Ream and Wanderers after snatching the defender for international duty this week.

COMMENT: Beckford was never meant to be number one

The Bolton News: In-form Jermaine Beckford

2:50pm Friday 21st November 2014

THE destiny of a manager is so very often shaped by the strikers they sign.

Nine-year-old applies for Bolton Wanderers manager job

The Bolton News: On the bench: Neil Lennon with Thomas Fielding, aged 9

1:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

AT this time of year most nine-year-olds are busy drafting up letters to Father Christmas asking for the latest Wanderers kit - but when Thomas Fielding put pen to paper, he was aiming a little higher.

Ex-Wanderers front runner Mackay appointed as Wigan boss

The Bolton News: STILL IN CHARGE: Malky Mackay

2:09pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

MALKY Mackay – the controversial former Cardiff City boss who missed out on the Wanderers job last month – has been appointed at local rivals Wigan Athletic.

Eagles set to make Blackpool debut against Wanderers

The Bolton News: Chris Eagles has no wish to leave Wanderers

4:30pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

CHRIS Eagles could make a dramatic debut for Blackpool against Wanderers this weekend after earning a short-term deal at Bloomfield Road.

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon praises in-form striker Craig Davies

The Bolton News: Wanderers scorers Craig Davies, left, and Chung-Yong Lee are all smiles in Friday's derby win against Wigan

7:04am Monday 10th November 2014

CRAIG Davies has taken the knocks, now he deserves the plaudits.

Bolton Wanderers striker Max Clayton targeting more goals after Wigan Athletic strike

The Bolton News: Wanderers striker Max Clayton

6:02am Monday 10th November 2014

MAX Clayton is hungry for more after netting his first Wanderers goal.

Neil Lennon is building an instant rapport with Bolton Wanderers fans

The Bolton News: Wanderers manager Neil Lennon applauds their fans at full time after the derby victory over Wigan

6:02am Monday 10th November 2014

NEIL Lennon got one thing wrong in Friday night’s scintillating derby win over Wigan Athletic but not until well after the final whistle had sounded.

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon hoping for a tasty Lancashire hot pot of a derby clash against Wigan Athletic

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7:03am Friday 7th November 2014

NEIL Lennon is more than happy to crank up the intensity on tonight’s derby – and has publicly challenged his players to serve up the same again.

Former Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic winger David Lee expecting a classic derby clash

The Bolton News:

7:01am Friday 7th November 2014

DAVID Lee believes Wanderers have all the ingredients required to win a tasty derby clash.

Mark Davies boost for Bolton Wanderers as Neil Lennon has sympathy for suspended Darren Pratley

The Bolton News: Mark Davies has recovered from an eyesight problem

6:20am Friday 7th November 2014

MARK Davies has set his sights on facing Wigan tonight despite double vision forcing him off the field in the win over Cardiff.

Roy Hartle: The man who left opposition wingers cowering with fear

The Bolton News: Nat Lofthouse, left and Roy Hartle at the official opening of the new Roy Hartle Suite at the Reebok Stadium. Photo by Colin Lyne, Bolton Evening News, Saturday August 7, 2004.   (12429351)

7:13pm Thursday 6th November 2014

FOR someone with such a fearsome reputation on the pitch, Roy Hartle was every inch the distinguished gentleman off it, writes Marc Iles.

Roy Hartle: Football's toughest distinguished gentleman

The Bolton News:

4:16pm Thursday 6th November 2014

Remembering Bolton Wanderers legend Roy Hartle, who has passed away at the age of 83.

Lennon delighted at "breathtaking" Wanderers victory over Cardiff City

The Bolton News:

11:46pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

NEIL Lennon gave a thumbs-up to his “breathtaking” Wanderers after their three-goal destruction of Cardiff City.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 3 Cardiff City 0

The Bolton News:

6:27pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

After disappointment at Norwich, Neil Lennon's side return to the Macron Stadium looking to bounce back to winning ways. All the build-up plus full text commentary from 8pm.

Lennon: We were nowhere near good enough against Norwich

The Bolton News:

10:39pm Friday 31st October 2014

NEIL Lennon got a glimpse of the task at hand at Wanderers as he left Carrow Road knowing his side had been “second best.”

Big Match Verdict: Norwich City 2 Wanderers 1

The Bolton News:

10:10pm Friday 31st October 2014

AN old ghost came back to haunt Wanderers at Carrow Road on a frustrating night Neil Lennon will quickly want to bury in the past.

MATCH RATINGS: Norwich City 2-1 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

10:01pm Friday 31st October 2014

WANDERERS (4-2-3-1)

MATCHDAY LIVE: Norwich City 2 Wanderers 1

The Bolton News:

4:51pm Friday 31st October 2014

Buoyed by victory over Brentford, a rejuvenated Wanderers attempt to climb out of the bottom three at Carrow Road, facing a Norwich side with designs on promotion.

Andy Lonergan still in pole position in race for Bolton Wanderers' keeper place

The Bolton News: BACK: Andy Lonergan

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

ANDY Lonergan has been reassured that his fine form will keep him at number one despite the impending return of rival Adam Bogdan.

Bolton Wanderers striker Craig Davies praised for his work ethic

The Bolton News:

6:28pm Thursday 30th October 2014

CRAIG Davies earned some brownie points by heading in for extra training sessions at Euxton last week – and Neil Lennon reckons his striker will see his reward on the pitch.

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon wary of high-flying Canaries - with or without Gary Hooper

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

WIN, lose or draw tonight, discussion in the manager’s office after the final whistle is bound to drift in the direction of Norwich striker Gary Hooper.

Bolton Wanderers boss Neil Lennon gives striker Jermaine Beckford time to fire

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

NEIL Lennon is ready to put his faith in Jermaine Beckford, backing the striker to find the net sooner rather than later.

Wanderers play down reports of Thai takeover

The Bolton News:

9:56am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WANDERERS have played down talks of a potential Thai takeover.

Bolton Wanderers boss looks to fine tune his side ahead of Norwich City clash

The Bolton News: David Wheater made his comeback for Wanderers' development squad at Derby on Monday night

7:02am Wednesday 29th October 2014

WANDERERS will finally get some fine tuning as Neil Lennon looks to make the most out of an extended spell at Euxton.

Neil Lennon delighted Bolton Wanderers are restoring grit to their side

The Bolton News:

7:20am Monday 27th October 2014

WANDERERS have rediscovered the fire in their belly – and Neil Lennon could not be more delighted.

MATCH RATINGS: Bolton Wanderers 3-1 Brentford

The Bolton News:

1:27pm Sunday 26th October 2014



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