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Wanderers' on-loan French defender Prince Desire-Gouano 'delighted' with quickfire move to the Macron

The Bolton News: DEFENSIVE KING: Prince-Desir Gouano in action against Blackburn Rovers. Pictures: BPI/Paul Currie

7:17am Monday 31st August 2015

HE arrived at Wanderers looking more like a pauper – but Prince Desire-Gouano has quickly gone about making himself king of Wanderers’ castle.

Wanderers boss Neil Lennon hopes to land former Blackpool playmaker Andrea Orlandi to aid his mis-firing attack

The Bolton News: WHITES DEAL: Andrea Orlandi

7:03am Monday 31st August 2015

NEIL Lennon has refused to rule out doing more business before tomorrow’s transfer deadline.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Why we're at a financial crossroads at the Macron Stadium

The Bolton News: Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside (left) and owner Eddie Davies have plenty to ponder

10:28am Sunday 30th August 2015

ANOTHER week goes by and more financial details at Wanderers are thrown into the public domain for discussion.

MATCH VERDICT: Blackburn Rovers 0 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

10:04pm Friday 28th August 2015

NEIL Lennon can head into the international break knowing he’s definitely got things right at one end of the pitch.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers 0 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

6:13pm Friday 28th August 2015

It's derby day as Wanderers make the short trip to Blackburn Rovers. Can they head into the international break on a high? All the build up, text commentary and reaction with chief football writer Marc Iles.

Wanderers striker Heskey hoping to keep the Indian sign over Blackburn in derby clash

The Bolton News: Emile Heskey scored his first Wanderers goal in the reverse fixture against Blackburn at the Macron Stadium

7:01am Friday 28th August 2015

EMILE Heskey hopes history can repeat itself as he prepares to renew acquaintance once again with Blackburn Rovers.

Wanderers boss Lennon is a big admirer of Rovers wanted man Rhodes

The Bolton News: Jordan Rhodes celebrates his winning goal against Wanderers last season with Blackburn team-mate Doneil Henry

7:01am Friday 28th August 2015

NEIL Lennon believes Blackburn Rovers are well within their rights to hold out for top dollar for star striker Jordan Rhodes.

Casado could prove to be a bargain free transfer – Lennon

The Bolton News: Neil Lennon is delighted to have signed Spanish left-back Jose Manuel Casado

7:01am Friday 28th August 2015

JOSE Manuel Casado joined the ranks of free transfers at Wanderers yesterday – but Neil Lennon believes he’s snapped up a bargain.

Wanderers are creating chances – they just need to up their conversion rate

The Bolton News: Gary Madine misses from the penalty spot last weekend against Nottingham Forest and still awaits his first competitive goal for Wanderers

7:03am Thursday 27th August 2015

SHOOTING boots at the ready – Wanderers are going to have to sharpen up in front of goal if they are going to take bragging rights in tomorrow night’s Lancashire derby.

Wanderers striker Stephen Dobbie hopes his record-breaking goal will provide derby spark

The Bolton News: RECORD BREAKER: Stephen Dobbie ended a 10-hour goalless drought for Wanderers against Nottingham Forest on Saturday

6:54am Thursday 27th August 2015

LUCKY charm Stephen Dobbie hopes his own good fortune will rub off on his Wanderers team-mates in tomorrow night’s derby.

Lennon set to seal defender deal

The Bolton News: Morecambe v Bolton Wanderers
Pictures by Paul Currie
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7:51pm Wednesday 26th August 2015

WANDERERS are believed to have agreed a deal with Spanish full-back Juan Manuel Casado.

Wanderers coach recalls the days when Ewood Park really turned nasty

The Bolton News: Blackburn Rovers fans protest against manager Steve Kean during the defeat against Wanderers in 2011

7:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

STORM clouds are gathering around Ewood Park in preparation for Friday’s derby – a game that definitely won’t be for the faint-hearted.

MARK HALSEY: Why Wanderers whiz-kid Zach Clough needs to tread carefully

The Bolton News: ACTION MAN: Zach Clough takes on Dean Bowditch during Wanderers' Championship match at MK Dons last night. Match report: Page 39

7:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

IT’S clear to me that Bolton Wanderers have got an absolute gem in Zach Clough – but the young lad needs to be very careful.

Ream: It was a wrench leaving Wanderers for Fulham

The Bolton News: Tim Ream warming up during the Championship match between Fulham and Huddersfield. Picture by Ben Queenborough/BPI

6:46am Wednesday 26th August 2015

TIM Ream admits he left Wanderers with a heavy heart – but is now looking forward to a new chapter in his career in the capital.

Lennon talks up his derby defence ahead of Blackburn Rovers clash

The Bolton News: FIRED UP: Dean Moxey's performances have eared praise from manager Neil Lennon

6:29am Wednesday 26th August 2015

NEIL Lennon reckons he’s getting it right at the back as Wanderers approach Friday night’s derby in resolute mood.

Lennon urges front men to keep their belief and the goals will come

The Bolton News: Gary Madine rues another missed chance against Burton on Tuesday

7:02am Tuesday 25th August 2015

NEIL Lennon has ordered Gary Madine to “keep believing” after his goal-less start to life at Bolton Wanderers.

Rival bosses ready for more derby-day drama when Rovers host Wanderers

The Bolton News: Blackburn manager Gary Bowyer is searching for a first win of the season

7:02am Tuesday 25th August 2015

ONE manager on the brink, two Lancashire rivals in the relegation zone, and dozens of cameras ready to watch it all unfold: Derby day rarely disappoints in the drama stakes.

Woolery strike lights up development squad draw against Birmingham City

The Bolton News:

8:50pm Monday 24th August 2015

Wanderers U21s 1 Birmingham City U21s 1

Wanderers pass on Algerian international M'Bolhi

The Bolton News:

3:02pm Monday 24th August 2015

WANDERERS have passed on the opportunity to sign Algerian World Cup keeper Rais M’Bolhi.

Lennon: We have lift off!

The Bolton News: IMPRESSIVE: Wellington Silva on the ball

8:18am Monday 24th August 2015

NEIL Lennon hopes Stephen Dobbie’s last-gasp equaliser against Nottingham Forest can ignite Wanderers’ season.

Globe-Trotter Dobbie on a passport to success at Wanderers

The Bolton News: ON TARGET: Stephen Dobbie

7:24am Monday 24th August 2015

SUPER sub Stephen Dobbie doesn’t do tap-ins.

Heaven help us! Lennon looked to the skies for boost against Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: Wanderers manager Neil Lennon

6:42am Monday 24th August 2015

NEIL Lennon was looking for some divine inspiration as Wanderers stared defeat in the face against Nottingham Forest.

ON THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: August 22

The Bolton News: Nicolas Anelka of Bolton Wanderers (36208872)

8:05am Sunday 23rd August 2015

THEY called him “Le Sulk” but you’d have been hard pressed to find a frown at Wanderers when they shocked the footballing world to sign Nicolas Anelka on this week in 2006.

MATCH GALLERY: Bolton Wanderers 1 Nottingham Forest 1

The Bolton News:

7:30pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

WANDERERS grabbed a deserved point against Nottingham Forest thanks to Stephen Dobbie's 94th minute strike at the Macron Stadium.

Lennon: Wanderers deserved more than we got against Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News:

7:10pm Saturday 22nd August 2015

NEIL Lennon felt Wanderers got their just reward by snatching a point against Nottingham Forest with a priceless 94th minute strike from Stephen Dobbie.

Nottingham Forest defender Mills reflects on "up and down" career with Wanderers

The Bolton News: OUT: Matt Mills in action earlier this season

10:27am Saturday 22nd August 2015

MATT Mills has bittersweet memories of his time with Wanderers – but insists he is looking forward to returning to his old club this afternoon.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Bolton Wanderers need a striker, but signing one isn't that simple

The Bolton News: OUT OF REACH: Gary Hooper has been linked with Wanderers but his rumoured £30,000-a-week wages are a sticking point. Picture by Greig Cowie

10:08am Saturday 22nd August 2015

TEAM not scoring enough goals? Sign a striker. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?

Wanderers fans asked to back Zach in North West Football Awards

The Bolton News:

11:59am Friday 21st August 2015

WANDERERS fans can vote for Zach Clough to win the prestigious Mob Sport North West Football Awards Rising Star of 2015.

MATCH VERDICT: MK Dons 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

9:01am Friday 21st August 2015

IT seems harsh to inflict criticism on Wanderers after such an improved performance – but the bare facts say they have now failed to score a goal in nine hours of football, a new club record.

Lennon plays down the ex-factor as Dougie Freedman rolls back into town

The Bolton News: LOCAL PRIDE: Wanderers manager Neil Lennon is banking on a derby triumph at Wigan

7:04am Friday 21st August 2015

NEIL Lennon is playing down the “Dougie effect” in tomorrow’s clash with Nottingham Forest.

Dervite hoping to get one over old boss Freedman

The Bolton News:

7:03am Friday 21st August 2015

DORIAN Dervite admits Wanderers will be out for revenge against former boss Dougie Freedman tomorrow – but that some players have more of a point to prove than others.

Wanderers confirm sale of Tim Ream to Fulham

The Bolton News: BACK IN CONTENTION: Returning Tim Ream is likely to get starting role against Charlton Athletic

5:06pm Thursday 20th August 2015

WANDERERS have confirmed the sale of US international Tim Ream to Fulham.

Wanderers to give trial to Algerian World Cup keeper M'Bolhi?

The Bolton News:

2:11pm Thursday 20th August 2015

WANDERERS have offered a trial Algerian World Cup keeper Rais M’Bolhi, according to reports in the US.

Lennon confident young Gunner can provide a Silva service

The Bolton News: New boy Wellington Silva

7:02am Thursday 20th August 2015

NEIL Lennon believes new loan signing Wellington Silva will be a difference maker for Wanderers.

Who can find the key to unlock the goals?

The Bolton News: Zach Clough remains the most likely goal threat

7:02am Thursday 20th August 2015

NEIL Lennon could have been reading from the old “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster as he looked back at another blank night at MK Dons.

Wanderers wait on news of Dean Moxey injury ahead of Forest clash

The Bolton News:

2:53pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

WANDERERS are keeping their fingers crossed for good news on full-back Dean Moxey.

Wanderers sweat on deal for Arsenal youngster

The Bolton News: Neil Lennon

3:09pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

WANDERERS could give a debut to Arsenal loanee Wellington Silva tonight if Tim Ream’s move to Fulham goes through in the next few hours.

Wanderers sweat on deal for Arsenal youngster

The Bolton News:

3:08pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

WANDERERS could give a debut to Arsenal loanee Wellington Silva tonight if Tim Ream’s move to Fulham goes through in the next few hours.

MATCHDAY LIVE: MK Dons 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

1:39pm Tuesday 18th August 2015

After a horror show at Middlesbrough, Wanderers will want to get back on track immediately in their first-ever trip to Stadium:MK. All the build-up, news of new signings, match text commentary and reaction with chief football writer Marc Iles.

THE WANDERER: Highlights show is a parody of which Mitchell and Webb would be proud

The Bolton News: DODGY START: George Riley and Kelly Cates – presenters of the Football League Show on Channel 5

7:22am Monday 17th August 2015

CHANNEL Five’s new Football League highlights programme is quite something.

Ream sale to fund spending for Lennon

The Bolton News: Francesco Pisano (left) in action against Germany's Fabian Johnson in the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championships

7:07am Monday 17th August 2015

NEIL Lennon has vowed to get spending after Tim Ream’s move to Fulham is confirmed today.

Wanderers boss Lennon accepts he got it wrong at Middlesbrough

The Bolton News: Wanderers boss Neil Lennon. Picture by Greig Cowie/BPI

7:07am Monday 17th August 2015

NEIL Lennon apologised to Wanderers fans for his side’s first-half performance at Middlesbrough, admitting it had been a mistake to play a back three at the Riverside.

MARC ILES' BIG MATCH VERDICT: Middlesbrough 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: DOUBLE: Kike scores his second goal past a stranded Ben Amos to make it 3-0. Pictures by Greig Cowie/BPI

7:07am Monday 17th August 2015

NEIL Lennon had the guts to apologise for his part in this dismal defeat – I only hope some of his players have the good grace to do the same to him.

MATCH RATINGS: Middlesbrough 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: IN ACTION: Zach Clough in Friday's 2-2 draw with Charlton Athletic

1:04pm Sunday 16th August 2015

WANDERERS 3-5-2

ON THIS WEEK: Thompson gets the ball rolling for Wanderers in the Premier League

The Bolton News: HISTORY: Alan Thompson, left, celebrates scoring Bolton’s first goal

9:46am Sunday 16th August 2015

IT’S 20 years since Alan Thompson scored Wanderers’ first-ever Premier League goal, the first of 575 to date.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Middlesbrough 3 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

12:38pm Saturday 15th August 2015

Wanderers look to bounce back from Capital One Cup defeat against Burton against one of the Championship's big spenders, Middlesbrough. All the build up, match text commentary and reaction with chief football writer Marc Iles.

Lennon assesses Wanderers' skipper options after Pratley injury blow

The Bolton News: SKIPPER: Mark Davies was made captain for Wanderers against Burton. Picture by Paul Currie

7:04am Saturday 15th August 2015

THE captain’s armband is up for grabs again in the short-term at Wanderers – leaving Neil Lennon to weigh up who will get the duty in Darren Pratley’s absence.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Why Tim Ream's example shows we're no longer living in an ideal world

The Bolton News: TUG OF WAR: Tim Ream's future has been as uncertain as Wanderers' finances. Picture by Kieran McManus

6:49am Saturday 15th August 2015

AT the time of writing this column Tim Ream stood, bags packed, on the verge of leaving Bolton Wanderers, destination unknown.

Quiet man Moxey making the most of his chance at Wanderers

The Bolton News: Dean Moxey

6:31am Saturday 15th August 2015

LOW maintenance Dean Moxey’s form in the last few months was one of the contributing factors to Neil Lennon sanctioning the sale of Tim Ream to QPR.

Ream's QPR deal in the balance as Fulham make last-gasp bid

The Bolton News:

7:12pm Friday 14th August 2015

WANDERERS’ plans to bring in two new players have been scuppered after Tim Ream’s move to QPR has hit a late snag.

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