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Date change for Lancashire derby clash at Blackburn Rovers

The Bolton News:

12:09pm Tuesday 30th June 2015

WANDERERS’ derby clash at Blackburn Rovers has been picked for live television coverage by Sky.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Tampering with kit colours can make a fan see red

The Bolton News: Henrik Pedersen in Wanderers' red and blue away kit of 2004

10:02am Sunday 28th June 2015

FEW things in football are quite as divisive as the release of a club’s kit.

Stateside view: Why it could be time for Tim at next month's Gold Cup

The Bolton News: Wanderers player of the year Tim Ream

7:03am Friday 26th June 2015

TIM Ream’s international claims have been more hotly discussed on this side of the Atlantic than over in the States this last few years.

Wanderers eye up surprise move for Blackburn legend David Dunn

The Bolton News: David Dunn could be on the verge of a surprise transfer to Wanderers

6:12am Friday 26th June 2015

WANDERERS are considering a shock move for ex-Blackburn Rovers skipper David Dunn.

Wanderers looking to cash-in on young guns

The Bolton News: Conor Wilkinson wants to follow fellow Londoner Harry Kane's lead and progress to being a regular first-teamer

7:03am Thursday 25th June 2015

CONOR Wilkinson stepped towards the exit door at Wanderers yesterday, with the promise of more to follow him this summer.

6 of the best and worst Wanderers kit designs down the years

The Bolton News: John McGinlay, David Lee and Andy Walker celebrate the famous White Hot victory at Anfield in the 1993 home kit

7:03am Thursday 25th June 2015

WHILE some Wanderers fans got a little hot under the collar about the club’s new home shirt – the majority have given it the thumbs-up before it goes on sale this weekend.

'Why go to Bolton?' - Celtic boss takes a cheeky pot-shot at Wanderers after James Forrest rumour

The Bolton News:

5:03pm Wednesday 24th June 2015

CELTIC boss Ronny Deila aimed a cheeky side-swipe at his predecessor Neil Lennon after responding to rumour Wanderers were in the market for winger James Forrest.

Wanderers join the queue for Tottenham's highly-rated Premier League defender

The Bolton News: WHITES LINK: Tottenham defender DeAndre Yedlin

7:03am Wednesday 24th June 2015

WANDERERS will have to get in line if they intend to take US defender DeAndre Yedlin on loan from Tottenham.

Ex-Cardiff City defender McNaughton ready to take next step after Wanderers woes

The Bolton News: DIFFICULT TIME: Kevin McNaughton's career at Wanderers never really got going

6:09am Wednesday 24th June 2015

KEVIN McNaughton is hoping his next move in football will be significantly more successful than his last.

Wanderers defender Ream sets Gold standard

The Bolton News: PUSH IT: Tim Ream feels he was fouled in the build-up to Wigan's equaliser

9:54pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015

TIM Ream has been included in the USA squad for next month’s Gold Cup.

Wanderers announce new shirt sponsors

The Bolton News:

11:03am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

WANDERERS have a new shirt sponsor.

Young striker Zach Clough ready to fire again

The Bolton News: Josh Vela has become a regular for Neil Lennon

7:02am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

IT has been six months of highs then lows for young Wanderers forward Zach Clough but now he is raring to get back on track.

Lennon upbeat ahead of summer transfer window opening

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

7:02am Tuesday 23rd June 2015

NEIL Lennon is confident he can improve his Wanderers squad in the upcoming summer transfer window.

Neil Danns and Guyana may still have World Cup place

The Bolton News: CONCERNS: Neil Danns says injuries have taken a toll on Wanderers

5:00am Monday 22nd June 2015

NEIL Danns’ World Cup dream might not be over after Guyana lodged an official appeal with FIFA to overturn their recent away goals defeat against St Vincent and the Grenadines.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Why Wanderers need to sprinkle a little stardust on their next signing

The Bolton News: El Hadji Diouf, left, and Jay-Jay Okocha were signings that excited the Wanderers fans

10:02am Sunday 21st June 2015

I HAD to smile this week when all and sundry decided to celebrate the 13th anniversary of the great Jay-Jay Okocha signing for Wanderers.

Iceland star Finboggason unlikely to be in Wanderers' range

The Bolton News: Emile Heskey is a doubt for the trip to Brentford with a muscle problem

7:02am Saturday 20th June 2015

WANDERERS are in the market for a new striker – but it is not Iceland international Alfred Finboggason.

Spanish striker Sergi hints at Wanderers opportunity

The Bolton News: Spanish striker Sergi Enrich has revealed an 'offer' from Wanderers

7:04am Friday 19th June 2015

SPANISH striker Sergi Enrich has revived talk he could be heading to the Macron Stadium next season by claiming Wanderers have made him an offer.

'He was like trying to train a wild horse' - ex-Wanderers coach Fred Barber lifts lid on Bogdan's early years at Bolton

The Bolton News: Adam Bogdan was a rough diamond when he arrived at Wanderers

7:04am Friday 19th June 2015

FRED Barber believes Adam Bogdan would never have achieved his Premier League dream move to Liverpool had he not laid down the law to him as a young player.

Striker Ryan Lowe tips Bury to consolidate their place in League One

The Bolton News: Ryan Lowe

12:00pm Thursday 18th June 2015

WHEN Bury last prepared for a campaign in League One, Ryan Lowe admits there were concerns within the camp that the club were not prepared.

Bury chairman Stewart looks forward to cup Day at Wigan

The Bolton News: Bury Football Club Team Squad. Season 2014/15.Chairman of Club, Stewart Day.Photo by Steve Holt Newsquest Bolton Ltd, Monday August 4 2014. (29317594)

7:51am Thursday 18th June 2015

STEWART Day’s appetite for the new season has been whet by a Capital One Cup clash with local rivals Wigan Athletic.

Heskey and Gudjohnsen still in contract limbo with Wanderers

The Bolton News: Wigan old boy Emile Heskey could return for Wanderers today

7:04am Thursday 18th June 2015

EMILE Heskey and Eidur Gudjohnsen will report for training with Wanderers at the end of this month despite not knowing for sure if they will be at the club next season.

Ex-Wanderers and West Ham keeper Jaaskelainen aiming to extend his playing career

The Bolton News: Jussi Jaaskelainen in his days at Wanderers

7:04am Thursday 18th June 2015

JUSSI Jaaskelainen is looking to extend his playing career in the North West next season.

Bid for your chance to play alongside Wanderers great John McGinlay in charity game

The Bolton News: Wanderers legend John McGinlay

5:43pm Wednesday 17th June 2015

WANDERERS fans can bid for their chance to play alongside club legend John McGinlay in a special charity game this weekend at Eagley.

Bury's fixtures for the new season are out - find out who they face here

The Bolton News: David Flitcroft after being unveiled as Bury boss last season

8:57am Wednesday 17th June 2015

BURY will kick-off their first season back in League One with a trip to face Doncaster Rovers.

Wanderers' fixtures for the new season are out - find out who they face here

The Bolton News: Football Team Logo for Bolton Wanderers

9:00am Wednesday 17th June 2015

WANDERERS will kick-off the 2015/16 campaign with a home game.

Morgan insists: 'I'm not greedy' after turning back on Wanderers and signing for Wigan

The Bolton News: Rotherham skipper Craig Morgan remains on Wanderers' radar

7:02am Wednesday 17th June 2015

CRAIG Morgan insists the decision to turn his back on Wanderers and drop a division to sign for Wigan Athletic was not financially motivated.

Classic curtain raisers: Some of the magical opening day fixtures for Wanderers down the years

The Bolton News: Jay-Jay Okocha scores one of two stunners against Charlton in 2004

8:01pm Tuesday 16th June 2015

WANDERERS fans find out tomorrow how their season will map out as the fixtures for the 2015-16 Championship campaign are released.

Lennon hopes home-grown talent can be the mainstay of his Wanderers team

The Bolton News: Wanderers manager Neil Lennon wants to build a team around Zach Clough

7:02am Tuesday 16th June 2015

NEIL Lennon wants the emerging young players at Wanderers to be the mainstay of the side for years to come – starting next season.

Unexpected second chance for 'new signing' Baptiste

The Bolton News: GOOD IMPRESSION: Alex Baptiste would be welcomed back by the Blackburn manager

6:05am Tuesday 16th June 2015

WHEN Alex Baptiste was nudged out of the door on loan last summer with little pomp or ceremony, his Wanderers career looked as good as finished.

INSIDE WANDERERS: Why downgrading the academy could be a blessing in disguise

The Bolton News: HOMEGROWN: Alan Stubbs was the last established first-team player to move up through the ranks before the current crop

7:47am Sunday 14th June 2015

WE’VE been dealing with harsh realities for a good few years at Wanderers, and this week another message hit home.

Why I was sorry to see Bogdan leave Wanderers for Liverpool, but also why he'll be a success

The Bolton News: Adam Bogdan denies Fabio Borini during Wanderers' cup draw at Anfield last season

7:02am Saturday 13th June 2015

AFTER Adam Bogdan ‘s departure to Liverpool was confirmed yesterday, Chief Football Writer Marc Iles looks back on the longest-serving player’s eight years at Wanderers

Wanderers' shock as long-time target Morgan opts for Wigan

The Bolton News:

5:26pm Friday 12th June 2015

LONG-TERM Wanderers target Craig Morgan has performed a shock U-turn by signing for Wigan Athletic.

UPDATED: Wanderers to save £1 million by downgrading youth academy

The Bolton News:

7:03am Friday 12th June 2015

WANDERERS are about to downgrade their youth academy – which could save them more than £1million a year – but insist standards will not suffer.

UPDATED: Bogdan seals Liverpool move but Wanderers set up Manchester United man as replacement

The Bolton News: Wanderers stopper Adam Bogdan is back fit and available for Neil Lennon

7:02am Friday 12th June 2015

ADAM Bogdan will seal his move to Liverpool today with his replacement all-but confirmed at Wanderers.

Is ex-Wanderers keeper Fulham bound?

The Bolton News: YOU'RE IN: Neil Lennon has selected Andy Lonergan ahead of Adam Bogdan for tonight'sChampironship game at Rotherham

5:54pm Thursday 11th June 2015

ANDY Lonergan is on the verge of a move to Championship rivals Fulham, The Bolton News understands.

Wanderers defender Ream selected for preliminary USMNT Gold Cup squad

The Bolton News: NO PUSHOVER: Tim Ream, left, says Wanderers will not roll over for Bouremouth

11:04am Thursday 11th June 2015

TIM Ream has been named in the USA’s preliminary roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Improvement is Lennon's main target for Wanderers

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

7:03am Thursday 11th June 2015

NEIL Lennon admits he will not know how high to set his targets next season until he has been able to boost his squad.

Pratley's new deal is cornerstone of a big rebuilding project

The Bolton News: FRESH START: Darren Pratley is a man re-born at Wanderers under manager Neil Lennon

7:03am Thursday 11th June 2015

TWO years ago, if you would have hailed Darren Pratley’s contract extension as a landmark moment for Wanderers, they’d have put you away.

Wanderers beat former boss Freedman in pursuit of top target

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers Ben Amos celebrates at full time

8:58pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

WANDERERS will beat Dougie Freedman to the punch and land Manchester United keeper Ben Amos.

Wanderers linked with SPL star - but cash fee makes deal look doubtful

The Bolton News: Aberdeen defender Shaleum Logan has been linked with Wanderers

7:02am Wednesday 10th June 2015

WANDERERS have been linked with a £150,000 move for Aberdeen full-back Shay Logan.

Eidur heading back for more at Wanderers once he has realised his international dream

The Bolton News: Eidur Gudjohnsen was rejuvenated at Wanderers last season

7:02am Wednesday 10th June 2015

EIDUR Gudjohnsen will have time to sit down and talk with Wanderers about a new contract after completing arguably the most important 90 minutes of his international career to date.

Wanderers close to tying up key man on new contract

The Bolton News: Darren Pratley has been one of many missed through injury

7:02am Wednesday 10th June 2015

WANDERERS are close to securing Darren Pratley to a new contract at the Macron Stadium.

Wanderers looking to add Chievo Verona to list of Italian scalps

The Bolton News: Fernando Hierro challenges Inter's Juan Sebastian Veron in a pre-season friendly in August 2004

7:03am Tuesday 9th June 2015

WANDERERS will be looking to wrap up their pre-season campaign in style when Neil Lennon's men run out for their only home friendly against Italy's Chievo Verona on July 31.

Lennon targeting Manchester United stopper Ben Amos for number-one spot

The Bolton News: STEADY INFLUENCE: Wanderers loan stopper Ben Amos has impressed during his time at the Macron Stadium

6:50am Tuesday 9th June 2015

NEIL Lennon has set his sights on Ben Amos as his number-one keeper next season.

Wanderers set to sign duo as Lennon begins reeling in transfer targets

The Bolton News: WANDERERS BOUND: Former Rotherham United defender Craig Morgan

7:28am Monday 8th June 2015

WANDERERS hope to make some significant progress in the transfer market this week.

Wanderers boss Lennon is learning on the job

The Bolton News: SOLD: Key playmaker Chung-Yong Lee was sold in January

6:52am Monday 8th June 2015

NEIL Lennon admits his “tidying up” job at Wanderers has not all been smooth sailing – but that he will learn from the experience

INSIDE WANDERERS: The Rooney Rule will help us tackle racism head on

The Bolton News: LEADING ROLE: Brighton manager Chris Hughton, right, and Huddersfield boss Chris Powell

8:19am Sunday 7th June 2015

ONE day there will be a black manager of Bolton Wanderers Football Club, and rightly so.

Jeepers keepers - what's out there for Wanderers, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest and Reading this summer?

The Bolton News: STEADY INFLUENCE: Wanderers loan stopper Ben Amos has impressed during his time at the Macron Stadium

6:34am Saturday 6th June 2015

WANDERERS are not the only Championship club seeking a new goalkeeper this summer, so they’d better get their skates on!

Wanderers keeper Bogdan edges closer to Liverpool move

The Bolton News: Wanderers stopper Adam Bogdan

6:25am Saturday 6th June 2015

ADAM Bogdan is on the verge of a move to Liverpool.

Wanderers aiming to get a little "crazy" next season, says assistant boss Johan Mjallby

The Bolton News: Rotherham skipper Craig Morgan remains on Wanderers' radar

6:11am Saturday 6th June 2015

JOHAN Mjallby reckons Wanderers need some “crazy guys” in the camp if they are to succeed next season.

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