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Wanderers draw Chelsea in Capital One Cup third round

The Bolton News:

10:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WANDERERS have been drawn against Chelsea in the Capital One Cup third round.

Wanderers call time on pursuit of Liverpool winger and Crewe striker

The Bolton News:

12:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman admits that Wanderers have been priced out of deals to sign Crewe striker Max Clayton and Liverpool’s Jordon Ibe.

MARC ILES RATINGS: Crewe v Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Test

11:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Wanderers (4-4-2)

MARC ILES BIG MATCH VERDICT: Crewe Alexandra 2 Bolton Wanderers 3 after extra time

The Bolton News:

11:04pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

JERMAINE Beckford may have spared Dougie Freedman a fatal blow last night as he scored twice to keep his side in the Capital One Cup at Crewe.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Crewe Alexandra 2 Bolton Wanderers 3

The Bolton News:

5:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

It's the Captial One Cup second round and Dougie Freedman could desperately use a victory at League One's rock-bottom club Crewe to help remedy a poor start to the campaign. Match text commentary from 7pm.

Bolton Wanderers youngster Conor Wilkinson gets Republic of Ireland U21s call

The Bolton News:

5:23pm Monday 25th August 2014

CONOR Wilkinson has been called up by the Republic of Ireland Under-21s for their forthcoming friendly against Germany.

'We can avoid the unthinkable', says Dougie

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman is confident Wanderers can avoid the unthinkable and begin to rebuild their season with victory over Crewe in the Capital One Cup tonight.

Crewe boss Steve Davis plotting to derail Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

CREWE boss Steve Davis senses his side could cause a cup upset at Gresty Road tonight.

Bogdan relishing a Crewe Alexandra return mission

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

ADAM Bogdan hopes he will fare better against the Railwaymen today than he did in his first taste of senior professional football five years ago.

Tim Ream has confidence in both goalkeepers

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

WANDERERS have got plenty of issues to address right now – but Tim Ream believes a change in goalkeeper is well down the list.

THE MONDAY VERDICT: Brighton 2 Bolton Wanderers 1

The Bolton News:

6:20am Monday 25th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman might not be “concerned” about the start Wanderers have made to the season but there are plenty of folk in these parts who would beg to differ.

Tim Ream pinpoints bad decision-making by players as key to Bolton Wanderers' bad start

The Bolton News: Tim Ream has his sights on the World Cup

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

WANDERERS’ poor start to the season came as a bolt from the blue for Tim Ream – but the American defender was willing to shoulder his part of the blame for the latest defeat at Brighton.

Craig Mackail-Smith wants to make goals against Bolton Wanderers his launchpad to a 30-strike season

The Bolton News: Craig Mackail-Smith

8:20am Monday 25th August 2014

CRAIG Mackail-Smith is targeting the 30-goal mark after doubling his tally for the season against Wanderers.

Dougie Freedman says Bolton Wanderers are not ruthless enough

The Bolton News:

7:10am Monday 25th August 2014

WANDERERS have held a lead for just one hour over the course of their last three Championship outings but Dougie Freedman would have settled for three minutes, had they yielded more points.

PLAYER RATINGS/MATCH STATS: Brighton 2 Wanderers 1

The Bolton News:

1:46pm Sunday 24th August 2014

WANDERERS (4-4-2 - diamond) ADAM BOGDAN...6 Made one superb save from Mackail-Smith before his untimely exit. Looked like a bad cut above his eye.

FULL TIME: Brighton 2 Wanderers 1

The Bolton News:

5:10pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

WANDERERS threw away another lead to finish empty handed at the Amex Stadium.

I owe success to spell at Wanderers, says Valencia star Rodrigo

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

FORMER loan star Rodrigo has thanked Wanderers for setting him on the way to the big time.

Jay Spearing confident Whites wins will start flowing

The Bolton News: Jay Spearing

6:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

JAY Spearing shrugged off crisis talk at Wanderers, insisting “this isn’t a repeat of last season.”

Wanderers starlet Jamie Thomas called up by Wales

The Bolton News:

6:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS starlet Jamie Thomas has been called up to the Wales Under-19s squad for their friendly double header against Montenegro next month.

Dougie battles to get fans onside at Wanderers

The Bolton News:

6:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

FULL-TIME whistle, jeers, repeat: Home has hardly been sweet for Dougie Freedman since the day he walked through the doors at Bolton Wanderers.

Defender Kevin McNaughton doubtful for Bolton Wanderers' trip to Brighton and Hove Albion

The Bolton News: Kevin McNaughton

6:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS defender Kevin McNaughton is set to miss Saturday’s trip to Brighton with a minor hamstring problem.

UPDATED: Wanderers close in on double deal for Liverpool and Crewe stars to ease their woes

The Bolton News:

9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS aim to banish their early season blues by signing Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe on loan.

Freedman rues ref justice in home defeat to Middlesbrough

The Bolton News:

11:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman went into ref rage after seeing his side slip to a home defeat against Middlesbrough.

WANDERERS PLAYER RATINGS: Wanderers 1 Middlesbrough 2

The Bolton News: NO BREAKDOWN: Craig Davies

10:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WANDERERS 1 MIDDLESBROUGH 2

What a Kike in the guts for Wanderers

The Bolton News:

10:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH ended a 27-year wait for a win on Wanderers soil last night thanks to a late strike from Spanish star Kike.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 1 Middlesbrough 2

The Bolton News:

5:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Wanderers are searching for their first win of the season - can they find it against a Boro side still smarting from a weekend defeat to Leeds?

Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce happy with point against Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Stuart Pearce

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

STUART Pearce felt both sets of fans should have gone home happy after a “good advert for the Championship.”

Dougie Freedman sees improvement in his Bolton Wanderers side but admits there is still work to do

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

WANDERERS got off the mark against Forest but Dougie Freedman isn’t kidding himself that the hard work is over.

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman is a long-time admirer of Nottingham Forest frontman Britt Assombalonga

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BRITT Assombalonga has got a name you won’t forget in a hurry – and Dougie Freedman still recalls the first time he spotted Forest’s £5.5million man.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman believes Craig Davies can play his part this season after impressive start

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman believes Craig Davies may only now be ready to shoulder a striking burden at Wanderers.

Joe Mason enjoys dream start to third spell at Bolton Wanderers and eyes more goals

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

JOE Mason wants to make a name for himself at Wanderers after getting off to a goalscoring start to his third spell at the club.

PLAYER RATINGS: Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: WANTED MAN Joe Mason is on Dougie Freedman’s summer hit list

1:38pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WANDERERS (4-4-2)

FULL TIME: Wanderers 2 Nottingham Forest 2

The Bolton News:

4:56pm Saturday 16th August 2014

JOE Mason scored just four minutes into his return but Wanderers twice let their lead slip to take a point against Forest.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 2 Nottingham Forest 2

The Bolton News:

8:03am Saturday 16th August 2014

After a poor start at Watford, Wanderers attempt to get back to winning ways against Nottingham Forest in the first league game at the re-christened Macron Stadium.

Cardiff City striker Joe Mason good to go with Bolton Wanderers for third loan spell

The Bolton News: Mason will be missed

6:50am Saturday 16th August 2014

NO sooner had Dougie Freedman returned home from last weekend’s mauling at Watford than his mood was improved considerably by a phone call from club secretary Simon Marland.

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman has sympathy for Crystal Palace fans after Tony Pulis exit

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

AS Tony Pulis quit his job on the eve of the new Premier League season, Dougie Freedman’s sympathy was reserved for the supporters of his former club Crystal Palace.

Adam Bogdan set to keep the keeper's gloves for Bolton Wanderers against Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: Dougie Freedman's dilemma: Deal or no deal for Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

ADAM Bogdan will give the captain’s armband back to Jay Spearing but will hang on to the goalkeeper’s gloves against Nottingham Forest today.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman fires warning to Nottingham Forest's big-money front men

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of some famous Forest strikers won’t be an easy task for £5.5million record signing Britt Assombalonga – just ask Dougie Freedman.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman hails Whites’ spirit as he switches focus to Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News:

7:10am Friday 15th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman insists his side are strong enough to cope with the mounting pressures of performing at home.

Bury cup tie exposed flaws that must be rectified, says Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

WANDERERS have played just 90 minutes of football at the re-christened Macron Stadium but Dougie Freedman already has some repair work on his hands.

Bolton Wanders defender David Wheater bids to keep starting place after League Cup exploits against Bury

The Bolton News:

6:50am Thursday 14th August 2014

FIT-AGAIN David Wheater hopes he has done enough to warrant a starting place for Wanderers against Nottingham Forest this weekend.

Freedman: Wanderers' cup win against Shakers was not lucky

The Bolton News:

12:35am Wednesday 13th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman insisted that luck played no part in his side’s narrow progression to the second round of the Captial One Cup at the expense of local rivals Bury.

MARC ILES BIG MATCH VERDICT: Bolton Wanderers 3 Bury 2

The Bolton News:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

FOR close to 97 minutes this result looked like a stick with which Dougie Freedman would be beaten for some time.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 3 v 2 Bury

The Bolton News:

5:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

It's the Capital One Cup first round and local rivals Wanderers and Bury meet at the Macron Stadium with Lancashire pride at stake. Follow match text commentary from the game.

Defeat a wake-up call for nervy Whites, says Bolton Wanderers defender Kevin McNaughton

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

KEVIN McNaughton hopes Saturday’s demoralising defeat at Watford proves to be a wake-up call for Wanderers.

MARC ILES' BIG MATCH VERDICT: Watford 3 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

JUST when Dougie Freedman thought it was safe to go back into the transfer market...

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman calls for calm after defeat at Watford

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman appealed for calm among fans after suffering a nightmare opening day defeat at Watford.

Bolton Wanderers fail their Watford examination on opening day

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

WANDERERS might have “done their homework” on Watford’s menacing strike duo Troy Deeney and Matej Vydra – but they certainly failed the exam.

PLAYER RATINGS: Watford 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

2:43pm Sunday 10th August 2014

WANDERERS (4-2-3-1)

MATCHDAY LIVE: Watford 3 Wanderers 0

1:40pm Saturday 9th August 2014

It's the opening day of the season and Wanderers kick-off their Championship campaign against Watford at Vicarage Road. Can they make a winning start? Find out with live match text commentary from 3pm.

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