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COMMENT: Fans' anger with Jermaine Beckford illustrates frustrations on terraces at Wanderers

The Bolton News: Jermaine Beckford

10:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

ON the face of it, Jermaine Beckford’s thumbs-up to the Leeds fans on Saturday was a simple affectionate gesture that would have hardly caused a flutter had the club been nestling safely in mid-table.

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY LIVE: Catch up with the latest breaking news here

The Bolton News:

9:01am Monday 1st September 2014

Dougie Freedman admits he is unlikely to sign players before today's 11pm deadline - but things have a strange way of moving quickly on the final day of the window. We'll be keeping an eye throughout the day.

Jermaine Beckford gesture triggers terrace backlash

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A THUMBS up got the thumbs down from Wanderers fans at Elland Road as Jermaine Beckford found himself at the centre of a terrace controversy.

Bolton Wanderers stand by manager Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

WANDERERS will stand by under-fire boss Dougie Freedman despite pressure intensifying on his position after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Leeds United.

MARC ILES' BIG MATCH VERDICT: Leeds United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A PENNY for the thoughts of Eddie Davies and Phil Gartside as they viewed another fruitless afternoon’s work down on the pitch at Elland Road.

Caretaker Leeds manager Neil Redfearn admits his team rode their luck against Wanderers

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

NEIL Redfearn did his chances of landing the vacant Leeds United job no harm at all by giving his Academy kids top billing against his former club Wanderers.

Dougie left frustrated both on and off the pitch after bad start

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

IF Wanderers and Dougie Freedman are to dig themselves out of trouble at the start of the Championship season, then it will be a case of working with what they have got.

Mills rues missed chances in defeat at Leeds

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

MATT Mills felt like a spectator for most of the 1-0 defeat against Leeds, and so can sympathise with those looking on in despair.

PLAYER RATINGS: Leeds United 1-0 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

3:06pm Sunday 31st August 2014

WANDERERS (4-2-3-1)

Dougie Freedman believes he still has board backing at Wanderers

The Bolton News: UNDER PRESSURE: Trotters manager Dougie Freedman

7:33pm Saturday 30th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman believes he still has the backing of Wanderers owner Eddie Davies and chairman Phil Gartside despite the club’s poor start to the campaign.

FULL TIME: Leeds United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

5:05pm Saturday 30th August 2014

WANDERERS owner Eddie Davies and chairman Phil Gartside watched on as Dougie Freedman’s side sank to a fourth defeat of the season at Elland Road.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Leeds United 1 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

1:48pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Wanderers go in search of their first win of the season at Leeds - scene of their biggest away win for 12 years back in March.

Bolton Wanderers youngsters staying put for now

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

WANDERERS’ youngsters are staying put – at least until the club’s injury crisis clears.

Dougie not expecting any more new arrivals

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

AS the transfer window is slammed shut at many clubs around the country, it is more likely to be closed quietly before bedtime at Wanderers.

LAST TIME: Leeds United 1 Wanderers 5 - Elland Road, March 8, 2014

The Bolton News:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

IT didn’t get any better for Wanderers last season than a five-star display at Elland Road.

Former Bolton Wanderers man Neil Redfearn steps up to take charge of Leeds United as two teams clash

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

LEEDS United will again turn to former Wanderers midfielder Neil Redfearn in their hour of need after sacking manager Dave Hockaday six games into the season.

Bolton Wanderers star Liam Trotter out for up to 10 weeks

The Bolton News: Liam Trotter

4:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

LIAM Trotter has been hit with the news that his hamstring injury is now worse than first feared – with the midfielder now facing 10 weeks on the sidelines.

Bolton Wanderers are confident they will not face transfer embargo

The Bolton News: Dougie Freedman

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

WANDERERS are confident they will not face any transfer embargo in the New Year over Financial Fair Play.

Dougie calls for fans to back team

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman is quite prepared to play ‘the bad guy’ and bear the brunt of criticism for Wanderers’ poor start – but he has asked the boo-boys to lay-off his players.

Return of Bolton Wanderers midfield playmaker Mark Davies will boost creativity

The Bolton News:

6:40am Friday 29th August 2014

AN uninspired start to the season, a creative vacuum waiting to be filled in midfield – so there is no pressure at all on Mark Davies as he prepares to make a long-awaited return at Leeds United tomorrow.

Bolton Wanderers Andy man Lonergan heads back to Leeds United

The Bolton News:

7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THEY say you are only as good as your last game – and in that case, Andy Lonergan’s grip on the goalkeeper’s spot should be iron clad.

Football League report: Wanderers' agent fees revealed

The Bolton News:

3:16pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WANDERERS paid out £639,940 in agents fees last season, according to a report issued by the Football League.

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.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman backs cup hero Beckford

The Bolton News: Jermaine Beckford

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman leapt to the defence of cup saviour Jermaine Beckford, insisting he doesn’t deserve the stick he gets from some Wanderers fans.

Bolton Wanderers ace Liam Feeney says keeping Leeds is vital

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER surviving a cup scare at Crewe, Liam Feeney is targeting a change in Championship fortune for Wanderers.

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Liam Trotter set for spell on sidelines

The Bolton News: Liam Trotter

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

LIAM Trotter faces an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering a torn hamstring, it was confirmed last night.

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.

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