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Gordon Sharrock's sporting memories: Historic relegation edged closer for Wanderers after Oxford defeat
7:52am Thursday 5th March 2015
FOUR successive defeats had plunged Bolton Wanderers deep into the Second Division danger zone – and manager Nat Lofthouse and his board of directors were coming under increasing pressure to prevent the club dropping into football’s third tier for the first time in their history.
12:55pm Monday 23rd February 2015
2:03pm Thursday 19th February 2015
THERE was no official confirmation that any offer had been made but it was one of the worst kept secrets in football that Jimmy Armfield, who had left Bolton Wanderers to manage league champions Leeds United, wanted his former Burnden Park assistant Ian Greaves to join him at Elland Road.
5:07am Tuesday 10th February 2015
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1:31pm Sunday 11th January 2015
6:53pm Monday 24th November 2014
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2:51pm Monday 28th July 2014
Anthony Axford Bolton League round-up: Bradshaw put squeeze on leaders Social Circle with dramatic final-over triumph
11:15am Sunday 27th July 2014
11:51am Sunday 13th July 2014
1:30pm Friday 11th July 2014
FIFTY years ago today Atherton wicketkeeper Terry Halliwell was the toast of the Bolton Association after claiming a record seven victims in an incredible Saturday afternoon’s cricket as the Collieries beat Roe Green.
11:25am Sunday 22nd June 2014
6:12pm Monday 16th June 2014
DAVE Mather produced a sensational bowling performance as Farnworth Social Circle stormed into the semi-finals of the Thwaites Hamer Cup with a crushing 140-run derby victory over Farnworth on Sunday.
11:39am Sunday 15th June 2014
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5:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014
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9:44am Monday 5th May 2014
11:13am Sunday 4th May 2014
EGERTON and the two Farnworth clubs maintained their 100 per cent starts to the season while champions Little Lever continued to struggle, humbled by Greenmount as they crashed to a third straight defeat.
7:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014
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2:15pm Monday 14th April 2014
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5:42pm Monday 24th March 2014
6:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014
10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014
Preston and England legend Tom Finney was the Lionel Messi of his day, says former Bolton Wanderers ace Tommy Banks
6:00am Thursday 27th February 2014
6:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014
6:10am Friday 14th February 2014
8:20pm Monday 10th February 2014
7:00am Friday 31st January 2014
HAVING the distinction of being one of only three international high performance centres in Britain, Bolton Tennis Academy is as well-placed as any of the Lawn Tennis Association’s elite bases to produce future Grand Slam champions.
8:00am Tuesday 28th January 2014
HINDSFORD’S home match against Royton was one of just six that beat the weather on Saturday, but the Premier Division leaders were wishing it hadn’t after they lost for only the second time this season.
1:25pm Monday 20th January 2014
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9:11am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
6:00am Tuesday 19th November 2013
6:36pm Friday 1st November 2013
8:00am Tuesday 24th September 2013
HINDSFORD sent a message to the rest of the Premier Division that they can achieve a hat-trick of title wins when they returned to the top of the table with a resounding 3-1 win at Manchester Gregorians.
9:00am Monday 16th September 2013
7:00am Thursday 5th September 2013
IN the company of the likes of Frank Worthington, Willie Morgan, Sam Allardyce, Paul Jones, Peter Reid and Roy Greaves, Brian Smith was not one of the more famous or instantly recognisable members of the Bolton Wanderers squad that ruffled the feathers of the First Division elite in 1978-79 season.
10:58am Tuesday 20th August 2013
6:00am Monday 19th August 2013