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CRAIG NELSON COLUMN - The battle for the Bolton Cricket League is intriguing

The Bolton News: Oliver Newby was lined up to play for Westhoughton but the Bolton League has blocked the signing

10:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

ANTICIPATION is building ahead of the start of this season’s Bolton Cricket League, which kicks off tomorrow.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Top cricket clubs getting ready for the new season

The Bolton News: The Westhoughton team who played on Good Friday

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

IT has been all change during the close season at Bolton League’s two title holders – Little Lever and Farnworth – who meet in tomorrow’s opening round of fixtures.

MATCH VERDICT: Wanderers must chin and bear it after Mills' hairy moment

The Bolton News: Charlton goalkeeper gets a close look at his rival in the big beard stakes, Matt Mills

8:10am Saturday 19th April 2014

WANDERERS huffed, and they puffed but as so often has been the case this season, they couldn’t blow the house down.

Bolton Wanderers suffer a double blow as Alan Hutton and Andre Moritz may have played last games for club

The Bolton News: Andre Moritz

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

WANDERERS maintained their unbeaten run at Charlton – but have been dealt a double injury blow heading into their final three games of the season.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: MATCHDAY LIVE: Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers

10:27am Friday 18th April 2014

Wanderers are finishing the season with a bang. Can they make it four wins in a row against struggling Charlton at the Valley?

DAVID PYE: Luton Town are proof there is always a way back for troubled clubs

The Bolton News: David Pye

11:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE popular Looking Back section in the sports pages of yesterday’s The Bolton News made for interesting reading as it recalled the proposal of Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside to have a ‘Premier League 2’.

Westhoughton suffer defeat in National Knockout at Prestwich

The Bolton News: The Westhoughton team who played on Good Friday

7:16pm Friday 18th April 2014

WESTHOUGHTON lost their National Knockout first-round game at Prestwich on Good Friday as the local cricket season returned in glorious sunshine.

PLAYER RATINGS: Charlton Athletic 0 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News: Wanderers defender Tim Ream in his protective mask

6:40pm Friday 18th April 2014

Marks out of 10 for Wanderers and Charlton on Good Friday WANDERERS (4-4-2) ADAM BOGDAN...7 One wobble when he failed to clear a back pass from Hutton but came to collect a series of crosses and made a key save.

FANS VIEW by Alan Houghton: Charlton Athletic 0 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News: BATTLE OF THE BEARDS Things get hairy between Liam Trotter, who had his best game for Wanderers, and Adam Clayton

6:21pm Friday 18th April 2014

THE last long trip of the season started with a lovely view of the Spirit of Sport statue, silhouetted against a clear blue sky on a frosty spring morning.

FULL TIME: Charlton Athletic 0 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News: MATCHDAY LIVE: Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers

5:38pm Friday 18th April 2014

WANDERERS’ winning run was halted at struggling Charlton, who clung on to a precious point to aid their survival fight.

Leigh Centurions enjoy a Good Friday with impressive victory against Swinton

The Bolton News: Liam Kay

5:19pm Friday 18th April 2014

IT was a Good Friday for Leigh Centurions as they swept in for eleven tries and a 60-24 win to continue their winning ways in the Kingstone Press Championship.

Hospital Cup latest - Stoneclough v Old Bolts quarter-final report and semi-final draw

9:34am Friday 18th April 2014

TURTON will play Hindsford and CMB and Stoneclough will clash in the semi-finals of the Bolton Hospital Cup.

Charlton Athletic loanee Marvin Sordell could still have a future with Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Marvin Sordell

6:20am Friday 18th April 2014

MARVIN Sordell could be welcomed back into the Wanderers fold next season – but has been warned he will not get regular first-team football.

Bolton Wanderers legend John McGinlay hails contribution of fellow Scot Alan Hutton

The Bolton News: Alan Hutton is staying at Wanderers until the end of the season

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

WANDERERS legend John McGinlay believes the addition of fellow Scot Alan Hutton has been integral to the team’s recent good form.

Dougie Freedman sets a challenge for his Bolton Wanderers youngsters

The Bolton News: Hayden White

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has thrown down the gauntlet to his younger players, urging them to prove they can break into his first-team plans next season.

Bolton Wanderers taking shape under Dougie Freedman - bit it's still about winning

The Bolton News: Tim Ream

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ONE glance at the Championship table tells you Charlton Athletic’s need is greater – but there was no mistaking Dougie Freedman’s intentions as he laid down his demands for today’s clash at the Valley.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman rejects talk of Leicester 'bid' for Mark Davies

The Bolton News: Wanderers midfielder Mark Davies

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman is not entertaining transfer talk about Mark Davies, for now.

'Only Phil Gartside had authority to sanction £300,000 payment'

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside

6:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ONLY Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside had the authority to sanction the £300,000 payment the club made to an agency to represent them in the allegedly hijacked transfer of Gavin McCann, a court heard.

NEIL BONNAR COLUMN: Being a volunteer on the Bolton parkrun was not easy

The Bolton News: NEIL BONNAR'S COLUMN: Wanderers and Wigan should stop flirting and make it a derby date

11:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE wonderful Bolton parkrun organisers have a time honoured tradition of beginning their weekly website blogs with the words “this is the one when…” followed by some witty ending (the Bolton parkrun being a free, timed 5k run at Leverhulme Park every Saturday morning, by the way.)

HOSPITAL CUP: Turton into last four with win at Atherton Town

5:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TURTON made it through to the semi-finals of the Hospital Cup with an impressive 3-0 win at Atherton Town.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton LR looking for pre-derby filip

5:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

By Joseph Gibbons

Josh Vela extends his loan at Notts County to end of season

The Bolton News: Josh Vela

5:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JOSH Vela has extended his loan spell at Notts County until the end of the season.

Bolton Wanderers Under-21s beaten by Wigan Athletic in Lancashire Senior Cup semi-final

The Bolton News: Hayden White

4:04pm Thursday 17th April 2014

WANDERERS Under-21s missed out on a Lancashire FA Senior Cup final showdown with neighbours Bury after losing 2-1 at Wigan Athletic today.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 7

The Bolton News: Gavin McCann

9:46am Thursday 17th April 2014

Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside is due to give evidence in the seventh day of a court case in which football agent Tony McGill is suing the club and agency SEM for £390,000.

Charlton boss Jose Riga exudes confidence ahead of Bolton Wanderers clash

The Bolton News: Jose Riga. PICTURES BY KEITH GILLARD.

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

CHARLTON boss Jose Riga has challenged his side to show they can avoid the drop when they entertain Wanderers tomorrow.

LOOKING BACK: Old photograph stirs up memories of ex-Old Links golfer Jim Scott

The Bolton News: Former Old Links Golf Club captain Jim Scott

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

IN the Sporting Memories page of The Bolton News on April 10, we published one of our archive golfing picutures and asked if anyone could identify the Old Links Golf Club captain taking part in the traditional driving-in ceremony.

Amir Khan hooks up with Floyd Mayweather advisor Al Haymon

The Bolton News: Amir Khan could still get a shot at Floyd Mayweather

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

BOLTON superstar Amir Khan has teamed up with influential boxing advisor Al Haymon.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman tips midfielder Liam Trotter to win over fans

The Bolton News: Liam Trotter

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

LIAM Trotter has been backed to win over the boo-boys at Bolton.

Mark Fish: Out of Africa to become a legend at Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic

The Bolton News: Mark Fish - a two-club legend

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

AROUND 6,000 miles away in the cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town or Pretoria, a good few football fans wearing the colours of Bolton Wanderers or Charlton Athletic will be tracking the score of tomorrow’s game with interest.

Craig Davies has a play-off goal with Preston North End

The Bolton News: Craig Davies celebrates scoring on his Preston debut. Picture courtesy of Lancashire Evening Post

12:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

CRAIG Davies hopes his weekend hat-trick for Preston can send them hurtling towards the play-offs in top form.

Tributes to well-known Bolton Wanderers fan Florence Brandwood

The Bolton News: Florrence Brandwood

10:18am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FLORENCE Brandwood, well-known as a loyal Bolton Wanderers fan and a long-serving scorer at Heaton Cricket Club, has died, aged 90.

Football agent sues Bolton Wanderers - Day 6

The Bolton News: Phil Gartside, centre, entering court with Frank McParland, right.

8:48am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The trial involving Bolton Wanderers and Phil Gartside enters its sixth day at the Manchester Civil Justice Centre.

Bolton Wanderers striker Jermaine Beckford targeting a perfect ten in finale

The Bolton News: Jermaine Beckford needs one more goal to reach 10 for the campaign

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

JERMAINE Beckford is eyeing a perfect 10 at Wanderers as they head into the final stretch.

Have Bolton Wanderers fans judged Liam Trotter too quickly?

The Bolton News: SURPRISE SIGNING Millwall midfielder Liam Trotter joins Wanderers in deadline day deal

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LIFE at Wanderers seems to have been an uphill battle so far for Liam Trotter – but should the boo-boys have given him more time before making up their minds?

Bolton Wanderers holding their Player of the Year awards night

The Bolton News: Albion are at the Reebok today

2:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association will be holding their Player of the Year awards on Tuesday, April 29.

Agent suing Bolton Wanderers is a 'pest' and a 'chancer'

The Bolton News: Tony McGill on the way into court

3:26pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE agent suing Bolton Wanderers over the disputed signing of Gavin McCann has been described as a "pest" and "chancer" by the player in court.

Bolton Metro swimmers make a splash by bringing home medals from gala

The Bolton News: Bolton Metro squad members

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOLTON Metro swimmers won an amazing 108 medals (40 gold, 31 silver and 37 bronze) at their Easter Spring meet which attracted competitors from 31 clubs in the North West.

Stuart Holden firmly believes he will return to peak fitness for Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

7:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

STUART Holden has vowed to “get it right” as he battles back from injury to save his Wanderers career.

BILL EATON'S LOOK INTO LIFE AS A REFEREE IN 'TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE': How Bolton Referee's Society nurtured some of the country's top officials

The Bolton News: Bill Eaton

6:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BILL Eaton gives a light-hearted insight into the life of a local referee. Today he talks about the history of the Bolton Referee’s Society and the role its members have played in the beautiful game

Bolton Wanderers scouting for players all over the world

The Bolton News: Lukas Jutkiewicz tangles with Brighton’s Lewis Dunk during Saturday’s lacklustre performance by the Whites which brought their recent impressive run to an end

6:20am Tuesday 15th April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman will be casting the net far and wide this summer in search of bargains.

Jet-setting Korean ace Chung-Yong Lee set to fly again for Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Test

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHUNG-YONG Lee’s international exertions have prevented him hitting the heights for Wanderers this season.

Bolton Wanderers U18s lose to Southampton in final home game

The Bolton News: David Lee

6:49pm Monday 14th April 2014

WANDERERS Under-18s were left disappointed after their final home game of the season which they narrowly lost 1-0 to Southampton on Saturday.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton Collieries produce a five-star performance in defeating Hanley Town

6:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

ATHERTON Collieries got back to winning ways when they beat fourth-placed Hanley Town 5-1 away from home, a win which closes the gap between the two teams to five points with two matches remaining.

BOLTON OVER-35s LEAGUE: All set for last-day showdown between Daten and Cheers Bar

The Bolton News: Henighans remain favourites to win Division Two despite suffering a shock defeat on Sunday

4:27pm Monday 14th April 2014

DATEN leapfrogged Cheers Bar at the top of Division One when they won and their only rivals for the title dropped two points.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians must wait and see if Prestwich can pip them to title

The Bolton News: Howe Bridge Mills player Shaun Farrimond, left, is closed down by Tottington’s Andy Keefe

3:58pm Monday 14th April 2014

OLD Boltonians have the Champagne on ice as they wait to see if Prestwich can pip them to the Premier Division title for the second time in two seasons.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: David Hanlon double lifts Turton

2:54pm Monday 14th April 2014

TURTON took all three points away at Mill Hill St Peters, winning 2-0 with both goals coming from Dave Hanlon.

BOLTON SUNDAY LEAGUE: Michael Rice double maintains Queen Anne's 100 per cent winning record

The Bolton News: Deane are top of Group C despite having their 100 per cent winning record ended by Queen Lizzy

2:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO Michael Rice goals and one from Mark Truffas maintained Queen Anne’s 100 per cent winning record in Group A of the Champions League with a 3-1 victory at Newbury.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Atherton Town on the up

The Bolton News: Shaun Lynch whose Atherton Town team will almost certainly be playing in the Premier Division next season

2:15pm Monday 14th April 2014

ATHERTON Town can look forward to playing Premier Division football next season after effectively clinching promotion with a 4-2 win at Heywood St James.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman hails striker Jermaine Beckford after scoring on his return to action

The Bolton News: Jermaine Beckford

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

JERMAINE Beckford returned to the starting line-up and celebrated the fact with a goal – but Dougie Freedman was still left wondering what might have been after the final whistle against Barnsley.

Bolton Wanderers shot-stopper Adam Bogdan wins the spot prize after keeping out another penalty

The Bolton News: Test

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

ADAM Bogdan is keen not to put the kibosh on his impressive recent penalty record for Wanderers.

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