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MATCHDAY LIVE: Fulham 4 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

4:32pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

The pressure is on for Dougie Freedman and Wanderers as they travel to Craven Cottage. Defeat could mean they end the night four points adrift in the bottom three.

MATCH RATINGS: Fulham 4 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Andy Lonergan

10:37pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BOLTON (4-4-2) WANDERERS (4-2-3-1) ANDY LONERGAN    6 CHRIS HERD    4 MATT MILLS    4 DORIAN DERVITE    5 DEAN MOXEY    4 JAY SPEARING    4 TIM REAM    5 NEIL DANNS    5 DARREN PRATLEY    4 LIAM FEENEY    6 CRAIG DAVIES    5 Subs: M Davies 4, 52 (for Mills), Beckford 4, 52 (for C Davies), Mason 5, 52 (for Pratley). Not used: Kenny, Garavn, Chung-Yong, Medo.   Fulham (4-4-1-1): Bettenelli; Hoogland, Burn, Amorbieta, Stafylidis; Bodurov, Christiensen, Parker, Ruiz; McCormack; Rodallega. Subs: Williams 71 (for Parker), Woodrow (for Rodallega), Roberts 80 (for McCormack) Not used: Kiraly, Smith, Hyndman, Kavanagh.   Referee: Stuart Attwell Attendance: 14,496

BIG MATCH VERDICT: Fulham 4 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

10:34pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

IF this was the final nail in Dougie Freedman’s coffin as Wanderers boss it was delivered with a sledgehammer.

On-loan defender Chris Herd set for Bolton Wanderers recall

The Bolton News:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHRIS Herd will be put back into the firing line at Fulham tonight.

MARK HALSEY: Rooney lost it, but he is no hot head any more

The Bolton News: TEAM MAN: Wayne Rooney

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE was a time when you might have worried about Wayne Rooney’s discipline on a football field – but those days are long gone.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman is confident he can turn the tide of criticism

The Bolton News: UNDER PRESSURE: Trotters manager Dougie Freedman

7:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DOUGIE Freedman is adamant he can still win over his critics and have a long-term future at Wanderers.

Bolton Wanderers aim to go back to basics at Fulham

The Bolton News:

6:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DOUGIE Freedman confirmed his “back to basics” plan will commence at Fulham tonight.

Old pals Dougie Freedman and Kit Symons in rival dugouts at Craven Cottage

The Bolton News:

6:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

KIT Symons aims to sit down with former Crystal Palace team-mate Dougie Freedman for a cup of tea and sympathy after tonight’s final whistle.

Under-pressure Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman still up for the challenge

The Bolton News:

6:10am Wednesday 1st October 2014

CONSIDERING the way Dougie Freedman’s fortunes have gone just recently, you could easily forget his Wanderers side were once a goal away from making the Championship play-offs.

Bolton Wanderers defender Kevin McNaughton says players must take responsibility for team's plight

The Bolton News: Kevin McNaughton

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

KEVIN McNaughton feels Wanderers’ players need to take more responsibility for matters on the pitch.

MARC ILES' MONDAY VERDICT: Bolton Wanderers 0-2 Derby County

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

LET there be no more doubt about it – The Numpties have had enough.

'Let's keep it simple' - Dougie plans tactical switch after Derby disaster

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE answer to Wanderers’ woes is in black and white.

Wanderers fans warned not to swear or invade pitch - no matter how bad they are

The Bolton News:

8:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WANDERERS fans have been warned to keep their protests on the terraces – after two Whites supporters went on to the pitch at the Macron Stadium on Saturday.

Wanderers miss out in two-way battle for young Palace midfielder Jonny Williams

The Bolton News:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WANDERERS have lost out to Ipswich Town in a head-to-head battle for the loan signing of young Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams.

Freedman's constant search for the best back line

The Bolton News:

6:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

DOUGIE Freedman plans to go back to basics at Fulham tomorrow night and he may start by looking at his back line.

McNaughton surprised by level of fans' protest

The Bolton News: Kevin McNaughton

7:30am Monday 29th September 2014

KEVIN McNaughton has heard a few grumbles in his time and has the grey hairs to prove it – but even he was surprised by the scale of Wanderers fans’ remonstrations during the defeat to Derby.

Bolton Wanderers away clash at Norwich City brought forward to Friday night

The Bolton News:

5:01pm Monday 29th September 2014

WANDERERS' televised away Championship clash at Norwich City has been brought forward and will now be played on Friday, October 31, kick off 7.45pm.

Wanderers under-21s undone by Villa internationals Christian Benteke and Joe Cole

The Bolton News: Jamie Fullarton is making sure Wanderers youngsters have the skills and attitude to slot into the first-team squad when they are ready

4:05pm Monday 29th September 2014

WANDERERS under-21 development squad were beaten 3-0 at Aston Villa this afternoon against a strong home side.

Dougie admits he got his gameplan wrong against Derby

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

SOME may argue it was a wake-up call that came too late but Dougie Freedman was nevertheless in a rather confessional mood after the final whistle against Derby County on Saturday.

Narrow defeat for Wanderers' Under-18s boys

The Bolton News:

6:14pm Monday 29th September 2014

WANDERERS under-18s slipped to a third defeat in four games when they went down 1-0 to Stoke City at home on Saturday.

Andre Moritz gets new club

The Bolton News: DEAL OR NO DEAL Andre Moritz is out of contract in the summer

6:11pm Monday 29th September 2014

FORMER Wanderers midfielder Andre Moritz has signed a two-year contract with South Korean side Pohang Steelers.

Goodness gracious great Colls on fire

The Bolton News:

6:08pm Monday 29th September 2014

ATHERTON Collieries sent out a daunting message to their North West Counties League First Division title rivals with a 6-0 victory at league leaders Hanley Town, writes Joseph Gibbons.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Turton turn up the heat on the promotion pack

The Bolton News:

4:45pm Monday 29th September 2014

TURTON kept themselves in the mix for promotion to the top tier flight after getting back to winning ways with a 4-1 victory against Lytham.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Bailey helps Breightmet United break their duck

The Bolton News:

4:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

BREIGHTMET manager Simon Wilcox says he and his players are determined to build on Saturday’s first win of the Division One season.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Unbeaten Old Bolts stay on top

The Bolton News:

4:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

A LATE goal by Matt McClellan maintained Old Boltonians’ two-point lead at the top of the Premier Division.

Derby manager Steve McClaren sympathises with counterpart Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News: Steve McClaren. Picture: Action Images

6:00am Monday 29th September 2014

STEVE McClaren offered Dougie Freedman some words of consolation after watching his opposite number go through 90 tortuous minutes at the Macron.

LAST TIME: Fightback leaves Dougie Freedman feeling hopeful of improvement

The Bolton News: FLYING THE NEST? Chris Eagles is expected to be released

7:40pm Sunday 28th September 2014

WANDERERS hit bottom spot in the Championship table, completing their worst start to a campaign in 50 years.

THE WONDERER: What constitutes a football derby?

The Bolton News:

7:38pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CONSIDERING Wanderers’ opponents on Saturday and the fact there have been a few examples around the fixture list this weekend, it seems as good a time as any to ask: Just what is a derby?

Bolton Wanderers pitch invader explains why he did it

The Bolton News:

3:03pm Sunday 28th September 2014

ONE of the supporters who invaded the pitch on Saturday has explained why he did it.

Leigh Centurions secure spot at Headingley final

The Bolton News:

7:19pm Sunday 28th September 2014

LEIGH Centurions marched into the Kingstone Press Grand Final with a 33-22 victory over a dogged Dewsbury Rams today.

FANS' VIEW by Alan Houghton: Wanderers 0-2 Derby

The Bolton News: Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside, left, with owner Eddie Davies

2:06pm Sunday 28th September 2014

WE met in the Fanzone, full of optimism after our creditable performance at Chelsea.

PLAYER RATINGS: Wanderers 0 Derby County 2

The Bolton News:

2:26pm Sunday 28th September 2014


Bolton Wanderers willing to stand by under-pressure boss Dougie Freedman?

The Bolton News:

12:29pm Sunday 28th September 2014

WANDERERS owner Eddie Davies appears ready to resist calls for the removal of under-pressure manager Dougie Freedman and chairman Phil Gartside.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 0 Derby County 2

The Bolton News:

1:20pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Wanderers, fresh from a battling performance at Chelsea in the cup, look for back-to-back home wins in the league for the first time since April. Can they do it against last season's beaten play-off finalists Derby County?

FULL TIME: Wanderers 0 Derby County 2

The Bolton News:

5:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

WANDERERS slumped into the bottom three of the Championship once again as home fans turned their anger on manager Dougie Freedman and chairman Phil Gartside.

CRAIG NELSON: Why do football bosses escape the political style grilling?

The Bolton News: Jeremy Paxman

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

I WAS given an insight this week into the world of heavyweight political journalism and it occurred to me how different the interviewing techniques are between the Westminster press pack and those in the sporting world.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman admits getting fans onside is a hard sell

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has urged people not to underestimate how hard his side are working to change their Championship fortunes.

Bolton Wanderers youngster Hayden White hoping to gain experience at Carlisle United

The Bolton News: Hayden White

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

HAYDEN White hopes to use his experience in “real football” with Carlisle United to help earn him a regular spot at Wanderers.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman explains missing out on Jordon Ibe

The Bolton News: Liverpool FC starlet Jordon Ibe looks forward to Langtree Park Euro clashes

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

MONEY was not the sole reason Wanderers missed out on signing Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe – who could line up against them for Derby County today.

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden will be allowed to return in his own time

The Bolton News: Stuart Holden

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

DOUGIE Freedman admits mistakes were made in Stuart Holden’s last bout of rehabilitation – but holds out hope he will work with the American midfielder again.

Travelling man Chris Herd hoping to make most of loan to Bolton Wanderers from Aston Villa

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

WANDERERS new boy Chris Herd is happy to be outside his comfort zone – in fact, he seems to thrive on it.

Freedman has to back up Bridge building with more of the same

The Bolton News:

7:10am Friday 26th September 2014

IF Dougie Freedman is to stand any chance of changing hearts and minds at Wanderers, he had better start close to home.

DAVID PYE: Gaelic football is like our football used to be... but how long can it last?

The Bolton News:

12:10pm Friday 26th September 2014

IN days when footballers are on weekly wages of £¼million and golfers are able to take home a whopping $7million for one tournament, it is easy to concede sport as a whole has lost its true values and soul.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Daisy Hill boss confident his record-breaking side will not suffer same fate as last season

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

DAISY Hill manager Craig Thomas believes his record-breaking side will not suffer the same collapse as last season.

Lonergan challenged to seize opportunity

The Bolton News: BACK: Andy Lonergan

7:10am Friday 26th September 2014

ANDY Lonergan has been urged to make the most of his shot at the number one spot.

Don't write us off, urges Wanderers defender Matt Mills

The Bolton News:

6:20am Friday 26th September 2014

MATT Mills refuses to dismiss Wanderers’ chances of having a good season after eight games – and has urged fans to follow suit.

Dougie calls for truce with Wanderers fans in plea for unity

The Bolton News: Dougie Freedman respects Wanderers proud FA Cup tradition

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has called for a ceasefire on the stands as he attempts to rebuild Wanderers’ stuttering season.

LISTEN: Talking Wanderers podcast - September 25, 2014

The Bolton News: Talking Wanderers podcast

4:59pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Our football writers discuss the latest Bolton Wanderers news in our weekly Talking Wanderers podcast.

Wanderers unveil 'military green' third shirt

The Bolton News:

4:19pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have unveiled a third shirt in "military green".

NEIL BONNAR: Battling bosses give feud for thought

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

MANUEL Pellegrini and Jose Mourinho follow in a long line of feuding managers.

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