MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 2 v Bournemouth 2
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And that is all for today folks, a quick reminder that you can find the match report on the website by clicking the link here
He was certainly disappointed to have given away a two goal lead - especially at home, and also reiterated his desire to make full use of the loan market to bring in 'two or three more players'
And that concludes Freedmans press conference...
DF: "I will have to look to bring two or three players in from the loan market"
DF: "We are in a tough moment right now and we have to try and work with what we have got"
DF: "We need to be a little bit more stronger mentality when we do take the lead"
DF: "I understand their frustration" - The bolton fans
DF: "We seemed to stop and let it affect us" - First goal
DF: "The losing mentality is a scar from certain players"
DF: "Defensively we was not strong enough"
DF: "Disappointed with the result overall, when you go two goals up at home you should not be letting that go"
DF: "I picked a very attacking team for one reason and one reason only - to score some goals"
Dougie Freedman enters the press room
And that concludes the Bournemouth side of things, now for the one the whole press room is waiting for...
EH: "To progress to the next level we need to keep more clean sheets"
EH: "We are disappointed not to have taken all three points"
EH: "We dominated possession and had more chances"
EH: "We deserved to win"
Eddie Howe has entered the press room
But the main worry is the current crop, expect the answers in around ten minutes time upon the arrival of Freedman
Forgotten man Keith Andrews was absent from the Brighton squad and youngster Connor Wilkinson, on loan at Chester, had his game postponed
Tom Eaves led the line for 71 minutes as Shrewsbury fell 2-0 at the hands of Sheffield United
Tom Eaves led the line for 71 minutes as Shrewsbury fell 2-0 at the hands of Sheffield United
Craig Davies completed 83 minutes for Preston in their 2-1 victory away to Tranmere
Sordell started and played 73 minutes for Charlton in their 2-0 defeat to Birmingham
Lets have a quick look on the loan front as we await the managers arrival in the press room...
Read Marc Iles' match report here
So another winless game for Bolton and they can count themselves lucky to have come away with a single point
Stay tuned to find out what Freedman makes of the supporters chants towards him as we have all the coverage live from the post-match press conference coming up
Which is followed by astounding boos as the full-time whistle is blown
'Freedman out' rings around the Reebok, how much time does the Scot have left?
Macdonald is coming on to replace Grabban
The corner is cleared for a throw-in which ends up behind for a Bournemouth goalkick
Bolton are piling on the pressure here!
Chungy has a dangerous cross turned behind by Elphick
Reams delivers comes back out to him and his second attempt is blocked
Danns runs at Francis down the left hand side and wins Bolton another corner
There will be a minimum of four minutes added time
The corner was aimed at Mills who flicked the ball into the path of Jutkiewicz but he hooked the ball out of play for a goalkick
Jutkiewicz has his cross blocked and turned behind for a corner, Ream to take...
Danns cuts in from the left and attempts to curl the ball into the far corner but gets it all wrong and Camp fetches the ball for a goalkick
Slight improvement from the Whites since the introduction of Moritz and Danns, at least they can get out of their own half!
Baptiste shoots over as he connects with Medo's cross from the right
Spearing has an optimistic effort from 30-yards that rises over the crossbar
Danns replaces Eagles to the satisfaction of the Wanderers faithful
Jutkiewicz lashes a shot wide of goal from 20-yards
Bolton need to find something else here, I can't see them with standing another ten minutes of onslaught
Francis goes into the referee's book for bringing down Eagles as he attempted to launch a counter-attack
Been very impressed with Harte's delivery today, another dangerous corner that Medo was forced to head behind
Arter rockets a shot against Mills and behind for a corner
Bogdan stands strong to deny Rantie one-on-one
Looks like Freedman has reverted to 4-4-2 with Moritz and Jutkiewicz up top
Ream is the first man in the book for a late challenge on Ritchie
Bolton break out of their own half for only the second time this half and eagles cross the ball straight into the hands of Camp
Much needed substitution from Freedman, lets hope this sparks the WHites back into life after a dull last 30 minutes
Moritz is coming on for Trotter
Bournemouth very much on top now, bolton are struggling to stings a couple of consecutive passes together
Kermorgant flicked Francis' cross goalwards and Bogdan had superb reactions to turn it around the post
Kermorgant and Rantie came on for Pugh on Surman just before the corner was taken
Another brilliant corner from Harte and Francis got across his marker and scored a diving header through the legs of Bogdan at the near-post. All square
Francis scores for Bournemouth
Pugh hits the base of the post as he rose highest at the back-post to meet Harte's corner
But Gabban wins a corner as Mills slides in
I think I have just whitnessed the shortest long-throw of all time from O'kane, it barely reached the 18-yard box
Chungy gives away possession cheaply on the right channel attempting a fancy flick instead of a simple sideways pass to Eagles
Very much a defensive substitution by Freedman, maybe resting Davies ahead of the visit of Burnley on Tuesday
Medo replaces Davies
Pugh delivers a dangerous corner which narrowly evades the head of Elphick
Davies plays a one-two with Eagles and attempts to go around Camp in the Bournemouth goal but finds himself crowded out as he attempts to turn
And they nearly take full advantage of Ream's generosity as Arter fires inches past the post with Bogdan at full stretch
Ream slices a clearance out for an attacking throw-in for the visitors
14,336 is todays official attendance
Bolton clear and win a free-kick themselves in the same position
Pugh is fouled by Chungy 10-yards inside the Wanderers half, chance to send the big men up from the back
Eagles fires into the side netting again after bursting onto Knight's long ball
Bournemouth get the second-half underway
The referee brings the first-half to an end
Spearing makes the most of a foul on the edge of the area to waste a little time
There will be a minimum of three minutes added time
Freedman will be counting his lucky socks that his side retain their lead for half-time
Wanderers are on the back foot again, camped inside their own 18-yard box
Davies fires just wide for Bolton after a nicve interchange with Jutkiewicz
Arter was down in the build up. He went off the pitch on a stretcher but is now back on his feet and reutrning to the pitch
What a crazy few minutes, a wonderful piledriver from Grabban puts the visitors right back in the game
The Wanderers goal was made by Zat Knight, who plucked the ball out of the air before launching a 50-yard pin-point pass towards Jutkiewicz who controlled the ball with one foot before poking it past the helpless Camp with the other
Grabban scores for Bournemouth.
Jutkiewicz scores for Bolton!
Knight puts in superb sliding tackle on Grabban as he raced through on goal
Eagles' cross from deep lands straight into the hands of Camp
The visitors clear and counter but the ball runs all the way through to Bogdan
Chungy gets to the byline and wins a corner off Elphick
However in the reverse fixture the Poppies had 68% possession and still fell to a 2-0 defeat
Bolton are camped on the edge of their own penalty area and Bolton seem contempt to let them have the ball
Awful weather here as Jutkiewicz is back attending his defensive duties clearing an Arter corner
That goal is Chungy's first goal in over a year - his last was against Sunderland in the FA Cup January 2013
The corner is only half cleared to Davies on the edge of the box, he plays in Chungy and who smahses the ball across goal and into the top corner
Chungy scores for Bolton!
Harte turns Baptiste's cross behind for a corner
At the other end Baptiste lifts a shot over the crossbar following Eagles' cross
What a save by Bogdan!! Ritchie plays a round-the-corner pass which leaves Grabban one-on-one, but the 'keeper stood up long enough to get his right palm to the ball as the attacker attempted to round him
Trotter and Davies seem to have developed a good understanding in the middle, playing some short intricate passes thus far
Surman fluffed his chances from 10-yards as he found himself unmarked in the Wanderers penalty area following a Francis cross but he swung for the ball too early and it cannoned back off his standing leg
The wind is clearly having an affect on the ball when it's in the air, a couple of times it has stopped short
Francis pokes the ball away from Chungy as he awaitied Baptiste's cross at the back-post unmarked
Trotter and Davies link up well in the middle of the park, the latter picks out Eagles on the right and he arrows a shot towards the near post but hits the side netting only
Ream with a foul-throw in an attacking position down the left, what a waste of possession
Spearing slides the ball through to Trotter and he crosses low but it was just too much for the arriving cavalry
Trotter heads the ball as far as Arter and he thunders a half-volley inches past Bogdans upright
The dozens of Bournemouth fans are overshaddowing the few acting Wanderers faithful thus far
Bolton get the first-half underway
The players are lining up in the tunnel, not long until kick-off now
The club insist it is just a mistake, they used an old template from a Bristol City game they say. However Jimmy Phillips hasn't been in post since November 2012
It is *probably* a mistake or an old template - but my word, what a thing to put out!
Here's pictorial evidence of the team-sheet, with Dougie Freedman clearly labelled "acting manager"
Three points today would complete Wanderers' first double of the season. Goals from Ngog and Beckford completed a 2-0 victory in the reverse fixture
Word is spreading across the press box and has now reached the BWFC press office...
Someone has clearly gone out of thier way to have this printed above his name
Not sure what to read into this, could it mean a possible exit for the Scot?
Just had a great spot on the team sheet, Dougie Freedmans title has changed from 'Manager' to '(Acting) Manager'
It is also 10 months since Bogdan last kept a clean sheet at the Reebok
The last time Bolton won a home game with Bogdan in goal was April 2013 - a 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough
1:24pm Sat 8 Feb 14
whats df up to criag davies scoring loans him out beckford scores drops him moritz scores drops him ngog starts scoring sells him sordlell scoring for fun wont bring him back and give him a chance no wonder the fans are on his back if we lose today he needs to go and ruin another club donna and nick blackpool whites
2:07pm Sat 8 Feb 14
J J J J says
We. Have. Lost, unhappy with the team selection. It should have been - Lonergan, White, Wheater, Mills, Baptiste, Spearing, Trotter, Moritz, M.Davies, Eagles, Jutkiewicz.
2:12pm Sat 8 Feb 14
CeBe from Sweden says
So Lonergan has to paid the price for the defeat at Ipswich. Could be good or bad with Bogdan, after all he is very uneven as a goalkeeper.
2:12pm Sat 8 Feb 14
Bogdan in is a shocker...sounds like DF has lost it on the back of yesterday's quotes about Lonergan. Must win today and next Sat (think we can forget about Burnley) or he's out for me.
2:17pm Sat 8 Feb 14
CeBe from Sweden says
I´m so glad that Howes don´t play Rantie from the start; he´s so quick and fast and Wanderers defence are so stiff and slow in comparison
Genuinely surprised by that Bogdan decision given how vehemently Freedman was defending Lonergan yesterday.
Subs: Allsop, Pitman, Rantie, Kermorgant, Smith, Fraser, MacDonald
AFCB: Camp, Francis, Elphick, Cook, Harte, Pugh, Surman, Arter, O'Kane, Ritchie, Grabban
Eagles and Chung-Yong Lee also in the team. Danns, Pratley, Medo dropped.
Bogdan in goal today - one of four changes, including a debut for Liam Trotter.
Quite incredible... DF spent most of yesterday discussing how Lonergan was his number one keeper.
Subs: Lonergan, Danns, Pratley, Moritz, Medo, White, Hall
BWFC team to face Bournemouth: Bogdan, Baptiste, Mills, Knight, Ream, Spearing, M Davies, Eagles, Trotter, Lee, Jutkiewicz
A very happy birthday to the Burnden Aces website, by the way. They are nine today!
And Freedman has also quashed speculation that Adam Bogdan was about to take over from Andy Lonergan in goal by issuing the following challenge to his under pressure number one.
Dougie Freedman spoke frankly about the position Wanderers find themselves in - but asked for the fans' help today against Bournemouth.
First to the news this morning - Stuart Holden has been given assurances that he will get a new deal, provided all goes well with his rehab. But the American won't be rushed back into action.
Safe to say that weather could be a factor. Pitch in good condition, as ever, but the wind is something else.
Provided the Reebok hasn't actually blown away to another part of the UK by 3pm, looks like a big day for Dougie Freedman and Wanderers.
Good afternoon folks
Wanderers 2 Bournemouth 1
Wanderers were outside the top two divisions for the first time in their history and not having it all their own way as Jimmy Armfield attempted to rebuild the club with youth.
Bournemouth, then under the stewardship of John Bond, were riding high in Division Three but they came a cropper at Burnden Park thanks to two goals from one of the squad’s older heads, World Cup winner Roger Hunt - pictured playing against West Germany in the final.
Wanderers finished seventh that season before going up as champions 12 months later. Bournemouth missed out on promotion by three points.
Wanderers 2 Bournemouth 1
It had been a dreadful season on the pitch for John McGovern’s side, with financial problems escalating off it.
But the side were starting to show some signs of form when they welcomed Harry Redknapp’s Cherries to Burnden Park, sitting in 17th position in the table.
After Milton Graham had opened the scoring for the south coast side, Wayne Foster levelled the scores just before half time. Jeff Chandler then supplied the winning goal from the penalty spot in the second half.
FOOT IN BOTH CAMPS
Wanderers – 1981 (ish)
Bournemouth – 1983
The legendary Northern Irishman came within a whisker of signing for Wanderers, then plying their trade in Division Two but failed to agree personal terms and stayed in America, where he was playing for the San Jose Earthquakes.
After a spell in Hong Kong, Best was convinced to return to English football by Don Megson – father of Gary – who was then in charge of Third Division Bournemouth. Best played there until his retirement, aged 37, making five appearances.
Wanderers – 2012-present
Bournemouth – 2005
Mills was loaned out by Southampton for a spell at Bournemouth where he racked up three goals in 12 appearances under Sean O’Driscoll, including one on his farewell game against Bradford City.
He endured a difficult start to his Bolton career after signing from Leicester City for an undisclosed fee in the summer of 2012 but has experienced somewhat of a renaissance under Dougie Freedman this season.
Wanderers – 2013
Bournemouth – 2009-2011
Feeney became a surprise hit for Wanderers after arriving on loan in October last year but started only three games before being called back by his parent club.
Bournemouth had given the livewire winger his big break in the Football League, bringing him from non league Salisbury City. He made more than a century of league appearances for the Cherries.
ONE TO WATCH
The former Palace, Millwall and Rotherham striker has hit 12 goals this season and worked tirelessly since being asked to operate as a lone front man. He looked set to leave the club during the transfer window after Brighton triggered a £1.1m release clause in his contract. However, Bournemouth tempted him to stay by giving him an improved contract.
WANDERERS PRE-MATCH TEAM NEWS
Wanderers are still expected to be without Jermaine Beckford, pictured, but do welcome David Wheater back into the squad for the first time since the start of December.
Stuart Holden, Joe Riley and Marc Tierney remain sidelined.
BOURNEMOUTH PRE-MATCH TEAM NEWS
Eddie Howe lost his first-choice left-back Charlie Daniels with a thigh injury last week but was able to bring experience in ex-Leeds man Ian Harte, pictured, into his defence.
The Bournemouth boss has virtually a fully-fit squad to choose from, with winger Mohamed Coulibaly his only longer-term absentee (Achilles, calf and knee).
He also has two new signings to put into the equation, including ex-Charlton striker Yann Kermorgant and former Derby County full-back Adam Smith.
Likely line-up (4-1-4-1): Camp; Francis, Ward, Elphick, Harte; O’Kane; Pugh, Arter, Surman, Ritchie; Grabban.