'We can avoid the unthinkable', says Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman ahead of Capital One Cup clash with Crewe Alexandra

Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman

Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman

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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.

After four winless games in the Championship, anything less than straightforward progression against a side rock-bottom of League One would provide more ammunition for the Scot’s escalating number of critics.

The extra-time win over local rivals Bury did little to assuage the doubters in the last round – and Freedman admits a convincing performance is long overdue.

“People talk about pressure but I’m not wired that way,” he told The Bolton News.

“I see this as another game, a chance to score some goals, get a clean sheet and go from there.

“I think the game could be very important because it gives me a chance to say to the players ‘get back out there and show people what we can do’.

“Some things have obviously got to improve for that to happen but we’ll be working hard to make sure that they do.”

Other than the first half of the opening game at Watford, Freedman has refused to criticise his side’s performance levels in what has widely been regarded as a dismal start to the Championship season.

His view is not necessarily shared on the terraces but the manager does not think morale will be a problem when the two sides meet at Gresty Road tonight.

“I don’t think confidence has been hit,” he said.

“I honestly don’t think we’ve been playing badly.

“It isn’t as if we’re sitting back and playing timid football.

“I see us hitting teams on the break and giving it a right good go.

“What I see right now is that one or two things are going against us, like losing a goalkeeper or the penalty against Middlesbrough, and that highlights the fact we’re not taking our chances.”

Wanderers will run a late check on Adam Bogdan to see if he is fit to play in goal after leaving Saturday’s defeat at Brighton with a gashed head and concussion. Andy Lonergan stands by as a replacement for the Hungarian but Freedman has no issue putting the former Leeds man back into the team.

“Andy is an experienced lad, he’s been there before, so it won’t be a problem for us if Adam doesn’t come through,” he said.

In better news on the injury front, Kevin McNaughton and Dean Moxey are pencilled in to return on Saturday at Leeds United.

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12:27pm Tue 26 Aug 14

MarkAllRead says...

“I honestly don’t think we’ve been playing badly"

This is why he needs to go. If he can't even see that there's a problem, how is he the right person to fix the problem?
“I honestly don’t think we’ve been playing badly" This is why he needs to go. If he can't even see that there's a problem, how is he the right person to fix the problem? MarkAllRead
  • Score: 112

12:34pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Mallorca Trotter says...

"“It isn’t as if we’re sitting back and playing timid football."

The possession stats from EVERY GAME don't match that statement though. I'd simply shut up talking to the media for a while Dougie & focus on winning football matches..
"“It isn’t as if we’re sitting back and playing timid football." The possession stats from EVERY GAME don't match that statement though. I'd simply shut up talking to the media for a while Dougie & focus on winning football matches.. Mallorca Trotter
  • Score: 124

12:35pm Tue 26 Aug 14

I, Ludicrous says...

As anyone else that traveled to Watford will doubtlessly attest, Dean Moxey being penciled in for a return on Saturday cannot be heralded as 'better news'.
As anyone else that traveled to Watford will doubtlessly attest, Dean Moxey being penciled in for a return on Saturday cannot be heralded as 'better news'. I, Ludicrous
  • Score: 94

1:13pm Tue 26 Aug 14

cliff4treasurer says...

We need Mark Davies back rapid,
We also need to sell Beckford to Crewe this afternoon.
Supporters (people who actually go the reebok. Macron) need to keep faith with the manager and the team or go and support The red scum they like deserters there.
The boo boys need to also go and support another team as you are an embarrassment to the rest of us not drunk supporters who can actualy see what's going on.
We need Mark Davies back rapid, We also need to sell Beckford to Crewe this afternoon. Supporters (people who actually go the reebok. Macron) need to keep faith with the manager and the team or go and support The red scum they like deserters there. The boo boys need to also go and support another team as you are an embarrassment to the rest of us not drunk supporters who can actualy see what's going on. cliff4treasurer
  • Score: -93

1:51pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Nat's lad says...

I won't go to the Macron/Reebok anymore. This is not because I am a 'deserter', I just don't appreciate it when successive managers insult my intelligence. This started with Megson and continues with Freedman. The tripe that they come out with is insulting in the extreme. They assume that all supporters, like the footballers they deal with, have one brain cell between them. For example, Freedman's claim that he develops younger players. Name one!
I won't go to the Macron/Reebok anymore. This is not because I am a 'deserter', I just don't appreciate it when successive managers insult my intelligence. This started with Megson and continues with Freedman. The tripe that they come out with is insulting in the extreme. They assume that all supporters, like the footballers they deal with, have one brain cell between them. For example, Freedman's claim that he develops younger players. Name one! Nat's lad
  • Score: 102

2:17pm Tue 26 Aug 14

swager123 says...

Freedman your talking out of your ar$e again fella !!
Freedman your talking out of your ar$e again fella !! swager123
  • Score: 95

2:40pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Djorkaeff's right peg says...

11 shots with 1 on target in both games at home to Middlesbrough and away to Brighton. This is the only consistency Bolton have produced so far this season. The team is unrecognisable in the sense that we have no stalwarts - just stop gaps and bit players.
11 shots with 1 on target in both games at home to Middlesbrough and away to Brighton. This is the only consistency Bolton have produced so far this season. The team is unrecognisable in the sense that we have no stalwarts - just stop gaps and bit players. Djorkaeff's right peg
  • Score: 105

2:42pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Walshaw white says...

Why do have to listen this same old drivel week in week out This is turning out to be one of the worse periods ever in the Wanderers history he broke so many unwanted records he is clueless.does he watch same matches as us !! He must go !!
Why do have to listen this same old drivel week in week out This is turning out to be one of the worse periods ever in the Wanderers history he broke so many unwanted records he is clueless.does he watch same matches as us !! He must go !! Walshaw white
  • Score: 101

3:35pm Tue 26 Aug 14

fairway broph says...

Our chairman seems determined to take us back to the to the bottom of english football .no ambition. No hope rip bwfc
Our chairman seems determined to take us back to the to the bottom of english football .no ambition. No hope rip bwfc fairway broph
  • Score: 103

4:22pm Tue 26 Aug 14

East cook says...

As evidenced at Brighton, certainly missing the midfield general qualities of M Davies and the leadership qualities of K Davies; his namesake C Davies has some nice touches but reminds me of a bull in a china shop the way he goes about his tireless contribution. Spearing for all his defensive qualities is to prone to the square ball to either full back; although his one attempt at a forward pass out of defence was intercepted and led to Brighton's winner. A bright spot : Hayden White at right back - good defensively, can pass the ball and looked dangerous when he got forward. Should be given more chances.
As evidenced at Brighton, certainly missing the midfield general qualities of M Davies and the leadership qualities of K Davies; his namesake C Davies has some nice touches but reminds me of a bull in a china shop the way he goes about his tireless contribution. Spearing for all his defensive qualities is to prone to the square ball to either full back; although his one attempt at a forward pass out of defence was intercepted and led to Brighton's winner. A bright spot : Hayden White at right back - good defensively, can pass the ball and looked dangerous when he got forward. Should be given more chances. East cook
  • Score: 71

4:22pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Say It As You See It says...

Has freedman been watching different games from me? To resolve a problem, first you have to admit there is a problem. Dougie you are the problem. Do the honourable thing and walk away. The only thing we are good value for at the moment is a goals galore accumalator
Has freedman been watching different games from me? To resolve a problem, first you have to admit there is a problem. Dougie you are the problem. Do the honourable thing and walk away. The only thing we are good value for at the moment is a goals galore accumalator Say It As You See It
  • Score: 91

4:29pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Paul Hindley says...

Freedman, you are living in cloud cuckoo land, without doubt our worst manager ever, if this was Megson now the fans would be pulling the stadium down.
Davies act now and don't let Gartslime appoint the next manager !!
Freedman, you are living in cloud cuckoo land, without doubt our worst manager ever, if this was Megson now the fans would be pulling the stadium down. Davies act now and don't let Gartslime appoint the next manager !! Paul Hindley
  • Score: 90

4:33pm Tue 26 Aug 14

mattaiuseire says...

So Dougie doesn't experience the feeling of pressue because he "isn't wired like that".

Lose this game tonight and we'll see.
So Dougie doesn't experience the feeling of pressue because he "isn't wired like that". Lose this game tonight and we'll see. mattaiuseire
  • Score: 68

4:52pm Tue 26 Aug 14

mick-t says...

Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE. mick-t
  • Score: -147

5:17pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Liamdog says...

mick-t wrote:
Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
What an absolute idiot, it's called freedom of speech! Do you think that's whats actually coming out of the club at the moment, freedom of speech, ? No just the utter nonesense. Spouted by DF and occasionally Gartside. Because I'm sure these players would love to play for a fresh manager who can actually motivate at team and it's supporters ! We have had nothing but embarrassment from Gartside witness his comments about the then struggling Portsmouth and his local radio numpties comments. We have had nothing but utter dross from DF . Glass half empty no realist who actually attend and who will still be there long after DF and his so called coaches ( what does Lenny Lawrence actually do) have cashed there redundancy checks in. What do I expect DF to say in interviews , well if he actually managed to win a few games perhaps how well we played would be nice! What I don't wanna hear is he wants to see one chance per game and we win 1- nil , mind you I'd settle for that right now! Football is about entertainment can't seem any flocking down on that basis.
[quote][p][bold]mick-t[/bold] wrote: Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.[/p][/quote]What an absolute idiot, it's called freedom of speech! Do you think that's whats actually coming out of the club at the moment, freedom of speech, ? No just the utter nonesense. Spouted by DF and occasionally Gartside. Because I'm sure these players would love to play for a fresh manager who can actually motivate at team and it's supporters ! We have had nothing but embarrassment from Gartside witness his comments about the then struggling Portsmouth and his local radio numpties comments. We have had nothing but utter dross from DF . Glass half empty no realist who actually attend and who will still be there long after DF and his so called coaches ( what does Lenny Lawrence actually do) have cashed there redundancy checks in. What do I expect DF to say in interviews , well if he actually managed to win a few games perhaps how well we played would be nice! What I don't wanna hear is he wants to see one chance per game and we win 1- nil , mind you I'd settle for that right now! Football is about entertainment can't seem any flocking down on that basis. Liamdog
  • Score: 108

5:42pm Tue 26 Aug 14

SupeRed09 says...

Nat's lad wrote:
I won't go to the Macron/Reebok anymore. This is not because I am a 'deserter', I just don't appreciate it when successive managers insult my intelligence. This started with Megson and continues with Freedman. The tripe that they come out with is insulting in the extreme. They assume that all supporters, like the footballers they deal with, have one brain cell between them. For example, Freedman's claim that he develops younger players. Name one!
A combination of Fat Phil's (Gartside) asset stripping over the past few years, and terrible managerial appointments have left the Wanderers a laughing stock. The man should have some pride and walk away now - and take the imcompetent moron Freedman with him!!
[quote][p][bold]Nat's lad[/bold] wrote: I won't go to the Macron/Reebok anymore. This is not because I am a 'deserter', I just don't appreciate it when successive managers insult my intelligence. This started with Megson and continues with Freedman. The tripe that they come out with is insulting in the extreme. They assume that all supporters, like the footballers they deal with, have one brain cell between them. For example, Freedman's claim that he develops younger players. Name one![/p][/quote]A combination of Fat Phil's (Gartside) asset stripping over the past few years, and terrible managerial appointments have left the Wanderers a laughing stock. The man should have some pride and walk away now - and take the imcompetent moron Freedman with him!! SupeRed09
  • Score: 78

5:56pm Tue 26 Aug 14

swager123 says...

mick-t wrote:
Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
I bet you sit in the family stand with a flask of hot Bovril and a chequered blanket wrapped round your legs ? FYI i've been watching BWFC for over 35yrs seeing them play in every division up and down this country pal !! i will comment on what i like about this clueless pathetic manager ok ! PS and i'm no idiot or moron just a Wanderers fan through and through !!!
[quote][p][bold]mick-t[/bold] wrote: Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.[/p][/quote]I bet you sit in the family stand with a flask of hot Bovril and a chequered blanket wrapped round your legs ? FYI i've been watching BWFC for over 35yrs seeing them play in every division up and down this country pal !! i will comment on what i like about this clueless pathetic manager ok ! PS and i'm no idiot or moron just a Wanderers fan through and through !!! swager123
  • Score: 69

6:02pm Tue 26 Aug 14

SupeRed09 says...

Apologies Nat's Lad my comment was intended as my views on the story - not as reply to comment!
Apologies Nat's Lad my comment was intended as my views on the story - not as reply to comment! SupeRed09
  • Score: 0

6:39pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Djorkaeff's right peg says...

swager123 wrote:
mick-t wrote:
Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
I bet you sit in the family stand with a flask of hot Bovril and a chequered blanket wrapped round your legs ? FYI i've been watching BWFC for over 35yrs seeing them play in every division up and down this country pal !! i will comment on what i like about this clueless pathetic manager ok ! PS and i'm no idiot or moron just a Wanderers fan through and through !!!
Lol pal, well said. Whites Army!
[quote][p][bold]swager123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mick-t[/bold] wrote: Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.[/p][/quote]I bet you sit in the family stand with a flask of hot Bovril and a chequered blanket wrapped round your legs ? FYI i've been watching BWFC for over 35yrs seeing them play in every division up and down this country pal !! i will comment on what i like about this clueless pathetic manager ok ! PS and i'm no idiot or moron just a Wanderers fan through and through !!![/p][/quote]Lol pal, well said. Whites Army! Djorkaeff's right peg
  • Score: 21

6:54pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Riggermortis says...

Morons eh, the truth clearly hurts, this guy must be happy to see his side dropping through the divisions. I promise you it is not pretty in the second division (old fourth), we can speak from experience mate. Free transfers are not the answer why can we not compete with any other championship sides in the transfer market open your eyes. We all still support our club but not the chairman or his yes man management team. Still waiting for the three promised signings with the available finances I do hope we have not been duped again.
Morons eh, the truth clearly hurts, this guy must be happy to see his side dropping through the divisions. I promise you it is not pretty in the second division (old fourth), we can speak from experience mate. Free transfers are not the answer why can we not compete with any other championship sides in the transfer market open your eyes. We all still support our club but not the chairman or his yes man management team. Still waiting for the three promised signings with the available finances I do hope we have not been duped again. Riggermortis
  • Score: 23

7:52pm Tue 26 Aug 14

glynmlewis says...

They should have fired him last season the team are obviously not playing for him.

I think they get rid sooner rather than later it may only be 4 games in but there is a pattern emerging already.

Everything about Bolton says premier league and this guy does not talk Bolton up enough i just get the feeling the players don't like him
They should have fired him last season the team are obviously not playing for him. I think they get rid sooner rather than later it may only be 4 games in but there is a pattern emerging already. Everything about Bolton says premier league and this guy does not talk Bolton up enough i just get the feeling the players don't like him glynmlewis
  • Score: 16

7:53pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Rememberscarborough says...

One nil down inside two minutes - time for the overpaid prima donnas to realise that there won't be any teams wanting to fund their lavish lifestyles if they take us down....
One nil down inside two minutes - time for the overpaid prima donnas to realise that there won't be any teams wanting to fund their lavish lifestyles if they take us down.... Rememberscarborough
  • Score: 5

7:53pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Townleys says...

Is he sure. Losing 1-0 after 2 mins. Freedman go back to Palace.
Is he sure. Losing 1-0 after 2 mins. Freedman go back to Palace. Townleys
  • Score: 5

7:56pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Allmylife says...

It's time to go Phil. A disgraceful management phase has taken us to no hopers. You make the appointments, you sign the cheques - do the decent thing go now and give Dougie a fighting chance. Mind you with his rudderless first half set up and Coyle esque half time team talks I would nominate that he joins you with "show us your medals" Lennie.

Same old same old. Same players same manager and same tactics - and we expect a different result - madness!!
It's time to go Phil. A disgraceful management phase has taken us to no hopers. You make the appointments, you sign the cheques - do the decent thing go now and give Dougie a fighting chance. Mind you with his rudderless first half set up and Coyle esque half time team talks I would nominate that he joins you with "show us your medals" Lennie. Same old same old. Same players same manager and same tactics - and we expect a different result - madness!! Allmylife
  • Score: 5

7:59pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Allmylife says...

Beckford!!

Couldn't finish his dinner never mind a chance at Crewe!!!!
Beckford!! Couldn't finish his dinner never mind a chance at Crewe!!!! Allmylife
  • Score: 4

8:10pm Tue 26 Aug 14

Townleys says...

MarkAllRead wrote:
“I honestly don’t think we’ve been playing badly"

This is why he needs to go. If he can't even see that there's a problem, how is he the right person to fix the problem?
Getting played off the park by Crewe tonight. Lucky we aint 3 down already. Things have gotta change in the morning.
[quote][p][bold]MarkAllRead[/bold] wrote: “I honestly don’t think we’ve been playing badly" This is why he needs to go. If he can't even see that there's a problem, how is he the right person to fix the problem?[/p][/quote]Getting played off the park by Crewe tonight. Lucky we aint 3 down already. Things have gotta change in the morning. Townleys
  • Score: 9

10:31am Wed 27 Aug 14

simsamsuk says...

mick-t wrote:
Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
utter tripe, been a fan for over 40 years home and away had a season ticket in the 4th division, i will comment about BWFC any time I want to,
What I wont accept is being treated as a fool by Freedman Gartside or anyone else at the club, the present football is dire it is awful boring one dimensional, we are a club going no where a rudderless ship the players look lost not sure where they are supposed to play, I don't believe we have a god given right to be in the premiership but I do believe as people who put hard earned money into the club week in week out we deserve to be treated with respect and told the truth about the plight of the club, and why we don't seem to have a penny left, coming down from the premiership with parachute payments is seen as an unfair advantage well what happened to our advantage Mr Gartside
[quote][p][bold]mick-t[/bold] wrote: Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.[/p][/quote]utter tripe, been a fan for over 40 years home and away had a season ticket in the 4th division, i will comment about BWFC any time I want to, What I wont accept is being treated as a fool by Freedman Gartside or anyone else at the club, the present football is dire it is awful boring one dimensional, we are a club going no where a rudderless ship the players look lost not sure where they are supposed to play, I don't believe we have a god given right to be in the premiership but I do believe as people who put hard earned money into the club week in week out we deserve to be treated with respect and told the truth about the plight of the club, and why we don't seem to have a penny left, coming down from the premiership with parachute payments is seen as an unfair advantage well what happened to our advantage Mr Gartside simsamsuk
  • Score: 3

3:21pm Wed 27 Aug 14

swager123 says...

simsamsuk wrote:
mick-t wrote:
Why are you allowing comments on football BN?
It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads!

Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS!

COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.
utter tripe, been a fan for over 40 years home and away had a season ticket in the 4th division, i will comment about BWFC any time I want to,
What I wont accept is being treated as a fool by Freedman Gartside or anyone else at the club, the present football is dire it is awful boring one dimensional, we are a club going no where a rudderless ship the players look lost not sure where they are supposed to play, I don't believe we have a god given right to be in the premiership but I do believe as people who put hard earned money into the club week in week out we deserve to be treated with respect and told the truth about the plight of the club, and why we don't seem to have a penny left, coming down from the premiership with parachute payments is seen as an unfair advantage well what happened to our advantage Mr Gartside
Well said Sir !
[quote][p][bold]simsamsuk[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mick-t[/bold] wrote: Why are you allowing comments on football BN? It's obvious all the fickle idiots will rear their ugly heads! Our darling of two seasons ago and the bulldog of midfield is now apparently cr@p! Attendance down massively now we aren't playing Premiership superstars, nothing to do with losing, or playing bad football (according to the no hopers) we did that in the prem! See what i mean about fickle? IDIOTS! COME ON MORONS WHAT DO YOU EXPECT DOUGIE TO SAY IN INTERVIEWS ALL THE NEGATIVE STUFF LIKE YOU FREAKS? ALL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE YOU LOOKING AT NEGATIVES CONSTANTLY OR LOOKING AT YOUR PINT GLASSES AND SEEING HALF EMPTY! OBVIOUSLY THE NEGATIVES ARE GONNA BE POINTED AT TO THE PLAYERS IN PRIVATE, WHAT FOOLS YOU ARE! USE WHAT BRAINS YOU DO HAVE.[/p][/quote]utter tripe, been a fan for over 40 years home and away had a season ticket in the 4th division, i will comment about BWFC any time I want to, What I wont accept is being treated as a fool by Freedman Gartside or anyone else at the club, the present football is dire it is awful boring one dimensional, we are a club going no where a rudderless ship the players look lost not sure where they are supposed to play, I don't believe we have a god given right to be in the premiership but I do believe as people who put hard earned money into the club week in week out we deserve to be treated with respect and told the truth about the plight of the club, and why we don't seem to have a penny left, coming down from the premiership with parachute payments is seen as an unfair advantage well what happened to our advantage Mr Gartside[/p][/quote]Well said Sir ! swager123
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4:35pm Wed 27 Aug 14

sequoiamews7 says...

Can anyone tell me, Has DF relocated from South London to Bolton??
Can anyone tell me, Has DF relocated from South London to Bolton?? sequoiamews7
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