Greenmount ace Mark Stewart tipped to continue until he gets record

The Bolton News: Mark Stewart has the chance to become the Bolton League's highest ever wicket taker

9:10am Friday 25th April 2014

THE chance to re-write the record books will keep Greenmount old stager Mark Stewart in the sport for at least another three years, says club chairman David Willets.

Bolton League and Bolton Association issue statement saying they are not going to merge

The Bolton News: The Bolton League and Bolton Association are going to remain separate leagues

8:10am Friday 25th April 2014

BOLTON’S two cricket leagues have no intention of merging.

Amir Khan aims to upstage Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas

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

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

AMIR Khan is vowing to steal the show from Floyd Mayweather when he fights as chief support to the American in Las Vegas on May 3.

MOTORBIKE RACING: Lee Costello and Malachi Mitchell-Thomas have tough season openers

The Bolton News: Lee Costello in action at Brands Hatch on the opening weekend of the new season. Picture and words by Paul Walker

10:08am Thursday 24th April 2014

BOLTON motorbike racer Lee Costello had a difficult start to the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Simon Wilcox predicts a Breight future

The Bolton News: Simon Wilcox believes Breightmet United could be capable of challenging for promotion next season

9:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BREIGHTMET United manager Simon Wilcox is planning to regroup in the summer with the aim of mounting a promotion challenge next season.

WARREN BARLOW'S INSIGHT INTO JUNIOR FOOTBALL: We need to help improve grass roots football

The Bolton News: Warren Barlow

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AS part of a two part series Bolton Bury and District Junior Football League chairman Warren Barlow talks about what needs to improve from the bottom levels of football.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE ROUND-UP by Bryan Waters: Farnworth Town clinch promotion

The Bolton News: Farnworth Town manager Jason Tyldesley is targeting a second successive assault on promotion next season

7:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FARNWORTH Town sealed promotion to Division One after a 2-1 win at Radcliffe Town.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Eagley hit by fixture pile-up and injuries

The Bolton News: Eagley goalkeeper John Kinsella pounces on the ball under pressure from Charnock Richard’s Carl Grimshaw

7:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BACKLOG of fixtures and a build-up of injuries are starting to take their toll on one of Bolton’s top amateur football teams.


The Bolton News: Bill Eaton

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BILL Eaton has hung up his pen and notebook this week but his tongue-and-cheek insight into life as a referee continues in his column ‘Tales from the Dark Side’.

Atherton 'flatcap' derby ends in goalless stalemate

5:54pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE fourth edition of The Flatcap Derby ended in disappointment as Atherton Colls and Atherton LR served up a 0-0 stalemate today.

BOLTON LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Farnworth topple Little Lever in big season opener

The Bolton News: Horwich began the season with a victory at Greenmount

10:25am Monday 21st April 2014

BOLTON League champions Little Lever failed to replicate their blistering start of last season as they went down to a 57-run defeat at Farnworth.

Will Andre Moritz prove an expensive luxury for Bolton Wanderers?

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

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

ANDRE Moritz arrived as “a present” to the Wanderers fans – but is the Samba star now heading for the returns desk, with his contract up in the summer?

Bolton Wanderers wait on Alan Hutton knee scan

The Bolton News: INJURY Alan Hutton

7:30am Monday 21st April 2014

ALAN Hutton will wait on the result of scans on a knee injury to assess whether he is fit enough to face Leicester City.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman warns fans not to expect big money bid to sign Lukas Jutkiewicz on permanent deal

The Bolton News: YOUNG LOVE On-loan striker Lukas Jutkiewicz picks up the BWFC Juniors player of the year award

7:00am Monday 21st April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has moved to temper fans’ expectations with regards to Wanderers’ chances of signing Lukas Jutkiewicz on a permanent deal.

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Jay Spearing out to be a Leicester City party pooper

The Bolton News: BALL WINNER Jay Spearing, left, tackles Charlton’s Johnnie Jackson

6:00am Monday 21st April 2014

JAY Spearing has no designs on being a perfect party host against Leicester City tomorrow.

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.

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.

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 - but 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

MONDAY VERDICT: Wanderers 1 Barnsley 0.

The Bolton News: In-form Jermaine Beckford

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

THE Work in Progress signs are back out at the Reebok, as Dougie Freedman dropped a king-sized hint at his vision for the future.

Hat-trick! Alex Baptiste concedes third penalty in three starts but Bolton Wanderers get lucky as Barnsley spurn penalty

The Bolton News: Test

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has refused to heap any further pressure on Alex Baptiste after his penalty blunder almost proved costly against Barnsley.


The Bolton News: Test

12:53pm Sunday 13th April 2014

By Alan Houghton

WANDERERS 1 BARNSLEY 0: Player ratings

The Bolton News: Jay Spearing

12:49pm Sunday 13th April 2014


THE WANDERER: Racing to be named the champion mascot

The Bolton News: JUMPING FOR GLORY Going claw-to-claw in a bid to to be the first past the winning post

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

LAST weekend was about the Grand National and the University boat race, while the London Marathon was big news yesterday.

FLASHBACK: Dawson strikes as Bolton Wanderers win three in a row

The Bolton News: OPENER Wanderers striker David Ngog fires in the first goal at Oakwell

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE last two meetings between Wanderers and Barnsley prior to this weekend have been decided in the Whites’ favour by loan signings and last season’s thrilling 3-2 triumph at Oakwell saw Craig Dawson as the hero.

NEIL BONNAR: A day in the life of a (very occasional) Bolton parkrun volunteer

The Bolton News: It was no token effort by our own Neil Bonnar when he was given a very important job at Bolton parkrun

3:06pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Bolton parkrun is one of the big success stories in local sport, providing a free, organised 5k run at Leverhulme Park every Saturday morning.

Dougie Freedman: Southampton loanee Andy Robinson will get his chance at Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Andy Robinson could be on his way to Wanderers

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

WANDERERS boss Dougie Freedman has promised fans they will get a chance to see Southampton loanee Andy Robinson in action before the end of the season.

Bolton Wanderers adopt 'no risk' strategy with injured midfielder Mark Davies

The Bolton News: Wanderers midfielder Mark Davies

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

DOUGIE Freedman will not take any risks in rushing Mark Davies back into action.

Barnsley boss Danny Wilson wary of in-form Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Barnsley boss Danny Wilson. Picture: Action Images

6:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

BARNSLEY boss Danny Wilson heads to the Reebok Stadium today confident his side can bounce back from their narrow midweek defeat to high-flying Burnley.

Cardiff City's loan star Joe Mason bids farewell to Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: ONE OF THE GANG Joe Mason celebrates after scoring against Watford with Neil Danns, left and Lukas Jutkiewicz

6:20am Saturday 12th April 2014

JOE Mason runs out in a Wanderers shirt for the final game of his second loan spell against Barnsley today with team-mates knowing he will leave a big hole when he leaves.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman aims to beat Barnsley with early onslaught

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

6:10am Saturday 12th April 2014

WANDERERS manager Dougie Freedman believes the mental approach of his players from the first whistle will be integral to getting victory against struggling Barnsley.

Bolton Wanderers legend John McGinlay backs USA star Stuart Holden to win his latest fitness battle

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

WANDERERS legend John McGinlay is backing Stuart Holden to bounce back from his latest injury setback.

SPORT DEVELOPMENT: Barry Leese schools youngsters in the value of sport

The Bolton News: Barry Leese has introduced thousands of youngsters to a wide variety of sports

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

In her series of articles on the commitment to sport of local people, Angela Kelly talks to teacher Barry Leese who has introduced hundreds of children to a massive variety of sports.

Leicester City loan man Neil Danns is aiming to be Bolton Wanderers' shooting star

The Bolton News: Wanderers loan midfielder Neil Danns

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

NEIL Danns was back in the scoring groove at Doncaster in midweek and hopes the visit of Barnsley tomorrow will be an omen for another goal.

Bolton Wanderers U18s upbeat as they wrap up home programme against Southampton

The Bolton News: David Lee

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

WANDERERS Under-18s coach David Lee hopes his young charges can end their home league season on a high against Southampton tomorrow.

Bolton Wanderers are finally shaping up, says manager Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

6:20am Thursday 10th April 2014

IT may have taken longer than he would have liked, but manager Dougie Freedman believes he has finally got Wanderers playing in the style he wants.

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