MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford pull off a five-star display in Shield

The Bolton News:

6:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

A convincing second-half display helped Hindsford to a comfortable 5-1 victory at home to Lytham Town in the first round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians setting the pace at the top of the league

The Bolton News:

6:24pm Monday 15th September 2014

OLD Boltonians are two points clear at the top of the Premier Division after beating old rivals Prestwich 3-0 at Chapeltown.

Atherton Colls maintain 100 per cent winning run

The Bolton News:

7:10am Monday 15th September 2014

ATHERTON Collieries maintained their 100 per cent record with a 3-0 away victory over Chadderton which kept them in second place in the North West Counties League Division One.

Radcliffe Boro out of FA Cup after seven-goal thriller

The Bolton News:

8:13pm Sunday 14th September 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough bowed out of the FA Cup despite an excellent performance against high-flying Skelmersdale United.

Log-on to vote and get behind Breightmet Wanderers

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BOLTON football team need your help to win a regional competition and get funding for a new dawn.

Dads get even with kids at Eagley

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PRE-SEASON at Eagley U10s is more competitive than most, and this year was no different.

WARREN BARLOW'S JUNIOR FOOTBALL SCENE: The new season has just got underway and it is all change

The Bolton News:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THIS is my first piece for the 2014/15 season and much has changed in the Bolton, Bury and District Football League.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Subs on the mark as Old Bolts march on

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A SUPER second-half performance by Old Boltonians earned them a 3-2 victory in the Premier Division top-of-the-table showdown at North Walkden.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Reds withdraw to cut league to 29

The Bolton News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

7:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE BSF Over-35s football season opened on Sunday with 29 teams playing in three Divisions. There were originally 30 teams, but Salford Reds withdrew from Division Two because the core of the team defected to a couple of local Division One sides, both of whom opened with 4-0 victories.

Simon Wilcox steps down as manager of Breightmet United

The Bolton News:

6:31pm Monday 8th September 2014

SIMON Wilcox has stepped down as manager of Breightmet United to conentrate on his committee work at the Moss Park club.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Turton fall to sucker punch

The Bolton News: Local youth football

6:35pm Monday 8th September 2014

NEIL Johnson is rueing five dropped points in the last two games which have prevented his Turton side from being two points clear at the top of Division One.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford's 100 per cent record becomes unstuck

The Bolton News: Local youth football

7:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

HINDSFORD surrendered their 100 per cent league record with a 1-1 draw away to AFC Monton in the Manchester Football League Premier Division.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Agony for Eagley as they let lead slip

The Bolton News:

7:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

EAGLEY manager Alex Harvie felt a 2-2 draw was an “unfair result” against Fleetwood Hesketh.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Blackrod and Horwich RMI share the spoils

The Bolton News:

7:23pm Monday 1st September 2014

BLACKROD Town had to settle for a share of the points in a tightly fought Division One encounter against Horwich RMI.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Bolts keep up 100 per cent record

The Bolton News:

7:22pm Monday 25th August 2014

OLD Boltonians maintained their 100 per cent winning record with a dramatic 2-1 victory at Horwich Victoria.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Ladybridge upset one of their rivals

The Bolton News:

7:19pm Monday 25th August 2014

Ladybridge 2 Haslingden St Marys 1

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman is not feeling the pressure despite Brighton defeat

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 25th August 2014

DEFIANT Dougie Freedman has played down the pressure placed on his own position after Wanderers’ poor start.

Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan a major doubt for Capital One tie against Crewe

The Bolton News:

6:30am Monday 25th August 2014

ADAM Bogdan is a major doubt for tomorrow night’s Captial One Cup game against Crewe after being knocked unconscious in the defeat at Brighton.

ALAN HOUGHTON'S FANS' VIEW: Whites are out of ideas and lacking leadership

The Bolton News:

8:06pm Sunday 24th August 2014

It was a 7.30am start in the gathering gloom at the Macron for the longest trip of the season.

Radcliffe Borough clinch thriller, Colls maintain winning run while Atherton LR lose

The Bolton News:

8:01pm Sunday 24th August 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough moved up to seventh place in the EvoStik Division One North after a thrilling 3-2 home win against Lancaster City.

BAY WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Sisson on mark again but Fulwood make it tough for Turton

The Bolton News:

6:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

TURTON were brought down to earth with a bump after their impressive start to the season when they lost 4-1 against recently relegated Premier side Fulwood Amateurs.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Rushton at the double as Old Bolts put down early marker in title bid

The Bolton News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

6:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

OLD Boltonians began their quest for an elusive Premier League title in style with a 4-0 victory over local rivals Little Lever.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Johnson hits six in clash of the Queens

The Bolton News:

6:52pm Monday 18th August 2014

SIX-SHOOTING Benson Johnson wreaked havoc as Queen Anne continued their storming start to the new Division One season with a 15-0 defeat of Queen Lizzy.

FBT MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford chasing fourth successive title

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

HINDSFORD got off to a winning start in their quest for a fourth successive Premier League title with a 3-1 victory over newly-promoted neighbours Atherton Town on Saturday.

THE WONDERER: Modern-day game is losing its soul

The Bolton News:

9:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

SO let me get this straight... Cardiff City were playing in red, away at Coventry City, who are playing in Northampton; yep, modern football is rubbish.

LAST TIME...Mills on target as Wanderers fightback against Nottingham Forest at the Reebok in January 2014

The Bolton News:

9:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Once Jermaine Beckford limped off with a hamstring problem 30 minutes in, leaving David Ngog as Wanderers’ only out-and-out front man, you wondered whether they really had the firepower to win this one outright.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman fires warning to Nottingham Forest's big-money front men

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of some famous Forest strikers won’t be an easy task for £5.5million record signing Britt Assombalonga – just ask Dougie Freedman.

All change at our local football clubs

The Bolton News: Local youth football

4:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE North West Counties Football League started last week and the swings and roundabouts were seen at the two Atherton clubs where LR’s Mick Clegg made the short trip to Alder Street to take over Collieries.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman hails Whites’ spirit as he switches focus to Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News:

7:10am Friday 15th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman insists his side are strong enough to cope with the mounting pressures of performing at home.

Nottingham Forest still fired by big money backers

The Bolton News:

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

“CASH is king” – a mantra repeated on countless occasions by Dougie Freedman in a frustrating 12 months in the transfer market.

Fit-again Bolton Wanderers midfielder Liam Trotter aims to make up for difficult season

The Bolton News:

6:50am Friday 15th August 2014

LIAM Trotter lifted the lid on his problems settling down at Wanderers – but pledged: “Now you’ll see the best of me.”

Bury cup tie exposed flaws that must be rectified, says Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

WANDERERS have played just 90 minutes of football at the re-christened Macron Stadium but Dougie Freedman already has some repair work on his hands.

Bolton Wanderers pip Premier League's Burnley in race to sign non-league starlet Kaiyne Woolery

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

WANDERERS have beaten Premier League Burnley to the punch by landing Tamworth striker Kaiyne Woolery.

Bolton Wanders defender David Wheater bids to keep starting place after League Cup exploits against Bury

The Bolton News:

6:50am Thursday 14th August 2014

FIT-AGAIN David Wheater hopes he has done enough to warrant a starting place for Wanderers against Nottingham Forest this weekend.

Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bodgan returns for League Cup duel with Bury

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

WANDERERS keeper Adam Bogdan is set for his first outing of the season in tonight’s Capital One Cup derby clash with Bury at the Macron Stadium.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Ex-Bury, Norwich City, Preston North End star helps Eagley to opening day win

The Bolton News:

3:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ALEX Harvie got his tenure in charge of Eagley off to a good start with a 3-0 victory against Thornton Cleveleys in the Premier Division.

Defeat a wake-up call for nervy Whites, says Bolton Wanderers defender Kevin McNaughton

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

KEVIN McNaughton hopes Saturday’s demoralising defeat at Watford proves to be a wake-up call for Wanderers.

THE WONDERER: The 10 commandments of opening weekend

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SO, the Football League is up and running – all we need now is the glory boys from the Premier League to join in and we’re cooking on gas.

LAST TIME... Hornets stung by Beckford's strike

The Bolton News:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

JERMAINE Beckford grabbed top billing once again with his fifth goal in six games at Watford as Wanderers extended their unbeaten run to eight games.

Bolton Wanderers' opening day opponents Watford are well placed to flee second tier nest

The Bolton News:

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

WATFORD’S transition from the edge of bankruptcy to a halfway house for European talent has not always been well-received in the Championship – but have the Hornets now found the right formula for success?

Timing right for Bolton Wanderers exit, says former Leicester City defender Cian Bolger

The Bolton News:

6:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

CIAN Bolger admits the time was right to leave Wanderers in search of football.

Paul Marriott back at Eagley as new management team appointed

The Bolton News: Paul Marriott will return to Eagley to manage the side again as a one-off

3:38pm Saturday 28th June 2014

EAGLEY Football Club have appointed a new management team ahead of the new season.

MARC ILES' WORLD CUP SIDESHOW: Waving fans are a big TV turn-of

The Bolton News: MARC ILES' WORLD CUP SIDESHOW: Waving fans are a big TV turn-of

8:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

I REMEMBER the thrill of being caught on the CCTV camera outside Dixons or Rumbelows when I was a kid and wondering if that was as close as I would come to being a screen star.

Bad World Cup show will not improve Bolton Wanderers' hopes of cashing in on Chung-Yong Lee

The Bolton News: NOT IMPRESSED Chung-Yong Lee’s qualities seem more suited to the Premier League than the Championship

7:30am Saturday 28th June 2014

THE World Cup was meant to be a stage for Chung-Yong Lee to showcase his footballing skills; how sad that he fluffed his lines.


The Bolton News: TOUGH GUY Stig Tofting

7:20am Saturday 28th June 2014

FORMER Wanderer Stig Tofting had his fair share of World Cup experience when he twice sampled the greatest football show on earth with Denmark.

Former Crystal Palace defender Jonathan Parr-fect for Bolton Wanderers, says boss Dougie Freedman

The Bolton News: PARR FOR THE COURSE The Bolton boss hopes to get Jonathan Parr on a free

7:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

DOUGIE Freedman wants Norway international Jonathan Parr to solve his left-back crisis.


The Bolton News: Denmark's Per Frandsen

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

PER Frandsen was part of the Denmark squad that marched to the quarter-finals of the 1998 World Cup in France.

MARC ILES' WORLD CUP SIDESHOW: Anything goes in hair-raising stakes

The Bolton News: OLD STYLE Bobby Charlton

7:30am Friday 27th June 2014

THE World Cup has a rich tradition of weird and wonderful haircuts and I’m glad to see this year’s tournament isn’t letting anyone down on the bizarre front.

Bolton Wanderers left-back Marc Tierney to miss start of season after operation setback

The Bolton News: DELAYED RETURN Marc Tierney is set to miss the start of the new season. Inset, the challenge on Yeovil’s Shane Duffy in which Tierney broke his leg in September last year

7:00am Friday 27th June 2014

PROBLEMS are mounting up for Dougie Freedman just two weeks before Wanderers’ pre-season schedule gets underway.

Footballers' 9 worst on-pitch meltdowns

The Bolton News: England v Uruguay - tonight's winner revealed

6:14pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

With Uruguay striker and Italian-shoulder enthusiast Luis Suarez receiving worldwide condemnation for his “gnash and grab” job on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, we decided to look at some of the best on-pitch meltdowns from players of the so-called beautiful game...

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