Freedman tips 'special' Sparky to ignite Whites

The Bolton News: Mark Davies

7:10am Friday 22nd August 2014

MANAGER Dougie Freedman believes Mark Davies can provide that missing spark when he returns to the Wanderers side this week.

Craig Davies is like a new player at Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: NO BREAKDOWN: Craig Davies

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WANDERERS defender Matt Mills is backing Craig Davies to continue his early-season scoring form at Brighton tomorrow.

Jay Spearing confident Whites wins will start flowing

The Bolton News: Jay Spearing

6:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

JAY Spearing shrugged off crisis talk at Wanderers, insisting “this isn’t a repeat of last season.”

Dougie battles to get fans onside at Wanderers

The Bolton News:

6:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

FULL-TIME whistle, jeers, repeat: Home has hardly been sweet for Dougie Freedman since the day he walked through the doors at Bolton Wanderers.

UPDATED: Wanderers close in on double deal for Liverpool and Crewe stars to ease their woes

The Bolton News:

9:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS aim to banish their early season blues by signing Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe on loan.

Wanderers starlet Jamie Thomas called up by Wales

The Bolton News:

6:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS starlet Jamie Thomas has been called up to the Wales Under-19s squad for their friendly double header against Montenegro next month.

Defender Kevin McNaughton doubtful for Bolton Wanderers' trip to Brighton and Hove Albion

The Bolton News: Kevin McNaughton

6:08pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANDERERS defender Kevin McNaughton is set to miss Saturday’s trip to Brighton with a minor hamstring problem.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 1 Middlesbrough 2

The Bolton News:

5:44pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Wanderers are searching for their first win of the season - can they find it against a Boro side still smarting from a weekend defeat to Leeds?

Freedman rues ref justice in home defeat to Middlesbrough

The Bolton News:

11:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman went into ref rage after seeing his side slip to a home defeat against Middlesbrough.

WANDERERS PLAYER RATINGS: Wanderers 1 Middlesbrough 2

The Bolton News: NO BREAKDOWN: Craig Davies

10:42pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WANDERERS 1 MIDDLESBROUGH 2

MATCH VERDICT: Bolton Wanderers 1 Middlesbrough 2

The Bolton News:

10:37pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE drums are back at Bolton Wanderers – but that wasn’t the only reason fans left the Macron Stadium nursing a giant headache.

What a Kike in the guts for Wanderers

The Bolton News:

10:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

MIDDLESBROUGH ended a 27-year wait for a win on Wanderers soil last night thanks to a late strike from Spanish star Kike.

Bogdan back in business after bad break

The Bolton News: Dougie Freedman's dilemma: Deal or no deal for Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan

7:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

ADAM Bogdan is back between the sticks for Wanderers and hoping his injury worries are now behind him.

Dougie Freedman would like to see Boro-type attacking spark at Wanderers

The Bolton News:

6:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has a recipe for success at Wanderers but acknowledges the need to find that vital missing ingredient in attack remains of paramount importance.

Wanderers Under-18s stand firm against Manchester United

The Bolton News:

7:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

COACH David Lee was proud of his new group of Wanderers under-18s after they opened the new campaign with a hard-earned goalless draw at Manchester United.

MARC ILES' BIG MATCH VERDICT: Bolton Wanderers 2 Nottingham Forest 2

The Bolton News:

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

AFTER their last two outings, a point against Forest was a significant step in the right direction for Wanderers – but a crucial ingredient is still missing from Dougie Freedman’s recipe.

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman is a long-time admirer of Nottingham Forest frontman Britt Assombalonga

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BRITT Assombalonga has got a name you won’t forget in a hurry – and Dougie Freedman still recalls the first time he spotted Forest’s £5.5million man.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman believes Craig Davies can play his part this season after impressive start

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman believes Craig Davies may only now be ready to shoulder a striking burden at Wanderers.

Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce happy with point against Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News: Stuart Pearce

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

STUART Pearce felt both sets of fans should have gone home happy after a “good advert for the Championship.”

Dougie Freedman sees improvement in his Bolton Wanderers side but admits there is still work to do

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

WANDERERS got off the mark against Forest but Dougie Freedman isn’t kidding himself that the hard work is over.

Joe Mason enjoys dream start to third spell at Bolton Wanderers and eyes more goals

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

JOE Mason wants to make a name for himself at Wanderers after getting off to a goalscoring start to his third spell at the club.

FAN'S VIEW by Alan Houghton: Wanderers 2-2 Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

1:48pm Sunday 17th August 2014

OPINIONS are deeply divided on our manager at present and the first two performances have only given fuel to the anti-Dougie Freedman brigade.

PLAYER RATINGS: Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: WANTED MAN Joe Mason is on Dougie Freedman’s summer hit list

1:38pm Sunday 17th August 2014

WANDERERS (4-4-2)

MATCHDAY LIVE: Bolton Wanderers 2 Nottingham Forest 2

The Bolton News:

8:03am Saturday 16th August 2014

After a poor start at Watford, Wanderers attempt to get back to winning ways against Nottingham Forest in the first league game at the re-christened Macron Stadium.

FULL TIME: Wanderers 2 Nottingham Forest 2

The Bolton News:

4:56pm Saturday 16th August 2014

JOE Mason scored just four minutes into his return but Wanderers twice let their lead slip to take a point against Forest.

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman has sympathy for Crystal Palace fans after Tony Pulis exit

The Bolton News:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

AS Tony Pulis quit his job on the eve of the new Premier League season, Dougie Freedman’s sympathy was reserved for the supporters of his former club Crystal Palace.

Adam Bogdan set to keep the keeper's gloves for Bolton Wanderers against Nottingham Forest

The Bolton News: Dougie Freedman's dilemma: Deal or no deal for Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper Adam Bogdan

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

ADAM Bogdan will give the captain’s armband back to Jay Spearing but will hang on to the goalkeeper’s gloves against Nottingham Forest today.

Cardiff City striker Joe Mason good to go with Bolton Wanderers for third loan spell

The Bolton News: Mason will be missed

6:50am Saturday 16th August 2014

NO sooner had Dougie Freedman returned home from last weekend’s mauling at Watford than his mood was improved considerably by a phone call from club secretary Simon Marland.

MARC ILES BIG MATCH VERDICT: Bolton Wanderers 3 Bury 2

The Bolton News:

7:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

FOR close to 97 minutes this result looked like a stick with which Dougie Freedman would be beaten for some time.

Bolton Wanderers grab Capital One Cup lifeline against Bury

The Bolton News:

6:50am Wednesday 13th August 2014

WANDERERS are in the hat for the second round of the Capital One Cup but only after being given a real scare by League Two Bury.

Freedman: Wanderers' cup win against Shakers was not lucky

The Bolton News:

12:35am Wednesday 13th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman insisted that luck played no part in his side’s narrow progression to the second round of the Captial One Cup at the expense of local rivals Bury.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Wanderers 3 v 2 Bury

The Bolton News:

5:30pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

It's the Capital One Cup first round and local rivals Wanderers and Bury meet at the Macron Stadium with Lancashire pride at stake. Follow match text commentary from the game.

Home-town boy Nicky Adams aims to help Bury upset Bolton Wanderers in Capital One Cup derby

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

BURY’S Bolton connection visit the Macron tonight with something of a point to prove.

Cardiff City striker Joe Mason back at Bolton Wanderers - but may be too late for Capital One Cup tie

The Bolton News: WANTED MAN Joe Mason is on Dougie Freedman’s summer hit list

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

JOE Mason is back at Wanderers after sealing a third loan switch yesterday and manager Dougie Freedman is delighted to have him on board again.

Bolton Wanderers confirm signing of Cardiff City striker Joe Mason on season-long loan deal

The Bolton News: WANTED MAN Joe Mason is on Dougie Freedman’s summer hit list

6:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers have confirmed Cardiff striker Joe Mason has re-signed for the club on a season-long loan deal.

Man charged with fraud for 'pretending to be former Bolton Wanderers player'

The Bolton News:

6:16pm Monday 11th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with committing credit card fraud while pretending to be a former Bolton Wanderers footballer.

Watford boss Beppe Sannino delighted with victory against Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

8:00am Monday 11th August 2014

WATFORD manager Beppe Sannino hailed the first-half display of his team that set up what turned out ot be a comprehensive victory against Wanderers.

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman calls for calm after defeat at Watford

The Bolton News: Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman appealed for calm among fans after suffering a nightmare opening day defeat at Watford.

Bolton Wanderers fail their Watford examination on opening day

The Bolton News:

7:00am Monday 11th August 2014

WANDERERS might have “done their homework” on Watford’s menacing strike duo Troy Deeney and Matej Vydra – but they certainly failed the exam.

MARC ILES' BIG MATCH VERDICT: Watford 3 Bolton Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

6:00am Monday 11th August 2014

JUST when Dougie Freedman thought it was safe to go back into the transfer market...

Wanderers land top striker target

The Bolton News: WANTED MAN Joe Mason is on Dougie Freedman’s summer hit list

3:49pm Sunday 10th August 2014

WANDERERS have clinched the signing of Cardiff City striker Joe Mason on loan until January.

PLAYER RATINGS: Watford 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

The Bolton News:

2:43pm Sunday 10th August 2014

WANDERERS (4-2-3-1)

FAN'S VIEW by Alan Houghton: Watford 3-0 Wanderers

The Bolton News:

2:02pm Sunday 10th August 2014

NEW Macron shirts on, a supply of Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls and a 200-mile trek down the motorway can only mean that football’s back, although it’s hardly been away this year with the World Cup.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Watford 3 Wanderers 0

1:40pm Saturday 9th August 2014

It's the opening day of the season and Wanderers kick-off their Championship campaign against Watford at Vicarage Road. Can they make a winning start? Find out with live match text commentary from 3pm.

FULL TIME: Watford 3 Wanderers 0

The Bolton News:

4:56pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WATFORD flexed their promotion muscles on the opening day at Vicarage Road, while Wanderers simply fluffed their lines.

Bolton Wanderers loan star Kevin McNaughton jumped at chance to go to Macron Stadium

The Bolton News:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

KEVIN McNaughton arrived back at Wanderers this summer with strict instructions from his wife to “cheer up!”

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman tips Wilfried Zaha to fight for his Manchester United future

The Bolton News: Watching brief: Wilfried Zaha has made just one appearance for Manchester United this season          SP79011

7:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

WILFRIED Zaha will not be pitching up at Wanderers any time soon – but Dougie Freedman believes there would be no shortage of takers should Manchester United decide to move him on.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman in no mood to sell South Korean ace Chung-Yong Lee

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

DOUGIE Freedman has warned it would take a “high price” if any club were to poach Chung-Yong Lee in this transfer window.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman says the players have the hunger

The Bolton News:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

CONSISTENCY is the key for Dougie Freedman as he prepares Wanderers for his second full season in charge.

Hot off the press: Local journalists assess their side's chances ahead of the Championship's big kick-off

The Bolton News:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

THE waiting is nearly over for the start of the Championship season.



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