WELCOME back to The Buff – and the first one of Wanderers’ pre-season!

We look back at the opening friendly against Longridge Town and a nine-goal haul that has got everyone very excited, rightly or wrongly.

The club’s new home shirt was launched this week, so we ask whether it is alright or Barry Knight in the fashion stakes.

Ian Evatt announced there were “conversations” with other clubs about top stars like Dapo Afolayan and Ricardo Santos, so should Bolton supporters be nervous?

The B Team squad is padding out, so we examine a couple of their new recruits, and we discuss where Ian Evatt still needs to strengthen his first team squad… if at all!

Of course we read out our listener emails, because they are the best bit. And one raises the distinct possibility that Stephen Dobbie could one day become Bolton Wanderers manager.

Marc and Henry try to tackle a two-minute challenge, rather unsuccessfully, and we also tip our cap to The Beatles. No spoilers.

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