Wanderers will be aiming to return to winning ways in League One when they host struggling Forest Green.

Ian Evatt’s men suffered a 2-1 defeat at promotion rivals Derby over the weekend despite Kieran Sadlier’s late goal.

The Whites still have a six-point cushion over seventh-place Peterborough after their game against Charlton was postponed due to a frozen pitch.

Team news

Wanderers are optimistic that a few minor injuries will clear up in time for tonight’s fixture at the University of Bolton Stadium.

The Whites are being cautious with Southampton loanee Dan Nlundulu, who has “a bit of fatigue in his hamstring”.

Will Aimson “jarred his hip” against the Rams and Northern Ireland international Conor Bradley picked up a knock on his foot.

Shola Shoretire made his Bolton debut at the weekend after joining on loan from Manchester United, playing the final half hour.

Opposition lowdown

Forest Green are currently bottom of the League One table as they aim to build on last season’s promotion from the fourth tier.

Ian Burchnall’s side enter the game on the back of a 2-1 defeat against relegation rivals MK Dons despite Myles Peart-Harris’ first-half strike.

They are now without a win in their last seven games in all competitions – four points from safety at this stage of the campaign.


Wanderers have only faced Forest Green three times in their history, with a record of one win and two defeats.

Evatt’s men suffered a 1-0 defeat when the sides met back in October, with Connor Wickham getting the decisive goal that day.

The Whites’ only win in the fixture came in March 2021, with Eoin Doyle scoring the winner at the New Lawn.

Predicted line-up

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