WITH the pre-season schedule just a week away and Ian Evatt’s squad back in training, Marc Iles and Henry Hewitt bring you a fresh take on all the Wanderers headlines from The Bolton News.

It has been an eventful seven days on the transfer front with the signing of striker Dan Nlundulu for a six-figure fee and the collapse of two big deals involving Bristol City’s Kane Wilson and St Mirren’s Keanu Baccus.

We go through all the minutiae and ask what could be next for the Whites in the market now that they have moved on.

We look at some of the ‘marginal gains’ that Wanderers are looking to make in pre-season to try an improve on last season’s fifth-placed finish.

Contracts are up for discussion after new deals for Gethin Jones and Kyle Dempsey and we hear from Icelandic striker Jon Dadi Bodvarsson as he looks to bounce back from an injury-plagued season to make a real difference in the promotion fight.

Also, there’s a catch up on last weekend’s charity game organised by the Bolton Wanderers Remembrance Group. Dare we dream of a team of Nicky Hunt’s?



This season we’ll be running a special Fantasy Football League for listeners of The Buff – and will be dishing out monthly prizes, plus recruiting some special guests to play against from the world of Wanderers.

If you’d like to join - and it is never too late - follow the link below, pick your team and enter the league code.


League Code: 90eb76

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