Posts Tagged "Bolton Wanderers"

Where Burnley are Going Right, And Bolton Are Going Wrong

By on Nov 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The contrast was stark, like a particularly uncompetitive episode of the BBC’s Bargain Hunt (you can tell I don’t have a proper day job), magnified a million times. Bolton Wanderers’ parent company Burnden Leisure Plc lost £35.4m, partly because they picked up manager Owen Coyle. Burnley Football Club made record profits of £14.4m, despite losing manager Owen Coyle....

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The Premier League Previews 2010/11 Part 6: Bolton Wanderers – Time To Turn Those Frowns Around?

The Premier League Previews 2010/11 Part 6: Bolton Wanderers – Time To Turn Those Frowns Around?

By on Aug 3, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It’s easy to fall into the trap of feeling as if every season is likely to be a struggle for Bolton Wanderers, but their recent Premier League history doesn’t really bear this out. After they returned to the Premier League in 2001 they struggled for a couple of seasons but, broadly speaking, they have had a decent record since then, managing four...

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Football’s Latest Pointless Rule: The 25-Man Squad List

Football’s Latest Pointless Rule: The 25-Man Squad List

By on Jul 31, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

Arsene Wenger is today being quoted as stating that the new Premier League rule reducing squad sizes to 25, as being “a disastrous decision for football and for the players”. When the rule was introduced, the rules stating that Premier League clubs had to have a “Squad List” of just 25, with eight of these being “Home Grown”, it was seen as a great thing for the...

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Match Of The Week: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bolton Wanderers

Match Of The Week: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bolton Wanderers

By on Feb 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Imagine a boot with a circle of stars on the sole of it stamping on a human face forever. This evening sees a new low in the status of the FA Cup and a new high in the ascendency of the Champions League over all other football competitions. UEFA has seen fit to spread the Champions League round of sixteen over two weeks this year, and this means a clash with the...

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