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Premier League
How Romelu Lukaku made Marcos Alonso into a Who fan
08:01 Thursday 5th August 2021

In footballing terms, Marcos Alonso is hardly a spring chicken. Now on the wrong side of 30, it seems like he’s been in the Chelsea squad forever although senior statesmen among Blues faithful will know he made a name for himself with…

12 abandoned Football League grounds
17:30 Friday 31st January 2020

The UK’s football landscape changed markedly in recent decades and not just in cultural terms. The money, media hype and pampered players all turned the game into more of a television show than a sport but the most striking…

Can Hong Kong prosper at the East Asian Championship?
17:01 Friday 13th December 2019

News stations broadcast continued troubles in Hong Kong. Tempers flare over the prospect of the mainland government curtailing freedoms the island enjoyed for so long under British rule. The political struggle drains vibrancy from a city which…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL combined Rovers/Wanderers XI
17:00 Friday 27th September 2019

Welcome to the fourth and final instalment of EFL combined XIs from four sets of clubs who share the same name. If you need to catch up, the all-City XI can be found here, the all-United XI here and the all-Town XI here.  The concept is…

League One
Sorry, Premier League clubs shouldn't rescue poorly run small clubs
15:00 Saturday 31st August 2019

This week ended with awful news. League One club Bury were thrown out of the Football League, the first side to suffer this fate since Maidstone in 1992. Their expulsion raised a huge debate surrounding a number of issues in modern-day…

Bury, Bolton: Why big clubs should help smaller sides in need
19:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

Bury Football Club is gone; expelled from the Football League on Tuesday night. The 'enormous regret’ felt by EFL Executive Chair Debbie Jevans, did little to quell the anger and sadness of the club's supporters.…

League One
2019/20 League One preview
19:02 Thursday 1st August 2019

There was much drama in League One last season. Teams at both ends of the table could hardly be separated. Should we expect the same in 2019/20?   New sides Of this campaign's seven new League One teams, two are in dire straights.…

Stephen Ireland starts a new chapter with Bolton Wanderers
17:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

A new beginning arises for a familiar face we have known for many years. Stephen Ireland recently signed a one-year contract with Bolton Wanderers. So does this mean a fresh start? Or will his career repeat itself? We all know Ireland…

What can Erhun Oztumer bring to Bolton Wanderers?
12:00 Sunday 17th June 2018

Bolton Wanderers survived relegation from the Championship last season by the skin of their teeth. Now, focusing on their next campaign, signing new players is vital. One important face that has already arrived at the club is ex-Walsall midfielder…

Bolton Wanderers earn their first Championship win of the season
19:55 Tuesday 17th October 2017

The Championship has seen 12 games played so far and Bolton Wanderers have only just managed to bag their first win of the season. A 2-1 victory against Sheffield Wednesday has altered moods for the Trotters in a positive manner. The win will…

Premier League
Former Premier League teams struggling this season
10:00 Tuesday 3rd October 2017

If you look at the Championship this year you will notice the majority of clubs have appeared in the Premier League since its existence in 1992. What might surprise you is where some of those teams are currently. Three sides that occupy the…

What to expect from Bolton Wanderers in the Championship this season
15:00 Monday 3rd July 2017

We've witnessed teams throughout the years "yoyoing" between leagues. One team that has struggled at consistency within the Football League over the past 2 years is Bolton Wanderers. In 2015/16 Bolton Wanderers finished bottom of the Championship.…

League One
League One: Who will claim the last automatic promotion spot?
12:00 Saturday 29th April 2017

The Championship continues to grow. With the rich history and huge financial power, promotion for a League One club is massive nowadays. Football fans will be tuning in on Sunday to see this season's final game, where either Bolton Wanderers…

England National Team
Bolton Wanderers set for immediate return to the Championship
10:00 Monday 10th April 2017

2016 saw Bolton Wanderers fall to England's third tier of football following four consecutive seasons in the Skybet Championship. With many tipping them for success at the start of the season, they look to have fulfilled all expectations. The…

League One: Who is currently set to finish in the play-offs?
17:30 Friday 24th February 2017

With Sheffield United and Scunthorpe seemingly set to remain League One's most dominant teams, It's Round and It's White take a look at the remaining play-off pack to see who'll finish in the top six come the end of the season. Bolton WanderersPhil…