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Why I Love Football
Why players must be fully medically screened
13:30 Monday 12th June 2017

The tragic news that former Newcastle United attacker Cheick Tiote passed away after collapsing in a training session in China has been a shock to all. The Ivorian was just 30-years-old and was taken to hospital in China where he had been playing…

Bolton Wanderers 2012/13 Season Preview
15:29 Wednesday 15th August 2012
By Rob

To say 2011/12 was a tough season for Bolton Wanderers fans is a massive understatement, as setback after setback culminated in The Trotters' inevitable relegation from the Premier League. Things can only get better this time around, with Bolton…

Bolton's Day Of Premier League Destiny Awaits
02:03 Friday 11th May 2012
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers go into this weekend's final game of the Premier League season knowing that if they don't beat Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium, then they will be relegated from the division for the first time in over a decade. Even if…

Football's More Than Just a Game
18:38 Monday 7th May 2012

When all is said and done, football is a game. It's a sport played by people simply because it's enjoyable and fun. However, sometimes those who follow the sport religiously are guilty of taking it too seriously and forgetting what it is about…

Bolton's Injury Woes Mount Ahead Of Relegation Clash
18:57 Tuesday 24th April 2012
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers' injury crisis took a turn for the worse this week in the build-up to their vital relegation scrap at Aston Villa.Bolton have suffered a string of injuries to key players throughout the season, none more painfully felt than…

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 0-3 Fulham (Bolton Fan's Perspective)
14:09 Sunday 8th April 2012
By Rob

Bolton's three match Premier League winning streak came to an abrupt end with a 3-0 hammering by Fulham at the Reebok Stadium.Two first-half goals by the free scoring American striker Clint Dempsey put Bolton to the sword early. But the home…

Match Report: New York Red Bulls 4-1 Colorado Rapids
10:15 Tuesday 27th March 2012

90 minutes is all it takes for a perspective on a team to spin on its head. Prior to kick off on Sunday the Red Bulls were reeling following losses and lacklustre displays in their opening two games of the season in which they scored 1 and…

Match Report: Birmingham City 1-1 Cardiff City
00:09 Monday 26th March 2012

Birmingham City moved back into a play-off place after a closely contested 1-1 draw against Cardiff City at St. Andrew's on Sunday.All the significant action came in the second half where Cardiff's Mark Hudson cancelled out Erik Huseklepp's…

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Blackburn Rovers (Bolton Fan's Perspective)
20:50 Sunday 25th March 2012
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers climbed out of the relegation zone with a vital 2-1 victory over Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers at an emotional, and unusually packed-out, Reebok Stadium.The clash between the two relegation battlers was overshadowed by…

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Blackburn Rovers (Rovers Fan's Perspective)
19:08 Sunday 25th March 2012

Bolton Wanderers secured all three points in what was an emotional day at the Reebok Stadium. David Wheater scored two first half headers as the Trotters played their first game since Fabrice Muamba collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest…

Bolton Back In Action Against Local Rivals
19:52 Friday 23rd March 2012
By Rob

In the aftermath of a week that ranks amongst the toughest in Bolton Wanderers' recent history, the team to return to action with a Premier League clash at home to Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers on Saturday (March 24).One week on from Fabrice…

Match Report: West Ham 1-1 Middlesbrough (Boro Fan's Perspective)
20:43 Thursday 22nd March 2012

A late equaliser from Nigerian substitute Bart Ogbeche salvaged a point for Middlesbrough at Upton Park to keep their play-off hopes alive.Boro made two changes to the side that lost at Birmingham at the weekend, with Richard Smallwood and…

Muamba Shows Positive Signs Of Recovery
21:47 Tuesday 20th March 2012
By Rob

After a weekend that shocked the footballing community into a rare show of togetherness, the good news for everyone involved with football and, most importantly, Fabrice Muamba and his family is that the Bolton Wanderers midfielder is showing…

Are Footballers Too Fit?
17:03 Tuesday 20th March 2012

Like the thousands at White Hart Lane and the millions around the world watching the FA Cup game between Tottenham and Bolton, I was stunned by the events that unfolded as Fabrice Muamba suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch and was rushed…

Match Report: Cardiff City 0-0 Burnley (Cardiff Fan's Perspective)
13:57 Tuesday 20th March 2012

Who is the greatest footballer of all time? Who would win in a fight between Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson? Will the new Batman film be as good as the last one? These are the questions I had plenty of time to ponder as Cardiff and Burnley found…