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Bolton Wanderers vs Newcastle United Boxing Day match banter.

December 26th, 2011 | 21 Comments |

Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United.
Toon tackle the Trotters!
Good afternoon Geordies and welcome to our Boxing Day match banter for Newcastle United’s away trip to play the Trotters of Bolton.

Firstly, hope you all had a very happy Christmas and that you all got what you wanted from Santa!

Now getting on with the game, you can always check out our regular match preview for a more in-depth look forward. Here you can check up on all the latest team news, squads, stats and stuff like that. One thing I didn’t feature on that though, which I usually do, is what the managers have been saying in the run up to the game, so I’ll put that here!

Looking forward to the game, Alan Pardew said:

“Hopefully we will get a win at Bolton, although I’m sure Owen (Coyle, Bolton manager) has got other ideas about that. (more…)

Bolton v Newcastle – Match banter!

November 20th, 2010 | 281 Comments |

The Toon tackle The Trotters!
The Toon tackle The Trotters!
After a brief international break, it’s back to domestic action this weekend as Newcastle United head to The Reebok Stadium – the home of Bolton Wanderers.

I have a lot of time for Bolton to be honest, and most of that is born from one man, a former colleague, and his lad.

The chap in question is called Dave Bates and is an ex-colleague of mine from when I was working for Royal Mail. Both him and his lad held season tickets at Bolton, and they frequently travelled up for the games.

One Saturday, on the way back, they were involved in a motorway pile-up. Dave survived, but unfortunately his lad didn’t. The support that Bolton offered Dave was immense and included personal visits to is home from Bolton chairman, Phil Gartside among other things. The seat was also left empty as a mark of respect. (more…)