35 Facts About Bolton Wanderers

1. Bolton Wanderers made a good start to the game with Josh Magennis forcing a brilliant, reflex save from Kiko Casilla with a powerful point-blank header, and he volleyed just wide in an open first half.

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2. Bolton Wanderers paid off the debt by the deadline and avoided such punishment.

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3. Bolton Wanderers are 23rd in the Championship, three points from safety with only one win from their last 17 league games.

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4. Bolton Wanderers initially signed Doidge on loan in the summer with an agreement to buy him on a permanent basis this month.

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5. Bolton Wanderers have lost just one of their last 13 home matches against West Bromwich in all competitions.

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6. Bolton Wanderers currently play in The Championship, the second tier of English football.

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7. Bolton Wanderers offered a greater attacking threat in the second half, Jason Lowe working visiting goalkeeper Sam Johnstone with a close-range effort, but were caught out at the back when Dwight Gayle's clever dummy set Field in the clear.

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8. Bolton Wanderers swing a cross into the box which is headed downwards and on target by Josh Magennis, but Frank Fielding holds on.

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9. In 1953, Bolton Wanderers played in one of the most famous FA Cup finals of all time—The Stanley Matthews Final of 1953.

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10. From 1935 to 1964, Bolton Wanderers enjoyed an uninterrupted stay in the top flight—regarded by fans as a golden era—spearheaded in the 1950s by Nat Lofthouse.

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11. Bolton Wanderers is home to one of the oldest libraries in the country.

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12. Bolton Wanderers used some of this money to bring in defender Tim Ream from the New York Red Bulls and forward Marvin Sordell from Watford, as well as the loan of Japanese midfielder Ryo Miyaichi from Arsenal for the rest of the season.

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13. Bolton Wanderers reached the League Cup final in 2004, but lost to Middlesbrough.

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14. Bolton Wanderers reached the Premiership in 1995 under the management of Rioch, thanks to a victory over Reading in the Division One playoff final.

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15. In 1953, Bolton Wanderers played in one of the most famous FA Cup finals of all time—The Stanley Matthews Final of 1953.

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16. From 1935 to 1964, Bolton Wanderers enjoyed an uninterrupted stay in the top flight—regarded by fans as a golden era—spearheaded in the 1950s by Nat Lofthouse.

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17. Bolton Wanderers started the second half on the front foot with the impressive Joe Williams chipping an angled shot onto the roof of Butland's net.

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18. Bolton Wanderers led when Ameobi's low shot beat Millers keeper Marek Rodak but the visitors equalised soon after when Vaulks headed home from Joe Newell's free-kick.

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19. Bolton Wanderers fans maintain a mutual dislike with the fans of Tranmere Rovers, Burnley, and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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20. At this time, Bolton Wanderers were in a dire position financially and were struggling in the Football League Third Division, so there was a low demand for tickets and the loss of part of the ground gave the Bolton directors good value for money.

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21. At the last minute Bolton Wanderers came to an agreement to pay off the debt, avoiding administration and a points deduction.

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22. Bolton Wanderers secured promotion to the second tier for the first time since 1983.

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23. Bolton Wanderers were one of the 12 founder members of the Football League, which formed in 1888.

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24. In 1997, Bolton Wanderers moved to the Reebok Stadium, renamed the Macron Stadium in 2014, and now known as the University of Bolton Stadium.

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25. On 9 March 1946, 33 Bolton Wanderers fans lost their lives in the Burnden Park disaster when a human crush occurred.

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26. Bolton Wanderers won three FA Cups in the 1920s, and a fourth in 1958.

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27. Bolton Wanderers have failed to progress in only two of the eight FA Cup ties with the Reds.

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28. Bolton Wanderers gave themselves a lifeline on 63 minutes when Ameobi stabbed the ball home from close range after he latched onto Andrew Taylor's hooked cross.

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29. Bolton Wanderers made a loud penalty appeal shortly after the restart when Doidge's header appeared to come off the arm of Zimmerman.

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30. At the other end, Bolton Wanderers were looking to open the scoring and Pawel Olkowski wasn't too wide with a left footed curler from Ameobi's pass.

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31. Bolton Wanderers was formed in 1874 as Christ Church FC, with the vicar as club president.

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32. World War II saw most of the Bolton Wanderers' playing staff see action on the front, a rare occurrence within elite football, as top sides' players were generally assigned to physical training assignments, away from enemy fire.

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33. Bolton Wanderers was founded by the Reverend Thomas Ogden, the schoolmaster at Christ Church in 1874 as Christ Church FC.

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34. Bolton Wanderers are in dismal form as they prepare for a crunch match away at Millwall this weekend.

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35. Bolton Wanderers had a long-established partnership with sporting goods firm Reebok, which was formed in the town.

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