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Established
1874 (147 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Macron Stadium
(28,723 Capacity)

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Location
Horwich, Bolton, England

Nicknames
The Trotters

League
English League 1

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smudgie: 15/Sep/21
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Upcoming Events
30 Oct 21 Portsmouth   -  Bolton
09 Nov 21 Rochdale   -  Bolton
12 Nov 21 Bolton   -  Crewe
20 Nov 21 Wycombe   -  Bolton
23 Nov 21 Bolton   -  Doncaster

Latest Results
23 Oct 21 Bolton  2 - 2  Gillingham
19 Oct 21 Plymouth  3 - 0  Bolton
16 Oct 21 Bolton  0 - 4  Wigan
09 Oct 21 Sheffield Weds  1 - 0  Bolton
05 Oct 21 Bolton  4 - 1  Liverpool U21

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Bolton Wanderers Football Club is a professional football club based in Horwich, Bolton, England, which competes in League Two, the fourth tier of English football.

Formed as Christ Church Football Club in 1874, it adopted its current name in 1877 and was a founder member of the Football League in 1888. Bolton have spent more seasons, 73, than any other club in the top flight without winning the title. They finished third in the First Division in 1891–92, 1920–21 and 1924–25. Bolton won the FA Cup three times in the 1920s, and again in 1958. The club spent a season in the Fourth Division in 1987–88, before regaining top-flight status in 1995 and qualifying for the UEFA Cup twice; reaching the last 32 in 2005–06 and the last 16 in 2007–08.

The club played at Burnden Park for 102 years from 1895. On 9 March 1946, thirty-three Bolton fans lost their lives in a human crush, the Burnden Park disaster. In 1997, Bolton moved to the Reebok Stadium. The stadium was renamed the Macron Stadium in 2014 and University of Bolton Stadium in 2018.

Beginning in 2015, Bolton had been in severe financial difficulties, and went into administration in May 2019. Facing possible EFL expulsion and probable extinction, the club was acquired by new owners on 28 August 2019.

Team Members
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Rob
Holding
#16


Luke
Brattan



Emile
Heskey



Liam
Feeney
#19


Tim
Ream



Andy
Lonergan
#22


Zach
Clough



Matthew
Mills



Alex
Baptiste
#27


Adam
Bogdan



Lee
Chung-Yong
#72


Tom
Eaves



Conor
Wilkinson




Prince
#2


Max
Clayton



Sanmi
Odelusi



Andy
Kellett



Wellington
Silva



Alex
Finney



Shola
Ameobi



Joshua
Vela
#10


Vincent
Candela



Jermaine
Beckford



Jay
Spearing



Kaiyne
Woolery
#11


Adam
Le #9


Dorian
Dervite



Derik
Osede



Darren
Pratley



Joe
Riley


= Contract years remaining

Stadium or Home

The Macron Stadium (formerly the Reebok Stadium) is the home stadium of English Football League Championship club Bolton Wanderers, and is located on the Middlebrook Retail Park, Horwich in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester.

From its opening in 1997 until 2014, the stadium was named the "Reebok Stadium", after long-term club sponsors Reebok. However, after Bolton Wanderers signed an initial four-year naming rights and kit deal with Italy's Macron sportswear company, the stadium name was changed to reflect the new deal.

A hotel forms part of the stadium's construction and some of the rooms offer views of the pitch. The hotel was operated by the De Vere Group until August 2013, when the club assumed ownership and renamed it the "Bolton Whites Hotel". The stadium is also the temporary location of Bolton Wanderers Free School.

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