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ESPN FC News 22 May 21:55

England name Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane captain for World Cup

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner examines England's strike force and wonders if they'll have what it takes to lead the Three Lions to glory at the World Cup. After the excitement of England's World Cup squad announcement, the Exploding Heads are here to break the bad news to those who didn't make the cut. England have named striker Harry Kane as their captain heading into the World Cup in Russia this summer. Kane, 24, the two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner, is the vice captain to Hugo Lloris at Tottenham and has occasionally worn the armband since Wayne Rooney retired from international competition in 2017. England manager Gareth Southgate made the announcement in a live video on Twitter on Tuesday morning. "Last night, we told the rest of the players that we've named Harry as captain for...

ESPN FC News 22 May 21:53

Troisi embraces competition for spots

James Troisi speaks from Socceroos camp in Turkey.

ESPN FC News 22 May 21:24

Zlatan introduces himself, Salah's lookalike, Ronaldo statue redemption in best of Toe Poke

Relive 10 of the best stories that amused and amazed in this season of football around the world. It's that time of year again when we here at Toe Poke pause a moment to take stock of the season just gone -- the thrills, the spills, the truly, truly dreadful penalty kicks (stay tuned!). Here are our various winners and indeed losers from 2017-18 ... Redemption of the season November brought with it redemption for one of the biggest laughing stocks of last season, as Portuguese artist Jose Antonio Navarro Arteaga was handed an artistic reprieve. Arteaga is of course the man who made a hash...

ESPN FC News 22 May 21:03

West Ham appoint Manuel Pellegrini as manager to replace David Moyes

Manuel Pellegrini has signed a three-year contract to become West Ham United's manager. The former Real Madrid and Manchester City boss

ESPN FC News 22 May 12:59

Transfer Talk: Tottenham optimistic over Martial move, Lewandowski to Chelsea?

The transfer window is open, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow live with our daily blog throughout the

Bolton Wanderers – teamtalk.com 15 May 16:06

Former Villa and Bolton player Jlloyd Samuel tragically killed

Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender Jlloyd Samuel died in a car crash this morning, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association has announced.

Samuel, aged 37, represented England at under-21 level before going on to play for Trinidad and Tobago’s senior team.

A statement on the TTFA’s Facebook page read: “The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association and his former national team-mates at this time extends deepest condolences to his family members both in the UK and here in Trinidad and Tobago.”

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Bolton Wanderers F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 7 May 16:29

Mark Little gives Bolton fan his coat but leaves wedding ring inside

Bolton defender Little almost paid a high price for his generosity after his side's final-day win against Nottingham Forest. The Championship club escaped relegation with a dramatic 3-2 win.

Bolton Wanderers – teamtalk.com 6 May 15:31

Cardiff promoted to Premier League as Barnsley, Burton are relegated

Cardiff City will be playing Premier League football next season after Fulham lost at Birmingham and the Bluebirds drew with Reading on Sunday.

The Welsh side were forced to settle for a goalless home draw against struggling Reading – but Fulham’s 3-1 loss at Birmingham meant Neil Warnock’s men could celebrate a return to the top flight after a three-year exile.

Birmingham, who went into their game at St Andrew’s still under the threat of relegation, took control with first-half goals from Lukas Jutkiewicz (15) and Harlee Dean (43).

Tom Cairney gave the Cottagers hope with six minutes remaining but Che Adams’ 89th-minute goal means they must settle for the play-offs.

Barnsley’s 4-1 loss at Derby ended their brief stay in the Championship.

Cameron Jerome opened the scoring for the home side with a powerful left-foot shot in the 14th minute, then set up Matej Vydra for the Rams’ second goal 10 minutes into the second half.

Substitute Vydra then set up David Nugent for Derby’s third midway through the second half. Tom Lawrence made it 4-0 in the 71st, before George Moncur’s reply 10 minutes from time. The win secured the Rams’ place in the play-offs.

Burton lost 2-1 at Preston, with Louis Moult’s goal in added time ending their survival hopes. Callum Robinson gave Preston the lead with a close-range header, before the hosts had Billy Bodin dismissed for two yellow cards – one a handball which saw a goal ruled out, then a dive in the penalty area. Hope Akpan curled in Burton’s equaliser in the 63rd minute.

Bolton produced an impressive late finish to escape the clutches of League One as a result of a 3-2 win over Nottingham Forest.

Adam Le Fondre volleyed Wanderers in front midway through the second half but Ben Osborn (70) and Jack Colback (79) turned things around and had Bolton staring relegation in the face.

However, goals from David Wheater (87) and Aaron Wilbraham (88) – who had earlier hit the post – kept the hosts up, sparking joyous scenes at the Macron Stadium.

Play-off hopefuls Middlesbrough drew 2-2 at Ipswich. Freddie Sears (eight) and Martyn Waghorn’s 83rd-minute penalty had the hosts ahead twice but Stewart Downing (71) and Patrick Bamford (90) earned the visitors a draw.

The other top six team, Aston Villa, lost 1-0 at Millwall. Shaun Williams got the decisive goal from the penalty spot in the 30th minute, before Lee Gregory missed another spot-kick for the Lions late on.

Elsewhere, bottom club Sunderland stunned champions Wolves 3-0, in front of prospective new owner Stewart Donald.

On-loan duo Ovie Ejaria (19) and Ashley Fletcher (45) had the hosts 2-0 ahead before Paddy McNair got Sunderland’s third midway through the second half.

Atdhe Nuhiu (14, 60 and 90) scored a hat-trick in Sheffield Wednesday’s 5-1 drubbing of Norwich at Hillsborough. Fernando Forestieri (30) and Frederico Venancio (58) also netted, with Timm Klose (83) replying for Norwich.

Wednesday’s city rivals United were also final-day winners, 3-2 at Bristol City.

Leon Clarke opened the scoring in the eighth minute with his 19th league goal of the season, before Billy Sharp (29) and Kieran Freeman (34) made it 3-0. City rallied with goals from Aden Flint (60) and Joe Bryan (75) – but there was to be no leveller.

Leeds beat QPR 2-0 with goals from Kemar Roofe (30) and Kalvin Phillips (47), while Brentford and Hull drew 1-1 at Griffin Park.

Sergi Canos headed the hosts into a 12th-minute lead before Jarrod Bowen levelled in first-half added time. Harry Wilson had the chance to win it for the Tigers in the second half after Luke Daniels fouled Fraizer Campbell – but the goalkeeper redeemed himself with an excellent stop to keep out Wilson’s penalty.

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Bolton Wanderers F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 6 May 15:30

Bolton 3-2 Nottingham Forest: Aaron Wilbraham keeps hosts in Championship

Bolton Wanderers seemed to be heading down after a quick-fire set of goals from Nottingham Forest, but reacted well and struck twice late on to secure a place in the second-tier.

Bolton Wanderers F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 6 May 12:02

Cardiff vs Reading, Birmingham vs Fulham - Championship LIVE scores

It is the final day in the Championship season - and there is just about everything still to play for from Premier League promotion to the battle against relegation. Follow live here.

Bolton Wanderers F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 30 Apr 18:50

The EFL may SCRAP match programmes after a 'decline in sales' and 'rise of social media'

The EFL are set to have talks with a number of Football League clubs in the summer over the choice to produce matchday programmes from the beginning of next season.

Bolton Wanderers F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 28 Apr 18:07

Burton Albion 2-0 Bolton: Hope Akpan and Lucas Akins score as Brewers boost their survival chances

LAURIE WHITWELL AT THE PIRELLI STADIUM: Burton Albion boosted their survival hopes and pushed Bolton closer to League One with a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Akpan and Akins.

Bolton Wanderers – teamtalk.com 26 Apr 14:22

A tribute to Jay-Jay Okocha and that brilliant Bolton team ? PF

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Bolton Wanderers – teamtalk.com 18 Apr 12:34

Wolves, Fulham dominate PFA Championship Team of the Year

Wolves and Fulham dominate the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Championship Team of the Year.

Leaders Wolves, who have already secured promotion to the Premier League, and third-placed Fulham both boast three players each.

Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, centre-back Willy Bolly and midfielder Ruben Neves are among the XI, alongside Fulham’s 17-year-old left-back Ryan Sessegnon, right-back Ryan Fredericks and midfielder Tom Cairney.

The rest of the team is made up of Cardiff defender Sol Bamba, Norwich midfielder James Maddison and forwards, Bobby Reid, Leon Clarke and Matej Vydra of Bristol City, Sheffield United and Derby respectively.

The PFA Championship Team of the Year!

🏆 #PFAawards pic.twitter.com/1YXaJ30QF2

— PFA (@PFA) April 18, 2018

 

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Bolton Wanderers – teamtalk.com 10 Apr 14:11

Can you name every relegated Prem manager since 2010? ? PF

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Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Bolton Wanderers | BBC 22 Jun 21:38

Blackpool sign Clayton from Bolton

Blackpool sign Bolton forward Max Clayton on a two-year contract, with an option for a further 12 months.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Bolton Wanderers | BBC 21 Jun 10:00

Championship fixtures in full

Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship during the 2017-18 season.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Bolton Wanderers | BBC 20 Jun 18:11

Morais extends contract with Bolton

Bolton Wanderers winger Filipe Morais signs a one-year contract extension ahead of their return to the Championship.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Bolton Wanderers | BBC 16 Jun 22:59

Little joins Bolton on two-year deal

Bolton Wanderers complete the signing of former Bristol City right-back Mark Little on a two-year contract.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Bolton Wanderers | BBC 16 Jun 15:19

Sunderland to play Bury in EFL Cup

Sunderland will travel to Bury in the EFL Cup first round following their relegation from the Premier League.

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