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Lion Of Vienna Suite Nov 25, 2015

A Sort of Defence of Neil Lennon: In Response to DowntheMannyRd

Would we really be better off if Lennon was given the boot? I will begin with one point in DowntheMannyRd’s piece (read here) I cannot possibly agree with at all. This is the notion that a different manager could have turned the Bristol City game into a 2-0 win. How on earth is he meant to make Gary Madine able to direct a header on target!? How would a new manager make Shola Ameobi not take such a poor penalty? This is a big problem a new manager would have to deal with and I see no way of doing so, unless this takeover happens and brings investment into the first team of course. But...
Lion Of Vienna Suite Nov 14, 2015

Is It Time To Blood Our Young Strikers?

For the sake of next season, get the youth in now. A while back Tom wrote a piece about how it was time to get Alex Samizadeh and Jamie Thomas in to Bolton Wanderers first team. The logic being they will score more than the current contingent of Emile Heskey, Gary Madine and now Shola Ameobi. I agreed then and I agree now. This is a very low bar to set our youth players and I don’t doubt they would only score marginally more but there is a vital reason why they should. Next year (whatever league we’re in). The reason I decided to write this was because at the same time as us being the...
Lion Of Vienna Suite Nov 3, 2015

Ipswich Town v Bolton Wanderers: LIVE

Here we go again, another away day with Wanderers in search of their first win on the road since April With negativity reigning since a disappointing draw at Preston on Saturday, what better time for Bolton Wanderers to get their season back on track with a first away win at Ipswich Town tonight. Wanderers make two changes tonight, with Prince coming in for Derik at... right back?!... and Gary Madine replacing Shola Ameobi, who drops out of the squad completely with Emile Heskey replacing him on the bench, hooray. Ipswich line up with three strikers in the starting eleven, with Freddie...

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