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Tag Archives: Gary Megson

Play Up Bolton, Bolton Play Up

Posted on by Chris McQuade

In late October this website asked, Why no praise for West Brom? West Brom then promptly went on to win one more point in the following games. It is with that lesson that I must apologise to any Bolton fans if … Continue reading

The Rebirth Of Johan Elmander

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When Bolton paid a club record fee of £8.2 million for the Swedish striker Johan Elmander, a few eyebrows were raised. Yet, the former Toulouse striker had been one of the most consistent players in the French league during his … Continue reading

Bolton Look To Build On Coyle's Good Start

Posted on by Paul Bestall

There are green shoots of recovery around the Reebok Stadium, after several winters of discontent under Gary Megson. With Owen Coyle’s arrival, suddenly Bolton Wanderers are playing football again and trying to win games, rather than bore teams to death … Continue reading

Hull City Search For A Hero

Posted on by Paul Bestall

In a strange yet understandable move, Hull City Chairman Adam Pearson has removed Phil Brown from his position as manager at the struggling side. It strikes me as strange as Brown has been moved on after an impressive, if limited, … Continue reading

Will Owen Coyle Take Over At Bolton Wanderers?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well it certainly sounds like Owen Coyle will be moving the 25 or so miles to Bolton Wanderers to replace the sacked Gary Megson. After being given permission to talk to the Trotters, Coyle looks set to  become the manager … Continue reading

Bolton Makes Wrong Decision By Sacking Gary Megson

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Watching the entertaining match Tuesday night between Bolton and Hull City, the thought crossed my mind that being the manager of Bolton Wanderers was the least desirable job in the entire Premier League. Little did I know that less than … Continue reading

Megson Begins A Dangerous Game At Bolton

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Ah, Gary Megson, never a manager to pass the blame on to anyone else for his own shortcomings, has decided that today he would announce that certain players are trying to destabilise the club. After watching Sundays performance, I don’t … Continue reading

Gary Megson Is Unloved and Unwanted

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well you’ve got to hand it to him, Gary Megson must have the thickest skin in professional football. I’ve seen him barracked by his own fans at 4 different clubs over the years and that’s some going, even in the … Continue reading

Bolton Slowly Sliding

Posted on by Christopher Walker

  In October 1999 Sam Allardyce breezed into his office at the Reebok Stadium to take over a club at the foot of the first division table. Amazingly, he guided Bolton Wanderers to the play-off semi finals the same season … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez Fallout and Wenger’s Reaction to Fourth Nil Draw

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The two big stories this weekend not related to Manchester United’s getting the first leg of the quadruple would have to be events that transpired at the Riverside and at the Emirates Stadium. We’ll start with Liverpool because after such … Continue reading

The UEFA Cup: What Is The Point?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

The question I am posing is looking purely at what the UEFA Cup means to clubs from the English Premier League. Judging by recent participants and how they have fared, it appears to feature very low on most Premiership clubs’ … Continue reading

Benitez and Mowbray’s Words Fail to Show Up on the Pitch

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

You would think Rafa Benitez would have already learned his lesson. Instead Rafa is left to choke on more words, and a title dream lost. Before Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City, Rafa reacted to Arsene Wenger’s comments that Manchester … Continue reading

Wembley Gets Champions League Final and Other Stories

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

It took a little time, but the Champions League Final is heading to Wembley Stadium. It took a little extra time, and a vote by parliament to exempt tax rules on players who would play in the final, for Wembley … Continue reading

Carlos Tevez and West Ham United Seem Linked Forever, Ronaldo Car Crash and More

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

If there is one story that I want to just be over and never have to hear about again, the Carlos Tevez saga with West Ham United and Sheffield United would be that story. When I first read that the … Continue reading

Poll: Which Premier League Manager Will Be Sacked First?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

<a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/805190/” >Who’ll be the first manager of the new season to get sacked?</a> <br /> <span style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com”> polls</a>)</span>

The Independent Retracts Story About Gary Megson Sacking

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Independent newspaper has publicly acknowledged that it got its facts wrong in a story about the future of Bolton manager Gary Megson, which was originally published on April 8, 2008. The newspaper originally wrote that the club was “planning … Continue reading