Bolton

  • Swansea sign David Ngog from Bolton Wanderers January 28, 2014

    London: Swansea City have completed the signing of French striker David Ngog from Bolton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Monday. The former Paris St Germain and Liverpool forward has joined Swansea for an undisclosed fee until the end of the season. "It's a delight for me," Ngog told the Swansea...
  • Johan Elmander joins Norwich on season-long loan August 21, 2013

    Norwich: Sweden striker Johan Elmander has sealed a return to the Premier League by signing a season-long loan deal with Norwich. The 32-year-old Elmander played for Bolton from 2008-11 before moving to Turkish side Galatasaray. Norwich manager Chris Hughton said on Wednesday that "I'm really delighted to bring in a player of...
  • Scorer of first league goal identified after 125 years July 29, 2013

    London: A 125-year-old mystery surrounding the scorer of the world's first league goal has ended with the publication of a new book identifying James Kenyon 'Kenny' Davenport of Bolton Wanderers as the man. The world's first league fixtures took place on September 8, 1888 when the English League began with five...
  • Stuart Holden leaves Gold Cup final with knee injury July 29, 2013

    Chicago: Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden's run of bad luck continues after he sprained his right knee early in the United States' 1-0 win over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. US coach Jurgen Klinsmann said after the match Sunday that Holden's latest injury appears to be "very serious." Holden, who...
  • Relegated Wigan turn to former Bolton manager Owen Coyle June 14, 2013

    London: FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic, who were relegated from the Premier League two days after winning their first major trophy, are set to appoint Owen Coyle, the former boss of rivals Bolton Wanderers, as their manager. "In principle we have agreed a deal," Wigan owner Dave Whelan told Sky Sports...
  • Pankaj Advani wins the World Billiards Championship October 29, 2012

    Leeds: India's Pankaj Advani won his seventh World billiards title when he outclassed defending champion Mike Russell 1,895-1,216 in the final on Sunday. Leading 872-614 at the half-way mark in the five-hour match, the 27-year old Advani displayed greater consistency than Russell to repeat his 2009 victory against the 43-year-old Qatar-based...
  • Rupesh Shah wins World Billiards in point frame October 28, 2012

    Leeds: Rupesh Shah became only the fifth Indian cueist to lift the world title twice after he beat Australia's Matthew Bolton 6-2 in the final of the World Billiards (point frame) here. Starting by winning the lag, he won the first game comfortably but in the next game, Bolton levelled the...
  • EPL: Bolton's Muamba retires from football August 15, 2012

    Bolton: Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba retired from football on Wednesday after suffering an on-field cardiac arrest in March during an FA Cup quarterfinal against Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Muamba travelled to Belgium last week to seek further medical advice from a cardiologist after consultations in Britain and Europe, and has...
  • Japanese winger Miyaichi joins Wigan on loan August 14, 2012

    London: Arsenal say Japan international winger Ryo Miyaichi has signed for Premier League club Wigan on a season-long loan deal. The 19-year-old Miyaichi, who spent four months on loan at Bolton last season, joins Wigan with the prospect of gaining more first-team experience. He is the first Japanese player to join...
  • Fabrice Muamba carries Olympic torch July 22, 2012

    London: Fabrice Muamba carried the Olympic torch through London on Saturday, four months after collapsing on the field during an English football match. The Bolton midfielder's heart stopped for 78 minutes on March 17 after collapsing during an FA Cup match at Tottenham. While he is still not well enough to play,...
  • Man City stay ahead with 2-0 win over Bolton March 4, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City kept control of the English Premier League on Saturday with a straightforward 2-0 win over Bolton. Gretar Rafn Steinsson's 23rd-minute own-goal put City ahead and Mario Balotelli doubled the advantage in the 69th, scoring his 11th Premier League goal of the season from a backheel pass by Adam...
  • Villas-Boas keen for Lampard to stay at Chelsea February 28, 2012

    London: Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas believes Frank Lampard is still a key figure at the club and does not want him to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer. Lampard scored his 150th Premier League goal on Saturday in the Blues' 3-0 win over Bolton, but has often struggled to...
  • Rahman's 'Sajna' in Michael Bolton's album May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman's song "Sajna" from "Couples Retreat" features in a new avatar in Grammy award winning Michael Bolton's latest album "Gems - The Duets Collection". "When I first met Michael, we got to talking about music, philosophy, the universe, and many things that we had...
  • Manchester United maintain lead over Liverpool April 12, 2009

    London: Federico Macheda was the hero again for Manchester United as the defending champions maintained their lead over Liverpool at the top of the English Premier League. After Liverpool had thumped Blackburn Rovers 4-0 in the early match on Saturday, United edged to a 2-1 win at Sunderland, with Macheda scoring...
  • Wenger annoyed by defensive displays against Arsenal January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: After his side's narrow 1-0 win against Bolton on Saturday, Wenger attacked the defensive tactics used by away sides at the Emirates. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has launched yet another attack on teams that refuse to play attacking football when taking on his side in North London. The Gunners had...
  • Liverpool on top after convincing win over Bolton December 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Liverpool rubber-stamped their title credentials with a dominant 3-0 victory over Bolton at Anfeild on Friday afternoon. Liverpool looked to return to the top of the Premier League against a Bolton side that had showed some excellent recent form, particularly away from home. Rafa Benitez made two changes to the...
  • Anelka: More goals, more titles November 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Chelsea forward Nicolas Anelka has targetted a record breaking season in blue after netting his first Pensioners hat-trick at the weekend. The Frenchman made a subdued start to life at Stamford Bridge after his £15 million move from Bolton Wanderers last January. The ex-PSG man was the Trotters' main source...