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  • 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 seasonlong loan August 21, 2013

    Norwich: Sweden striker Johan Elmander has sealed a return to the Premier League by signing a seasonlong loan deal with Norwich. The 32yearold Elmander played for Bolton from 200811 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 125yearold 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' 10 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 28, 2012

    Leeds: India's Pankaj Advani won his seventh World billiards title when he outclassed defending champion Mike Russell 1,8951,216 in the final on Sunday. Leading 872614 at the halfway mark in the fivehour match, the 27year old Advani displayed greater consistency than Russell to repeat his 2009 victory against the 43yearold Qatarbased...
  • 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 62 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 onfield 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 seasonlong loan deal. The 19yearold Miyaichi, who spent four months on loan at Bolton last season, joins Wigan with the prospect of gaining more firstteam 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 20 win over Bolton March 3, 2012

    Manchester: Manchester City kept control of the English Premier League on Saturday with a straightforward 20 win over Bolton. Gretar Rafn Steinsson's 23rdminute owngoal 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...
  • VillasBoas keen for Lampard to stay at Chelsea February 28, 2012

    London: Chelsea boss Andre VillasBoas 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' 30 win over Bolton, but has often struggled to...
  • Liverpool stunned by relegationthreatened Bolton January 22, 2012

    Bolton: Liverpool were surprised by the team with the worst home record in the English Premier League when they lost to Bolton Wanderers 31 on Saturday. Former Liverpool forward David Ngog had a hand in goals for Mark Davies and Nigel ReoCoker that seemed to put Wanderers well in control. Craig Bellamy,...
  • 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 40 in the early match on Saturday, United edged to a 21 win at Sunderland, with Macheda scoring...
  • Wenger annoyed by defensive displays against Arsenal January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: After his side's narrow 10 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 rubberstamped their title credentials with a dominant 30 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 hattrick 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 exPSG man was the Trotters' main source...