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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1874 as Christ Church
Turned Professional: 1880

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: University of Bolton Stadium
Address: Burnden Way, Horwich, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL6 6JW

Nickname: The Trotters
Main Sponsors 2019/20: Home Bargains
Club Mascots: Lofty the Lion and Lofty Jr


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Home

Bolton Wanderers FC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

White shirt with subtle grey diamond print, navy blue sleeves and white and red trim. Navy shorts with white trim. White socks with navy trim.

Away

Bolton Wanderers FC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Yellow shirt with subtle geometric print, black sleeves and yellow and black trim. Yellow shorts and socks with black trim and detailing.


History and Honours

Previous Names

Christ Church (1874-1877)


Stadium History

University of Bolton Stadium (1997-Present) / View Stadium
Burnden Park (1895-1997)
Pike's Lane (1881-1895)


Club Honours

Division 1 (2nd Tier) Champions: 1996/97
Division 2 Champions: 1908/09, 1977/78
Division 1 (2nd Tier) Play-Off Winners: 1994/95, 2000/01
Division 3 Champions: 1972/73
FA Cup Winners: 1922/23, 1925/26, 1928/29, 1957/58
Football League Trophy Winners: 1988/89
FA Charity Shield Winners: 1957/58
Football League War Cup Winners: 1944/45
Premier League Asia Trophy Winners: 2004/05
Carlsberg Cup Winners: 2009/10
Lancashire Senior Cup Winners: 1885/86, 1890/91, 1911/12, 1921/22, 1924/25, 1926/27, 1931/32, 1933/34, 1938/39 (Shared), 1947/48, 1988/89, 1990/91
Central League Champions: 1954/55, 1994/95
Manchester Senior Cup Winners: 1921/22, 1962/63, 2014/15
Football League Founder Members: 1888/89

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Matthew Alexander (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Harry Brockbank (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Eddie Brown (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Kean Bryan (Defender, On loan from Sheffield United) /  Soccerbase  
Will Buckley (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Bunney (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Alister Crawford (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ronan Darcy (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Ryan Delaney (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joe Dodoo (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Liam Edwards (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Emmanuel (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Muhammadu Faal (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Brandon Fleming (Defender, On loan from Hull City) /  Soccerbase  
Anthony Georgiou (Midfielder, On loan from Tottenham Hotspur) /  Soccerbase  
Sonny Graham (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Ethan Hamilton (Midfielder, On loan from Manchester United) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Hobbs (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jason Lowe (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Remi Matthews (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Jacob Mellis (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Daryl Murphy (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Murphy (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Aristote Nsiala (Defender, On loan from Ipswich Town) /  Soccerbase  
Chris O'Grady (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Dennis Politic (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Adam Senior (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Yoan Zouma (Defender) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff

Boardroom

Owners: Burnden Leisure Limited
Chairman: Ken Anderson


Management & Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Ian Evatt (Age 38 years) / Appointed 1st July 2020 (3 months, 23 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Coach: Julian Darby

Former Managers

Keith Hill (Aug 2019-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Parkinson (Jun 2016-Aug 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Neil Lennon
Dougie Freedman
Sammy Lee
Owen Coyle
Gary Megson
Sam Allardyce
Phil Brown
Colin Todd
Roy McFarland
Bruce Rioch
Phil Neal
John McGovern
Ian Greaves
Jimmy Armfield

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Useful Contacts

Main Reception:  / Phone: 01204 673673  / Email:  
Ticket Office:  / Phone: 0844 871 2932 (+ Option 2 then 1)  / Email:  
Club Superstore:  / Phone: 01204 673650  / Email:   / Website: bwfcdirect.co.uk
Media & Communications:  / Phone: 01204 673675  / Email:  
Corporate Sales:  / Phone: 01204 673761  / Email:  
Community Trust:  / Phone: 01204 673790  / Email:   / Website: bwct.org.uk
Club Lottery:  / Phone: 01204 673777  / Email:  
BWFC Juniors:  / Phone: 01204 673653  / Email:  

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Club Media

Official Websites

/ Website: bwfc.co.uk
/ Online Store: bwfcdirect.co.uk
/ Ticket Information: bwfc.co.uk/tickets
/ Buy Tickets: eticketing.co.uk/bwfc
Bolton Wanderers FC - Official EFL iFollow  / EFL iFollow: bwfc.co.uk/ifollow
/ Travel Guide: bwfc.co.uk/club/directions-to-macron-stadium
/ Stadium Tours: bwfc.co.uk/fans/stadium-tours
/ Supporters Trust: bwfcst.co.uk
/ Supporters Association: mybwsa.co.uk
/ Community Trust: bwct.org.uk


Official Social Media

Bolton Wanderers FC - Official Facebook  / Facebook: facebook.com/officialbwfc
Bolton Wanderers FC - Official Instagram  / Instagram: instagram.com/bolton_wanderers_official
Bolton Wanderers FC - Official Twitter  / Twitter: twitter.com/officialbwfc
Bolton Wanderers FC - Official YouTube  / YouTube: youtube.com/officialbwfc


Official Apps

/ Club App: (iOS Universal (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch))


Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Lancashire: (95.5, 103.9 & 104.5 FM / 855 & 1557 MW / 12A (223.936MHz) DAB)
/ BBC Radio Manchester: (95.1 & 104.6 FM / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Vernon Kay: (TV presenter, radio DJ and former model)  / Website: officialvernonkay.com  / Twitter: @vernonkay
Amir Khan: (Professional boxer)  / Website: amirkhanworld.com  / Twitter: @amirkingkhan
Paddy McGuinness: (Comedian, comedy actor and TV personality)  / Twitter: @paddymcguinness

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