Bolton Wanderers

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Bolton Wanderers FC is a professional football club that plays in League One which is the third tier of English Football. Managed by Ian Evatt the side are having a good season and are pushing towards the play off positions.

In our Bolton Wanderers Football Club guide, we provide you with all of the information from the squad, upcoming fixtures and results to the heritage of Bolton Wanderers Football Club.

Bolton Wanderers Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Bolton Wanderers 2023:

Goal Keepers

Nathan Baxter22 (1)030
Matthew Gilks
Joel Coleman4 (0)010
Luke Hutchinson
Matthew Alexander


Gethin Jones20 (2)121
Ricardo Santos19 (0)230
George Johnston
Josh Dacres-Cogley21 (2)020
Jack Hobbs
Jack Iredale19 (1)360
William Forrester12 (3)110
Eoin Toal15 (2)111
Zachary Ashworth3 (5)120
Alex Baptiste
Luke Mbete
Jordan Boon
Joe White
D’Neal Richards
Lamine Toure
Markus Assarsson
Luke Matheson1 (3)110


Josh Sheehan18 (3)340
Dion Charles19 (3)1421
James Weir
Marcus Maddison
Aaron Morley13 (9)310
Andrew Tutte
Paris Maghoma12 (7)440
Lloyd Isgrove
Randell Williams20 (0)220
George Thomason19 (3)2100
Kieran Lee
Kyle Dempsey13 (4)120
Sonny Graham
Callum King-Harmes
Finlay Hurford-Lockett
De’Marlio Brown-Sterling
Max Conway
Matthew Tweedley
Kian Le Fondre
Regan Riley
Sam Inwood0 (1)000
Jay Fitzmartin
Sonny Sharples0 (1)000
Mitchell Henry
Arran Pettifer
Noah Halford
Conor Lewis

Attacking Midfielders

Attacking MidfielderPldGYCRC
Will Buckley


Carlos Mendes Gomes4 (8)120
Jón Dadi Bödvarsson5 (12)600
Daryl Murphy
Chris O’Grady
Daniel N’Lundulu9 (14)510
Bright Amoateng
Shaun Miller
Victor Adeboyejo17 (4)610
Eddie Brown
Cameron Jerome1 (13)030
Ben Andreucci

Current Bolton Wanderers Manager

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Bolton Wanderers Upcoming Fixtures

Upcoming GameCompetionOpponentVenue
Mon 11 20:00League OnePortsmouthAway
Sat 16 15:00League OneBristol RoversHome
Sat 23 15:00League OneLeyton OrientHome
Tue 26 15:00League OneLincoln CityAway
Fri 29 19:45League OneFleetwood TownAway
Mon 01 15:00League OneBurton AlbionHome
Sun 07 14:00LutonAway
Sat 13 15:00League OneCheltenhamHome
Sat 20 15:00League OneLeyton OrientAway
Sat 27 15:00League OneCarlisleAway
Sat 03 15:00League OneBarnsleyHome
Sat 10 15:00League OneNorthamptonAway
Tue 13 19:45League OneWycombeHome
Sat 17 15:00League OneCharltonHome
Sat 24 15:00League OneBlackpoolAway
Sat 02 15:00League OneCambridge UtdHome
Sat 09 15:00League OneExeterAway
Tue 12 19:45League OneOxford UtdHome
Sat 16 15:00League OneDerbyAway
Sat 23 15:00League OneShrewsburyHome
Fri 29 14:00League OneStevenageAway
Mon 01 14:00League OneReadingHome
Sat 06 14:00League OneBristol RoversAway
Sat 13 14:00League OnePortsmouthHome
Sat 20 14:00League OnePort ValeHome
Sat 27 14:00League OnePeterboroughAway

Bolton Wanderers Previous Results

05 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v Lincoln CityW3-0League One
08 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v BarrowW1-0League Cup
12 Aug 2023Cheltenham Town v Bolton WanderersW0-3League One
15 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v Fleetwood TownW3-1League One
19 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v Wigan AthleticL0-4League One
26 Aug 2023Burton Albion v Bolton WanderersD1-1League One
29 Aug 2023Bolton Wanderers v MiddlesbroughL1-3League Cup
02 Sep 2023Bolton Wanderers v Derby CountyW2-1League One
05 Sep 2023Bolton Wanderers v Salford CityW3-0Football League Trophy
16 Sep 2023Reading v Bolton WanderersL2-1League One
23 Sep 2023Bolton Wanderers v Peterborough UnitedD1-1League One
26 Sep 2023Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United AcademyW8-1Football League Trophy
30 Sep 2023Port Vale v Bolton WanderersW0-1League One
03 Oct 2023Bolton Wanderers v StevenageW3-2League One
07 Oct 2023Bolton Wanderers v Carlisle UnitedL1-3League One
21 Oct 2023Bolton Wanderers v Northampton TownW2-1League One
24 Oct 2023Wycombe Wanderers v Bolton WanderersW2-4League One
28 Oct 2023Charlton Athletic v Bolton WanderersW0-2League One
04 Nov 2023Bolton Wanderers v Solihull MoorsW4-0FA Cup
07 Nov 2023Shrewsbury Town v Bolton WanderersW0-2League One
11 Nov 2023Bolton Wanderers v BlackpoolW1-0League One
14 Nov 2023Stockport County v Bolton WanderersW0-2Football League Trophy
25 Nov 2023Bolton Wanderers v Exeter CityW7-0League One
28 Nov 2023Oxford United v Bolton WanderersD0-0League One
02 Dec 2023Bolton Wanderers v Harrogate TownW5-1FA Cup
05 Dec 2023Bolton Wanderers v Port ValeW2-0Football League Trophy

Popular Questions

When was Bolton Wanderers FC founded?

Bolton Wanderers FC was founded in 1874, making it one of the oldest football clubs in England. The club was originally called Christ Church FC, but changed its name to Bolton Wanderers in 1877.

What is the home stadium of Bolton Wanderers FC?

The home stadium of Bolton Wanderers FC is the University of Bolton Stadium, formerly known as the Reebok Stadium. It is located in Horwich, a town just outside of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England, and has a capacity of 28,723 spectators. The stadium has been the home of Bolton Wanderers since 1997.

What are some notable achievements of Bolton Wanderers FC?

Bolton Wanderers FC has a long and storied history, and has achieved a number of notable accomplishments over the years. Some of these include winning the FA Cup on four occasions, in 1923, 1926, 1929, and 1958. The club has also won the Football League Cup once, in 2004, and has finished as runners-up in the top tier of English football twice, in 1891 and 1909. In addition, Bolton Wanderers has a strong tradition of producing talented young players, and has seen many of its former players go on to have successful careers at other clubs.

Manager History

01/07/2020 – 30/06/2026Ian EvattEngland19/11/1981
31/08/2019 – 12/06/2020Keith HillEngland17/05/1969
22/08/2019 – 30/08/2019Jimmy PhillipsEngland08/02/1966
01/07/2016 – 21/08/2019Phil ParkinsonEngland01/12/1967
15/03/2016 – 30/06/2016Jimmy PhillipsEngland08/02/1966
12/10/2014 – 14/03/2016Neil LennonNorthern Ireland25/06/1971
03/10/2014 – 12/10/2014Andy HughesEngland02/01/1978
25/10/2012 – 03/10/2014Dougie FreedmanScotland25/05/1974
10/10/2012 – 24/10/2012Jimmy PhillipsEngland08/02/1966
08/01/2010 – 09/10/2012Owen CoyleIreland14/07/1966
30/12/2009 – 05/01/2010Chris EvansWales13/10/1962
30/12/2009 – 07/01/2010Steve WigleyEngland15/10/1961
25/10/2007 – 30/12/2009Gary MegsonEngland02/05/1959
18/10/2007 – 25/10/2007Archie KnoxScotland01/05/1947
17/10/2007 – 24/10/2007Ricky SbragiaScotland26/05/1956
30/04/2007 – 16/10/2007Sammy LeeEngland07/02/1959
01/07/2000 – 30/06/2004Neil McDonaldEngland02/11/1965
19/10/1999 – 29/04/2007Sam AllardyceEngland19/10/1954
22/09/1999 – 19/10/1999Phil BrownEngland30/05/1959
12/01/1996 – 22/09/1999Colin ToddEngland12/12/1948
01/07/1995 – 11/01/1996Roy McFarlandEngland05/04/1948
29/05/1992 – 08/06/1995Bruce RiochScotland06/09/1947
01/01/1986 – 08/05/1992Phil NealEngland20/02/1951
01/07/1985 – 30/06/1987Asa HartfordScotland24/10/1950
01/07/1982 – 07/01/1985John McGovernScotland28/10/1949
01/07/1981 – 30/06/1982George MulhallScotland08/05/1936
28/01/1980 – 31/05/1981Stan AndersonEngland27/02/1933
01/07/1974 – 30/06/1980Ian GreavesEngland26/05/1932
01/08/1971 – 01/10/1974Jimmy ArmfieldEngland21/09/1935
01/05/1971 – 01/08/1971Nat LofthouseEngland27/08/1925
13/01/1971 – 30/04/1971Jimmy MeadowsEngland21/07/1931
01/11/1970 – 19/11/1970Jimmy McIlroyNorthern Ireland25/10/1931
01/12/1968 – 01/11/1970Nat LofthouseEngland27/08/1925
01/07/1950 – 30/06/1968Bill RiddingEngland04/04/1911
01/08/1944 – 01/10/1950Walter RowleyEngland14/04/1891
01/07/1919 – 30/06/1944Charles FowerakerEngland11/03/1877
01/07/1915 – 31/12/1919Tom MatherEngland00/00/1888
01/07/1896 – 30/06/1898Frank E. BrettellEngland00/00/1862
01/12/1887 – 30/06/1895John BentleyEngland00/06/1860
01/07/1885 – 30/06/1886John BentleyEngland00/06/1860

Bolton Wanderers Trophies

FA CupRunner-up1893-94
League Division TwoRunner-up1899-00
FA CupRunner-up1903-04
League Division TwoRunner-up1904-05
League Division TwoChampion1908-09
League Division TwoRunner-up1910-11
FA CupWinner1922-23
FA CupWinner1925-26
League Division TwoRunner-up1934-35
FA CupRunner-up1952-53
FA CupWinner1957-58
FA Charity ShieldWinner1958
League Division ThreeChampion1972-73
League Division TwoChampion1977-78
Football League TrophyRunner-up1985-86
Football League TrophyWinner1988-89
League Division 2Runner-up1992-93
Football League CupRunner-up1994-95
League Division 1Champion1996-97
League Division 1 Play-OffWinner2000-01
Football League CupRunner-up2003-04
League OneRunner-up2016-17
Football League TrophyWinner2022-23


Bolton Wanderers Football Club is one of the oldest football clubs in England, founded in 1874. Their home stadium is the University of Bolton Stadium, located in Horwich, Greater Manchester, with a capacity of 28,723 spectators. Bolton Wanderers have won the FA Cup four times and the Football League Cup once. The club has a strong tradition of developing young players who have gone on to have successful careers at other clubs.

In terms of their style of play, Bolton Wanderers have traditionally been known for their physical and direct approach, with a focus on long balls and aerial play. However, the club has also had periods of playing more possession-based football, depending on the tactics of the manager at the time. In recent years, the club has struggled with financial difficulties and relegation from the English Football League, but remains a beloved and respected institution in the world of English football.

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