Categories
News

Bolton revelation puts Republicans under pressure in Trump trial

Republican Senator Mitt Romney has said it is “increasingly likely” that at least four Republican Senators will join Democrats to give them the majority of votes needed to call former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify in the Senate impeachment trial of United States President Donald Trump. The statement comes a day after The…

Categories
Sport

Bolton Wanderers: English Football League to appeal against ‘lenient’ punishment

Bolton Wanderers players celebrated moving into positive points after beating MK Dons on SaturdayThe English Football League will appeal against the “lenient” suspended points deduction given to Bolton Wanderers over unfulfilled fixtures.Bolton had a five-point deduction suspended for 18 months after failing to fulfil fixtures against Brentford last season and Doncaster this term.The EFL said…

Categories
Sport

Bury and Bolton Wanderers in crisis: ‘Football teams are our collective history’

Hundreds of Bury fans turned out to help prepare the stadium for the resumption of fixtures before the proposed takeover fell throughIf you wanted an image that summed up the love and pain and hope and hopelessness of the situation that faced Bury, it was there in the August sunshine at Gigg Lane on Tuesday…

Categories
Sport

Bolton Wanderers: EFL gives club 14-day expulsion threat

Mascots at Bolton and Bury showed solidarity before Bury’s expulsion was confirmedBolton have 14 days to find a buyer or prove they have the funds to complete the season, or they will be expelled from the English Football League.The EFL suspended the withdrawal notice while Bolton, in administration since May, negotiated a proposed takeover by…

Categories
Sport

Bolton could face league expulsion after being given Tuesday deadline by EFL

Bolton have been told they have until 17:00 BST on Tuesday to meet the EFL’s demandsBolton Wanderers have been set a deadline of 17:00 BST on Tuesday to complete the club’s sale or provide “credible plans” they can complete this season, or else face expulsion from the English Football League.The League One club have been…

Categories
Sport

Bolton Wanderers players could refuse to play against Brentford over unpaid wages

Bolton Wanderers have lost their past five games in a rowBolton Wanderers’ players have said they will not play their final two Championship fixtures of the season unless they receive their unpaid wages.Players have still not been paid their March salaries, with April’s wages due to be paid on Tuesday, 30 April.The squad said in…

Categories
Sport

Bolton Wanderers players refuse to train for 48 hours in protest over unpaid wages

Bolton Wanderers are five points from safety in the Championship with seven games of the season remainingBolton Wanderers players are refusing to train for 48 hours after staff were not paid their salaries on time for the second month in a row.BBC Radio Manchester reports that the players, who have not been paid either, are…

Categories
Sport

Blackburn, Bolton and Birmingham: Seven charts showing how Championship clubs reached this point

Financial issues and Championship football clubs beginning with ‘B’ appear to go hand-in-hand.Take Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers – two of English football’s historical giants. Famous old north-west clubs and founding members of the Football League with 10 FA Cups between them.Yet in recent days, one faced a winding up order and the other posted…