UK time is: 07:57:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

International breaks are a nuisance. Twelve members of Bolton`s squad are away and if the past is anything to go by, the team performance will suffer when they get back. There`s not much excitement with the England team either, as they face the might of Kazakhstan and Belarus. Not even Steven Gerrard & Co can mess that one up.

So, there`s not much to read about. Fortunately, the official site is on hand to provide a behind the scenes look at a little publicised area. Is Gary Megson spilling the beans about the Wanderers training methods? Maybe Phil Gartside is speaking of his admiration for Daily Mirror muppet Alan Nixon. Or could it be Kevin Nolan`s diet tip of the week?

No, it`s none of those things. Instead there`s a video of Club Chaplain Phil Mason talking about his role at Bolton Wanderers, from a religious boot camp at Lilleshall. Fascinating stuff. That`s sure to get the punters rushing to purchase a subscription to Wanderers World. Tomorrow, Doris the Cleaner reflects on the problems of keeping the Reebok Stadium spic and span.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Richard McCormick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 9 2008

Time: 12:12PM

Your Comments

Kazakhstan, Belarus, Monaco and the Faroe Islands should all be popped into a little league and only one from each mini league should qualify for the actual tournament qualification. German, Italy and England should not be wasting time having to travel Europe for pointless matches.
tomog
Report Abuse
09/10/2008 13:06:00

religious bootcamp - enthralling!
merlin
Report Abuse
09/10/2008 20:25:00

I actually disagree........these "little" countries have come on in leaps and bounds since being able to play top country teams over the last 10 years or so.....
lincolnblue
Report Abuse
11/10/2008 11:19:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bolton Wanderers Articles

Why Emile Heskey Will Succeed At Bolton (Friday December 26 2014)

Merry Christmas Bolton Fans! (Thursday December 25 2014)

Emile Heskey Signs For Bolton Wanderers (Wednesday December 24 2014)

Bolton`s Best Player: Chung Yong Lee (Monday December 22 2014)

Stats: Millwall v Bolton Wanderers (Saturday December 20 2014)

A Tribute To Max Clayton (Thursday December 18 2014)

Filipe Morais Linked With Bolton Switch (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Bolton Wanderers Articles

List All Vital Bolton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bolton 2 - 1 Blackburn
Millwall 0 - 1 Bolton
Bolton 0 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 0 - 0 Bolton
Bolton 1 - 0 Huddersfield
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Cardiff 23 8 7 8 -1 31
12. Charlton 23 6 13 4 -1 31
13. Sheff Wed 23 7 10 6 -4 31
14. Bolton 22 8 4 10 -4 28
15. Fulham 23 8 4 11 -6 28
16. Birmingham 23 7 7 9 -12 28
17. Reading 23 7 5 11 -11 26

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - December 27th
Leeds Utd : 27/12/2014 07:00:00
Cherries Away Days: Millwall
Bournemouth : 27/12/2014 06:00:00
Boro keep up pressure
Middlesbrough : 26/12/2014 23:52:00
Good day for Karanka
Middlesbrough : 26/12/2014 23:27:00
Middlesbrough : 26/12/2014 23:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will Heskey Be A Success?
Suggested By:  
Yes, definitely 0%
He'll be okay 100%
No, he'll be awful 0%