Bolton face their third local derby in a week as Massive Man City visit the Reebok. They’re a big club you know.
‘We’re doomed, I tell you, doomed.’
Bolton fans are not happy.
Bolton Team News:
If Gary Cahill is still injured, Gretar Steinsson will play at centre back, as Abdoulaye Meite has thrown his teddy in the corner and been banished for ever. This leaves the right back berth for Nicky Hunt. Kevin Nolan may play despite not being fully fit. When is he ever?
Player to watch: Joey O’Brien
Getting close to full fitness and making the midfield holding role his own. His hair gets curlier with every game. This is odd.
Massive Man City Team News:
Micah Richards and Michael Ball are absent with knee injuries and Dietmar Hamann is still suspended, so he’ll have time to pop into McDonalds. Richard Dunne will play, which is good, as he usually cocks something up. Martin Petrov returns from suspension. Not good.
Player to watch: Martin Petrov
Elano gets the plaudits, but it’s Petrov who makes City tick.
Match Facts & Stats
The sides are tied on 40 wins each in league games.
Andre Marriner. The Ancient Mariner would do a better job.