Date: 31st August 2007 at 9:25am
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A victory against Reading and Nicolas Anelka`s new deal with the club have made this a good week for Bolton. A win over Everton will round things off nicely going into the international break.

Vital Quotes:

‘Anelka is rated only 50-50 to still be a Bolton player after the transfer window closes` – Trevor Baxter writing in the Manchester Evening News.

‘?my heart is with Bolton` – Anelka on signing a new deal with the Wanderers, about ten minutes after Numpty Baxter`s pronouncement.

Bolton Team News:

Ricardo Gardner and Joey O`Brien continue to recover from long term injuries. The main question is whether Kevin Davies will start.

Player to watch: El Hadji Diouf

Diouf had arguably his best performance in a Bolton shirt against Reading. His link up play with Nicolas Anelka is starting to look tasty.

Everton Team News:

The chances for Bolton fans to boo Alan Stubbs will be limited as he`s very doubtful with a groin strain. We hope it`s painful. Lee Carsley, who was carried off in the corresponding fixture in 2005 has a hip injury and Tim Cahill who received a well deserved slap from Bruno N`Gotty in the same game is out with a broken metatarsal.

Player to watch: Mikel Arteta

Everton don’t play the most cultured football, but Arteta is a touch of class.

Match Facts & Stats

A 1-1 draw in last years hoof-fest at the Reebok. Spectators will be hoping for a better quality of football this time.

Next Fixtures:

Birmingham (A)

 

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