Date: 15th August 2007 at 11:27am
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Spirits amongst Bolton fans couldn`t be lower and it`s only the second game of the season. The media have spent the summer conducting a relentless campaign to de-stabilise the club and the defensive display against Newcastle would have embarrassed a pub team. Now it seems that influential midfielder Abdoulaye Faye is joining Newcastle and rumours about goalkeeper Jussi Jaaskelainen joining Manchester City seem credible. Never was a win more needed.

Vital Quotes: Sammy Lee

‘It may take time to get things the way I want and I hope people are patient.’

You’re testing that patience by getting rid of Faye, Sammy

Fulham Team News:

Antti Niemi still has a wrist injury so Tony Warner will deputise.

Player to watch: Steve Davies

Bargain buy from Aston Villa.

Bolton Team News:

Kevin Davies (hamstring), Ricardo Vaz Te(knee), and Ricardo Gardner (hamstring) are out.

Player to watch: Abdoulaye Faye

If he’s in London then it means he isn’t joining Fatty at Newcastle. Fingers toes and everything else crossed.

Match Facts & Stats

Bolton haven’t won at Craven Cottage since 1992 and have managed one point there since returning to the Premiership.

Next Fixtures:

Portsmouth (a)

Reading (h)

 

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