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.