In the middle of an international break, Bolton Wanderers are again undefeated for two weeks straight. How about that? Last week was a bit of a slow news week for the mighty Trotters but as the Premier League is once again around the corner, there's plenty going on in the world of the Whites.
And naturally they came to yours truly at the Lion of Vienna Suite for our opinion on Chris Eagles and Darren Pratley. Here's a bit of a preview with our thoughts on Prat so far at t'Reebok: "He's had his moments of brilliance but it's been just that, moments." Hit the link for the full story
According to Burnden Aces, a number of reports, and Lainton's agent, the young goalkeeper will likely go on loan to a lower league side in order to gain some experience before challenging for the number 1 shirt closer to the end of the season.
Which will likely end Bolton's pursuit of the young Leeds United midfielder. Reports suggest that even though he will sign for an additional 3 years, Owen Coyle is prepared to place up to a £3 million bid for him in the upcoming transfer windows.
"I spoke to players individually and then collectively and told them it's vital they believe in themselves. I believe in them. It's important when they cross the white line that they feel confident."