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Lennon Discusses Half Time Teamtalk Against Wigan

Nice to have a manager who can have an impact during a HT chat

David Ramos

Bolton Wanderers straightforward and comfortable 3-1 home win on Friday against local rivals Wigan Athletic saw an important side of Neil Lennon that Wanderers fans had yet to see.

With his side somewhat struggling against their opponents, the manager turned things around with a half-time team talk that removed the lead weights from the player's boots, and inspired the lads to another famous win.

Speaking to the Bolton Evening News, Lennon said:

"I was disappointed with the start we made - I think Andy Lonergan touched the ball more than anyone else because we weren't looking forward to start with".

He continued:

"Once we settled and got Chungy, Craig and the midfield boys into the game it was much better.

I said to the two wide lads Max (Clayton) and Liam (Feeney) that they needed to calm down a little bit because they were trying too hard."

Imagine that talk under his predecessor Dougie Freedman? I'm guessing of course but I wouldn't be surprised if it had been along the lines of "keep it tight boys and see what happens".

None of that shit under Lenny and LONG may that continue.