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Preseason: Rochdale v Bolton Wanderers

The lineups are out, what is Dougie Freedman up to?

We are relying heavily on this man.
We are relying heavily on this man.
Clint Hughes

Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman has put out a variety of starting XI's this preseason.  How much can we read into them?  No one knows, but we are getting fairly close to the Championship season opener against Watford on August 9th.  You would expect that players who will need to go 90 minutes on that day will need to build up their time on the pitch over the next couple weeks.

Here it is:

GK: Andy Lonergan

Defense: Kevin McNaughton, Matt Mills, Tim Ream, Dean Moxey

Holding Midfielders: Jay Spearing, Medo Kamara

Attacking Midfielders: Liam Feeney, Neil Danns, Rob Hall

Forward: Jermaine Beckford

Subs Bench: Ross Fitzsimons, Sellars, Oscar Threlkeld, Cian Bolger, Conor Wilkinson, Craig Davies, Joe Riley, Dorian Dervite, Josh Vela

Adam Bogdan is still suffering from issues with his back.  David Wheater and Liam Trotter are still working on fitness levels.  But that is no surprise, those three have not featured this preseason.  The surprise is that Mark Davies is not included.  People will talk...