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Question Time: Bolton Wanderers vs Fulham

Fulham fan @DanielAustin16 gives us his take on tonight's proceedings in his excellent answers given this was written during a quite brilliant Broadchurch episode

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1. How are you finding life in The Championship?

I think it is fair to say we are finding life quite difficult since being relegated.

I was never under the impression it would be a doddle, although I wasn't anticipating being as low as we are in the table.

2. Given your current position, what are your goals for the rest of the campaign?

Given that we are closer to the relegation zone than the play-offs, we certainly need to keep one eye over our shoulder.

Having said that, I do feel we have more than enough to keep steadily moving up the table. From our current position, sneaking into the play-offs is a bit of a long shot.

I feel we have to accept mid-table obscurity this season and try and build for next year.

Lets face it, when Felix Magath was in charge it was shaping up to be a much worse season than that.

3. What are your thoughts on Kit Symons?

In my opinion Kit has done well.

The place seems to have a better feel about than earlier in the season. From what I see on social media, there are plenty of people getting a bit concerned that he may not be the right man for the job. I think people need to realise where we were when he took over.

We were rooted to the bottom of the table with 1 point and didn't look like getting a win.

There has been some suggestion that his substitutions aren't bold enough and come a bit late in the game.

What many people forget is that this is his first job in management - barring our youth team - and I'm sure he is still learning in the job.

When he was given the job on a full time basis, I believe it was until the end of next season; I have always said that, so long as he can guide us to a mid-table finish this season, we should really judge him properly next year.

4. How do you think Fulham will fare against Bolton?

Given that we beat Bolton earlier in the season 4 nil (sorry, I had to get that in there) it should be an easy three points.

n all seriousness, it will be a difficult game.

Bolton seem to be a completely different team under Neil Lennon, especially at home. This, along with our patchy away record, would suggest most bookies will be backing a home win.

Having said that, we do have the capability in the team to beat most sides in the division. I suppose it all depends on which Fulham team turns up.

5. Who should Bolton look out for?

In my humble opinion, our best player this year has been a toss-up between Ross McCormack and Lasse Vigen-Christensen.

If McCormack is played more centrally he can cause real problems. All too often this season, especially away from home, he has been playing as a winger. Whilst he does a job there, I feel he is far more effective further up the pitch.

The real surprise for me this season is Lasse Vigen-Christensen.

A lot was made of our young players in the summer, with many predicting big things from the likes of Cauley Woodrow or Patrick Roberts, yet it is Christensen who has really who has made an impact on the first team. He is involved in a lot of our attacking play contributing with a few goals and assists.

He is certainly a player with a big future and one for Bolton to look out for.

6. Any Bolton players you would have in your team?

My favourite Bolton player was Lee Chung-Yong until he recently departed. I did attend a Bolton game this year to watch their home game against Cardiff.

On that day I thought Craig Davies was a constant threat to their defence.

I certainly wouldn't mind having him in our squad on Tuesday evening. I think Bolton done some decent business in the January window.

Adam Le-Fondre always carries a goal threat and Barry Bannan is a good midfield player. I wouldn't mind either in the Fulham side.