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Review of the Season: Wingers

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As the reviews of the season slowly start to come to a close, it's time for the wingers to be put under the spotlight.

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It's not been an overly good season for Bolton Wanderers wingers. All of them have been largely inconsistent during their time on the pitch, either due to injury, tiredness or just a bad run of form. But why not look at all of them in a tad more detail, eh?

* Liam Feeney

The Good - Listen right, I still don't think Liam Feeney is as bad as you lot say he is. He's very limited, one dimensional and infuriating, no question, but when called upon he's always valiantly done any role Neil Lennon has asked of him and he was actually our top creator last year, with eight assists. Three of those came in a single excellent performance against Watford at the Macron.

The Bad - The latter half of the season. I stand by that Feeney was good and a useful part of the side for the first 2/3s of the season. He never set the world a flame, but he was dependable, versatile and could get to the byline to swing a cross in every now and then. But like so many others whose form completely fell away at the end of the season, perhaps due to tiredness, Feeney went to absolute pot and couldn't do anything right.

The Ugly - Unfortunately, for the most part, his crosses.

What Next Season Holds - Since it doesn't exactly seem likely that people will lining up around the corner to sign Feeney, he'll more than likely still be with us next year, and I'm fine with that. I still believe Feeney has something to offer and he'll be a capable squad player next year, we just can't be relying on him week in week out again.

2014/15 Rating - 6/10

* Rob Hall

The Good - Scoring a pretty good hat trick whilst on loan at MK Dons, which included an absolutely sensational volley.

The Bad - Coming off the bench against Ipswich Town, only to meekly give the ball away which directly led to the only goal of the game which won it for the Tractor Boys.

The Ugly - Some quite nasty acqusations from a supposed ex-girlfriend.

What Next Season Holds - It would probably be best for all parties if Hall finally moved on in the summer.

2014/15 Rating - 2/10

* Max Clayton

The Good - Can't get much better than scoring his first goal for the club against Wigan Athletic. Latching onto a wonderfully weighted through ball from Chung-yong Lee, he calmly slotted the ball under the advancing 'keeper to kick off the goalscoring.

The Bad - Not exactly Clayton's fault, if anything this may be a good thing, but good ol' Dougie claiming that Clayton wasn't ready for the first team yet and him not appearing for the club for a couple of months. But he soon proved him wrong as soon as Lennon came in.

The Ugly - As seems to be the trend with the "ugly" sections in this series, a nasty injury ruled Clayton out for the season just as he'd got into a good run of form. A horrible injury at that, as Clayton suffered cruciate ligament damage.

What Next Season Holds - With any luck, a full recovery from his injury and a return to the first team and a return to form. The possibilities of Clayton and Clough linking up have me salivating. However, it's Clayton's second big injury in as many years, and one has to worry that it may become a recurring thing.

2014/15 Rating - 6/10

* Tom Walker

The Good - The academy graduate made his way into the first team somewhat unannounced, not many expected his rapid rise to the starting XI, which is what made all that more sweeter. I was really impressed with a lot of Walker's performances in a white shirt, especially early on. He showed a willingness to work, versatility, the ability to beat a player and was also able to swing a great cross into the box, optimised by his ball to set up Adam Le Fondre against Norwich City.

The Bad - When played in a more defensive position, Walker often struggled with the physical aspect of the game, and was quite easily barged off the ball on too many occasions.

The Ugly - He seemed to tire quite easily and looked out of gas by the time the season came to a close, slightly worrying with a young player.

What Next Season Holds - I really do think Walker is in for great things next year. Hopefully he won't be restricted to playing in a wing back position and will be able to fully demonstrate what he can do when played in a more advanced, attacking position.

2014/15 Rating - 5/10

* Chris Lester

The Good - Errrrrr...

The Bad - He failed to break into the first and has now been released from the club.

The Ugly - Nothing to choose.

What Next Season Holds - After being released from Bolton, hopefully Lester can go on to find a club where he'll get first team football and continue to develop his game.

2014/15 Rating - N/A

* Saidy Janko

The Good - It looked as if we stumbled upon a great player after Saidy Janko's debut against Fulham. As if setting up a goal for Eidur Gudjohnsen with a clever, pulled back cross wasn't enough, he then went and put the Whites ahead in the 80th minute with a sublime strike from distance which put us into the lead.

The Bad - Despite a very promising start, Janko never managed to do anything of note after that.

The Ugly - A badly timed injury ruled him our for a crucial part of the season and he never really got another opportunity under Lennon.

What Next Season Holds - I don't really know. Some say he's been let go of by United, but he's no where to be found on the released list. It looks unlikely that he'll ever break into the United first team but I don't really know who'd want to sign him. Guess only time will tell.

2014/15 Rating - 4/10