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Review of the Season: Goalkeepers

The first entry into a series of reviews of the performances of every Bolton Wanderers player and manager last season.

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In the first of a new series of articles which will see every player and every manager who appeared for Bolton Wanderers last season reviewed and assessed, we naturally start with the first player on the team sheet. The goalkeepers.

*Adam Bogdan

The Good - Liverpool away. Easily the Hungarian's best game ever in a Bolton Wanderers shirt, and that isn't even hyperbole. Bogdan was in fine form as he produced a string of stunning saves in front of the Kop, eventually earning the Whites a fourth round replay at the Macron Stadium in early February.

The Bad - Injuries. On the whole it has probably been a season to forget for the 27 year old as his campaign has been blighted with injuries. The Hungarian international suffered an ankle injury in training which kept him out for six weeks.

The Ugly - Not signing a new contract. No blame can be attached to Bogdan for this as any aspirational footballer would look for a bigger and better challenge, however with Andy Lonergan already being released this may leave Lennon with a headache if he leaves for free.

What Does Next Season Hold? - Who knows. Bogan has reportedly rebuffed Wanderers' approaches for a new deal as he is allegedly in talks with Liverpool over a potential move to Anfield in the summer, as they are willing to offer Bogan a healthier salary rumoured to be around £30,000 a week. There was also interest in January from Bunesliga side Mainz as they were reportedly interested, although it is unclear whether they will reignite their interest and sign him under the Bosman ruling when his contract expires.

2014/15 Rating - 7/10

*Andy Lonergan

The Good - Lonergan's form. Andy Lonergan has enjoyed brilliant spells for the club this season, which saw him keep Adam Bogdan out of the side until his injury at the City Ground. Despite not being the best all-round keeper Lonergan's shot-stopping prowess cannot be faulted, as he has pulled off some terrific saves this season.

The Bad - His distribution and capabilities in the air dealing with crosses.

The Ugly - Lonergan's concussion at Nottingham Forest + being linked with a move to Wigan Athletic, you've got to feel for him.

What Does Next Season Hold? - If recent reports in the Bolton News are true, then a trip into League 1 with the mighty Latics.

2014/15 Rating - 7/10

*Ben Amos

The Good - Amos' form since coming in for the injured Andy Lonergan. The United academy graduate conceded a mere three goals in his five starts, making his stake and popularity amongst the Bolton Wanderers fans rise.

The Bad - Conceding 20 seconds into his Bolton Wanderes debut. Although it was from a penalty kick so we may be inclined to let him off for that.

The Ugly - He's a Manchester United fan.

What Does Next Season Hold? - Hopefully a return to Bolton. Amos has publically stated that he will be leaving Old Trafford this summer, would you like to see him come back to the Macron? He will be available to sign for free and at only 24, will definitely have some of his finest years ahead of him.

2014/15 Rating - 6/10