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Preview: Bolton Legends Match - Tony Kelly vs John McGinlay

Let the Macron, see the Legends

Tony Kelly vs John McGinlay

Macron Stadium

Saturday 14th May

KO: 15:00

So, the season's over and it's certainly been one to forget. This Saturday, Tony Kelly and John McGinlay are hoping to put a smile back on the faces of Bolton fans. The two former Wanderers, representing the Community Trust (Kelly) and the Supporters Trust (McGinlay), have put together teams made up of fomer Bolton legends and favourites, as well as some 'celebrity' guests. All proceeds from the game will be split between the Community Trust and the Supporters Trust.

The former Wanderers taking part are:

John McGinlay

Heading up the Supporters Trust team is Super John McGinlay. The Scot joined Bolton in 1992, spending five wonderful years with the club as part of Bruce Ricoh's 'White Hot' Wanderers.

Bolton Appearances: 245

Bolton Goals: 118

Bolton Legends Ranking: 3rd

Tony Kelly

Heading up the Community Trust team is Tony 'Zico' Kelly. The Liverpudlian joined Bolton in 1991, spending three years at the club under Phil Neal and later Bruce Rioch.

Bolton Appearances: 142

Bolton Goals: 8

Bolton Legends Ranking: 34th

David Lee

Current U18s manager David Lee joined Bolton back in 1992, spending five years with the club. The pacy winger was an integral part of Bruce Rioch's Bolton team.

Bolton Appearances: 199

Bolton Goals: 20

Bolton Legends Ranking: 39th

Sasa Curcic

Flamboyant midfielder Sasa Curcic joined Bolton in October 1995 for a fee of £1.5 million, as Bolton looked to stay in the Premier League. However, Bolton only lasted one year in the top division, and Curcic moved on to Aston Villa, for a fee of £4 million.

Bolton Appearances: 33

Bolton Goals: 7

Jay Jay Okocha

The man so good they named him twice. Arguably the best player i've seen play for Bolton, it's going to be brilliant seeing Okocha play in a Bolton shirt again. The Nigerian joined Bolton from Paris Saint Germain in 2002, spending four years with the club. Okocha also captained Bolton from 2003 to 2005.

Bolton Appearances: 145

Bolton Goals: 18

Bolton Legends Ranking: 2nd

Jussi Jaaskelainen

Legendary goalkeeper Jussi joined Bolton back in 1997, spending fifteen years at the Reebok. Jussi was a key part of Big Sam's side that reached the dizzying heights of European football in 2005 and 2007.

Bolton Appearances: 530

Bolton Legends Ranking: 10th

Abdoulaye Faye

The Beast! The Senegalese centre back spent two years at the Reebok from 2005 to 2007, helping Bolton qualify for the UEFA Cup in the 2006/2007 season.

Bolton Appearances: 72

Bolton Goals: 3

Scott Green

Defender Scott Green spent seven years at Burnden Park from 1990 to 1997, helping Bolton gain promotion to the Premier League twice.

Bolton Appearances: 286

Bolton Goals: 31

Richard Sneekes

Dutch midfielder Richard Sneekes joined Bolton in August 1994, spending nearly two years with the club before leaving to join West Bromwich Albion in 1996. Sneekes helped Bolton gain promotion to the Premier League in 1995.

Bolton Appearances: 69

Bolton Goals: 11

Alan Stubbs

Stubbs started his career at Bolton in 1990, and spent six years at Burnden Park. Stubbs was a main player in Bruce Rioch's 'White Hot' Wanderers and captained Bolton at Wembley in both the League Cup Final and Play-Off Final in 1995.

Bolton Appearances: 256

Bolton Goals: 15

Bolton Legends Ranking: 24th

Alan Thompson

Former England international Alan Thompson joined Bolton in 1993 from Newcastle United, spending five years with the club. Thompson was an integral part of the Bolton team that gained promotion to the Premier League in 1995 and 1997. Thompson also scored the first competitive goal at the Reebok Stadium.

Bolton Appearances: 198

Bolton Goals: 42

Bolton Legends Ranking: 15th

Julian Darby

Farnworth born Julian Darby started his career with Bolton in 1986, and spent seven years with the club. Darby scored for Bolton at Wembley in the 1989 Football League Trophy Final in a 4-1 win against Torquay United.

Bolton Appearances: 345

Bolton Goals: 52

Keith Branagan

Irish international and goalkeeper Keith Branagan joined Bolton in 1992, helping the club go from the Second Division to the Premier League. Branagan left in 2000 after eight successful years with the club.

Bolton Appearances: 263

Bolton Legends Ranking: 9th

Simon Charlton

Left Back Simon Charlton joined Bolton in 2000, spending four years at the Reebok. During his time with the club, Bolton were promoted back to the Premier League and also reached the 2004 League Cup Final.

Bolton Appearances: 134

Bolton Goals: 0

Jason McAteer

Irish international and midfielder Jason McAteer joined Bolton in 1992 from non-league side Marine. McAteer spent three years with Bolton, helping them reach the 1995 League Cup Final and also helping the club gain promotion to the Premier League. McAteer left in 1995 to join Liverpool for a fee of £4.5 million.

Bolton Appearances: 145

Bolton Goals: 15

Bolton Legends Ranking: 22nd

Ivan Klasnic

The fox in the box. Klasnic joined from Ligue 1 side Nantes in 2009, before spending three years at the Macron. Easily one of the best finishers the club has had over the last fifteen years. Klasnic helped Bolton reach the Semi-Final of the FA Cup in 2011.

Bolton Appearances: 94

Bolton Goals: 24

Dean Holdsworth

Bolton's Chief Executive spent five and a half years with Bolton from 1997 to 2003. During his time at the club, Holdsworth helped Bolton gain promotion back to the Premier League in 2001.

Bolton Appearances: 186

Bolton Goals: 49

Bolton Legends Ranking: 47th

John Thomas

Striker John Thomas had two spells with Bolton in the 1980's, spending a total of four years with the club. Thomas was Bolton's top goalscorer in both the 1987/1988 and 1988/1989 seasons.

Bolton Appearances: 110

Bolton Goals: 44

Bolton Legends Ranking: 49th

Peter Reid

Legendary midfielder Peter Reid started his career at Bolton in 1974, before spending eight years at Burnden Park. Reid, alongside players such as Sam Allardyce and Frank Worthington, helped Bolton gain promotion to the First Division in 1978.

Bolton Appearances: 261

Bolton Goals: 25

Bolton Legends Ranking: 8th

Simon Coleman

Centre  back Simon Coleman joined Bolton in 1994, and was part of the side that gained promotion in 1995. Coleman left in 1998 to join Southend United.

Bolton Appearances: 40

Bolton Goals: 5

Gavin McCann

Midfielder Gavin McCann joined Bolton in 2007 from Aston Villa and spent four years with the club. McCann is probably best remembered for scoring the winning goal against Red Star Belgrade in the UEFA Cup in 2007.

Bolton Appearances: 88

Bolton Goals: 3

Fabian de Freitas

Dutch striker de Freitas joined Bolton in 1994, and scored two vital goals for Bolton in the 1995 Play-Off final against Reading. de Freitas left in 1996 to join West Brom.

Bolton Appearances: 49

Bolton Goals: 9

Mark Winstanley

Winstanley began his career at Bolton Wanderers in 1986, making his debut under then manager Phil Neal. He was instrumental in Bolton's cup-runs of the early nineties and saw the club back into the second tier of English football in 1993.

Bolton Appearances: 285

Bolton Goals: 6

Richie Branagan

Ritchie, son of Keith Branagan, is a former Bolton youth player, who has played for Bury, Salford City and is currently with Macclesfield Town.

Bolton Appearances: 0

Stuart Whittaker

Whittaker joined Bolton in 1993, spending four years with the club before joining Wigan Athletic in 1997.

Bolton Appearances: 3

Bolton Goals: 0

The former Bolton players will be joined by famous Bolton fans Paddy McGuiness and Danny Jones, as well as former X-Factor winner Shayne Ward and comedian John Bishop.