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Phil Parkinson is Set to Become the New Bolton Boss

Is it finally over?

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There's been yet another, and hopefully a last, twist in the drawn out tale of who the next Bolton Wanderers manager will be.

The club has called a conference for tomorrow afternoon and the Bolton News are reporting that Bradford City boss, Phil Parkinson, is set to take over the poisoned chalice at the Macron Stadium.

It all comes as quite a shock as it  has been established for quite a while that the club were not going to shell out compensation for a new manager, but something seems to have changed over the last few days and a deal has now been agreed between the two clubs.

The 48-year old leave Valley Parade after four years in charge, which had made him the 5th longest serving manager in the Football League, having completely transformed the clubs fortunes during his reign.

Parkinson led the Bantams on a remarkable run of form towards the end of last season which saw City finish 5th, but crash out of the Play Off semi-finals at the hands of Millwall.

The impending announcement will end a 12 week search for a new manager which has had nearly as many favourite for the job, including: Phil Brown, Nigel Adkins, Steve Evans, Kevin Nolan, Peter Reid, Jimmy Phillips, Ryan Giggs, Steve Cotterill and probably more.

Keep your eyes on LoVS for reaction to the appointment and insight from a Bradford City supporter.