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Bolton Wanderers Statistics & Analysis

The raw numbers for Bolton Wanderers after each match and across the season and what they meanb.

An Honest Assessment Of Phil Parkinson’s First Proper Month In Charge Of Bolton Wanderers

Jonny’s looked at Parky’s first real month in charge of the Whites and it makes for interesting reading

Player Ratings: Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Sheffield United

Jonny’s rated the team’s performance on Saturday and things don’t look good for Lawrie Wilson...

Man Of The Match: Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Sheffield United - Mark Beevers

Jonny’s chosen our new centre half as his man of the match this week, and for good reason

Five Things: Bolton Wanderers 1-0 Sheffield United

Jonny’s chosen five key points from our opening day victory against Sheffield United, and he’s absolutely delighted

Bolton Wanderers: Why The Diamond No Longer Works

Evidently the diamond formation no longer works for Bolton Wanderers, Dan reckons he knows why.

Is Jay Spearing more effective without Medo?

In four of Bolton's five matches this season, the midfield has been anchored by the partnership of Medo Kamara and Jay Spearing, a pairing that saw its beginnings under Dougie Freedman last season. What if it's not as effective as we think it is?

Bolton allow a staggering amount of shots

Bolton's defense has been bad this year, well worse than bad, really. The club has been particular poor at the prevention of goals, something that I think springs from them giving up a rather large amount of shots.

Bolton's shooting boots found, stuck in the past

Bolton's strikers are clearly missing their shooting boots but they have now been found! Now, if anyone knows how to resurrect H.G. Wells, track down the Doctor, or even get in that crazy guy from Safety Not Guaranteed we can fix this problem.

Striker corps missing shooting boots

Bolton have picked up no wins from their first matches of the season, drawing two and losing one. In those three games, they have managed two goals, both coming from Darren Pratley. Perhaps the biggest surprise is just how poor the strikers have been

Comparing Bolton's defenders through the numbers

Through three league matches the performance of Bolton's defense has been less than ideal. Which player does the statistics show has not been pulling his weight?

Penalties, points won, and points lost

The penalty in the Reading match conceded by David Wheater, which would result in a draw and cost Wanderers two points, got us thinking about how penalties effected Bolton's point total last season.

A look at the star performances by the wingers

In yesterday's Capital One Cup First Round match at Shrewsbury Town's Greenhous Meadow, Bolton Wanderers fans were treated to breakout performances for Sanmi Odelusi (age 20) and Robert Hall (age 19).

Stat breakdown: Burnley 1-1 Bolton Wanderers

The 2013/14 Bolton Wanderers are one point better than their 2012/13 counterparts were after their first match last season. Which, based on how the men in white played today, might be more than they deserved. This is a look at the numbers.