Monday, November 06, 2006

Bolton v West Ham

Allardce's side kept pacee with the top two with a scomewhat fortuitous 1-0 victory over Blackburn. Nolan's deputy Fortune also looks set to be ruled out after picking up a thigh injury in traning which leaves Allardyce with a midfield selection dilemma on his hands. Meanwhile defender Faye could also be sidelined following the concussion he picked up in the weekend victory against Blackburn. The Wigan boss admits he gave his side a severe talking to in the wake of their defeat at home to Man.United and his reprimand drew immediate rewards last few weeks with a 4-0 thumping of Man.City. Strikers Heskey and Camara were on the scoresheet,as was Valencia for the first time in Wigan colours, Plus, with the Athetic defence suddenly discovering how to keep a clean sheet. Bolton have been great recently with 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats in the last 10 matches and seem focused for a European berth next season.

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