Bolton Wanderers have endured a nightmare start

Bolton Wanderers have endured a nightmare start to the pre-season after losing all of their games until now.

Despite this, manager Neil Lennon is confident that his players will turn around the situation and be ready in time for the start of the new season. Pre-season provides a lot of confidence to the players, but it has been the other way round at Bolton. The club has been involved in three pre-season friendlies so far and they have lost every one of them. Their latest defeat came in the game against Morecambe, which is seen as very bad.

The start of the new season is only a couple of weeks away and it appears that Bolton are not prepared in any way. Lennon, though, has dispelled those fears and says that his forwards will start scoring goals soon. The club has been undergoing financial turmoil over the last five years and another relegation to the League One will almost end their hopes of ever returning to the Premier League. For several years, Bolton appeared to have established a firm place in the English top division. Apart from the existing players not doing well, Lennon has also not been able to get the best out of the new signings.

“It’s another game under our belts in which there were some good passages of play. We hit the bar and post, and should have scored more than the one.For the amount of possession we had, our play has to improve in the final third, and I’m confident it will do.Derik (Osede) made a mistake for the winning goal, but he’s the least of my worries. That was his first game in English football and it’s important he continues to bed in. There are still lingering areas that we need to improve on, because we kept failing in the final third,” said Lennon.