Bolton Wanderers moved into the next stage of the FA Cup after defeating York comfortably. York could have gone ahead when Ashley Chambers had a sight of goal but he misplaced his pass instead of shooting.

Neil Barrett's effort was saved well by Adam Bogdan as York pressed but from the counter attack Kevin Davies lashed Bolton in front from eight yards.

Johan Elmander wrapped up the win, curling into the corner from 25 yards.



Bolton once again proved the class with a great win over newly promoted West Brom. The Baggies created the better chances with Peter Odemwingie spurning three excellent openings for the visitors.

But West Brom fell behind before the break when Lee Chung-Yong showed great composure to tee up Matt Taylor who side-footed in from close range.

And Elmander sealed victory late on, slotting home at the second attempt. The Swede's ninth league goal of the season - with only four minutes left - came towards the end of the home side's best spell of an enthralling game.



Owen Coyle has said that he wants Gary Cahill to stay at Bolton Wanderers. Cahill has established himself as one of the best defenders in the Premier League since joining Bolton two years ago and made his England debut in September.

The 24-year-old has regularly been linked with other clubs and was most recently mooted as a target for reigning champions Chelsea.

However, Coyle does not want to lose any of his best players as he also tries to convince Johan Elmander to sign a new contract at the Reebok Stadium.



Bolton Wanderer's winger Lee Chung-yong has signed a new contract. The 22-year-old joined from FC Seoul in summer 2009 and made 27 league starts in his debut season, scoring four goals, before playing in the World Cup.

"We have signed Lee on a contract extension," said manager Owen Coyle.

"It is great news for the club that such a talented player will be here for a long time."

Lee has started all 14 Premier League games for Bolton Wanderer's this season, scoring two goals, and follows team-mates Fabrice Muamba, Stuart Holden and Danny Ward in signing contract extensions.



Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle says that his side should have won all the points against Aston Villa. Kevin Davies cancelled out Ashley Young's early free-kick in the 35th minute to turn the game on its head, with Bolton Wanderers finishing the game the stronger of the two.

Villa had dominated the opening 20 minutes, creating several chances to score alongside Young's strike, but Coyle's men showed resolve in coming back into the game and almost completely nullifying Villa's threat in the second half.


Bolton Wanderers have parted ways with defender Danny Shittu by releasing him from his contract. The 30-year-old centre-half joined the Trotters in 2008 following a positive two-year spell at Watford, but made only 12 appearances during his time at the club.

The player's failure to break into the first-team saw manager Owen Coyle giving the defender his blessing to hunt for a new employer.


Bolton Wanderers have pulled off a major coup in the transfer market by signing young Real Madrid defender, Marcos Alonso. The 18-year-old will undergo a medical at the Reebok this weekend, ending Owen Coyle’s long and complex chase for his signature.

It is thought the Whites have agreed a fee of around £1.6million to land the Real Madrid full-back, who turned down the chance to join Portuguese giants Benfica to try his luck in the Premier League.


Portsmouth striker David Nugent is attracting the attention of Bolton Wanderers, according to the Portsmouth News.

The 25-year-old was deemed surplus to requirements at the start of the season and scored six goals during a season-long loan deal at Burnley.

The former Preston North End striker now looks likely to leave Fratton Park on a permanent deal with Bolton boss Owen Coyle, who he played under at Burnley, reportedly interested in signing him.

Coyle Keen on Wilshere

Owen Coyle will this week try to convince Arsenal that Jack Wilshere's development will benefit if he stays on loan at Bolton until the end of the year.

Wilshere has thrived at the Reebok, where Coyle thrust the 18-year-old into central midfield as his side achieved Barclays Premier League survival.

Coyle said: 'Jack wants to be an Arsenal player. All I'm saying is if Arsene Wenger and Arsenal don't think he'll play for them regularly at the start of the season, give me another six months. It would do him good. He would go back bigger and stronger. He is improving game by game.

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