Bolton Wanderers F.C
Bolton Wanderers F.C is a football club in Bolton, Great Manchester, England. This club was established in 1874 as Christ Church Football Club. It three years later changed its name to Bolton Wanderers F.C. The footballs used the Burnden Park as their stadium until 1997 where they moved to University of Bolton Stadium, previously called the Reebook Stadium. The stadium is approximately a mile from the Bolton town center and has a sitting capacity of twenty-nine thousand seats.
Like any other football club, Bolton Wanderers F.C has traditional rivalry from the neighboring clubs like Preston North End, Blackburn Rovers, and the most recent being Wigan Athletic. However, the rivalry between Bolton Wanderers F.C and Wigan Athletic is generally by their respective fans. Bolton Wanderers F.C has an official support association known as Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association. This association was an initiative of a fan that was later vetted and manifested to be responsive and organized. Bolton Wanderers F.C has fans from other parts outside Bolton. The Bolton Wanderers Supporters Association has made it possible for them to be affiliated and feel connected to the football club.
Bolton Wanderers F.C had a long-term partnership with Reebook, which circumscribed manufacturing kits, shirt sponsorship, and stadium naming rights. The stadium was later transferred to the University of Bolton. The shares of these teams are controlled by a private company called Burden Leisure Limited. This company was a public company previously until 2013 where it voluntarily delisted. In August 2019, the football club was under a new manager called Keith Hill. Keith Hill, after his appointment, he signed nine players, played against Bristol Rovers and Bolton Wanderers F.C won for the first time in twenty-two matches. Unfortunately, the club was suspended for eighteen months, leading them to go down to the fourth tier of English football. This downfall led to the appointment of Ian Evatt as Keith Hills successor.
The “Wanderers,” which is a nickname for Bolton Wanderers F.C, has a variety of kits depending on where and when they are playing. The football club changed from Rebook to Italian sporting apparel called Macron. Their kits encompass mostly white matched with other colors like navy blue, yellow, or wearing all white. Their badge consists of the club’s names initial and red ribbons.
During the covid19 pandemic, Bolton Wanderers F.C has taken part in the English Football League to donate food parcels to communities and holding numerous campaigns on their social media platform to sensitize the importance of mental health.
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