Previous Five Seasons
2005/06 - eight (Premiership), 2004/05 - 6 (Premiership), 2003/04 - eight (Premiership), 2002/03 - 17 (Premiership), 2001/02 - 16 (Premiership).
2005/06 Cup Progress
UEFA Cup Previous 32 vs Marseille - misplaced two-one on aggregate.
FA Cup Fifth Round (replay) vs West Ham United (a) - misplaced two-1 following extra time.
Carling Cup Quarter Finals vs Wigan Athletic (a) - lost two-.
Top rated Aim Scorer 2005/06: Stylianos Giannakopoulos (midfield) - 12 objectives.
Abdoulaye Meite (Marseille - Undisclosed), Quinton Lot of money (Manchester United - Free), Idan Tal (Maccabi Tel Aviv - Free of charge).
Radhi Jaidi (Birmingham Metropolis - £2 million), Bruno N'Gotty (Birmingham Town - Free), Jay-Jay Okocha (Qatar Sports Membership - No cost), Chris Howarth (Oldham Athletic - Loan), Khalilou Fadiga (Unveiled), Oscar Perez (Launched), Bedi Buval (Introduced), Matt Jansen (Unveiled), Chris Howarth (Introduced).
Bolton Wanderers continued to prove on their own as a top rated Premiership golf club despite economic restrictions preventing manager Sam Allardyce from taking the golf club on further. Allardyce himself was the subject of speculation, linking him with the England job as well as both Sunderland and Aston Villa more than the summer time.
Previous season's involvement in the UEFA Cup took its toll on the squad and this summer season much more gamers have been shipped out than have come in. Cult heroes Jay Jay Okocha and Bruno N'Gotty have moved on to Qatari aspect Sport Golf club and Birmingham Metropolis respectively after long spells at the golf club.
Radhi Jaidi who made an impression in the World Cup with Tunisia has also moved to the Midlands facet although Mexican striker Jared Borghetti, who made small influence given that joining the club previous summer season is set to leave the Reebok Stadium.
Manchester United stalwart Quinton Lot of money arrived on a totally free transfer soon after becoming unveiled from Old Trafford in the summertime. The South African midfielder joined the Reds for £1.five million from Atletico Madrid in 1999 and produced 76 appearances.
Ivory Coast defender Abdoulaye Meite signed for an undisclosed fee from Marseille soon after creating over 100 appearances in five seasons for the French part, but fell out of favour with coach Jean Fernandez final term.
Idan Tal, who had a spell in the Premiership with Everton between 2000 and 2002, joined on a no cost transfer from Maccabi Haifa. The Israeli international, with 58 caps to his name, has also played for Real Vallecano.
Sam Allardyce will find life tougher in the Premiership this season after losing numerous key people, including on loan Hidetoshi Nakata, who returned to Fiorentina. Not participating in Europe will aid the lowered squad stay fresh for league duty but the Trotters could see on their own slip out of the prime 10 for the very first time in 4 seasons.More info of Ladbrokes Football