Bolton Wanderers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1923-04-28 Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)

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2003-08-16 Cristiano Ronaldo (18) makes his debut for Manchester United and the Premier League in a 4–0 home victory over Bolton Wanderers

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1930-09-28 Doug Holden, English soccer winger (5 caps; Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End), born in Manchester, England (d. 2021)
  • 1941-07-24 Tony Dunne, Irish soccer left-back (33 caps, Republic of Ireland; Manchester United; Bolton Wanderers; Irish Footballer of the Year 1969), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1948-11-23 Frank Worthington, English soccer forward (8 caps; Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers) and manager (Tranmere Rovers), born in Halifax, England (d. 2021)
  • 1964-04-08 John McGinlay, Scottish footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1972-01-28 Nicky Southall, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1975-08-30 Radhi Jaïdi, Tunisian soccer defender (105 caps; Espérance, Bolton Wanderers, Birmingham City, Southampton), born in Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1983-08-13 Ľubomír Michalík, Slovakian soccer defender (8 caps; Bolton Wanderers, Leeds United, Carlisle United, Portsmouth), born in Čadca, Slovakia
  • 1986-08-01 Andrew Taylor, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Hartlepool, England

Deaths in Sport

  • 2020-06-08 Tony Dunne, Irish soccer left-back (33 caps, Republic of Ireland; Manchester United; Bolton Wanderers; Irish Footballer of the Year 1969), dies at 78
  • 2021-03-22 Frank Worthington, English soccer forward (8 caps; Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers) and manager (Tranmere Rovers), dies at 72
  • 2021-04-07 Doug Holden, English soccer winger (5 caps; Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End), dies at 90