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26/10/2018 at 20:07


PREVIEW: Bolton Wanderers v Hull City

Hard luck stories simply won't cut it at the present, for however good City - and manager Nigel Adkins in particular - claim the club to be playing, we are consistently losing. The stench of relegation is growing around the club; little surprise given the negligent investment going into the club over the summer. But losing, like winning, is also a habit. While good teams find ways to win, bad teams always find ways to lose. Right now, Hull City are in the latter category. 

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Graveyard territory...

Our track record in Bolton is utterly abysmal. We've not won here in our last 21 attempts - and last secured a victory here back in 1935. 17 years after the First World War ended. Wretched is being polite, but Nigel Adkins has to find a winning formula sharpish, as City are sinking fast. Problems in defence mean both Jordy de-Wijs and Reece Burke face late fitness tests, after hobbling off during the injury time defeat to Bristol City in midweek.

Bolton Wanderers are hardly ripping up trees in the form guide, with just six points from the previous thirty available. Former Tigers boss Phil Parkinson could recall Polish international defender Pawel Olkowski after a recent stomach bug. For the record, Bolton have lost eight of their previous nine home games when they've fallen behind. Not that City are likely to take the lead, like... 

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