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Away days: A guide to Wanderers' 2015/16 travels

17 June 2015

All the details needed for Bolton supporters looking to follow the Whites during the course of the coming campaign

Following the release of the 2015/16 Sky Bet Championship fixtures on Wednesday morning, bwfc.co.uk takes a look at whereabouts Wanderers will have to travel during the new season.

Having clocked up 6,681.5 miles on the road during the 2014/15 season, Whites supporters will be pleased to know they will only have to travel 6,233.8 miles this time around, largely thanks to AFC Bournemouth, Norwich City and Watford winning promotion as well as Millwall suffering relegation.

While there will be no clashes against local-rivals Blackpool or Wigan Athletic this time around following both clubs' drops to League One, Bolton still have three derbies to look forward to as both Burnley and Preston North End return to the division, while Neil Lennon’s side will once again lock horns with Blackburn Rovers.  

Naturally, these three games are the closest for the Trotters with Deepdale 18.8 miles away (38.9 miles round-trip), Ewood Park 20.5 miles away (39.4 miles round-trip), and Turf Moor 32.5 miles away (63.5 round-trip).

At the other end of the scale, Wanderers’ trip to Brighton & Hove Albion is the further they will have to go, with the American Express Community Stadium 274 miles away from Macron Stadium (548 miles round-trip).  

Clashes with Ipswich Town at Portman Road (245 miles away/491 miles round-trip) and Charlton Athletic at the Valley (236 miles away/472 miles round-trip) are the next furthest away, closely followed by the Whites’ final day trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage (223 miles away/445 miles round-trip).

Bolton supporters will also have 122 miles to travel (244 miles round-trip) for the club’s first away game of the season against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium, as well as 170 miles (339 miles round-trip) for their first ever meeting with MK Dons at Stadium:mk.

Meanwhile, the Trotters will also have to travel 79.6 miles (159 miles round-trip) for their Boxing Day visit to Rotherham United’s New York Stadium.

Below is a comprehensive list of all of Wanderers’ away fixtures during the 2015/16 Sky Bet Championship season.

Opposition TeamGroundDate of GameDistance To Ground (in miles)Round Trip Total (in miles)
Birmingham CitySt. Andrew'sTuesday 23 February 2016102205
Blackburn RoversEwood ParkSaturday 29 August 201520.539.4
BrentfordGriffin ParkTuesday 5 April 2016220440
Brighton & Hove AlbionAmerican Express Community StadiumSaturday 13 February 2016274548
Bristol CityAshton GateSaturday 19 March 2016188376
BurnleyTurf MoorSaturday 17 October 201532.563.5
Cardiff CityCardiff City StadiumSaturday 23 April 2016204 408
Charlton AthleticThe ValleyTuesday 15 December 2015236472
Derby CountyiPro StadiumSaturday 9 April 201697194
FulhamCraven CottageSaturday 7 May 2016223445
Huddersfield TownJohn Smith's StadiumSaturday 19 September 201538.876
Hull CityKC StadiumSaturday 12 December 2015106211
Ipswich TownPortman RoadTuesday 3 November 2015245491
Leeds UnitedElland RoadSaturday 5 March 201650.4100
MK DonsStadium:mkTuesday 18 August 2015170339
MiddlesbroughRiverside StadiumSaturday 15 August 2015122244
Nottingham ForestCity GroundSaturday 16 January 2016113226
Preston North EndDeepdaleSaturday 31 October 201518.838.9
Queens Park Rangers
Loftus RoadSaturday 3 October 2015218436
ReadingMadejski StadiumSaturday 21 November 2015214430
Rotherham UnitedNew York StadiumSaturday 26 December 201579.6159
Sheffield WednesdayHillsboroughTuesday 12 January 201657.8115
Wolverhampton WanderersMolineuxSaturday 30 January 201688.6177

Ticket details for all of Wanderers' 2015/16 fixtures will be announced in due course ahead of each clash and available first on bwfc.co.uk and the club's social media outlets.


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