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Bolton Wanderers hold Burnden Park Disaster memorial service

9 March 2016

Neil Lennon and the entire first team squad were present as club marked the 70th anniversary of the Burnden Park Disaster

Bolton Wanderers supporters, players and staff gathered at Macron Stadium on Wednesday afternoon to remember the 33 individuals who lost their lives during the Burnden Park disaster 70 years ago to the day.

Club chaplain Phil Mason led the pitchside service at Macron Stadium, with guest readings from manager Neil Lennon, club secretary and historian Simon Marland and promotions manager Andrew Dean.

Representatives from Stoke City, the side Bolton played on the day 70 years ago, were also present for the service.

After the service wreaths were laid alongside a commemorative book, which contains the names of the 33 who lost their lives during the FA Cup tie. The book will now be on permanent display in the reception area at Macron Stadium.


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