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Greatest BL6 Players: 20-16

8 September 2017

Last week we gave you the chance to vote for the best players to have played at Macron Stadium/Reebok Stadium. As the week draws to a close cast your eye over those who finished 20th-16th.

20th. Fabrice Muamba

On 16 June 2008, Muamba joined Premier League Bolton Wanderers for a fee of Β£5 million signing a four-year contract. The midfielder would go onto play 148 times for the club scoring four times in all competitions. The beloved midfielder's career was unfortunately cut short after he suffered a cardiac arrest during the first half of an FA Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur. The 29-year-old made a full recovery, however, was forced to retire from football. 

 

19th. Bruno N'Gotty

Bruno N'Gotty originally joined the club on loan in September 2001, however, come the following January his move to the Whites was made permanent. The Frenchman featured 172 times scoring seven goals across five years before eventually leaving to join Birmingham City. 

18th. Stuart Holden

Despite his career ending prematurely due to injury, Stuart Holden places 18th on the list. The American became a cult hero during his time at the club despite only playing 38 times for the Wanderers. The energetic midfielder scored twice for Bolton, including that memorable goal against Blackburn Rovers. 

17th. Eidur Gudjohnsen

Over the course of two spells with Bolton, the Icelandic striker featured nearly 100 times scoring 33 times. Joining on a free transfer in 1998 from Dutch side PSV Gudjohnsen's spent two years at the Reebok Stadium before departing for Chelsea. The 38-year-old would return in 2014 for a solitary season. 

16th. El Hadji Diouf

A favourite amongst the Wanderers faithful, the Senegalese international originally joined the club on loan from Liverpool in 2004 before making his move permanent the following summer. Over the course of four years, Diouf would play over 100 times and scored the club's first ever goal in a European competition.


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