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Away Day Guides: Part One

31 July 2018

With the 2018/19 season underway this weekend, is profiling all 23 of the Sky Bet Championship away days that Wanderers fans will be faced with during the next ten months.

Working in alphabetical order from A, part one of our 'Away Day Guides' feature will see us profile six of the 23 away days, starting with Aston Villa. Wanderers will head to Villa Park on Saturday 3 November.


Stadium Name: Villa Park

Opened: 1897

Capacity: 42,785

Record Attendance: 76,588 (vs Derby County – March 1946)


Last season’s result:

Aston Villa 1-0 Bolton Wanderers | 30/09/17


AV: Johnstone, Elmohamady, Chester, Terry, Taylor, Snodgrass (Samba 89), Whelan, Hourihane, Adomah, Davis (Onomah 73), Kodjia (Hogan 72)

Scorer(s): Kodjia pen (39)

BW: Howard, Little, Wheater, Beevers, Taylor (Robinson 85), Henry, Pratley, Amoebi (Noone 63), Karacan (Le Fondre 69), Armstrong, Madine

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 99.3 miles (1 hour 54 minutes)

Our first trip to Villa Park: 2nd October 1897 (Aston Villa 3-2 Bolton Wanderers)



Our record at Villa Park:

Aston Villa wins: 38

Draws: 19

Bolton wins: 18

The nearest train station: Witton Railway Station: (0.3 miles)



Stadium Name: St. Andrew’s

Opened: 1906

Capacity: 29,409

Record Attendance: 67,341 (vs Everton – February 1939)


Last season’s result:

Birmingham City 0-0 Bolton Wanderers | 15/08/17


BC: Stockdale, Nsue, Morrison (Shotton 26), Roberts, Grounds, Cotterill, Ndoye (Jutkiewicz 45), Gardner, Kieftenbeld, Maghoma, Donaldson (Vassell 73)

Scorer(s): -

BW: Howard, Morais, Dervite, Burke, Beevers, Taylor, Pratley, Cullen, Karacan, Armstrong (Le Fondre 70), Madine (Wilbraham 83)

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 101 miles (1 hour 58 minutes)

Our first trip to St. Andrew’s: 16th November 1907 (Birmingham City 2-1 Bolton Wanderers)


Our record at St. Andrew’s:

Birmingham City wins: 30

Draws: 15

Bolton wins: 13

The nearest train station: Bordesley Railway Station: (0.5 miles)



Stadium Name: Ewood Park

Opened: 1882

Capacity: 31.367

Record Attendance: 61,783 (vs Bolton Wanderers – March 1929)


Last trip to Ewood Park:

Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Bolton Wanderers | 28/08/15


BR: Raya, Henley, Hanley, Duffy, Spurr, Marshall (Koita 59), Evans (Guthrie 68), Lowe, Conway, Delfouneso (Barrow 78), Rhodes

Scorer(s): -

BW: Amos, Prince, Moxey, Dervite, Wilson, Feeney, Davies, Danns, Clough, Wellington, Madine (Heskey 79)

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 19.5 miles (24 minutes)

Our first trip to Ewood Park: 8th December 1888 (Blackburn Rovers 4-4 Bolton Wanderers)


Our record at Ewood Park:

Blackburn wins: 41

Draws: 18

Bolton wins: 23

The nearest train station: Mill Hill Railway Station: (0.8 miles)



Stadium Name: Griffin Park

Opened: 1904

Capacity: 12,300

Record Attendance: 38,678 (vs Leicester City – February 1949)


Last trip to Griffin Park: Brentford 2-0 Bolton Wanderers | 13/01/18


B: Bentley, Bjelland, Barbet, Mepham, Yennaris, Mokotjo, Woods, Sawyers, Vibe (Maupay 86), Jozefzoon (Canos 77), Watkins

Scorer(s): Jozefzoon (40), Maupay (90)

BW: Alnwick, Little (Wilbraham 84), Beevers, Wheater, Derik, Robinson, Morais (Le Fondre 68), Vela, Charsley (Buckley 55), Ameobi, Madine

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 219 miles (3 hours, 45 minutes)

Our first trip to Griffin Park: 3rd February 1934 (Brentford 3-1 Bolton Wanderers)


Our record at Griffin Park:

Brentford wins: 12

Draws: 6

Bolton wins: 3

The nearest train station: Brentford Station: (0.4 miles)



Stadium Name: Ashton Gate

Opened: 1887

Capacity: 27,000

Record Attendance: 43,335 (vs Preston North End – February 1935)


Last trip to Ashton Gate:

Bristol City 2-0 Bolton Wanderers | 26/09/17


BC: Fielding, Bryan, Flint, Wright, Baker, Pack, Smith, O’Dowda, Reid (Woodrow 80), Diedhiou (Taylor 80), Paterson (Eliasson 67)

Scorer(s): Diedhiou (39), Flint (77)

BW: Howard, Little, Wheater, Beevers, Taylor, Morais, Pratley, Henry, Noone (Ameobi 55), King (Le Fondre 77), Madine (Wilbraham 82)

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 187 miles (3 hours, 26 minutes)

Our first trip to Ashton Gate: 27th February 1904 (Bristol City 2-0 Bolton Wanderers)


Our record at Ashton Gate:

Bristol City wins: 17

Draws: 9

Bolton wins: 4

The nearest train station: Parson Street Station: (1.3 miles)



Stadium Name: Pride Park

Opened: 1997

Capacity: 33,597

Record Attendance: 33,378 (vs Liverpool – March 2000)


Last trip to Pride Park:

Derby County 3-0 Bolton Wanderers | 07/04/18


DC: Carson, Baird, Pearce, Davies, Wisdom, Ledley, Huddlestone, Lawrence (Thomas 85), Weimann, Vydra (Palmer 69), Nugent (Jerome 69)

Scorer(s): Pearce (6), Vydra (33), Lawrence (54)

BW: Alnwick, Little, Beevers, Wheater, Burke (Noone 46), Robinson, Henry (Derik 75), Karacan, Vela, Le Fondre, Wilbraham (Ameobi 46)

Scorer(s): -


Distance from Macron Stadium: 99.8 miles (2 hours, 11 minutes)

Our first trip to Pride Park: 13th April 1998 (Derby County 4-0 Bolton Wanderers)


Our record at Pride Park:

Derby wins: 5

Draws: 3

Bolton wins: 1

The nearest train station: Derby Midland Station: (0.7 miles)

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