Coyle keeping Bolton confidence high

Published Add your comment

Football News

Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle remains confident he can turn things around at the Reebok Stadium.

The Trotters were hit by a first-half blitz from Chelsea at the weekend, and fell to a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Andre Villas-Boas' side after a hat-trick from Frank Lampard and double from last season's loanee Daniel Sturridge.

Coyle's side have now lost six on the spin in the Barclays Premier League following an open day victory against QPR, although matches against five of last season's top six has not made life easy for the former Burnley boss.

"We knew from the outset of the season that it was certainly a horrendous fixture list in terms of playing five of the teams that will finish in the top six, and we have come out of those games with no points," said the Bolton boss.

"But we have to pick ourselves up - we are now going into a group of games that I certainly believe we can win points from and start to move up the league.


"You have to take your disappointments and the smacks in the teeth that come your way. I had a career of that as a player and if I get a bit of it now as a manager, then so be it."

After the international break, Coyle's side face some big matches against Wigan, Sunderland and Swansea.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Bolton Wanderers
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again