Bolton Wanderers FC
Bolton Wanderers were among the twelve teams that was a member of the English Football League from the start. They came in fifth place the first season (1888/1889) and in other words, it is a club with plenty of history. The club has never won the top leagues, but both FA Cup and the League Cup. Two of the most prominent players over the years are Joe Smith and Nat Lofthouse.
Park Recreation Ground (1874-1881)
Pike’s Lane (1881-1895)
Burnden Park (1895-1997)
Reebok Stadium (1997-)
FA Cup: 4
Football League Cup: 2
Men from Bolton Wanderers in 53rd Field Regiment during WWII.
Bolton was founded in 1874 with pupils in Christ Church School on Blackburn Street. The second name “Wanderers” came from the fact that the club often changed head quarter.
Premier League record
Imperial War Museums