a small city soccer group punching method above its body weight. bolton wanderers have actually a small but enthusiastic band of followers and are usually disliked by the media, followers of various other clubs an such like for the reason that over there amount of time in the english top-quality league they've taken a scalp of just one among these groups and/or knocked all of them out of cup tournaments. known as 'long basketball merchants' they will have a tendancy to relax and play football that gets 'in the face area' of there opponents and consecuently prevents all of them playing 'propper soccer' due to the fact media call it. basicaly they have been looked at as a little club that dosent belong within the premership - this only started when the beloved media sweetheart western ham was directed within reebok stadium into the 2001/2 period. the news nevertheless attempt to phone them a small club even with 2 european tours (the 2nd had been the last 16 just getting knocked out on away goals by displaying lisbon following a 2-2 draw with byern munich) a league glass last, 2 FA cup semis and beating lyon annually inside serenity glass final.