2015–16 Bolton Wanderers F.C. season

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Bolton Wanderers
2015–16 season
Chairman Phil Gartside
(until 10 February 2016)
Manager Neil Lennon
(until 15 March 2016)
Jimmy Phillips
(Interim from 15 March 2016)
Stadium Macron Stadium
2015–16 Football League Championship 24th
FA Cup 4th round
League Cup 1st round
Top goalscorer League: Zach Clough (7)
All: Zach Clough (7)
Highest home attendance 18,178 vs Leeds United
(24th October 2015)
Lowest home attendance 5,842 vs Burton Albion
(11th August 2015)
Average home league attendance 14,977

The 2015–16 season is Bolton Wanderers's fourth consecutive season in the Football League Championship following their relegation from the Premier League in 2012.[1] Along with the Championship, the club will also compete in the FA Cup and Football League Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

Pre-season

On 19 May 2015, Bolton Wanderers announced their pre-season schedule in full for both the entire squad and an XI squad.[2][3] On 2 June 2015, the club confirmed their home pre-season friendly against Chievo Verona.[4] On 26 June 2015, Bolton Wanderers announced the club will face two friendlies during their Austria tour.[5]

Mid-season friendlies

Competitions

Football League Championship

Matches

On 17 June 2015, the fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[6]

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 66 79 −13 51
21 Rotherham United 46 13 10 23 53 71 −18 49
22 Charlton Athletic (R) 46 9 13 24 40 80 −40 40 Relegation to Football League One
23 Milton Keynes Dons (R) 46 9 12 25 39 69 −30 39
24 Bolton Wanderers (R) 46 5 15 26 41 81 −40 30
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2016. Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.

FA Cup

League Cup

Mid-season friendlies

Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2015 GK England Ben Amos Manchester United Free transfer [7]
1 July 2015 CF England Gary Madine Sheffield Wednesday Free transfer [8]
6 July 2015 CB Spain Derik Osede Real Madrid Free transfer [9]
12 July 2015 CM Spain Jon Ceberio Real Sociedad Free transfer [10]
12 July 2015 CM England Jordan Lussey Liverpool Free transfer [11]
5 August 2015 SS Scotland Stephen Dobbie Crystal Palace Free transfer [12]
5 August 2015 RB England Lawrie Wilson Charlton Athletic Free transfer [13]
20 August 2015 RB Italy Francesco Pisano Cagliari Free transfer [14]
27 August 2015 LB Spain José Manuel Casado Almería Free transfer [15]
5 September 2015 GK United States Paul Rachubka Crewe Alexandra Free transfer [16]
23 October 2015 CF Nigeria Shola Ameobi Crystal Palace Free transfer [17]

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2015 CM Republic of Ireland Keith Andrews Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 CB England James Ball Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 CF Jamaica Jermaine Beckford Preston North End [lower-alpha 1] Free transfer [18]
1 July 2015 GK Hungary Ádám Bogdán Liverpool Free transfer [20]
1 July 2015 CF Wales Craig Davies Wigan Athletic [lower-alpha 2] Free transfer [18]
1 July 2015 CM Bulgaria Georg Iliev Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 MF England Carl Kennedy Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 RM Northern Ireland Chris Lester Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 GK England Andy Lonergan Fulham [lower-alpha 3] Free transfer [18]
1 July 2015 RB England Glenn Matthews Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 CB England Matt Mills Nottingham Forest [lower-alpha 4] Free transfer [18]
1 July 2015 DF England Kieran Nolan Free Agent Released [18]
1 July 2015 DF England Ryan Sellers Wycombe Wanderers [lower-alpha 5] Free transfer [18]
1 July 2015 CM Philippines Luke Woodland Free Agent Released [18]
3 July 2015 CF Iceland Eiður Guðjohnsen Shijiazhuang Ever Bright Free transfer [25]
6 July 2015 RB England Alex Baptiste Middlesbrough £75,000 [26][27]
6 July 2015 LW England Sanmi Odelusi Wigan Athletic £50,000 [28][29]
20 August 2015 CB United States Tim Ream Fulham £1,400,000 [30][31]
1 September 2015 LB England Andy Kellett Wigan Athletic Undisclosed [32]
26 January 2016 CF Nigeria Shola Ameobi Fleetwood Town[lower-alpha 6] [33]
29 January 2016 LB Spain José Manuel Casado Free Agent Released [34]
  1. Following Beckford's release he joined Preston North End.[19]
  2. Following Davies' release he joined Wigan Athletic.[21]
  3. Following Lonergan's release he joined Fulham.[22]
  4. Following Mills' release he joined Nottingham Forest.[23]
  5. Following Sellers' release he joined Wycombe Wanderers.[24]
  6. Following Ameobi's release he joined Fleetwood Town.

Total income: Increase £1,525,000

Loans in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Date until Ref.
7 August 2015 CB France Prince-Désir Gouano Atalanta January 2106 [35]
20 August 2015 FW Brazil Wellington Silva Arsenal End of season [36]
26 October 2015 MF Australia Luke Brattan Manchester City 21 December 2015 [37]

Loans out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Date until Ref.
10 July 2015 CF Republic of Ireland Conor Wilkinson Barnsley 4 January 2016 [38]
28 July 2015 CF England Robert Hall Milton Keynes Dons End of season [39]
27 August 2015 CB England Oscar Threlkeld Plymouth Argyle 2 January 2016 [40]
19 October 2015 DF England Hayden White Blackpool 2 January 2016 [41]
24 October 2015 MF England Liam Trotter Nottingham Forest 12 December 2015 [42][43]
26 November 2015 MF England Jordan Lussey York City 26 December 2015 [44]

Squad

No. Name Pos. Nationality Place of birth Age Apps Goals Signed from Date signed Fee End
Goalkeepers
1 Ben Amos GK England Macclesfield 29 25 0 Manchester United 1 July 2015 Free 2019
13 Paul Rachubka GK United States San Luis Obispo 38 0 0 Crewe Alexandra 5 September 2015 Free 2016
Defenders
3 Dean Moxey LB England Exeter 33 41 1 Crystal Palace 2 July 2014 Free 2017
4 Dorian Dervite CB France Lille 31 59 1 Charlton Ahtletic 27 May 2014 Free 2017
15 Derik Osede CB Spain Madrid 26 8 0 Real Madrid 6 July 2015 Free 2018
24 Francesco Pisano RB Italy Cagliari 33 3 0 Cagliari 20 August 2015 Free 2017
25 Lawrie Wilson RB England Collier Row 32 9 0 Charlton Athletic 5 August 2015 Free 2017
31 David Wheater CB England Redcar 32 106 4 Middlesbrough 20 January 2011 £2,300,000 2016
45 Rob Holding CB England Tameside 23 7 0 Academy 1 July 2015 Trainee Undisclosed
Midfielders
6 Josh Vela CM/RB England Salford 25 58 1 Academy 20 March 2011 Trainee Undisclosed
7 Liam Feeney RM England Hammersmith 32 77 7 Millwall 1 July 2014 Free 2016
8 Jay Spearing DM England Wallasey 30 120 5 Liverpool 9 August 2013 Undisclosed 2017
16 Mark Davies CM England Willenhall 31 183 16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 26 January 2009 Undisclosed 2017
18 Neil Danns AM Guyana England Liverpool 36 105 9 Leicester City 1 July 2014 Free 2016
21 Darren Pratley CM England Barking 34 133 11 Swansea City 1 July 2011 Free 2018
27 Filip Twardzik CM Czech Republic Třinec 26 5 1 Celtic 2 February 2015 Undisclosed 2016
42 Tom Walker MF England Salford 23 17 1 Academy 1 July 2014 Trainee Undisclosed
Forwards
10 Zach Clough CF England Denton 24 22 9 Academy 1 July 2013 Trainee 2017
12 Max Clayton CF England Crewe 25 17 1 Crewe Alexnadra 18 September 2014 £300,000 2017
14 Gary Madine CF England Gateshead 29 23 4 Sheffield Wednesday 8 June 2015 Free 2017
19 Emile Heskey CF England Leicester 41 50 2 Newcastle Jets 24 December 2014 Free 2016
22 Wellington Silva WG/SS Brazil Rio de Janeiro 26 10 1 Arsenal 18 September 2015 Loan 2016
23 Stephen Dobbie SS/WG Scotland Glasgow 36 14 1 Crystal Palace 5 August 2015 Free 2016
30 Kaiyne Woolery MF England Hackney 24 3 0 Tamworth 14 August 2014 £10,000 2016

Statistics

As of 29 December 2015
No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Ben Amos 41 0 38+0 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
3 DF England Dean Moxey 37 1 33+0 0 3+0 1 1+0 0
4 DF France Dorian Dervite 26 1 21+1 1 3+0 0 1+0 0
6 MF England Josh Vela 35 2 30+1 2 3+0 0 1+0 0
8 MF England Jay Spearing 23 2 18+4 2 0+1 0 0+0 0
10 FW England Zach Clough 28 0 24+3 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
12 FW England Max Clayton 8 0 5+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
13 GK United States Paul Rachubka 8 0 6+1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
14 FW England Gary Madine 36 6 22+10 5 3+0 1 1+0 0
15 DF Spain Derik Osede 21 0 20+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
16 MF England Mark Davies 37 0 32+2 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
17 MF England Liam Trotter 16 1 8+5 1 2+1 0 0+0 0
18 MF Guyana Neil Danns 30 2 19+9 2 1+0 0 1+0 0
19 FW England Emile Heskey 28 2 12+15 2 0+0 0 0+1 0
21 MF England Darren Pratley 37 4 34+0 1 3+0 3 0+0 0
22 FW Brazil Wellington Silva (on loan from Arsenal) 25 2 14+8 2 3+0 0 0+0 0
23 FW Scotland Stephen Dobbie 23 3 3+19 3 0+0 0 0+1 0
25 DF England Lawrie Wilson 11 1 9+1 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
27 MF Czech Republic Filip Twardzik 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
30 FW England Kaiyne Woolery 18 2 5+10 2 0+3 0 0+0 0
31 DF England David Wheater 27 1 24+2 1 1+0 0 0+0 0
36 DF England Alex Finney 2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
41 DF England Oscar Threlkeld 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
42 MF England Tom Walker 8 0 3+4 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
43 FW Iran Alex Samizadeh 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
44 DF England Tyler Garratt 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
45 DF England Rob Holding 29 1 25+0 1 3+0 0 1+0 0
48 DF England Niall Maher 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players out on loan:
7 MF England Liam Feeney 40 5 35+1 5 3+0 0 1+0 0
24 DF Italy Francesco Pisano 3 0 2+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players who left the club during the season:
2 DF France Prince-Désir Gouano (on loan from Atalanta) 19 0 19+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 DF Spain José Manuel Casado 9 0 9+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 FW Nigeria Shola Ameobi 10 2 6+2 2 0+2 0 0+0 0

Goals record

As of 28 April 2016
Rank No. Po. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
1 10 FW England Zach Clough 7 0 0 7
2 14 FW England Gary Madine 5 1 0 6
3 7 MF England Liam Feeney 5 0 0 5
4 21 MF England Darren Pratley 1 3 0 4
5 23 FW Scotland Stephen Dobbie 3 0 0 3
6 6 MF England Josh Vela 2 0 0 2
8 MF England Jay Spearing 2 0 0 2
18 MF Guyana Neil Danns 2 0 0 2
19 FW England Emile Heskey 2 0 0 2
22 FW Brazil Wellington Silva 2 0 0 2
26 FW Nigeria Shola Ameobi 2 0 0 2
30 FW England Kaiyne Woolery 2 0 0 2
13 3 DF England Dean Moxey 0 1 0 1
4 DF France Dorian Dervite 1 0 0 1
17 MF England Liam Trotter 1 0 0 1
25 DF England Lawrie Wilson 1 0 0 1
31 DF England David Wheater 1 0 0 1
45 DF England Rob Holding 1 0 0 1
Total 40 5 0 43

Disciplinary record

As of 28 April 2016
No. Po. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
1 GK England Ben Amos 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
2 DF France Prince-Désir Gouano 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
3 DF England Dean Moxey 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
4 DF France Dorian Dervite 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
6 MF England Josh Vela 8 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
7 MF England Liam Feeney 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 MF England Jay Spearing 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
10 FW England Zach Clough 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 FW England Gary Madine 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
15 DF Spain Derik Osede 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
16 MF England Mark Davies 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
17 MF England Liam Trotter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 MF Guyana Neil Danns 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
20 DF Spain José Manuel Casado 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
21 MF England Darren Pratley 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
22 FW Brazil Wellington Silva 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
23 FW Scotland Stephen Dobbie 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 DF England Lawrie Wilson 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
30 FW England Kaiyne Woolery 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
31 DF England David Wheater 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
45 DF England Rob Holding 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 1
48 DF England Niall Maher 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 61 8 4 0 1 0 66 8

See also

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