Opposition Guide: Bolton County

We take a look at Bolton County AFC ahead of the 2019/20 season

Full name:  Bolton County Amature Football Club

Founded:  1948 (71 years ago)

2018/19 finish:  Premier Division 9th

Star Man: Bolton County’s star man is their top goalscorer for the past two seasons Jordan Mark McLoughlin who has scored 10 goals in 23 games last season. He has scored some important goals for County last season including a hattrick against Chadderton Reserves. McLoughlin has been at Bolton County since the 2017/18 season and has scored 17 goals in 30 games. *Stats from Full-Time Website*

Manchester Central vs Bolton County

Ground: Radcliffe Road, Darcy Lever, Bolton, Lancashire BL3 1AN

Distance from the Manchester Communications Academy: 30-minute drive (10.5 miles)

Getting to the ground: You can get to Bolton County by Bus or train.  The following transit lines have routes that pass near Bolton County – Train: Northern to Bolton; Bus: 471 or 524 once off the bus it is about a 20-minute walk to the ground.

Head to Head: The two sides have met 5 times with Central claiming three victories, Beechfield United with one victory and there has been one draw between the two teams.

Last Meeting: Bolton County 2 Manchester Central 4 (10 November 2018): Central come away with all three points against nine-man Bolton County. Goals either side of the break from Cory Knight, Marcello Arhin, Buba Sakiliba and Zak Bell put Central 4-0 up after 79 minutes. Central seemed to switch off against nine-man County and let two goals in on the 85th minute and the 89th. Despite that Central took away the three points and it was this game that started off Centrals unbeaten run that ran through until early May

Did you know: Cory Knight has scored in every game against Bolton County apart from one where Central lost 2-0.

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