?The news is in. Bolton Wanderers have been taken over.
The future of the Lancashire outfit was looking increasingly bleak with the 5pm Tuesday deadline to secure new ownership passing without a conclusion being met.
While it appeared as if the extended time would not be enough, the League One club ?announced on Wednesday they had reached an agreement with
I don’t know why I @ you I’m just so happy ?
— Bolton Til I Die (@CallMeTropical) August 28, 2019
??Even fans of opposing clubs were offering their support and best wishes, fully aware that it has been a troublesome and tough few years for the club ever since they began suffering from financial issues back in December 2015.
Have no love or hate for Bolton. But having been through a brutal time as a football club it’s good to see them still going?? https://t.co/mH7du1NcMe
— ©?©? (@ConorCaldwell9) August 28, 2019
??Bolton fans can now also begin looking forward, to what will hopefully be a new, positive era in the club’s history.
Some were already looking towards a return to the club’s glory days.
Now that Bolton have been sold, can they get Big Sam and the gang back?
What’s Jay-Jay and Youri saying nowadays?#BWFC
— Clinton Forde (@FordeHaveMercy) August 28, 2019
??While there is a natural outpouring of happiness for Bolton supporters, staff members, players and all associated with the League One side, there still remains an overall sadness over the situation ongoing at Bury.
The fellow third division side were expelled from the EFL after a proposed takeover of their own from
That’s Bolton saved, let’s hope we hear some good news about Bury very soon too ?
— Stephen Jackson (@SmoggyOnTour) August 28, 2019
Great news that Bolton Wanderers take over has now gone through – at last some positive news. Let’s hope a solution for Bury can still be found following the devastating decision to remove them from the football league
— Lindsay Hoyle (@LindsayHoyle_MP) August 28, 2019
Bolton survived and found someone to buy their club, congratulations to them.
Such a shame that Bury couldn’t follow them.
— Jake? (@18jc_) August 28, 2019