The Club was founded as Christ Church FC in 1874 but changed it’s name to Bolton Wonderers 3 years later. They were one of the founding members of the football league in 1888.
• Div One: 1997
• Div Two: 1909, 1978
• Div Three: 1973
• FA Cup: 1958, 1929, 1926, 1923
• FA Charity Shield: 1958
• Football League Trophy: 1989
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Bolton Wanderers are also known as “The Trotters", due to a pitch that the club used towards the end of the nineteenth century. The pitch backed onto a piggery and clearances tended to end up in the pig pens. Players therefore had to ‘trot’ through the pens to retrieve their ball.
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