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Trotters' boss has faith in the quality of his squad and insists that survival is still “in their hands” ahead of matches against fellow relegations strugglers

Bolton can only blame themselves if they are relegated at the season, insists manager Owen Coyle.

With 12 games left to secure their top-flight safety, the Trotters welcome fellow strugglers Blackburn and QPR to the Reebox Stadium, before a trip to Wolves at the end of March.

Coyle's men currently sit second from bottom, but the 45-year-old maintains his side have enough quality to avoid the drop.

"Our destiny, our fate, or whatever you want to call it, that's in our own hands and to do that we have more than enough good players to go and address that," he told Sky Sports News.

"We have had a tough set of fixtures, but equally we know there are so many winnable games to come."

Leaders Manchester City are next up and Coyle believes his side could cause a shock at the Etihad Stadium, where City are yet to drop points.

"We go to Manchester City and again everybody will be writing us off as they do”, he added.

"Can you compete with a club like that over 38 games? No, but on any given day, absolutely.

"To do that we need every one of our players, not six or seven, but 11 to be focused, doing their job to the maximum and if you do that you can achieve results."

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