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  • October 29, 2011
  • • 10:00 AM
  • • Liberty Stadium, Swansea
  • Referee: M. Clattenburg
  • • Attendance: 19477
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Premier League Preview: Swansea City - Bolton Wanderers

First meeting between the two sides in a top-flight game, with the visitors having a historical advantage after going unbeaten in nine of their last 10 meetings in the league


PROBABLE LINEUPS

SWANSEA CITY

Vorm
Rangel, Monk, Williams, Taylor
Dyer, Britton, Gower, Sinclair
Allen
Graham

BOLTON WANDERERS

Jaaskelainen
Boyata, Cahill, Wheater, Robinson
Eagles, Reo-Coker, Pratley, Petrov
Davies, Ngog
For the home side, Kemy Agustien is out with a hamstring injury, while Ferry Bodde and Steven Caulker (both knee) are sidelined as well. Stephen Dobbie (ankle) and Alan Tate (broken leg) are also recovering from their respective injuries and remain out of action.

Owen Coyle may miss the services of Marcos Alonso, who is believed to still be recovering from a foot injury. Dedryck Boyata is a doubt after sustaining an ankle injury against Sunderland, while Sean Davis is yet to make a return after a protracted knee injury.

Stuart Holden fell prey to a serious knee injury against Manchester United at Old Trafford, and is not expected to return until next March. Chung-Yong Lee and Tyrone Mears are also sidelined, as both players recover from a broken leg.

Meanwhile, Sam Ricketts suffered an Achilles problem that needed surgery. He has made progress in his recovery, but is expected to be unavailable for this fixture.


DID YOU KNOW?
  • Swansea City has never played Bolton Wanderers in the top-flight in all its history.
  • The hosts have beaten the Trotters only once in the last 10 league meetings between the two sides. That victory was back in 1988.
  • Brendan Rodgers' men are currently on an unbeaten run of 13 league games at the Liberty Stadium.
  • Bolton Wanderers have conceded 24 goals so far in the league this season. No other team has shipped in more.
  • The visitors have also had trouble keeping clean sheets, as they have managed only one in their last 15 matches in the Premier League.
  • Owen Coyle's men are currently struggling in the relegation zone after losing seven of their last eight league games.

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Available Squads
1Michel VormGoalkeeper
6Ashley WilliamsDefender
3Neil TaylorDefender
22Ángel RangelDefender
7Leon BrittonMidfielder
27Mark GowerMidfielder
11Scott Sinclair Midfielder
12Nathan DyerMidfielder
24Joe AllenMidfielder
9Danny GrahamStriker
25Gerhard TremmelGoalkeeper
18Vangelis MorasDefender
15Wayne RoutledgeMidfielder
10OrlandiMidfielder
29Ashley RichardsMidfielder
8Luke MooreStriker
18Leroy LitaStriker
22Jussi JaaskelainenGoalkeeper
31David WheaterDefender
24Gary CahillDefender
-Gretar SteinssonDefender
11Ricardo GardnerMidfielder
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
17Martin PetrovMidfielder
7Chris EaglesMidfielder
21Darren PratleyMidfielder
16Mark DaviesMidfielder
54David NgogStriker
1Adam BogdanGoalkeeper
3Paul RobinsonDefender
12Zat KnightDefender
26Fabrice MuambaMidfielder
44Gäel KakutaMidfielder
14Kevin DaviesStriker
17Ivan KlasnicStriker
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Danny Graham
Danny Graham
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 9
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Jussi Jaaskelainen
Jussi Jaaskelainen
Position: Goalkeeper
Squad Number: 22
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