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SPURS PREVIEW: Lowly Bolton will be seeking first win of year

PUBLISHED: 12:35 28 January 2009 | UPDATED: 15:51 07 September 2010

BOLTON remain winless in 2009 and will be intent on bagging their first Premier League win in five weeks when they welcome Spurs to the Reebok on Saturday. The Trotters last victory was against free-falling Portsmouth on December 20 and Gary Megson s outf

BOLTON remain winless in 2009 and will be intent on bagging their first Premier League win in five weeks when they welcome Spurs to the Reebok on Saturday.

The Trotters last victory was against free-falling Portsmouth on December 20 and Gary Megson's outfit had won just one of their last eight league games before last night's game at Blackburn. Bolton's current slump leaves them on 23 points, just two points above the relegation zone.

Bolton started the season well, winning the opener against Stoke. But they have struggled for consistency with six wins from their next 21 games.

The Trotters' poor form has led Megson, who took over from Sammy Lee in 2007, to bolster his squad. This week he signed 20-year-old Wolves midfielder Mark Davies on a four-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Megson has already signed 27-year-old Benfica striker Ariza Makukula, who has earned four caps for Portugal, on loan until the end of the season.

Earlier this month, Megson landed Sebastien Puygrenier from Zenit St Petersburg and will be looking for the new trio of signings to make an immediate impact. Kevin Davies is the Trotters' top scorer with six goals.

Make it - Saturday, 3pm, The Reebok Stadium

Watch it - Saturday, BBC1 10.20pm


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