Megson's Parting Message

  • December 30, 2009 | By Chris Mann
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After being sacked by Bolton on Wednesday, Gary Megson has wished the club well for the future and believes they can avoid relegation.

Following Tuesday night's 2-2 draw with Hull City, Megson was unsurprisingly axed as manager.

Despite constant abuse from "spectators" during his two-years at the Reebok Stadium, he has refused to comment on that situation and defended his record as Bolton boss.

"Despite all the stick I seem to have been getting from Bolton fans, I've been delighted that my peers and people who know football seem to say that it's gone OK since I've been there," quotes The Daily Mirror.

"But I don't want to comment on the spectators.

"There are 10 clubs in a battle at the bottom of the table, but the other nine aren't having to operate under the same conditions and circumstances that we were.

"I'm bitterly disappointed to lose my job, but I don't think the decision is unfair. They've made it in the best interests for the club.

"The club has made the decision and I have to accept it. It's really disappointing, but people have to make their decisions.

"You stand or fall by those decisions, but I hope that Bolton can stay up."

Megson took charge of 98 games since his appointment in October 2007, winning just 27 and losing 45.

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