Q&A With Wolverhampton Wanderers

  • January 30, 2015 | By David Williams
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Ahead of the 134th meeting between Bolton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, we have got the views of a Wolves supporter.

Bolton go into the game on the back of a 4-2 defeat at Rotherham United on Tuesday night, while the visitors were held to a goalless draw by Charlton Athletic last Saturday.

In our latest edition of Q&A, we have spoken to Robert Kostur (@Robbo_WWFC) - who shares his views on Wolves' hopes of securing back-to-back promotions, memorable goals in previous meetings between the clubs, as well as why a debut for Adam Le Fondre could be a tasty prospect for Bolton's hopes of victory.

Q: After returning to the Championship, where do you expect Wolves to finish in their first season back in the second-tier?

A: At the start of the season, I'd have been more than happy with a mid-table finish. But the way we've been doing since the start of December, and with the top of the league so tight, I'd be quite gutted to miss out on the top-six.

Q: Kenny Jackett was the man behind last season's promotion. Is he good enough to take you up to the Premier League?

A: Definitely. If not this season, then within the next two I'd expect to see us up there.

He showed, after a very difficult November, that he's not afraid to make big changes when needed, and his style of football is reaping positive rewards on the whole.

He has a good eye for a player, and I'm looking forward to the coming summer to see what moves he makes in the market.

Q: As fellow Wanderers, do you have any positive memories of Bolton beyond the negative John McGinlay incident?

A: The best memory has to be of that Alex Rae screamer at the Reebok Stadium in 2003, that won ITV's Goal Of The Month award.

Other than that, Bolton are a side we've struggled against - though Johan Elmander's exquisite turn and finish at Molineux a few years ago is one of the best individual finishes I've seen in the flesh.

Q: Who has been your star performer this season?

A: While Carl Ikeme has been outstanding again, our biggest player is at the other end of the field.

When Nouha Dicko was missing during November/early December, we looked a completely different side and struggled to pick up points, and struggled to perform to our best.

It's no coincidence his return has brought about our best form of the season.

Q: Which Bolton player do you see as the biggest threat to your hopes of getting a positive result?

A: New signing Adam Le Fondre is a real threat to our hopes of a positive return down the M6 on Saturday.

He's someone who knows how to score goals for fun at this level, and I'm still surprised Cardiff let him go.

He'll be up for this one, and I'm convinced he'll give our two centre-backs a real test on Saturday.

Q: Finally, what is your score prediction for Saturday's game?

A: Bolton have been very difficult to beat under Neil Lennon, and this season's earlier game between the two sides was close.

I'd imagine the return match will be the same - 1-1.

Burnden Aces would like to thank Robert for taking the time to answer our questions. You can read more from him on Twitter - @Robbo_WWFC.

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