Liam Trotter Holds No Regrets Over Bolton Spell

  • May 23, 2018 | By Chris Mann
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Liam Trotter holds no grudges over his time at Bolton and believes his move to AFC Wimbledon has reinvigorated his career.

Trotter endured a mixed time at Wanderers, for whom he made just 73 appearances during a three-and-a-half year spell, as he struggled with injury and inconsistent form that attracted criticism from supporters.

After leaving Macron Stadium following the club's promotion to the Championship last summer, the 29-year-old linked up with AFC Wimbledon on a free transfer and with 45 games under his belt during a successful debut campaign at Kingsmeadow, he admits to being happy with his football once more.

"I needed to get a lot of games under my belt after three tough seasons at Bolton," Trotter told London News Online.

"I was injured a lot there and in and out of the team. There were a couple of other things, like coming back down south and being closer to my family, that played a part. But also it is just a feel for a club. Callum Kennedy is a good friend of mine, he spoke very highly of life here.

"I can't bemoan the fact I was injured too much at Bolton, that's football. I have been very fortunate to play a lot of games and to be fit a lot of the time. I've had friends who have had very serious injuries which have ended their careers.

"It's hard to be too disappointed looking back - it is a great club, I made some good friends there and ended it on a promotion."

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