Bodvarsson Frustrated, Vows to Play His Part

  • November 16, 2023 | By Chris Mann
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Jon Dadi Bodvarsson has vowed to continue playing his part at Bolton, despite seeing his time on the field limited in the early part of this season.

Bodvarsson, whose four starts so far have all come in cup competitions, netted a brace on Tuesday as Wanderers secured top-spot in their Bristol Street Motors Trophy group to guarantee themselves a home draw in the first knockout stage.

The Iceland international admits to being left frustrated with his current status at the club, but says there is only so much he can control - with the Trotters currently on a run of seven consecutive wins for the first time in seven years.

"It's frustrating to be not playing as much as you would want to, but at the same time you can't really change a winning team," Bodvarsson told

"The lads who have been playing have been brilliant. We have been really good this season and for me that's the most important thing. It's not about me, it's about the whole team.

"As a player you want to play more and you're never happy being on the bench but you just control the controllables and do as well as you can, whether it's 15 minutes or from the start.

"It's about the whole collective team spirit and when I'm on the pitch I just make sure I do my part and help the team.

"It's looking good at the moment. No matter which competition it is we want to do well and obviously I want to get a trip back to Wembley because I missed out last time."

Sky Bet League One Standings

Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Bolton Wanderers 18 39
2 Portsmouth 18 39
3 Oxford United 18 36
4 Stevenage 20 36
5 Peterborough United 19 35
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