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The lessons Phil Parkinson would have learnt about his Bolton side after 12 games



After making such an stunning start to their season, many Bolton fans would have been in dreamland after they were sat joint top of the Championship table, alongside Leeds United and Middlesbrough. 

However, this joy was short lived as Phil Parkinson’s side have won one game in their last eight matches as the Trotters slipped to 16th in the table and fans will now be expecting a relegation-threatened season once again.

So for Wanderers fans, it’s difficult to make a judgement on Bolton’s season so far due to them being amongst one of the favourites for relegation to League 1, but they have proved that they can pull of some shock wins this season.

The win away to West Brom was a particularly surprising result given the difference in quality of players between the two teams.

Parkinson and his side travel to fellow relegation strugglers Rotherham United in what will prove to be a crucial game, despite it being the early stages of the Championship season.

What lessons has Phil Parkinson learnt after the first 12 games of his side’s season then?

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Editorial Assistant at Snack Media, writing for Football League World on a regular basis! Sports Journalism graduate from Southampton Solent University.

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