1994–95 Bolton Wanderers F.C. season

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Bolton Wanderers
1994–95 season
Chairman England Gordon Hargreaves
Manager Scotland Bruce Rioch (until 8 June 1995)
England Roy McFarland (from 20 June 1995)
Stadium Burnden Park
First Division 3rd
FA Cup 4th Round
Coca Cola Cup Runners Up
Top goalscorer League: John McGinlay (16)
All: John McGinlay (22)
Highest home attendance 20,041 v Wolverhampton Wanderers
17 May 1995
Lowest home attendance 8,212 v
Ipswich Town
5 October 1994

The 1994–1995 season was the 116th season in Bolton Wanderers F.C.'s existence, and their second successive season in the Football League First Division. It covers the period from 1 July 1994 to 30 June 1995.[1]

Results[edit]

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
13 August 1994 Grimsby Town A 3 – 3 Paatelainen (2), McGinlay (pen) 8,393
20 August 1994 Bristol City H 0 – 2 12,127
27 August 1994 Middlesbrough A 0 – 1 19,570
30 August 1994 Millwall H 1 – 0 Patterson 9,519
3 September 1994 Stoke City H 4 – 0 McGinlay, McAteer (2), Paatelainen 11,515
10 September 1994 Sheffield United A 1 – 3 McGinlay 14,116
13 September 1994 Luton Town A 3 – 0 McGinlay (2), Sneekes 5,764
17 September 1994 Portsmouth H 1 – 1 McGinlay 11,284
24 September 1994 Southend United A 1 – 2 Sneekes 4,507
1 October 1994 Derby County H 1 – 0 McGinlay 12,015
8 October 1994 Burnley A 2 – 2 McGinlay, Coleman 16,687
16 October 1994 Oldham Athletic H 2 – 2 Paatelainen, Lee 11,106
22 October 1994 Port Vale A 1 – 1 Green 10,003
29 October 1994 Watford H 3 – 0 Paatelainen, McGinlay (2) (1pen) 10,483
1 November 1994 Swindon Town H 3 – 0 Coleman, Thompson, de Freitas 10,046
5 November 1994 Charlton Athletic A 2 – 1 Sneekes (2) 9,793
19 November 1994 Notts County H 2 – 0 de Freitas, Paatelainen 11,698
23 November 1994 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1 – 3 Paatelainen 25,903
26 November 1994 Barnsley A 0 – 3 8,507
6 December 1994 Port Vale H 1 – 0 Patterson 10,324
10 December 1994 Bristol City A 1 – 0 Patterson 6,144
17 December 1994 Grimsby Town H 3 – 3 Coyle (2), Lee 10,522
26 December 1994 Sunderland A 1 – 1 Paatelainen 19,758
27 December 1994 Tranmere Rovers H 1 – 0 Thompson 16,782
31 December 1994 West Bromwich Albion A 0 – 1 18,184
2 January 1995 Reading H 1 – 0 Coleman 14,705
14 January 1995 Watford A 0 – 0 9,113
21 January 1995 Charlton Athletic H 5 – 1 McGinlay (2), McAteer, Coyle, Paatenlainen 10,516
4 February 1995 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 5 – 1 Sneekes, Coleman, Phillips, Coyle, Thompson 16,964
7 February 1995 Notts County A 1 – 1 Coyle 7,553
18 February 1995 Barnsley H 2 – 1 Thompson, Sneekes 12,463
26 February 1995 Derby County A 1 – 2 McAteer 11,003
4 March 1995 Southend United H 3 – 0 Thompson, Lee, McAteer 10,766
11 March 1995 Middlesbrough H 1 – 0 Paatelainen 18,370
19 March 1995 Milwall A 1 – 0 McGinlay 6,103
22 March 1995 Sheffield United H 1 – 1 Stubbs 16,756
25 March 1995 Portsmouth A 1 – 1 Paatelainen 7,756
5 April 1995 Swindon Town A 1 – 0 Thompson 8,100
8 April 1995 West Bromwich Albion A 1 – 0 Thompson (pen) 16,207
11 April 1995 Luton Town H 0 – 0 13,619
14 April 1995 Tranmere Rovers A 0 – 1 15,595
17 April 1995 Sunderland H 1 – 0 McGinlay 15,030
21 April 1995 Reading A 1 – 2 Lee 13,223
29 April 1995 Oldham Athletic A 1 – 3 McGinlay 11,901
3 May 1995 Stoke City A 1 – 1 McGinlay 15,507
7 May 1995 Burnley H 1 – 1 Paatelainen 16,853
Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
2. Reading 46 23 10 13 58 44 14 79
3. Bolton Wanderers 46 21 14 11 67 45 22 77
4. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 21 13 12 77 61 16 76

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Football League First Division Play-Offs[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
14 May 1995 Semi Final First Leg Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1 – 2 McAteer 26,153
17 May 1995 Semi Final Second Leg Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2 – 0 (aet)
3 – 2 (agg)
McGinlay (2) 20,041
29 May 1995 Final Reading Wembley Stadium 4 – 3 (aet) Coyle, de Freitas (2), Paatelainen 64,107

F.A. Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
7 January 1995 Round 3 Portsmouth A 1 – 3 Sneekes 9,721

Coca-Cola Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
21 September 1994 Round 2 First Leg Ipswich Town A 3 – 0 McAteer, McGinlay, Thompson 7,787
5 October 1994 Round 2 Second Leg Ipswich Town H 1 – 0
4 – 0 (agg)
Sneekes 8,212
25 October 1994 Round 3 Sheffield United A 2 – 1 Paatelainen, Scott (og) 6,939
30 November 1994 Round 4 West Ham United A 3 – 1 McGinlay (2) (1pen), Lee 18,190
29 November 1995 Round 5 Norwich City H 1 – 0 Lee 17,029
12 February 1995 Semi Final First Leg Swindon Town A 1 – 2 Stubbs 15,341
8 March 1995 Semi Final Second Leg Swindon Town H 3 – 1
4 – 3 (agg)
McAteer, Paatelainen, McGinlay 19,851
2 April 1995 Final Liverpool Wembley Stadium 1 – 2 Thompson 75,595

Top scorers[edit]

P Player Position FL FAC LC Total
1 Scotland John McGinlay Striker 18 4 0 22
2 Finland Mixu Paatelainen Striker 13 2 0 15
3 England Alan Thompson Midfielder 07 2 0 09
4= Republic of Ireland Jason McAteer Midfielder 06 2 0 08
4= Netherlands Richard Sneekes Striker 06 1 1 08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolton Wanderers 1994-95". bwfcstats.com. Retrieved 20 December 2009.