Football: Bell Sounds a High Note for City Bristol City 2 Bolton Wanderers 1
Moore, Simon, The Independent (London, England)
MICKEY BELL'S penalty completed a first-half fightback by Bristol City at Ashton Gate which condemned Bolton to a second successive defeat.
Arnar Gunnlaugsson fired Bolton ahead in the fifth minute with a cool finish after Ricardo Gardner's cross had picked him out at the near post. But Ade Akinbiyi grabbed a 28th-minute equaliser to claim his 10th goal of the season, and in first half injury-time Bell scored what turned out to be the winner from the spot.
Akinbiyi stabbed home the equaliser after his initial header from Brian Tinnion's corner had been blocked. And Bell played his part in winning the penalty, his superb run ending with a far-post cross that saw Mike Whitlow push the Bristol City striker Soren Andersen in the back. Bell smashed home the spot-kick and City had only their third League win in 16 attempts. Both sides felt they should have had second-half penalties. First, Gunnlaugsson went down in City's box under a challenge from Rob Edwards and was clearly furious when the referee, Mark Halsey, waved play on. City were equally distressed about Andersen's claim to a spot-kick soon afterwards. …