Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Same Old Story as Bolton Are Denied

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Same Old Story as Bolton Are Denied

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DERBY 1 BOLTON 1 CRAIG Dawson wasn't the only one whose celebration was cut short last night as Wanderers suffered a 12th Championship draw.

Dawson was initially credited with heading Dougie Freedman's side into a firsthalf lead.

But the goal was eventually given to Rams' captain Richard Keogh leaving one Wanderers fan empty handed.

And when Jamie Ward headed an 81st minute equaliser Dawson and Bolton had their pocket well and truly picked.

"I saw the Bolton mascot's dad before the game and he told me he'd had a bet on me as first scorer," said Dawson.

"I said I'd do my best and I almost got there. But it came off their defender."

" Wanderers may be unbeaten in three but they've now thrown away 26 points from leading positions.

"It was the story of the season again," admitted manager Dougie Freedman.

"But it was a fair result. I don't think we deserved to win but I couldn't fault the commitment."

" Certainly, Freedman couldn't be criticised for his bold approach. …

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