Bolton manager unsure if wages will be paid

29 March 2019

Phil Parkinson Bolton
Photo: Getty Images Bolton Wanderers Manager Phil Parkinson still in the dark about the identity of the possible buyers

Phil Parkinson in the dark as to who the potential owners are; hopes to hear positive news this weekend.

Bolton’s players and staff were paid late for both November and February. Parkinson uncertain whether their March salaries will be paid on Friday.

Richard Jolly contact@offthepitch.com

The Bolton manager Phil Parkinson admitted he does not know who the prospective owners of the Championship club are, and has had no contact with them.

Parkinson is nevertheless hoping a deal will be concluded to sell Wanderers, who face the prospect of going into administration on 3 April over an unpaid tax bill if they are not bought by then.

Chairman Ken Anderson told staff in an email on Wednesday that he had an agreement in principle to sell the relegation-threatened club and that a deal could be completed within 48 hours.

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