EFL voice displeasure about Bolton decision

20 August 2019

Bolton
Photo: Getty Images Financially struggling Bolton decided to postpone the match against Doncaster due to the welfare of the players.

Bolton say the decision was made to protect the welfare of their young players.

The EFL has responded by saying the club should have consulted with the league and their opposition before making a public announcement.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The EFL have voiced their displeasure on Bolton's decision to call of tonight's League One fixture against Doncaster.

EFL are accusing the club’s administrators of announcing the decision to postpone the match without first informing the league or their opponents.

"The EFL remains acutely aware of the ongoing risks this challenging and complex situation has to the integrity of the competition."

Last season Bolton cancelled the Championship game against Brentford and could face a potential heavy punishment.

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