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LATW: Q&A With Bolton blog Lion of Vienna Suite before Saturday’s match

We spoke with some Bolton Wanderers fans before tomorrow’s match

Bolton Wanderers v Burton Albion - Capital One Cup First Round Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Thanks to our friends at the SB Nation Bolton Wanderers blog Lion of Vienna Suite for answering some questions ahead of this weekend’s clash between Bolton and Leeds United.

I also answered some of their questions as well, so check those out.

Just how bad are the financial problems at Bolton?

Incredibly. The constant brinkmanship is frankly embarrassing and does the club no favours going forward. What ends up in the national media appears to only be the tip of the iceberg with plenty of others owed money. The club is very much running week to week at the moment with the recent story that the club couldn’t even afford to replenish their white paint supplies being particularly remarkable.

You shouldn’t need a grounding in accountancy and insolvency law to follow a football club, but as Leeds fans know all too well finances can push clubs to the brink. We just have to hope that we will be able to bounce back like you have and the likes of Portsmouth seem to be at the moment. It’s a long road ahead for Wanderers.

Bolton started strong and then faded away as the season progressed. Will there be a rebound of form this season?

There has been a slight uplift in recent weeks but it is hard to see us returning to our early season form. Our start did rather flatter us, but it is a real shame we could not have backed that up with consistent results which could have kept us in mid table.

Any chance Phil Parkinson gets sacked?

I cannot see Parkinson getting sacked. Bottom line is it will cost money to boot him out and we, as covered above, have none of that.

Parky has done a marvellous job at Bolton and though he has to take some blame for our extended poor run you cannot avoid the fact that our form dropped off after the owner publicly announced we would enter administration. What ever happens in the dug out what we really need is stability in the core business.

Who should Leeds fans look out for?

With Sammy Ameobi suspended it is hard to pin point a stand out player. Yanic Wildschut has pace to burn and if he can finally get the end product right he could be a danger man. But if I were Leeds I wouldn’t be too concerned about any of them, depressingly.

Predict the score.

We have seen a slight upturn but results continue to allude us. Leeds will have far too much and I expect you to run out as comfortable winners. 0-3.