Football club’s new owner wary of ‘false promises’

BOLTON Wanderers' prospective new chairman has spoken of his pride and relief that the Championship club has avoided administration, but remained tight-lipped on his group's future investment plans.

On Monday Dean Holdsworth's Sports Shield Group agreed a deal with current owner Eddie Davies to buy the beleaguered club. At the same time the High Court gave Bolton 14 days to pay a near £3m tax bill, while the takeover is approved by the Football League.

Holdsworth told BBC Radio 5Live: "We have signed a contra... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...