Gardner set for return

Ricardo Gardner could return to action for Bolton against Stoke tomorrow in the Premier League.

Ricardo Gardner could return to action for Bolton against Stoke tomorrow in the Premier League.

Gardner has not played since the 4-0 defeat to Sunderland last month due to a leg problem but has been back in training, along with fellow midfielder Mark Davies, who had suffered a knock but was an unused substitute against Chelsea on Tuesday.

Stuart Holden has targeted Bolton’s final two games of the season for his comeback as he continues his recovery from a fractured fibula, while Chris Basham, Gavin McCann, Sean Davis and Joey O’Brien also remain sidelined.

Team (from): Jaaskelainen, Knight, Ricketts, Cahill, Robinson, Muamba, Lee, Gardner, M Davies, Taylor, Wilshere, Cohen, K Davies, Elmander, Klasnic, Weiss, Al Habsi, Samuel, A O’Brien, Steinsson, Riga.

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