Wheater missing for Bolton

Defender David Wheater serves the final game of a four-match suspension as Bolton go to Blackburn for tomorrow’s bottom-of-the-table clash.

Defender David Wheater serves the final game of a four-match suspension as Bolton go to Blackburn for tomorrow’s bottom-of-the-table clash.

Defender Sam Ricketts will step up his bid for a first-team comeback with a game for the reserves this week.

Midfielder Stuart Holden has returned to the club from the United States after undergoing rehabilitation on a serious knee injury, but manager Owen Coyle will select from the same squad which lost at Fulham on Saturday.

Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Steinsson, Boyata, Cahill, Knight, Eagles, Robinson, Muamba, Petrov, K Davies, Klasnic, Tuncay, Bogdan, M Davies, Pratley, Ngog, Blake, Kakuta, Reo-Coker.

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