Cahill off as Bolton~lose in Greece

Defender Gary Cahill received a red card as Bolton ended their pre-season friendlies with a 1-0 defeat to AEK Athens at the Olympic Stadium.

Last Updated: 08/08/08 at 21:50 Post Comment

Cahill: Off in Greece

Cahill: Off in Greece

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

New signing Danny Shittu made his Trotters debut but lost central defensive partner Cahill within 20 minutes when the former Aston Villa player was adjudged to have brought down Juanfran.

The red card completed a frantic opening for Wanderers, who were also thankful for Jussi Jaaskelainen's 10th-minute penalty save from Rivaldo - after Jlloyd Samuel had fouled Ignacio Scocco.

In the 17th minute, the English side fell behind to what would prove the decisive blow when Perparim Hetemaj blasted home a brilliant 25-yard shot via the crossbar.

Samuel volleyed just wide, but the Greeks were utterly dominant in the first half amid a lively atmosphere at the Olympic Stadium.

Ricardo Vaz Te and Andy O'Brien came close in the dying moments, but Bolton were deservedly beaten.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Tuesday, 13 January 2015
16:00
Celtic 2-3 Sp Prague  
Saturday, 10 January 2015
12:15
Celtic 0-1 PSV  
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
19:45
Chelsea 2-0 Sociedad Report
19:30
Man Utd 2-1 Valencia Report
Sunday, 10 August 2014
15:00
Stuttgart 1-2 Hull City Report
13:30
Newcastle 1-0 Sociedad  
12:15
Liverpool 4-0 B Dortmund Report
Saturday, 09 August 2014
17:30
Tottenham 2-1 Schalke Report
17:00
So'ton 0-1 Leverkusen Report
16:30
Freiburg 1-1 Stoke  

Footer 365

European Qualifiers round-up: Holland and Italy held to draws

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's late header rescued a point for Holland against Turkey in European Qualifying, while Eder spared Italy's blushes in Bulgaria.

Israel 0-3 Wales: Gareth Bale's double sends Wales top of Group B

Gareth Bale scored two and set up another as Wales moved to the top of Group B with a 3-0 win over 10-man Israel in Haifa.

Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool trip to Arsenal

Raheem Sterling expects to be fit for Liverpool's trip to Arsenal, despite pulling out of England's Turin date.

Mail Box

Where's The Love For Walcott?

Theo Walcott is wanted by neither Arsenal or Liverpool fans in the afternoon Mailbox. Also, some good points on the FA skewed priorities, and glorious geekery...

Ripe Robin Still Has A Role To Play...

There is some support for the aging Robin van Perise in a frankly threadbare Mailbox. Also, more debate over homegrown players, with a suggestion of an import tax...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company