Bolton v Everton preview

Team news ahead of Bolton's Premier League tussle against Everton at The Reebok on Saturday.

Last Updated: 25/11/11 at 14:50

Boyata: Back in the frame

Boyata: Back in the frame

Owen Coyle is hoping Dedryck Boyata will return to bolster Bolton's survival fight.

Boyata has been out for a month since injuring his ankle against Sunderland, but with Joe Riley (hamstring) ruled out, the on-loan defender would be a welcome addition to Coyle's injury-ravaged squad.

If the Belgium international does not make it, Gretar Steinsson may be recalled as the Trotters try to scramble out of the relegation zone.

Everton manager David Moyes is waiting on fitness updates on at least three players ahead of the game.

Midfielder Jack Rodwell missed last week's win at home to Wolves with a rib injury sustained on duty with the England senior side.

Defenders Phil Neville (hamstring) and Sylvain Distin (groin) were also not available a week ago and will be assessed before the game.

Bolton (from): Jaaskelainen, Wheater, Steinsson, Boyata, Cahill, Knight, Eagles, Robinson, Muamba, Reo-Coker, Petrov, K Davies, Klasnic, Tuncay, Bogdan, M Davies, Pratley, Ngog, Blake, Kakuta.

Everton (from): Howard, Hibbert, Heitinga, Jagielka, Baines, Coleman, Fellaini, Osman, Drenthe, Bilyaletdinov, Cahill, Barkley, Saha, Vellios, Mucha, Mustafi, Stracqualursi, McFadden, Gueye, Distin, Neville, Rodwell.

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Premier League Fixtures

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
19:45
Everton v C Palace
Man City v Sunderland
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Tottenham v Fulham  
15:00
A Villa v Southampton  
Cardiff v Stoke City  
Newcastle v Swansea  
West Ham v C Palace  
17:30
Chelsea v Sunderland  
Sunday, 20 April 2014
12:00
Norwich v Liverpool  
14:05
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Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 34 51 77
2 Chelsea 34 42 75
3 Man City 32 54 70
4 Arsenal 34 18 67
5 Everton 33 22 66
6 Tottenham 34 0 60
7 Man Utd 33 18 57
8 Southampton 34 5 48
9 Newcastle 34 -14 46
10 Stoke City 34 -10 43
11 West Ham 34 -9 37
12 C Palace 33 -15 37
13 Hull City 33 -6 36
14 A Villa 33 -14 34
15 Swansea 34 -5 33
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 34 -27 32
18 Fulham 34 -40 30
19 Cardiff 34 -34 29
20 Sunderland 32 -25 25

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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