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Bolton Wanderers Football and Athletic Company

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Bolton was a founder member of the Football League and a successful cup side in the 1920s, winning the FA Cup three times. The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958. In 2005–06 they participated in European competition for the first time, reaching the last 32 of the UEFA Cup, also qualifying for the 2007–08 tournament.

Bolton Wanderers moved to the Reebok Stadium in 1997 (capacity: 28,723). Their former home was Burnden Park, where they played for 102 years before relocation.

The club de-listed from the London Stock Exchange in 2003 (listed as Burnden Leisure plc) when Isle of Man-based businessman Eddie Davies took control of Bolton by increasing his shareholding in the parent company from 29.7% to 94.5% in 2003.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

51.013

-8.268

75.1

223

2006/07

43.087

-2.087

69.5

204

2005/06

46.518

0.034

60.1

191

2004/05

44.970

3.490

55.3

185

2003/04

41.363

2.643

55.3

184

2002/03

31.066

-5.259

77.1

167

2001/02

31.121

0.306

58.5

160

2000/01

10.666

-6.508

 

137

1999/00

11.561

-2.267

77.7

177

1998/99

12.507

-4.176

77.8

148

1997/98

15.711

-1.911

57.0

216

1996/97

7.653

-3.325

 

212

1995/96

14.352

-0.164

 

199

1994/95

6.011

-0.961

 

180

1993/94

4.918

-0.130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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