The English Football League (EFL) has decided to make the match between Bolton Wanderers and Brentford on Saturday in the Championship not to let go. That decision follows a threatened boycott by the players of Bolton, who no longer want to play until they get their overdue salary.
“By these disappointing developments, we see us forced to the competition”, writes the EFL in a statement. “Bolton is as guilty seen. Will the disciplinary commission will continue to decide and then we’ll see if this contest is still caught up or not.”
The players of Bolton to have their salary on march still not received. It is not the first time that the payment of the monthly wages are delayed, for in February that was already the case. The selection decided at the beginning of april already 48 hours not to train to protest against the way things are going.
Bolton has been a long time in financial problems and for months in uncertainty about a possible acquisition. In February, there seemed to be an agreement with a consortium under the leadership of businessman Parminder Basran, but the negotiation at the last moment piece.
Bolton may be relegation no longer prevent
The players of Brentford were Friday already to the north of England had travelled to prepare for the encounter with Bolton Wanderers, and is located on the official website excuses for the fact that the competition now can not proceed.
Bolton are playing this season any more, because the team of coach Phil Parkinson is on the second-to-last place and relegation to the League One. It is not yet known whether or not the last match of the season against Nottingham Forrest on Sunday 5 may, however, continue.
With Bolton sitting there with Yanic Wildschut one Dutchman in the selection. The former striker of VVV-Venlo and sc Heerenveen for the remainder of the season is rented from Norwich City, the frontrunner in the Championship.