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SportBolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks'

13:45  18 july  2019
13:45  18 july  2019 Source:   uk.sports.yahoo.com

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Bolton ’s friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “ severe mental and In the joint statement, they said: “The players and coaching staff have not been paid by the club for 20 weeks and the administrators have not offered

Bolton ’s players have revealed they are under “ severe mental and emotional stress ” after not being paid by the club . Members of the Wanderers squad Members of the Wanderers squad say they and the coaching staff have not been paid for 20 weeks , while they returned to pre-season to find their

Bolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks'

Bolton players ‘need support’ as the former Premier League club have reportedly failed to pay them in more than four months.

The unpaid staff have issued a statement referencing the ‘severe mental and emotional stress’ they claim to have suffered as a result.

After reporting back at the League One club for pre-season, they found their training facilities locked up.

Bolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks' © Getty (Photo by Andrew Kearns - CameraSport via Getty Images)

A joint statement from the players and coaches said: "The players and coaching staff have not been paid by the club for 20 weeks and the administrators have not offered any financial assistance.

Palace yet to bid for Matthews but the club are interested

Palace yet to bid for Matthews but the club are interested Crystal Palace are interested in signing Bolton goalkeeper Remi Matthews this summer, although they haven’t yet made a bid, as claimed by reports earlier today. Football Insider claimed earlier today in an exclusive report that the Eagles had had an initial offer for the former Norwich shot-stopper rejected, however The Bolton News claim that Palace’s contact with the the Trotters currently has only gone as far as an enquiry. Twitter: No official bid from Palace for Remi Matthews – but definite interest. Will be interesting to see which way this on… https://t.

Bolton ’s pre-season friendly at Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under ‘ severe mental and emotional stress ’. Members of the squad say they and coaching staff have not been paid for 20 weeks , while they returned to

Bolton ’s friendly trip to Chester on Friday has been called off after the players issued a statement claiming they have been put under “ severe mental and Members of the Wanderers squad say they and the coaching staff have not been paid for 20 weeks , while they returned to pre-season to find

“It is our understanding that there are sufficient funds to provide financial help immediately, but there has been none.

"As we have stated in a previous statement, all this has caused severe mental and emotional stress, affecting both our professional and personal lives, and this has now only increased.

“Certain individuals are in need of support and none has been forthcoming from the club.

Bolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks' © Getty (Photo by Andrew Kearns - CameraSport via Getty Images)

"With the new season looming, it is becoming impossible to prepare correctly for the challenge ahead. Contracted players and staff have returned to what they hoped would be a resolved situation and a fresh start for everyone.

"They have undertaken their duties and obligations with diligence and professionalism but how long is it reasonable for us to do so without being paid?"

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The statement published in full by Bolton News, stated: 'The players and coaching staff have not been paid by the club for 20 weeks and the administrators 'As we have stated in a previous statement, all this has caused severe mental and emotional stress , affecting both our professional and personal

"The players and coaching staff have not been paid by the club for 20 weeks and the administrators have not offered any financial assistance," a "As we have stated in a previous statement, all this has caused severe mental and emotional stress , affecting both our professional and personal lives, and

Bolton were set to play Chester in a friendly before the arduous League One season begun.

But they were forced to cancel the fixture - which Chester confirmed in a statement.

Bolton staff under 'severe mental and emotional stress' as club 'fails to pay players for 20 weeks' © Getty (Photo by Clint Hughes/EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)

It said: "Chester Football Club can confirm that Friday's planned pre-season friendly at the Deva Stadium against Bolton Wanderers has now unfortunately been called off.

"The first team players of Bolton Wanderers Football Club made a statement earlier today.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and wish the players, supporters and staff at Bolton Wanderers the best of luck as they search for a resolution in a difficult time for their great football club."

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