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EFL update on Bolton fixture

Statement from league with no new date for game

29 April 2019

After Brentford's Sky Bet Championship match against Bolton Wanderers was called off on Saturday, a new date has still not been confirmed for the game. As per the statement released on Friday, the game did not take place on its schedule date - Saturday 27 April. The EFL has told Bolton that they expect the game to be played and Brentford FC is currently investigating ways to compensate fans that bought match tickets are arranged to attend the game.

With no new date yet announced, the EFL has today issued the following statement:

Discussions have continued with Bolton Wanderers, Brentford and other relevant parties throughout the course of the past 48 hours in regards to the rescheduling of last weekend’s Sky Bet Championship fixture.  

There has been suggestions in the public domain that that the game could potentially take place on Wednesday 1 May 2019. However, Bolton Wanderers has not yet confirmed this will be the case and the EFL will advise via the appropriate channels as soon as a definitive decision is reached.  

EFL Regulations do provide for any match to be played within four days of the end the normal playing season. 

Brentford FC will continue to update fans on all issues surrounding this game as often as possible in the coming days.


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