22mins German Kevin Wolze
latched on to former Magpie Chris Basham's long pass and beat Forster from
18 yards. 0-1
38mins Wolze turned provider, taking a long clearance from his keeper
and playing in Obadeyi to finish well 0-2
Half time: Bolton 2 Newcastle 0
46mins Obadeyi netted from close range 1-2
85 mins Edgar header 1-3
Having put a spoke in the wheel of both Manchester United and the Smoggies in
their last two games, Newcastle were unable to withstand the challenge of
Bolton, who claimed the title after this deserved victory.
Playing a similar brand of direct football to their first team, Bolton scored
through Kevin Wolze on 22 minutes before Temitope Obadeyi doubled their
advantage 16 minutes later.
At the other end Newcastle were barely in it, with both Ameobi and Troisi forced
to come back deep to try and pick up the ball.
Within seconds of the restart, Bolton went further ahead as former Coventry
striker Obadeyi netted his second of the evening.
And having replaced Mark Doninger with Jonny Godsmark at the interval, we were
forced into a further change when Kris Gate limped out of the action with a knee
injury that needed an ice pack on it.
Young Kieran Wrightson (son of former Mag Jeff) came off the bench for his
second appearance at this level.
United then made their final change of the evening as scheduled, Ameobi
completing just over an hour in his second comeback game before making way for
With five minutes remaining Newcastle reduced the arrears as David Edgar headed
home his third goal of the season from Troisi's corner.
Celebrations then began at Leyland as news filtered through of Manchester City's
defeat at Chesterfield by Sheffield United - meaning that Bolton were crowned
Compiled in association with Electric Avenue, Blackpool