Keith Hill has kept tight-lipped ahead of his first match in charge of Bolton Wanderers.
Speaking to the club website, the new gaffer refused to reveal any details about his first line up as Bolton boss and remained coy about a number of training ground injuries sustained in the run-up to tomorrow’s away trip to Rotherham.
Hill said: “I don’t want to really allude too much to who’s not available but we’ve had one or two training ground injuries.
“We’re mindful of not exposing too much our options” the new manager continued.
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This approach from Keith Hill is certainly a far cry from Phil Parkinson. The former Bolton boss regularly kept fans, journalists and the opposition up to date with injury news ahead of each week’s match.
Keeping tight-lipped about Saturday’s team selection is a positive sign, however, as it would appear that Keith Hill is very much hoping to pull off an upset and get Wanderers’ first win of the season.
Despite his secretive approach ahead of this weekend’s match, it’s quite likely that Hill will want to utilise as many of his new signings as possible but there should still be room for one or two of Bolton’s youngsters in the team.
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While this is the best guess we have, for now, we’re likely to only to find out about Keith Hill’s first-team plans in the hour before kick-off against Rotherham on Saturday.
Hopefully, the new-look Wanderers side can pull off the impossible but it’s worth remembering that Bolton haven’t won away at Rotherham since August 1966.