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Bolton players say they feel "let down" by Anderson

Bolton Wanderes players say they feel extremely let down by owner Ken Anderson after he again failed to pay they their overdue February salaries.

The Bolton Chairman promised players and the staff that they'd get their pay packets today even if a take over had not been completed. 

They've released a statement saying “We, as a group of players, feel extremely let down by Ken Anderson once again,” it read.

“We were promised on Friday that our wages and the staff wages would be paid to us by today (Monday). Unfortunately, that hasn’t happened. With no idea of when our wages will be paid our only option is to ask the PFA to take it up with the EFL and start proceedings on our behalf.

“Hopefully the issue gets resolved very soon so we can all move forward as a group and put all our focus into winning games of football and staying in the league.”

An EFL Spokesman said: "The EFL has today been informed by the PFA that the playing squad at Bolton Wanderers have not received their February 2019 payments.  As a result, the EFL has taken the appropriate preventative steps in line with our stated policies in this area and have asked the Club for its observations.”

A BWFC spokesperson said: "We are disappointed that the players have taken this course of action; however, we will continue to have ongoing dialogue with them.

“The takeover process is progressing and all parties are working hard to reach a speedy completion. We hope to be able to make a further statement prior to Tuesday evening’s game.

“Once finalised all outstanding salaries will be paid as a matter of urgency.”

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