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A midweek away game for Reading FC....what could possibly go wrong? We get the Bolton view on tonight's match.

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Big thanks to Mark Yesilevskiy former editior of Lion of Vienna Suite for answering the questions.

How would you sum up Bolton's season so far?

Bolton's season thus far has had a lot of ups and downs. Neil Lennon's arrival has been fantastic for us but a constant stream of injuries to key players really seemed to halt any table climbing progress that we could have made. Still, we've seen interesting signings that have made a difference, the best of some of our youth players, and some good results backed by solid performances, all things that were missing under the previous manager.

Last time we spoke Neil Lennon was pretty new in the job, a couple of months on how do you view his management skills?

Lennon has been good for us, both home and away. While we haven't made significant progress in moving up the table (though a win against Reading could see us climb a maximum of five spots), Lennon's impact can be seen. Wanderers are playing a nicer brand of football that has been made possible by signings like Barry Bannan and by getting the best out of existing players like Liam Feeney, among others.

Former Reading striker Adam Le Fondre joined on loan in the January window, what have you made of Alfie so far?

I am a big fan of Le Fondre and think that he will do well for us. His movement is great and he is superb at finding opportunities. His three goals in seven appearances is a decent enough record but he could easily have doubled his total with some better finishing, especially in one-on-one scenarios with opposition goalkeepers.

Any Bolton player we should be especially concerned with on Tuesday?

Keep an eye on Zach Clough. The 19-year-old is a revelation. He is pacy, clever on the ball, and knows how to find the back of the net. It's a shame that the previous manager could not see his talent but Clough's five goals in seven league appearances this season really do speak volumes.

Any Reading player you're not looking forward to facing?

I'm honestly not sure because I'm scared of everyone all of the time. It's usually forwards that terrify me and while the 7-1 seems so far away with Le Fondre now on our books, it's a scoreline that will haunt Bolton for some time.

Score prediction?

I'll say 2-0 to us. We have been strong at home under Lennon and the defense will look to build on a very strong showing against Brighton over the weekend. Look for Clough to add another goal to his record.

Finally any tips for fans heading to the Macron?

Be wary of the concessions stands.hanks again to Mark and you can follow him on Twitter @Markwhyy meanwhile we answered some questions for the Lion of Vienna Suite, which you can find here.