Bolton 2-1 Blackburn

Bolton win for Muamba on emotional day

March 24, 2012
By Richard Jolly, Reebok Stadium
(Archive)
"It is not a football story," Bolton chairman Phil Gartside said. "It is a Muamba story." It is an extraordinary human tale, about the son of an asylum seeker and a political refugee, about a father and a fiancé, about a footballer whose life was almost tragically curtailed.



It is a story of a unique week. On Saturday March 17, Fabrice Muamba was effectively dead for 78 minutes after suffering a cardiac arrest on the White Hart Lane pitch. Seven days later - some scary, ...

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