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Bolton great Lofthouse dies at 85

16 Jan 2011 00:18:38

Bolton great Lofthouse dies at 85

Bolton Wanderers and England legend Nat Lofthouse has died at the age of 85.The striker, who scored 255 goals in over 450 games for the Trotters between 1946 and 1960, died peacefully in his sleep at nursing home in Bolton. "He was a one-club man and our football club meant as much to him as he did to us," said chairman Phil Gartside. Lofthouse, who worked for Bolton in a number of roles after he hung up his boots, also scored 30 goals in 33 matches for England. Those roles included chief .... read more


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