Bolton strongman Kevin Davies fears he's gone soft

22 January 2011 10:58
Bolton Wanderers battering ram Kevin Davies is worried he is losing his hard-man image.

Davies has been shown a yellow card only once in his last 17 gamesand is now getting as well known for helping to improve the lives ofothers as leaning into defenders elbows first.

As he prepared to face Chelsea tomorrow, Davies, 33, said: 'Withall the charity work, I've got to make sure I'm not going too soft. I have not been booked for a while.'

Combative: Kevin Davies (front) battles for the ball

Davies, who has been fundraising for 'Kids of Bolton' - a charity that helps deserving children's causes in the area, reckons the visit of the champions will get his competitive juices flowing once again.

He said: 'It is hard to say if their aura has gone but it is not daunting playing them.

'They are the games we players look forward to.'

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