The club has been informed that Geoff Thompson has passed away. Older Old Bolts will remember Geoff as a stalwart tough tackling midfielder who played for the club for 5 decades and even donned the black and white shirt for the B Team at the age of 61. Geoff had just turned 78.

Funeral details taken from Bolton News website

GEOFFREY THOMPSON (Geoff) Passed away peacefully on the 20th October 2018 at Belong Care Home. Beloved husband of Barbara, much loved dad of Kathryn and Michael. Loving grandad to Christopher, Freya, Beth and Sam. Beloved brother of Susan and father and brother in law. Much loved uncle, cousin and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St Helens Road Methodist Church on Monday 5th November 2018 at 12.45 followed by committal at Howe Bridge Crematorium at 2.30. Family flowers only please and donations if desired to Alzheimers Research. All enquiries to Abbey Funeralcare, Atherton 01942 886776