Bolton announce death of chairman Gartside

Date published: Wednesday 10th February 2016 5:38

Phil Gartside: Chairman of Bolton since 1999

Phil Gartside: Chairman of Bolton since 1999

Bolton Wanderers have announced the death of long-serving chairman Phil Gartside after a battle with cancer.

On the Wanderers board since 1988, the 63-year-old served as club chairman from 1999 until stepping away from his duties in November due to illness.

Bolton said in a statement on their website: “Bolton Wanderers Football Club is deeply saddened to announce that long-standing club chairman Phil Gartside has died aged 63.

“Phil has passed away after a short and brave battle with cancer.”

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