Bolton boss Owen Coyle sets sights on huge Wolves match

Owen Coyle has labelled Bolton's home game against Wolves on New Year's Eve as the "biggest of the season".

Bolton remain second bottom of the Premier League after the 2-0 Boxing Day defeat by Newcastle - their eighth home loss of the season.

"Our home record is not good enough and it's time we started rewarding our home support," said Bolton boss Coyle after his side were booed off the pitch.

"We now go to the Wolves game which is the biggest of the season."

A victory for Bolton could see them leapfrog Wolves as they are three points behind the fourth-bottom club, however the Black Country side first travel to the Emirates on Tuesday to take on Arsenal.

Coyle also revealed he would be looking to bring some fresh players into the club in the January transfer window.

"We can't keep looking at the same people making same mistakes week in week out," he said.

"We need help and freshness and to eliminate individual mistakes."

In Monday's game, neither side created many chances but Newcastle proved sharper in the box.

"Newcastle hadn't threatened in the second half but they were more clinical in front of goal," he conceded.

"We shot ourselves in the foot. It's hard to take but it's self inflicted.

"We gave the ball away in a dangerous area [for the first goal] and when you are looking for character and resilience we give the ball back in a dangerous area and we've paid a heavy price.

"To say it was an unforced error, it was ridiculous. It was a horrible mistake."

Coyle was frustrated that Bolton had failed to kick on after ending a run of five straight defeat with Tuesday's 2-1 derby win at Blackburn.

"We were looking for back-to-back wins that would have put us among five or six other teams [in the relegation fight].

"We are still capable of getting up the league. We have characters in the group [who can help us do that] but we need everyone to be like that."