Latest Football News From Manchester: Bolton Wanderers lineup vs Ipswich Town confirmed as two summer signings start

Wanderers begin the campaign this afternoon and are on the road against the Tractor Boys. It pits two of the big names in the division against one another on the opening day of the campaign.

The Whites did the double over Ipswich last season, which included a memorable 5-2 win at Portman Road. Dapo Afolayan's brace, Eoin Doyle's penalty, plus goals from Josh Sheehan and George Johnston handed Wanderers the three points on that occasion.

And for today's game against the Tractor Boys, summer signing Conor Bradley has been handed his competitive debut after joining for the season from Liverpool. Returning Manchester City loanee James Trafford also starts as goalkeeper.

The back three lines up as Gethin Jones, captain Ricardo Santos and George Johnston. Bradley and Declan John will line up as the wing-backs.

In central midfield, MJ Williams lines up alongside Aaron Morley. Kieran Lee is poised to play in the number 10 role, as Kyle Dempsey does not make the matchday squad after picking up a knock in training.

And upfront, Dion Charles is joined by Afolayan. On the bench this afternoon for Wanderers are Kieran Sadlier, Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, Amadou Bakayoko, Jack Iredale, Will Aimson, Elias Kachunga and George Thomason.

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