Keith Hill said Bolton had earned some respect after winning 2-0 at Bristol Rovers, their first League One win in 12 games this season.
Bolton finally recorded their first win of the season as they claimed a deserved 2-0 win away to Bristol Rovers.
Bristol Rovers could be without Liam Sercombe for their Sky Bet League One clash with Bolton on Tuesday due to injury.
Manager Brian Barry-Murphy played down his role in Rochdale’s 3-1 comeback victory at League One basement boys Bolton.
Goals from Callum Camps, Oliver Rathbone and Fabio Tavares denied Keith Hill a first win as Bolton manager as his former club Rochdale came from behind to earn a 3-1 Skybet League One win at the University of Bolton Stadium.
Bolton captain Liam Bridcutt will miss the visit of Rochdale with a broken collarbone that could rule him out until Christmas.
Sunderland have handed Phil Parkinson the task of dragging the club out of League One as he targets the fourth promotion of his managerial career.
Keith Hill saw his side achieve a third successive Sky Bet League One home draw and backed his team to mount a serious challenge to avoid relegation.
Keith Hill is still waiting for his first win as Bolton boss after a 0-0 Sky Bet League One draw against Lancashire rivals Blackpool at the University of Bolton Stadium.
New signing Joseph Dodoo could make his debut for Bolton in their League One clash with Blackpool.
Kenny Jackett hopes Portsmouth’s 1-0 win at home to bottom club Bolton will kick-start their season.