Bolton have been relegated after an 11 year stay in the Premier League. #SurvivalSunday— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) May 13, 2012
Will Bolton be back in the EPL in three years?
QPR lost 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium after allowing City to score two goals in stoppage time to win the league title for the first time since 1968.
The London club finished the campaign one point ahead of Bolton with 37 points, barely escaping relegation after being promoted this season.
After taking a 2-1 lead just before halftime, Bolton weren't able to hold onto their lead as they gave up a penalty kick that Jonathan Walters scored to tie the game. It also was Walters' second goal of the match.
After many scoring chances late in the match weren't capitalized on, Bolton's fate was sealed.
The Wanderers didn't score enough goals to earn enough positive results this season, and their defense was consistently poor. Bolton allowed 77 goals this year, third-most in the league.
Being relegated is probably the most awful feeling a footballer can have. Instead of going to places like Anfield and Old Trafford next season, Bolton will travel to Middlesbrough, Hull and Brighton.
Bolton will now have to work hard next season to earn their way back to the top flight.