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Bolton's Nolan keen to hear Benitez moaning

Bolton midfielder Kevin Nolan hopes to hear Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez complaining again after the two sides meet on Sunday.

Wanderers inflicted the Spaniard's first defeat in English football at the Reebok Stadium back in August 2004.

Benitez complained about the host's over-physical style, famously stating: "This is not football".

The Merseysiders have won just once at the Reebok in the last 11 years - a 3-2 victory in September 2002 - and Nolan is keen for that run to continue.

"When managers go away moaning that is the way we want it," said the boyhood Liverpool fan.

"When they are going away moaning that means most of the time they have gone away with no points at all.

"Hopefully that will be the case on Sunday."

Saturday's match has added significance for Nolan, being a Reds fan from a young age, and he admits nothing would give him greater pleasure than to win.

"This is always one I look out for," said the 25-year-old.

"Sunday's game is a massive game and whether you are playing the top eight or the bottom eight, every game is tough.

"They are a great team, with great support and a team close to my heart.

"They have a tough challenge with Everton, Aston Villa and Man City pushing for the top four so they are going to come here all guns blazing."

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