Bolton fans react on Twitter to Wigan win: 'Celtic fans were right about Neil Lennon!'

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Neil Lennon has masterminded a rapid transformation at Bolton, who beat Wigan 3-1 on Friday night.

Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon feels 'the first part of the job is done' at Bolton Wanderers after his side beat Wigan Athletic 3-1.

And it's no surprise. Bolton are now up to 18th and, who knows, that could be a lot higher should this kind of form continue.

Goals from Max Clayton, Craig Davies and a Lee Chung-Yong penalty gave Bolton all three points last night, although Callum McManaman netted a consolation for Wigan.

"For the first time in eight, nine weeks we are out of the bottom three and actually looking up the table," the 43-year-old, who spent seven years playing at Celtic and four years as the club's manager, told BBC Sport.

"I think they've put a marker down this week in terms of the level of performances against Wigan and on Tuesday night to show they can certainly play and compete at this level very, very well.

"We've set a benchmark; the game's live on TV across the nation so people are starting to talk about Bolton in a positive way, rather than a negative way. That's the first part of the job done."

In six Championship games so far, former Celtic boss Lennon has presided over four Bolton wins, with his most recent two being his most impressive. A 3-0 triumph over in-form Cardiff City was followed up by last night's Wigan win and supporters are amazed that the Northern Irishman is achieving so much with exactly the same squad that Dougie Freedman couldn't seem to get anything out of.

Here are the best fan reactions to the 3-1 victory over Wigan on Twitter, then - and it looks like Celtic fans 'were right' about their ex-manager.

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