Coyle calls for cool heads

BY foxsports • April 7, 2011

Coyle's side host West Ham on Saturday, a week before they face Stoke in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. With Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney losing his appeal against a two-match ban for swearing into a TV camera, the Bolton boss wants cool heads in the camp. He said: "The Barclays Premier League gets global coverage and everything comes under scrutiny. Whatever you do is analysed and over-analysed. "The players need to take that into consideration, realising if they think they can get away with something, ultimately they won't because there are cameras everywhere. You need to be very careful and very wary of your actions. "It is such a passionate game and an emotional game. These players are not robots. They are the same as everyone else, sometimes that emotion can spill over. "But because of that coverage it is going to be seen. We know the margins we have to deal with and you just have to do your best and conduct yourself as well as you can." Meanwhile Coyle has told long-serving midfielder Ricardo Gardner he may still have a future at the Reebok Stadium. Gardner, 32, is out of contract in the summer and this week returned from a loan spell with Preston. The Jamaican was on the winning team in three of his four games and helped the Championship club improve their prospects of escaping relegation. Coyle said: "The loan move gave Ricardo a month at a very good level. I have to thank Preston for allowing him to play the games he did. That was great for us. "Now I have to be fair to Ricardo. He will return to the squad and I will give him the chance to earn that next contract." Gardner is now expected to be included in the group to face West Ham as are Zat Knight (knee) and Mark Davies (ankle) after injuries.


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