Bolton recruit Ricketts and Knight

Bolton Wanderers have completed the signings of defenders Zat Knight and Sam Ricketts, the Premier League club said on their website on Saturday. The pair have signed three-year deals for undisclosed fees, with centre back Knight, 29, joining from Aston Villa and 27-year-old full back Ricketts moving from Hull City. Ex-Fulham player Knight has earned two England caps, against the United States and Colombia in 2005, while former Swansea City player Ricketts has notched 34 caps for Wales.