Joel Dixon’s heroics earn praise from Bolton boss Ian Evatt

Walsall v Barrow – Sky Bet League Two – Banks’s Stadium
(Image credit: Nick Potts)

Bolton boss Ian Evatt was full of praise for goalkeeper Joel Dixon after he marked his debut with the vital save to help the Sky Bet League One new-boys to a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win over Championship Barnsley.

Dixon, signed from Evatt’s former club Barrow in pre-season, saved Barnsley’s fifth spot-kick from Devante Cole before Josh Sheehan netted the decisive penalty.

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