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 By Jason Dasey

Liverpool icon Emile Heskey on love affair with Asia, life after retirement

"People out here seem to like me," smiled Emile Heskey as he was given a room upgrade by the wide-eyed desk clerk while checking into his plush Singapore hotel.

The former Liverpool and England striker retired only a year ago -- his last club was Bolton Wanderers in the English second tier -- and yet this is his sixth trip to Southeast Asia since hanging up his boots. Whether it's coaching, playing in veterans' tournaments or working as a media pundit, the 39-year-old just can't seem to keep away.

Heskey...

 By PA Sport

Bolton part company with Neil Lennon, just days after completing takeover

Sports Shield has taken control of Eddie Davies' 94.5 percent controlling share of Burnden Leisure.

Bolton Wanderers have parted company with Neil Lennon, just days after Dean Holdsworth's takeover.

Wanderers are bottom of the Championship and 11 points from safety following Saturday's 2-1 home defeat to Preston.

They have won just four league games all season and Lennon departs having won just 18 times in 80 matches in charge.

Liverpool fans to 'respect' Emile Heskey in FA Cup, says Lennon

Emile Heskey has joined Bolton on a short-term deal.

BOLTON, England -- Bolton manager Neil Lennon is confident Emile Heskey will get a great reception on his return to Liverpool.

The 37-year-old striker will lead the line against his former club for Championship Bolton at Anfield in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Heskey was an FA Cup winner as a Liverpool player in 2001, the year Gerard Houllier's team lifted five trophies, and scored 60 goals in 223 games during four-and-a-half seasons at Anfield.

And Lennon said in a news conference: "Liverpool fans respect...

 By PA Sport

Emile Heskey returns to England with Bolton Wanderers

Emile Heskey has joined Bolton Wanderers on a short-term deal, the Championship side have confirmed.

Heskey, 36, has been without a club after leaving Australian A-League side Newcastle Jets. The former England striker has been training with Neil Lennon's men and played for their under-21 side this week.

Heskey has done enough to impress Lennon, who he played with at Leicester, and earned a short-term deal, following in the footsteps of fellow veteran striker Eidur Gudjohnsen who signed a similar...

 By PA Sport

Eidur Gudjohnsen set for Bolton deal, Emile Heskey on trial in training

Gudjohnsen -- pictured playing for Club Brugge last season -- won two Premier League titles with Chelsea.

Neil Lennon expects Eidur Gudjohnsen to rejoin Bolton in time for the trip to Reading this weekend, while fellow veteran Emile Heskey could also sign for the Championship club if he impresses in training.

Gudjohnsen, 36, enjoyed a stint with Wanderers between 1998 and 2000 before moving to Stamford Bridge, and he has been back with Lennon's squad for almost a month now.

The former Chelsea and Barcelona forward played 90 minutes for the club's Under-21s on Monday and Lennon, short of experienced...

 By Chris Wright

Emile Heskey has still got it!

After scoring once for the club in 19 appearances last season, Emile Heskey was released by Australian side Newcastle Jets in July and is consequently still without a club.

With that in mind, Heskey appeared on Britain's "Soccer AM" on Saturday morning and was handed the chance to show off his talents to any potential suitors out there watching by taking part in the show's weekly trick-shot segment, wherein celebrity participants are tasked with simply walloping a ball through any one of five holes.

Heskey,...