Wigan Athletic - Steve Bruce Excited by New Wigan Signing
UK time is: 03:15:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Steve Bruce Excited by New Wigan Signing

Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce is looking forward to working with new Latics player Daniel De Ridder and reckons he will make an impact at the JJB.

Bruce signed De Ridder last year for Birmingham from Spanish Club Celta Vigo and reckons his versatility will be invaluable as the Latics aim to improve on last seasons 14th place finish.

Bruce said:

'Daniel is an exciting player and I'm convinced he can make an impact at Wigan.

'He has very quick feet and can pull off the unexpected, he's a player with a trick, who can go past defenders and has an eye for a pass.

'He is also versatile enough to play in a number of positions."

Steve Bruce made it clear that the flying Dutchman will not be the only incoming player this summer:

'It's clear we need to bring one or two new faces in this summer and we are currently chasing several targets. Watch this space.'

De Ridder could be the first of many as Steve Bruce looks to stamp his own personality on the Latics

Vital Latics

It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 1 2008

Time: 11:30AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Well Brucie seems to think he'll be a good un
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 11:33:00

Interesting season waiting for you then.
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 11:39:00

Hopefully he can do us some good.
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 12:12:00

Left wing is a position that needed filling. There's a 'keeper and a striker needed, minimum.
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 13:47:00

Taxi for Koumas
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 16:13:00

he is a good player from what ive heard of him. Good luck next season
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 17:04:00

Koumas needs to stay
Report Abuse
01/07/2008 19:54:00

Koumas defenetly needs to stay Quality player
Report Abuse
07/07/2008 23:09:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Frank Ford's Focus - League 1 Round Up (Tuesday October 13 2015)

Bury 2 Latics 2 - Big Game Report (Monday October 12 2015)

What The Bosses Said - Bury 2 Latics 2 (Saturday October 10 2015)

Wigan Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Saturday October 10 2015)

Stats: Bury v Wigan Athletic (Saturday October 10 2015)

Bury v Latics - Big Game Preview (Saturday October 10 2015)

Early Team News - Bury v Latics (Friday October 9 2015)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BrickLatic 94
2. Thorpyness 61
3. Whittleblue 56
4. worbo 43
5. Moonay 39
6. nottinghamlatic 34
7. craig214 30
8. hindleymonwafc 30
9. Martinez1986 30
10. Oscarbon 26

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Southend 12 5 3 4 1 18
8. Peterborough 12 5 2 5 3 17
9. Rochdale 12 5 2 5 2 17
10. Wigan 12 4 5 3 1 17
11. Port Vale 12 4 4 4 1 16
12. Colchester 12 4 4 4 -3 16
13. Barnsley 11 4 2 5 -1 14

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

» Barnsley : 13/10/2015 21:45:01
» Bradford : 13/10/2015 21:44:01
DRFC Former Owls and Blades boss favourite to take over
» Doncaster : 13/10/2015 21:36:00
Allardyce: 'I Have A Few Irons In The Fire'
» Blackpool : 13/10/2015 21:06:01
Frank Ford's Focus - League 1 Round Up
» Wigan : 13/10/2015 15:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Bury
Suggested By:  Craig Madden
Jussi Jääskeläinen 4%
Donervon Daniels 2%
Craig Morgan 2%
Leon Barnett 0%
Reece James 0%
David Perkins 24%
Max Power 0%
Chris McCann 29%
Michael Jacobs 2%
Yanic Wildschut 37%
Jordy Hiwula 0%