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Jimmy Bullard Best Ever Wigan Athletic Midfielder

Jimmy Bullard Best Ever Wigan Athletic Midfielder

Jimmy Bullard was voted the best ever Wigan Athletic midfield player by Vital Wigan pollsters.

Jimmy was a character and made an impression the moment he was signed from Peterborough and that impression is still at the club even though he left for Fulham two years ago.

Jimmy`s exuberance was there for all to see, he wanted to take every throw-in, every corner and every free-kick, he was the first one out on the pitch and the last one to leave, if any one loved playing football and loved playing for Wigan Athletic it was Jimmy Bullard.

Jimmy was part of the clubs meteoric rise through the divisions and if he hadn`t have made the Premier League with the Latics then the talented little cockney would have made it somewhere else.

Jimmy won the poll quite comfortably getting 63% of the votes his nearest challenger being Roberto Martinez who took 16% of the vote

Well done Jimmy

Next in the series is looking at the best ever forward to have played for the Latics and this is a hard category to choose from in my opinion with so many excellent forwards and hero`s down the years, see if you can pick out the winner

The poll is available for all to vote on and can be found on the right side of this page.

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Monday July 14 2008
Time: 11:49AM

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Jimmy Bullard, what a player and what a character, some fantastic memories of his time at the club
worbo
14/07/2008 11:52:00
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He is a legend i loved and adored him what a charcater. I remember a couple of years ago in the prem, i forgot who we where against but everone fell over each other in the box and guess who comes running. Jimmy he leap frogged them all and then landed on his arse. GOOD TIMES
Jonni_G
16/07/2008 20:52:00
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