Wigan Athletic - Wigan Athletic 'Best Ever` Goalkeeper
UK time is: 11:26:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wigan Athletic 'Best Ever` Goalkeeper

Vital Wigan is currently running the 'Latics Best Ever` series and we are now up to the best ever goalkeeper to have played for Wigan Athletic and there have been many greats down the years.

My own personal favourite is Aussie legend John Filan, he came to the club when we were in Division 2 from Premier League side Blackburn Rovers for a big fee and with a big reputation.

In his time at the Latics Filan earned his fee several times over and surpassed his reputation as an outstanding goalkeeper

Filan was part of the Latics side that rose like a rocket from the lower reaches of the football league to the dizzy heights of the Premier League and when former boss Paul Jewell was asked who had been his best signing whilst in charge at the Latics, without hesitation he replied John Filan.

There have of course been other great keepers to stand between the sticks, Roy Tunks, Mike Pollitt, Nigel Adkins and we have Englands number one Chris Kirkland there at the moment, so a difficult choice, I have made mine now its your turn.

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

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: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 16 2008

Time: 10:14AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Aussie, Aussie, number one...John Filan
worbo
Report Abuse
16/07/2008 10:18:00

Got to be Chris Kirkland
marron
Report Abuse
16/07/2008 10:44:00

Mike Pollit for me as a Chelsea fan!
Adilson
Report Abuse
16/07/2008 11:07:00

John Filan, Latics legend!
alivenkickin
Report Abuse
16/07/2008 12:19:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

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 22
2. russialatic 16
3. Moonay 14
4. worbo 13
5. hindleymonwafc 12
6. Bert Hughes 7
7. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 7
8. Whittleblue 6
9. ZAKKY 6
10. Donnelly 5

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Smith Wants Two More Signings
Walsall : 05/08/2015 10:48:00
Smith Rules Out Pazo/Thompson Signings
Walsall : 05/08/2015 10:41:01
Arrival Not Planned But Not Ruled
Port Vale : 05/08/2015 08:57:00
Vale Win At Altrincham
Port Vale : 05/08/2015 08:54:00
An Unhappy Camper!
Port Vale : 05/08/2015 08:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you going to Coventry?
Suggested By:  Tony Mowbray
Yes 68%
No 32%