Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Wigan Athletic - Olivier Kapo on His Way?

Wigan Athletic - Olivier Kapo on His Way?

The Daily Mirror are reporting that Latics new signing Olivier Kapo is unhappy with life at the JJB and is already seeking a move to pastures new with Sunderland waiting in the wings with a £3 million bid.

This seems a strange one to me, Kapo wanted to move from Birmingham following their relegation, initially there were two clubs interested in his signature ourselves and French side AS Monaco

Now with Kapo himself being French it appeared that there might be a big battle to get his signature with the interest of Monaco, but no, Kapo knew Steve Bruce and Eric Black from Birmingham City.

Kapo also knew Daniel De Ridder and Wilson Palacios again from their time together at Birmingham, so it wasn`t like he was coming to a club full of strangers.

Now to some, not me I might add, Wigan may not be their number one choice of places to live, but in these modern times professional footballers have cars and with Wigans excellent motorway link you can be in the suburbia paradise that is Cheshire in less than 30 minutes with all the other football superstars from around the North West.

Lack of first team opportunities maybe? Don`t think so, Kapo started all the preseason games that he was available for and the word is that he has a place in tomorrows starting eleven at West Ham

This sounds like a bit of paper devilment to me, Kapo hasn`t been at the club long enough to become unsettled so we will have to see what, if anything comes of this.

Vital Latics

With the season fast approaching why not enter our Fantasy Football, its free and you could win £5,000 plus a host of other prizes are on offer

It is easy to enter, just go to: Vital Latics Fantasy Football Game and pick your team.

Then press 'join mini league' or use the left hand side menu option 'mini league' to join Vital Wigans league:

League title: Latics Speyk
Password: latics

It`s all FREE





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



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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday August 15 2008
Time: 12:29PM

Comments

0
Dont like these rumours of players being unsettled, there is the old saying 'no smoke without fire' and these rumours come from somewhere, maybe his agent?
worbo
15/08/2008 12:33:00
0
This is not good news if true, everything has been so positive up to now.
ZAKKY
15/08/2008 12:51:00
0
Not true and been refuted officially by club and player
worbo
15/08/2008 12:58:00
0
Now that Ronaldo has finally made up his mind, footy writers have not much to write about. So one of them says, "Oh look, Kapo is still living in a hotel. He must be edgy and upset." Actually, the guy is just looking for a house, but who cares, it fills up the pages.
wotcha
15/08/2008 13:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Who Will Be The Stranger On The Team Sheet This Week?

What a masterstroke Warren Joyce pulled on Saturday at Burton, just who is this Callum Connelly that has been announced on the Wigan Athletic team sheet?

Latics Sell Out Allocation For Old Trafford Cup Tie

Wigan Athletic's initial 1,900 tickets for the 4th round FA cup tie against Man U at Old Trafford flew out of the Latics ticket office quicker than you could say ''11th May 2013''

PWU Latics Podcast - We're Gonna Win

This week's Progress With Unity podcast is now available for your listening pleasure.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard5%
Callum Connelly35%
Jake Buxton1%
Dan Burn10%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald2%
Max Power7%
Sam Morsy33%
Michael Jacobs1%
Yanic Wildschut1%
Will Grigg3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!181
2.dwdan131
3.Moonay125
4.king_dezeeuw06119
5.truelatic4eva111
6.hindleymonwafc109
7.BrickLatic100
8.Barry W83
9.nottinghamlatic82
10.scotdave77
Write for Vital Football