UK time is: 03:00:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Latics to Newcastle the Connections


With Wigan Athletic facing Newcastle this Boxing Day Vital Latics thought it might be an idea to take a quick look at some of the players that have represented both clubs down the years.

Dave Beasant, Titus Bramble, Alex Bruce, Paul Dalglish, Tony Dinning, Alan Herron, Keith Gillespie, Alan Kennedy, Gordon Milne, Jimmy Naylor, Michael O`Neill, Georgie Scott, Antoine Sibierski, Charlie Spencer, Roy Tunks, Micky Quinn,

Of the players mentioned above Titus Bramble and Antoine Sibierski are obviously well known to supporters having been playing for both clubs in the past two seasons, but the biggest character must be Micky Quinn

An old fashioned centre forward Quinn started his career with the Latics and he had a wealth of clubs that included Newcastle where he made 115 appearances scoring 59 goals between 1989 - 92, he made his debut for the Latics as a 17 year old and played in 69 games scoring 19 goals.

A story about Quinn doing the rounds at the moment and taken off Virgin Media web site is:

When Mick Quinn joined Wigan Athletic he was rumbled for continuing to sign on the dole. Quinn regarded the money as a signing on fee. Luckily the DSS didnt prosecute, allowing him to pay the money back weekly. Quinn later claimed he needed the money for food - his favourite meal is seconds.

His book `Who Ate All The Pies` is a gem of a read and is tragically funny following the career of this loveable rogue and his antics around the football circuit, his drinking and many misdemeanours, highly recommended.

Vital Latics - Looking at the connections

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:Thursday December 25 2008

Time: 4:45PM

Your Comments

Micky Quinn, Latics actually paid his wages when they let him go to Stockport!
worbo
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Latics Hero Ben Watson Back In Action (Thursday November 27 2014)

Wigan Athletic - The FAB Club (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Football Aid 2015 - Play at the DW Stadium! (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Can We Now Get Back To Normal? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Door Open For Grant Holt Return? (Tuesday November 25 2014)

What The Bosses Said - Latics 1 Boro 1 (Monday November 24 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Whittleblue 215
2. worbo 150
3. scotdave 137
4. hindleymonwafc 133
5. russialatic 128
6. Pauvre Jean 119
7. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 116
8. albert jckson 97
9. Oscarbon 96
10. loudmouthblue 91

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan
Brighton 1 - 0 Wigan
Wigan 3 - 3 Fulham
Derby County 1 - 2 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 0 Millwall

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19
20. Brighton 18 3 9 6 -3 18
21. Rotherham 18 4 6 8 -10 18
22. Wigan 18 3 8 7 -4 17
23. Bolton 17 5 2 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 17 1 4 12 -18 7

Breaking League News

Away attendance tracker to be used for Forest trip
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 21:08:00
BWFC: Three Years On
Bolton : 27/11/2014 21:00:00
LUFC Leeds United v Derby County Team News
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:55:00
Former players shipped out on loan deadline day
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:33:00
Ajose - I have wanted to leave for three months
Leeds Utd : 27/11/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Boro
Suggested By:  Colin Crompton
Scott Carson 3%
Emmerson Boyce 0%
Ivan Ramis 3%
Leon Barnett 0%
Andrew Taylor 0%
Chris McCann 39%
Adam Forshaw 10%
Roger Espinoza 3%
Shaun Maloney 42%
Callum McManaman 0%
Marc-Antoine Fortune 0%