Date:Wednesday June 24 2009
Word coming out of the soon to be DW Stadium is that there will be a new club captain at Wigan Athletic to go with the stadium name change and the new manager, the new captain is set to be Titus Bramble.
The first question this asks is what about current club captain Mario Melchiot?
Is Mario set to be demoted or worse still is he about to leave the club, now it is no secret that Super Mario and former boss Steve Bruce did not always see eye to eye and the Holland international was reportedly going to review his situation at the club once last season had ended.
Now with Bruce heading for pastures new at Sunderland it was thought that Melchiot would see out the remainder of his contract and stay for at least one more season, maybe he is but if there is any truth of Bramble becoming captain then it seems a little strange to take the mantle away from the former Chelsea, Birmingham and Ajax man.
Titus though would make an excellent captain, off the field he is a real ambassador for the club, the way he conducts himself is exemplary, he speaks well when taking to the press, he is involved in good causes and gives both his time and money to these and he also is very approachable to the fans.
On the field, although not a shouter, Titus leads by example and he is not afraid to put his body on the line for the cause and he is respected by all at the club, this was shown by him being named not only the fans player of the season but also the players, player of the season, yes Bramble would be an excellent club captain
Captain Titus, sounds like a super hero
You can listen to the Latics Speyk podcasts now by clicking on the player here:
Date:Wednesday June 24 2009
Latics Legends v WAFC Fans Charity Game Highlights (Sunday August 30 2015)
Latics Closing In On A New Signing - James Vaughan? (Sunday August 30 2015)
What The Bosses Said - Latics 1 CreweAlex 0 (Sunday August 30 2015)
Latics 1 Crewe Alex 0 - Big Game Report (Sunday August 30 2015)
Stats: Wigan Athletic v Crewe Alexandra (Saturday August 29 2015)
Latics v Crewe Alexandra - Big Game Preview (Saturday August 29 2015)
Billy Mckay Moves To Dundee United On Season Loan (Friday August 28 2015)
It's Friday - It's Latics Podcast Day! - Homeward Bound (Friday August 28 2015)
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Crewe Alexandra (Friday August 28 2015)
Hiwula Joins But Huws Not Fancying League 1 (Friday August 28 2015)
|13. Port Vale||5||1||3||1||2||6|
|Rea Joins From Brighton On Loan
» Southend : 30/08/2015 20:19:01
|Another Tough Loss For Mellon
» Shrewsbury : 30/08/2015 20:10:01
|Adkins On Swindon Delight
» Sheff Utd : 30/08/2015 20:00:00
|Robins - It Should've Been All Three
» Scunthorpe : 30/08/2015 19:52:00
|Harris - We Should've Made More Of It
» Millwall : 30/08/2015 19:43:00