Writer: Barry Worthington
Date:Friday September 11 2009
The recent poll on Vital Latics asked the question who the fans looked on as the best Wigan Athletic signing this summer and the outright winner is Honduras international and midfield lynch pin Hendry Thomas with a whopping 51% of the votes cast.
It has taken the Latics a full year to secure the signature of Thomas following issues with a work permit but the wait has been well worth it with the combative midfield man making the centre perch of the Latics team his own with some fabulous displays so far this season.
Without doubt Thomas looks capable of filling the void left by Lee Cattermole`s departure and he is a player that Roberto Martinez can build his team around.
For the record the complete votes were:
Hendry Thomas - 51%
Scott Sinclair - 17%
Jordi Gomez - 16%
Momo Diame - 5%
Jason Scotland - 5%
James McCarthy - 3%
Antonio Amaya - 3%
The new poll is available for you to vote in and is situated at the bottom right of this page, it is asking who will win tomorrow`s Premier League clash between the Latics and West Ham, to vote simply select your option and then hit the submit button, it`s that easy.
Vital Latics have teamed up with Latics fan and author Ken Barlow to offer one lucky Vital member the chance to win a personalised signed copy, by Ken himself, of his fabulous new book about life supporting the Latics back in the 1970`s, entitled `Mild and Bitter Were the Days`.
The book is based on Ken`s diary and follows the trials and tribulations of a young lad getting his first kiss, his first pint and following the love of his life Wigan Athletic in the glorious days of the Northern Premier League, a must for all Latics fans and all football fans a like, we`ve all been there.
To enter the competition simply answer the following question:
Which league were the Latics in before they gained election to the football league:
A - Southern Premier League
B - Northern Premier League
C - National Premier League
To enter click here and mark the subject of your email 'Book Competition` but, don`t forget your name and address in case you are the lucky winner and also include your Vital username, good luck
Closing date 20th September 2009
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Date:Friday September 11 2009
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