UK time is: 05:39:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

John Benson Sadly Passes Away


Former Wigan Athletic manager and general manager John Benson has sadly passed away following a short illness report the Latics official website.

Benno only left the Latics back in the summer to join Sunderland as a scout having been connected to the Latics since 1995 when he joined as John Deehans assistant, taking over the managerial reigns himself in June 1999, guiding the Latics to the League 2 play-off final the following May only to lose to Gillingham at Wembley.

Benson who also managed Manchester City and Burnley had been general manager at the Latics since 2006, the 67 year old was responsible for helping to bring a host of players to the Latics including Graeme Jones, Andy Liddell, Hugo Rodallega, Maynor Figueroa and Amr Zaki

All at Vital Wigan send their deepest sympathies to Benno`s family, RIP.




Join The Vital Debate



Bookmark and Share












Latics and Proud

Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site






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:Saturday October 30 2010

Time: 2:27PM

Your Comments

RIP Benno
worbo
RIP
heysham_mfc
 

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Oscarbon 108
2. bensourhero 95
3. worbo 75
4. russialatic 74
5. lathamwafc 61
6. loudmouthblue 59
7. Pauvre Jean 51
8. Taff57 51
9. riddy 50
10. SwindonLatic 42

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Brentford Turn Down Latics Bid For Forshaw
» Wigan : 28/07/2014 20:50:00
Clarke Returns to Familiar Settings
» Huddersfield : 28/07/2014 20:31:00
LUFC White set to miss start of season
» Leeds Utd : 28/07/2014 20:30:00
Benedicic close whilst Viviani is still in talks
» Leeds Utd : 28/07/2014 20:11:00
Jo Inge Berget Signs For Celtic
» Cardiff : 28/07/2014 19:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where Do We Need To Strengthen?
Suggested By:  Uwe Rösler
Back Line 2%
Midfield 5%
Attack 93%