Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Bruce Says There Should Be 'Latics the Movie'

Bruce Says There Should Be 'Latics the Movie'




Sunderland manager and former Latics boss Stave Bruce spoke about the achievement of Wigan Athletic under the stewardship of Dave Whelan, as the sides prepare to meet at the Stadium of Light.

Bruce, who had two spells in charge of the Latics, says that what the club has achieved is unbelievable and that there should be a movie made about it, I wonder who would play Bruce, Gerard Depardieu maybe?

The under pressure Sunderland boss also says he speaks to the Latics owner occasionally and that he was someone that he really enjoyed working with.

Bruce said: "Wigan are a well-run club and it is quite unbelievable when you look at what they have achieved.

"It is quite scary compared to where they were 30 years ago. There should be a film made about it.

"It is ridiculous going from 1,500 people in the Conference to six years in the Premier League and reaching a League Cup final. It is unique.

"The owner (Dave Whelan) has to take a big amount of credit for that, without him and the money he has spent, they would not be where they are. It is his hometown club, he cares about it and they have done remarkably well.

"I still speak to Dave occasionally, I saw him a few weeks ago when I went to see Wigan play Tottenham.

"He is somebody for whom I really enjoyed working."


Great idea for the movie, but who would play who? Let us know right here



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





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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Saturday April 23 2011
Time: 11:52AM

Comments

0
Latics the Movie, now there's an idea
worbo
23/04/2011 12:00:00
0
"He is somebody for whom I really enjoyed working." Then why did you bugger off and leave him and us, TWICE, you fat headed mercenary?
freddawlanen
23/04/2011 12:24:00
0
Well Said
ZAKKY
23/04/2011 13:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

The Team Sheets - Wigan Athletic v Derby County

The team sheets have been handed in at the DW Stadium:

Latics v Derby - Big Game Preview

Latics face a resurgent Derby County this afternoon at the DW Stadium, the Rams have moved up to 9th in the table following a shaky start to the campaign, under Steve McClaren they have found form and

FA Cup Ball Numbers Known (3/12/16)

With FA Cup second round ties taking place this weekend, the ball numbers for the third round draw of the competition have now been allocated.

Latics2Amsterdam Team Need You

The Latics2Amsterdam team are looking for riders to sign up and join them on the ride of a life time:

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)

Big Game Winners?
Suggested By: Archie Gemmill
Latics64%
Derby County26%
Draw10%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
15 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
16 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
17 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Thorpyness37
2.Whittleblue28
3.BrickLatic27
4.Get a Grip!26
5.Ihaventaclue22
6.Moonay22
7.hindleymonwafc16
8.scotdave15
9.Barry W14
10.nottinghamlatic13
Vital Football Comment