UK time is: 08:31:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kirkie Leaves On Loan - Official



The Latics have confirmed that keeper Chris Kirkland signed for Championship club Doncaster Rovers on a three month loan deal, below is the official press release sent to Vital Latics:

Wigan Athletic can confirm that goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has joined Championship side Doncaster Rovers on-loan until January.

Following the completion of the deal this afternoon, the club are now in a position to officially confirm that the former Coventry City, Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion stopper has made his temporary move.

The club do have the option of calling back Kirkland in case of emergency during that time and Manager Roberto Martinez is hopeful the move will be of massive benefit for the 30-year-old:

"Chris has been working incredibly hard behind the scenes in training and has always shown true professionalism in his work and attitude," said Martinez.

"We hope that him playing regular first-team, competitive football will not only reward his efforts but also provide him with the right challenge so as to return to the club in January ready to help the squad."

Kirkland joined Latics on a permanent basis in October 2006 after a loan-spell from Liverpool and having made his England debut against Greece.

Over the six seasons he has been at the club the 'keeper has made 131 league appearances, and 143 in all competitions.

Kirkland is eligible to feature for Doncaster in Friday night`s live televised league match against Leeds United at the Keepmoat Stadium with a 19.45 kick off on Sky Sports 1.



Bookmark and Share



Join The Vital Debate









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:Friday October 14 2011

Time: 8:35AM

Your Comments

Good luck Chris
worbo
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

PWU Latics Podcast - Stop The Cavalry (Thursday December 18 2014)

1914 Remembered At The DW This Saturday (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Desperate Times - Watford 2 Latics 1 (Sunday December 14 2014)

Stats: Watford v Wigan Athletic (Saturday December 13 2014)

The Team Sheets - Watford v Latics (Saturday December 13 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. russialatic 89
2. scotdave 89
3. Whittleblue 75
4. worbo 66
5. Pauvre Jean 64
6. Bert Hughes 51
7. Thorpyness 51
8. Oscarbon 40
9. DRAGNET 37
10. hindleymonwafc 35

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 1 Norwich
Sheff Wed 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan
Brighton 1 - 0 Wigan

League Table (view table)

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

Breaking League News

King Makes Goalscoring Return
Blackburn : 18/12/2014 08:27:00
Liverpool Masterclass ends Cherries Dream
Bournemouth : 18/12/2014 08:22:00
Rodgers: Bournemouth are a wonderful team
Bournemouth : 18/12/2014 08:19:00
Howe: You have to admire Liverpool's quality
Bournemouth : 18/12/2014 08:18:00
Pulis Would Be A No-Brainer
Blackburn : 18/12/2014 08:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Big Game Result?
Suggested By:  Elton John
Latics Win 13%
Watford Win 75%
Draw 12%