Wigan Athletic - Wigan Athletic Spread A Little Christmas Cheer
UK time is: 13:22:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wigan Athletic Spread A Little Christmas Cheer

Wigan Athletic staff and players have been bearing gifts this past week as they spread a little cheer to children across Wigan Met.

The entire Latics squad, along with manager Roberto Martinez, was out this week handing out Christmas presents in the borough, bought by the players themselves, along with the club; the visits were to Rainbow Children`s ward at the Royal Albert Infirmary, Hope School and Willow Groove primary school in Ashton-in-Makerfield.

Skipper Gary Caldwell said: "This is one of the best days of the year, when we can make a small difference to people`s lives in the town. It`s a privilege to be able to go and meet the children and the smiles on the faces say everything. As a squad, we also need to congratulate the staff at these places, who are truly wonderful people."

Willow Grove Primary School

Morning Assembly!

Boycey and the kids

Hope School

Hendry Thomas, Chris Kirkland, Ben Watson, Ronnie Stam and Maynor Figueroa causing some laughter

Players and kids with their prezzies

Latics players making a difference

Wigan Infirmary Rainbow Ward

Franco sharing a laugh with young lad

Lee Nichols, Hugo Rodallega and James McArthur make one young lads day

The boys have come to visit!

Roberto with a young patient

All photographs by permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic

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

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

The Journalist

Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 15 2011

Time: 10:28AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Lovely stuff
Report Abuse
15/12/2011 10:35:00


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
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 98
2. hindleymonwafc 82
3. nottinghamlatic 72
4. 1henski 71
5. Thorpyness 69
6. Whittleblue 63
7. Moonay 58
8. Yon Mon 50
9. loudmouthblue 37
10. Lazysid 30

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Gillingham 20 11 5 4 14 38
3. Burton 19 12 2 5 7 38
4. Walsall 19 10 6 3 14 36
5. Wigan 20 9 7 4 10 34
6. Peterborough 20 10 3 7 15 33
7. Millwall 19 9 4 6 4 31
8. Southend 20 8 7 5 3 31

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Richard O'Kelly Likely To Depart
» Walsall : 30/11/2015 12:49:01
Adkins - Football's A Cruel Mistress
» Sheff Utd : 30/11/2015 11:33:00
Johnson On United Point
» Barnsley : 30/11/2015 10:38:00
Powell Heads Out On Loan
» Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:20:00
Harris - Plenty Of Positives From Saturday
» Millwall : 30/11/2015 10:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man Of The Match v Southend United
Suggested By:  Jimmy James
Jussi Jääskeläinen 1%
Donervon Daniels 0%
Leon Barnett 44%
Jason Pearce 22%
Chris McCann 0%
Reece James 0%
Don Cowie 0%
Max Power 33%
Cisco Junior 0%
Will Grigg 0%
Alex Revell 0%
David Perkins 0%