Date:Monday January 23 2012
Wigan Athletic young goalkeeper Lee Nicholls has put pen to paper on a new contract that will keep the 19 year old England youth international at the club until June 2014 at least.
There are high hopes for Nicholls and Latics boss Roberto Martinez is delighted to have him tied down for teh next two years, speaking to the clubs official website Martinez said: 'Lee has made good progress over the last two seasons, but we do think that now he is ready to take the next step in fulfilling his enormous potential.
'He has worked on the technicality of his position, and now is a great time for him to develop the maturity and the standards required for a professional goalkeeper at the highest level.
'We're all excited at Wigan Athletic to see Lee taking the final step in his development.'
The Latics official site also report that the youngster is over the moon, Nicholls himself saying: 'I've learned so much whilst I have been here under goalkeeper coach Iniaki Bergara but also training every day with Chris Kirkland, Mike Pollitt and Ali Al Habsi has been an incredible experience for me.
'I just want to learn and improve and hopefully start fighting for my place in the team sooner rather than later.'
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
Date:Monday January 23 2012
Permission To Speak? Latics Ask To Talk To Uwe (Thursday December 5 2013)
Uwe Rosler Bookies Favourite For Latics Job (Thursday December 5 2013)
What The Caretaker Boss Said - Leeds 2 Latics 0 (Thursday December 5 2013)
Leeds 2 Latics 0 (Thursday December 5 2013)
Stats: Leeds United v Wigan Athletic (Wednesday December 4 2013)
Team Sheets - Leeds v Latics (Wednesday December 4 2013)
Leeds v Latics Preview (Wednesday December 4 2013)
Phelan For Whelan Or Olly All The Way? (Wednesday December 4 2013)
James McClean - Latics Man Of The Match v Derby (Tuesday December 3 2013)
Previous Encounters - Leeds v Latics (Tuesday December 3 2013)
|6.||Noel Wards Leg||37|
|Rovers welcome back duo
» Blackburn : 05/12/2013 18:13:00
|DRFC Can Rovers beat Bolton?
» Doncaster : 05/12/2013 18:00:00
|Permission To Speak? Latics Ask To Talk To Uwe
» Wigan : 05/12/2013 17:15:00
|Adkins to make Sharp loan permanent in Jan?
» Reading : 05/12/2013 16:52:00
» Blackpool : 05/12/2013 14:44:00
|Cummings pleased with narrow win
» Reading : 05/12/2013 14:24:00
|Uwe Rosler Bookies Favourite For Latics Job
» Wigan : 05/12/2013 14:10:00