Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Deadline Day Deals

Deadline Day Deals

There are a number of rumours regarding Wigan Athletic flying around as the Transfer Deadline approaches at midnight tonight. Here is a summary of the possible moves in order of likelihood.





Update 4 - Rumour that we may be about to sign Portsmouth striker Svetoslav Todorov, but only if they sign Jermaine Defoe first. I think that's in the believe it when I see it category.




Update 3 - Kavanagh joins Sunderland for £500,000 on a 3-year deal.


Update 2 - Kilbane joins from Everton on a 3-year deal with option of a further year.


Update 1 - Wigan and Spurs have agreed a fee for Chimbonda according to the official site.



Chimbonda is now at White Hart Lane discussing personal terms. This could finally be over!


Kevin Kilbane to join The Latics for £750,000 from Everton.

Left-sided midfielder Kilbane has reportedly left the Irish training camp to have a medical at The JJB Stadium.

Pascal Chimbonda to finally join Tottenham Hotspur for £5 million.

I believe it when I see it but Spurs have reportedly agreed a fee of £3 million up front and a further £2 million based on performance/appearances.

Graham Kavanagh to join Sunderland.

Kavanagh was Roy Keane`s understudy as defensive midfielder in the Irish international side and a similar player to Keane in a lot of ways so I can see this as a possibility. We do have a lot of midfield options so it wouldn`t be a great loss. Kavanagh is reported to have left the Irish training camp to have talks at The Stadium of Light.

David Connolly to join Sunderland.

Connolly played alongside Roy Keane in the Irish international side so I can see why this rumour has come about, but as we are short of strikers I can`t see this one coming off unless we get a couple of good quality forwards on board in the next few hours.



Watch this space for further updates during the day






What do you think about this story? Leave your comments below or post a message on the Forum.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday August 31 2006
Time: 1:25PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Was surprised about the Kavanagh one and you bringing in Kilbane and Todorov (though the Todorov one I'm surprised from looking at it from a Pompey view). The others seemed to make some sense to me.
Tierney
01/09/2006 12:18:00
0
You've done very well getting Toddy in on loan, he's looking sharp and is sure to get you goals. Don't necessarily bank on signing him if he does do really well for you though, he's very committed to Pompey and the fans love him! Hope he does a good job for you anyway.
Tantona
01/09/2006 21:22:00
0
Can't believe Harry Redknapp has given you Toddy on loan. I would prefer Toddy to that old sad git Andy Cole any day of the week. Don't expect to keep him tho. I guarentee he will be back at Fratton Park within 2 months. He will re-call him after the $hit we give him next week. Toddy will be so disapointed going to you. Its not the players or the stadium, its the fans. He won't know whats hit him when he plays the forst game. We are the best and loudest fans in the land. He will hate it there. Harry will have a few songs sung about this next week. He won't hesitate to bring him back.
POMPEYMEV
02/09/2006 04:04:00
0
Forst is meant to say first if you didn't realise. Muppets
POMPEYMEV
02/09/2006 04:05:00
0
Some good deals there.
sandgroanun
03/09/2006 22:28:00
0
Windass!!!!! really what a striker force Heskey and windass the premiership defenders will be filling their pants!!!!
dazza71
07/09/2006 20:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Will Grigg Off To France With Northern Ireland

Will Grigg has been named in the Northern Ireland 23 man squad that will take part in the Euro 2016 tournament in France

Will Grigg Scores His First International Goal

Wigan Athletic striker Will Grigg scored his first international goal for Northern Ireland in last night's Euro 2016 warm up game at Windsor Park in Belfast

Wigan Athletic 2016/17 Home Kit

Wigan Athletic have revealed their new home kit for the 2016/17 Championship season

No More Quarter Final Replays For Wigan

Should Wigan Athletic progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

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)

Man Of The Match v Barnsley
Suggested By: Gary Caldwell
Lee Nicholls16%
Donervon Daniels2%
Craig Morgan1%
Jason Pearce1%
Stephen Warnock1%
David Perkins4%
Max Power1%
Chris McCann1%
Yanic Wildschut48%
Michael Jacobs1%
Will Grigg20%
Reece Wabara2%
Ryan Colclough2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Wigan 46 24 15 7 87 37
P Burton 46 25 10 11 85 20
3 Walsall 46 24 12 10 84 22
4 Millwall 46 24 9 13 81 24
5 Bradford 46 23 11 12 80 15
6 Barnsley 46 22 8 16 74 16
7 Scunthorpe 46 21 11 14 74 13
8 Coventry 46 19 12 15 69 18
9 Gillingham 46 19 12 15 69 15
10 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 7
11 Sheff Utd 46 18 12 16 66 5
12 Port Vale 46 18 11 17 65 -2
13 Peterborough 46 19 6 21 63 9
14 Bury 46 16 12 18 60 -17
15 Southend 46 16 11 19 59 -6
16 Swindon 46 16 11 19 59 -7
17 Oldham 46 12 18 16 54 -14
18 Chesterfield 46 15 8 23 53 -12
19 Fleetwood 46 12 15 19 51 -4
20 Shrewsbury 46 13 11 22 50 -21
R Doncaster 46 11 13 22 46 -16
R Blackpool 46 12 10 24 46 -23
R Colchester 46 9 13 24 40 -42
R Crewe 46 7 13 26 34 -37
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay294
2.Whittleblue290
3.BrickLatic225
4.Thorpyness162
5.Noel Wards Leg105
6.Ihaventaclue98
7.hindleymonwafc90
8.TRUE BELIEVER80
9.Barry W68
10.Jonny_SuffolkLatic68