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Shaun Maloney Contract Extension Announced

The Latics have announced that star man Shaun Maloney has extended his contract with the club and he's signed a new deal that will keep him at the DW Stadium until 2015

Signed in August 2011 from Celtic, Maloney's Latics career was slow to get going, but since coming into the first team squad against Norwich last February, the Scotland international has been pivotal to our creative play and his importance to the side cannot be underestimated

Speaking to the clubs official website about Maloney extending his contract, delighted Latics boss Roberto Martinez said - 'We're delighted that Shaun has committed his future to the club. From the first day he arrived his professionalism and determination to succeed has been outstanding and an example for the younger members of the group to follow.

'Shaun is one of the most technically gifted British players that you will find, but on top of his style and footballing flair his work-rate and purpose in his performances make him a key member of our future at Wigan Athletic.

'I'm sure the fans are looking forward to watching him continue to enjoy his football at Latics for a long time.'

Brilliant news

The latest edition of the PWU Wigan Athletic podcast is now available for download.

This week we are in the warmth of the studio with sub zero temperatures out doors

Barry, Dan, Rob, Paul and Gareth discuss the great point earned at Fulham (00:00), the Figueroa clearance and the injury to Ivan Ramis. The cup replay at Bournemouth (12:00) is also reviewed, what a good side they are, and the magic of the FA cup, slight disagreement amongst the team

This coming weekend sees Sunderland head to the DW Stadium for a Premier League game and the crew assess our chances of getting something from the game (24:00)

If you would like to get involved in the podcast or have any topics that you'd like to be discussed please get in touch at wigan@vitalfootball.co.uk marking your email PWU Podcast

The podcast can be downloaded from itunes or via our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com or by simply hitting the play button on the embedded player below

Thank you very much for listening, your support is very much appreciated

The PWU crew

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 17 2013

Time: 5:38PM

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