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Meet The Backroom Boys - Coyles Team

Meet The Backroom Boys - Coyles Team

Wigan Athletic have announced the backroom team that will assist Owen Coyle over the coming months in the ultimate aim of a quick return to the Premier League

With Graeme Jones, Richard Evans, Kevin Reeves and Inaki Bergara following ex boss Roberto Martinez to Everton, it gave Coyle the opportunity to bring in his own men

Sandy Stewart (assistant manager), Phil Hughes (goalkeeping coach), Andy Mitchell (head physiotherapist) and James Barrow (strength and conditioning coach), take up their new positions alongside Graham Barrow who remains as First Team Coach and Dennis Lawrence, who remains as Development Squad Coach.

Sandy Stewart has worked with Coyle at St Johnstone, Burnley and Bolton, Mitchell and Hughes met Coyle at Burnley and been with him since, whilst Barrow, who is the son of Graham Barrow, was with Coyle at Bolton

Speaking about his new coaching team Coyle told the Latics official site - 'It was so important that we brought in the right personnel to take up key roles at the club and I'm delighted to bring in people who have proven themselves at the highest level and who I trust completely.

'I know they'll come here and do everything in their power to bring success to Wigan Athletic, and I can't ask any more than that. '

The Backroom Boys

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic

A special edition of the PWU Wigan Athletic podcast is now available for download.

This week we are on location at the Springfield Hotel, and we have a great turn out, Barry, Dan, Gareth, Mick, Paul T, Paul K, Dan and Greg are out in force supping the fine ale on offer.

On the agenda is Roberto Martinez's departure, the appointment of Owen Coyle and the question of the backroom staff

There is a look at transfer targets, the new season fixtures are discussed and there is news on the forthcoming fans forum

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 marking your email PWU Podcast

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

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

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A PWU Podcast Special featuring quotes, from this seasons FA cup run, made by podcast regulars Dan, Barry, Greg, Gareth, Paul T, Paul K, Rob and Mick, all set to the bouncy Come On You Latics by the Empty Seats, which is supporting Josephs Goal and is available from ebay

You can download the podcast for free from itunes or via our hosting site or by simply hitting the play button on the embedded player below...enjoy

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday July 5 2013
Time: 4:43PM


Thats that one sorted
05/07/2013 16:48:00
The start of the Barrow dynasty, god it makes you feel old when Grahame's lad has grown up
05/07/2013 16:58:00
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