Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Jack Hendry off to Dundee

Jack Hendry off to Dundee

Jack Hendry has signed a 2-year contract with Dundee. The defender will return to his country of birth to represent the Scottish Premiership side, who finished 10th in the 2016/17 season.

He played three times in his spell at Wigan, which began in September 2015. Those appearances were all in the Football League Trophy (colloquially known as the MSPaint Slash Jordy Hiwula Trophy): against Crewe, Blackpool and Barnsley.

The 22-year old has also spent time on loan at Shrewsbury Town and MK Dons.

However, he will perhaps be best known amongst small time Internet webloggers for one particular 'famous' Tweet. It didn't quite go viral, but it was mildly humorous nonetheless, and hence worthy of inclusion in this tribute.

'Finally recovered after swallowing wasp a training today and it stinging my throat, some pain it causes for a wee fly'

This week on Jussi's Bunch: 'I know a guy who swallowed a fly!' - Jesus Was a Wiganer, October 2015

Speaking on Twitter, Hendry said of the move: 'Looking forward to the future ahead at Dundee! Can't wait to get started.'

He also took time to thank the Latics fans, adding that they had 'been spot on since I arrived there till now and appreciate the messages.'

I think you'll enjoy Scotland, Jackie - there are fewer wasps about!

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

Writer:Dan Farrimond
Date:Thursday July 6 2017
Time: 12:04PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

More Reliable Than A League 1 Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League One positions for the season of 2017/18.

2017 Non League Day Announced

One of the biggest events of the year to promote the Non League game will return for an eighth consecutive season during the next international break.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Liam Sephton
Editor email
Dan Farrimond
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Latics win League One this season?
Suggested By: Paul Cook
Too early to say11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

2.Kenny Morris107
4.Get a Grip!78
Write for Vital Football