Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Whelan Wants Fines

Whelan Wants Fines

Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan wants Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers to be fined for not completing fixtures after their undersoil heating systems failed last week. Whelan accused them of ‘bad management’ for letting their fixtures be cancelled.

The Premier League is investigating the postponements of the two games. Newcastle United's game was called off because of problems in the surrounding area, and so won't be investigated.

Dave Whelan said: “If a club can’t sort their heating system out they need to be fined heavily.”

Wigan Athletic lost 3-0 at home to Blackburn Rovers on the following Saturday. Dave Whelan commented: “They were fresh as daisies. No wonder they won.”
Could you manage Wigan Athletic better than Jewell, Manchester United better than Ferguson or Chelsea better than Mourinho?

Then enter our free competition to win a copy of Football Manager 2006. Just click on the link below.


Football Manager 2006 Comp!




Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or click here to join in the debates on the forum.

Go on, get vitalled!

Writer:
Date:Friday January 6 2006
Time: 8:21AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

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.

Shrewsbury Crowdfunder Campaign Extended - 14/9/17

Shrewsbury Town's crowdfunding appeal to install and trial rail seating in their South Stand has hit the £50,000 mark and has now been extended.

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Liam Sephton
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Latics win League One this season?
Suggested By: Paul Cook
Yes40%
No56%
Too early to say4%
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

RankNamePoints
1.truelatic4eva260
2.Kenny Morris103
3.MoMoWafc76
4.NYC_LATICS71
5.Martinez198664
6.nottinghamlatic62
7.Get a Grip!60
8.Lazysid55
9.hindleymonwafc53
10.loudmouthblue47
Write for Vital Football