Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Wigan Athletic Sunday News Review

Wigan Athletic Sunday News Review

This weeks comings and going on`s at the JJB and what can we expect for next week?

The big surprise this week was the appointment of Frank Barlow as assistant to Chris Hutchings

The former Nottingham Forest 'caretaker` manager was not the choice of many (if any ) Latics fans to take up this vital role.

Frank seems to be a coach who is well respected and he has a wealth of experience, though most of it is in the lower leagues, time will tell.

The legend that is Arry DeZeeuw signed for Coventry City proving that he is not ready for retirement just yet.

King Arry will hopefully prove to be a big a success with the Sky Blues has he was with both ourselves and Portsmouth

Carlo Nash put pen to paper on a deal that saw him move from our near neighbours Preston North End for £300,000

Nash spent part of last season on loan at the JJB so he will be known to Latics fans

The big Bolton born keeper is being brought in to provide cover for Chris Kirkland.

Our other big Bolton born keeper Mike Pollitt also signed a new one year deal with the club, so we have some good cover between the sticks

Time appears to have run out on Josip Skoko

The Aussie midfielder was given till the end of June to sign his new contract

With no announcement from the club that he has done so, it looks like Josip is off to pastures new

Chief Executive Brenda Spencer revealed that the club was pleased with season ticket sales after they went on general release on Monday.

Though she didn`t give any figures, Brenda said that the club were hopeful that a new season ticket record would be set.

The lads returned for training on Thursday and looking at the photos in the Wigan Evening Post it seemed like they were all enjoying their first session.

Two players were in talks with the club last week and sources say that they were Bolo Zenden and Jason Koumas.

It is widely accepted that West Brom have agreed a fee with the Latics for Koumas and Zenden is available on a free from Liverpool

Both would be seen as quality signings, but it is understood that there are other clubs interested, so it`s a wait and see.

Rangers agreed, after much haggling, a fee of around £2.5 million to take Lee McCulloch up to Ibrox.

This is a dream move for Lee and he has been one of our most consistent performers for the past six years

Good luck to the lad and he goes with our best wishes.

The Latics old guard got to the final of the North West Masters tournament, thrashing Bolton 5-1 along the way.

They lost to Manchester United 2-1, the winning goal being scored with just 16 seconds left on the clock

For their first attempt at the competition the lads did us proud, well done.

There is expected to be a new signing made next week, apparently a big name, my source informs me, but they wont name them.

Will it be Koumas, Zenden or that new forward that we are chasing?

All will be revealed next week.

A good week or bad week in the life of the Latics?

Join Vital Wigan and have your say

We are the fastest growing Wigan Athletic site on the net

Be apart of Vital Wigan and help create the number one site for all Latics fans

Unofficial, unbiased, unbelievable

By the fans for the fans

Vital Wigan

click here

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday July 1 2007
Time: 10:59AM

Comments

0
A good week to be a Latics supporter, lots of speculation and gossip doing the rounds to keep the interest high. Cant wait for the friendlies to begin
worbo
01/07/2007 11:05:00
0
keep it going into the season !!somthing good!
upthedale
01/07/2007 13:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Video Highlights - Wigan Athletic 0 Nottingham Forest 0

The action(?) from yesterday's game at the DW Stadium between Wigan Athletic and Nottingham Forest which ended goalless:

Report - Latics 0 Forest 0 - What A Shocker

Thirteen games to save our Championship status, first up a home game against Nottingham Forest who are on a shocking run of form, conceded 10 goals in their last three matches, three of their first choice defenders missing through injury, they had lost 11 of their 16 away games this season with a -16 goal difference on the road and sat just six points above us in the table, surely a game that we would set out to win.

Checking the team selection I felt slightly optimistic but slightly conf

Audio - Warren Joyce Talks On Goalless Draw With Forest

Warren Joyce gives his opinion on today's game:

Stats: Wigan Athletic v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Wigan Athletic (0) vs (0) Nottingham Forest, DW Stadium, 25/02/17 3pm Att: 11,254

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 Forest
Suggested By: Craig Morgan
Matt Gilks14%
Jamie Hanson0%
Jake Buxton2%
Dan Burn35%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald4%
Max Power8%
Sam Morsy22%
Ryan Tunnicliffe0%
Mikael Mandron2%
Omar Bogle11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Birmingham City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!298
2.king_dezeeuw06220
3.Whittleblue212
4.Moonay180
5.BrickLatic148
6.hindleymonwafc134
7.truelatic4eva126
8.Oscarbon108
9.Barry W108
10.scotdave95
Vital Football Comment