Writer: Barry Worthington
Date:Wednesday July 25 2007
Mario Melchiot will lead Wigan Athletic out tonight at Bloomfield Road after officially being named club captain
The Latics will send out their strongest team available tonight for the first friendly under new manager Chris Hutchings on English soil
Following last weeks training camp in Holland the games get a little tougher with Championship new boys Blackpool providing the opposition
Latics have injury problems with Nash, Sibierski, Hall and Taylor are definitely out, while Caleb Folan has shin splints and he remains doubtful
Hutch reckons Blackpool will be a good tester for the Latics and says he is looking forward to the trip to the seaside.
New captain Mario Melchiot will lead out the lads and Hutch explained that it was an easy decision giving the Dutch man the role of club captain
Hutch told the clubs official web site that Mario is a natural leader and will make a good captain and the fact that he is a defender will allow him to see what`s going on in front of him
Is Melchiot the right man to captain the Latics or should it have been someone else?
Join Vital Wigan and be apart of the fastest growing Latics fans web site on the net.
News, views and debates its all here.
We are a Latics fans site run by the fans for the fans, what are you waiting for sign up and join in
It`s free, quick and carries no obligation whatsoever.
Have your say on the Latics Speyk forum
Participate in the polls and coming soon Fantasy Football and Prediction League
It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved
Click here for the Latics Speyk forum
Date:Wednesday July 25 2007
Any Previous? - Bury v Latics (Thursday October 8 2015)
Meet The Ref - Bury v Latics - Graham Salisbury (Thursday October 8 2015)
PWU Latics Podcast - Open Arms - Walsall, Crewe & Bury (Wednesday October 7 2015)
What The Bosses Said - Crewe 2 Latics 3 - JPT Reaction (Wednesday October 7 2015)
Crewe 2 Latics 3 - JPT Big Game Report (Wednesday October 7 2015)
Donervon Daniels Voted Man Of The Match v Walsall (Tuesday October 6 2015)
Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Wigan Athletic (Tuesday October 6 2015)
JPT Preview - Crewe v Latics (Tuesday October 6 2015)
What The Bosses Say - Crewe v Latics (Monday October 5 2015)
Any Previous? Crewe Alex v Latics - Big Game Build Up (Monday October 5 2015)
|7. Sheff Utd||11||5||2||4||2||17|
|8. Port Vale||11||4||4||3||2||16|
|McCullough features on famous night for Northern Ireland
» Doncaster : 08/10/2015 21:52:00
|Southend's JPT Ball Number Known
» Southend : 08/10/2015 20:53:01
|Millwall's JPT Ball Number Known
» Millwall : 08/10/2015 20:51:00
|United's JPT Ball Number Known
» Sheff Utd : 08/10/2015 20:49:01
|Rochdale's JPT Ball Number Known
» Rochdale : 08/10/2015 20:47:00