Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Ex Wigan defender needed a loan

Ex Wigan defender needed a loan

Tottenham Hotspur and former Wigan Athletic defender Pascal Chimbonda is in the spotlight after being questioned by the police investigating corruption in football.

Chimbonda`s agent, Willie McKay, is reported in many of this morning newspapers giving his side of the story to an £18,000 loan that he made to the French right back

McKay says that following Chimbonda`s move from the Latics to Spurs that the player found himself a little short of money and asked his agent, McKay, for a loan of £18,000.

When I'm a little short I borrow a tenner

Willie McKay says he used a cheque to lend Chimbonda the money and everything is above board and I have no doubts that it is

The thing that does bother me though is that Chimbonda was a very well paid player at Latics and that he needed to borrow £18K, this leaves the question, what on earth do these players spend their money on?

18 grand to me would be a very large wedge of money, but the way McKay talks about it is so matter of fact and shows that football players truly do live in a different world!

We know they get paid too much, but are the current crop of Premiership players worth their crust?

Have your say on the message board

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 the Vital Fantasy League

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved

Click here for the Latics Speyk forum

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday September 16 2007
Time: 1:45PM

Comments

0
Different world, 18k would be more than a years wage to a lot of supporters, the top players get paid far too much, but it isnt their fault, if someone offered me stupid money for doing my job Id take it
worbo
16/09/2007 13:50:00
0
the actual quote is "the love of money" which is the problem usually, i.e GREED
Hudders
16/09/2007 14:27:00
0
All reet Hudders I'll change it. You see thats my problem I dont give a toss about money
worbo
16/09/2007 17:31:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Latics Sell Out Allocation For Old Trafford Cup Tie

Wigan Athletic's initial 1,900 tickets for the 4th round FA cup tie against Man U at Old Trafford flew out of the Latics ticket office quicker than you could say ''11th May 2013''

PWU Latics Podcast - We're Gonna Win

This week's Progress With Unity podcast is now available for your listening pleasure.

Any Previous? - Latics v Brentford

The first meeting between the two sides came back in early September 1982 when the Latics ran out 3-2 winners in a Division 3 game at Springfield Park

Meet The Ref - Latics v Brentford - James Adcock

Brentford are in town on Saturday in another vital Championship game, making sure that the players won't be getting too excited will be Nottingham referee James Adcock.

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 Burton
Suggested By: Gordon Honeycomb
Jakob Haugaard5%
Callum Connelly35%
Jake Buxton1%
Dan Burn10%
Stephen Warnock2%
Shaun MacDonald2%
Max Power7%
Sam Morsy33%
Michael Jacobs1%
Yanic Wildschut1%
Will Grigg3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
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)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 29 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (a)
FA Cup
Feb 3 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 7 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Get a Grip!178
2.dwdan131
3.Moonay125
4.king_dezeeuw06117
5.truelatic4eva109
6.hindleymonwafc109
7.BrickLatic100
8.Barry W83
9.nottinghamlatic82
10.scotdave77
Vital Football Comment