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Pearce in line for Wigan job

Pearce in line for Wigan job

Stuart Pearce is believed to be the number one choice as the next manager of Wigan Athletic should the Latics not win on Saturday

Contrary to reports in one local paper (they get it wrong again) it is understood by Vital Wigan that Dave Whelan has made Saturdays home game against Chelsea a win or bust game for current manager Chris Hutchings

The dreadful run of late coupled with some of the players not being 100% behind the current boss may have led to the decision to look else where for a new captain of the good ship Latics

It is believed that there is a short list of three candidates with Stuart Pearce, the current England under-21 boss, at the top of the list

Pearce earned rave reviews from Whelan when he was manager of Manchester City and Whelan called for a 'dream team` of Pearce and Jewell to be appointed the next England joint managers.

The others on the list are believed to be Chris Coleman, Graeme Souness

Saturday is a big game and even if there is a Wigan win it is still expected that there will be a change of manager

Stuart Pearce the right choice?

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Wednesday October 31 2007
Time: 8:06PM

Comments

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A name out of the blue, didnt do too good a job at City
worbo
31/10/2007 20:10:00
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Think he could do a good job for you lot. Certainly would give your current crop of players a kick up the arse!
Real Deal
31/10/2007 20:39:00
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Thats what the need
worbo
31/10/2007 21:42:00
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from very bad to ooh dear champoinship ere you come
mick66owl
01/11/2007 19:33:00
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Alright mick when you are in the prem you can give us some stick, at the moment I would be taking the ***** if I was you
worbo
01/11/2007 21:26:00
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you got more chance of getting Johnathan Pearce chaps!
merlin
02/11/2007 19:18:00
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Maybe Jonathan could organise us better than Chris does
worbo
02/11/2007 23:18:00
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