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Burn & Hutch find new clubs but Jokanovic is off to Copenhagen

The Craven Corner: Adam Brons-Smith shares his view on this week’s activity at Fulham Football Club Fernando Amorebieta was linked with a move back to Spain last week, but he isn’t one of the two defenders to find new clubs in the last few days. Released duo, Dan Burn & Shaun Hutchinson have this week, signed contracts with Wigan Athletic & Milwall. Personally, I feel that Dan’s made the right choice for himself in signing for Wigan – he’ll get the playing time he so desperately needs to continue his development and he’ll be learning from Caldwell who, in his playing days was a no nonsense defender – something that we actually lack at Fulham

West Brom Winger McManaman Linked

West Brom Winger McManaman LinkedVitalfootball: Derby County: 25/06/2016 15:37:01McManaman, who started with Everton before moving to Wigan where he won an FA Cup winners medal (with his form seeing him touted with an England call up), has struggled with West Brom.

Unattached Dan Burn Joins Wigan Athletic

Another young long time Fulham player departs. Announcements where made last month from Dan Burn stating that he would be departing from the club at the end of the season, Burn took to Twitter back in May letting us know he was leaving the club. I Played my last game for Fulham yesterday, had 5 great years there and met some amazing people!

Latics Seeded In League Cup Draw

Latics Seeded In League Cup DrawVitalfootball: Wigan: 21/06/2016 23:37:01The draw for the first round of this season's League Cup takes place at 1pm later today (Wednesday 22/06/16) and is split into a north/south divide.

Hot Foot to Fell Foot

It’s the festival that brought you Davros (and his Deep Space Deviants) well before they were a twinkle in Simon Cowell’s scowl. The festival that, for the last two years has taken the best of Wigan music for a two day cavalcade of fun in the lakes and it’s back for 2016.musicfestivalFell Foot

Where’s Wally

As it’s Saturday, the football doesn’t start until two o’clock and there’s precious little Latics news to keep you interested, why not take a virtual walk to the pub with the Pie At Night boys for the fourth episode of their podcast? This time the usual mix of latics, food, music, beer and other nonsense contains a healthy Manchester City flavour as twitter’s @the_paris_angel joins the fray to reminisce about 1999, FA Cups and all that. Other subjects include the Uzbeki prison food, the Euros, England’s front line, chippy teas, turning out and of course the latest nominations for the Wigan Athletic emporium of sh*te.

Koeman or Martinez?

With Ronald Koeman confirmed as Everton’s new manager, what changes can fans expect? Mario Melchiot knows his compatriot well and also worked with predecessor Roberto Martinez at Wigan.

Aston Villa flops Charles N’Zogbia & Kieran Richardson released.

Embed from Getty Images (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Professional failure Charles N’Zogbia has finally been dumped by Aston Villa after a humiliating five year stay.  The failed Frenchman, who’s career highlight contains a solitary hilarious Intertoto Cup win with comedy club Newcastle United, now finds himself on the scrapheap of football “talent”.After securing a big money £9.5 million transfer from Wigan Athletic, the strange midfielder showed little if any ability or desire to do anything.  Indeed, countless managers who came through the doors at Bodymoor Heath, briefly experimented with the £63k per week flop, only to drop him at the first opportunity.

Passion or bitterness?

Passion or bitterness? You will struggle to find a dictionary definition of either, at least not in a football sense yet for many years, we – as in Wigan Athletic fans – have been dubbed the “bitter blues” by people who either don’t support a football team, or in most cases, choose to instead support a football team from a random city who happen to win lots of trophies.laticsrugbybitter

Latics Release Four Players

Latics Release Four PlayersVitalfootball: Wigan: 03/06/2016 17:55:01The Latics have released their retained list ahead of the new season, although four out of contract first team players haven't been offered new deals there aren't any real surprises

Euro Trashed

There’s got to be some perks to this job hobby, right? So it came to pass that The Pie at Night podcast went on the road to the Northern Beer Temple on Wigan Lane for Episode 3 of an as yet undetermined series.