Scouting Reports

What can we expect from Marc Albrighton?

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Wigan have signed the Aston Villa midfielder Marc Albrighton. The England U21 arrives at the DW for a 28 day loan. But what can we expect from the winger?

Meeting the Opposition: S.V. Zulte Waregem

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As Wigan are about to take their baby steps into the big bad world of Europa League. And here is the first in what I hope will be a serious of meeting the opposition. Where I take a look at the...

New Signings Review: Leon Barnett

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The experienced center back become the ninth signing of the Owen Coyle revolution and now supply's the team with a full back line even with two of our experienced defenders. So how much did the...

New Signing Review: Juan Carlos Garcia

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With one Honduran going out (Maynor Figueroa), the club had to of course bring in another one. Well we had lost a left/centre back so the logical thing would be bring in another such player....

New Signing Review: Grant Holt

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Arouna Kone out the door, Wigan had to look for a new striker, and in comes another 32 year old striker, and Grant Holt came in for a fee rumoured to be 2 million. The player is proven at all...

New Signing Review: Marc-Antoine Fortune

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With the club left with only one striker (Arouna Kone) Coyle had to make a move and bring in a player who could make an impact in the team. With the free market being so big this summer, Coyle yet...

New Signing Review: Chris McCann

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Former Burnley man, and a player that Owen Coyle admires, Chris McCann adds an extra versatile player who can play anywhere in the midfield and also play as a centre back if the need must. Coming...

New Signing Review: Thomas Rogne

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With the club losing one talented young defender, we needed to get out hands on another one, and Owen Coyle was quick to snap up Thomas Rogne from Celtic on a free transfer. The Norway under-21...

New Signing Review: Steven Crainey

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With Maynor Figueroa flying off to the tropical climate of Hull this summer, Wigan have been left with no recognized left back this summer, so the club had to move for a left back and really they...

New Signing Review: James Perch

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With five defenders going to pastures news, and two our injured for the start of the season the club had to act to sign new and Championship quality defenders. The rumour was Wigan were closing in...

New Signing Review: Scott Carson

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Taking a look at the new lads, we would start at the back with our new number one goalkeeper. Scott Carson the former England international goalkeeper who comes in to provide some competition for...

Scouting Report: Roger Espinoza

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The Honduran star, was sensational at this years Olympics and was part of the side that tore apart a Brazil side which included the likes of Oscar and Neymar. Roger Espinoza was on form and in...

Scouting Report: Arouna Kone

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Arouna Kone, the 28 year old Ivorian striker looks set to become Martinez's fourth signing of the summer. Well that is according to the latest reports out of Spain. The Levante striker who last...

What Have We Signed: Fraser Fyvie

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I didn't do a Scouting Report on our first summer signing, so instead I am going to take a look at just what have we signed and how he will impact on Wigan Athletic for the forth coming season and...

Scouting Report: Ivan Ramis

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The news on the signing of the Spanish centre backs seems to have died down in recent days. But it does appear that we are in the lead to sign the player ahead of everyone else. Report bids of 9...

Wigan's Revolving Striker Door

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Over the years, I think many Wigan fans will agree that when it comes to strikers we have always had one who has stuck out from the rest and really been the clubs talisman. I could name a whole...

Scouting Report: Marco Pappa

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Well with a deal believed to be legit over in the states I thought it was a good idea to look at what we look to be signing in the shape of the 24 year old Guatemalan international (Marco Pappa)....

Scouting Report: Jamie Murphy

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Now Jamie Murphy is a player who has got bags of talent and at the age of 23, having had a great couple of seasons in the SPL, he could be ready to move up to the Premier League. He has been linked...

Scouting Report: Dimitris Salpingidis

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The Greek winger, has been high in the speculation for one of the players that Wigan are in the look out for this coming summer. And with Martinez out in Poland and having watched the Greek players...

Scouting Report: The Freebies

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Much like last season there are a lot of players that are available on a free who would actually improve the team. When you get someone on a free the money you don't use on paying for them you can...

Scouting Report: Who Do We Need?

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The new feature for the summer months, where once or twice a week I will be looking at who we need, and the players we have been linked with in and around the media. So to start off with I am going...

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