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Dave Watson Departs

Wigan Athletic head of the youth department, has left the club to join Newcastle United. No details as in what capacity are confirmed. But it is yet another hit to Wigan, as since his arrival under Steve Bruce, Watson as been a strong part of the Latics's back room staff.

The club said in a statement released today:

"The club would like to put on record their thanks to him for all his efforts whilst in Wigan and to wish him the best of luck in his new role."

"An announcement will be made on his successor as soon as an appointment is confirmed."