McCann back with Coyle

Chris McCann admits reuniting with boss Owen Coyle was a big lure after he agreed to join Wigan on a three-year contract.

Last Updated: 27/06/13 at 11:49 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Micah Richards wants central role at Aston Villa

Post comment

Micah Richards has told Sky Sports News HQ he wants to establish himself as a centre-half at Aston Villa.

Jimmy Kebe handed trial by Mallorca

Post comment

Mallorca are to give a trial to former Reading and Crystal Palace winger Jimmy Kebe.

All Articles

Chris McCann: Has teamed up with Owen Co

Chris McCann: Has teamed up with Owen Co

The Irish midfielder opted against several other suitors to become Coyle's first signing as new Latics boss.

McCann arrives on a free transfer having rejected a new deal at Burnley, where the pair worked together between 2007-1010.

The 25-year-old told Wigan's official website: "It's a massive club and as soon as the call came I was desperate to get over here and get things signed.

"I'm fully committed and hopefully I'll get to show what I'm capable of very soon. The people I've met around the place, you get the impression this is a friendly club, so I'm delighted to be and looking forward to the challenge.

"Owen was a big factor in the decision of course. Having worked with the gaffer at Burnley, and experiencing what he did with us there, I know he's a manager who'll spread confidence throughout the place and he's certainly someone I'm looking forward to working with once again.

"It was a difficult decision to come away from Burnley, but when you've been with a club for so long sometimes you feel as though you need a change. This it's a new challenge for me, and one I'm looking forward to, playing on domestic and foreign fronts during the season.

"We'll need a big squad and the gaffer has already mentioned bringing in quite a few new faces to add to the quality that is already at the club.

"So it's going to be a big season for us and hopefully we can succeed in all the competitions we take part in, but the main aim is promotion back to the Premier League."


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Roberto Firmino eyeing trophy success at Liverpool after saying bye to Hoffenheim

Liverpool's £29m summer signing Roberto Firmino hopes to celebrate "a lot of success" at Anfield and 'can't wait test himself in the Premier League'.

Manchester United 'agree Matteo Darmian fee with Torino'

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Torino for Italy right-back Matteo Darmian, according to Sky Italia sources.

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba not joining Barcelona this year

Barcelona have insisted they are "not planning" a move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this calendar year.

Mail Box

Doesn't Delph To Arsenal Make More Sense?

We have reaction to our Top Ten regarding Philipp Lahm and Dave Mackay, why we all love Harry Kane, Fabian Delph to Arsenal and what United can get away with...

Why Is Kane More Likeable Than Carrick?

A Mailbox which covers topics including Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, Robin van Persie, handballs, transfer reporting and Rodgers bingo. It's not us being mean...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company