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Wigan Athletic

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Club Address: JJB Stadium
Wigan WN5
Official Website: www.wiganlatics.premiumtv.co.uk
League: League One
Club Nickname: The Latics

Former Canaries now at the JJB Stadium


Current Canaries who were once Latics

KAMIL NOWAK Norwich's positional scout previously worked for Wigan.

Canaries & Latics: the full relationship

KELLAND ABSALOM Goalkeeper who trialed with Norwich in April 2016.
LEON BARNETT Signed by Wigan from Norwich in July 2013
JOHN BENSON Benson had three spells at Norwich (1 as player, 2 as coach) and two with Wigan
KEITH BERTSCHIN Former Norwich striker who was Wigan's reserve team coach
WAYNE BIGGINS Biggins' goals helped Norwich and Wigan win promotion in 1985/86 and 1996/97 respectively
JOHN BOND Former Norwich manager John Bond scouted for the Latics
MARK BOWEN Former Welsh international defender Bowen was with Wigan from August to December 1999
CARL BRADSHAW When Bradshaw's contract was terminated by City in 1997, he joined the Latics
TITUS BRAMBLE Wigan's 2007 signing from Newcastle played a few times for Norwich's schoolboy sides
GED BRANNON Brannon made 12 appearances for Norwich whilst on loan from Man City
STEVE BRUCE Former Norwich captain who has two spells managing Wigan
JIMMY BULLARD Wigan's £275,000 January 2003 signing trialled with Norwich in 2001
PAUL COOK Joined the Canaries from Wigan in May 1988 for £73,000. Had loan spell at the JJB in 2001 and then managed there from 2017
PAUL DALGLISH Paul joined the Latics on a free transfer after falling out of favour at Carrow Road during 2001
JOHN DEEHAN Deehan quit as Norwich manager in April 1995 and took over at Wigan the following November
KIERAN DOWELL Norwich signed former Wigan midfielder Dowell from Everton in August 2020
DAVID FAIRCLOUGH Former Liverpool "supersub" who played for both Norwich and Wigan at the end of his career
ADAM FORSHAW Norwich's August 2023 signing played for Wigan earlier in his career
DAMIEN FRANCIS Spent one season at the JJB following his transfer from Norwich in 2005
JOHAN GALLON French striker who had trials with both Norwich and Wigan in 2001
MATT GILKS Former Norwich keeper who moved to Wigan in January 2017
JOHN GREGG Tried to establish himself at both Carrow Road and Wigan in 1994
BRYAN HAMILTON Managed both the Latics and the Canaries
CARLOS HASSELBAINK Had trials at Carrow Road and at the JJB Stadium during 2000
GRANT HOLT Legendary Norwich striker signed from Norwich by Wigan in July 2013
JUSSi JAASKELAINEN Former Norwich trialist who joined Wigan in August 2015
MARK JACKSON Mark had trials at both Norwich and Wigan during the early part of 2000
MATT JACKSON Former Norwich captain Jackson joined Wigan in November 2001 after a loan spell
JASON JARRETT Joined Norwich from Wigan in the summer of 2005
JURGEN MACHO Austrian international who had trials with both Norwich and Wigan
MALKY MACKAY Wigan's manager was a stalwart in Norwich's defence
IAN MCNEILL Norwich's former European scout managed Wigan and actually led them into the Football League
DAVID MARSHALL Former Norwich keeper Marshall joined Wigan in July 2019
JOSH MURPHY Norwich winger loaned to Wigan in March 2015
CARLO NASH Norwich's July 2013 signing played for Wigan earlier in his career
ROB NEWMAN Newman spent the latter part of the 1997/98 season on loan to Wigan from Norwich
JAMES PERCH Wigan's July 2013 signing played for City's schoolboys before joining Forest
ANTHONY PILKINGTON Wigan's January 2019 signing played for Norwich earlier in his career
KEVIN REEVES Wigan's former Chief Scout made his mark at Carrow Road
BRUCE RIOCH After parting from the Canaries in March 2000, Bruce became Wigan's manager the next June
MARK SEAGRAVES Wigan's former first team coach spent a loan spell at Carrow Road
ANTHONY SCULLY Wigan's 2022 signing  trialled with Norwich whilst part of the West Ham Academy
ANTOINE SIBIERSKI Joined Norwich on loan from Wigan in September 2008
DANEL SINANI Luxembourg international who signed for Wigan on loan from Norwich in January 2023
JAMES VAUGHAN Former Norwich striker who joined Wigan in 2018 
STEVE WALSH Walsh made his league debut for Wigan whilst under Bryan Hamilton's leadership
DAVE WATSON Former Norwich captain who joined Wigan as youth coach in April 2008
YANIC WILDSCHUT Dutch winger signed by Norwich from Wigan in January 2017
DAVID WRIGHT Joined Norwich on loan from Wigan in November 2005 (and returned to Norwich eleven years later)
JOHNNY WRIGHT Johnny had a trial with the Latics after being released by the Canaries in 1997

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