The behaviour of Wigan Athletic, and in particular their manager Paul Jewell, over the last few weeks has been little short of a disgrace. He’s constantly gone on about Blake wanting to join him, he even said that on television last week, and has even tried to joke about rushing the transfer through this week to enable Blake to play against us.
Now apparently the sports shop cannot raise the necessary money to complete a deal although this is not the first time Jewell has said the deal is dead, those words usually precede another offer.
Blake must now be in turmoil, he’s said he wants to go to
Some Burnley fans will have little sympathy for him but there is no doubt he has been used by his former manager Jewell and
The situation appears to be that
He’s certainly going to be a Burnley player on Boxing Day so will he play at
But any criticism we do feel should go Blake’s way should be nothing compared to that which Jewell deserves. What a despicable way to run a football club.