Wigan goalkeeper Mike Pollitt has agreed a new one-year deal to extend his stay with the Latics into an eighth season.

The 40 year-old was the club's first Premier League signing in 2005 and, with his current short-term deal - signed last summer - due to expire, he has been handed an extension for a further 12 months.

Pollitt has spent most of his time at the DW Stadium as a back-up, reflected in his tally of just 50 appearances in all competitions under four different managers, and last featured for Wigan's first team in a FA Cup tie in February 2011.

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