Michael Francis “Mike” Pollitt is an English football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Wigan Athletic. He plays as a goalkeeper and is a footballing journeyman,, having played for several clubs in his career.

Mike Pollitt started his professional club career at Premiership giants Manchester United in 1990 and played for the them for one season but could manager no first team league matches.

Mike Pollitt subsequently played for Bury, Lincoln City, Darling and Notts County and was then sent on loan to Oldham Athletic, Gillingham, Brentford and Sunderland.

Position Goalkeeper
Height / weight 0.0 m / 89 kg
Born 29 Feb 1972
Nationality England England
Team History
Wigan Athletic FC Wigan Athletic 2005 - 2014
Barnsley FC Barnsley 2013 (loan)
Burnley FC Burnley 2007 (loan)
Ipswich Town FC Ipswich Town 2006 (loan)
Rotherham United FC Rotherham Utd 2001 - 2005
Chesterfield FC Chesterfield 2000 - 2001
Rotherham United FC Rotherham Utd 1998 - 2000
Gillingham FC Gillingham 1997 - 1998 (loan)
Brentford FC Brentford 1998 (loan)
Sunderland AFC Sunderland 1998 (loan)
Notts County Notts County 1995 - 1998
Sunderland AFC Sunderland 1998
Oldham Athletic FC Oldham Athletic 1997 (loan)
Darlington FC Darlington 1994 - 1995
Lincoln City FC Lincoln City 1992 - 1994
Lincoln City FC Lincoln City 1992 (loan)
Altrincham FC Altrincham 1992 (loan)
Bury FC Bury 1991 - 1992
Macclesfield Town FC Macclesfield Town 1991 (loan)
Manchester United Man Utd 1990 - 1991
Oldham Athletic FC Oldham Athletic 1990 (loan)

Then in 1998 Sunderland signed him on a permanent contract but he was soon on his way to Rotherham United and played 94 league matches between 1998 and 2000, becoming a first choice regular goalkeeper for the first time in his career.

In 2000 he joined Chesterfield only to leave the club in 2001 after featuring in 46 league matches moved back to Rotherham United. He played for four years at Rotherdam and featured in 175 league matches.

Mike Pollitt was signed by Wigan Athletic in 2006 but he has failed to secure a regular first team place for himself at the JJ Stadium. However he helped the Lactics to a place in the 2006 League Cup final.

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