Birth date 29 Feb 1972 (48 years)
Nationality England England
Height 193 cm
Position Goalkeeper
Team history
Wigan Athletic 2005 - 2014
Barnsley 2013 (loan)
Burnley 2007 (loan)
Ipswich Town 2006 (loan)
Rotherham Utd 2001 - 2005
Chesterfield 2000 - 2001
Rotherham Utd 1998 - 2000
Gillingham 1997 - 1998 (loan)
Brentford 1998 (loan)
Sunderland 1998 (loan)
Notts County 1995 - 1998
Sunderland 1998
Oldham Athletic 1997 (loan)
Darlington 1994 - 1995
Lincoln City 1992 - 1994
Lincoln City 1992 (loan)
Altrincham 1992 (loan)
Bury 1991 - 1992
Macclesfield Town 1991 (loan)
Man Utd 1990 - 1991
Oldham Athletic 1990 (loan)

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.

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.